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- Updates for Wednesday 6 January 2016
It will be a cool evening and night with patchy cloud cover.
After a mainly dry start to the night, further outbreaks of rain will arrive from the west, reaching Westminster soon after midnight.
Minimum temperature: 5C (41F).
The family of 60-year-old Harbhajan Singh Rooprai who died in a fire at his home in Field Road in Forest Gate, east London, on Christmas Day, said they are "devastated".
Appealing for witnesses and information his cousin Harjit Rooprai said: "Known as ‘Bhajan’, he was a generous and thoughtful individual who always had a friendly smile on his face considering the many hardships he confronted throughout his life.Copyright: Met Police
"2016 would have been a memorable year for him as Bhajan was eagerly anticipating the wedding of his youngest daughter in India."
He was an active member within the Sikh community and carried out "selfless service" at the local gurudwara.
A man has been charged with murder and arson with intent to endanger life.
There are several areas of slow-moving traffic and congestion in central London, according to BBC Travel.
Pall Mall is reduced to one lane for roadworks, which is causing queues back down Cockspur Street and St James's Street, and congestion to Northumberland Avenue and Whitehall area.
Ongoing roadworks at Parliament Square are leading to congestion and queues on Victoria Embankment (westbound), Northumberland Avenue and Bridge Street.
The cycle superhighway on Upper Thames Street is also busy in both directions between Lower Thames Street and Blackfriars Underpass, and there is congestion East Smithfield, Tower Bridge, Tower Hill and Mansell Street.
A new cinema has opened on the New Cross campus of Goldsmiths university, bringing a cinema to the area after 15 years.
Curzon Goldsmiths in the Richard Hoggart Building will screen films for the public on weekday evenings and on weekends, but the building will be used for teaching on weekday mornings.
The 101-seat cinema, a partnership between the university and Curzon Cinemas, will open at the end of this month.
New footage from an eyewitness has emerged showing four armed men leaving Mayfair after a gang carried out a smash-and-grab at a jewellers on Avery Row.
One man has been arrested. Police said a taser was drawn but not used during the arrest.
DC Kevin Parley from the Met's Flying Squad said: "This was a brazen armed robbery carried out on a busy morning.
"Early indications are that the two moped drivers deliberately stayed on their mopeds to act as lookouts and dissuade members of the public from getting involved."
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League Two side Wycombe Wanderers have signed utility man Michael Harriman from QPR for an undisclosed fee.
The 23-year-old has scored six goals in 25 games since initially joining Wycombe on loan in July and has now signed a three-and-a-half-year deal.
The BBC understand that Arthur Simpson-Kent, the partner of former Eastenders actress Sian Blake, arrived in Ghana some time after 16 December and before Christmas.
It is not known whether Mr Simpson-Kent is still in Ghana.
Three men have pleaded guilty in a case relating to an Italian carpenter whose body was found in a north London canal.
Sebastiano Magnanini, 46, was found tied to a shopping trolley in Regent's Canal in Islington in September.
Michael Walsh, 41, of King's Cross, north London, and Paul Williams, 61, of no fixed address, pleaded guilty to preventing the Italian's lawful burial.
Daniel Hastie, 22, also of no fixed address, admitted conspiracy to commit fraud by false representation.
They will be sentenced at Blackfriars Crown Court on 5 February.
Home affairs correspondent, BBC London
It is believed watches and jewels worth more than half-a-million pounds were stolen by armed raiders who stormed in to a high-end jewellers in Mayfair this morning,
One man has been arrested following the smash-and-grab raid in Avery Row.Copyright: BBC
BBC Radio London
Eddie Nestor’s guest in the studio from 16:00 is Transport for London’s Head of Surface Transport Leon Daniels - the man in charge of the roads in London.
We are asking for your calls on 020 722 42000.
Plus, what is your experience of joining a GP’s surgery following reports a growing number are asking to stop taking new patients.
And Battersea Dog and Cats Home says it is having to destroy more dogs because they are dangerous and aggressive.
Police want to speak to a man after a woman was sexually assaulted at a bus stop in Streatham.
The incident happened at about 11:30 on 28 June when the woman was waiting for a bus on Streatham High Road in Lambeth.Copyright: Met Police
The suspect approached the 24-year-old woman and kissed her before squeezing her bottom, police said.
Police have described the suspect as a tall black man, of slim build, aged between 40 and 50 years, with balding hair and missing several teeth. He was wearing a blue tracksuit.
An eyewitness has captured this image of an alleged armed robbery at a jewellers in Avery Row, Mayfair, this morning.
A gang on mopeds, armed with axes and sledgehammers targeted the high-end store this morning.Copyright: UGC
One person has been arrested so far in connection with the raid.
The family of former EastEnders actress Sian Blake has said they want "a full investigation" as to why it took so long for the police to find the bodies of the actress and her two sons.
An evangelical church which stages its Sunday services at the Fairfield Halls is under investigation by the Charity Commission over its use of £280,000 of charitable funds.
Comedian and television presenter Paul O'Grady has leapt to the defence of Battersea Dogs and Cats Home after a whistleblower alleged that hundreds of healthy dogs were being put down because they are anxious.
Brian WheelerCopyright: BBC
Emily Thornberry, who has been appointed shadow defence secretary by Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn, has been given that rarest of things in British politics - a second chance.
The Islington South MP is best known to the public for being forced to resign as Labour's shadow attorney general in November 2014 for tweeting a picture of a white van parked outside a house bedecked with England flags.
Eren Marc was walking along Avery Row when armed robbers targeted a jewellers just off Bond Street in the West End earlier.
Police were called at 10:15 to the incident. One man has been arrested.