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Part of District Line shut due to flooding on track

Part of the District Line has been shut down due to underground flooding.

The closure is between Earl's Court and Edgware Road due to flooding in the Earl's Court area.

A fleet of water tanks has been sent to try and pump the water away from the flooded section of track.

There is also no service between Aldgate East and Dagenahm East due to planned engineering work.

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Boris: Heathrow development plans would be disaster

Boris Johnson has told ITV News that the Airport Commission's proposals for a third runway at Heathrow will lead to a massive increase in noise and air pollution over London and suggested little has changed since the West London airport's first plans for redevelopment three years ago.

The Mayor of London seemed wary that the planned expansion would lead to the erosion of a night flight ban and eventually a fourth runway, which Mr Johnson said would be a "real disaster".

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