22 July 2014
The Tour has moved on but what is the legacy of the English stages of the Tour De France 2014 and, in these austere times, who paid for it and how?
Police hunting for a man wanted over the stabbing of a children's TV actor offer a £10,000 reward for information leading to his arrest and prosecution.
Secret Cinema has finally opened its Back to the Future show to strong reviews after the late cancellation of earlier dates.
Tottenham agree to sign Sporting Lisbon's England Under-21 defender Eric Dier for £4m, subject to a medical.
A van carrying up to 300 blood samples has been stolen from outside a GP's surgery in Morden, near St Helier hospital, Sutton Guardian reports.
The van was also carrying urine samples, microbiology swabs and smears and the theft is thought to affect 10 surgeries, said the paper.
Residents in Highgate have called for more police patrols to battle a perceived recent rise in crime, Ham & High reports.
People in one area of Highgate already rely on a private firm, CPS, to provide security patrols, but residents also want an increased police presence, the paper said.
The owner of Heathrow Airport, Heathrow Airport Holdings (HAH), could sell off its three other airports by the end of the year to just focus on Heathrow.
HAH, formerly known as BAA, at one time ran seven airports but said it was "entering a sales process" that could lead to the sell-off of Southampton, Glasgow and Aberdeen airports, possibly to HAH's biggest shareholder, Spanish infrastructure firm Ferrovial.
Stratford East's Theatre Royal is among five of the UK's theatres to receive small capital grants from the Theatres Trust.
The grade II listed theatre will receive £5,000 towards a project to repair the fabric of its trompe l'oeil curtain, which uses art techniques to create an optical illusion of objects appearing in three dimensions.
The annual London theatre projects Kids' Week starts today, with a day of free family activities at Regent's Park Open Air Theatre, which is expected to attract hundreds of children and their families.
The event features 39 shows including Stomp, The Commitments, Wicked, Phantom of the Opera and Shakespeare in Love, and more than 40,000 tickets are still available.
Tottenham have agreed to sign Sporting Lisbon defender Eric Dier for £4m, subject to a medical.
The England Under-21 international, who was born in Cheltenham but moved to Portugal as a child, has made 30 appearances for the Lisbon club.
Rolf Harris has applied for permission to appeal against his convictions for indecent assaults.
Lawyers for the 84-year-old have lodged papers at the Court of Appeal this week, a spokesman for the Judicial Office said.
Haringey's housing arm has been criticised for spending £1.7m to make 50 people redundant last year at an average pay-off cost of £35,000 each, Ham & High reports.
A spokesman for London Zoo said the well-being of its animals is its "first priority", after Westminster Council began an investigation into claims that after-hours parties at the zoo caused animals "fear and distress".
The spokesman said the zoo was "taking every measure to ensure our Zoo Lates evenings are positive experiences for both our animals and visitors", adding it would continue working with Westminster Council "to make sure they are satisfied we are meeting and exceeding all licence requirements".
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Westminster Council has begun an investigation into after-hours parties at London Zoo following claims they caused animals "fear and distress".
More than 21,000 people have signed a petition to stop the Zoo Lates events, where it is claimed guests poured beer over animals and crushed butterflies.
A 23-year-old man has been bailed after being arrested on suspicion of raising money for terrorism in Syria.
The man was arrested in west London by officers from Scotland Yard's counter-terrorism unit. An address in south London was also searched, police said.
Transport for London is to trial a pedestrian and cyclist detection system on four buses on routes 25 and 73.
The warning system, pictured here, detects cyclists and pedestrians that are close to the bus and alerts its driver.
A new search-and-find picture book featuring London Mayor Boris Johnson has been released by publisher Orion Books.
Evocative of the Where's Wally book, in Where's Boris? an illustrated Mr Johnson is seen dangling from a zip wire in Victoria Park, peeking round the corner at No. 10 Downing Street and "baffling the locals in China's Forbidden City", said Orion.
Croydon's top police officer, Chief Superintendent Andy Tarrant, has said the borough's new body-worn cameras will help track the performance of his officers, the Croydon Advertiser reports.
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Anti-Semitic crimes in the capital hit a five-year high in July following an upsurge in violence in the Gaza conflict, the Evening Standard reports.
New figures from the Community Security trust reported 130 incidents linked to the Gaza conflict and suggested a 36% rise in anti-Semitic incidents including violent crime and vandalism, said the paper.
The Secret Cinema screening of the film Back To The Future has finally gone ahead, after the first four nights were cancelled, disappointing hundreds of fans.
The event includes replicas of buildings featured in the film and live performances by actors, but was called off during the opening week because the local authority was unsatisfied with technical issues.
A lane is shut on the Brixton Road in Kennington, near South Island because of a gas leak and repair works.
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Tottenham defender Danny Rose has signed a new five-year contract, putting him in competition with Ben Davies - a new signing from Swansea - for the left-back spot at White Hart Lane.
Rose, 24, has made 38 Premier League appearances for Spurs since joining from Leeds in 2007 and was part of the GB squad at the London 2012 Olympics.
On Vanessa Feltz's show after 09:00, large-scale migration would put huge pressure on services and and living standards, according to a new report - are you worried?
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With numerous inquiries into alleged child abuse either up and running or poised to begin, is there a risk the individual voices of victims might get lost? One survivor believes so.
"I was trafficked to Wrexham, Cornwall, Plymouth and London and forced to perform sex acts on men there," he says.
Police hunting a man over the stabbing of a children's TV actor have offered a £10,000 reward for information leading to his arrest and prosecution.
Carl Beatson Asiedu, 19, who had appeared in CBBC's MI High, was stabbed in the heart near Club Life nightclub in Vauxhall, south London, in 2009.
There are queues going into London on the A13 through Barking and Dagenham.
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A lane is shut on the North Circular eastbound, by Ikea in Neasden, causing tailbacks.
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