London Mayor Boris Johnson said he’ll announce plans in the next few weeks for safer cycle routes, seeking to calm concerns after six bike riders died on the capital’s roads in a two-week period last month.
Five years after the onset of its worst recession, the European Union’s economic recovery remains painfully slow. Has anything been learned from this dismal performance about how governments can combat severe recessions? The answer is yes -- but sadly, the clearest lessons are the ones governments seem least likely to apply.
U.K. Prime Minister David Cameron called for the European Union to open talks with China on a full-scale trade deal, as the bloc seeks to curb Chinese goods that EU officials say are being dumped and subsidized.
U.K. Deputy Prime Minister Nick Clegg accused Tory London Mayor Boris Johnson of “unpleasant elitism” over remarks he made suggesting that some people lack the intellectual capability to succeed in the modern world.
Mayor of London Boris Johnson said the U.K.’s economic recovery should not breed a new generation of “Gordon Gekkos” epitomizing the spirit of 1980s greed, as he called for a U.S.-style approach to charitable giving.
London’s Tube will introduce 24-hour running on its busiest lines from 2015 as part of an upgrade of the 150-year-old subway that will include additional daytime frequencies and improved Wi-Fi connectivity.