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London terror attack victim to join peace walk

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Gill Hicks, a survivor of the July 7 terror attacks, will join faith leaders later to "walk together" for peace.

Hicks, who lost her legs in the attack on a tube train in Russell Square, will walk from King's Cross to Tavistock Square - the scene of two other bombings.

Together they will call for people across Britain to get off the bus, train or Tube one stop early tomorrow, to help mark the 10th anniversary of the attacks.

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People told to 'stay away from windows' after gunman spotted

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Residents have been evacuated and told to 'stay away from windows' after a gunman was spotted in Havering, east London.

Anyone living in Snowdrop and Bluebell Court is being evacuated to South Street Community Centre due to a "serious incident".

A man was threatening to shoot himself at a home in Plough Court, Broadis Way in Rainham.

Officers from the Firearms Command and Explosive Officers attended the scene.

The London Ambulance Service and the London Fire Brigade were also in attendance.

Residents have been evacuated as a precaution.

– Met Police spokesman

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Part of District Line shut due to flooding on track

Part of the District Line has been shut down due to underground flooding.

The closure is between Earl's Court and Edgware Road due to flooding in the Earl's Court area.

A fleet of water tanks has been sent to try and pump the water away from the flooded section of track.

There is also no service between Aldgate East and Dagenahm East due to planned engineering work.

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Man dies after being dragged along under car in hit-and-run

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A man in his 40s has died after being dragged along under a car in south east London.

The driver then drove off leaving the man badly injured in the road. He was taken to Darenth Valley Hospital where he later died.

Police were called yesterday just after 3pm to Lynden Way in Swanley.

His next of kin have been informed and police officers are providing support to his family.

Anyone who witnessed the incident or has any information should call Kent Police on 101 or, if you wish to remain anonymous, call Crimestoppers on 0800 888 111.

Closures to remain in place all day after warehouse fire

Road closures are expected to remain in place all day today after a large warehouse fire in west London.

At least 20 businesses are thought to have been completely gutted after the fire broke out last night in Perivale.

About 30 people were evacuated.

Firefighters will remain on the site all day dampening down any remaining hotspots to ensure another fire does not break out.

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Teenager crashes moped into wall causing gas leak

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A 17-year-old boy is in a serious condition in hospital after crashing a moped into a wall in south London causing a gas leak .

Police were called just after 6pm yesterday to reports of a man being badly injured after crashing into a building in Anerley Hill, Crystal Palace.

London Ambulance Service took him to hospital in south London where he remains.

A number of residents had to be evacuated after the crash as a precaution while the gas leak was dealt with.

The teenager has been arrested on suspicion of taking and driving away and dangerous driving.

Police, London Ambulance Service and London Fire Brigade attended the scene.

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