Dame Helen Mirren's confrontation with street drummers who were disrupting her play in Soho may have been praised by theatregoers. But one local resident has questioned whether she was right to interrupt their performance. Rags Martel reports.
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The high of 35C was recorded on a Bakerloo line train between Piccadilly Circus and Oxford Circus at 2pm.
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After years of political manoeuvring over the future expansion of Heathrow Airport, there has been an important development this lunchtime.