Live BBC Local Live: Updates from London on Sunday 24 November

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  • News, sport, travel, weather on Sun 24 Nov
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Debabani Majumdar, BBC London News

Good morning, I'll be guiding you through the latest news, sport, travel and weather from across London today.

Get in touch with your comments and photos by emailing or tweeting us @BBCLondonNews.

STANDARD 0803 Weather

A mostly dry and bright day after any early mist or fog clears.

However cloud may gather through the afternoon resulting in isolated light showers. Maximum temperature: 8C (46F).

STANDARD 0812 Travel

There is no service on the Bakerloo line between Elephant and Castle and Queen's Park following a signal failure at Piccadilly Circus.

On the A1(M) in Hertfordshire, one lane is closed northbound between J3, A414 (St Albans) and J4, A414 (Hertford), because of recovery work following a vehicle fire.

And Amhurst Road in Hackney is closed in both directions between Pembury Road junction and Hackney Central Station because of a building demolition.

STANDARD 0825 Robber arrested

A convicted robber, who escaped from North Sea Camp prison in Lincolnshire, has been arrested after seven years on the run.

 Brian James Waite

Brian James Waite, 43, originally from Leeds, was arrested in Lewisham, south London, yesterday.

STANDARD 0842 Weekend engineering works

There are closures on several Tube lines today due to engineering works:

  • District: Whitechapel and West Ham
  • Hammersmith and City: Moorgate and Barking
  • Jubilee: Finchley Road and Waterloo until 11:00

Get up-to-date travel information on BBC London Travel News or on Twitter @BBCTravelAlert.

TWEET 0857 Travel

TfL Bakerloo line tweeted: Update: A good service has resumed on the line

STANDARD 0911 Footballer attack arrest

Police have arrested a man following an attack on Leyton Orient goalkeeper Jamie Jones during Saturday's game at Swindon.

Jamie Jones

Wiltshire Police confirmed a 26-year-old was in custody on suspicion of pitch invasion at the County Ground.

Orient manager Russell Slade told BBC London 94.9 the club's 3-1 win was "clouded by a fan running onto the pitch and throwing three punches at my goalkeeper".

STANDARD 0915 On air

Today Fiona Phillips is asking - how can we make cycling safer?

Join in the discussion on BBC London 94.9.

TWEET 0924 Police exercise

British Transport Police tweets: We're doing a major incident exercise at #GerrardsCross with other emergency services this morning - please don't be alarmed, practice only.

STANDARD 0941 DLR and Overground

On the DLR there is no service between Stratford and Bow Church.

And on the Overground, there is no service between Surrey Quays and Clapham Junction; Highbury & Islington and New Cross/New Cross Gate; Sydenham and Crystal Palace; and New Cross Gate and West Croydon.