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London Taxi's on strike

London's taxi drivers are planning a protest on Oxford Street to protest against Transport for London, this afternoon.

Members of the United Cabbies Group claim that TFL are 'failing to regulate the taxi industry', while app services are unregulated and no checks are in place to check if drivers are legitimate.

It follows a long-running dispute between taxi drivers and TfL regarding the use of taxi apps, such as Uber and Kabbee, in the capital and taxi drivers are calling on TFL to meet a series of demands.

The premiere of Avengers: Age of Ultron

Glamorous cast and film makers from the hugely anticipated, Avengers: Age of Ultron, will grace the red carpet tonight for the films European premiere.

The celebs will be in London for the premiere and star as iconic superheroes in the fantasy action adventure sequel directed by Joss Whedon, based on the Marvel comic book series.

In the film the Avengers reassemble to stop a villainous artificial intelligence known as Ultron from wreaking havoc around the world.

The team are reunited for the first time on screen since the global box office success of Marvel's Avengers Assemble, which took over $1.5 billion at the worldwide box office, making it the third biggest film of all time.


'Loud bang' as building collapses

Construction workers said they fled after hearing a "loud bang" as a six-storey structure in central London caved in at around 4pm today.

Many of the demolition team were said to have been on a break in another area of the building, which is on the junction of Portugal Street and Serle Street, near Aldwych, when it partially collapsed.

Workers nearby said they heard a "deafening rumble" as debris crashed to the ground, smashing the windows of cars parked nearby.

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