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Woman missing from Westminster hospital

Samantha Smith-Clark, 30, disappeared on Thursday Credit: Metropolitan Police

A woman has disappeared from a hospital in Westminster.

Samantha Smith-Clark was last seen leaving St Mary's Hospital on Thursday.

The 30-year-old is described as wearing a black bomber-style jacket with red detail, pink T-shirt, light blue denim jeans and flat black shoes.

Police are appealing for anyone who may have seen her to contact them.

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Page boy faints during the Queen's Speech

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How will just three pages carry the Queen's robe? About to find out #QueensSpeech

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One of the page boys has grabbed the back of the robe. Well improvised #QueensSpeech

A House of Lords spokesman refused to identify which of the boys had fainted. The spokesman said: "We can confirm one of the page boys did faint slightly but he is now fine. He is with his family and there is no problem."

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Lorry carrying an octopus breaks down at Oxford Circus

A lorry carrying an octopus has broken down at Oxford Circus. Transport for London is advising all drivers to approach with care while they try and remove the sculpture.

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A lorry carrying an octopus has broken down at Oxford Circus. Approach with care. http://t.co/GpQQEEoZi8

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Isn't this all a bit Watchmen? Bodes badly. RT @themediatweets @bbcdomc Giant octopus brings chaos to Oxford Circus http://t.co/qp4bcaJjok

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Dogs sniff out thousands of illegal cigarettes

Westminster City Council’s Trading Standards team have seized almost 5,500 cigarettes after joining forces with HM Revenue and Customs investigators to inspect shops allegedly selling illegal tobacco. Their secret weapons? Two spaniels called Bradley and Buster.

Credit: Westminster City Council

The teams visited 3 different shops in Westminster last week. A 5-year-old Springer Spaniel, Bradley, and a 15-month-old Cocker Spaniel, Buster, sniffed out cigarettes that ‘raised questions’ at all the shops.

Some of the cigarettes didn’t have the correct health warnings on them. Others had been bought abroad and hadn’t had the right duty paid on them.

Credit: Westminster City Council

Car ends up parked on top of row of motorbikes

When it comes to parking in central London, finding a space can be more than a little frustrating at times. And it seems that was particularly the case in Harley Street today.

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A Citroen people carrier ended up flattening a row of motorbikes. The driver is being treated for minor injuries.

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An investigation is underway to find out what happened.

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