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They say she was their rock - the heart of their family.
The children of 80-year-old Lea Adri-Soejoko
who was found strangled at allotments in
north-west London - have paid tribute to their mother.
Today a man has appeared in court charged with murder.
Her son and daughter have appealed to the public for more information -
and have been speaking to our home affairs
We have had the heart ripped out of our family.
We can hardly process what has happened.
The private grief of a son and a daughter laid bare.
Today outside the allotment where their mother was found
Nothing was a drama, she was very calm, funny.
We're just appealing for anyone who might have seen anything.
Lea Adri-Soejoko's body was discovered last week in a shed
at the community gardens where she was a secretary.
She was 80 but acting like she was 30 and younger.
Having almost like another teenager time, she just
loved her life, she was going out, starting to dress more trendily.
She was just loving her life and that has been taken from her.
These are the tribute at her home a short distance away.
His death has touched friends as well as family.
The whole world is falling apart around me and my family.
Here in Colindale a grieving family has been appealing to the public
Meanwhile in Wimbledon, a 40-year-old man, Rahim Mohammadi,
has appeared in court charged with the pensioner's murder.
The police will not be drawn on a motive, but say they need more
help from the public including any information about the
Did anyone find them in and around the area?
That's three keys with a Morrisons key fob on them.
For local drivers and residents, did you see Lea on Monday?
She's very distinctive, platinum hair, as family describe
it, distinctive boots, black with white spots, pink piping,
Did you see her at the allotments or at her home address?
And neighbours, did you see anyone calling at her address on Monday?
We need to have as much information as possible so we can get
Nick Beake, BBC London News, Colindale.
The BBC has discovered that pollution levels around one
of the busiest sections of road in the country have been excluded
from official government data - despite regularly exceeding
All this week in our series Toxic London -
we'll be looking at the issue of air quality.
Tonight Sarah Smith reports from the Dartford Crossing on why up
until two years ago levels of pollutions there
50 million journeys are made on this stretch of road every year.
The towns closest, Dartford to the south
and Thurrock to the north have some of the highest percentages of death
due to air pollution in the south-east.
In Dartford the council's recorded nitrogen dioxide
levels above safe limits for years and when the town didn't appear in
the national air quality plan they were puzzled.
We discovered that the tunnel approach road was classed as a rural
road, and therefore the air monitoring figures that they had and
that they were using for their modelling purposes was incorrect.
It's meant that for years, national data
this incredibly busy stretch of road.
Whoever decided that there's no pollution around here, we doesn't
Whoever decided that there's no pollution around here, doesn't
I've got two small children and regularly
if you live here you will notice several times a day, or several
times a week, there is just bumper-to-bumper traffic.
The crossing and its approach roads aren't
classed as part of the motorway but as the A282 and A roads can
count as rural if they're outside urban areas.
But that's clearly not the case here.
Jim Sutton, who lives near the crossing,
believes it exacerbated the respiratory problems which afflicted
The air pollution round here certainly didn't help her.
She used to say, "I wish we could move, Jim."
Scientists from King's College have carried out their own monitoring.
The European legal limit was broken on three days.
That was primarily because the pollution
which the road is producing every day with the traffic
with pollution that was coming over from the continent.
The Department for the Environment says the
Department for Transport made the classification.
The Department for Transport says it was the Department
Either way it's finally been reclassified as urban.
This news comes on the day that the head of the World Health
Organisation described air pollution as one of the most pernicious
It's linked to the death of hundreds of thousands of children every year.
Sarah Smith, BBC London News, the Dartford Crossing.
And continuing our series - tomorrow we'll have rare access
inside the capital's specialist children's asthma clinic.
If you're interested in what changes you can make -
An unexploded World War Two bomb which was discovered on a building
site in north-west London last week has been detonated in Essex.
Experts from the Royal Navy and British Army safely disposed
of the 500lb device at a military base in Southend.
As part of the Government's drive to train up more
apprentices by 2020 - from next month companies
with a payroll of ?3 million or more will be forced
to invest thousands in training school leavers or lose the money.
But are businesses aware of the new levy?
Marc Ashdown reports from the National
Negotiating a route into work is a tricky business.
The Army is one of 70 exhibitors here trying
Apprenticeships are increasingly seen as a way into all
While many of her friends are off to university, Zena is training
Sometimes when people go to university they're still trying
But, not only that, they're in a huge amount of debt.
15,000 students are expected to attend this event.
It's a shop window to show how varied and important
Historically, people thought that an apprenticeship was for people
who aren't academically bright or do not have a choice
An apprenticeship really is open to anybody.
It is crucial, it is absolutely crucial that we have a workforce
that is better educated, better trained, better
To that end, new legislation from April means any firm
with a payroll of ?3 million or more will have to commit 0.5%
of its budget to training apprentices, or lose the money.
But a recent survey by City and Guilds found more than a third
of London businesses aren't even aware of the new levy.
Nine years ago I joined as an apprentice and I started my
career and since then I've stayed with the company.
And someone tells me you are employee of the year?
Yes, I won an award, employee of the year
Even those who have struggled academically,
He's now thinking of signing up as a tank engineer.
It's actually very nice to come up and have a surprise, like, "Oh,
your three GCSEs can get you quite far in life even if everyone else
That is probably a very reassuring thing to me.
For many students and parents it's a first conversation
Rather than his brothers who have both done degrees,
he is more interested to go and not have the debt.
You just jump straight through to a career and you get
to learn skills needed for the apprenticeship you're doing.
More and more young people then are realising the benefits
That's it from me, but I'll leave you now with Wendy Hurrell
The Weather for the Week Ahead is very mild, that's the first thing
you will notice, particularly midweek onwards. We will encounter a
few spells of rain and it will be windy at times so not like the day
we had today which was practically perfect, bits of blue sky,
blossoming underneath them, that's because we got lucky, there were
showers around down the eastern side of the country and a few traipsing
in from the west as well, we were in the nice sunny slot, the puffy
cumulus clouds to enjoy throughout the day. It's conceivable one or two
showers will creep across London and the Home Counties in the early hours
of the morning but mostly it is dry with clear sky, particularly parts
of Surrey and Buckinghamshire, temperatures may be low enough for a
touch of frost locally and it may be a chilly start under clear skies
first thing tomorrow morning but we will get brightness and sunshine and
it will turn more hazy as the day goes on and cloud over completely
eventually. Before that happens temperatures should get into double
figures and behind me here is the rain that comes through on Tuesday
night. It eventually clears through the leaves behind a lot of cloud.
From Wednesday onwards rather grey skies but rather mild conditions, 13
or 14 degrees, often breezy but the winds are south-westerly so the mild
weather comes from that direction and it gets a bit upset at the
weekend. A low pressure system moves in and that turns the wind to a more
northerly quarter so the outlook for the weekend is something rather
cool, it will be windy at times as well and still rather unsettled with
some blustery showers around. That's the London forecast and now for the
National forecast, over to Nick Miller.
North-west France and Plymouth were miles apart weather-wise. This
southern flank in north-west France there was a wind gusts of 120 mph
which we just dodged. That area of low pressure continues to move
quickly south-eastwards so that by tomorrow it is in Italy on its
southern flank, stormy in Sardinia and around it strong winds blowing
through south-east France. We've got a little bump in the ice bars with
lighter winds, a brief