Police searching for missing teenager Alice Gross found a body in the River Brent on Tuesday night.
Scotland Yard Commander Graham McNulty said officers had not yet formally identified a body found in the River Brent last night but said they disappearance of Alice Gross was now a murder investigation.
He said "significant efforts" had been made to conceal the body.
Thousands of pro-democracy protesters remained on the streets of Hong Kong today, some of them jeering Chinese National Day celebrations.
There was little sign of momentum flagging on the fifth day of the mass campaign, whose aim has been to occupy sections of the city and express fury at a Chinese decision to limit voters' choices in a 2017 leadership election.
Two Taliban suicide bombers attacked the Afghan capital this morning, killing at least seven people and wounding more than 15, government officials said.
The Taliban, fighting to oust foreign forces and the US-backed government, claimed responsibility for the attacks in the east and west of Kabul.
"Double martyrdom attack has rocked #Kabul city this morning amid current year's ongoing #Khaibar operation," the Taliban said on Twitter, referring to their yearly summer fighting offensive.
Officials from Afghanistan and the United States signed a deal on Tuesday allowing American troops to stay in the country after the end of the year, filling a campaign promise by new President Ashraf Ghani.
Today will be mostly rather cloudy with occasional patches of light rain.
Clearer, fresher and cooler conditions in the far northwest this morning will gradually spread further south and west.
Scattered, blustery showers will then affect northwest Scotland later.
Maximum temperatures of 22C.
Another incident has come to light for which President Obama's Secret Service protection team is facing criticism.
A private security agent who had a gun shared an elevator with Obama in Atlanta on September 16, three days before the White House intrusion, a Secret Service official said.
The man, who was operating an elevator carrying Obama and his Secret Service detail during the president's visit to the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, aroused suspicion when he began taking pictures and video of Obama on his phone, the official said.
During questioning, the man's supervisor asked for his gun, startling Secret Service agents.
Under agency rules, people with access to the president need special clearance to carry guns.
The Washington Post, which along with the Washington Examiner, first reported the incident, said the man had three convictions for assault and battery.
A man who flew from Liberia to Texas has become the first patient infected with the deadly Ebola virus to be diagnosed in the United States, health officials said.
The patient sought treatment six days after arriving in Texas on September 20th, Dr. Thomas Frieden, director of the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, told reporters.
He was admitted two days later to an isolation room at Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital in Dallas.
On Tuesday, Frieden and other health authorities said they were taking every step possible to ensure the virus did not spread widely.