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  • One of the first Black women to arrive last century from Guyana has been telling primary school children in Brixton what it was like to leave her family. 101-year old Olive Gordon was visiting the pupils as part of Black History Month.
    One of the first Black women to arrive last century from Guyana has been telling primary school children in Brixton what it was like to leave her family. 101-year old Olive Gordon was visiting the pupils as part of Black History Month.
    Duration: 03min | 10/10/2016

    #BlackHistoryMonth #Guyana #101 @bbcradiolondon

  • Pupils at Applegarth Academy in New Addington claim the use of distressing images of children in charity ads is undignified. hear what Jess Crombie - Deputy Director of Visual Creative at Save the Children had to say to Eddie Nestor
    Pupils at Applegarth Academy in New Addington claim the use of distressing images of children in charity ads is undignified. hear what Jess Crombie - Deputy Director of Visual Creative at Save the Children had to say to Eddie Nestor
    Duration: 04min | 14/04/2016
  • Bored on Boxing Day? Weve got it covered here on BBC Radio London!
    Bored on Boxing Day? We've got it covered here on BBC Radio London!
    Duration: 53s | 23/12/2015

    @julieburchill @suzanne_moore @annareporting

  • After a Muslim student at a private school was questioned by #Prevent officers because he used the words eco terrorism in a French class, his mum Iffat Smith tells @Eds30 he was targeted because of his religion
    After a Muslim student at a private school was questioned by #Prevent officers because he used the words 'eco terrorism' in a French class, his mum Iffat Smith tells @Eds30 he was targeted because of his religion
    Duration: 02min | 30/11/2015

    @eds30 @bbcradiolondon #Muslim #Prevent

  • Rapper Professor Green tells Eddie Nestor about his fathers suicide.
    Rapper Professor Green tells Eddie Nestor about his father's suicide.
    Duration: 07min | 27/10/2015

    @eds30 @bbcradiolondon @professorgreen #malessuicide

  • Goodbye BBC London 94.9, welcome back BBC Radio London...
    Goodbye BBC London 94.9, welcome back BBC Radio London...
    Duration: 03min | 06/10/2015

    To mark the return of BBC Radio London, we look back at the years leading up to this point with a few memories from the archives. of BBC London 94.9. Many thanks for listening...

  • Second World War child internees reunited....
    Second World War child internees reunited....
    Duration: 01min | 25/09/2015

    During the Second World War, hundreds of British children were interned in camps in Shanghai. When the war ended, the children were brought on board HMS Belfast, and the crew organised a party. Seventy years on, the warship - which is moored on the Thames - has hosted another celebration to commemorate the day. Many of the 'children' from the Shanghai party were there, as well as one surviving member of the crew. BBC London 94.9's David Friend was invited along. http://www.iwm.org.uk/visits/hms-belfast

  • Calais Migrant Crisis: Is death a risk worth taking?
    Calais Migrant Crisis: Is death a risk worth taking?
    Duration: 05min | 23/09/2015

    What makes Londoners travel to Calais in order to help migrants living at the makeshift camp known as the "Jungle"? BBC London 94.9's David Friend joined up with a group called London2Calais to find out. As well as offering aid to those living in the camp they took part in a march in solidarity with those trying to come to the UK.

  • Cosmonauts land in London...
    Cosmonauts land in London...
    Duration: 02min | 17/09/2015

    What's described as the greatest collection of Soviet spacecraft and artefacts, ever seen outside of Russia, has landed at the Science Museum in South Kensington. Objects include a 5 metre lunar lander which was built in 1969 and kept secret from the world until 1989. There's also a space toilet and shower, and a dog ejector seat. Getting a special preview of the exhibition today was the first woman in space, Valentina Tereshkova. She was reunited with the landing pod which brought her back to earth. BBC London 94.9's David Friend was invited along too... www.sciencemuseum.org.uk

  • Battle of Britain: Everyone was pulling together.
    Battle of Britain: "Everyone was pulling together".
    Duration: 02min | 15/09/2015

    #BattleofBritain September 15th is Battle of Britain Day. It marks the decisive aerial encounter of the battle, when the RAF broke up two Luftwaffe raids on London . Paul Richey was a fighter pilot who, due to injury, spent the Battle of Britain on the ground. His daughter, Emma Williams, has been telling BBC London 94.9 that didn't stop him being VERY involved... With thanks to Imperial War Museums: http://www.iwm.org.uk

  • Sadiq Khan - what is the biggest issue for Londoners?
    Sadiq Khan - what is the biggest issue for Londoners?
    Duration: 08min | 11/09/2015

    The newly selected Labour candidate for Mayor of London has been speaking to BBC London 94.9's Eddie Nestor. How did the Tooting MP respond when asked, what is the biggest issue for Londoners at next May's election?

