Updates for London have now ended for the day but we'll be back at 08:00 on Thursday with the latest news, sport, travel and weather.
- Updates for Wednesday 3 February 2016
Tonight will start largely clear so it's going to turn chilly, especially away from the centre of London.
It will turn milder as cloud and rain spreads from the west through the early hours.Copyright: BBC
Minimum temperature: 3C (37F).
Presenter, BBC London
On BBC London News at 18:30 on BBC One:
We'll be finding out about how a simple spelling mistake led to a pensioner bleeding to death on a hospital operating table.
And we'll be speaking to the Rocket Man Sir Elton John, who earlier took part in his first record store signing since 1973.Copyright: PA
Join me at 18:30 on BBC One.
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A new global hub for cancer research and treatment is to be established in London with the aim of accelerating the discovery of new treatments.
Transport improvements are also planned for the London Cancer Hub in Sutton, ideally by a proposed £200m tram link.
The hub plans to create more than 13,000 jobs and deliver at least two extra cancer drugs every five years.
A poll commissioned by Shelter has found 86% of parents in London are worried the cost of housing will mean their children won't able to stay in the capital.
The homelessness charity says unless affordable housing becomes available, an entire generation could end up being priced out of their home city
Over 3,250 people were questioned for the survey, carried out by YouGov.
Neil Berriman, the son of Sandra Rivett, who was found murdered in Lord Lucan's home, has been giving his reaction outside of the High Court after a judge ruled the missing aristocrat is now presumed to be dead.
A CCTV image of a man the Met wish to speak to after an elderly man was robbed at gunpoint in Woolwich has been released.Copyright: Met Police
The victim, in his early 70s, was returning to his van with a substantial amount of money on 7 January when he was approached by a man with a handgun.
The suspect made the pensioner drive for a while before stealing his money and running away.
Police said the man with the gun is described as black, in his early 30s and of athletic build.
Actors from London's Globe Theatre have been performing Hamlet to migrants staying at the so-called "Jungle" refugee camp in Calais.Copyright: Getty ImagesCopyright: Getty ImagesCopyright: Getty ImagesCopyright: Getty Images
It is part of the Globe to Globe tour which is aiming to perform Hamlet in every country on earth over the next two years.
An office block occupied by the Crown Prosecution Service and the Health & Safety Executive has been put up for sale by its Singaporean owners.
Every black cab in London will be required to accept card payments by October, TfL have announced.Copyright: PA
About half of the capital's 22,500 licensed taxis currently accept cards but this will be made compulsory for all in the Autumn.
Boris Johnson said the change would "make paying for your journey swifter and simpler than ever before".
Steve McNamara of the Licensed Taxi Drivers Association (LTDA) said: “Every black cab taking cards is fantastic news for London. In future, when you hail a cab you can be sure that you can pay the way you like, card, contactless or cash.
"That is without doubt better for our customers and for drivers who will benefit from extra work.”
A couple from London have been compensated after they cancelled their holiday because of fears over the Zika virus.Copyright: Kamil Rebacz
Kamil Rebacz and his pregnant fiancee Beata were due to fly to the Dominican Republic but decided not to go because they were worried about the virus.
Travelers are being warned to seek advice from health professionals if they are going to an affected area.
Emoov has mapped out the average house price for each of the 280 Tube stops.
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A few lucky Elton John fans will be treated to a rare appearance from the rocket man at 17:00 today when he attends a store signing at an Oxford Street record store.
It's the first time he's done a store signing in the capital since 1973 although the 350 tickets have already sold out.
The appearance is in support of his 33rd album, Wonderful Crazy Night.
EasyJet founder Sir Stelios Haji-Ioannou has opened his first low-cost food store in Park Royal where all items are on sale for 25p.
BBC Radio London's Jason Rosam visited the easyFoodstore this morning to see how the business was doing.Copyright: AP
If this photo from today is anything to go by, it would appear the grocery store has been a big hit.
Chelsea will be hoping their resurgence under Guus Hiddink continues as they head to Watford this evening.Copyright: AFP/Getty Images
The Blues could recall Kurt Zouma and Cesar Azpilicueta who missed Sunday's match against MK Dons a decision will be made late about new loan signing Pato who is lacking fitness.
Chelsea drew with the Vicarage Road side 2-2 on Boxing day in what was their Dutch manager's first game after returning to the club.
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An investigation has started into the death of a prisoner who had previously been the victim of police brutality.
Sarah Reed, 32, was found dead in her cell at Holloway Prison, north London, on 11 January.
She was attacked in 2012 during a shop-lifting allegation by Met Police officer James Kiddie, who was subsequently found guilty of common assault.
A detective who was accused of giving a misleading account of an interview with Andrew Mitchell at the height of the "plebgate" row has been cleared of misconduct.Copyright: PA
Det Sgt Stuart Hinton had praised the Tory MP for his "candour" at a meeting in 2012 before telling the BBC he had been evasive, a tribunal heard.
However, the officer's barrister said hindsight had supported his view.
Det Sgt Hinton has been cleared of breaching policing honesty standards.
Transport Correspondent, BBC London
The decision by the RMT's executive to recommend its members accept a pay and conditions deal is a big step forward for the creation of the Night Tube.Copyright: BBC
However, three other unions are still to decide whether they accept the offer.
Train drivers' union Aslef is said to be looking like it will also accept but Unite, which represents engineering staff, has turned down the offer and wants further talks.
The TSSA, which represents station staff, is yet to announce its decision.
What's On StageCopyright: PA
The National Theatre have announced Sir Lenny Henry will become a member of the theatre's board.
The actor made his NT debut in The Comedy of Errors in 2011 and has since starred in Othello for Northern Broadsides and West Yorkshire Playhouse.