High pollution levels expected to fall in London

High pollution levels in London are expected to fall. The capital has been blighted by increased levels this week with London Ambulance Service reporting a 14 per cent increase in emergency calls for people experiencing breathing problems.

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PM cancels morning run due to 'very high' pollution

David Cameron has revealed that he was forced to cancel his regular morning run due to the "very high" pollution levels.

London and other parts of southern England have been plagued by poor air quality in recent days.

The Prime Minister was forced to cancel his morning run. Credit: PA Wire

"I didn’t go for my morning run this morning. I chose to do some work instead. You can feel it," the Prime Minister told BBC Breakfast.

“But it’s a naturally occurring weather phenomenon. It sounds extraordinary, Saharan dust, but that is what it is.

Mr Cameron urged people to listen "very carefully" to what the Met Office is saying about the "unpleasant" weather.

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