  • Is there a memorial to the Holocaust in London?
    "Is there a memorial to the Holocaust in London?"
    Duration: 02min | 10/09/2015

    Imperial War Museum, London is bidding become the site of a proposed new national Holocaust Memorial and Learning Centre. The Museum's current Holocaust exhibition attracts a around a million visitors a year but a new grant of £5m could allow it to become the centre of holocaust remembrance in the UK. The Director General of Imperial War Museums, Diane Lees has been speaking to BBC London 94.9's Penny and Paul...

  • Joanne Good, Gyles Brandreth, Miley Cyrus and the BBC London 94.9 lift....
    Joanne Good, Gyles Brandreth, Miley Cyrus and the BBC London 94.9 lift....
    Duration: 01min | 08/09/2015

    Listen to Gyles Brandreth telling BBC London 94.9's Joanne Good how an appearance on her show led to a twerking encounter with Miley Cyrus.... Miley Cyrus picture: Getty Images

  • 75 years since the Blitz: These houses were rubble....
    75 years since the Blitz: "These houses were rubble.... "
    Duration: 02min | 07/09/2015

    Today marks the seventy-fifth anniversary of the start of the Blitz - the German bombing campaign which lasted from Autumn 1940 to Spring 1941. On the seventh of September 1940 - the Luftwaffe, launched a massive raid on London. More than 350 bombers flew across the Channel from airfields in France and dropped 300 tonnes of bombs on the docks and streets of the East End. BBC London 94.9's David Friend has been to visit one of the survivors... With thanks to Imperial War Museums: http://www.iwm.org.uk/

  • Patrick Ness - Camerons response was inconceivably feeble...
    Patrick Ness - Cameron's response was inconceivably feeble...
    Duration: 07min | 04/09/2015

    Author Patrick Ness has helped raise more than a quarter of a million pounds for the Syrian refugee crisis. He set up a fundraising page with the aim, initially, of raising £10,000. Patrick has been speaking to BBC London 94.9's Eddie Nestor... http://uk.virginmoneygiving.com/PatrickNess

  • Heston Blumenthal: School never engaged me enough to question...
    Heston Blumenthal: School never engaged me enough to question...
    Duration: 04min | 03/09/2015

    A new GCSE aimed at inspiring more boys to study cookery has been launched by chef Heston Blumenthal. The course will look at the science behind food and global issues like food shortages as well as the basics of cookery and nutrition. Heston was at St Michael's College in Bermondsey this morning and told BBC London 94.9 cooking is a crucial subject that is overlooked by too many pupils ...

  • Do you have a spare bedroom for a refugee?
    Do you have a spare bedroom for a refugee?
    Duration: 06min | 03/09/2015

    One of Labour's candidates for London Mayor has challenged Boris Johnson to offer to take in two thousand Syrian refugees. Gareth Thomas, who's the MP for Harrow West, has told Vanessa Feltz that London has a responsibility to help and Boris should meet the leader of every borough to devise a strategy. But how did he respond when asked if he could offer a room to a refugee?

  • This could be anyones child
    This could be anyone's child
    Duration: 03min | 03/09/2015

    The Independent's Oliver Wright defends the newspaper's decision to publish a picture of a little boy washed up dead on the shores of Turkey. He was three years old and is thought to have drowned with other members of his family as they tried to cross from war-torn Syria to Europe. Oliver has been speaking to the BBC London 94.9 Breakfast Show with Penny and Paul...

  • How to use an escalator
    How to use an escalator
    Duration: 01min | 28/08/2015

    Officials in Japan are championing the "no-walk campaign" and encouraging people to stand still and to use both sides of the escalator to try and reduce the number of accidents.

  • Paul Young calls Robert Elms to take part in this weeks Fourfer...
    Paul Young calls Robert Elms to take part in this week's Fourfer...
    Duration: 02min | 28/08/2015

    Listen to singer Paul Young calling BBC London 94.9's Robert Elms to take part in this week's Little Feat Fourfer...

  • LISTEN: The unions have won this battle in their war against Londoners...
    LISTEN: The unions have won this battle in their war against Londoners...
    Duration: 01min | 27/08/2015

    The London Underground has delayed plans to introduce an all-night tube service. It was due to start on the twelfth of September. Unions are unhappy about proposed pay and conditions. Andrew Boff is a Conservative member of the London Assembly. He's been speaking to BBC London 94.9's Duncan Barkes...

  • RMT - We are not against the night Tube at all...
    RMT - We are not against the night Tube at all...
    Duration: 01min | 27/08/2015

    Plans to launch an all-night Tube service on September 12 have been deferred. London Underground said it wanted to allow more time for talks with unions to reach a deal on pay and conditions for the new service. BBC London 94.9's Duncan Barkes has been speaking to the RMT's Steve Hedley.

