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A witness in the PC Keith Blakelock murder trial tells the Old Bailey that "all blacks look alike" to him.
A renowned collection documenting women's history over the past 150 years is to officially open at the London School of Economics (LSE) later.
Two girls are bailed on suspicion of possessing a prohibited weapon after an alleged attack on a pupil at a south London school.
Preview followed by live coverage of Wednesday's Championship game between Charlton Athletic and Huddersfield Town.
That's all from the BBC Local Live service for today. Join Beth Rose tomorrow from 08:00 for all the latest news, sport, travel and weather for London.
This evening and tonight it will be a clear, but rather hazy, evening across Greater London area. However, under the influence of the clear skies and the light winds, mist and fog patches will form overnight and become locally dense by dawn, especially towards the Thames Estuary. Lows of 3C (37F).
The building's historic features will be refitted to create a cultural space and the BBC studios will be transformed into an interactive centre showing the history of broadcast television.
From hire bikes to hire cars! The latest green idea to transport Londoners around the city will see electric hire cars brought to the capital which you can book by the hour. We'll have the details.
Plus, the prison worker who put pen to paper about his experiences, won a major award and now waits for cinema to release his film. We speak to Jonathan Asser about "Starred Up". All that and more on BBC One at 18:30.
On the BBC London Sports Show with Andy Rowley from 19:00 there'll be commentary of the Championship match between Charlton Athletic and Huddersfield Town. Kick off at 19:45.
You can listen live to the show on Freesat: 718, Virgin Media: 937 and Sky: 0152.
Veteran BBC London 94.9 and Radio 2 DJ Tony Blackburn is to present a vinyl-only edition of his Pick Of The Pops programme as part of the station's celebration of the 65th anniversary of the 45 rpm single this month.
For his show on Saturday 22 March, Blackburn will play hits from 1967 and 1978 from the original pressings in those years, artists include The Supremes, Tom Jones, The Hollies, Hot Chocolate and Abba.
In Greenwich two lanes are closed on the A206 Greenwich Church Street from Nelson Road to Creek Road on the Western side of the one-way system, due to an accident.
And there is heavy traffic on the A4 west-bound between Hammersmith Flyover and Hogarth Roundabout because of roadworks.
The former owners of Kensal Rise Library have been ordered to make public details of its sale to a property development company or face court action, reports the Kilburn Times.
On the Tube there is no Waterloo and City Line due to a signal failure at Waterloo.
And there's only one Woolwich Ferry in operation until Monday, because of a technical fault. Traffic is already building towards and through the Blackwall Tunnel. There's more at bbc.co.uk/travel.
On Drivetime, Eddie Nestor is talking to London educators and parents about how important it is to be smartly dressed after one Camden school was criticised for its teachers being "too scruffy". Eddie will also have the latest from the trial of the murder of PC Keith Blakelock.
You can listen live on BBC London 94.9 and contact the team on 020 7224 2000.
Tottenham will be without captain Michael Dawson for Thursday's last 16 first leg Europa League match with Benfica at White Hart Lane, writes BBC Sport.
The Royal College of Art is preparing for its Secret Postcard Exhibition which opens tomorrow and sees 2,900 postcard sized works, designed by artists including Grayson Perry, David Bailey and Sir Paul Smith go on display.
Each piece is then anonymously sold for just £50 in a one-day sale on 22 March to help support young artists - but the buyer will not be told who designed the piece of work until after they have bought it.
BBC London 94.9 Sports reporter Ian Ramsdale tweets: The moment you finish recording and realise you didn't actually press record in the first place... That. #oops #Take2
The court also heard that before deciding to collaborate, Mr Brown asked police if he would get "a better house in a nice area" if he went into witness protection and admitted kicking PC Blakelock up to 10 times after receiving £240 to pay for repairs to his car.
A key witness in the PC Keith Blakelock murder trial has told the Old Bailey "all blacks look alike" when asked who else he saw at the riots.
The witness, known as John Brown to protect his identity, claims he saw defendant Nicholas Jacobs, now 45, using a machete to stab the officer during the Broadwater Farm riots in 1985.
Tom Daley is to compete at the London Aquatics Centre for the first time since winning an Olympic bronze medal at London 2012.
The 19-year-old, who recently moved from Plymouth to Stratford in east London, will compete in the 10m platform in the Fina Diving World Series, which takes place from 25-27 April.
The A22 Godstone Road in Purley is closed both ways between Purley Cross and Kenley, because of flooding. It is also affecting Foxley Hill Road between A22 Godstone Road and Higher Drive. Follow @BBCTravelAlert.
