A Government minister has defended the decision to commit £30 million of Whitehall funds to the failed Garden Bridge. Andrew Jones MP said it was "unfortunate" that the scheme had not been built.
A pension fund has bought the freehold of the Travelodge London Southwark in Union Street for £56.3 million.
A 15-metre work of art at the high altar of Southwark Cathedral in the latest of a series of contemporary art installations to mark the season of Lent.
The South Bank will be promoted as one of London's most desirable places to visit as part of campaign to encourage domestic tourism within the UK.
The £43 million of public money spent on the failed Garden Bridge is to be debated by MPs in the Commons chamber next week after Labour's Rupa Huq secured an adjournment debate.
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