  • So you think A levels are easy?
    So you think A levels are easy?
    Duration: 24s | 13/08/2015

    It's A level results day, and for those of you who think the exams are easier now than back in the day, one of the students at St Marylebone School has something to tell you.

  • This is not an ideal situation for Mr Assange
    This is not an ideal situation for Mr Assange
    Duration: 03min | 13/08/2015

    A lawyer for the Wikileaks founder -- Julian Assange -- has told BBC London 94.9 he won't be leaving the Ecuadorian Embassy in London; even though Swedish prosecutors have dropped three cases of sexual misconduct against him. Mr Assange -- who denies wrongdoing -- has been living there for more than three years. One of his lawyers -- Per Samuelson -- has been speaking to Penny and Paul.

  • Should cyclists in London be able to ride red lights?
    Should cyclists in London be able to ride red lights?
    Duration: 12s | 12/08/2015

    Paris has just introduced new rules which mean riders can cycle through red signals at some junctions. With 8 cycling deaths in London this year alone, Charlie Lloyd from the London Cycling Campaign explains why it should be tried here.

  • Jeremy Corbyn on Corbynmania.. Well thats a bit embarrassing...
    Jeremy Corbyn on Corbynmania.. "Well that's a bit embarrassing..."
    Duration: 39s | 11/08/2015

    Jeremy Corbyn has told BBC London 94.9 he's "cautious" about his chances of victory in the Labour leadership contest. That's despite an opinion poll giving him a clear lead and bookmakers installing him as favourite to win. Listen to how the North Islington MP describes being at the centre of "Corbynmania"...

  • 500 pounds is quite a weight to go...
    500 pounds is quite a weight to go...
    Duration: 01min | 10/08/2015

    Firefighter Patrick Goldbourne speaks to BBC London 94.9's Anna O'Neill about the 500lb World War Two bomb which has been discovered in Bethnal Green.

  • My house is on top of the World War Two bomb...
    My house is on top of the World War Two bomb...
    Duration: 02min | 10/08/2015

    An unexploded 500lb World War Two bomb has been discovered in Bethnal Green. BBC London 94.9's Anna O'Neill has been speaking one woman who has been forced from her home because of the discovery...

  • From being thieves to being lifesavers....
    From being thieves to being lifesavers....
    Duration: 03min | 28/07/2015

    Author Joshua Levine's new book The Secret History of the Blitz is aimed at dispelling some of the myths about the Blitz. 2015 marks the 75th anniversary of the Blitz of 1940. BBC London 94.9's David Friend went to Imperial War Museum, London to speak to Joshua... www.iwm.org.uk

  • RAF Museum: Were all about the people stories...
    RAF Museum: We're all about the people stories...
    Duration: 01min | 22/07/2015

    London's RAF Museum has been nominated for a National Lottery Award for its First World War in the Air project. It's up against six other projects to be crowned the winner of the Best Heritage category. Voting closes on Monday with the winner announced in September. BBC London 94.9's David Friend went to the museum in Hendon to find out out why it's in the running... To vote for First World War in the Air, go to www.lotterygoodcauses.org.uk/project/first-world-war-air

  • The Wimbledon temple where Djokovic finds his Zen
    The Wimbledon temple where Djokovic finds his Zen
    Duration: 01min | 12/07/2015

    #Wimbledon finalist Novak #Djokovic visits the nearby Buddhapadipa Temple regularly while he's in London. Phramaha Bhatsakon tells Jumoké Fashola how meditation can improve focus and could help Djokovic win the trophy.

  • TUBE STRIKE: I think its going to be quite a tough day today
    TUBE STRIKE: "I think it's going to be quite a tough day today"
    Duration: 59s | 09/07/2015

    BBC London 94.9's David Friend has been speaking to James, a fruit seller whose pitch is outside Embankment Tube Station. Hear how much sympathy he has with today's strikers. #tubestrike

  • 7/7 Anniversary - Survivor Gill Hicks on the Walk Together campaign
    7/7 Anniversary - Survivor Gill Hicks on the Walk Together campaign
    Duration: 01min | 07/07/2015

    Gill Hicks lost both of her legs in the terrorist attack ten years ago. To mark the anniversary she joined Christian, Muslim and Jewish leaders at King's Cross before a procession to Tavistock Square, where a bomb destroyed a busy bus in 2005. She's been speaking to BBC London 94.9's Chris Rogers. #WalkTogether #SevenSeven

  • 7/7 Anniversary: I dont want anyone to ever be afraid to come to London
    7/7 Anniversary: "I don't want anyone to ever be afraid to come to London"
    Duration: 07min | 07/07/2015

    BBC London 94.9's Joanne Good attended today's Tavistock Square memorial, remembering those who died on a Number 30 bus, ten years ago. #7/7 #SevenSeven

  • 7/7 - Vanessa Feltz remembers the victims of the 7/7 bombings.
    7/7 - Vanessa Feltz remembers the victims of the 7/7 bombings.
    Duration: 06min | 07/07/2015

