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  1. Our live coverage across the day

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

  2. Tonight's weather: Dry and warm

    BBC Weather

    It will be dry tonight with long clear periods, and also very warm, especially in more built up areas such as the City. 

    Lows of 17C (63F).

  3. New strike dates in Southern guards safety dispute

    Workers on Southern trains are to stage another strike in the continuing dispute over the role of guards, the RMT union has announced.

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    Video caption: Workers on Southern trains are to stage a 48-hour strike
  4. Night Tube 'boost' for West End economy

    Sadiq Khan on the Night Tube

    London's West End has been given a shot in the arm by the introduction of the Night Tube, with footfall rising 21% in the capital's shopping district on Saturday night.

    More than 100,000 passengers took advantage of the new overnight Undergroundservice, with about 6,500 people tapping in at Oxford Circus, one of London's busiest stations, on Saturday night alone. 

    Representatives for London's West End are hopeful that late-night foot traffic will provide a boost for business. 

    "The service looks set to contribute to a vibrant 24-hour economy for London's West End," said Steven Medway, of New West End Company - the organisation representing businesses at some of London's biggest retail destinations including Bond Street, Oxford Street and Regent Street. 

    "The newly extended operating hours will allow more people to experience and enjoy the diversity of the West End beyond its world-class retail offering, from entertainment and leisure to food and beverage," he added.  

    The Victoria and Central lines are the first to provide overnight services on Fridays and Saturdays, but there are plans to extend the night network to the Jubilee, Northern and Piccadilly lines this autumn.

  5. Virgin challenges Jeremy Corbyn train footage

    Virgin Trains has questioned footage showing Jeremy Corbyn sitting on the floor of a "ram-packed" service.

    CCTV inside train carriage

    In a film shown on The Guardian, the Labour leader said he was experiencing a problem "many passengers face every day" on the London to Newcastle train.

    But Virgin said CCTV showed Mr Corbyn and his team walking past available seating before starting filming.

    It says the crew helped him to a carriage where seats were available and he sat for the rest of his journey.

    Mr Corbyn's team has been contacted for comment.

  6. Hypnobirthing: 'It may sound airy fairy, but I believe it'

    Stuart Maisner

    The number of mothers-to-be signing up for hypnobirthing at the Darent Valley Hospital in Dartford has doubled year-on-year.

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    Video caption: Hypnobirthing in Dartford
  7. City airport passengers to be played music during security checks

    Passengers being security searched at London City Airport in future will be played music to help them relax.

    According to music psychologists at Sheffield University music will improve the whole experience for travellers and help to improve their mood.

    Se prepare for these tunes when you next get frisked and scanned:

    •  Brian Eno – Ambient 1: Music for Airports
    •  Joni Mitchell – This Flight Tonight
    •  John Denver – Leaving on a Jet Plane
    •  Red Hot Chili Peppers – Aeroplane
    •  Frank Sinatra – Come Fly With Me
    •  Iggy Pop – The Passenger
    •  Daft Punk - Around the World
    •  MIA – Paper Planes
    •  Madonna – Holiday
    •  Randy Crawford – One Day I’ll Fly Away
    •  Lenny Kravitz – Fly Away
    •  Simon and Garfunkel - Homeward Bound
    •  Vengaboys – We’re Going To Ibiza
  8. Virgin challenges Jeremy Corbyn train footage

    Virgin Trains has released footage of Mr Corbyn's journey
    Image caption: Virgin Trains has released footage of Mr Corbyn's journey

    Virgin Trains has questioned footage showing Jeremy Corbyn sitting on the floor of a "ram-packed" service.

    In a film shown on The Guardian, the Labour leader said he was experiencing a problem "many passengers face every day" on the London to Newcastle train.

    But Virgin said CCTV showed Mr Corbyn and his team walking past available seating before starting filming.

    It says the crew helped him to a carriage where seats were available and he sat for the rest of his journey.

    A spokesman for Mr Corbyn's camp said: “When Jeremy boarded the train he was unable to find unreserved seats, so he sat with other passengers in the corridor who were also unable to find a seat. 

    "Later in the journey, seats became available after a family were upgraded to first class, and Jeremy and the team he was travelling with were offered the seats by a very helpful member of staff."

  9. Broken down bus causing delays on M25

    BBC Travel

    A broken down bus is causing problems and blocking a lane on the exit slip road clockwise at J25, A10 (Enfield) on the M25.

  10. Heatwave alerts for south-east England as temperatures hit 30C

    People on deckchairs

    The Met Office has issued heatwave alerts across the south and east of England, with temperatures expected to exceed 30C (86F) in some areas.

    A level-three heatwave alert is in place for the east of England, where high daytime temperatures and warm, humid nights are forecast until Friday.

    London and south-east England are on a level-two alert, meaning heatwave conditions are also likely this week.

    Public Health England urged people to be aware of the health risks of heat.

  11. Watch: Young artists highlight air pollution

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    Video caption: Billboards warning of air pollution have appeared on some of London's most polluted street
  12. Man wanted over car park attempted murder

    Police are trying to find Farai Kambarami, 25, who has links to Portsmouth, London, Surrey and Wolverhampton, in connection with an attempted murder in Milton Keynes yesterday.

    A 34-year-old woman was driving in central MK when a black Honda CR-V, registration BT57 0FE, struck her. She drove to a car park but was followed by the man in the Honda.

    He got out of the car and attacked her with what police believe to be a knife, leaving her with stab wounds to the throat and arm.

    Farai Kambarami