London promises tighter pollution controls as threat of EU fines increases

James S Murray
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Mayor Boris sets out controversial plan to curb air pollution as EU figures show half of member states are at risk of fines over poor air quality

London mayor Boris Johnson has today unveiled wide-ranging plans designed to cut air pollution in the capital and avoid fines of up to £300m arising from the UK's continued breach of EU air-quality rules....

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