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- Updates on 12 June 2015
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There'll be a mix of sunny or clear spells and scattered thundery showers this evening. Becoming mainly dry towards dawn tomorrow, although it will be quite cloudy overnight. A mild night with light winds.
Minimum temperature: 13C (55F).
Members of a drugs gang that ran heroin and cocaine from London to Exeter have been jailed for between two and eight years each.
All 14 defendants pleaded guilty at Exeter Crown Court, to charges of conspiracy to supply class A controlled drugs or the concern in the supply of class A drugs. Eight were from London.
Gang leaders Yahya Hashi, of Spicer Road, London, and Fathi Ahmed, 29, of Pilgrim Hill, London, were both sentenced to eight years after being found guilty of conspiracy to supply cocaine and heroin.
The prosecution was the result of a 16-month police operation. Gang members travelled from London to Devon up to five times a week.
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Joinat 1830 on BBC One: Network Rail is to be investigated after failing passengers with ongoing delays and disruption.
And, Labour's John Biggs is the new mayor for Tower Hamlets, two months after Lutfur Rahman was removed for electoral fraud.
A statue of Sir Henry Cooper could finally be put up in the town he once called home -outside the building where he trained to take on Muhammad Ali (pictured)
The London Ex Boxers Association has raised £40,000 towards a statue in honour of the legendary boxer, who grew up in Farmstead Road, Bellingham, south-east London, and is the only man to win three Lonsdale belts - a prize for British champions - outright.
On the A12 Greater London there is queuing traffic and long delays on A12 Eastern Avenue eastbound in Newbury Park at the Horns Road junction, because of an accident earlier on. All lanes have been re-opened. Congestion to Lea Interchange.
There is also queuing traffic on A3211 Lower Thames Street in both directions between the Great Tower Street junction and London Bridge in the roadworks area. Congestion to Tower Hill and to the A201 Blackfriars Bridge junction.
Officers from the Met have been involved in a project at air, sea and rail ports aimed at protecting the public from the threat of terrorism and serious organised crime.
Around 86 million people travel through London's ports every year and the operations were aimed at clamping down on the illegal passage of cash, weapons, drugs, goods and people linked to criminal or terrorist-related activity.
It brought together staff working at Heathrow, London City and Biggin Hill airports and London St. Pancras International rail port, as well as patrolling the Port of London on the Thames.
More than £70,000 in cash has been seized including £20,000 after seven people were stopped at Heathrow. Approximately £36,000 was seized by police from a traveller who had just arrived at London St Pancras International station from Paris.
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A single mother has declared a 'small victory' afterbailiffs attempting to evict her were repelled when campaigners stood firm outside her house.
This morning the bailiffs accompanied by a locksmith turned up to Jale Avcil's home of 10 years in Elphinstone Road, Walthamstow after an appeal was rejected by a judge last night to give her more time to be medically assessed.
More than1,500 Metropolitan Police officers and staff are preparing for the annual Trooping the Colour ceremony in central London tomorrow.
Security Commander Simon Bray looks ahead to the event.
You can findfull coverage on the BBC.
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Southwark Libraries kicks off its Adult Learners' Week with free Spanish lessons tomorrow.
@SouthwarkLibstweets: Hola! Drop into East Street Library tomorrow 3-4pm to learn a few Spanish phrases for #ALW
Hollywood A-lister Sandra Bullock delighted fans in Leicester Square last night at the launch of herlatest film Minions.
The actress, who plays the baddie in the movie, posed for photos and took selfies with members of the crowd.
Our top stories on BBC London Live:
- Labour's John Biggs has been elected new mayor of Tower Hamlets after the previous mayor was removed from office
- An 18-year-old man has denied killing teenage cyclist Alan Cartwright in an attack in Islington in February
- The UK rail regulator is to investigate Network Rail, for offering poor services on some of the country's busiest commuter routes
Secret Cinema's screening of The Empire Strikes Back gets mediocre reviews inThe Guardian.
It claims the factory location in south-east London provides an impressive set but the costly entrance fee will reduce its appeal to super fans only.
Labour's John Biggs has been elected mayor of Tower Hamlets in a re-run after the previous mayor was removed from office for corruption.
Mr Biggs was runner-up last year to Lutfur Rahman, who had to stand down after a judge found him guilty of illegal practices.
The newly elected mayor spoke toBBC London's political correspondent Karl Mercer of the need to move on from recent controversies.
One reviewer said McGowan was "riveting" and "revolting" in the role of the shamed DJ and sex offender.
Jonathan Maitland's play at north London's Park Theatre is the first drama to tackle the Savile scandal and has faced questions over its timing. Maitland told the BBC the critical verdict had been "extraordinary".
There'll be sunshine and showers this afternoon, the showers possibly heavy and thundery, giving torrential downpours.
It will be humid and probably the warmest day of the summer so far with temperatures reaching 27C (81F).
Here are the full results for the Stepney Green ward:
- Sabina Akhtar, Labour Party, 1,643 votes
- Safiul Azam, The Conservative Party Candidate, 158
- Kirsty Chestnutt, Green Party, 272
- Abu Talha Chowdhury, independent, 1, 472
- Will Dyer, Liberal Democrats, 114
- Jessie Macneil-Brown, Something New, 40
- Paul Shea, UK Independence Party (UKIP), 203
Sabina Akhtar said: "I am overwhelmed and so happy.
She added: "I believe I can work hard to tackle the issues in the ward and am grateful for being given the chance to prove myself.
