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Around 150,000 German football fans have descended on the capital, ahead of tonight's
Champions League final. Robyn Dwyer reports.
Touching tributes continued to be paid to Drummer Lee Rigby in Woolwich today, as the community stood united in condemning the soldier's brutal death.
A steady stream of well-wishers added to the hundreds of flowers left at the corner of John Wilson Street, where the 25-year-old was hacked to death by two suspected terrorists.
In one heartfelt tribute, a picture of Drummer Rigby with his son Jack was pinned to the railings, with the caption "Daddy and his little soldier! R.I.P Lee".
Police have arrested three people ahead of an English Defence League protest for allegedly making racist tweets.
Northumbria Police said two people from Gateshead and a third from Stockton, Teesside, were held earlier. .
The EDL has planned their demonstration for months, but the horrific murder of Drummer Lee Rigby in Woolwich on Wednesday has heightened tensions in the local community.A counter demonstration by opponents of the EDL has been planned
A preliminary report into what the intelligence services knew about the two suspects in the murder of Drummer Lee Rigby will be handed over to an inquiry next week.
Michael Adebolajo and Michael Oluwatobi Adebowale remain in hospital after being shot by police following the brutal killing of the young father near Woolwich barracks in south east London on Wednesday.
Prime Minister David Cameron announced that the parliamentary Intelligence and Security Committee (ISC), chaired by former foreign secretary Sir Malcolm Rifkind, would investigate, following the disclosure that the two men were known to MI5.
A friend of Woolwich murder suspect Michael Adebolajo has been arrested following a BBC Newsnight appearance in which he claimed that Adebolajo was approached by MI5 six months ago and asked if he would work for the security service.
Abu Nusaybah told the BBC's Newsnight programme that his friend, who was arrested after the murder of Drummer Lee Rigby on Wednesday, had rejected the request.During the interview Nusaybah said he thought Adebolajo underwent a "change" following his detention by security forces on a trip to Kenya.
Three people have been charged this morning after posting offensive comments on social media sites following the death of Drummer Lee Rigby. They are a 19-year-old man from Woking, a 28-year-old man from Woolwich and a 23-year-old woman from Southsea.
A Metropolitan Police officer has been charged with assaulting someone at a police station .
Pc Rohan Scarlett, 46, is said to have committed the alleged offence on February 20 this year.
The officer will appear in court on Tuesday.
– Scotland Yard statement
Pc Rohan Scarlett, a serving Met officer based in Lewisham borough, has been charged with the offence of assault by beating on 20 February 2013 in the rear yard of Islington police station, Tolpuddle Street, N1.
He has been bailed to appear at Highbury Corner Magistrates Court on Tuesday 28 May 2013.
The officer is suspended
Two men are being questioned on suspicion of endangerment of an aircraft after an RAF Typhoon jet was scrambled to escort a passenger plane over the UK.
The plane, which was travelling from Pakistan to Manchester yesterday, was diverted to Stansted Airport, Essex.
Police boarded the Pakistan International Airlines flight PK709 and detained two men, British nationals aged 30 and 41.
According to one of the passengers, the aircraft's cabin crew said two men had repeatedly tried to get into the cockpit.