Up to 9% of deaths can be put down to air pollution in London's most affected areas.
Preparations are being made for an inquest into the death of former Russian spy Alexander Litvinenko.
Entertainment legend Max Bygraves has died at the age of 89.
The funeral of Peaches Geldof will be held in Kent later today.
The private service for the 25-year-old, mother of two, will take place in the same church that she married in two years ago.
Kent Police say her death is being treated as a "non-suspicious, unexplained sudden death."
Police investigating the murder of a man from Greenford have charged a third person in connection with his death.
The body of Zbigniew Michniewicz was found in a shallow grave in the garden of his home in early December.
40 year-old Grzegorz Roznerski from Slough is accused of conspiring to prevent the lawful and decent burial of a dead body.
Two other men have already been charged with the same offence.
A post-mortem examination is due to take place today of a woman found dead in the grounds of a church in Twickenham.
Police were called to St Mary's Church at around 7 am yesterday after she was discovered apparently unconscious by a member of the public.
A murder investigation has been launched after a man was found dead in Hackney. Police were called out after reports of a fight at an address in Pembury Close.
London Ambulance Service attended to find a 40-year-oldman suffering from serious injuries. He was pronounced dead at the scene.
The next of kin have yet to be informed. A post-mortem examination and formal identification will be arranged in due course.
Anyone with information is asked contact the incidentroom on 020 8345 3734 or Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.
An inquest into the death of Alexander Litvinenko will keep secret a report into whether he had links to British intelligence. The Met Police investigated whether the former Russian spy had dealings with MI6 but that information will remain confidential after a Government request.
Tributes have been pouring in for East End comedian and singer Max Bygraves, who has died at the age of 89.
The much loved entertainer, who was from Rotherhithe, died peacefully in his sleep. He was on our screens for more than 50 years and was known for his catchphrase "I wanna tell you a story."
A post mortem examination will be carried out today on an 18 year-old woman who fell to her death from a block of flats in Woolwich.
She fell from her home after officers arrived at her flat to make an arrest.
Glen Goodman is at the scene and has just sent this report.