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  1. Updates on Friday 19 August 2016

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  1. Matt Davis

    BBC Sport

    Chelsea

    Matt Davis

    BBC Sport

    Diego Costa scores the winner for the second game in a row as Chelsea come from behind to beat Watford at Vicarage Road.

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  2. Jermaine Beckford and Paul Gallagher

    Preston North End win against Queens Park Rangers to record their first victory in the Championship this season.

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  3. Our live coverage across the day

    Updates for London have ended for the day but we'll be back at 08:00 on Monday with the latest news, sport, travel and weather.

  4. Tonight's weather: Clear night, getting windy

    BBC Weather

    Cloud will clear away and there will be some late evening sunshine. Skies will stay clear overnight, and it will be dry. Winds will pick up overnight. 

    Lows of 14C (57F).

  5. Ambulance crews at the Shepherd's Bush fire scene

    An air ambulance and several ambulance crews are parked on Shepherd's Bush Green. 

    A spokesperson for London Ambulance Service said: "We sent multiple resources including ambulance crews, single responders in cars, our hazardous area response team and an incident response officer. "We remain at the scene." 

    Air Ambulance and ambulance crews waiting near Shepherd's Bush Green
    Image caption: Air Ambulance and ambulance crews waiting near Shepherd's Bush Green
  6. Tower block fire: 'It's like something out of a horror film'

    BBC Radio London

    Witness Helena Noifield told BBC Radio London: "Everyone's standing around not knowing where to go. 

    "It's all pretty horrible really. There's ash everywhere, smoke everywhere... it's like something out of a horror film. It's ghastly."

  7. Watch: Where will the Olympic and Paralympic parade be held?

    The Mayor of London wants to host the parade in the capital but Manchester City Council are in talks to host the event. 

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    Video caption: The Mayor of London wants to host the parade but Manchester is in talks to host
  8. Reality Check: Is Oxford Street the world's most polluted?

    Sadiq Khan

    The claim: On some days Oxford Street in London is the world's most polluted street.

    Reality Check verdict: This was true of Nitrogen Dioxide pollution in 2013. But on average in 2014, Brixton Road in Lambeth was worse than Oxford Street.

    BBC Reality Check explains why.

  9. Video: Fire in Shepherd's Bush tower block

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    Video caption: Fire in Shepherd's Bush tower block
  10. Traffic diversions while firefighters tackle blaze in Shepherd's Bush

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    Shepherd's Bush Green is closed and traffic is queuing in both directions between Southern Roundabout and the A219 Wood Lane junction due to the fire.

    Diversions are in operation - eastbound traffic via Wood Lane, westbound traffic via West Cross Route.

  11. Crews from all over west London tackle tower block blaze

    Fire at Shepherd's Bush

    A spokesman at London Fire Brigade said:"Twelve fire engines and 81 firefighters and officers have been called to a fire in a high rise block of flats on Shepherds Court in Shepherd's Bush Green.

    "Smoke from the blaze can be seen across the area and 999 control officers have taken over 40 emergency calls to the incident.

    "The Brigade was called at 15:44. Crews from Hammersmith, Kensington, Acton, Chiswick, Paddington, Fulham and surrounding fire stations are at the scene."

    The cause of the fire is not known at this stage.