Wiggins calls for helmet law

Olympic champion Bradley Wiggins has called for cycling helmets to be made compulsory.

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Cyclist death is 10th fatality of the year

A man killed in an accident near the Olympic Park last night is believed to be the 10th cyclist to die in London this year.

Bike safety campaigners say that is the same number as the whole of 2010.

Last year 16 cyclists were killed on London's roads.

Police say an inquest will be opened and adjourned at Poplar Coroner's Court today. A post-mortem examination will take place tomorrow.

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