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One-Day Cup: Jesse Ryder century not enough as Essex lose to Surrey

BBC London News Feed - Sun, 07/24/2016 - 18:19
Jesse Ryder's blistering 131 off 110 balls proves in vain as Surrey beat Essex by 66 runs in the One-Day Cup.

Man run over by council van in London Fields

BBC London News Feed - Sun, 07/24/2016 - 18:11
A man suffers a head injury when he is run over by a council van while lying on the ground in an east London park.

Women's Super League One: Chelsea Ladies 4-0 Doncaster Rovers Belles

BBC London News Feed - Sun, 07/24/2016 - 16:31
Eniola Aluko scores twice against WSL 1 bottom side Doncaster to help Chelsea end a thee-game winless run.

Man charged with murder after Stratford Park stabbing

BBC London News Feed - Sun, 07/24/2016 - 16:25
A man is charged with murder after a stabbing in an east London park that happened as children played nearby.

Women's Super League One: Sunderland Ladies 0-4 Arsenal Ladies

BBC London News Feed - Sun, 07/24/2016 - 15:09
Fara Williams scores a penalty and misses another as Arsenal beat Sunderland to extend their unbeaten run to nine games.

Seven teenagers held after Hyde Park water fight disorder

BBC London News Feed - Sun, 07/24/2016 - 11:17
Seven teenagers are arrested in connection with a night of widespread disorder near Hyde Park in London.

Airport expansion decision needed 'urgently' - MPs

BBC London News Feed - Sun, 07/24/2016 - 05:24
The government must make an "urgent and immediate decision" on airport expansion in south-east England, a group of cross-party MPs say.

London Anniversary Games: Mo Farah storms to victory in men's 5,000m

BBC London News Feed - Sat, 07/23/2016 - 18:04
Mo Farah runs the fastest 5,000m of 2016 to storm to victory at the Anniversary Games in his last race before the Rio Olympics.

Turkey coup attempt: Gulen's UK followers 'threatened'

BBC London News Feed - Sat, 07/23/2016 - 08:15
Supporters of the man blamed by the Turkish government for last week's attempted coup tell BBC News they have been the target of threats and abuse in the UK.

'London worst' for first-time buyers

BBC London News Feed - Sat, 07/23/2016 - 01:30
The most-affordable - and the least-accessible - places for first-time buyers are revealed by the UK's largest mortgage lender, the Halifax.

Five ways the Great Fire changed London

BBC London News Feed - Sat, 07/23/2016 - 00:38
As the Museum of London prepares to mark the 350th anniversary of the Great Fire of London, BBC News looks at its lasting impact on the capital.

London Anniversary Games: Usain Bolt powers to 200m win

BBC London News Feed - Fri, 07/22/2016 - 22:44
Usain Bolt wins the 200m at the London Anniversary Games in 19.89 seconds to prove his fitness for the Olympics.

Saido Berahino: West Brom turn down £20m bids from Crystal Palace and Stoke

BBC London News Feed - Fri, 07/22/2016 - 22:09
West Bromwich Albion turn down £20m bids for striker Saido Berahino from Crystal Palace and Stoke City.

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.

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