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  1. Envelope update

    Severe disruption: A4020 London westbound

    BBC News Travel

    A4020 London westbound severe disruption, near A312 The Parkway.

    A4020 London - A4020 Uxbridge Road in Hillingdon blocked westbound near Ossie Garvin Roundabout, because of a police incident. Diversion in operation - 4 bus routes are being diverted.

    To report traffic and travel incidents dial 0330 123 0184 at any time

  2. Envelope update

    Severe disruption: M1 London southbound

    BBC News Travel

    M1 London southbound severe disruption, at J4 for A41 Edgware Way.

    M1 London - M1 in Greater London lane closed on exit slip road southbound at J4, A41 (Edgware), because of a broken down vehicle.

    To report traffic and travel incidents dial 0330 123 0184 at any time

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    Severe accident: A1199 London southbound

    BBC News Travel

    A1199 London southbound severe accident, at B168 George Lane.

    A1199 London - A1199 High Road in South Woodford closed and queuing traffic southbound at the B168 George Lane junction, because of an accident.

    To report traffic and travel incidents dial 0330 123 0184 at any time

  4. Brighton drowning victim identified

    Brighton Palace Pier

    A man who drowned after being swept into the sea off Brighton during Storm Callum has been identified.

    David Dooley, 38, who lived in London, was rescued by coastguard and lifeboat crews in the early hours of Saturday as high winds and torrential rain battered the south coast.

    Sussex Police confirmed they received a report of a man in the water near the pier at about 01:30 BST.

    He was confirmed dead by paramedics after being taken back to shore.

    Brighton Beach Patrol said it had removed 25 people from the sea and moved them to safety during the storm.

  5. Chris Jones

    BBC Radio 5 live rugby union reporter

    Billy Vunipola ices an arm injury

    Chris Jones

    BBC Radio 5 live rugby union reporter

    Saracens number eight Billy Vunipola will miss England's autumn internationals after breaking his left arm.

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  6. Evening weather: Dry and mostly clear

    BBC Weather

    Tonight will be mostly dry with some clear spells but areas of mist, fog and low cloud will form as the night progresses.

    The wind will be light and variable.

  7. PM's cuppa with Vauxhall charity to launch loneliness plan

    Theresa May

    GPs in England are being given permission to prescribe patients "social" activities, such as dance classes, to tackle loneliness.

    The strategy, announced by Prime Minister Theresa May, will also see postal delivery workers checking in on isolated people during their rounds.

    The government says about 200,000 older people have not had a conversation with a friend or relative in over a month.

    Mrs May launched the strategy by attending a social group put on by a charity working to combat loneliness in Vauxhall Gardens Community Centre in central London.

    Mrs May said: "This strategy is only the beginning of delivering a long and far reaching social change in our country - but it is a vital first step in a national mission to end loneliness in our lifetimes."

    Read the full story here.

  8. Man sought over 'serious' assault outside Barking pub

    Man sought

    Detectives have released an image of a man they want to speak to in connection with an assault outside an east London pub which left another man critically injured earlier this year.

    The 31-year-old victim suffered a fractured skull and a bleed to the brain after being assaulted by an unknown suspect in Station Parade at about 23:15 BST on 6 April.

    Police say he received hospital treatment and has been discharged, however still suffers from a number of side effects.

    Officers investigating the assault want to speak to the man, pictured, who is described as of "Eastern European appearance" in his mid-20s.

    Police say no arrests have been made in connection with this incident.

  9. London Palladium's new hall of fame unveiled

    Des O Connor, Tommy Steele, Lord Webber, Cliff Richard and Jimmy Tarbuck

    Composer Andrew Lloyd Webber was joined by stars Des O'Connor, Jimmy Tarbuck, Sir Cliff Richard and Tommy Steele to unveil a new art installation at the London Palladium.

    The Wall Of Fame by Lee Simmons - which was commissioned as part of the renovations to the Grade II listed facade of the building - features stainless steel portraits of entertainers including Sir Tom Jones, Cilla Black, Sir Ken Dodd and Sir Bruce Forsyth,

    The piece is on display at the theatre's world famous stage door on Great Marlborough Street.

    It is intended to be a permanent legacy to the many artists that have headlined at the Palladium and will provide a link between icons of the past and performers of the future.

  10. Would you get up early for a run in the mud?

    Winnie Agbonlahor

    Thousands of people across the UK take part in obstacle course races every weekend.

    But, would you swap your Saturday mornings in bed for a run in the mud?

    Video content

    Video caption: mud race
  11. BreakingFurther Piccadilly Line strikes confirmed

    Piccadilly Line train

    Drivers on the Piccadilly Line will strike again next month in a long-running dispute over industrial relations, Tube union RMT has confirmed.

    Union members will stage a walkout from midday on 7 November until midday on 8 November.

    The 24-hour walkout will be the latest phase of action after the line was shut twice at the end of September.

    RMT General Secretary Mick Cash said: "RMT is frustrated with the slow and tortuous process when it comes to getting the Piccadilly Line management to address the full raft of issues at the heart of this dispute.

    “There has been ample opportunity for the management side to listen to the deep-seated concerns of their staff and take the action required to address them. The ball is firmly in their court.”

    Transport for London - which previously said it was "hugely disappointed" by the September strikes - has been contacted for comment.

  12. Sir Mo inspires school kids to keep on running

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    He won his first competitive marathon in Chicago earlier this month.

    But Sir Mo Farah was back to school on Monday to encourage children in east London to get active.

    Sir Mo was snapped this morning doing his famous Mobot pose with Year 6 pupils from Cubitt Town Junior School, Tower Hamlets.

    London Mayor Sadiq Khan was also there to join in the fun.

    The pair visited the school alongside Elaine Wyllie, founder of The Daily Mile.

    The Daily Mile is a social physical activity, with children running or jogging in the fresh air with friends. It aims to make children fitter, healthier and better and concentrating in class.

    More than 350 schools in London have signed up to the scheme so far, which equates to about 117,000 pupils.

    John Biggs, Mayor of Tower Hamlets said: “Tower Hamlets was an Olympic borough in 2012 and those aspirational Games are the heritage of our children.

    “I am proud we have more schools signed up to the Daily Mile than any other borough in London, but we will continue to work with schools, businesses and other partners to develop opportunities that contribute to the ongoing health and wellbeing of our residents.”

  13. Sophie Cornish: ‘Women, don’t be so hard on yourselves!’

    Video content

    Video caption: Sophie Cornish: ‘Women, don’t be so hard on yourselves!’

    When Sophie Cornish and her business partner Holly Tucker started from their kitchen table in 2006, they didn't expect it to grow into a multi-million pound firm.

    "Women tend to be their own worst critics," Sophie, from south-west London, says. "I wish I could say to my younger self, 'Stop beating yourself up. Trust yourself.'”

    If only Sophie's younger self could have predicted the company's success – the online marketplace is now worth £165m, has over three million customers and 200 employees.

    Video journalist: Hannah Gelbart

    See more at CEO Secrets.