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Twilight Saga star backs bid to save Soho Curzon cinema amid claims dramatic changes to the West End are being kept ‘under the radar’

Soho Curzon cinema

Campaigners say leaflets from Transport for London about Crossrail 2’s work in Soho made no mention of the threat to the Curzon cinema

16-year-old charged with murder of Bilal Mirza in Lisson Grove

Stabbing victim Bilal Mirza

Victim: Bilal Mirza, 18, died from stab wounds to the thigh 

Published: January 10, 2015

Action on air pollution ‘is too weak’ – calls for new environmental measures as Oxford Street exceeds EU limits 19 times in 4 days

Air pollution readings for Oxford Street exceeded EU limits 19 times between January 1 and 4

Published: 9 January, 2015

Popular Bloomsbury church organist dies at 91

Published: 9 January, 2015

THE former pianist and organist of St George’s Church in Bloomsbury has passed away after suffering from pneumonia. 

It’s a bit of a llama drama as keepers take stock at London Zoo

Keeper Darren Jordan is seen making a note of the llamas and alpacas. Below: Iri Gill counts two of the six Philippine crocodiles.

Published: 9 January, 2015

Paddington ping-pong teen takes silver at table tennis championship

Tin Tin Ho in action

Published: 9 January, 2015

A PADDINGTON teenager has taken silver at an elite table tennis event. 

Take a last look from Centre Point as top-floor restaurant that gave public amazing views across the capital is closed

The view across London that was enjoyed by visitors to Paramount, on the top floor of the Centre Point tower. Below: Paramount DJ Terry Francis

Published: 9 January, 2015