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.
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.
A post mortem examination is due to be carried out today on an 18-year-old woman who fell to her death from the 17th floor of a block of flats in Woolwich.
Scotland Yard says she fell after officers arrived at her flat to make an arrest.
The police watchdog, the Independent Police Complaints Commission, is investigating.
Police officers who arrived at the block of flats where a woman fell to her death from the17th floor were attempting to recall a convicted thief to prison.
Scotland Yard faces an inquiry from the police watchdog after the incident.
It's understood that the thief had been convicted in connection with three street robberies in London in 2009, and was out on licence after serving part of their sentence, Scotland Yard said.