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American B-17 Flying Fortress bomber pilots honoured
A memorial service is held for the UK-based crew of two American Flying Fortress bombers.

Severe disruption: A101 London both ways

BBC News Travel

A101 London both ways severe disruption, from A13 to A200.

A101 London - A101 Rotherhithe Tunnel in Rotherhithe closed in both directions from the A13 junction to the A200 junction, because of a break down.

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

Severe disruption: M11 Essex northbound

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M11 Essex northbound severe disruption, at J8 for Bishops Stortford.

M11 Essex - M11 lane closed on exit slip road and it's slow northbound at J8, Bishops Stortford, because of a break down.

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

Severe accident: A1(M) Hertfordshire northbound

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A1(M) Hertfordshire northbound severe accident, at J7 for A602 Broadhall Way.

A1(M) Hertfordshire - A1(M) exit slip road closed and it's very slow northbound at J7, A602 (Stevenage South), because of an accident.

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

Severe disruption: M1 Buckinghamshire northbound

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M1 Buckinghamshire northbound severe disruption, from J14 for A509 to J15 for A45.

M1 Buckinghamshire - One lane closed on M1 northbound from J14, A509 (Milton Keynes) to J15, A45 (Northampton), because of a break down. Traffic is coping well.

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

Severe disruption: A1(M) Hertfordshire southbound

BBC News Travel

A1(M) Hertfordshire southbound severe disruption, at J1 for M25 J23.

A1(M) Hertfordshire - A1(M) lane closed on exit slip road and it's heavy southbound at J1, M25 J23 (South Mimms), because of a break down.

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

Severe disruption: M25 London anti-clockwise

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M25 London anti-clockwise severe disruption, from J25 for A10 Great Cambridge Road to J24 for A111 Stagg Hill.

M25 London - One lane closed and it's very slow on M25 anticlockwise from J25, A10 (Enfield) to J24, A111 (Potters Bar), because of a break down.

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

Severe disruption: A400 London both ways

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A400 London both ways severe disruption, at A4201 Parkway.

A400 London - A400 Camden High Street in Camden Town blocked and it's slow at the A4201 Parkway junction, because of small extinction rebellion a demonstration.

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

Severe disruption: M1 Bedfordshire southbound

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M1 Bedfordshire southbound severe disruption, at J11A for A5 Dunstable Northern Bypass Dunstable.

M1 Bedfordshire - M1 lane closed on exit slip road southbound at J11a, A5 (Dunstable), because of a car that's broken down. Traffic is coping well.

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

Severe disruption: A101 London both ways

BBC News Travel

A101 London both ways severe disruption, from A200 to A13.

A101 London - A101 Rotherhithe Tunnel in Rotherhithe closed and queues in both directions from the A200 junction to the A13 junction, because of a break down and recovery work.

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

Severe accident: M1 Buckinghamshire southbound

BBC News Travel

M1 Buckinghamshire southbound severe accident, from J14 for A509 to J13 for A421 Bedford Road Bedford.

M1 Buckinghamshire - One lane closed and queues on M1 southbound from J14, A509 (Milton Keynes) to J13, A421 (Bedford), because of an accident.

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

Evening weather: Clear and dry

BBC Weather

A drier evening period is expected, as most of the earlier showers clear away to the east.

Thereafter, skies should generally be clear and winds should be light.

Minimum Temperature: 10C to 13C (50F to 55F).

Met Police announces winners of picture competition

picture of female police officers
Met Police
Mia Clarke, 13, from Fulham Cross Girls’ School, won the key stage three category

Winners of a schools art competition to celebrate 100 years of women in the Metropolitan Police Service have been announced.

The winner of the oldest age group, Mia Clarke, painted a representation of police women from five different eras, stretching from 1919 to the present day.

She said: “My artwork represents the journey which police women went through.

"They are looking either way at one another as a sign of gratitude and respect."

The other winners were Joshua Dunn and Anna Orphanou for key stage one and two respectively.

picture of female police officers
Met Police
Anna Orphanou, aged nine, from Green St Primary School, won the key stage two category

The contest, which was launched at the start of the year and ran until the end of April, attracted 270 entries from children from 34 schools across London.

Det Supt Jane Corrigan, who led the competition, said: “We were so impressed by the quality and range of entries, which made judging them very tricky."

picture of police officer
Met Police
Joshua Dunn, aged six, from St. James R.C. Primary, won the key stage one category

Today's photo of London

BBC London News

London
Jason Hawkes

We used this wonderful photo by Jason Hawkes of the city's skyline as our banner, but we want a new picture every day to show off the capital.

Have you taken a photo of your part of London which you think would be suitable? If so, email it in high resolution (2048 x 1152 or 1680 x 945) to london.locallive@bbc.co.uk.

Allergy row man calls for plane nut ban
A British holidaymaker has accused an airline of discrimination after it forced him off a plane when he told cabin crew he had a nut allergy.

Severe disruption: M1 Bedfordshire northbound

BBC News Travel

M1 Bedfordshire northbound severe disruption, from J11 for A505 Dunstable Road Dunstable South to J11A for A5 Dunstable Northern Bypass Dunstable.

M1 Bedfordshire - Two lanes closed on M1 northbound from J11, A505 (Dunstable South) to J11a, A5 (Dunstable), because of a break down. Traffic is coping well.

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

Severe disruption: M25 Essex anti-clockwise

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M25 Essex anti-clockwise severe disruption, at J26 for A121.

M25 Essex - M25 exit slip road partially blocked anticlockwise at J26, A121 (Waltham Abbey), because of a break down. Traffic is coping well.

