A man working on the Crossrail project is in hospital tonight with serious burns after an explosion, which is believed to have been caused by cutting through a cable.
It happened in Holborn at lunchtime and has caused traffic problems since. From there Julie Macdonald sent this report.
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A man has been charged with three offences over the death of a pedestrian in a crash in Brixton Hill, south London, last Wednesday.
An extradition request for the US woman alleged to have caused the teenager’s death was blocked last month.
Daniel Horton, 29, of no fixed address, was charged on Friday night with grievous bodily harm and possession of a bladed article.