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social media on the campaign. That's alm for now.
Welcome to BBC London News with me Victoria Hollins.
The Mayor has told BBC London it's vital for the capital to maintain
access to the single market after Brexit.
Last week's general election result has raised more
questions about the future of Brexit negotiations.
Some are calling for next week's talks to be delayed,
while remainers, like the Mayor Sadiq Khan,
say London needs to be treated differently to the rest
of the country so talent can be attracted here.
So what does it all mean for the capital?
Forget Boris bikes, how about Sadiq scooters?
Whizzing through rush hour, just one idea on show
The folding one is over there, that's for commuters.
But the mayor worries this booming sector could be under threat
from the uncertainty surrounding Brexit.
Businesses I speak to tell me what they need is access to talent.
We have got to make sure we continue to attract talent to our city.
They also want to have access to the single
I accept that some parts of the country don't want
immigration, even though they may need it.
London voted to remain in the EU, we want talent and we need it.
One in five tech workers are from the EU.
A new survey of business owners reveals that three quarters of them
are worried that plans to curb immigration could make the current
Tom's business is all about clothes and how
His online tool is used across the world and he recruits globally.
London has had such a great draw as an amazing diverse open city,
that's enabled to us get that talent here.
I think the rhetoric of the anti-immigration and in terms
of the Tory manifesto, that sort of sends
They're underperforming, the other things are down a bit,
A softer Brexit would be welcome news here at this bank.
The City initially had a knee-jerk reaction you would expect,
sterling fell on Friday but then settled for the rest of the day.
Economic uncertainty is always bad for markets but then when markets
started to think about this, actually the hopes of a soft Brexit
have increased, better long-term growth, stronger currency.
He hopes a softer Brexit would mean staying in the single market and not
No surprise perhaps from City experts who backed remain.
But what about one who voted to leave?
The first thing I want to see happen immediately is for those wonderful
three million people from the European Union settle
down in this country, that's rich coming from a Brexiteer
and the million people from the United Kingdom
who want to live in Europe, let them stay and I think that
will show immense good faith and we need to show good faith
You know what, I don't think we've got many friends
in the European Union and we have to win them back really quickly.
But to other economists the election results are a blow.
Weakening the UK, leaving us at the mercy of EU negotiators.
I think this soft Brexit if we are not careful
is is going to finish up being the UK not formally
but still in the European economic area, like Norway,
still having no control over what's going on but still paying
large sums of money in, controlled by the Luxembourg core,
no border control, unable to negotiate deals, trade
And this seems to be the worst of all possible worlds.
For now, the City will have to wait to find out what Brexit means
for business but waiting and wondering is not
So some soft or hard choices for the new Government.
What are likely to be the main issues?
Well as we heard, one of the main issues will be that of EU citizens.
There are about a million living here in the capital. Many work for
the key institutions, that of the NHS, so extremely valuable to many
of the residents here in London. A report out today will be of great
concern to people like the mayor who wants to encourage foreigners to
keep coming here. This report actually states that last July 1300
applications came from EU nurses. This April, that was down to 46, so
a really significant drop. The Brexit Secretary, David Davis, has
said reassuring those EU citizens will be one of his key priorities.