    Ten years ago four suicide bombers attacked the public transport system in London during the morning rush hour. Fifty-two people were killed and more than seven hundred people were injured when explosions hit three underground trains and a bus. A decade on BBC London 94.9's Vanessa Feltz pays tribute to those who died... #7/7 #SevenSeven

  • 7/7 Anniversary - There was a sense of panic...
    7/7 Anniversary - There was a sense of panic...
    Duration: 02min | 07/07/2015

    10 years ago, the first caller to speak to BBC London 94.9 about what was happening was a listener called Tyrone. To mark the 10th anniversary of the bombs, Vanessa Feltz met with Tyrone at Liverpool Street Station. #7/7

  • 7/7 Anniversary - how the day unfolded on BBC London 94.9
    7/7 Anniversary - how the day unfolded on BBC London 94.9
    Duration: 02min | 07/07/2015

    Ten years ago four suicide bombers attacked the public transport system in London during the morning rush hour. Fifty-two people were killed and and more than seven hundred people were injured when explosions hit three underground trains and a bus. Now, we look back on how the day unfolded on BBC London 94.9...

  • LISTEN: 7/7 Anniversary - BBC London 94.9 revisits the bomb sites.
    LISTEN: 7/7 Anniversary - BBC London 94.9 revisits the bomb sites.
    Duration: 03min | 07/07/2015

    Ten years ago today four home-grown suicide bombers attacked the public transport system in London during the morning rush hour. Fifty-two people were killed and and more than seven hundred people were injured when explosions hit three underground trains and a bus. A decade on, BBC London 94.9's David Friend has been back to each of the bomb sites:

  • 7/7 - Boris Johnson: They did not divide London.
    7/7 - Boris Johnson: They did not divide London.
    Duration: 40s | 07/07/2015

    On the 10th anniversary of the 7/7 bombings, Mayor Boris Johnson tells BBC London 94.9 the murderers failed in their aim to divide London. #7/7

  • 7/7 - Its always possible they will get through...
    7/7 - It's always possible they will get through...
    Duration: 01min | 07/07/2015

    On the 10th anniversary of the 7/7 London bombings, Metropolitan Police Commissioner Sir Bernard Hogan Howe tells BBC London 94.9's Breakfast Show there is always a chance of another attack by terrorists in the capital. He says we have to act together to make sure they don't succeed. #7/7

  • Eddie Nestor gets a big surprise...
    Eddie Nestor gets a big surprise...
    Duration: 09min | 02/07/2015

    Drivetime's Eddie Nestor is off to climb Mount Kilimanjaro to raise money for a number of charities. Before he went we thought we'd give him a little encouragement... For more information visit: http://geestor.co.uk/silimanjaro/#

  • The Battle of the Somme...
    The Battle of the Somme...
    Duration: 02min | 01/07/2015

    A public ballot has been launched to allow 8000 people to attend the Battle of the Somme centenary event in a year's time. The ceremony in France takes place on July 1st next year. The Government is also allocating a further four-million pounds to the Heritage Lottery Fund so communities can explore and share local connections to the First World War. Today's announcement was made at the Guards Memorial overlooking Horse Guards Parade. BBC London 94.9's David Friend spoke to the Culture Secretary John Whittingdale... For more information go to: www.somme2016.org

  • London Mayor Boris Johnson is criticised by his own sister...
    London Mayor Boris Johnson is criticised by his own sister...
    Duration: 01min | 23/06/2015

    Rachel Johnson has criticised her brother, London Mayor Boris Johnson, over Black Cabs in London. Speaking to BBC London 94.9's Joanne Good, she said he needs to do more to protect the licensed cab trade in the capital.

  • Julian Assange is a refugee...
    Julian Assange is a refugee...
    Duration: 05min | 19/06/2015

    WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange has now spent three years inside the Ecuadoran embassy in London. Mr Assange, who denies allegations he sexually assaulted two women in Sweden, faces arrest if he leaves the building. It's thought the cost of providing a 24 hour police presence has now past 10 million pounds. One of Julian Assange's most vocal supporters has been the journalist and film-maker John Pilger. He's been speaking to BBC London 94.9's Eddie Nestor... #WikiLeaks #Assange

  • Maida Vale Stations 100th Birthday...
    Maida Vale Station's 100th Birthday...
    Duration: 02min | 05/06/2015

    Maida Vale Station on the Bakerloo Line is celebrating its 100th birthday. When it opened, on June 6th 1915, it was staffed entirely by women. They were filling the roles left open by the departure of men to the Fronts of World War One. Celebrations have been taking place at the station and BBC London 94.9's David Friend was invited.

