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Live Reporting

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  1. James Law

    BBC Sport

    Lee Gregory

    James Law

    BBC Sport

    Millwall are held to a lacklustre draw at home in the first leg of their League One play-off semi-final by a determined Scunthorpe side.

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  2. Man held over Colindale allotment murder

    A man has been arrested on suspicion of murdering a woman on an allotment in Colindale.

    Lea Adri-Soejoko

    The body of Lea Adri-Soejoko, 80, was found in a lock-up store at allotments in Sheaveshill Avenue on 28 February.

    The Met has apprehended Mubarick Duat, 37, and he is being questioned by detectives.

    A 40-year-old man has previously been charged with murder.

  3. Today's weather: Largely cloudy and breezy today with a few spots of rain

    BBC Weather

    Weather chart

    Thursday will be a largely cloudy day across the region with a few outbreaks of light patchy rain for some.

    A brisk northeasterly wind will also persist through the day, suppressing temperatures and making it feel rather cool.

    Maximum temperature: 13C (55F)

  4. Man charged with Peckham Rye murder

    A man has been charged with murdering a 26-year-old man who was fatally stabbed in south east London.

    Police in Peckham Rye

    The victim died on Friday from wounds to his upper body, thought to have been sustained during a dispute in Peckham Rye.

    A 22-year-old man has been charged with murder and possession of an offensive weapon.

    He is due to appear at Camberwell Green Magistrates' Court later.

  5. Good morning Essex

    Kate Scotter

    BBC News

    Hello and welcome back to our live coverage.

    Polls are open for the Essex County Council elections.

    More than one million people in Essex can vote today and there are a total of 362 candidates standing across the county.

    Although if you live in Southend and Thurrock, you have no elections today until June when we all go to the polls for the general election.

    We'll be bringing you all the latest news for the county until 18:00.

    First up, let's take a look at the weather.    

    Ballot box
  6. Travel: Damaged electric wires outside St Pancras International

    BBC London Travel

    BBC Radio London Travel

    All Tube lines have a good service although Warren Street station is closed due to an electric fault.

    Damaged overhead electric wires between St Pancras International and St Albans City means some northbound lines are blocked. Trains may be cancelled or delayed by up to 30 minutes.

    For the latest travel updates follow @BBCTravelAlert

  7. BBC London Live updates on Thursday 4 May

    BBC London News

    Good morning.

    We'll be bringing you updates of all the latest news, sport, travel and weather in London until 18:00.

    If you would like to get in touch, you can tweetemail or leave a message on our Facebook page.

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    Severe accident: A12 London southbound

    BBC News Travel

    A12 London southbound severe accident, at A118 High Street.

    A12 London - A12 Blackwall Tunnel Approach in Bow closed southbound at Bow Interchange, because of an accident.

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

  9. Meet the seven-year-old avid Addick with a Charlton-themed prosthetic leg

    Claire Cottingham

    BBC Live reporter

    Charlie Hewson, a Charlton Athletic season ticket holder from Lindfield, loves the club so much he has Charlton’s colours painted on his new leg.  

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    Video caption: Meet seven-year-old Charlie, an avid Addick with a Charlton-themed prosthetic leg
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    Video caption: Police interview with Tube bomber Damon Smith
  11. Kate feeds 'Stinky the sheep' and helps schoolkids with their onions

    City farm royal visit

    The Duchess of Cambridge helped feed Stinky the sheep during a visit to the Farms for City Children in Arlingham, Gloucestershire.

    Stinky, who is six weeks old, is being bottle-fed as he fell ill shortly after being born and had to be taken away from his mother and hand-reared by staff.

    City farm royal visit

    She also helped children from Vauxhall primary school in London plant onions in their vegetable patch.