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Labour attacks 'skyrocketing' rent rises

BBC London News Feed - Sat, 05/21/2016 - 17:11
Councils would be given the power to limit housing rent increases, shadow chancellor John McDonnell says, as he sets out Labour's approach on the economy.

Social media 'must tackle ticket fraud'

BBC London News Feed - Sat, 05/21/2016 - 14:04
Social media sites must do more to tackle online ticket fraud after being used for nearly half of all such scams last year, councils say.

Man dies in 'unexplained' garage fire

BBC London News Feed - Sat, 05/21/2016 - 13:47
The body of a man is found after an "unexplained" garage fire in north London.

Man in court over supermarket stabbings

BBC London News Feed - Sat, 05/21/2016 - 12:32
A man appears in court accused of the attempted murder of four women who were stabbed in a supermarket car park in south-west London.

VIDEO: Meet the world's first contactless dog

BBC London News Feed - Sat, 05/21/2016 - 06:31
What's thought to be the first dog to accept payments from contactless cards is starting work - taking donations for the pet charity, Blue Cross.

Police diversity levels 'shocking' - MPs

BBC London News Feed - Sat, 05/21/2016 - 03:14
Radical action is needed to tackle the "shocking" under-representation of black and minority ethnic (BME) people in police forces in England and Wales, the Home Affairs committee has warned.

Officer removed from corruption post

BBC London News Feed - Fri, 05/20/2016 - 20:44
A police officer is removed from his post in a UK anti-corruption unit after claims he was paid for information about a case against a Nigerian politician.

Reward for community centre arsonist

BBC London News Feed - Fri, 05/20/2016 - 19:31
A £5,000 reward is offered in a bid to catch those who set fire to a Somali community centre in north London.

Football League proposals 'concerning'

BBC London News Feed - Fri, 05/20/2016 - 18:20
The National League is "very concerned" about the Football League's proposed shake-up, says chairman Brian Barwick.

Barnet release midfielder Randall

BBC London News Feed - Fri, 05/20/2016 - 17:52
Barnet release midfielder Mark Randall but offer new deals to three other players, including goalkeeper Graham Stack.

Xhaka close to completing Arsenal move

BBC London News Feed - Fri, 05/20/2016 - 17:26
Arsenal are close to completing the signing of Borussia Monchengladbach captain Granit Xhaka.

Palace wall scaled by convicted killer

BBC London News Feed - Fri, 05/20/2016 - 16:47
A man who has admitted scaling Buckingham Palace's wall and trespassing in the grounds is a convicted murderer, a court hears.

Quartet set for Premiership play-offs

BBC London News Feed - Fri, 05/20/2016 - 16:37
BBC Sport previews Saturday's Premiership play-off semi-finals, as European champions Saracens aim to complete the double.

Woman critically ill after four stabbed

BBC London News Feed - Fri, 05/20/2016 - 16:30
One woman is critically ill and three others have been injured after they were stabbed near a supermarket car park in west London.

Skull injuries 'possible in chair fall'

BBC London News Feed - Fri, 05/20/2016 - 16:18
A doctor tells the trial of a man accused of killing his daughter that it is "possible" for a child to fall from a chair and suffer skull injuries.

Saracens v Leicester (Sat)

BBC London News Feed - Fri, 05/20/2016 - 12:44
Team news as Saracens host Leicester Tigers in Saturday's Premiership semi-final at Allianz Park (12:30 BST).

Crystal Palace v Manchester United

BBC London News Feed - Fri, 05/20/2016 - 11:23
Preview followed by live coverage of Saturday's FA Cup final between Crystal Palace and Manchester United.

Fulham sign Madl on two-year deal

BBC London News Feed - Fri, 05/20/2016 - 11:10
Fulham sign Sturm Graz defender Michael Madl on a two-year contract following a loan spell with the Championship club.

Man held after fatal Hackney flat blast

BBC London News Feed - Fri, 05/20/2016 - 11:02
A man is arrested after an explosion at a flat in east London that killed one man and left two others critically injured.

Job advert calls for 'no drama queens'

BBC London News Feed - Fri, 05/20/2016 - 10:51
A butcher's job advert calling for "no drama queens" and "no mummy's boys" attracts applicants after earlier appeals were met with little response.

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