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Andrew Crofts: Charlton Athletic sign ex-Brighton midfielder

BBC London News Feed - Fri, 07/22/2016 - 17:52
League One side Charlton sign former Gillingham, Brighton and Norwich midfielder Andrew Crofts on a one-year deal.

Virgin Trains East Coast staff to hold strike ballot

BBC London News Feed - Fri, 07/22/2016 - 17:34
A union is to ballot its members over industrial action in a row with Virgin Trains East Coast over possible job losses.

Man admits raping elderly woman in Purley home

BBC London News Feed - Fri, 07/22/2016 - 16:54
An unemployed man admits raping an elderly woman after barging into her south London home.

Hate crime 'still far too high' post-Brexit - police

BBC London News Feed - Fri, 07/22/2016 - 16:53
More than 6,000 hate crimes have been reported to police in England, Wales and Northern Ireland in the wake of the EU referendum, figures show.

Chances missed to protect Haringey baby from parents

BBC London News Feed - Fri, 07/22/2016 - 15:58
Chances to protect a six-month-old baby from his potentially violent parents were missed by authorities in London, a review into his murder finds.

Loss of EU funding 'could cost children's lives' warns hospital

BBC London News Feed - Fri, 07/22/2016 - 15:41
The loss of European funding for medical research could cost the lives of some vulnerable children, Great Ormond Street Hospital says.

Ben Ransom: London Irish sign full-back from Saracens

BBC London News Feed - Fri, 07/22/2016 - 15:12
Full-back Ben Ransom joins Championship club London Irish from Premiership and European champions Saracens.

Police release more images of Hyde Park disorder suspects

BBC London News Feed - Fri, 07/22/2016 - 14:27
Detectives release more images of suspects they wish to talk to in connection with the disorder in London's Hyde Park on Tuesday.

Ellie Butler murder ruling to be released

BBC London News Feed - Fri, 07/22/2016 - 14:24
A ruling made behind closed doors about the case of a man convicted of murdering his six-year-old daughter, 11 months after she returned to his care, will be published.

In Pictures

BBC London News Feed - Fri, 07/22/2016 - 12:27
The Queen's fashion and style is being celebrated at a new exhibition to mark her 90th birthday.

Tottenham's Mauricio Pochettino 'to be approached by Argentina'

BBC London News Feed - Fri, 07/22/2016 - 12:26
Tottenham's Mauricio Pochettino is to be approached about the vacant Argentina coach's position, according to reports in the country.

Jailed Crouch End kidnapper Abdi Waise 'hunted for children for sex'

BBC London News Feed - Fri, 07/22/2016 - 11:57
A man who was jailed for trying to kidnap five schoolgirls by pretending to be a police officer "hunted for children" as he had "sex on his mind", a judge says.

City's nightlife culture 'a priority'

BBC London News Feed - Fri, 07/22/2016 - 05:37
The Mayor of London, Sadiq Khan, says building the city's nightlife is a "core priority". So where could the UK look for inspiration?

The Queen's wedding dress goes on display

BBC London News Feed - Fri, 07/22/2016 - 03:06
The Queen's 1947 wedding dress will be a star attraction at a new Buckingham Palace exhibition.

Gary Scott murder: Man jailed for life for stabbing teenager

BBC London News Feed - Thu, 07/21/2016 - 18:01
A man who argued with a teenager on a basketball court before stabbing him to death is jailed for at least 23 years.

Foreign embassy staff accused of human trafficking and child sex offences

BBC London News Feed - Thu, 07/21/2016 - 17:09
Diplomatic staff with immunity, working in embassies in the UK, have been accused of child sex offences and human trafficking, the Foreign Office says.

John Akinde: Barnet striker signs new contract until 2019

BBC London News Feed - Thu, 07/21/2016 - 16:18
Barnet striker John Akinde, who scored 24 goals last season, signs a new three-year contract with the League Two club.

Mayor fears threat to London from rival European cities

BBC London News Feed - Thu, 07/21/2016 - 15:45
The mayor of London warns of the growing threat of other cities stealing business from the capital in the wake of the UK's vote to leave the EU.

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