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Huge blaze in Croydon office block

Six fire engines are currently tackling a fire in a disused office block in Croydon.

London Fire Brigade said part of the roof is alight and they are still working to put it out.

Twitter users have been posting pictures of thick black smoke coming from the building on Wellesley Road.

Firefighters from Woodside, Croydon, Norbury and Mitcham fire stations are tacling the blaze.

The Brigade was called just before 1pm this afternoon, and it is not known as yet what caused the fire.


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Queen sends first ever tweet at the Science Museum

The Queen has sent her first ever tweet - from the opening of a new exhibition at the Science Museum in London.

Hey Majesty sent the tweet through the official @BritishMonarchy twitter account as she opened the Information Age exhibition, which charts the development of communication technology over the past 200 years.

Her Majesty sends the tweet from the Science Museum Credit: Twitter @BritishMonarchy

The exhibition has taken three years to put together and is one of the most ambitious projects the Museum has ever attempted.

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