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Is the bus on the way out? Bus use fell everywhere in Britain in 2013 - except for London. Wales saw 2.16million fewer bus journeys than in 2012, a fall of 1.9%. Scotland saw 5.65million fewer bus journeys than in 2012, a fall of 1.3%, and 42.1m fewer than in 2005, a fall of 9.1%.

London, by contrast, saw 14.4m more bus journeys than in 2012 (a rise of 0.6%), and 489.5million more than in 2005 (a rise of 26.4%).

Break down the figures in our graphics below.

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London City Airport celebrated its highest passenger figures in its 26 year history last month following the introduction of a host of new routes.

Over 315,000 people went through the airport all month, with May 23, prior to half-term week, recorded as the busiest day ever at 15,697 passengers.

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Greenwich's iconic Cutty Sark has attracted record numbers of visitors from home and abroad since re-opening in April last year.

wharflandscape.jpgClose to half the children in Tower Hamlets are living below the poverty line according to figures released this week by the Campaign to End Child Poverty.

The borough topped findings with 42 per cent of young people considered to be among the poorest in the country.

AA-Jun17-StratfordCityWEB.jpgFigures released this week have revealed Westfield Stratford City is thriving.

The shopping centre which opened in September recorded 13.6 million visitors through the doors in it's first 14 weeks.