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That's all for Local Live this week, but never fear I'll be back from 08:00 on Monday with the latest news, sport, travel, weather for London as well as the start of the build up to the 7 May general election.
Have a fantastic weekend!
The evening will be dry but chilly to begin with, however there will also be some clear spells. It will turn milder but cloudier during the second half of the night, with winds strengthening ahead of a little rain.
Minimum temperature: 4C (39F).
Ten-year-old Nia rang the bell to open trading on the London Stock Exchange earlier this morning to launch the Aflatoun campaign.
The programme will teach children of all ages financial literacy, enterprise and social skills.
To win the chance to ring the bell Nia submitted a winning business proposal to make children's t-shirts with motivational slogans printed on them which will soon be sold at her Camden school.
On the programme at 18:30 on BBC One: A catholic priest is jailed for the sexual abuse of a boy at a children's home during the 1970s.
And the "modern day slums" as concern grows over the number of squalid properties rented out in the capital.
A woman who went to The Who gig at the O2 on Monday and met a man she's dubbed Happy Jack is hoping to use the powers of social media to track him down.
Kelly Louise told the News Shopper the only information she knew about him was that he works at Babcocks servicing police vehicles but she desperately wants to track him down. Click here to see if its you or you know him.
Bollywood superstar Katrina Kaif will have her waxwork unveiled at Madame Tussauds tomorrow.
A team of about 20 sculptors and artists worked with the actress over four months taking hundreds of measurements for the statue which cost £150,000.
Kaif made her debut in Bollywood in 2003 with Boom and has become one of the most sought after actresses in India, correspondents say.
This Shaun the Sheep has arrived at Paddington Station ahead of the Shaun in the City trail which officially starts tomorrow.
Over the next two months you can follow the trail of 120 giant Shaun the Sheeps across London before they move on to Bristol.
Tottenham Hotspur captain Danny Blanchflower has been honoured with a commemorative plaque in his native Belfast.
He skippered Spurs in the 1960s as they won the League, the FA Cup and European Cup Winners' Cup.
Thanks for all the comments on the BBC London Facebook page about the state and price of rental properties in London, including this one in Lambeth which has a tree growing through it.
Some of you seem quite philosophical about the situation with Larua Ardila saying "Lovely and impossible London" and Karen Kay writing "I would rent a place with a TRAIN going through it if that is what was needed to live in London!"
While Art Hunter suggests: "Stop allowing development company's to build unaffordable housing and concentrate on council housing instead. Problem solved."
There is queuing traffic on the A406 North Circular Road westbound in Wembley from Neasden Interchange to the B4557 Drury Way (Brentfield Road Ikea) junction.
And congestion on the A102 Blackwall Tunnel approach northbound in Greenwich with traffic queuing back to the A206 Woolwich Road Flyover junction.
Our top story at 17:00 on BBC London 94.9: Five teenage girls barred from travelling abroad after showing an interest in going to Syria are pupils at the same east London school as three girls already thought to have fled there to join Islamic State.
BBC London's transport correspondent Tom Edwards has been tweeting about the London Assembly Transport Committee holding Network Rail and Thameslink to account over the delays and cancellations at London Bridge station for the past three months.
Tom said the reasons for the disruption included points failing, signalling with an "earthing fault" and staff who didn't have radios on the same frequencies.
He tweeted: "If rail bosses didn't realise the level of anger at #londonbridge they will now".
The move follows controversial sales of Chinese ceramics from the Museum of Croydon and an ancient Egyptian statue from Northampton Museum.
A crowd cheered as the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge arrived for their visit to the XLP community bus and the XLP mobile recording studio on the Hazel Grove Estate in Sydenham earlier.
A view from Hungerford Bridge of the London Eye and River Thames on a sunny Spring day in London.
City of London Police tweet: 3 men and a woman have been arrested for illegal gambling on #TowerBridge. It's a scam where the criminal always wins
Forty-seven people have been charged following dawn raids in South East London on Tuesday.
Scotland Yard carried out the raids to disrupt organised criminal networks suspected of committing hundreds of offences including burglary, theft, fraud, motor vehicle crime, drug dealing, money laundering and violent crime.
Our lead story at 16:00 on BBC London 94.9: Five teenage girls barred from travelling abroad after showing an interest in going to Syria are pupils at the same east London school as three girls already thought to have fled there to join Islamic State.
Five teenage girls barred from travelling abroad by a judge after showing an interest in going to Syria are pupils at Bethnal Green Academy, the same school as three girls already thought to have fled there to join the Islamic State, the High Court has been told.
In mid-February Kadiza Sultana, 16, Shamima Begum, 15, and Amira Abase, 15, left their homes for Syria.
