- Stephen Lawrence's mother, Doreen, is to become a Labour peer.
- Much-loved pub the Catford Tavern announces it is to be sold off.
- 200 homes in London are on an ambulance blacklist, meaning paramedics won't visit without police protection.
- More fabulous aerial shots of London by Jason Hawkes.
- Boris Johnson won't stand for parliament in the 2015 General Election, reckons the Spectator.
- There are some 7,000 vacant shops in the capital, according to one report.
- The hot weather is causing takeoff trouble at City Airport.
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