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Summary

  1. Updates on Monday 29 February 2016
  2. BBC London Live will be back with news, sports, travel and weather updates at 08:00 on Tuesday 1 March

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  1. Our live coverage across the day

    Live updates for London have finished for the day, but we'll be back from 08:00 on Tuesday with the latest news, sport, weather and travel updates from across the area.    

  2. On air: How the Met 'failed' to tackle criminals behind a contract to kill three officers

    BBC London News

    Coming up on air this evening: The BBC's Glenn Campbell reports on a retired senior police officer who says the Met Police failed to tackle organised criminals who took out a contract to kill three of its officers. 

    David McKelvey told the Panorama programme he became the subject of a corruption investigation after he reported intelligence that he was the target of a one million pound hit.

  3. Battersea's luxury property wobbles hark back to the 1990s

    Evening Standard

    How worried should investors be at the wobbles in Battersea’s luxury flats market? For the FTSE 100 property boss discussing the matter over his turbot the other day, very.   

    So concerned was he at the speculative bubble inflated by off-plan buyers in the sky above the Thames that it was reminding him of the monster crash of the early Nineties.  

  4. Touts charge £25,000 to see Adele on stage

    The Daily Mail

    Scooping a record four Brit Awards last week, she is one of the world's most popular stars. But even Adele's most ardent fans will balk at the prospect of paying nearly £25,000 to see her perform.

    However, this is what ticket touts are charging those desperate to see the Hello singer's latest tour.

  5. Queuing traffic around Mornington Crescent and on the M25 due to accidents

    BBC Travel

    At Mornington Crescent, the A400 Hampstead Road is blocked southbound at Harrington Square after an accident. 

    On the M25 clockwise, two lanes are shut between J24 Potters Bar and J25 Enfield after an accident. There are queues to J23 A1M. 

    And all Heathrow Express trains have been taken out of service after engineers found a structural fault on one of its trains.  

  6. Woman 'thrown to the ground' at Tottenham Marshes

    Met Police

    A woman was attacked in Tottenham Marshes on Tuesday last week, police say. 

    At around 18:00 on 23 February a 38-year-old woman was thrown to the ground, in Mill Mead Road, by a man who ran away when her cries for help attracted the attention of people on the other side of the River Lea.

    Detectives are looking for a man around 6ft tall, described as black and of slim build, aged in his 20s.

  7. Arsenal Ladies and England midfielder signs new contract

    BBC Sport

    England midfielder Rachel Yankey has signed a new contract with Arsenal Ladies.

    Rachey Yankey

    The 36-year-old, capped 129 times by England, has won eight league titles, nine FA Cups and one Uefa Women's Cup since her Gunners debut at the age of 16.

    She made nine league appearances as Arsenal finished third in Women's Super League One last season.

  8. Sutton drivers offered change for parking in 'random act of kindness'

    Sutton Guardian

    Christmas is known as the season of goodwill, but it appears Leap Day has a similar influence on generosity in Sutton.

    An anonymous benefactor brightened motorists’ day by offering up change to help pay for their parking – and encouraging others to copy the gesture.

  9. Match of the Day: Can Arsenal win the Premier League?

    BBC Sport

    A short episode of Match of Day today sees presenter Mark Chapman joined by former footballers Ian Wright and Alan Shearer to analyse the weekend’s action.

    They discuss whether Arsenal are good enough to win the Premier League and have if Manchester United have found a new star in Marcus Rashford.

  10. Men accused of prisoner escape plan enter pleas at Woolwich Crown Court

    Three men have pleaded guilty to taking part in an attempt to free a prisoner while he was being transferred to Wood Green Crown Court in north London.

    Nathan Mason, 30, and Izzet Eren, 32, of Vicarage Road, Tottenham, Gokay Sogucakli, 18, of the Roundway, Tottenham, all pleaded guilty - and admitted to possessing an imitation firearm in a hearing at Woolwich Crown Court.

    Jermaine Baker

    Two other men, Ozcan Eren 31, of Douglas Road, Wood Green, and Eren Hayser, 25, of Kettering Road, Enfield, pleaded not guilty to both charges.

    The incident happened on 11 December last year, when Izzet Eren and another defendant were being transported from Wormwood Scrubs prison to be sentenced at the court.

    Jermaine Baker was killed after a police officer fired a single shot during the operation.

  11. Mitch Winehouse hits out at Amy Oscar win

    Metro

    The father of late singer Amy Winehouse has hit out at the director of the documentary film based on her life in the wake of the Oscar win. 

    Amy Winehouse

    Mitch has accused Asif Kapadia, who was at the helm of the controversial movie Amy, of ‘fooling everybody’ and taken a further swipe at what he deems a ‘spiteful’ portrayal of his daughter’s life.

  12. Camp appears to have been set up in Coulsdon woods, Croydon

    Inside Croydon

    A temporary encampment has been discovered in the woods of Old Coulsdon and while no one has been observed actually living there, the careful construction and materials used indicate that it could well be the temporary home of a construction worker who has been unable to find – or afford – more conventional rented accommodation.

  13. London mayor Boris Johnson orders 195 Routemasters for the capital

    An additional order for 195 Routemasters for London worth £62m has been confirmed at Northern Ireland firm Wrightbus by the capital's mayor Boris Johnson.

    Boris Johnson

    Mr Johnson confirmed the deal on a visit to the company on Monday.

    He is also expected to visit two other manufacturers on Monday who supply parts for London buses and trains.