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London Fire Brigade tweets: Crews are dealing with a flooded basement in South Lambeth which contains the electric pump machinery supplying water to over 200 flats.
From 17:00 you can listen to World War One at Home. Paul Ross will be looking at the impact of the war on life in the capital.
An exhibition showcasing the best of England, from the Beatles to Bakewell pudding, will open on St George's Day at Observation Point on London's Southbank.
Members of the Rail, Maritime and Transport union will take strike action on the Heathrow Express in a row over jobs, pay and cuts.
Staff will walk out for 48 hours from 03:00 on 29 April. The action is being taken as about 200 jobs are under threat, the union said.
Twenty firefighters have tackled a blaze at a three-storey residential care home on Madeley Road in Ealing, which has destroyed 50% of the second floor.
London Fire Brigade was called at 12:50 and before crews arrived 15 residents and four staff had left the building. The fire is out, but firefighters remain at the scene.
Blackwall Tunnel has reopened southbound from the A13 as the ventilation problem has been fixed.
But there are long queues on the A12 southbound and there is congestion to Bow Interchange.
Residents in Orpington and Petts Wood are calling for a plaque in memory of "The Running Man" James Gilson, who was known for his daily topless jaunts in the Petts Wood, Bromley and Orpington areas, This Is Local London reports.
The Home Office has reversed its decision to not allow a woman from Jamaica to come to London to donate her kidney to her seriously ill brother, the Independent is reporting.
Oliver Cameron from Hackney needs a transplant after suffering near-fatal renal failure.
His sister Keisha Rushton is a perfect donor match, but the Home Office had initially refused her a visa on the grounds that she may not return to Jamaica after the operation.
A 41-gun royal salute was fired in Green Park at midday by the King's Troop Royal Horse Artillery in honour of the Queen's 88th birthday.
About an hour later, soldiers from the Honourable Artillery Company fired 62 guns from the Tower of London. The monarch herself is spending the day privately at Windsor Castle.
Hundreds of people were expected at the Feast of St George event in Trafalgar Square, which has been described as "a day of revelry and merriment" by London Mayor Boris Johnson.
There is seating for 250 people in the square and a farmers' market and a Cooks' Corner where there will be live demonstrations by chefs as they create English dishes from past and present.
Garrett Emmerson, chief operating officer for surface transport at Transport for London, said: "The Blackwall tunnel is currently closed to southbound traffic only due to a failure of the ventilation system.
"Our engineers are currently on site working hard to resolve the issue and to get the southbound carriage back open. Drivers in the area are advised to seek an alternative route."
BBC Weather tweets: On the move later in Mids/S.Eng/S.Wales? You may encounter some intense thunderstorms. Charts show areas at risk. MT
Join me at 13:15 on BBC London News and find out why a burst water main is causing more problems than expected in south-west London. Hundreds of residents in two blocks of flats have no water supply after an overnight problem.
There's also a look at a girl's football team from Islington who have just played for Team England in Rio, Brazil, in the Street Child World Cup 2014.
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A Thames Water spokeswoman says they were aware of two leaks affecting pipes in south-west London which were not their property, but belonged to the council.
Dotun Adebayo is presenting the Robert Elms show today. He will be chatting with photojournalist and filmmaker Grant Fleming, who is our Listed Londoner, about his new exhibition The End of Apartheid.
And there'll be a live performance from singer Hollie Cook from her new album Twice. She is the daughter of Sex Pistols drummer Paul Cook.
Appealing for information after the attack on a 24-year-old man in Westminster, Det Sgt Alistair Morrison said: "This was a particularly violent assault which occurred on a road off of Haymarket."
The attackers, who were described by police as black men, about 5ft 10in in height and of athletic build, turned right at the end of Oxendon Street and headed towards Haymarket after the attack at 04:20 on Saturday.
TfL River tweets: 1300 - Gun Salute at the Tower of London today. Vessels will not stop at Tower between approx 1250 & 1310.
The southbound Blackwall Tunnel has been closed since 02:00 because of problems with the extractor fans. There is no estimate for when it will reopen.
The closure is causing short queues on the A13 at times and is adding to the delays at the Woolwich Ferry which is only running a single boat as it is a bank holiday.
Resident Jean-Marc Pont said nobody in the 176 flats in his block in Lambeth has had any water since the pipe on Wandsworth Road burst at 20:00 yesterday.
"I have an eight-week baby at home and I was told this morning that nothing will happen today and they will probably resort to either a lorry full of water bottles or a big water tank bought to the premises.
"I have been to Sainsbury to get 17 packs of water to make sure we have enough to sterilise all the baby feeding equipment."
Merton MPS tweets: We have had to close part of London Road near to Cricket Green. A car has struck a lamp post. We are waiting for LBM to make the post safe.
In 1945, Ivor Novello's Perchance To Dream opened at the London Hippodrome with his now classic song We'll Gather Lilacs.
The show ran for 1,022 performances.
Hundreds of residents in the SW8 postcode have been without water for the last 12 hours after a water main burst on the Wandsworth Road last night. Most of those affected live in the Lambeth borough.
Thames Water arrived at the scene at 02:30, but said the burst pipe is Wandsworth Council's responsibility. The council has apologised and said it has contacted the water board to carry out the repairs.
A 24-year-old man is in a critical condition in hospital after being attacked by two men on Oxendon Street, Westminster, in the early hours of Saturday.
Police found the man was found with head injuries. He had been on a night out with friends and family when he was punched in the head and kicked, police said.
BBC Travel News reports the Blackwall Tunnel is closed southbound from the A12 Blackwall Tunnel Approach junction to the A102 Blackwall Tunnel Approach junction because of technical problems.
On the Vanessa Feltz show we are talking about how teachers are facing abuse from children as young as seven on social networking sites.
More than a fifth have been the victim of offensive remarks from both pupils and their parents. Are you a teacher at your wits end?
The Queen celebrates her 88th birthday today and a new portrait by photographer David Bailey has been released to mark the occasion.
The King's Troop Royal Horse Artillery will fire a 41-gun royal salute from Green Park in central London at 12:00, using six 13 pounder First World War guns drawn by 71 horses.
There are minor delays on the Metropolitan Line due to a signal failure at Harrow-on-the-Hill and there are part closures on some other lines.
Some bright or sunny intervals will develop today, but occasional showers, some heavy, are expected by afternoon.
Maximum temperature: 17C (63F).
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