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The Cheesgrater opens its doors

Queues outside The Leadenhall Building. Credit: ITV News London

The capital's tallest office space, The Leadenhall Building otherwise known as the Cheesgrater is taking part in this year's Open House weekend.

It's the first time this impressive building, with its slanting angle glass sides has been involved in the event.

The Cheesgrater will also be open to the public this Sunday.

Inside The Leadenhall Building. Credit: ITV News London

Man from Goodmayes missing

Ryan Spencer. Credit: Metropolitan Police

Police are becoming increasingly concerned for the welfare of a missing man from Ilford.

Ryan Spencer, 36 hasn't been seen since 5 September in the Goodmayes area of Ilford. Mr Spencer is described as a white male, approximately 5 foot 8 inches tall, clean shaven with sandy curly hair.

At the time of his disappearance he was wearing a dark blue shirt and black trousers.

Police are urging anyone with information on where he could be to ring 101 or Missing People on 116000 quoting Merlin 14MIS031924.

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Wick Road closed due to 'serious' flooding

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Thousands of shoppers forced to wait outside Westfield Stratford City

Westfield Stratford evacuated during security alert

Hundreds of shoppers have been evacuated from Westfield Stratford City after a suspect package was found.

We are currently dealing with a suspicious package at Westfield Stratford shopping centre.

Police were called at 12.10 to reports and officers remain on the scene. The shopping centre was fully evacuated at 13.45.

– Metropolitan Police

Hackney residents left bemused after foam engulfs the River Lea

Stunned residents have taken to Twitter to post pictures of the bizarre scene when a mass of foam filled the River Lea over the weekend.

The giant white mass, which appeared near Hackney Marshes, is thought to be due to an industrial detergent spillage further up the river. The Environment Agency have not yet found the source of the problem, but it has now been cleared up.

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