A London Fire Brigade spokesman said of the Apollo collapse:
"If the same incident were to happen after the closures we would still have the resources to attend in good time and meet attendance targets."
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A 7-metre high sculpture has been installed in the shadow of the Gherkin building, as part of this year's Sculpture in the City exhibition.
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A gang of robbers who dressed in burkas to stage raids on high-end stores in London have been convicted today.