On March 20 Mr Justice Hayden barred five girls - three 16 and two 15 - from leaving the jurisdiction of England and Wales following a hearing.
Don't forget the clocks go forward at 02:00 on Sunday. We may lose an hour's sleep but we gain lighter nights - not a bad trade off.
If you're interested in learning more about it, Stephen Fry presents The Clocks Go Forward Tonight which takes a look at why we move the time by an hour twice a year. Listen tomorrow at 10.30 on BBC Radio 4
The average Londoner spends more than half their take-home pay on their rent, leading to fears that many are ending up in homes which are not fit for purpose.
BBC London has been given access to a number of properties deemed unsuitable to live in, including this one in Lambeth, which had a tree growing through a bedroom, was rented out for £100 a week.
Harlequins will be without full-back Mike Brown for the Wembley meeting with Saracens after he experienced concussion symptoms following England's Six Nations win over France.
However, England trio Chris Robshaw, Joe Marler and Nick Easter all return to the Quins starting XV after international duty.
The Independent Police Complaints Commission is to investigate three more complaints of corruption in the Metropolitan Police's handling of child abuse claims.
This afternoon will remain dry and bright across the area, with some spells of sunshine in places. It will feel quite pleasant this afternoon in the sunshine and light winds.
Top temperature: 12C (54F).
Wolf Hall star Mark Rylance will return to the West End later this year in a play written by his wife that has already enjoyed sold-out success at the Shakespeare's Globe.
Farinelli and the King, by Claire Van Kampen, sees Rylance play King Philippe V of Spain, an unhappy monarch who finds his only comfort is the voice of a famous castrato.
As in the Globe's Sam Wanamaker Playhouse, the staging at the Duke of York's theatre will be lit, almost exclusively, by the glow of candlelight.
Adverts for Germanwings with the slogan 'get ready to be surprised' are being removed from the London tube network following Tuesday's crash, the Daily Mail reports.
A woman has escaped jail after being found guilty of two counts of fundraising for the purpose of terrorism.
Hana Khan, 23, of Meyrick Road, Dollis Hill, was sentenced to 21 months imprisonment suspended for two years at the Old Bailey, for arranging to send £1,000 to her boyfriend Jafar Turay who had travelled from the UK to fight in Syria.
Commander Richard Walton from the Met's Counter Terrorism Command said: "Terrorists do not exist in a vacuum but require the support of others to carry out their crimes. We do not only investigate those directly involved in terrorist attacks but also those around them, those who fund and support them."
A British military healthcare worker who became infected with Ebola while working in Sierra Leone, has been declared free of the virus
Anna Cross, who's 25, has been discharged from the Royal Free Hospital in Hampstead.
The lead story at 14:00 in the capital on BBC London 94.9: The Independent Police Complaints Commission is to investigate three more complaints of corruption in the Metropolitan Police's handling of child abuse claims.
London Fire Brigade tweets: The restaurant fire on #ShaftesburyAv is causing heavy traffic congestion. Motorists are advised to avoid the area.
UK housing market activity has "remained subdued", the Nationwide says, as annual house price growth slowed for the seventh month in a row.
Despite this, London and the south east of England continued to see the strongest growth.
However, Nationwide noted there was a "noticeable softening this quarter, particularly in London".
And we reveal the homes being dubbed "modern day slums" as councils say increasing numbers of Londoners are renting properties that are not fit to live in.
BBC London reporter Marc Ashdown tweets: Mayor of London oversees the 'final push'. After 26 miles, Crossrail has a few hundred metres until it all joins up.
Our top story at 13:00 on BBC London 94.9: A Catholic priest has been jailed for three years for sexually assaulting a teenage boy at a children's home in Hounslow.
The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge talk to students who are taking part in a role playing lesson about the workings of a British court at the Stephen Lawrence Centre in south London.
Waltham Forest Police tweet: A dried Elephants foot was seized by officers after an attempt was made to sell it online. #WalthamForest
A charity, which helps young people with learning disabilities, has been forced to temporarily close after four buses were stolen from the Learning Disability Experience in Leyton, according to This Is Local London.
Southwark Crown Court heard Father Anthony McSweeney preyed on the vulnerable youngster while working at Grafton Close Children's Home in Hounslow between 1979 and 1981 with his close friend John Stingemore, 72, who managed the care home and was found dead in January before his trial.
He was cleared of three indecent assaults on two other boys at the care home and taking a pornographic photo of one of these boys.
The lead story at noon in the capital on BBC London 94.9: The Independent Police Complaints Commission is to manage a further three investigations into alleged corruption by the Metropolitan Police over claims of child abuse.
