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  1. Updates on Friday 31 March

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Eric Dier

Jack Skelton

BBC Sport

Tottenham cut the gap on Premier League leaders Chelsea to seven points as they overcome a stubborn Burnley at Turf Moor.

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Ranocchia

Jamie Strickland

BBC Sport

Hull City claim a priceless win in their battle against relegation as a second-half fightback sees off West Ham at the KCOM Stadium.

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Palace celebrate

Chris Bevan

BBC Sport

Chelsea's lead at the top of the Premier League is cut to seven points after they suffer a shock home defeat to Crystal Palace.

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Sergi Canos

Goals from Sergi Canos and Lasse Vibe help Brentford beat Bristol City and leave the Robins a point above the drop.

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Fulham's Sone Aluko celebrates his goal against Rotherham

Sone Aluko's goal condemns Rotherham to relegation and lifts Fulham into the championship play-off places.

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Arsene Wenger

Arsenal boss Arsene Wenger is "not helping" the club by delaying an announcement on his future, says Arsenal Ladies legend Kelly Smith.

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Goodbye from BBC London Live

BBC London News

Updates for London have now ended for the week but 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: Dry with clear spells overnight

BBC Weather

After a fine and sunny end to the day, it will remain dry overnight with clear spells.

Winds will ease and it will be cooler for many, however cloud will thicken towards dawn.

Minimum Temperature: 8C (46F)

Selfies get the 'art' treatment

Dawn Woolley
BBC

If you have a few hundred selfie shots on your phone they could be considered works of art.

A photographer from Cambridge says selfies should be used in art after winning the #SAATCHISELFIE competition.

Dawn Woolley beat over 14,000 entries with her selfie named 'The Substitute (holiday)' which shows a man holding a 2D picture of a person in a bikini.

The pictures from all over Europe can now be seen at the Saatchi Gallery's "Selfie to Self-Expression exhibition".

Public views sought on MP second jobs

George Osborne
PA

An ethics watchdog want to know what the public thinks about MPs having second jobs.

The Committee on Standards in Public Life is rewriting its guidelines on potential conflicts of interests.

It wants to know what the "reasonable limits" should be and whether they should be different for ministers and backbench MPs.

It comes after controversy over George Osborne's jobs in banking, public speaking and journalism.

Man found guilty of trying to punch Crystal Palace FC's bald eagle

Kayla
Getty Images

Daniel Boylett, 36, of Eltham, south east London has been convicted of attempted damage in an attack on the football club's 25-year-old bird of prey .

Kayla, an American bald eagle, was threatened during a match between Crystal Palace and Charlton Athletic in the third round of the Capital One Cup in 2015.

The club mascot was perched on the arm of her handler and was being walked around the ground when a fan in the away stand attempted to land a punch on her.

Handler Chris Besley told Croydon Crown Court, "due to her delicate bone structure if she had been hit with force, her bones could easily break". 

There was crowd trouble before, during and after the game that Palace won convincingly by 4-1.  

Boylett has been bailed until sentencing on 28 April.

Kayla: The eagle that flies at Crystal Palace
Kayla the eagle flies before fans at Crystal Palace ahead of their home games.

Severe accident: A2 Kent eastbound

BBC News Travel

A2 Kent eastbound severe accident, at M25 J2 affecting A223.

A2 Kent - A2 in Darenth lane closed on entry slip road eastbound at Darenth Interchange, because of an accident. Congestion to Black Prince Interchange.

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

Severe accident: M25 Kent anti-clockwise

BBC News Travel

M25 Kent anti-clockwise severe accident, at J2 for A2 affecting J3 for M20.

M25 Kent - Two lanes blocked and queuing traffic on M25 anticlockwise at J2, A2 (Darenth Interchange), because of an accident involving two cars. Congestion to J3, M20 (Swanley Interchange).

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

Pep Guardiola: Arsenal at Emirates is 'always difficult'
Pep Guardiola says playing at the Emirates is "always difficult" as he found with his Bayern Munich and Barcelona teams, but says his players are not worried about playing there.

Large fire in Dartford woodland

Firefighters are tackling a large fire in woodland in Dartford. 

About 100 sq m of woodland and undergrowth at Joydens Wood is alight.

Kent Fire and Rescue said three fire engines were on the scene fighting the blaze.

Fire engine leaving station
BBC

When tackles go wrong...

#PeoplesCup

Just how did those legs end up there? Find out with our top 10 magic moments from last weekend's FA People's Cup semi-finals.

For more FA People's Cup action, watch our semi-final highlights programme,  available on the iPlayer from 06:00 BST on Saturday morning, 1 April, and on the Red Button at 13:50 BST and repeated throughout the weekend.

Tube operations boss leaving London Underground

Tom Edwards

Transport Correspondent, BBC London

London Underground sign
PA

Tube operations boss Steve Griffiths has announced he is leaving London Underground as part of restructuring.

"It feels like the right time for me to move on," he said.

Missing man from Holbeach

Harry Parkhill

BBC Local Live, Lincolnshire

Lincolnshire Police are increasingly concerned for the welfare of a 24-year-old man who's been missing for more than two weeks.

James Dalrymple was last seen on 15 March and may have travelled to London. He is slim, 5'8" tall with short, fair hair.

Police want him to make contact with family, police or the  Missing People  charity. 

James Dalrymple
Lincs Police

Afternoon weather: Spells of sunshine

BBC Weather

Through this afternoon the cloud will break up to reveal some good spells of sunshine, and just the odd chance of a shower. 

It will be a little less warm than yesterday. 

Maximum Temperature: 16C (61F).

Glasgow scrum-half Henry Pyrgos is one of nine Scotland internationals returning for the visitors

Saracens are unchanged while Glasgow recall nine Scotland internationals for Sunday's European Champions Cup quarter-final in London.

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Southampton's Claude Puel talks about compatriot Arsene Wenger
Claude Puel says Arsene Wenger encouraged him to join Southampton in the summer, and adds that he hopes the Arsenal manager is still with the Gunners next season.
Chelsea and Paulo Ferreira's extraordinary loan system
BBC Sport take a look at Chelsea's extraordinary loan system run in part by former player Paulo Ferreira.
VR takes cancer patient back home
A hospice in south London is using virtual reality to help patients tick off their bucket lists.

New signs for Croydon tram crash site

'When I saw the hostel I burst into tears'
A mother-of-three says her children are "suffering" because their local council cannot find them a permanent home.

Man assaulted on Retford train

Dave Wade

BBC Local Live

Do you recognise this man?

Retford assault cctv
British Transport Police

Police want to speak to him after a man was assaulted leaving a train at Retford station

It happened on 11 March at 23:40 on a journey from London.

The 43-year-old man, who was assaulted by another passenger he had spoken to, suffered cuts and bruising to his face, British Transport Police said.

Det Sgt Paul Kazimierczyk said: "This incident happened on the day of the England vs Scotland Six Nations fixture, which may help to jog people’s memories."

Hapless horse stuck in the mud given lucky reprieve by rescuers

Simon Oxley

BBC Three Counties Radio

Animal rescue specialists were called to retrieve a horse stuck in deep mud and silt in Buckinghamshire yesterday.

Horse stuck in mud
Bucks and MK Fire

It was found on Old Rectory Lane in Denham in the Colne Valley.

Horse stuck in mud
Bucks and MK Fire

Firefighters were also called and they managed to prise it out, give it a brush down and left it in the care of a local vet.