Thousands of students in the capital have been opening their A-Level results this morning.
Teenagers here in London have been getting high grades, compared with the rest of the country, but admissions service UCAS says university applications are down.
Paul Brand sent this report from a clearing centre at the University of Greenwich.
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A lamp in the tower which houses Big Ben is to be switched off for the first time in more than 70 years.
Sir Bruce entertained audiences for more than seven decades.
Work in the tower will also pause over the bank holiday weekend.