A planned extension of the Northern Line to Battersea via Nine Elms has been given the go-ahead by the government today.
Transport Secretary Patrick McLoughlin approved the new development - which will create two new stations, one at Battersea Power Station and another at Nine Elms.
The extension is expected to cost up to £1bn - but TfL say it will be funded by contributions from new developments as part of the area's regeneration.
The new line could be open by 2020 and should cut journey times into the City and the West End down to around 15 minutes.
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Police have tonight charged two men with the murder of a young father who was shot dead in Battersea last week.
21 year old Sebastian Jamal Hyman-Knight was found with gunshot wounds on Tennyson Street on Thursday night. He was taken to hospital but died on Friday morning. 30 year old Husnu Ibrahim and 29 year old Steven Pulham will appear at Wimbledon Magistrates' Court tomorrow.
An investigation is underway after a man was shot dead in Battersea.
It happened just before midnight on Tennyson Street.
The 21 year old victim died in hospital. No arrests have been made.
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Battersea Power Station is of exceptional architectural and historical significance and its future is something that English Heritage, along with millions of Londoners, takes very seriously indeed.
The chimney replacement programme is something we have worked on closely with the developers and we're satisfied that this is the correct way forward and that once the chimneys have replaced you really won't know the difference.
The famous chimneys of Battersea Power Station could be recycled as pieces of art after they're demolished.
Work to take down the towers - which are beyond repair - will begin later this month. Once fully dismantled, the chimneys will be rebuilt from the bottom using the same materials as the original.
The towers take approximately five months to dismantle, and about six months to rebuild chimney to its height of approximately 50 metres.
The chimney debris will be funnelled down a chute in the centre of the chimney, collected and recycled. Several different uses for the material are being explored, including reuse as artwork.
An army bomb disposal team was called to Battersea today after builders dug up two World War Two bombs. An area around Battersea Church Road was sealed off shortly after 10am. Roads have now reopened.
A 34-year-old woman is critically ill in hospital after a collision with a bus in south west London.
The incident, which happened on Wednesday night on Battersea Park Road, left the woman with serious head and foot injuries.
Anyone with information is asked to contact police on 020 8941 9011.
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