Police searching for missing teenager Alice Gross found a body in the River Brent on Tuesday night.
An archive of weird and wacky inventions that failed to take off has been unearthed by an amateur historian.
Businessman Chris Hodge, from Chislehurst in South East London, has collected more than 250,000 images spanning the last 100 years.
They include pictures of an amphibious scooter, an early videophone and a bike with wings.
The Education Secretary has approved plans for dozens of new free schools including 17 in London.
The schools include a bilingual primary in Harrow, a sixth formed aimed at students from low-income backgrounds, and an all-through school which plans to encourage children and their families to shape and improve their community.
Nicky Morgan made the announcement at the Conservative Party conference in Birmingham.
Nearly half of all London workers are using their creative talents to supplement their income, according to new figures out today.
Research by a London-based design company has found 49 per cent are making money out of hobbies including baking, gardening, photography and embroidery.
Leading businesses have put their weight behind an anti-smoking campaign as new figures show the habit costs the economy in London £2 billion pounds a year.
Stoptober - which encourages people to stop smoking throughout October - says companies in the capital lose more than 1.8 million days of productivity because of smoking-related sickness.
Among the employers supporting the campaign are Asda, Unilever and the British Army.
A police cordon was this morning in place outside The Fox pub on Green Lane, a road leading to the River Brent tow path.
The cordon is around 600m from where Alice Gross was last seen.
The Metropolitan Police said the 14-year-old's family have been updated on the development.
A body has been found by police searching for missing teenager Alice Gross, Scotland Yard has said.
The body was recovered by officers from the River Brent on Tuesday night and has been removed from the scene, the Metropolitan Police said.
In a statement the force said the 14-year-old's family have been updated on the development.
A London professor who ran his own sperm donation service has been spared jail for sexually assaulting one of his clients.
Professor Gennadij Raivich, who worked at University College London, claimed to have fathered 58 children - performing home visits on women he met online through sperm donor websites. He used a fake name when visiting the women and called his methods 'Artificial Insemination Plus' - promising 'extras' to his clients.
He was given a suspended prison sentence of nine months for two counts of sexual assault.
Radio DJ Neil Fox has been released on police bail following his arrest earlier today.
In a statement the Metropolitan Police said: