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  1. Goodbye

    BBC London News

    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.

    Have a great weekend.

  2. Tonight's weather: Cloud thickening, risk of heavy showers

    BBC Weather

    Tonight, clear spells for a time but cloud may thicken in the early hours. There will then be a risk of showers spreading up from the south, some could be heavy.

    Minimum temperature: 6 to 9°C (43 to 48°F).

  3. Reality Check: Is violence increasing exponentially?

    Che Donald
    Image caption: Che Donald, Police Federation of England and Wales

    The claim: Violence is rising exponentially.

    Reality Check verdict: Assuming he just means it's rising fast, he is right according to the police recorded crime figures but there is not yet any sign of such an increase in the Crime Survey for England and Wales.

    Che Donald, vice-chairman of the Police Federation of England and Wales, the body representing police officers, was on BBC Radio 4 on Friday talking about violence, which he said was "increasing exponentially".

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  4. Envelope update

    Severe accident: A21 London northbound

    BBC News Travel

    A21 London northbound severe accident, between A2218 Southend Lane and A205 Catford Road.

    A21 London - A21 Bromley Road in Bellingham closed northbound between the A2218 Southend Lane junction and Catford Gyratory, because of an accident involving a car and a bus.

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

  5. 'I know where you live, I'll kill you'

    George Greenwood

    BBC News, London

    Mary and John

    A foster family received death threats after their details were accidently released by a hospital.

    In 2016 carers Mary and John - who asked to remain anonymous - fostered a child who was taken into care at birth.

    Someone claiming to be the duty social worker called Mary's mobile and asked how the child was.

    "I asked the voice at the other end whether they had got the right foster carers, because duty social workers are not sometimes aware a child has moved," she said.

    The caller replied: "I will kill you."

    A number of threatening text messages followed, including one which said: "I know where you live, I'll kill you, you stole my baby, you can't have children of your own that's why you foster".

    Across London, reports of data breaches in child protection departments are up a third over the last four years.

    Read the full story here.

  6. We cannot tackle knife crime alone - Met statement

    This statement by the Metropolitan Police has been issued today following the recent spate of violent crime in the capital:

    Quote Message: The Met Police held a community meeting this morning to hear first-hand concerns arising from specific communities as a result of the continued focus on knife crime and murder in London. This is on top of all the local level engagement taking place on a daily basis being driven by our Borough and Basic Command Unit Commanders. The Met has been absolutely clear that we cannot tackle knife crime alone, we cannot enforce our way out of this and will do all we can to mobilise communities behind us and to help protect London. from Met Police
    Met Police
  7. Red Cross issue first aid advice for stab victims

    Knife crime

    The British Red Cross has released first aid advice after the spike in violent crimes in London this week.

    How to help someone who is bleeding heavily

    1. Put pressure on the wound with whatever is available to stop or slow down the flow of blood
    2. Call 999
    3. Keep pressure on the wound until help arrives

    If there is an object in the wound, don’t remove it as this could make the bleeding a lot worse. Apply pressure around it.

    The person looks pale, feels cold and is dizzy. What does this mean?

    This means there isn’t enough blood flowing through the body. This physical response to an injury is called shock, and it can be life threatening.

    If you suspect someone is going into shock:

    1. Continue to apply pressure to the wound to stop the blood coming out
    2. Call 999 if you haven’t already done so
    3. Lie them down and lift their feet higher than the rest of their body. This keeps their legs higher than their heart, which helps increase blood flow to their brain and heart
    4. Reassure them and wrap them in coats or a blanket to keep them warm
  8. People needed for autism scrutiny group

    Haringey Council and the Haringey Clinical Commissioning Group are looking for residents to join a reference group to scrutinise their work in areas such as autism, learning disabilities, mental health and dementia.

    Once established, the group will ensure both authorities deliver a good service, and raise concerns over potential problems in the delivery or communication.

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  9. Video content

    Video caption: London violence: Tanesha in 'wrong place at the wrong time'

    Hakeem Blake pays tribute to his sister Tanesha, 17, who was shot dead in Tottenham on Monday night.

  10. Afternoon weather: Dry with hazy sunshine

    BBC Weather

    This afternoon will be dry with further spells of hazy sunshine, although there will be a fair amount of mid and high level cloud.

    A very mild afternoon but with a gusty south-easterly wind. Maximum temperature: 14 to 17°C (57 to 63°F).

  11. Is the UK the drugs capital of Europe?

    Drug deal

    There have been 52 murders in the capital so far this year - and MP David Lammy says the drugs trade is driving a rise in violence.

    "We are the drugs market of Europe," Mr Lammy told BBC Radio 4's Today programme.

    The Tottenham MP added that the UK's drugs market was worth £11bn, and London was at its centre.

  12. Mayday drops blue badge charges after Inside Croydon report

    Inside Croydon

    Just days afterInside Croydonhighlighted how the management at Mayday Hospital had slapped parking charges on holders of blue badges, they have now slammed on the hand brake and gone quickly into reverse, returning to the previous policy of offering free parking in designated bays.

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