  • Londons First Air Raid...
    London's First Air Raid...
    Duration: 02min | 29/05/2015

    It's 100 years since London first came under attack from the air. On the evening of May 31st 1915 an incendiary bomb was dropped, from a German Zeppelin airship, onto the roof of a home in Stoke Newington. Hackney Council has now unveiled a new plaque at the site of the incident. BBC London 94.9's David Friend went there to find out more... #WW1 #WW1AtHome www.iwm.org.uk www.iancastlezeppelin.co.uk www.hackney.gov.uk

  • The Sound of London Sacred Harp...
    The Sound of London Sacred Harp...
    Duration: 05min | 25/05/2015

    Widely practiced in the American South before the Civil War, Sacred Harp singing has crossed the pond and is becoming more popular here in London. The name comes from the title of the book from which the songs are sung. The notes are shapes which help the singers read music. To find out more, BBC London 94.9's David Friend took a trip to St George's Church, Bloomsbury and was introduced to a man called Michael Walker... #SacredHarp #ShapeNote @LDNSacredHarp londonsacredharp.org

  • Jude Whytes parents were killed in a bomb blast in Belfast and he forgave their killers
    Jude Whyte's parents were killed in a bomb blast in Belfast and he forgave their killers
    Duration: 03min | 24/05/2015

    In 1984, Jude Whyte's parents were killed in a bomb blast in Belfast. He tells Jumoké Fashola how he was able to understand, and forgive, his parents killers in the week that Prince Charles shook hands with Sinn Fein leader Gerry Adams.

  • In being fortunate to survive...I now know where I can help
    "In being fortunate to survive...I now know where I can help"
    Duration: 03min | 15/05/2015

    This week is Mental Health Awareness Week.. On Saturday May 16th a charity walk's taking place through London with the aim of ending the stigma of mental illness. Walking Out of Darkness is organised by suicide prevention charity Clasp. BBC London 94.9's David Friend has been finding out more from Clasp's CEO Kenny Johnston... http://www.claspcharity.com/walkingoutofdarkness.htm

  • The Force is strong in London...
    The Force is strong in London...
    Duration: 02min | 15/05/2015

    A new Star Wars exhibition is opening at Madame Tussaud's. BBC London 94.9's David Friend was invited along for a sneak preview... https://starwars.madametussauds.com/london/en/ #StarWars

  • 3 year old Georgia died suddenly on Christmas Day and her parents donated her organs
    3 year old Georgia died suddenly on Christmas Day and her parents donated her organs
    Duration: 10min | 12/05/2015

    On Christmas Day 2013, Ilse Fieldsend's 3-year-old daughter Georgia died suddenly of a ruptured brain aneurysm. On that same day, she made the decision to allow Georgia's organs to be used to save six other lives. Now, to mark what would have been Georgia's fifth birthday, Ilse has released a song to raise money for the Children's Critical Care Unit at Kings College Hospital.

  • Kensingtons new Conservative MP Victoria Borwick speaks to BBC London 94.9
    Kensington's new Conservative MP Victoria Borwick speaks to BBC London 94.9
    Duration: 01min | 08/05/2015

    Victoria Borwick takes over Kensington after the departure of Sir Malcolm Rifkind. She's been speaking to BBC London 94.9's Vanessa Feltz. #GE2015 #Election2015

  • Hackney South and Shoreditch MP Meg Hillier speaks to Vanessa Feltz
    Hackney South and Shoreditch MP Meg Hillier speaks to Vanessa Feltz
    Duration: 59s | 08/05/2015

    Labour's Meg Hillier held on to her Hackney South and Shoreditch seat. She spoke to BBC London 94.9's Vanessa Feltz about her win. #GE2015 #Election2015

  • Enfield North has Joan Ryan back as its Labour MP
    Enfield North has Joan Ryan back as its Labour MP
    Duration: 01min | 08/05/2015

    Joan Ryan is back as Enfield North's MP. She's been speaking to BBC London 94.9's Anna O'Neill. #GE2015 #Election2015

  • Brent North Labour MP Barry Gardiner speaks to BBC London 94.9
    Brent North Labour MP Barry Gardiner speaks to BBC London 94.9
    Duration: 01min | 08/05/2015

    Barry Gardiner held on to Brent North for the Labour Party. He's been speaking to BBC London 94.9's Andy Rowley. #GE2015 #Election

  • The new Conservative MP for Sutton and Cheam, Paul Scully, speaks to BBC London 94.9
    The new Conservative MP for Sutton and Cheam, Paul Scully, speaks to BBC London 94.9
    Duration: 01min | 08/05/2015

    Paul Scully speaks to BBC London 94.9's Louise Pepper after winning Sutton and Cheam from the Liberal Democrats. #GE2015 #Election2015

  • Labour MP Wes Streeting gains seat in Ilford North
    Labour MP Wes Streeting gains seat in Ilford North
    Duration: 02min | 08/05/2015

    #GE2015 Labour MP Wes Streeting gains seat in Ilford North from Conservative Lee Scott

  • Conservative MP Gavin Barwell holds his seat in Croydon Central
    Conservative MP Gavin Barwell holds his seat in Croydon Central
    Duration: 01min | 08/05/2015

    #GE2015 Conservative MP Gavin Barwell speaks on the BBC London 94.9 Breakfast show after news he remains MP for Croydon Central.

