The leaks and rumours have been confirmed today - health bosses have approved the closure of four accident and emergency units in north-west London.
Hammersmith, Charing Cross, Central Middlesex and Ealing hospitals will all see their services downgraded. Campaigners say that will put lives at risk - but the NHS insists it will actually improve patient care.
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Ahead of tonight's planned strike, London Underground have offered new payments and terms to staff to avert the strike.
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Union officials are expected to meet next week to plan further stoppages if talks fail to resolve the dispute.