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- Updates for Thursday 1 January 2015
Tonight will be cloudy for much of the night, with occasional light rain which will become heavier during the early hours before it clears to the east.
It will be windy, especially over The Chilterns and other high ground. Drier, clearer and colder conditions will then follow into the dawn period, and winds will also ease.
Lows of 6C (43F).
Rail passengers must be told if they can get cheaper tickets for their journeys,following an agreement by rail companies.
Train operators across Britain have signed up to a code of practice designed to help travellers get the best deal possible from 1 April.
It follows a summit called by the rail minister, Claire Perry, last month.
BBC London News
Time Out London
These parade queens weren't on their phones...
A book published today by David Carpenter, professor of medieval history at King's College, London,contains a new translation of Magna Carta, the touchstone of English liberties, and more than 500 pages of historical background and commentary.
Ham & High
Police have arrested a man and a woman on suspicion of murder after a 43-year-old man died in Whitechapel, east London, early this morning.
He was found shortly after 01:30 in Sidney Street, off Commercial Road, with a serious head injury. A post-mortem examination is scheduled to take place today at Poplar Mortuary.
Actor Bernard Kay has died aged 86 at his north London home, a friend has confirmed.
He was cast in various roles in Doctor Who during the 1960s and also appeared in Z-Cars, Coronation Street and Foyle's War. His most notable film role was as The Bolshevik in Dr Zhivago.
BBC Travel London
Travel reporter Billy Reeves says roads are expected to reopen following parade closures at 18:00. The first route will be Piccadilly.
In 1772 the first travellers' cheques were introduced by the London Credit Exchange Company. They could be used in 90 cities.
In 1974, New Year's Day was celebrated as a national public holiday for the first time.
The Varsity All American Cheerleaders performed to We Are One, Bounce, Shake it Off and Happy.
Generally cloudy with strong winds. Gusts of 40 to 50 mph are possible over the Chilterns. Outbreaks of rain and drizzle are expected later in the day and it will feel relatively mild despite the wind.
Highs of 12C (54F).
Two pensioners died last night in a New Year's Eve house firedespite neighbours' attempts to rescue them.
Around 20 firefighters went to the scene in Ashmead Road, Deptford, south-east London, at around 21.41 and managed control of the blaze little more than an hour later.
London Fire Brigade station manager Lee Sparks, who was at the scene, said: "Neighbours alerted the brigade when they saw smoke coming from the house.
"Two members of the public entered the house in an attempt to rescue the occupants but were unable to reach them. These two people were treated at the scene by London Ambulance Service."
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The BBC London sports show at14:00 will have these live commentaries:
- Aston Villa v Crystal Palace - KO 15:00 on radio and online
- West Ham v West Brom - KO 15:00 on DAB, through your TV and online
- Tottenham Hotspur v Chelsea - KO 17:30 on radio, DAB through your TV and online
A 22-year-old man has been arrested by police investigating funds being stolen from people's PayPal accounts.
The suspect, from Twickenham, south-west London, was held on suspicion of fraud by false representation and Computer Misuse Act offences.
He was arrested on Tuesday and then released on police bail to 10 March, the South East Regional Organised Crime Unit said.
Westminster's head of waste management told BBC London 94.9 the cleanup operation had been "very, very smooth".
Asked how the service is paid for, he said it comes from Westminster City Council's budget.
Mr Stet said as well as up to 200,000 people, who went to the viewing areas, there were about a million people out in the West End last night. He said up to about 100 tons of waste had to be collected - "a significant level of waste".
The Royal Free Hospital says there's been no significant change inPauline Cafferkey's condition and she remains as well as they can hope for at this stage.
The Scottish nurse is being treated for Ebola in a special isolation unit and has been sitting up in bed, talking and reading, doctors say.
A 25-year-old woman from Haringey arrested on suspicion of Syria-related terror offences has been bailed by police until March.
She was arrested at Luton Airport yesterday morning.
Tube passengers are set to have their journeys disrupted for almost a year whenCentral Line trains cease stopping at one of London's busiest stations.
From Saturday, Central Line trains will not stop at Tottenham Court Road.
Transport for London (TfL) has advised people to change at Oxford Circus or Holborn for alternative routes.
Shortly after midnight, Prime Minister David Camerontweeted: "Happy New Year."
Opposition leader Ed Milibandtweeted earlier in the day calling to "change the direction of our country in 2015".
Mayor of London Boris Johnsontweeted: "London's dazzling fireworks were a wonderful way to welcome in the New Year. Thanks to all who made it such a safe & fun event."