Catholic priest, Father Anthony McSweeney, 68, of Pease Pottage has been jailed for three years, after being found guilty of indecently assaulting a 15-year-old boy at a children's home in Hounslow and making indecent images of children.
A sexual harm prevention order was also made against him.
The 29-year-old was shot in August 2011 in Tottenham sparking riots across the country.
Hindsight is the main tool used for legal reviews of such events, but is it always the best technique?
Some of the UK's most famous landmarks will be plunged into darkness tomorrow night for an hour to raise awareness about climate change.
Buckingham Palace, Tower Bridge, and Big Ben, are taking part in the World Wildlife Fund's Earth Hour from 20:30 alongside more than 700 landmarks around the world including Christ the Redeemer in Brazil and France's Eiffel Tower.
For at least 86 MPs today is their last day in office, including Richmond MP William Hague who is stepping down after 25 years.
Our top story in the capital at 11:00 on BBC London 94.9: The Independent Police Complaints Commission has revealed it's investigating more allegations about alleged Metropolitan Police corruption, including the dropping of a child abuse probe involving evidence against MPs, judges, media entertainers, police, actors and clergy.
Italy's highest court is expected to decide whether to uphold the convictions of Amanda Knox and Raffaele Sollecito for the 2007 murder of Coulsdon student Meredith Kercher.
The two were convicted for the second time in 2014.
One of Mr Sollecito's lawyers, Luca Maori, told reporters as he entered the court: "We believe that the verdict of the appeal court of Florence must be totally annulled. We think that Raffaele Sollecito must be totally acquitted, but I believe Amanda Knox too must be acquitted".
The Duchess of Cambridge will carry out her last official public events today before the birth of her second child.
Catherine and her husband Prince William will spend much of the day in south London touring the Stephen Lawrence Centre and later learning about the work of the XLP a charity working with disadvantaged young people.
A Catholic priest will be sentenced later after he was found guilty of sexually abusing a teenage boy at a children's home in West London.
Father Anthony McSweeney, 68, preyed on the vulnerable youngster while working at Grafton Close Children's Home in Hounslow, between 1979 and 1981.
He was also found guilty of making indecent images of children.
The Museum of London has announced its intentions to relocate to Smithfield General Market.
Museum Director Sharon Ament said the current site did not have the space to properly present all of its collections and the new site would enable it to welcome two million visitors annually.
The managing director of Network Rail and the chief executive of Govia Thameslink Railway will be held to account later by the London Assembly Transport Committee over the delays and cancellations have affected hundreds of thousands of London commuters at London Bridge.
The meeting takes place at 15:00 at City Hall or can be watched online here.
The lead story at 10:00 in the capital on BBC London 94.9: Italy's top court is expected to decide later whether to uphold the convictions of Amanda Knox and Raffaele Sollecito for the murder of Londoner Meredith Kercher.
Ed Miliband was punched and shoved by about six protesters - some wearing masks bearing the face of ex-SNP leader Alex Salmond - as he attempted to get in his waiting car after an election campaign event yesterday in Rotherhithe in south-east London, the Mirror reports.
Chelsea captain John Terry has extended his contract at the club until the end of the 2015-16 season.
A trading company partnered with Chelsea Football Club is under a police fraud investigation, which has so far involved 13 arrests.
Capital World Markets (CWM) is also being investigated by City of London Police for money laundering and false representation, the force said.
The firm, based in the City's Heron Tower, was raided on 3 March and 10 men and three women were arrested.
Italy's top court is expected to decide whether to uphold the convictions of Amanda Knox and Raffaele Sollecito for the 2007 murder of London student Meredith Kercher.
The Court of Cassation in Rome will hear from Sollecito's defence team before the judges give their verdict.
Former lovers Knox and Sollecito were convicted for the second time in 2014.
Our lead story at 09:00 on BBC London 94.9: Italy's top court is expected to decide later whether to uphold the convictions of Amanda Knox and Raffaele Sollechito for the murder of Londoner Meredith Kercher.
A £220m bid to expand London City Airport has been turned down by the mayor after more than 1,000 people objected to it.
Boris Johnson has instructed Newham Council to refuse the application on noise grounds.
The airport sought permission to create more parking spaces and build new taxiways for larger planes. Planning permission was granted by the council in February but was subject to the mayor's approval.
Transport for London Bus Alerts tweet: All Routes serving Brixton Road SW9 are subject to serious delays due to a broken down bus blocking the road.
Today will be dry and reasonably bright through the morning with some thin high cloud and mainly light winds. It will remain dry with light winds and sunny spells through the afternoon.
Maximum temperature: 11C (52F).
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