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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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Woman dies after collision with black cab

A woman has died following a collision on Westminster Bridge yesterday.

Police were called to reports of an accident involving a pedestrian and a black cab on the bridge just before 2am.

The 28-year-old woman, a Russian national, was taken to a south London hospital where she later died.

Next of kin are aware of the incident but formal identification and a post-mortem examination are yet to be scheduled.

The cab driver stopped at the scene and was not arrested.

New movie filmed inside House of Commons

Suffragette filming at the Houses of Parliament Credit: UK Parliament/Steffan Hill

Filming has begun in the House of Commons for the new movie Suffragette. The film directed by Sarah Gavron stars Carey Mulligan, Helena Bonham Carter, Brendan Gleeson, Anne-Marie Duff and Meryl Streep. It follows the story of one woman's fight for the right to vote.

First commercial filming inside the House of Commons Credit: UK Parliament/Steffan Hill

It's the first commercial filming that's been done at the House and it will serve as a pilot for any future filming proposals.


Haringey is London's best performer

Price growth is no longer driven by prime central boroughs like Kensington and Chelsea Credit: David Cheskin/PA Wire

Rightmove is also seeing evidence that house price growth in London is no longer being driven by the wealthy "prime central" boroughs.

London's worst-performing borough in March was named as Kensington and Chelsea, where asking prices had dropped by 2.4% on the previous month.

But the average price tag for a home in the borough was still £2.1 million.

The English capital's best-performing borough was found to be Haringey, where prices had surged by 9.5% month-on-month to reach £597,634 typically.

Westminster and Camden, where average asking prices were above £1 million, were also among Rightmove's worst-performing areas in London in March, while Barnet and Hounslow, where prices were around £600,000-plus, were among the best.

Teenager who threatened to Taser a baby is jailed

A teenager who threatened to Taser a baby during a burglary in West London has been jailed for six years. 19-year-old Andre Shoy-Stone was part of a gang that broke into a woman's flat in Little Venice in September. She was asleep at the time.

Andre Shoy-Stone Credit: Metropolitan Police

Andre Shoy-Stone grabbed the woman's seven-month-old baby and demanded to be told the address of someone she knew. When she said she didn't know, her daughter was threatened with a Taser.

Detective Constable Nick Howard said: "This was a horrifying incident - there can be nothing more terrifying for a mother than her child being threatened in that way.

"Shoy-Stone was part of the group who ransacked the property but, despite extensive enquiries, other suspects remain outstanding and we would urge anyone with information to come forward."

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