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Britain could help owners of diesel cars if cities introduce pollution charges - BBC report
April 5, 2017 / 6:19 AM / 8 months ago

Britain could help owners of diesel cars if cities introduce pollution charges - BBC report

LONDON (Reuters) - Prime Minister Theresa May has suggested owners of diesel cars could get some help from the government if cities adopt new charges to tackle pollution, the BBC reported on Wednesday.

A file photograph shows a traffic jam as cars head towards the approach tunnel of Heathrow Airport, west London, Britain November 26, 2015.REUTERS/Peter Nicholls/files

London Mayor Sadiq Khan plans to charge the most polluting cars and vans a daily fee of 12.50 pounds ($16) to enter the city centre from 2019, making the British capital the latest city to crack down on gas-guzzling cars.

Reporting by Guy Faulconbridge; editing by Estelle Shirbon

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