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Summary

  1. Updates on Monday 9 May 2016
  2. BBC London Live returns at 08:00 on Tuesday with the latest news, sport, travel and weather updates

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  1. Good evening!

    Rebecca Cafe

    BBC News, London

    That's all for today's BBC Local Live.

    We'll be back on Tuesday from 08:00 BST with the latest news, sport, travel and weather for London.

  2. Evening weather: Wet with heavy showers

    BBC Weather

    The evening will likely start wet with some heavy showers, but these should clear away to the north to leave a mostly dry but cloudy night. 

    More rain will arrive from the south by dawn though. 

    Lows of 14C (57F) 

  3. Robson's ton helps Middlesex rebuild

    Sam Robson

    Sam Robson hits his third consecutive ton as Middlesex prosper against Nottinghamshire, but Nick Compton goes cheaply.

    Middlesex reached 203-3 at stumps, in reply to Notts' first innings total of 354.

    Robson century helps Middlesex rebuild

    Sam Robson

    England hopeful Sam Robson hits his third consecutive hundred as Middlesex prosper against Nottinghamshire, but Nick Compton falls cheaply.

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  4. BBC London News: Mayor's first day, West Ham's last match and Hollywood star Jennifer Lawrence

    BBC London News

    On tonight's show at 18:30, new London Mayor Sadiq Khan says he feels like "the boy who won the golden ticket". 

    We'll look back on his first day in the job as well as preview his meeting later with Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn.

    Ahead of West Ham's last match at Upton Park on Tuesday, locals give their reaction to the club's move to the Olympic Stadium.  

    Jennifer Lawrence

    And we'll also speak to Hollywood A-lister Jennifer Lawrence as she attends the premiere in Leicester Square of her new film X-Men Apocalypse.

  5. Latest headlines: Boss steps down over election blunder and murder accused storms out of dock

    Rebecca Cafe

    BBC News, London

    Here is a selection of the latest news stories which BBC London is following.

  6. Hedgehog 'lost' in House of Commons

    A Conservative MP has admitted losing a hedgehog in the House of Commons chamber after he smuggled it into Parliament.

    Michael Fabricant said he dropped the hedgehog after it 'peed' on his hands.

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    Video caption: Tory MP admits smuggling a hedgehog into Parliament and losing it.
  7. Boris Johnson sings Ode to Joy in German

    Boris Johnson sings in German during a speech in London as he insists that wanting the UK to leave the European Union does not make him anti-European.  

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    Video caption: Boris Johnson sings in German
  8. Mayor Sadiq Khan to resign as MP

    New London Mayor Sadiq Khan is to resign as an MP.

    The by-election for his Tooting constituency will either be held on 9 or 16 June, according to the Labour Party. 

    Mr Khan has been the MP there since 2005.

  9. Former Middlesex captain JJ Warr dies

    JJ Warr

    Former Middlesex seam bowler JJ Warr, who played twice for England in the Ashes tour of 1950-51, has died aged 88.

    Former Middlesex captain Warr dies

    JJ Warr

    Former Middlesex seam bowler JJ Warr, who played twice for England in the Ashes tour of 1950-51, dies at the age of 88.

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  10. Welbeck a doubt for Euro 2016

    Arsenal striker Danny Welbeck is a doubt for England's Euro 2016 squad after injuring his right knee playing against Manchester City on Sunday.  

    Danny Welbeck

    The 25-year-old, who returned in February after 10 months out, limped off during his team's 2-2 draw at City.

    Gunners boss Arsene Wenger said he was "worried" about the injury, adding that the forward would have a scan on Monday.

  11. NHS fined over HIV patient leak

    An NHS trust has been fined £180,000 after sexual health centre 56 Dean Street mistakenly leaked the details of 780 patients who had attended HIV clinics.

    56 Dean Street clinic

    The patients were supposed to be blind-copied into the email but instead details were sent as a group email.  

    NHS trust fined over HIV patient leak

    56 Dean Street clinic

    An NHS trust is fined £180,000 after sexual health centre 56 Dean Street mistakenly leaked the details of 780 patients who had attended HIV clinics.

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  12. Convicted barrister opens up about the tragedy 'chemsex' drugs can cause

    A successful barrister has spoken about the tragedy that "chemsex" drugs can cause after he was sentenced for possessing the lethal party drugs which caused the death of his boyfriend.

    Henry Hendron, 35, told BBC Magazine that he took the drugs with Miguel Jimenez one night but woke up with the 18-year-old's lifeless body next to him.

    Henry Hendron

    "The problem is more prevalent than people think and it's an increasing one. It's increasing because the drugs are cheap, and they're everywhere," he said.

    At the Old Bailey, he was ordered to carry out 140 hours of unpaid work. 

  13. Laura Robson announces plans to get ready for Wimbledon

    BBC Sport

    Former British number one Laura Robson will play at next month's grass-court Wimbledon warm-up event in Nottingham.

    Laura Robson

    The 22-year-old joins an impressive list at the Aegon Open on 4-12 June, including Caroline Wozniacki, Victoria Azarenka, and British top three Johanna Konta, Heather Watson and Naomi Broady.  

  14. Sir Terry to be celebrated with Westminster Abbey service

    Sir Terry Wogan's life will be celebrated in a special service at Westminster Abbey in central London, the BBC has announced.

    Sir Terry Wogan

    The thanksgiving event will take place on 27 September, which will mark the 50th anniversary of Sir Terry's first radio broadcast for the corporation.  

  15. Developers 'do not know what to call their £1.4bn super mall'

    Inside Croydon

    They want to spend £1,400,000,000 demolishing and rebuilding much of the town centre, to build 1,000 “luxury apartments”, a car park for eager shoppers with 3,000 bays, and they are still promising 5,000 jobs (though they remain vague about exactly what kind of jobs these might be). 

    But the developers behind the Croydon Partnership still can’t come up with a name for their long-promised super mall.  

  16. MP reported to police for 'hurling abuse'

    A north London Tory MP has been reported to police after he allegedly hurled abuse and made explicit gestures at passing Labour campaigners. 

     Matthew Offord has been accused of half clambering out of his constituency office window in Hendon to make hand gestures at a decommissioned fire engine carrying a Labour politician and a retired fire officer.      

    Matthew Offord

    The Fire Brigades Union vehicle was being used by former MP Andrew Dismore on polling day last Thursday and was being driven by union member Steve James. 

  17. Ben Butler murder trial: Judge calls for calm

    When Ben Butler re-entered the dock, judge Mr Justice Wilkie told him he must try to "restrain" himself. 

    "Mr Butler, I am perfectly happy for you to remain in court and I understand that some issues may be very sensitive for you, but you must try your best to restrain yourself." 

  18. Investigation over election blunder

    An independent investigation has also been launched.

    A Barnet Council spokesperson said this would conclude by the end of the month.

    "We are currently in discussions to establish who will lead on the investigation and will provide further information shortly," they added.