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  1. Updates on Wednesday 3 August 2016

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    Video caption: Bystanders describe the scenes at Russell Square just after the attack
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    Video caption: London riots: Convicted looter looks back

    A man convicted of stealing during the London riots reflects back on his jail term and how he is now trying to help young people.

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    Updates for London have now ended but we'll be back at 08:00 on Wednesday with the latest videos, news, sport, travel and weather. Have a good evening.  

  4. Robbers 'caused £300,000 worth of damage'

    A Met Police spokesman said three officers suffered minor injuries and the fourth is in hospital in a serious condition. 

    Store owner Avi Reed said the gang smashed a glass cabinet, causing more than £300,000 of damage, Mr Reed said police contacted them at the Chronext store earlier to warn them that there might be a robbery, and the shop was closed to protect customers. 

    He said: "At about 11:30 we saw three guys, they had helmets on. One tried to smash the door with a hammer. 

    The glass didn't break as it's protected but he managed to get in. "Another guy had an axe and managed to smash a cabinet, while the other stayed on the motorbike. 

    They caused enormous damage."

  5. Four officers hurt and four arrests over foiled armed robbery

    A moped gang armed with knives and an axe has been intercepted by police in a "terrifying" attempt to rob a luxury watch store in central London. 

    Four officers were injured when the Met's Flying Squad swooped on the men in Piccadilly at 11:25 BST. 

    A Taser was discharged several times and the policemen were hurt as the men tried to escape on mopeds. 

    Four men have been arrested and are being held at London police stations.

  6. Watch: Route revealed for the latest Cycle Super Highway in London

    No more rush hour short cuts through Regents Park – unless you’re a cyclist!

    A cycle superhighway linking north-west London to the West End will be built after 60% of people backed it in a consultation, City Hall has announced.  

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    Video caption: Watch: No more rush hour short cuts through Regents Park – unless you’re a cyclist!