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Patisserie Valerie says accounting scandal worse than thought

BBC London News Feed - Wed, 01/16/2019 - 18:34
An accounting probe has found thousands of false entries in the firm's ledgers, its owner says.

Pregnant Meghan laughs off 'fat lady' comment

BBC London News Feed - Wed, 01/16/2019 - 18:32
The pregnant duchess received an unexpected comment while on a visit to a charity in London.

Alfie Lamb death: Mother told crushed boy 'to be quiet'

BBC London News Feed - Wed, 01/16/2019 - 17:54
Alfie Lamb cried as he was deliberately crushed by his mother's boyfriend's car seat, a court hears.

FGM accused had 'spells and curses in freezer'

BBC London News Feed - Wed, 01/16/2019 - 16:07
A mother and father are charged with FGM and failing to protect a girl from risk of genital mutilation.

Brentford: Championship club's B team taking on Europe and England's elite

BBC London News Feed - Wed, 01/16/2019 - 14:11
Meet the English side without a league that take on European giants to help develop Championship-ready players.

Chris Mepham: Bournemouth close to signing Brentford defender

BBC London News Feed - Wed, 01/16/2019 - 13:42
Bournemouth are close to signing defender Chris Mepham from Championship side Brentford in a deal thought to be worth over £15m.

Ethan Bamber, Nathan Sowter and Robbie White sign new Middlesex contracts

BBC London News Feed - Wed, 01/16/2019 - 13:05
Bowler Ethan Bamber, spinner Nathan Sowter and wicketkeeper Robbie White sign new long-term contracts with Middlesex.

Charlotte Kerr: Charlton v Man Utd Women abandoned over lack of oxygen for injuries

BBC London News Feed - Wed, 01/16/2019 - 12:55
Charlton's Women's Championship game with Manchester United was abandoned because the home side had no oxygen to treat injured players.

Steve Seddon: Birmingham City left-back joins AFC Wimbledon on loan

BBC London News Feed - Wed, 01/16/2019 - 12:21
League One strugglers AFC Wimbledon sign Birmingham City defender Steve Seddon on loan until the end of the season.

Twelve arrests in Southwark and Bromley drugs raids

BBC London News Feed - Wed, 01/16/2019 - 11:45
The Met targets 16 properties in south London in response to the recent spate of violent crime.

Ex-Downing Street aide jailed for rape of sleeping woman

BBC London News Feed - Wed, 01/16/2019 - 10:48
Mark Adams, 56, who was an aide to both Tony Blair and John Major, is given a seven-year sentence.

London Uber fares go up after electric car charge

BBC London News Feed - Wed, 01/16/2019 - 10:35
The fee will add about 45p to the average London journey, the ride-hailing firm says.

Callum Hudson-Odoi: Who is the Chelsea youngster and how good can he be?

BBC London News Feed - Wed, 01/16/2019 - 10:16
Why are Bayern Munich attempting to make Callum Hudson-Odoi the most expensive English teenager ever, and can he live up to the hype?

Hannah Botterman: Saracens and England prop on full-time contract award

BBC London News Feed - Wed, 01/16/2019 - 09:07
Saracens prop Hannah Botterman says a full-time England contract has allowed her to give up her painting and decorating job.

Lord's redevelopment: MCC gets planning permission for £50m Compton & Edrich Stands

BBC London News Feed - Wed, 01/16/2019 - 09:05
The owners of Lord's get planning permission for two new three-tier stands at the ground, with construction set to begin this summer.

Australian Open: Katie Boulter's run ended by Aryna Sabalenka

BBC London News Feed - Wed, 01/16/2019 - 07:29
Katie Boulter's run in the Australian Open comes to an end in the second round with defeat by 11th seed Aryna Sabalenka.

Red Bull Tube poster banned over 'focus boost' claim

BBC London News Feed - Wed, 01/16/2019 - 01:24
It was wrong to imply the energy drink can boost focus and help workers finish by 4pm, a ruling says.

South Asian women who led a strike in a British factory

BBC London News Feed - Wed, 01/16/2019 - 00:53
South Asian women workers led a strike against poor working conditions in a British factory in 1976. At its height 20,000 people joined the protests outside the Grunwick factory.

Clean air: Do low emission schemes improve children’s lungs?

BBC London News Feed - Wed, 01/16/2019 - 00:12
Children in London and Luton are taking part in a study to measure how their lungs are affected by air pollution.

Harry Kane: Who will score the goals for Spurs with the striker out injured?

BBC London News Feed - Tue, 01/15/2019 - 23:18
Who will step up and score the goals now Spurs are without the injured Harry Kane? BBC Sport takes a look at some suggestions.

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