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Rich and colourful designs to transform Vauxhall

One of the competition entries Credit: The Communications Group

The 100 designs from 21 countries submitted to a competition run by the Royal Institute of British Architects will be displayed around Vauxhall's riverside, railway arches and small parks.

Architects and Landscape Designers inputted designs for the 'Public Realm' Credit: The Communications Group

Entrants were encouraged to take inspiration from New York's High Line - an historic elevated railway that was turned into a leafy urban park - to make green links along the river and through the parallel viaduct.

Entrants were encouraged to take inspiration from New York's High Line; a defunct elevated railway that was turned into a leafy urban park Credit: The Communications Group

Chris Law, from the Vauxhall Vauxhall One Business Improvement District said:

"There is a lively variation of ideas and many reoccurring themes. Our aim is to help create a great public realm for Vauxhall."

On April 15, a shortlist of three, plus a student winner, will be chosen. The shortlisted four will be asked to submit more detailed proposals.

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Vauxhall re-opens after security alert

A suspicious vehicle has caused the closure of two stations and several roads Credit: Michael Carney/ITV News

A suspicious vehicle has caused the closure of Vauxhall mainline and underground stations, and roads surrounding Wandsworth Road.

All services have now re-opened, and police have given the all-clear.

Vauxhall station closed: latest tweets

Reports that Vauxhall bus station also affected, and Parry Street closed from A203 South Lambeth Road to Wandsworth Road.

Helicopter pilot's final words revealed

The final words of the pilot, who was killed in last week's helicopter crash, were revealed today.

Pete Barnes thanked an air traffic controller for clearing him to divert to Battersea Heliport in thick fog.

Seconds later, he hit a crane on top of a building in Vauxhall and crashed to the road below, the wreckage killing a pedestrian.

Paul Brand reports.

Helicopter crash survivor speaks to ITV News

A survivor from last week's helicopter crash in Vauxhall, in which two people died, has spoken of the moment the craft fell from the sky and exploded right in front of him.

In his first TV interview, Steve Samuels from Richmond speaks about being hit by flaming debris. He spoke to our reporter Ronke Phillips from his hospital bed.

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Helicopter crash survivor: 'I'm lucky to be alive'

A survivor from last week's helicopter crash in Vauxhall - in which two people died - has today spoken of the moment the craft fell from the sky and exploded right in front of him.

In his first TV interview, Steve Samuels from Richmond speaks about being hit by flaming debris. He spoke to our reporter Ronke Phillips in hospital, see the rest of his interview on our programme at 5:45pm

Crash victims' causes of death revealed

More details emerged today about the deaths of the two victims of Wednesdays helicopter crash. The pilot died of multiple injuires. Matthew Wood, a pedestrian, suffered severe burns and a leg injury.

Today his sister said she'd had the worst week of her life as she revealed while dealing with her brother's sudden death, her house had been burgled. Ronke Phillips has the story

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