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How many bombs fell on London during WWII?

The unexploded wartime bomb found in Wembley is the second found in the capital in three months.

In March, one was was found in Bermondsey.

But given the number of bombs that fell on London during the height of the Blitz, is it that surprising?

The Bombsight project has an interactive map which attempts to mark the locations of as many as possible of the bombs dropped from 1940 to 1941.

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Weekend games unaffected by unexploded bomb

Wembley Stadium has said matches scheduled to take place at the stadium this weekend will go ahead - despite the presence of an unexploded bomb nearby.

In League Two, Wycombe Wanderers are due to take on Southend in the play-off for a place in League One on Saturday.

Swindon will face Preston in the League One play-off final on Sunday.


Fourth person arrested over preacher's death

Abdulhadi Arwani was found shot dead in his car Credit: Metropolitan Police

A fourth person has been arrested by police investigating the murder of Syrian-born preacher Abdulhadi Arwani in Wembley earlier this month.

On Friday, 17th April, detectives arrested a 36-year-old man on suspicion of conspiracy to murder, he was bailed today until a date in early May.

A 61-year-old man arrested on Tuesday on suspicion of conspiracy to murder, who was then further arrested on Wednesday on suspicion of the commission, preparation and instigation of terrorist acts, remains in custody.

A 53-year-old woman who was also arrested on Wednesday on suspicion of the commission, preparation and instigation of acts of terrorism is also still in custody.

A 36-year-old man appeared at the Old Bailey on Thursday, 16th April charged with Mr Arwani's murder. He was remanded in custody to re-appear at the court on Tuesday, 28th April.

The Met's Counter Terrorism Command is continuing to investigate.


Mum jumped on sofa when she thought Raheem had scored

England's Raheem Sterling gets past Italy's Andrea Pirlo Credit: Mike Egerton/PA Archive

Kimberley Sterling, Raheem's younger sister, said she and their mother both thought Raheem had scored - along with the rest of the country - in the first few minutes of England's first match on Saturday night.

She told us that her mother jumped onto the sofa in joy as they watched England's match against Italy at home in London.

England fans leapt in the air, believing the 19 year old's goal shot in the first 2 minutes had hit the back of the net. The BBC coverage flashed up 'GOAL', only to discover seconds later that the ball had only found the side-netting.

Wembley Stadium could host Euro 2020 matches

Wembley Stadium could potentially be a Euro 2020 venue after the Football Association submitted a bid to host matches at the tournament.

Uefa announced in December that the competition would be held in multiple cities across Europe to mark the championship's 60th anniversary.

The stadium could host Euro 2020 matches. Credit: PA Wire

The FA expressed an interest in hosting group stage matches as well as the semi-finals and final package.

FA General Secretary Alex Horne said: "With our recent experience of hosting two UEFA Champions League Finals in the last four years we believe that Wembley Stadium and London represent a strong bid for UEFA to consider."

A final decision on the successful bids will be announced on September 19.

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