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  1. Updates on Friday 9 September 2016

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Chelsea striker Diego Costa

Dafydd Pritchard

BBC Sport Wales at the Liberty Stadium

Diego Costa scores an overhead kick to earn Chelsea a draw against Swansea in a feisty Premier League encounter at the Liberty Stadium.

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Sean Maitland

Brent Pilnick

BBC Sport

Two Sean Maitland tries help champions Saracens to a bonus-point win at Exeter in a repeat of last season's Premiership final.

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Watford

Ian Woodcock

BBC Sport

Watford produce a stunning comeback from 2-0 down to beat West Ham and claim their first win of the season.

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Harry Kane

Jonathan Jurejko

BBC Sport

Harry Kane ends his goal drought as Tottenham cruise to a comfortable win which leaves Stoke bottom of the Premier League.

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Scott Hogan

Scott Hogan's double earns Brentford a first away win of the season in the Championship at Brighton.

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Clayton Donaldson

Clayton Donaldson misses one penalty before scoring another as Birmingham City win at 10-man Fulham.

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Santi Cazorla

Chris Bevan

BBC Sport

Santi Cazorla's stoppage-time penalty gives Arsenal a dramatic Premier League victory over a determined Southampton side.

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Christian Benteke

Patrick Jennings

BBC Sport

Middlesbrough's unbeaten start to the season comes to an end as Crystal Palace claim their first win of the new campaign.

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Sam Gallagher

Sam Gallagher's header earns Blackburn their second Championship point this season as they salvage a draw against QPR.

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Dan Mugford

Dan Mugford kicks 14 points for Sale Sharks as they beat 14-man Harlequins for their first Premiership win of 2016-17.

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Good evening from BBC London Live

That's it from the BBC London online team for this week. We'll be back at 08:00 on Monday with the latest videos, news, sport, travel and weather.

Have a great weekend.

Tonight's weather: Showers possible and less humid

BBC Weather

There'll be some sunny spells this afternoon, but also few showers are possible. It'll be rather breezy too, and as a result it'll feel less humid than recent days. Maximum temperature 22C (72F).

Nick Compton

Nick Compton says it is "nice to contribute again" after helping Middlesex to a win which kept them top of the table.

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Lee Gregory

Millwall striker Lee Gregory signs a new contract which will keep him at the League One club until the summer of 2018.

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Kumar Sangakkara

Kalika Mehta

BBC Sport

Surrey's slim chances of winning the Division One title end as they draw with relegation-threatened Hampshire.

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Lunchbox art: Dad's post-it note drawings for his schoolgirl daughter

Lord Lloyd-Webber challenges arts cuts

Andrew Lloyd Webber says his new London musical will challenge politicians to improve school music lesson funding.

Andrew Lloyd Webber and School of Rock cast
Getty Images

School of Rock, based on the 2002 film, is about a group of schoolchildren who turn their lives around by entering a Battle of the Bands contest.

Watch: Dartford Crossing fines unpaid

Hundreds of thousands of drivers fail to pay fees and fines for the Dartford Crossing.

23% of non-UK drivers are not paying the Dartford Crossing charge on time and 500,000 fines issued to British drivers have gone unpaid. 

Met Police statement in full on Keith Vaz

Following allegations in the Sunday Mirror on Sunday, 4 September concerning a Member of Parliament, the Metropolitan Police Service can confirm a letter was received on Wednesday, 7 September requesting police consider the matter. The letter has been forwarded to the Met's Special Inquiry Team, part of Specialist Crime and Operations, to assess and identify what criminal offences - if any - may have been committed. At this stage a police investigation has not been launched

Metropolitan Police

BreakingMet to assess 'if any criminal offences committed' in Keith Vaz revelations

Scotland Yard said it is to "assess and identify what criminal offences - if any - may have been committed" following allegations involving MP Keith Vaz.

Niels Wartenbergh, Joseph Peel, Ricardo Vorstenbosch

A gang of smugglers who brought £12m of cocaine and heroin into the UK in a helicopter from Belgium are jailed.

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WW1 soldiers fix bayonets before going over the top

Stephen Walker

BBC News NI Political Correspondent

Tributes are paid in London and Dublin to mark the centenary of the death of East Tyrone MP Tom Kettle who died at the Somme in 1916.

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Watch: Behind the scenes at Vogue

A new BBC documentary goes behind the scenes at one of fashion's most famous institutions.
A new BBC documentary goes behind the scenes at one of fashion's most famous institutions.
British Vogue has, for the first time in its 100-year-old history, allowed cameras in for a two-part series.
Watch the programme here: http://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/b07v75n4
John Simpson

Middlesex maintain their Championship title bid and relegate Nottinghamshire with a five-wicket win at Trent Bridge.

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Jagdip Randhawa

A student died after he was placed on a faulty ventilator and starved of oxygen at a Leeds hospital following an attack by a boxer, an inquest concludes.

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Greta Moll

The National Gallery is sued by heirs of French painter Matisse's muse over a portrait they claim is stolen.

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Stockbroker found guilty of rape in City office after cocaine-fuelled party

Daniel Green
PA

A City trader has been found guilty of raping a young woman after a cocaine and champagne-fuelled office party. 

Daniel Green, 26, attacked the woman, in her 20s, after she had curled up to sleep under a desk in the early hours of 16 May, 2015. 

Green insisted the sex was consensual but an Old Bailey jury convicted him by a majority of 11 to one after deliberating for six hours He gave no reaction as the verdict was delivered.

He was jailed for six years.

Arsene Wenger says Jack Wilshere has future at Arsenal
Arsenal boss Arsene Wenger says he hopes Jack Wilshere stays at the Gunners for the rest of his career.

Afternoon weather: Sunny with risk of showers

BBC Weather

There'll be some sunny spells this afternoon, but also few showers are possible. It'll be rather breezy too, and as a result it'll feel less humid than recent days. 

Maximum temperature 22C (72F).

PC Gordon Semple death: Stefano Brizzi denies killing officer found dismembered

Gordon Semple
Gordon Semple

A man has pleaded not guilty to killing Metropolitan Police officer Gordon Semple, whose dismembered body was found in a flat in south London.

PC Semple's body was discovered on the Peabody Estate in Southwark Street, a week after he went missing in April.

Stefano Brizzi, 50, has been charged with murder of the 59-year-old officer at Mr Brizzi's flat some time between 1 and 7 April.

A provisional trial date at the Old Bailey has been set for 18 October.

Listen: Met Police commissioner tells Vanessa Feltz the police should better represent Londoners

Sir Bernard Hogan-Howe explains why he is so proud to have 4,000 BAME (British Black, Asian, and minority ethnic) officers in the force.

Sir Bernard Hogan-Howe explains the importance of BAME officers in the Met

Watch: Electric buses coming to London

The first fully electric bus routes in the capital are unveiled today

Electric buses
Jack Wilshere

Arsene Wenger says he hopes midfielder Jack Wilshere, who is on loan at Bournemouth, will spend the rest of his career at Arsenal.

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Dartford crossing

Nearly 3.5m fines have been issued to drivers for not paying the Dart Charge since cashless payment came in, the BBC finds.

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