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Crossrail delay: £1.4bn bailout as autumn 2019 launch delayed

The £15bn route, Europe's biggest infrastructure project, has been delayed for a second time. Source: London BBC

Barcelona v Tottenham Hotspur: Valverde promises to 'respect competition' despite qualification

Preview followed by live coverage of Tuesday's Champions League game between Barcelona and Tottenham Hotspur. Source: London BBC

Turning childhood abuse into force for children's rights

Lydia Taiwo, who was beaten by her parents, is raising awareness of children's rights. Source: London BBC

Grenfell Tower inquiry: LFB 'failed residents and firefighters'

The victims' barrister tells the inquiry London Fire Brigade bosses were not fit to run the service. Source: London BBC

Raheem Sterling: Chelsea fans banned for alleged abuse of Manchester City forward

Chelsea suspend four people from attending matches while an investigation into the alleged abuse of Raheem Sterling takes place. Source: London BBC

Second woman in Tottenham house fire dies in hospital

A woman believed to be in her 30s becomes the second person to die after a fire in north London. Source: London BBC

Lost loved ones star in Professor Green Photographs video

Fans share personal stories and photographs in a new video by rapper Professor Green. Source: London BBC

'I sleep in the bedroom my son left behind'

Tony Poku's son Elyon was stabbed to death three months ago at a party. Source: London BBC

Sophie Cavanagh murder: 'Jealous' man jailed for strangling wife

An estranged wife refused to sleep with her husband "one last time" for £100 before he attacked her. Source: London BBC

Royal chauffeur died before child abuse charges could be brought

The man, who had worked for the Royal Family for 20 years, is suspected of abusing two boys. Source: London BBC

'Keep Frank's Bethnal Green coffee stand open'

Frank Wang had to stop selling coffee to his customers after his electricity supply was cut off. Source: London BBC

BBC Sound of 2019: Which rising stars have made the longlist?

BBC Music reveals its annual Sound Of list, which highlights the musicians who'll make waves in 2019. Source: London BBC

Legal aid advice network 'decimated' by funding cuts

Legal aid advice 'deserts' emerge in England and Wales as funding cuts hit providers. Source: London BBC

'I was divorced and missed having company'

Rupert Hunt created flat-sharing website SpareRoom - and then ended up needing to use it himself after his marriage ended. Source: London BBC

James Dasaolu: British public saved my career, says Olympic sprinter

Sprinter James Dasaolu says the British public has "saved" his career as a crowd-funding campaign raises the £9,000 he needed for surgery. Source: London BBC

European Rugby Champions Cup: Saracens 51-25 Cardiff Blues

Saracens make it three wins from three in the Champions Cup with a high-scoring comeback victory over Cardiff Blues. Source: London BBC