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Ben Emmerson QC resigns as child abuse inquiry lawyer

BBC London News Feed - 59 min 14 sec ago
The most senior lawyer working for the independent inquiry into historical child sexual abuse in England and Wales, Ben Emmerson QC, resigns.

Raffaele Sollecito 'wants to rebuild image'

BBC London News Feed - Thu, 09/29/2016 - 23:09
Raffaele Sollecito, who spent four years in prison for the murder of British student Meredith Kercher before his conviction was quashed, has told BBC Newsnight that he wants to rebuild his image.

Bees create buzz in Kew Gardens art installation hive

BBC London News Feed - Thu, 09/29/2016 - 20:46
An art installation that takes its inspiration from a beehive opens in Kew Gardens.

Met Commissioner Sir Bernard Hogan-Howe to retire

BBC London News Feed - Thu, 09/29/2016 - 19:01
Sir Bernard Hogan-Howe is to retire in 2017 after five years as the Commissioner of the Metropolitan Police, the force announces.

Everton v Crystal Palace

BBC London News Feed - Thu, 09/29/2016 - 17:19
Preview followed by live coverage of Friday's Premier League game between Everton and Crystal Palace.

Fulham v Queens Park Rangers

BBC London News Feed - Thu, 09/29/2016 - 17:00
Preview followed by live coverage of Saturday's Championship game between Fulham and Queens Park Rangers.

Capita's shares slump 25% on profit warning

BBC London News Feed - Thu, 09/29/2016 - 16:59
A profit warning from Capita, the company which operates the London congestion charge, prompts shares to plunge more than 25%.

Murder arrests after baby found on London bus

BBC London News Feed - Thu, 09/29/2016 - 16:35
Two people are held on suspicion of murder after a three-month-old girl was found "unresponsive" on a bus.

Gemma Davison: England winger signs new Chelsea Ladies deal

BBC London News Feed - Thu, 09/29/2016 - 14:59
Chelsea Ladies winger Gemma Davison signs a new contract, which will keep her at the club until the summer of 2018.

Jonathan Benteke: Crystal Palace striker out for four months

BBC London News Feed - Thu, 09/29/2016 - 12:49
Crystal Palace striker Jonathan Benteke is out for between three and four months with a knee injury.

Premiership: Bristol v Saracens (Fri)

BBC London News Feed - Thu, 09/29/2016 - 12:44
Team news as Bristol host reigning champions Saracens in Friday's Premiership fixture at Ashton Gate (19:45 BST).

Simon Weston biopic in the pipeline

BBC London News Feed - Thu, 09/29/2016 - 12:28
A biopic of Falklands War veteran Simon Weston is to be made by a London-based company whose recent output includes a drama about Winston Churchill.

Isleworth throat stabbing: Killer given 20-year minimum term

BBC London News Feed - Thu, 09/29/2016 - 12:15
A man is give a life sentence, with a minimum term of 20 years, for the murder a 28-year-old stabbed in a west London street.

Badge gets people chatting on the Tube

BBC London News Feed - Thu, 09/29/2016 - 11:30
Badges are being handed out on the London Underground, with the aim of encouraging commuters to start talking with one another.

Child abuse inquiry counsel Ben Emmerson QC suspended

BBC London News Feed - Thu, 09/29/2016 - 10:43
The most senior lawyer for the independent inquiry into child sexual abuse in England and Wales is suspended over concerns about "aspects" of his team leadership.

Jersey Boys musical to leave London in 2017

BBC London News Feed - Thu, 09/29/2016 - 10:06
Jersey Boys, the hit stage musical that tells the story of Frankie Valli and the Four Seasons, is to close in London in 2017.

The Multi-Talented Mr Shrigley

BBC London News Feed - Thu, 09/29/2016 - 06:35
David Shrigley's "really good" is set to be unveiled as the latest Fourth Plinth commission

'Thumbs up' for Trafalgar Square's fourth plinth artwork

BBC London News Feed - Thu, 09/29/2016 - 00:35
The 11th artwork to sit on Trafalgar Square's Fourth Plinth is to be unveiled later.

An excuse to shop

BBC London News Feed - Thu, 09/29/2016 - 00:25
Tourists continue to flock to the UK after the Brexit vote, but could an exit from the EU have long-term ill-effects on tourism?

Harry Potter's magical effect 'worth £4bn to London'

BBC London News Feed - Wed, 09/28/2016 - 21:53
The Harry Potter franchise is worth about £4bn to the London's economy, according to the London School of Economics.

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