Sadiq Khan announces plans to ban vehicles on Europe's busiest shopping street by 2020
If successful, move would echo similar ones at Cambridge and Nottingham universities
'Fossil fuel combustion inflicts a multitude of serious health and developmental harms in children'
The capital will require all new taxis to be zero-emission capable by the beginning of 2018
Dozens of British cities – from Brighton, Southend and Leamington Spa to Glasgow, Manchester and Belfast – are breaching safety limits
'If you can breathe them in, they could potentially deliver chemicals to lower parts of our lungs, maybe even across into our circulation'
Nine new routes will also be pedestrianised every Sunday and public holiday
People with lung or heart conditions have been advised not to exert themselves if outside
These letters appear in the 5 April digital edition of The Independent
The pigeons monitor air pollution as they fly around the city using senors attached to their backs
Policy Exchange said that car manufacturers should be held responsible for air pollution
The smoggy capital will also double the number of air monitoring stations
Campaign groups are calling on the Government to do more to tackle 'breathtaking' air pollution levels
Smog levels in the Italian cities have exceeded healthy levels for more than 30 consecutive days
Any littering 'not in a bin' will be targeted
China's capital city has again come to a halt due to dangerous levels of air pollution, with people advised to stay indoors