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Ross Lydall

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Ross Lydall is the Health Editor and the City Hall Editor of the Evening Standard. He reports on the NHS and advances in science and medicine, and on the Mayor, Transport for London, City Hall politics and anything else he spots while out cycling. He was the first journalist to write about “Boris bikes” and is no longer waiting for Crossrail to open.... MORE

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Ross Lydall is the Health Editor and the City Hall Editor of the Evening Standard. He reports on the NHS and advances in science and medicine, and on the Mayor, Transport for London, City Hall politics and anything else he spots while out cycling. He was the first journalist to write about “Boris bikes” and is no longer waiting for Crossrail to open.

Health

Polio alert as cases of virus that causes disease detected in London

It is the first time in almost 40 years that transmission of the virus has been detected in the UK

Jun 24, 2022
Health

What is polio and should we worry about the discovery of poliovirus?

It is the first time since 1984 that the virus has been found to be spreading in the community in the UK.

Jun 24, 2022
Health

What is polio and should we worry about the discovery of poliovirus?

It is the first time since 1984 that the virus has been found to be spreading in the community in the UK.

Jun 24, 2022
London

Sadiq: ‘Million fewer journeys a day’ unless TfL funding deal agreed

The Government has granted TfL an 11th-hour extension on its current funding deal to keep services running

Jun 23, 2022
UK

Another day of disruption as strike hangover delays commuters

Dominic Raab said the “militant activity” of unions taking industrial action cannot be allowed to win

Jun 22, 2022
London

Striking Tube workers insist shutting Underground is not driven by pay

Daniel Randall, assistant chair of the RMT Bakerloo branch, emphasised the Tube strike - unlike the national rail strike - was not about pay

Jun 21, 2022
London

Elizabeth line rescues thousands of London commuters amid Tube strike

The Elizabeth line train drivers are employed by a contractor, MTR, rather than London Underground

Jun 21, 2022
London

New Met chief must commit to root and branch reform, says Sadiq Khan

In a major speech, the Mayor said he owed it to victims such as Sarah Everard and Stephen Lawrence to deliver major change at Scotland Yard

Jun 17, 2022
London

Rethink opposition to school-run traffic limit, parents tell council

It comes as the Evening Standard launched a major campaign, Plug It In, to highlight the benefits and explore the challenges of the capital going electric

Jun 17, 2022
London

Sadiq Khan urged to suspend Ulez levy during next week’s train strikes

The AA has called for a temporary halt to the daily levy saying this would also help drivers facing record fuel prices at the pumps

Jun 16, 2022
Plug It In

London must lead electric vehicle charge

Capital tops 10,000 vehicle charge points, but thousands more needed

Jun 16, 2022
London

Sadiq urges rebel Tory MPs to speak out for TfL in cash fight

Efforts to secure a final £900 million in government funding to support the public transport system in London are going down to the wire

Jun 14, 2022
Gadgets & Accessories

Best turntables: Record players to get your vinyl sounding great

Do your vinyl justice with the best turntables to play them on. Ross Lydall finds the models up to scratch

Jun 13, 2022