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Rolf Harris launches appeal bid

This Is Local London: Rolf Harris is seeking to appeal against his convictions for sex offences

10:43am Friday 1st August 2014

Disgraced entertainer Rolf Harris has applied for permission to appeal against his convictions for a string of indecent assaults.

Sierra Leone 2014 cyclist 'missing'

This Is Local London: A spokesman for Glasgow 2014 said there is no Ebola in the Athletes' Village

1:50am Friday 1st August 2014

An athlete from Sierra Leone's Commonwealth Games team is reported to have gone missing - just days after his team-mate was tested for the Ebola virus.

Bags advice for Gatwick passengers

This Is Local London: Passengers walking through Gatwick as the airport is bringing in its own staff to help with the luggage crisis amid fears there could be further chaos this weekend

11:12am Friday 1st August 2014

Passengers are being advised to pack essential items in their hand luggage ahead of another possible weekend of baggage chaos at Gatwick.

RBS reiterates independence warning

This Is Local London: RBS said a Yes vote in Scotland's independence referendum will have a "material adverse effect" on its business

11:12am Friday 1st August 2014

Royal Bank of Scotland has repeated its warning of a "material adverse effect" on its business if Scots vote in favour of independence next month.

Bid to save vandalised Banksy mural

This Is Local London: The Banksy mural has had silver and red paint sprayed over it

11:48am Friday 1st August 2014

Art lovers are in a "race against time" to save a Banksy mural which targets the issue of Government surveillance, after the piece was vandalised.

Global crises send FTSE sliding

This Is Local London: The FTSE has followed global stock markets down

2:24pm Friday 1st August 2014

Britain's leading share index headed sharply lower today as the combined effect of a series of political and economic crises around the world snowballed to send global markets into a slide.

Two face jail for bomb detector con

This Is Local London: A couple have been found guilty at the Old Bailey of a scam involving bogus bomb detectors

2:24pm Friday 1st August 2014

A couple face jail after being found guilty of making bogus bomb detectors in their garden shed which they said could find missing Madeleine McCann.

Warning over porn stored on phones

This Is Local London: Two men have been convicted of possessing "truly disgusting" pornographic images and videos

2:24pm Friday 1st August 2014

A judge has warned members of the public about the dangers of storing pornography on their phones after two men were convicted of possessing "truly disgusting" images and videos.

Man loses battle over privacy laws

This Is Local London: Appeal court judges have rejected an appeal brought over privacy laws

2:56pm Friday 1st August 2014

A man suspected of child sex abuse who was arrested but faced no charge has lost his battle in the Court of Appeal to use privacy laws to stop the press and media naming him.

Miliband warns over rail fares rise

This Is Local London: Ed Miliband said a Labour government would cap annual fares on every rail route

2:24pm Friday 1st August 2014

Some rail commuters could face inflation-busting fare rises of 5.6% in the new year, Labour leader Ed Miliband has warned.



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