Two men have been found guilty of stabbing a man who eventually had both his arms and legs amputated after he acquired an infection in hospital.
Ernest Mayo, 25, was attacked as he left a party in Worthing in August 2012. Patrick Brookes, 26, from Worthing, and Jeramiah Reynolds, 26, from Ascham End, north London, were found guilty of grievous bodily harm with intent.
In 1969 Paul McCartney married Linda Eastman in a civil ceremony at Marylebone Register Office in London.
Hundreds of people waited outside to catch a glimpse of the couple as they arrived with Miss Eastman's six-year-old daughter, Heather.
Jo Good speaks to musician and author Ben Watt about his book 'Romany and Tom' which looks the lives of his parents. Plus, Jo asks have you had to look after your parents in later life?
You can listen live on BBC London 94.9 and contact the team on 020 7224 2000.
TfL Bakerloo line tweets: No service btn Piccadilly Circus and Elephant & Castle and Severe delays on rest of line while we fix a faulty train at Lambeth North.
A time capsule with newspaper clippings, school work and sports teams' memorabilia has been buried to celebrate the new Streatham Ice and Leisure Centre, says Lambeth Council.
Pupils from Granton Primary School laid the final stones over the time capsule.
Two girls have been bailed after being arrested on suspicion of possessing a prohibited weapon after an alleged attack on a pupil at a south London school yesterday, according to the Met Police.
Police were called to Beaverwood School, in Chislehurst, at about 13:00, after an allegation that a 14-year-old school girl had been sprayed in the face with an unknown substance and required medical attention.
Reclusive British street artist Banksy has reworked one of his most celebrated pieces to mark the third anniversary of the ongoing conflict in Syria.
The image of a girl with a balloon will be projected onto various international landmarks on 13 March, among them the Eiffel Tower and Nelson's Column. It is based on a stencil first seen in London in 2002.
The new image will promote #withsyria, a campaign to rally support for victims of the conflict.
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Emrullah Tozsu of Ordnance Road, Enfield, has been jailed for five years at Hull Crown Court for his involvement in a people smuggling ring.
Leyton Orient's Elliot Omozusi has said he feared his football career would be over when he was sentenced to two-and-a-half years in prison for intimidating a witness in 2011.
He rejoined Orient upon his release, having served 16 months of his term and said returning to the pitch was "unbelievable".
Broadcaster Chris Tarrant is recovering in hospital after suffering a "mini-stroke" while flying from Bangkok to London earlier this month.
His manager, Paul Vaughan, confirmed the 67-year-old was taken to hospital from Heathrow airport on 1 March. He is due to be discharged from Charing Cross Hospital in a day or two.
The rest of today will see increasing sun throughout the afternoon and will feel pleasantly warm with light winds for most places. Highs: 15C (59F).
This evening and tonight there will be clear spells through the early part of the night causing the temperatures to drop with some mist, fog and low cloud forming in the early hours. Lows: 3C (37F).
Last year the museums had 615,000 visitors but by 2017/18 it hopes to welcome 1.5 million people through the doors each year.
A structure resembling an "alien space pod" is to be the Serpentine Galleries' Pavilion this year.
The translucent, shell-like structure resting on boulders, will be placed on the lawn of the London gallery from 26 June to 19 October.
The number of dangerous dogs are "on the up" in Newham according to an exclusive report by the Newham Recorder, which also says the most popular names of seized animals are Killer and Bullet.
Tolworth Tower was evacuated last night after a fire in a lift mechanism, reports the Kingston Guardian.
Passengers using Heathrow's new £2.5bn Terminal 2 (T2) have been warned to expect early teething problems when it opens in June.
Heathrow bosses said the challenges of opening the new building should not be underestimated and the "chance of a completely smooth opening for any airport terminal in the world is low".
Heathrow Airport is looking for volunteers to try out the new Terminal 2 building before it opens.
The trials run until May and will see everything tested from trolley operations and bus routes to large-scale simulations of entire terminal operations. If you fancy seeing the terminal before any paying passengers you can find out more here.
The redevelopment will include a residential areal, multi screen cinema, space for shops, an underground car park and a new public space linking the Blenheim Centre to the existing High Street.
On the Robert Elms show from midday: Author Ben Macintyre talks about his new book which looks at the most notorious British defector and Soviet mole in history and enabled Ben get special access to MI5 files.
Northamptonshire County Council has agreed to spend up to £100,000 to hire a parliamentary specialist to oppose the HS2 high-speed rail bill.
