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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".
By Peter Golds
Congratulations to The Wharf for robustly defending press freedom.
It is a matter of fact that Mayor Lutfur Rahman declines to respond to questions from councillors and the public at Tower Hamlets Council meetings. The Mayor of London Boris Johnson spends hours answering questions from assembly members.
Tower Hamlets, Greenwich and Newham will take a slice of the Mayor of London's annual £148million pot for transport improvements across east London.
While the cash is allocated by Transport for London (TfL), individual boroughs choose their priorities.
A group of MPs have written to Boris Johnson urging for him to push ahead on a consultation on the proposed Thames bridge at Gallions Reach.
A consultation into river crossings earlier this year showed, as well as backing a tunnel at Silvertown, the public wanted a new bridge further east, rather than Transport for London's proposal of a new ferry in the region.