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Air pollution causing health problems in London

New figures from the Office of National Statistics shows that air pollution in the capital is a factor in thousands of deaths.

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Air pollution a factor in thousands of London deaths

View of London from Canada Tower Credit: Sean Aidan/Eye Ubiquitous/Press Association Images

Health campaigners are urging the government to do more to tackle air pollution in the capital as new figures show it is a factor in thousands of deaths.

Clean Air London claims that air pollution is killing more then ten times the number of people who die from road traffic accidents.

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