The new chairman of the high-speed rail link HS2 started his first day on the job with a visit to the site of one of the project's key stations in north west London. Sir David Higgins, who helped to deliver the Olympic Games, says winning the support of the public is one of his biggest challenges.
Speaking to ITV News, Sir David claimed that better links with the rest of the country is the solution to the capital's housing shortage.
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The plaque at number 16 Cowley Street in Westminster marks the brown brick Georgian townhouse where Sir John lived for 31 years.
A man reportedly armed with several knives has been arrested in Whitehall on suspicion of planning a terror attack, police have said.
Metropolitan Police officer, Tom Harrison, has been crawling the course since the race began on Sunday morning.