23 April 2014 Last updated at 05:20 ET

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    Family identified locally 10:59:

    The parents of three children found dead at a property in New Malden last night have been named locally as Tania and Gary Clarence.

     
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    Missing prisoner arrested 10:43:

    A convicted robber who went missing from an open prison in Suffolk has been arrested in London.

    Jerry Monerville

    Jerry Monerville, 49, failed to return to HMP Hollesley Bay last week after being granted leave. He was found at a property in Tower Hamlets.

     
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    Tributes for children 10:31:

    BBC London 94.9 reporter Jason Rosam tweets: Local people in New Malden leave flowers & messages for the 3 murdered children. More on @BBCLondon949

    New Malden tributes
     
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    'Way too much' 10:20: BBC London 94.9 Radio

    Vanessa Feltz is talking about the medicines watchdog NICE saying that a new drug to treat breast cancer is too much, at £90,000 a patient.

    Kim in Croydon said: "Life is the most precious thing. If they were in their 30s and they were going to live up to their 90s I would support that, but for six months at a price of £90,000 it's just way, way too much."

     
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    Video: Children found dead 10:06:

    The BBC's Chris King reports on the murder arrest of a woman after a girl, four, and two three-year-old boys were found dead at a property in New Malden last night.

    Aerial view of house

    The 43-year-old remains in custody and officers are not looking for anyone else in connection with the deaths.

     
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    Children's ages confirmed 09:56:

    Scotland Yard has confirmed the three children found dead at a property in New Malden were a girl aged four and two boys aged three.

    A woman, aged 43, was taken to hospital for treatment to minor injuries and later discharged. She has been arrested on suspicion of murder.

     
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    Video: Election countdown 09:50:

    Londoners go to the polling stations next month to vote in local elections which see seats in all 32 boroughs up for grabs.

    London elections 2010

    BBC London's Political Editor Tim Donovan looks at the key issues.

     
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    Kew Garden cuts 09:39:

    Axing up to 125 jobs from the Royal Botanical Gardens in Kew would break the law, a union claims.

    Kew Gardens

    GMB, which represents horticultural workers, said the cuts would prevent Kew from fulfilling its legal obligation as an educational and scientific resource.

     
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    On air with Vanessa Feltz 09:28:

    The medicines watchdog for England and Wales NICE says a new drug to treat breast cancer is too expensive for the NHS, at £90,000 per patient, and it is unlikely to recommend the use of Kadcyla.

    Breast cancer cell

    Vanessa speaks to a lady who says she took the drug as part of a trial and it changed her life. You can listen live on BBC London 94.9 and contact the team on 020 7224 2000.

     
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    'Children had genetic disorders' 09:07:

    A neighbour, who did not wish to be identified, said the family with four children were originally from South Africa and were "really, really lovely people".

    New Malden property

    She said the three younger children, four-year-old twin boys and an older girl, were suffering from genetic disorders - believed to be life-limiting - but the eldest child, thought to be about seven or eight years old, was in good health.

     
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    Tube strike talks 08:53:

    The first day of talks to try to avert two planned Tube strikes by London Underground workers over job cuts has ended without agreement.

    Further talks are due to take place later today.

     
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    Man stabbed near pub 08:43:

    A man has been stabbed near the Tapestry Pub in Mortlake, Lower Richmond Road.

    The man, thought to be in his 40s or 50s, was attacked at about 22:00 yesterday, police said. He is said to be critically ill.

     
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    'Shocked and confused' 08:30:

    BBC London 94.9 tweets: Our reporter @JasonRosam says people on the New Malden street where the 3 children were found dead are 'shocked and confused' by the news.

     
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    A warm day 08:17:

    Today will be brighter and warmer than yesterday, with early mist patches soon clearing to allow sunny spells.

    There is a chance of an isolated shower this afternoon. It will feel pleasantly warm, with highs of 17C (63F).

     
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    M25 problems 08:08: Louise Pepper Journalist, BBC London

    There are two lanes blocked on the M25 anti-clockwise at J8 for Reigate due to a collision.

    And J6 for Godstone to J9 for Leatherhead is very slow due to an earlier accident.

    For the latest go to our travel page or follow us on Twitter @BBCTravelAlert.

     
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    'Not looking for anyone else' 08:04:

    A 43-year-old remains in custody and officers say they are not looking for anyone else in connection with the investigation.

    Police are currently not giving any details on the cause of the deaths.

    BBC London 94.9's Jason Rosam said several evidence bags had been removed from the property by officers.

     
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    Children found dead 08:01:

    A woman has been arrested on suspicion of murder after three children were found dead at an address in south-west London.

    House where the bodies were found

    A police spokesman said officers had been called to an address in New Malden on Tuesday night where the bodies of the youngsters were found.

     
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