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Boris Johnson isn't normally in the background when it comes to grand openings but he had to play second fiddle to Prince Harry on Friday.



By Peter Golds

The small print of a budget is always what actually matters. Having represented Blackwall as a councillor for the past eight years I have learned how essential it is for this area to be regenerated.

As part of the budget statement, the Chancellor announced £150million to help kickstart regeneration of deprived estates across London.


Unions have suspended this week's industrial action on the Tube network following talks with London Underground bosses.

TSSA announced it was calling off the 48-hour walk-out, which was due to begin on Tuesday night, at around midday before the RMT released its statement at 1pm.


By Giles Broadbent

It's Eyes Left as Bill de Blasio takes up residence in New York City Hall with the promise of the kind of new socialism that Labour's Ed Miliband has been test-driving.

Combining tax-the-rich rhetoric with redistributive zeal, De Blasio, a former aide to the last Democrat Mayor (David Dinkins), arrived from nowhere in the 2013 primaries to take the most important municipal post in the US on the promise of aggressive remedies to close the "affordability gap".

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