Man arrested for vandalising Winston Churchill statue during Extinction Rebellion protest

The man was arrested on suspicion of causing criminal damage after spray-painting the words ‘is a racist’ on the base of the statue

TfL considers free bus, train and tube tickets to encourage people to return to offices

The scheme, which is allegedly named ‘First Ride Free’ and would be applicable to ‘pay as you go’ customers, aims to get more people moving with public transport

BP ‘plans to sell London headquarters as working patterns change’

The building is BP’s global headquarters – more than 500 people were based there until the pandemic caused staff to start working from home

Cutting commute by one day per week could ‘save the same CO2 as a flight from London to Istanbul’

Those with a ten-mile daily commute would save around 75 kilogrammes of carbon dioxide a year by working from home just one day per week, according to a report

‘Air pollution from diesel cars is 23% higher in boroughs outside London ULEZ’

Southall in Ealing, Cromwell Road in Kingston, Romford Road in Newham are the three most-diesel polluted locations, according to a new report

Trojan Energy trials innovative ‘discreet’ EV chargers in London

It is installing 200 of the chargers across Brent and Camden for people without driveways or garages, with the technology having no permanent footprint or ‘street clutter’

Hammersmith Bridge shuts due to heatwave cracks

Hammersmith Bridge closed to cyclists, pedestrians and river traffic after heatwave deteriorated faults within its structure

London LED traffic lights upgrade signals energy and cost savings of 75%

Siemens Mobility replaced incandescent traffic signals with energy efficient LEDs across 161 crossings and junctions throughout the capital for Transport for London

North London bus garage to become ‘world’s largest V2G site’

The project will feed unused battery charge from nearly 100 electric buses back into the grid

UK public EV charging points ‘increase fivefold in five years’

The UK’s network of rapid charging units has seen 363% growth since 2015, according to a new report from the DfT