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London’s black communities disproportionately exposed to air pollution – study

London’s black communities disproportionately exposed to air pollution – study | London | Scoop.it
Black, African and Caribbean people are exposed to higher illegal nitrogen dioxide levels than the percentage of the population they account for
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Inside London's New £15 Billion Subway Line

June 29 -- London's traffic is notoriously awful, but relief is on the way in the form of Crossrail, a massive expansion of the London Underground. Th
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London Olympics has brought regeneration, but at a price locals can’t afford | Penny Bernstock

London Olympics has brought regeneration, but at a price locals can’t afford | Penny Bernstock | London | Scoop.it
Far from the promised benefits for the whole community, Stratford’s move upmarket involves little affordable housing and steeply rising prices
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London's Olympic legacy three years on: is the city really getting what it needed?

London's Olympic legacy three years on: is the city really getting what it needed? | London | Scoop.it
London’s Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park is shaping up and once again inviting the multitudes in - but is it helping to provide the kind of legacy the people of east London were promised?
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London Olympicopolis: the design we might’ve had

London Olympicopolis: the design we might’ve had | London | Scoop.it
Plans for the cultural hub to be built on the site of the 2012 London Olympics have been called ‘dull as ditchwater’. It could have all been so different…
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England divided

England divided | London | Scoop.it
A Social Atlas of London
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The transport legacy of outgoing mayor Boris Johnson - BBC News

The transport legacy of outgoing mayor Boris Johnson - BBC News | London | Scoop.it
A look at the transport and 'vanity' projects the mayor of London Boris Johnson delivered during two terms at the helm of the capital.
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Forget 'social cleansing' - the problem in London is poverty

Forget 'social cleansing' - the problem in London is poverty | London | Scoop.it
New research has confirmed that the main effect of housing benefit reform has not been displacement of the poor but increasing poverty
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What do Londoners' travel-to-work habits say about them and their city?

What do Londoners' travel-to-work habits say about them and their city? | London | Scoop.it
A dig through the data about how the capital’s people get to their jobs each day is revealing and raises interesting questions too
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London cannot afford a bus service slowdown

London cannot afford a bus service slowdown | London | Scoop.it
Road traffic congestion is damaging the capital’s most important form of public transport with a variety of ill-effects
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As Chinatown is eroded, Chinese influence throughout London spreads

As Chinatown is eroded, Chinese influence throughout London spreads | London | Scoop.it
“ The influence of London's Chinatown is declining, but Chinese wealth is bringing far greater change to the city's modern skyline.”
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Brixton at standstill as crowds register frustration at gentrification

Brixton at standstill as crowds register frustration at gentrification | London | Scoop.it
Redevelopment and rising rents are behind concerns about rapid changes in area that has strongs association with black community
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The bubble that turned into a tide: how London got hooked on gentrification

The bubble that turned into a tide: how London got hooked on gentrification | London | Scoop.it
Gentrification is a familiar story in the capital – but now even the 1% are being squeezed out. What do the stories of Peckham, Holland Park and Chelsea tell us about the new reality?
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London's housing crisis: a week in an emergency housing office – video

London's housing crisis: a week in an emergency housing office – video | London | Scoop.it
We spend a week in the emergency housing office in the north London borough of Enfield
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How to create London's new 'village' communities

How to create London's new 'village' communities | London | Scoop.it
The word “village” can cause suspicion when applied in London, but some of the qualities it suggests are important for new urban neighbourhoods
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Countdown to a non-stop capital: London goes 24-hour

Countdown to a non-stop capital: London goes 24-hour | London | Scoop.it
As the night tube launches, London mayor Sadiq Khan and other major players tell how the capital is gearing up for the new night-time economy
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Sadiq Khan to launch consultation to tackle air pollution in London

Sadiq Khan to launch consultation to tackle air pollution in London | London | Scoop.it
Sadiq Khan has been a busy man in his first week as Mayor of London.
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Rayners Lane: estate regeneration that puts residents first

Rayners Lane: estate regeneration that puts residents first | London | Scoop.it
Entire communities are razed when regeneration follows the standard, developer-led model. Successful projects put the social landlord in charge
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Planning London's future: the suburbs, the green belt and growth

Planning London's future: the suburbs, the green belt and growth | London | Scoop.it
The trio of reports commissioned by Boris Johnson provides food for thought for his successor Sadiq Khan
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Latin Southwark seeks its place in Elephant and Castle's future

Latin Southwark seeks its place in Elephant and Castle's future | London | Scoop.it
The migrant community that’s breathed life into a celebrated but struggling part of south London hopes to survive its redevelopment
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The city that became cycling central

The city that became cycling central | London | Scoop.it
After 'a hell of a fight', this traffic-choked metropolis is becoming a bike haven.
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