The Department for International Development has confirmed that a Cobra meeting, being chaired by International Development Secretary Justine Greening, was being held this afternoon to discuss the UK's response to the Nepal earthquake.
Victoria Beckham has said how proud she is of her son Romeo who completed the London Mini-Marathon today.
Romeo, 12, was raising money for UNAIDS, the joint United Nations programme on Aids, and David Beckham's Unicef 7 fund.
He completed the three mile course course in 18 minutes and 54 seconds.
If the sight of thousands of people gasping fro breath as they try to stagger over the finish line has not put you off, registration for next year's race is almost open.
Applications for the London Marathon public ballot open on Monday May 4 and close on Friday 8 May at 5pm.
If you are interested, then you just have to visit the London Marathon website when the application window opens.
More than 2,200 have died after Nepal's worst earthquake disaster in more than 80 years, police say.
Some 5,463 people have been injured.
From wacky costumes to knackered runners struggling over the finish line, the London Marathon has it all. Here's a collection of some of the best moments of the day - so far.
People were forced to run away from a landslide in Tibet after a powerful aftershock rocked Nepal and neighbouring regions following Saturday's deadly earthquake.
The London Marathon's celebrity contingent was strong this time around - most of them looking considerably better before they set out...
Marathon world record-holder Paula Radcliffe ran her last ever race today, finishing in an impressive 2:36:55.
She might have won the London Marathon three times in the past - once in a blistering 2:15:25 - but this time she was just happy to finish, to huge cheers from watching crowds.
"I didn't care about the time all the way round and I just wanted to thank as many people as possible," Radcliffe told the BBC.
"I went off way too fast and then it got more and more emotional. It was just amazing the whole way round."
She said the "magic of the London Marathon" helped her finish.