Diplomatic C-charge bill tops £4.5m "Wealthy foreign diplomats are dodging millions of pounds in bills for unpaid parking fines and congestion charges.
"Foreign Secretary Margaret Beckett says embassies now owe millions for unpaid congestion charges - while only one in nine parking fines is being settled." [from Channel4.com]
NOTE: LondonUnlocked will shortly be doing an in-depth article on the Congestion Charge.
"Bus journeys in London with an Oyster card are to be ten per cent cheaper as of September 30th, it has been announced.
"Prices for a single bus fare, day or night, are to be reduced from £1 to 90p, the Mayor of London has confirmed.
"Meanwhile, the price of a weekly bus pass is to be cut from £14 to £13." [from ETA.co.uk]