Theresa May obviously will have a few different people advising her
now. Is that likely to have any implications? What's really
interesting there, you will know that Gavin Barwell, the MP for
Croydon lost his seat this time. A real Remainer, he wanted to stay in
the EU and he has a new job, the ear of the Prime Minister as her new
Chief of Staff. It will also be extremely interesting to keep an eye
on the Chancellor Philip Hammond. He is due to make another soft
Brexiteer, due to make a Mansion House speech at the City of London
this week t may give us more clues. Let's wait and see. Thank you very
much. The mother of Charlie Gard has
shared a photo of her son with his eyes open, as she waits
to find out if his life-support Connie Yates posted the image
on social media with the message Specialists want the 10-month-old
moved to palliative care, but his parents are fighting
to take their son to The European Court of Human Rights
is currently considering the case. BBC London has learnt
that the capital's tram fleet could be fitted
with speed monitoring devices. The devices would alert the driver
if they are breaking speed limits or the system could also
automatically apply the brake. Seven people died last November
when a tram derailed in Croydon, after it went too fast
into a tight corner. The London Fire Brigade says 15
people have died over the last three years after creams caught
alight on clothing. One of those was
88-year-old Hilda Batten. Many of the so-called emollient
creams contain paraffin and petroleum which can act
like the wick of Regulators are considering
whether they should carry warnings. It's been soaking into
bed clothes, soaking What happens, particularly
if they're smoking, smoking is probably the worst case,
if they drop a cigarette, it means that instead of that
cigarette just going out, the fumes from that emollient
cream help the flames The Duchess of Cambridge has been
meeting victims of the London Bridge terror attack who are recovering
at King's College Hospital. She's also met some of the doctors
and nurses who treated those who were hurt in the attack,
which saw three Islamist militants crash a van into crowds on London
Bridge before attacking people with knives around
nearby Borough Market. Here's the BBC's Royal
Correspondent, Peter Hunt. A senior royal and those
who responded to the Nine days on, several patients
continue to be cared for here. It's everyone, isn't it,
the team that's involved. The first of the injured arrived
in the back of a police van. King's College Hospital is sadly
well used to treating stab victims, The amount of female
patients that were involved, which I think was quite traumatic
for the staff, and for Also, patients were very distressed,
and the people that brought them in, as well, it was all just unfolding
in front of us. This hospital is one of five that
responded to the terror attack. The skill of the surgeons
and quality of the care provided has meant that everyone who made it
to hospital has survived. One of them is Candice Hedge,
reunited here with her family. One was standing in the corner. One
was stabbed by one, the one beside me was shouting. He looked at me, I
can't remember really what he looks like, it was sort of like, you
know... He got me. Two other Australians
didn't survive. Yeah, it's not fair that they didn't
make it, and I don't know if I'm lucky or unlucky for making it,
but, you know, I just want to try and be as positive as I can
about a pretty bad situation. You've got lots of
people to support, This is a hospital caring for mental
as well as physical wounds, and this is a royal visit that
recognises, said one doctor, But let's find out
what the weather's up Don't know if it was just me but hay
fever hasn't been great the last few days. It hasn't, a lot of sniffling,
I think. High pollen levels today and for the next few days. The
weather for the week ahead will become very warm in the middle part
of this week T will be mostly dry. There will be decent spells of
sunshine because the cloud will be well broken. As it was this evening,
this was the picture across the capital from one of our weather
watchers. We into this evening with clear skies. So you add warm air in
later in the week and also some humidity we are looking at the
mid-20s but muggy conditions from Wednesday onwards. Not so out there
at the moment. There is a bit of clear sky, the breeze is easing back
all the time. Temperatures may just slip into single figures in one or
two spots in the countryside in the early hours of tomorrow morning. We
wake up to a fair amount of brightness and sunshine. There will
be cloud that bubbles up throughout the day that will then dissipate to
the late afternoon and evening. Winds are lighter than yesterday. UV
high, pollen levels very high. Yes, you will know about that already of
course, but it's going to stay for the next few days. Temperatures, 23
tomorrow. But getting up further than that on Wednesday. Mid-20s
perhaps for a few of us. That runs into a very warm and sultry night,
Wednesday night into Thursday. It will be quite uncomfortable for
sleeping on Wednesday into Thursday. There could even be heavy thundery
showers. It's a small risk at the moment. That muggy weather continues
into the start of Thursday at least, another fairly sunny day but it will
freshen as the day goes on so feeling comfortable into the end of
the week with a breeze blowing. For the weekend, it's more of the same
really. Broken cloud, mostly dry and it's going to be feeling warm again.
Louise has this evening's national forecast.
Good evening. Not quite flaming June today, but there are signs something
just more impressive through the middle of the week. Today it was a
bright and breezy affair. A lot of