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    The Met have said they are prepared for tackling outbreaks of violence and disorder on London’s streets during the upcoming UEFA Euro 2020 tournament, but acknowledge the scale of the policing challenges involved if lockdown rules see further easing. These reassurances were provided by the...

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    Passenger numbers on TfL services are not expected to return to pre-pandemic levels until at least March next year, according to the head of the network. Speaking at a meeting of the London Assembly this morning, TfL commissioner Andy Byford told members that “we are...

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    Pavements, roads and buildings across London will be transformed into an outdoor art gallery during the summer as the capital plays host to eight games in the UEFA Euro 2020 tournament. Photographs of more than 3,000 Londoners will be pasted across five locations in the...

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    Violent crime in London is being “suppressed” below pre-pandemic levels despite a recent increase in incidents, according to a senior Metropolitan Police officer. Speaking at a meeting of the London Assembly’s police and crime committee today, Met Police violent crime specialist Commander Alex Murray said...

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    A popular food market is returning to the heart of London. The historic Guildhall Yard hosts a monthly lunch time food market which attracts office workers and tourists alike to enjoy an al fresco lunch. The market’s return signals the next step out of lockdown for...

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    It’s barely missed a show in over eight hundred years but the pandemic put a temporary halt to the Lord Mayor’s Show which attracts millions of viewers. The annual event involves 7,000 participants from city workers, liveries and charities, 140 floats and 20 marching bands...

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    When zero COVID-19 deaths were reported last week, it was a stark reminder of how far we have come in tackling this pandemic. And we are soon set to reach stage four of the Roadmap.  If the Government decides to...

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    TfL and London Councils have launched a trial of e-scooter rentals across London that will last for 12 months. Electric scooters will be available to hire and ride in Ealing, Kensington and Chelsea, Hammersmith and Fulham and Richmond as well as in Canary Wharf, while...

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    E-scooters were involved in more than 500 recorded crimes in London over the past year, according to data from the Met Police. Between July 1, 2020 and April 30, 2021, there were 574 offences such as robberies or assaults carried out by people who were...

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    Transport for London (TfL) has announced that the Waterloo & City line will re-open today to boost the capacity of the transport network as London continues to recover from the pandemic. The line, which connects Waterloo and Bank stations, is an important commuter link and...