A report to the council's cabinet says the scheme could cost the authority £6m in damage to its roads. The high speed rail route between London and Birmingham would run through part of south Northamptonshire.
Tributes have been paid to a "role model" teenager who died on Sunday, writes the Chingford Guardian.
Aneesha Fazarally, 14, a pupil at Heathcote School and Science College in Normanton Park, has been described as "always having a smile on her face".
London Fire Brigade tweets: We've tackled a small fire in design & tech block of a school on Handsworth Ave, Highams Park. 200 staff & students evacuated, all uninjured.
A crackdown on fly-tippers in Norbury resulted in 26 fines being issued, reports the Croydon Advertiser.
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Colleagues have paid tribute to Rene Tkacik, 43, an engineer killed by falling concrete in a Crossrail tunnel - the first worker to die on the £15bn project, the Evening Standard reports.
Syed Ali, an ICT teacher and head of year eight at Acland Burghley School, said teachers are the school were dressed appropriately.
"I think we dress smart. Everyone has individual taste as we have been an arts school for a long time, but at the end of the day I am in agreement we should all dress smart. I don't think it has a massive impact but it is a bit more professional if you do dress smarter."
Labour's Val Shawcross said he had a "passion and detailed knowledge of the subject" and Mike Brown from London Underground said no-one could question his commitment to his members."
He added that as a mark of respect union talks over the closure of all ticket offices on the Tube will be paused.
An 18-year-old has been charged with robbery and handling stolen goods after a smash-and-grab at H Stain Ltd in Victoria Street, central London, yesterday, police have said.
The best in science images have been selected for the annual Wellcome Image Awards including the sharp points on a kidney stone and a head louse egg firmly glued to a hair.
For a limited time you'll be able to see the best of the images in the window of the Wellcome Trust in Euston.
Tori said: "It depends on the school. I worked at a secondary school in Camden with no uniform and many teachers were very creative/quirky types and this brought out such great independent/individual/creative students who in all were inspired to achieve great things due to being allowed to grow individually."
Parking will be free for half an hour everywhere in Redbridge from the start of next month, the Ilford Recorder reports.
Jamal from Bethnel Green said: "It's very important for the teacher to wear smart clothes because they're a role model in the class. It reflects a nice view to the student and says to them 'when I'm older I will have a very better job'."
Tower RNLI tweets: Good morning from the day crew - it looks like it's going to be a lovely day
BBC London reporter Sonja Jessup tweets: MPs paying tribute to Bob Crow: 5 Labour MPs have signed Commons motion saying he was "1 of most outstanding union leaders of generation"
Visitors will be able to ride 0.6 miles (1km) of old Mail Rail tunnels under central London from 2020, after plans were approved by Islington Council.
On Vanessa's show presented by Harriet Scott: Teachers at Acland Burghley School in Camden have been criticised in an Ofsted report for dressing too scruffily, with some singled out for wearing clothes that were "too casual" and risked undermining standards.
You can listen live on BBC London 94.9 and contact the team on 020 7224 2000.
Plans to open The London Post Office Railway - known to many as Mail Rail - as a tourist ride have been approved by Islington Council.
I was lucky enough to have the chance to take a ride under central London on a Mail Rail train specially converted for passengers.
Former Mayor of London Ken Livingstone and Conservative peer Daniel Finkelstein have paid tribute to RMT union leader Bob Crow, who died yesterday at the age of 52.
Speaking on Newsnight, Lord Finkelstein said Bob Crow "had pride in his identity" while Mr Livingstone said "he was confident and happy in his working class culture".
Rapper Professor Green has been charged with drinking and driving after police investigating a suspected mugging in Lewisham in November discovered a Mercedes car and van had been involved in a crash.
The rapper, whose real name is Stephen Manderson, is due to appear before Bromley magistrates on 20 March.
A suspected smash-and-grab-jewellery-raider was wrestled to the ground from a moped yesterday by a member of the public.
Robbers armed with axes and hammers attempted to raid H Stain Ltd on Victoria Street, central London, at about 13:00. Three other suspects managed to escape. The Metropolitan Police said it was not yet known if anything had been taken from the shop.
Areas of mist and low cloud will clear with long sunny spells expected across most of the region. There will be light winds and it will feel pleasantly warm by mid-afternoon.
Maximum temperature: 15C (59F). Sunset at 17:59.
On London Underground, the Bakerloo Line is delayed between Queens Park and Harrow and Wealdstone.
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