"I am looking forward to the challenges and working with residents to improve the quality of life for all."
Labour's Sabina Akhtar was elected after receiving 1,643 votes, closely followed by the Independent candidate Abu Talha Chowdhury with 1,472 votes.
The turnout was over 47% and the electorate was 8,316.
The by election was held due to the election court judgement in April which saw the former mayor of Tower Hamlets, Lutfur Rahman disbarred from his role alongside former councillor Alibor Choudhury who represented Stepney Green ward.
Pupils at three London schools have been banned from fasting during Ramadan because of the hot weather,the Metro reports.
A primary school trust said the month-long religious tradition due to start yesterday posed too many health risks for young Muslim children during the summer term.
Barclay Primary School in Leyton, east London, issued a letter to parents informing them that it would not allow children attending school to fast in order to 'safeguard the health and education of the child'.
The ban will be implemented across three other Lion Academy Trust schools: Sybourn Primary School and Thomas Gamuel Primary School in Waltham Forest and Brook House Primary School in Haringey.
There are more than 1,000 homeless children in Croydon, according to de published this week by a south London newspaper.The Croydon Advertiser says the data refers to families in temporary council accommodation, including 73 with dependent children living in bed and breakfast accommodation.
Children in such emergency accommodation have difficulty settling into school, suffer from bullying, absence, behavioural problems, anxiety, depression and even develop speech impediments, the Joint Strategic Needs Assessment (JSNA) report said.
The study quotes research which shows the impact of such "statutory homelessness" on children may be long-lasting, with evidence to show they suffer from mental and development problems one year after being rehoused.
The couple accused of indulging in a sex act during a BBC Radio 2 concert in Hyde Park will face a retrial in August.
Lisanne Beck, 47, and her boyfriend Simon Murphy, 48, were filmed on a mobile phone locked in alleged lewd behaviour during a set by Paloma Faith at the family event in September last yearA jury of nine women and two men could not reach a verdict at their Old Bailey trial last week and were discharged.
The 26-year-old midfielder featured just eight times this season as the Rangers were relegated from the Premier League.
The Morocco international joined from Tottenham in 2009, initially on loan, and scored 34 goals in 164 appearances.
Agent Alan Middleton has also been charged for allegedly breaching the regulations in relation to the transfer and has until 17 June to respond.
Arsenal have until 26 June to respond after they requested more time. Defender Chambers, 20, joined the Gunners for around £16m in July 2014.
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OnBBC London after 13:30 Labour's John Biggs is elected mayor of Tower Hamlets after a rerun election.
And after a children's football manager was beaten up by a parent, behavioural coaches are brought in.
Detectives investigatingthe murder of 18-year-old Stefan Appleton in Islington, have released images of two suspects leaving the scene on a moped.
Stefan was in Nightingale Park with friends, when two youths pulled up on a moped.
The pillion passenger attacked him, stabbing him a number of times with a large bladed knife, before they made off along Nightingale Road.
The moped is small, dark in colour, with a small Perspex visor. It was displaying a learner sign under a square vehicle registration plate.
The writer of a play about Jimmy Savile has rejected accusations that it's too soon, saying if anything it's too late.
"An Audience with Jimmy Savile" opened this week in Finsbury Park starring the impressionist Alastair McGowan, who's had good reviews from the critics.
Some have questioned the timing, the motive and whether it'll be seen as entertainment but writer Jonathan Maitland's toldBBC London 94.9's Breakfast Show he doesn't see a problem.
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Adel Taarabt hasleft Queens Park Rangers and signed for Portuguese side Benfica after having his contract terminated by mutual consent.
The 26-year-old midfielder featured just eight times last season as the R's were relegated from the Premier League.
There'll be sunshine and showers this afternoon - the showers possibly heavy and thundery, with some torrential downpours.
It will be humid and probably the warmest day of the summer so far. Maximum temperature: 27C (81F)
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Our top stories on BBC London Live:
- Labour's John Biggs has been elected mayor of Tower Hamlets
- The UK rail regulator is to investigate Network Rail for poor services on some of the busiest commuter routes.
- Police have named the teenager stabbed to death in north London Stefan Appleton.
A teenager has denied killing 15-year-old Alan Cartwright who was stabbed to death while riding a bicycle with friends.
Joshua Williams, 18, of Islington, appeared via video link before the Old Bailey to enter not guilty pleas to charges of murder and conspiracy to rob.
Co-defendant Shaquill Roberts, also 18, of Tottenham, denied conspiracy to rob.
The pair were remanded in custody and their trial is set to start on 1 September.
Alan Cartwright was stabbed in the chest as he cycled along a busy road in Islington on 27 February.
London Evening Standard
A man has died in a house fire on the outskirts of east London this morning, theEvening Standard reports.
The fire, which is not thought to be suspicious, started in Pollard Close, Chigwell, at around 05:00.
Firefighters battled through the blaze to get the man out, but he was pronounced dead by London Ambulance Service.
Double Olympic championMo Farah says he's feeling more "upbeat" now, following earlier allegations his coach Alberto Salazar was involved with doping.
Farah pulled out of a Diamond League meet in Birmingham this week shortly after the claims surfaced.
There is no suggestion Mo Farah has been involved in doping.
A man who was killed in a crash on the A20 has been named as father-of-seven Andy Roberts, theNews Shopper reports.
The 44-year-old mechanic died as a result of his injuries suffered in the collision on June 6 at the Swanley Interchange.
His family has paid tribute to the father-of-seven, describing him as a "larger than life character".