  • Labour MP Neil Coyle gains seat in Bermondsey and Old Southwark
    Labour MP Neil Coyle gains seat in Bermondsey and Old Southwark
    Duration: 01min | 08/05/2015

    #GE2015 Neil Coyle, new Labour MP for Bermondsey and Old Southwark, speaks on the BBC London 94.9FM breakfast show after taking the seat from Lib Dems Simon Hughes

  • Labour MP Diane Abbott retains Hackney North and Stoke Newington
    Labour MP Diane Abbott retains Hackney North and Stoke Newington
    Duration: 02min | 08/05/2015

    #GE2015 Labour MP Diane Abbott speaks on the BBC London breakfast show after retaining her seat in the Hackney North and Stoke Newington constituency

  • Londons only surviving Lib Dem MP, Tom Brake #GE2015
    London's only surviving Lib Dem MP, Tom Brake #GE2015
    Duration: 02min | 08/05/2015

    Liberal Democrat MP Tom Brake the only Lib Dem to retain his seat in the capital. Speaking live on BBC London 94.9 Breakfast Show with Penny Smith and Paul Ross.

  • Conservative MP Iain Duncan Smith retains Chingford  Woodford Green
    Conservative MP Iain Duncan Smith retains Chingford & Woodford Green
    Duration: 02min | 08/05/2015

    As the #GE2015 unfolds, MP Iain Duncan Smith speaks to BBC London 94.9 Breakfast as he retains his seat in Chingford and Woodford Green.

  • MP Bob Neill holds BROMLEY  CHISLEHURST for the Conservatives
    MP Bob Neill holds BROMLEY & CHISLEHURST for the Conservatives
    Duration: 02min | 08/05/2015

    #GE2015

  • Labours Catherine West new MP for Hornsey and Wood Green
    Labour's Catherine West new MP for Hornsey and Wood Green
    Duration: 02min | 08/05/2015

    Newly elected Labour MP for Hornsey and Wood Green, Catherine West, speaks to BBC London 94.9 Breakfast Show.

  • BBC London General Election Montage
    BBC London General Election Montage
    Duration: 02min | 08/05/2015

    How #GE2015 unfolded on BBC London 94.9FM.

  • Brentford and Isleworth is won for Labour by Ruth Cadbury
    Brentford and Isleworth is won for Labour by Ruth Cadbury
    Duration: 04min | 08/05/2015

    Labour has gained Brentford and Isleworth from the Conservatives. Winner Ruth Cadbury has been speaking to BBC London 94.9's Ian Williams. #GE2015 #Election2015

  • Chipping Barnet is held by Conservative Theresa Villiers
    Chipping Barnet is held by Conservative Theresa Villiers
    Duration: 02min | 08/05/2015

    Chipping Barnet MP Theresa Villiers speaks to Valley Fontaine after holding on to her seat. #GE2015 #Election2015

  • Finchley and Golders Green is held by Conservative Mike Freer
    Finchley and Golders Green is held by Conservative Mike Freer
    Duration: 02min | 08/05/2015

    Conservative MP Mike Freer speaks to BBC London 94.9 after holding his Finchley and Golders Green seat. #GE2015 #Election2015

  • Boris Johnson heads back to Parliament as MP for Uxbridge and South Ruislip
    Boris Johnson heads back to Parliament as MP for Uxbridge and South Ruislip
    Duration: 05min | 08/05/2015

    London Mayor Boris Johnson is back in Parliament but tells BBC London 94.9 he can handle more than one job... #GE2015 #Election2015

  • Ealing North Stephen Pound MP stands by Ed Miliband
    Ealing North Stephen Pound MP stands by Ed Miliband
    Duration: 02min | 08/05/2015

    Ealing North's Labour MP Stephen Pound holds his seat and tells BBC London 94.9's Richard Main he stands by Ed Miliband. #GE2015 #Election2015

  • Brent Centrals new Labour MP Dawn Butler speaks to BBC London 94.9
    Brent Central's new Labour MP Dawn Butler speaks to BBC London 94.9
    Duration: 02min | 08/05/2015

    BBC London 94.9's Andy Rowley catches up with Brent Central's new Labour MP, Dawn Butler. #GE2015 #Election2015

  • Enfield Southgate MP David Burrowes speaks to BBC London 94.9...
    Enfield Southgate MP David Burrowes speaks to BBC London 94.9...
    Duration: 01min | 08/05/2015

