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00jul24boris7.JPGMayor of London Boris Johnson defended the Met Police officer criticised for not ordering an investigation into the News of the World phone hacking in 2009.

Asst Commissioner John Yates was labelled a "lame duck" by London Assembly member Brian Coleman during Mayor's Question Time this morning, but Mr Johnson defended him.

00jul24boris7.JPGBoris Johnson is the latest high profile figure to support the campaign to stop building work on a Wapping Park.

The Mayor of London has written a letter to Thames Water director Richard Aylard about plans to use part of King Edward VII Memorial Park for its proposed super sewer.

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The decision to offer Greenwich residents free tickets to Olympic test events should set a precedent for all those living in the Olympic Park area according to Liberal Democrat London Assembly Olympics spokeswoman Dee Doocey.

Ms Doocey was speaking following today's announcement that tickets would be available for this summer's equestrian test events in Greenwich Park.

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East London is in grave danger of missing out on a lasting legacy from the Olympics, according to a London Assembly report.

A study by the economic development, culture, sport and tourism committee into the 2012 Games says there needs to be more ambitious targets for employment and thousands of new homes made available to local people.

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It's late 2012 in east London. The Olympic party is over. The athletes and spectators have gone home.

For this part of the capital, which was promised so much from hosting the world's greatest event, what will be left?

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