- The woman, who was with a female friend, was attacked by three men who ran off towards Tottenham Court Road
- She is now being treated for serious facial injuries
- Police are keen to speak to anyone who may have been in the area at the time
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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.