    David Burrowes holds Enfield Southgate for the Conservatives and then meets BBC London 94.9's Anna O'Neill. #GE2015 #Election2015

  • Kingston and Surbitons new Conservative MP James Berry gives his reaction to BBC London 94.9
    Kingston and Surbiton's new Conservative MP James Berry gives his reaction to BBC London 94.9
    Duration: 03min | 08/05/2015

    James Berry speaks to BBC London 94.9's Nick Godwin after winning Kingston and Surbiton from the Liberal Democrats. #GE2015 #Election2015

  • Edmontons new Labour MP Kate Osamor speaks to BBC London 94.9
    Edmonton's new Labour MP Kate Osamor speaks to BBC London 94.9
    Duration: 02min | 08/05/2015

    Labour's Kate Osamor speaks to BBC London 94.9's Anna O'Neill about reaching Parliament... #GE2015 #Election2015

  • Richmond Park MP Zac Goldsmith on holding his seat...
    Richmond Park MP Zac Goldsmith on holding his seat...
    Duration: 02min | 08/05/2015

    Zac Goldmsith's tells BBC London 94.9's Phil Parry why he thinks it's been a very strong night for the Conservative Party. #GE2015 #Election2015

  • Hendon MP Matthew Offord speaks to BBC London 94.9 after holding his seat...
    Hendon MP Matthew Offord speaks to BBC London 94.9 after holding his seat...
    Duration: 43s | 08/05/2015

    Conservative Matthew Offord speaks to BBC London 94.9's Valley Fontaine after holding his Hendon seat. #GE2015 #Election2015

  • Ealing Central and Actons new Labour MP speaks to BBC London 94.9
    Ealing Central and Acton's new Labour MP speaks to BBC London 94.9
    Duration: 55s | 08/05/2015

    Ealing Central and Acton's new Labour MP Rupa Huq gives her reaction to winning. #GE2015 #Election2015

  • Batterseas winning candidate, Jane Ellison, speaks to BBC London 94.9.
    Battersea's winning candidate, Jane Ellison, speaks to BBC London 94.9.
    Duration: 03min | 08/05/2015

    Conservative MP for Battersea Jane Ellison speaks to BBC London 94.9's Emma Jones after holding on to her seat... #GE2015 #Election2015

  • Tooting winning candidate Sadiq Khan speaks to BBC London 94.9
    Tooting winning candidate Sadiq Khan speaks to BBC London 94.9
    Duration: 03min | 08/05/2015

    Labour front-bencher, Sadiq Khan, has held onto his seat in Tooting. He's given his reaction to BBC London 94.9's Eddie Nestor. #GE2015 #ELECTION2015

  • Putney winning candidate Justine Greening speaks to BBC London 94.9
    Putney winning candidate Justine Greening speaks to BBC London 94.9
    Duration: 06min | 08/05/2015

    Conservative International Development Secretary, Justine Greening, has held onto her seat in Putney. She's been speaking to BBC London 94.9's Simon Lederman... #GE2015 #Election2015

  • Neville Watson (UKIP candidate for Edmonton)  Andy Love (former Lab/Co-op MP for Edmonton) speak to BBC London 94.9
    Neville Watson (UKIP candidate for Edmonton) & Andy Love (former Lab/Co-op MP for Edmonton) speak to BBC London 94.9
    Duration: 07min | 08/05/2015

    BBC London 94.9's Anna O'Neil speaks to former Labour/Co-op MP for Edmonton Andy Love, and Edmonton UKIP candidate Neville Watson #GE2015

  • Harriet Harman, Labour candidate for Camberwell  Peckham speaking to BBC London 94.9 #GE2015
    Harriet Harman, Labour candidate for Camberwell & Peckham speaking to BBC London 94.9 #GE2015
    Duration: 06min | 07/05/2015

    #GE2015

  • Green Party leader, Natalie Bennett, talking to .@BBCLondon949 #GE2015
    Green Party leader, Natalie Bennett, talking to .@BBCLondon949 #GE2015
    Duration: 03min | 07/05/2015

    Natalie Bennet talking to Simon Lederman on BBC London 94.9 #GE2015

  • Princess Myrtle?
    Princess Myrtle?
    Duration: 38s | 04/05/2015

    BBC London 94.9's Jo Good and Eddie Nestor discuss what they would have called the latest edition to the royal family...

