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What's next for the fourth plinth?

It's been home to a blue cockerel, a ship in a bottle, and now a giant 'thumbs-up', but what will be next to sit on Trafalgar Square's famous Fourth Plinth?

We'll get one step closer to finding out this morning, when a shortlist of commissions is announced.

You can view the proposals at the National Gallery.

David Shrigley's 'Really Good' currently sits on the Fourth Plinth Credit: Philip Toscano/PA Wire/PA Images


Stars celebrate 100 years of The Ivy

Stars of stage and screen will gather at The Ivy today to celebrate the iconic restaurant's 100th anniversary.

Miranda Richardson and Samantha Barks will be two of the famous faces at the unveiling of a plaque to mark the occasion.

Keith Urban and Nicole Kidman attended The Evening Standard Theatre Awards at The Ivy Credit: Daniel Leal-Olivas/PA Archive/PA Images

"Serious safety risk" at Notting Hill Carnival

Notting Hill Carnival is becoming a serious safety risk because of overcrowding and violence, according to a report from the London Assembly.

The new report says that the carnival has reached a "tipping point" and that changes have to be made.

Police reported an increase in serious violence and people being injured with weapons following last year's carnival.

Credit: Jonathan Brady/PA Wire/PA Images
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