Welcome back. I hope that everyone had an enjoyable bank holiday. Some stories which you might have missed over the break...
- The Telegraph profiles the Eurostar and its Chief Executive, Richard Brown.
- Following the Mayor's river concordat, Southend Councillors are lobbying for Thames Clipper services to be extended to the area, reports The Echo.
- The Government is leaning on Network Rail directors to not take the estimated £1m + bonuses which they want to award this year [The Times].
- The Mayor has written to the Government requesting that cyclists be allowed to run red-lights in order to make left-turns, as is common practice in many cities across the world [The Guardian].