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Severe accident: A13 London westbound

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A13 London westbound severe accident, at Sidney Street.

A13 London - A13 Commercial Road in Tower Hamlets closed and it's slow westbound at the Sidney Street junction, because of an accident.

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Severe accident: A2216 London both ways

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A2216 London both ways severe accident, from A2214 East Dulwich Grove to B219 Barry Road.

A2216 London - A2216 Lordship Lane in East Dulwich blocked in both directions from the A2214 East Dulwich Grove junction to the B219 Barry Road junction, because of an accident.

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Severe disruption: London eastbound

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London eastbound severe disruption, on Whitehall and Parliament Square.

London - Road closures due to the earlier People's Vote march on Roads eastbound in Central London on the Whitehall and Parliament Square junction. Diversion in operation - 33 bus routes are now running no further into central London than Victoria, Lambeth or Westminster Bridges, Oxford Circus, Aldwych, Holborn, Tottenham Court Rd, Marble Arch, Queensgate, South Kensington or Sloane Sq.

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Severe disruption: A304 London both ways

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A304 London both ways severe disruption, between B318 Harwood Road and A3220 Gunter Grove.

A304 London - A304 Fulham Road in Fulham closed in both directions between the B318 Harwood Road junction and the A3220 Gunter Grove junction, because of football at Stamford Bridge.

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Severe disruption: A5200 London northbound

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A5200 London northbound severe disruption, from A501 Pentonville Road to A5203 Wharfdale Road.

A5200 London - A5200 York Way in Kings Cross closed one way street from Kings Cross Station to the A5203 Wharfdale Road junction, because of resurfacing work.

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Severe disruption: A404 London both ways

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A404 London both ways severe disruption, at Hazel Road.

A404 London - A404 Harrow Road in Kensal Green closed and it's slow in both directions at the Hazel Road junction, because of a fire at a building.

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Severe disruption: A302 London both ways

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A302 London both ways severe disruption, between A3211 Victoria Embankment and Lambeth Palace Road.

A302 London - A302 Westminster Bridge in Westminster closed in both directions between the A3211 Victoria Embankment junction and the Lambeth Palace Road junction, because of a demonstration.

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Severe accident: A205 London both ways

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A205 London both ways severe accident, from Dryburgh Road to Malbrook Road.

A205 London - A205 South Circular in Putney closed and queues in both directions from the Dryburgh Road junction to the Malbrook Road junction, because of an accident.

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Severe disruption: A302 London westbound

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A302 London westbound severe disruption, between A3211 Victoria Embankment and Lambeth Palace Road.

A302 London - A302 Westminster Bridge in Westminster blocked westbound between the A3211 Victoria Embankment junction and the Lambeth Palace Road junction, because of a police investigation.

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Severe disruption: London both ways

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London both ways severe disruption, around Parliament Square.

London - Roads in Westminster partially blocked around the Parliament Square junction, because of a police investigation.

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Woman, 85, dies after being hit by car

An 85-year-old woman has died after being hit by a car in Worcester Park, south-west London.

Sheila Cutting was taken to a south London hospital in a critical condition after the crash on Saturday, but died in hospital yesterday.

The driver of the black Vauxhall Corsa stopped in Kingsmead Road and has assisted police with their enquiries, according to the Metropolitan Police.

The force is appealing for witnesses.

Officers are particularly keen to hear from anyone with dash cam footage or who witnessed the crash, which happened at about 17:15 on Hampton Road, near its junction with Balmoral Road.

There have been no arrests.

Crime on Night Tube up by almost a third

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Crime on the Night Tube rose almost a third last year, new figures have revealed.

Violence, sexual offences and theft from passengers were all up on the previous twelve months.

Conservative assembly member Susan Hall, who uncovered the increase through a mayoral question, attacked Sadiq Khan’s “complacent attitude to tackling crime”.

There were 32% more violent attacks on the Night Tube in 2018/19 compared to the previous financial year, rising from 208 to 275 offences.

Reports of sexual assault rose 10% last year, up from 56 to 62.

But the biggest increase was thefts from passengers, which rose 50% from 305 to 452.

Trespass and vandalism, robbery, bike and vehicle crimes, and theft of TfL property all fell last year.

Overall, crime was up 27%, with 970 crimes compared to 762 in 2017/18.

The Night Tube has been running for three years, with the first line opened in August 2016, shortly after Sadiq Khan became Mayor.

Trains now run on the Victoria, Jubilee, Northern, Piccadilly and Central lines on Friday and Saturday nights.

The Mayor said Transport for London (TfL) was working closely with the Metropolitan Police and British Transport Police to keep passengers safe.

Responding to Ms Hall’s data request, he said: “London Underground remains a safe, low crime network, with very few people ever witnessing or experiencing crime.”

Moulin Rouge! The Musical to hit the West End

The Broadway production of Moulin Rouge! The Musical will come to the UK in 2021 in London's West End.

The jukebox musical based on the 2001 film, which starred Nicole Kidman and Ewan McGregor, has been 10 years in the making and includes many of the songs from the big screen version.

Having made its debut in Boston in 2018 before moving to New York's theatre district this year, Moulin Rouge! The Musical will open at the Piccadilly Theatre in March 2021.

Directed by two-time Tony Award nominee Alex Timbers and with a book by three-time Oscar nominee John Logan, the show promises to entertain audiences with a "world of splendour and romance, of eye-popping excess, of glitz, grandeur and glory".