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

Boy, 17, arrested on suspicion of spreading terrorist material

A 17-year-old boy has been arrested on suspicion of spreading terrorist publications.

The teenager, from south-west London, was detained this morning by officers from the Metropolitan Police Counter-Terrorism Command.

He is suspected of dissemination of terrorist publications, but the force would not say what they relate to.

The boy is being questioned at a police station in south London while his home is searched.

Severe disruption: M25 Hertfordshire clockwise

BBC News Travel

M25 Hertfordshire clockwise severe disruption, at J22 for A1081 London Colney By Pass St Albans.

M25 Hertfordshire - M25 lane closed on exit slip road clockwise at J22, A1081 (St Albans), because of a break down. Traffic is coping well.

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

Severe disruption: M4 Berkshire westbound

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M4 Berkshire westbound severe disruption, at J5 for A4 London Road.

M4 Berkshire - M4 lane blocked on exit slip road westbound at J5, A4 (Langley), because of a break down. Traffic is coping well.

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

Severe disruption: M25 London clockwise

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M25 London clockwise severe disruption, at J25 for A10 Great Cambridge Road.

M25 London - It's very slow on M25 clockwise at J25, A10 (Enfield), because of a break down earlier. All lanes have been re-opened.

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

Woman, 83, in hospital after William and Kate convoy crash

Royals
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An elderly woman is in a serious condition in hospital after a road accident involving the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge's police escort.

Prince William and Kate were travelling from London to Windsor when the woman, 83, was hurt on Monday.

The accident involved a marked police motorbike in the convoy, and the police watchdog is now investigating.

Kensington Palace said the royal couple are "deeply concerned and saddened" and have been in touch with the woman.

The woman - who is called Irene, according to the palace - was taken to hospital in a critical condition following the collision on Upper Richmond Road in Richmond, south-west London at around 12:50 BST on 17 June.

She is now in a serious but stable condition in hospital.

Tributes on two-year anniversary of Finsbury Park attack

Mr Ali
PA

The Met Police have paid tribute to Makram Ali, who was killed after he was hit by a vehicle after leaving a prayer meeting at Muslim Welfare House in Finsbury Park on this day in 2017.

Darren Osborne, 48, was found guilty of murdering Mr Ali, 51, after deliberately ploughing into a crowd of people two years ago.

Sentencing him, Mrs Justice Cheema-Grubb told Osborne: "This was a terrorist attack. You intended to kill."

Mr Ali's family said they could not imagine the trauma he felt as he died.

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Afternoon weather: Rain with brighter spells later

BBC Weather

Rather cloudy at first this afternoon with further showers or longer spells of rain at times.

Later in the afternoon, brighter skies will slowly start to feed in from the west.

Maximum Temperature: 17C to 20C (63F to 68F).

Severe disruption: M25 Hertfordshire anti-clockwise

BBC News Travel

M25 Hertfordshire anti-clockwise severe disruption, from J17 for A412 Denham Way to J16 for M40 J1A.

M25 Hertfordshire - One lane closed and queues on M25 anticlockwise from J17, A412 (Maple Cross) to J16 M40 J1a, because of a car on fire.

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

Severe disruption: A406 London eastbound

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A406 London eastbound severe disruption, at A112 Chingford Road.

A406 London - Road closed and queues on A406 North Circular eastbound in Chingford at Crooked Billet Interchange, because of a police investigation. Diversion in operation - up the exit slip road and back down the entry slip road.

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

Severe disruption: M4 London eastbound

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M4 London eastbound severe disruption, at J3 for A312 The Parkway Hayes.

M4 London - M4 lane closed on exit slip road and it's slow eastbound at J3, A312 (Hayes), because of a break down.

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

'A stranger tried to kill me on the Tube'

Tobias French was about to get the Tube home when a stranger attempted to push him into the path of an oncoming train.

His attacker was found guilty of attempted murder and is due to be sentenced later.

Now Mr French, who is from Bracknell in Berkshire, is warning other commuters to be aware when they are standing on the platform edge.

Dramatic CCTV pictures of the attack show how close he came to being hit.

A second commuter, Sir Robert Malpas, was pushed on to the tracks minutes later and suffered a broken pelvis and head injury.

Paul Crossley, 46, of Leyton, east London, was found guilty of two counts of attempted murder at the Old Bailey in October 2018.

Severe disruption: A3216 London southbound

BBC News Travel

A3216 London southbound severe disruption, from A3217 Kings Road to Turks Row.

A3216 London - A3216 Lower Sloane Street in Chelsea closed southbound from the A3217 Kings Road junction to the Turks Row junction, because of a gas leak. Diversion in operation - bus routes 11, 211, 137, 360 and 452 are being diverted.

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

Severe disruption: M25 Surrey anti-clockwise

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M25 Surrey anti-clockwise severe disruption, from J13 for A30 Staines By Pass to J12 for M3.

M25 Surrey - One lane blocked on M25 anticlockwise from J13, A30 (Staines) to J12 M3, because of a car that's broken down. Traffic is coping well.

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

Severe accident: M25 Buckinghamshire anti-clockwise

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M25 Buckinghamshire anti-clockwise severe accident, from J16 for M40 to J15 for M4.

M25 Buckinghamshire - Three lanes closed and queues on M25 anticlockwise from J16 M40 to J15 M4, because of an accident involving lorry and car. Congestion to J17 A412 (Maple Cross).

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

Watch: Latest news headlines

BBC London News

Sonja Jessup has this morning's top stories from the BBC London newsroom.