Former Children's Secretary Ed Balls has defended removing the child protection chief at the centre of the Baby P scandal in Haringey.
Woman Dies After Being Hit By Branch
A woman has died after being hit by a falling tree branch at Kew Gardens during rain and gusts of wind yesterday.
The victim, believed to be around 30 years old, died yesterday afternoon.
The London Ambulance Service says an air ambulance was sent to the scene and extensive efforts were made to revive the woman.
Her death is not being treated as suspicious.
Forecasters are predicting more heavy downpours and gales of upto 55 miles per hour across London.
Two women who were seriously sexually assaulted by a London cabbie have been awarded compensation totalling £41,250 from the Metropolitan Police.
Snowboarder Jenny Jones says her laptop with photos from the Winter Olympics has been stolen from her car in West London.
A seventh man has been arrested in connection with the death of a cash-and-carry owner who was pushed under a lorry in Barking.
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