It is inspired by Baz Luhrmann's Oscar-winning film, which was set in the Montmartre Quarter of Paris during the Belle Epoque period at the turn of the 20th century.

Severe disruption: A4 London both ways

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A4 London both ways severe disruption, in Central London.

A4 London - Queues on A4 Trafalgar Square in the Central London junction, because of a temporary closure and extinction rebellion a demonstration. Congestion to Lambeth Bridge along Millbank. Along Northumberland Avenue. Vauxhall Bridge road from Victoria to the river and South Side of the River between Waterloo and Lambeth Bridge.

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Severe disruption: London westbound

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London westbound severe disruption, between A3211 Victoria Embankment and A3212 Whitehall.

London - Northumberland Avenue in Charing Cross blocked and queues westbound between Embankment Station and Trafalgar Square, because of a demonstration. Congestion to. Diversion in operation - Affecting 14 London Bus Routes.

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Stop and search rises in London

The use of Section 60 stop-and-search powers soared in the last year, according to official figures.

It quadrupled in the year to March 2018, with police in England and Wales carrying out 2,501 searches, up from 631 the previous year, according to an equality impact assessment of the measure.

This was the first rise in nine years and driven by the Metropolitan Police which carried out 1,836 searches - six times the number in 2016/17.

There were 18 forces which conducted at least one stop and search under S60 last year.

The Met accounted for the majority (73%) of all S60 searches in 2018. In total during this time period 140 arrests took place as a result of S60 authorisations, of which 49 were related to the possession of weapons.

Severe disruption: A40 London both ways

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A40 London both ways severe disruption, from B406 Vere Street to Wells Street.

A40 London - A40 Oxford Street in West End closed and queues in both directions from the B406 Vere Street junction to the Wells Street junction, because of Extinction Rebellion a demonstration. Congestion to Mayfair, Cavendish Square and West End routes, also diverting buses up Shaftesbury Avenue and Tottenham Court Road. Diversion in operation - 12 bus routes are being diverted.

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Have you seen this man?

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The victim, who was a lone female, was attacked as she walked along Avenue Gardens in Acton on Saturday, 27 July, at about 19:30.

The suspect grabbed her from behind before fleeing down Avenue Gardens.He is described as a light skinned male, possibly of Middle Eastern origin, about 20 years old, 5ft 11ins tall and of medium build.The victim did not suffer any physical injuries but was shocked and alarmed by the attack.Anyone who has information concerning the identity of the male shown in the image should contact the police.

Envoy appointed to tackle modern slavery

The first migration and modern slavery envoy has been appointed by the government.

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Jennifer Townson will tackle modern slavery and co-ordinate the UK's efforts to do this with other countries.

A report by the Salvation Army said the numbers of rescued slaves it helped in the capital had risen sharply.

Creating the job was one of the recommendations made as part of a review of the Modern Slavery Act.

Lord Ahmad of Wimbledon, the foreign and commonwealth minister for human rights, said she would be a "strong voice" for the UK on the subject.

The announcement was made to mark Anti-Slavery Day, which sees a series of events taking place across the country.

London's weather: Sunny periods with some heavy showers possible

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There will be sunny periods for most of the day.

However, some heavy showers may develop with a risk of thunder at times. Feeling cooler than yesterday.

Rather windy.

Maximum Temperature: 12C to 15C (54F to 59F).

Severe delays on the Jubilee Line after fault on trains found

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A Transport for London statement: "During our regular safety inspections we have uncovered a fault with some of our Jubilee line trains. As a precaution, we are removing these trains from service.

"Our engineers are working around the clock to carry out inspections. However Jubilee line services will be significantly disrupted. The remainder of the Tube network is unaffected, although the reduction in service will result in other lines and stations being far busier than usual."

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Dwayne Fields took up walking after almost getting shot caused him to re-evaluate his life.

Severe accident: A3218 London both ways

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A3218 London both ways severe accident, from A3220 Redcliffe Gardens to A3220 Finborough Road.

A3218 London - A3218 Old Brompton Road in Earls Court closed in both directions from the A3220 Redcliffe Gardens junction to the A3220 Finborough Road junction, because of an accident involving a lorry.

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Severe disruption: A3204 London both ways

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A3204 London both ways severe disruption, from A23 Kennington Road to Chester Way.

A3204 London - A3204 Kennington Lane in Kennington closed in both directions from Dog House Traffic Lights to the Chester Way junction, because of an overturned vehicle and recovery work.

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Severe accident: A3218 London eastbound

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A3218 London eastbound severe accident, at A3220 Finborough Road.

A3218 London - A3218 Old Brompton Road blocked eastbound at the A3220 Finborough Road junction, because of an accident.

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Severe accident: A3211 London westbound

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A3211 London westbound severe accident, between Temple Place and Savoy Place.

A3211 London - A3211 Victoria Embankment in Blackfriars blocked and queues westbound between the Temple Place junction and the Savoy Place junction, because of an accident.

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Severe disruption: London both ways

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London both ways severe disruption, around Trafalgar Square.

London - Roads in Central London partially blocked and it's very slow around Trafalgar Square, because of a demonstration.

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Severe accident: A404 London southbound

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A404 London southbound severe accident, at Park Road.

A404 London - A404 Craven Park in Harlesden blocked and it's very slow southbound at the Park Road junction, because of an accident.

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