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It's wrap-up time for our live news updates today. Thanks for joining us, hope you found some of it useful.

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A lorry carrying 26 pallets of wine was stopped and seized by the police on the A2 in Bexley.

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News Shopper: The lorry was seized by the police on the A2 near Bexley.


We've got some fun content lined up for tomorrow including a chance for anti-Valentines to let off steam about why they hate the occasion so much!

In the meantime, here is a gift guide for any last-minute shoppers along with the chance to win a romantic hot air balloon ride

News Shopper: Making an entrance


Read about a Hither Green mum's battle to solve the "medical mystery" which killed her asthmatic nine-year-old daughter.

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News Shopper: Hother Green mum's battle to solve asthma 'medical mystery' that killed 9-year-old daughter


Second man arrested after "huge" police operation across Chislehurst and Downham that followed robbery of cash delivery driver in Eltham.

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News Shopper: Capstone Road.


Delays of up to 10 minutes possible on Southeastern between Dartford and Strood due to speed restrictions. Southeastern don't currently have an estimate for when normal service will resume.

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Two MPs are on the site today for fighting different causes.

Dartford’s MP Gareth Johnson has taken Southeastern to task over its perceived failings at a specially organised Parliamentary debate.

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And Bexleyheath & Crayford MP David Evennett has given in his support to a new measure which would ban drivers from smoking in the car while carrying children.

Click here to see what he says about it

Go to the articles to have your say on the issues raised.

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Reaction from neighbours of a woman who fell from a second-floor balcony in Anerley last night.

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News Shopper: Woman in Anerley airlifted to hospital after falling from block of flats


A £20,000 reward has been made available to help solve the murder of a Lewisham pimp two years ago.

See the full story

News Shopper: Detectives appeal after Earl Warburton was found dead in his flat in Loampit Hill a year ago


Facinating stuff ... not long ago Bromley had a physical barrier dividing the rich and poor.

Read about it here

News Shopper: The wall on Alexandra Crescent stopped 'vulgar' types at bay - photo Lewisham Borough Council


Abbey Wood transformed? Work will begin this month on the £85m Cross Quarter Sainsbury's development.

Full details here

News Shopper: An artist's impression of the scheme


Also today we're inviting you to share your views on tattoos. Do you think they are artistic or ugly?

Post your comments here

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Ex-EastEnders actor Stuart Anthony, who now runs the Royal Standard pub in Bexleyheath, is campaigning against the drinking craze Neknomination.

Read about it here and have your say

News Shopper: Stuart Antony outside the pub in Lion Road, Bexleyheath.



A worried parent tells how she was "shocked" after discovering her 11-year-old son had accessed pornography on social networking website Instagram.

Read the full story here


Hard times in Lewisham ahead, with council 'forced' to make £95m of cuts over the next four years.

Read all about it here

News Shopper: Mayor of Lewisham Sir Steve Bullock cuts the ribbon for Age Exchange in Blackheath's new community building


A woman in Anerley was airlifted to hospital last night after falling from a block of flats.

More details here

News Shopper: London Air Ambulance celebrates 25 years of service


If you're not feeling very romantic for tomorrow here are our top five anti-Valentine's things you can do, including partying with Joey Essex in Bexleyheath.

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Kelly Brook is the celeb who most closely resembles the 'perfect girlfriend' for London men.

See what men say they're looking for in the ideal woman

News Shopper: Kelly Brook for Sky Go Extra.JPG


Make sure you're at Erith Riverside Shopping Centre tomorrow between 10am and 1pm to enter our Valentine's Day photo contest. You could win a hamper of goodies by having your pic taken with a loved one.

More details here

News Shopper: Valentine’s Day Concert tickets to be won


Speaking of sinkholes, have you seen the story about the big one that's opened up in a Barnehurst back garden?

Read all about it here

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Some reasonably good news for motorists ... the M2 has partially reopened between junctions 5 and 6 as the Highways Agency gets to grips with a 50ft sinkhole.

Click here for the latest travel advice

News Shopper: sinkhole


Can you help a man who suffered a cardiac arrest in Orpington High Street find the person who saved his life? Were yoiu the kind person who helped or know who it was? Details and how to get in touch here



We start with the news that West Kingsdown skeleton slider Lizzy Yarnold has stormed into the lead of the women’s competition at the Winter Olympics.

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News Shopper: Lizzy Yarnold has a great chance of Olympic gold.


Good morning. Welcome to News Shopper's live updates for today. Follow this page throughout the day for the latest news, travel, weather and other snippets of information from our newsroom. Hope you find it useful.


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