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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.

Boris's estuary airport dream

By Rob Virtue on January 27, 2011 4:33 PM |

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Will it be Boris's legacy to London or a fanciful dream without a hope in hell of taking off?

It was while he was a candidate for the Mayoral elections in 2008 that Johnson first stumbled across the idea of an airport in the Thames Estuary after reading a newspaper article.

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London City Airport is keeping a close eye on the Mayor's proposals for a four runway super hub in the south east.

Boris Johnson unveiled a report to business leaders this week that said it was essential to increase air travel for the capital to compete with other leading European cities.

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