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Cuts to London Fire Brigade, which will see the closure of 10 stations and the scrapping of 14 vehicles, have been passed through.

The London Fire and Emergency Planning Authority accepted the Mayor's controversial savings plan, with chairman James Cleverly casting the deciding vote.


Boris Johnson has ordered the London Fire Authority to push through proposed cuts to the emergency service.

The London Mayor has been seeking £35million worth of savings to the capital's fire brigade budget by 2014-15.


A row has broken out over the future of the Isle of Dogs' only police station - with an Independent councillor campaigning to save it while the Conservatives say its future is not even under threat.

Under London Mayor Boris Johnson's latest plans the station will act mainly as a response point but be open to the public three times a week.


Mayor Boris Johnson's boast of increasing police officer numbers has been criticised by London Assembly member John Biggs.

The Labour politician spoke out as the Police and Crime Plan confirmed Isle of Dogs, Poplar and Bow stations would face a reduction in opening times to just three hours a week.

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Plans have been announced by Boris Johnson to create a floating village in the Royal Docks.

The London Mayor said he wants homes, hotels, restaurants and bars in the area directly under the Emirates Air Line cable car and next to the Siemens Pavilion. The scheme is based on successes in Amsterdam, Hamburg and Scandinavia.