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London works with start-ups to counter online extremism

London works with start-ups to counter online extremism

More than 125 entrants were whittled down to the eight finalists in the second round of mayor of London Sadiq Khan’s Civic Innovation Challenge.

London mayor launches resilience strategy

London mayor launches resilience strategy

The UK capital’s first-ever resilience strategy addresses challenges such as climate change, city safety as well as Brexit and aims to avert a crisis before it happens.

London and Los Angeles team to tackle critical transport challenges

London and Los Angeles team to tackle critical transport challenges

The cities’ mayors have signed an agreement to become Innovator Cities, enabling them to share best practice, ideas and pioneering solutions to solve global transport problems.

London extends school air quality audit programme

London extends school air quality audit programme

The detailed audits assessed the air quality in some of the UK capital’s worst polluted schools and made a series of recommendations to protect pupils.

London receives £4 million investment for EV infrastructure

London receives £4 million investment for EV infrastructure

The investment will see more than 1,000 EV charging points deployed across 29 London boroughs from next year, building on the 1,500-strong network already installed.

Vodafone to pilot wireless connectivity on Jubilee Line

Vodafone to pilot wireless connectivity on Jubilee Line

Through a partnership with Transport for London, the mobile operator will trial wireless connectivity in tunnels and at station platforms on the eastern end of the line.

London’s ultra-low emission zone cuts air pollution by a third in first six months

London’s ultra-low emission zone cuts air pollution by a third in first six months

13,500 fewer polluting cars are being driven into central London since the ULEZ was implemented.

London mayor addresses mobile "not spots"

London mayor addresses mobile "not spots"

A new standard agreement for commercial landlords and public property owners is designed to speed up the process which allows mobile providers access to rooftops and other sites to install kit.

London to launch green energy company

London to launch green energy company

Partnership is part of the mayor’s wider Energy for Londoners programme, which aims to make London’s homes warm, healthy and affordable and to supply more local clean energy.

London mayor calls for more power to UK cities and regions

London mayor calls for more power to UK cities and regions

Sadiq Khan wants the UK Government to bring about major changes in devolution across the country to strengthen growth and guard against the uncertainty of Brexit.