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Summary

  1. Charges over climate change train protest
  2. Crossrail 'could be delayed until 2021'
  3. HS2 buys properties worth £600m
  4. Man convicted of moped gang killing
  5. Huge 'concreteberg' blocks London sewers
  6. Updates on Thursday 18 April

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    Severe accident: M25 London anti-clockwise

    BBC News Travel

    M25 London anti-clockwise severe accident, at J29 for A127 Southend Arterial Road Romford.

    M25 London - M25 lane closed on exit slip road and slow traffic anticlockwise at J29, A127 (Romford), because of an accident.

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

  2. Video content

    Video caption: Meet the hip-hop artist tackling male suicide

    A south London hip-hop artist is using his music to help people speak out about their mental health.

  3. Afternoon showers: Chance of showers

    BBC Weather

    Chance of showers by the this afternoon, some locally heavy.

    Drier and brighter conditions should develop later on.

    Maximum Temperature: 14C to 17C (57F to 63F).

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    Severe accident: A10 London southbound

    BBC News Travel

    A10 London southbound severe accident, from Crown Road to A110 Southbury Road.

    A10 London - A10 Great Cambridge Road in Enfield closed and queuing traffic southbound from the Crown Road junction to the A110 Southbury Road junction, because of an accident involving car.

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

  5. Five stabbings in London in seven hours

    Morden Road crime scene
    Image caption: Police closed off Morden Road after a 17-year-old boy was hurt

    The fatal stabbing in Harlesden last night was one of five knife attacks across the capital within seven hours.

    The first happened at about 15:00 in Camomile Way, West Drayton. A man was found with multiple stab wounds but his condition is not life-threatening, police said.

    Seven people have been arrested for offences including GBH, assisting an offender and possession of firearms.

    At about 18:30, officers were called to reports of two men fighting in Preston Road, Wembley.

    They found a 28-year-old man with stab wounds. He has been taken to hospital and is in a life-threatening condition.

    There have been no arrests, police said.

    At about 22:00, two 17-year-old boys were hurt in separate stabbings in Mitcham.

    Police and paramedics found the boys in Tamworth Lane and Morden Road.

    Neither victim's injuries are thought to be life-threatening and no-one has been arrested.

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    Duncan Leatherdale

    BBC News online

    Steel production on Teesside has ceased after SSI mothballed the Redcar works following a global downturn in the price of steel. But what became of the company that founded the plant almost 100 years ago?

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    Severe accident: A217 London both ways

    BBC News Travel

    A217 London both ways severe accident, from Longley Road to B241 Southcroft Road.

    A217 London - A217 Mitcham Road in Tooting closed and queuing traffic in both directions from the Longley Road junction to Amen Corner, because of an accident.

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

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    Severe disruption: A106 London both ways

    BBC News Travel

    A106 London both ways severe disruption, from Lauriston Road to Frampton Park Road.

    A106 London - A106 Well Street in Hackney closed in both directions from the Lauriston Road junction to the Frampton Park Road junction, because of a police incident. Diversion in operation - four bus routes are being diverted.

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

  9. Video content

    Video caption: How virtual reality could help Grenfell survivors 'let go of emotions'

    England footballer Les Ferdinand is using VR to help young men deal with the trauma of the Grenfell Tower fire.