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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 Mayor Boris Johnson fielded questions from the city's business community this week, in a Q&A hosted by the London Chamber of Commerce.

The Wharf was on hand to jot down his responses on issues such as Heathrow, housing, the congestion charge and the great snowdrift of 2009.

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The world loves chattering about red carpets, and the papers are full of speculation about future White House rugs. But there aren't many column inches devoted to the humble airport carpet - until now.

The Wharf meets an author determined to create the essential guide to the furry floor coverings.

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