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Good evening and welcome to BBC
London News with me, Louisa Preston.
The Labour Leader has refused
to reprimand one of his MPs
after she found herself embroiled
in a race row.
Kensington MP Emma Dent Coad wrote
an article that refers
to London Assembly member
Sean Bailey as a "token Ghetto boy".
She's apologised, but
the Conservative politician has
branded it "cowardly".
Our political editor,
Tim Donovan, has the story.
It's now a very public
row between a Labour MP
and a Conservative Assembly
member over what she said
about him seven years ago.
These people are on the list
because it's so cheap...
At the time, Shaun Bailey
was on the campaign trail,
filmed by us, in fact,
as he fought for the parliamentary
seat of Hammersmith.
He had been one of David Cameron's
great hopes for winning in London.
This was Emma Dent Coad
this June, after winning
the seat of Kensington.
In the article she wrote back
in 2010, she accused Bailey
of allowing himself to be exploited
to bolster the Tories' image.
Who can say where this
man will ever fit in,
however hard he tries, she wrote.
One day, he is the token
ghetto boy standing behind
David Cameron, the next looking
interested behind George Osborne.
Ever felt used?
I notice you are not apologising,
do you want to apologise?
What, for quoting what
somebody else had said?
Today, under fire, she claimed
she had just been repeating
words used by others.
And it wasn't racist.
If he feels offended by it, of
course I apologise, of course I do.
If somebody actually read the blog,
they would see I was quoting other
people's sources of what people
were saying at the time.
But he was unimpressed by what he
viewed as a half-hearted apology.
Well, she didn't really apologise.
All she did was reiterate the point
and try to blame other
people, fictitious people.
Am I offended?
Of course I am.
But it isn't about me.
It's about young black children up
and down the country.
Many ethnic communities struggle
to feel part of Britain,
to be involved, and attacks
like this - at the core
of people's beliefs,
and in the political arena -
prevent people from being involved.
The Conservatives don't appear
at this stage to be wanting to let
this lie and they've written
to the Labour leader, Jeremy Corbyn,
urging him to discipline
Emma Dent Coad as soon as possible.
I'm not going to withdraw
the whip from Emma.
I'll obviously ensure that
people discuss the use
of language with people.
But I will make sure that everyone
treats others with respect.
Her view - it was legitimate
His - it crossed the line.
Tim Donovan, BBC London News.
Police are hoping a potentially
life-saving film will be shown
to schoolchildren so they know
what do in the event
of a terror attack.
The animated film urges young people
not to "waste time" taking pictures,
but to run away from danger.
Chris Rogers explains.
Where did you guys go when we ran?
We must have got separated.
The film begins with three teenagers
catching up after escaping
a terror attack by gunmen.
I was trying to make you laugh.
But then there were
those three pops.
It was like fireworks.
As they talk through their
they realise they did
everything right to survive.
The message is the same
as it is for adults -
run, hide, tell.
Another key message -
don't stop to film
scenes on your mobile.
But is it a message
that will unnerve these
16 year olds, or reassure them?
It made me feel as though,
that you would know what to do
in that situation, that it's much
clearer, even if you do panic.
And you can sort of think clearly
now about the points
that were raised.
Stay quiet, not a sound.
It's smart having everyone
turned their phones on silent
and vibrate off two.
I think it was really helpful.
Good advice to know what can happen
and how we can survive.
Has it changed how
you would have reacted?
Because I would have
went on Snapchat and
posted everything, so...
Rather than run?
The question is, could the money be
better spent on other dangers?
The children. Terrorism is by no
means the biggest killer. It is the
road. Nearly 5,000 children under 16
are killed every year on foot by a
There are always difficult
choices about where to spend money
and for me, it is important we spend
it in this area. It is unlikely a
young person will be involved in a
terror attack, book for me, young
people are telling us through the
survey that we have completed with
them that they want to have a
discussion around terrorism.
attacks this year in London and
Manchester took some of the youngest
victims of terror this country has
ever seen. The Met hopes this video
will not just save lives, but also
encourage young people to face up to
the threat of terror, no matter how
rare and attackers.
Turning now to what is the largest
transport project in Western Europe.
Crossrail costs nearly £15 billion
and will carry an estimated two
hundred million passengers a year.
The East-West rail service
will connect Reading, in Berkshire,
to and from Shenfield,
in Essex, through Central London.
