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Plans for a stunning floating village on Royal Victoria Dock have been boosted by Boris Johnson after he promised funding to procure the land.
By Lutfur Rahman
The past couple of weeks have seen an unprecedented number of cyclists' deaths and serious injuries.
Three of the five cyclists killed have been in Tower Hamlets. My heart goes out to the families and friends of those who have so tragically lost their lives.
Opposition politicians are demanding a rapid increase in road safety.
It comes just hours after the fourth fatality on the capital's roads in eight days. A female in her 20s died at Bow Roundabout on Wednesday morning after a collision with a lorry.
"I'm a libertarian," says Mayor of London Boris Johnson proudly.
"I think that on the whole if people want to ply their trade on the public highway, they should be allowed to," he goes on to say, thus underscoring his unimpeachable laissez-faire credentials.
Boris Johnson has announced the Living Wage will be increased in the capital by 25p an hour to £8.80.
In a speech at Great Ormond Street Hospital on Monday, the London Mayor also appealed for more groups to sign up to the initiative which aims to help the lowest paid workers.