A key part of the link will be
the new tunnel coming
into Tottenham Court Road.
Our transport correspondent,
Tom Edwards, got special access
ahead of some services
beginning next year.
Right, we're at Bond Street Station
and we're just about to go into
the running tunnels.
This is a rare look at what will one
day be an everyday commute.
Then you'll see how all the railway
systems fit and the works
that we're undertaking
at the moment.
Our guide is Greg Purcell.
When Bond Street is finished,
137,000 passengers a day will use
this station and these platforms.
This is where the passengers
will be, eventually.
Yeah, that's the platform screen
doors all the way down and they go
the full length of the tunnel.
Each platform is over
250 metres long.
You've got the platform screen door
and behind that is the track.
And so you'll stand here,
get on the train and off.
Yep, the doors will open,
train turns up...
Off you go, on your merry way.
It'll take one minute to travel
by train to the next station.
For us, it takes a little
longer, as we're passed
between different contractors.
Above us, Oxford Street.
Yeah, Oxford Street above us,
Central Line above us,
which you can just hear.
The tunnels are finished, but there
are still 1,400 workers on site.
Soon, the power lines will go in.
The Metro section means you've got
quite a lot of stations that
are quite close together.
So between Bond Street
and Tottenham Court Road
is between 800 and 1,000 metres.
Before we're allowed
onto the tracks, there are checks
to make sure engineering
trains aren't running.
We've got about 500 metres
to go before we get
into Tottenham Court Road,
so it's a matter of seconds.
These are the platforms
at Tottenham Court Road.
What's striking here is just how
long these platforms
are - and when it's finished,
24 trains an hour will
come through here.
The walk took about an hour,
it'll take one minute by train.
Services are due to start running
through Central London
at the end of next year.
Tom Edwards, BBC London News.
Sir Mo Farah has described
receiving his knighthood
as "a dream come true".
Britain's most decorated track
athlete says meeting
the Queen is right up
there with winning
his Olympic medals.
He's just moved back home
to the capital to focus
on his road-running.
More from our sports
reporter, Sara Orchard.
The double double!
Four Olympic titles!
He's Great Britain's most
successful track athlete.
With four Olympic Golds and six
World Championship medals,
today was the time to add yet
another title, with the Queen
on hand to confer his knighthood.
Sir Mohamed Farah,
for Services to Athletics.
It's in recognition for a career
that has scaled the heights.
Sir Mohamed Farah is the only
athlete in modern Olympic history
to win both the 5,000 and 10,000
metres at successive Olympic Games.
It's definitely way up there, close
to my Olympic medals, for sure.
You know, to come here, to Britain,
at the age of eight,
not speaking a word
of English, and to achieve
what I have achieved over
the years and to be knighted,
there's no words really to describe.
Mohamed Farah arrived in this
country as a boy with nothing.
Mo's story remains
an inspiration to many.
When he arrived from Somalia,
having been split from his twin
brother, he attended Feltham
Community College, where Mo's
athletics talent was spotted.
It's been an incredible
journey and I've enjoyed
every part of it but,
at the same time, you know,
anything is possible in life.
If you work hard at it.
I remember going to school
with my wife when we were younger,
we never dreamed of coming
to Buckingham Palace.
Back in 1999, aged just 16,
he won the Mini London Marathon
and having now retired from track
running, he's back living in London
to focus on road racing.
He could even compete
for Great Britain in the marathon
at the Tokyo Olympics in 2020.
Sara Orchard, BBC London News.
That's it for now from me,
so I'll say goodnight and hand
you over to Chris Fawkes
for the weather.
A quick look at the satellite
picture, with extensive cloud across
the UK. The exception to the North
West of Scotland where it is more
broken and more sunshine. Why am I
talking about the Scottish weather?
Sunny skies are coming our way but
not until Friday. Before then,
cloudy and that will thicken further
overnight to bring outbreaks of
light rain by the end of the night,
so turning damp. 8-9d so a mild
night. Wednesday, rain first thing
in the morning. It should move out
of the way reasonably quickly.
Leaving a lot of cloud. That will be
quite low. A chance of some mist
over the tops of the Chilterns and
it could be murky for a time but the
cloud with us for much of the day
with not much sunshine. It could be
big enough for rain and even into
the afternoon. Highs of 12 degrees.
More cloud on the way on Thursday.
Rain on Thursday evening. And the
Scot is sunshine on Friday.