  • VE Day: I hated the war...please let it be over...
    VE Day: I hated the war...please let it be over...
    Duration: 02min | 04/05/2015

    This week sees the 70th Anniversary of VE Day. On May 8th 1945 six years of war in Europe came to an end. Gladys Hale was thirteen and living in London when the war ended... She's been speaking to BBC London 94.9's David Friend. http://www.iwm.org.uk

  • VE Day: The most fantastic roar went on for several minutes...
    VE Day: The most fantastic roar went on for several minutes...
    Duration: 03min | 04/05/2015

    This week sees the 70th Anniversary of VE Day. On May 8th 1945 six years of war in Europe came to an end. Joy Hunter was an 18 year old working for Winston Churchill when the conflict was in its final stages. She's been speaking to BBC London 94.9's David Friend. http://www.iwm.org.uk

  • I should have really popped my clogs a long time ago...
    "I should have really popped my clogs a long time ago..."
    Duration: 09min | 01/05/2015

    Jo’s been to see one of her regular listeners, Julie. She's come home to London to be with her family after being diagnosed with terminal cancer…

  • The youngest person in the world to get a degree in music
    The youngest person in the world to get a degree in music
    Duration: 01min | 29/04/2015

    Eleven year old Curtis Elton from Barnet has just earned his music degree. His mum Hayley, who's a concert pianist herself, brought him in to play for Penny and Paul.

  • We are wheelchairs, not people...
    We are wheelchairs, not people...
    Duration: 06min | 28/04/2015

    The President of the Liberal Democrats has told BBC London 94.9 she felt like she was "just a package" after being told she couldn't get on a London bus because a child's buggy was in the wheelchair space. Baroness Sal Brinton, who uses a wheelchair, was asked to wait for the next bus. She is making a formal complaint to Transport for London. Baroness Brinton spoke to BBC London 94.9's Eddie Nestor this evening... Transport for London's Director of Buses Mike Weston told us: "I'm very sorry about Baroness Sal Brinton's experience. We have spoken to the bus operator Metroline and they are investigating. Our guidance to bus drivers clearly states that wheelchair users are to be given priority access to the dedicated space on our buses even if it is occupied by a buggy or other passengers".

  • Crystal Palace Food Market: This is our heart...
    Crystal Palace Food Market: This is our heart...
    Duration: 03min | 28/04/2015

    The Crystal Palace Food Market has been nominated for a BBC Food and Farming Award. The market, which began in 2012, is in the running for Best Food Market. BBC London 94.9's David Friend went to see why it's so special... http://www.crystalpalacefoodmarket.co.uk/

  • A mother from Northfields waits two days to hear if her son is alive after Nepal earthquake
    A mother from Northfields waits two days to hear if her son is alive after Nepal earthquake
    Duration: 02min | 28/04/2015

    HIba Dahab's son Abdullah was on his way to Mount Everest when the earthquake struck in Nepal. She tells Paul Ross and Penny Smith that for two days, she didn't know if he was alive or dead.

  • Remembering Gallipoli...they saw themselves as part of a bigger thing...
    Remembering Gallipoli..."they saw themselves as part of a bigger thing..."
    Duration: 02min | 24/04/2015

    BBC London 94.9's David Friend has been to New Zealand's Auckland War Memorial Museum to find out why this year's 100th anniversary of the Gallipoli campaign is just so important. Commemoration events are also taking place across London.

  • TOWER HAMLETS: Lets wait and see if he is convicted
    TOWER HAMLETS: "Let's wait and see if he is convicted"
    Duration: 03min | 23/04/2015

    Former Mayor of London Ken Livingstone has spoken in defence of Tower Hamlets Mayor Lutfur Rahman. Rahman has been thrown out of office by a judge who said he'd used bribery and other illegal practices to win the contest last May. The election in Tower Hamlets will now be re-run but Lutfur Rahman won't be allowed to stand again. Eddie Nestor spoke Ken Livingstone about the judgement....

  • His tears were of blood...
    His tears were of blood...
    Duration: 02min | 17/04/2015

    Hear how one London doctor traveled to Sierra Leone to battle the Ebola outbreak and how Londoners can help... Dr Javid Abdelmoneim from St Mary's Hospital in Paddington has been speaking to BBC London 94.9's Eddie Nestor... Médecins Sans Frontières is holding a Fun Run in Regents Park on the 25th April and the registration closes this weekend. http://www.msf.org.uk/msf-fun-run

  • Does London get too much arts funding?
    Does London get too much arts funding?
    Duration: 02min | 16/04/2015

    Jude Kelly, the Artistic Director of the Southbank Centre, has been speaking to BBC London 94.9's Robert Elms. She was asked if London gets too much funding when it comes to the arts. Her answer MIGHT surprise you...

  • Bloody Foreigners!
    "Bloody Foreigners!"
    Duration: 02min | 13/04/2015

    A special General Election newspaper - written by migrants, FOR migrants - has been launched in London today. The organisation Migrant Voice claims foreign-born nationals are largely under-represented in mainstream British media and they want that to change during the election campaign and beyond. BBC London 94.9's David Friend has been to Kings Cross Station to find out more... www.migrantvoice.org

  • Fancy a deep fried Easter Egg?
    Fancy a deep fried Easter Egg?
    Duration: 02min | 07/04/2015

    A pop-up restaurant has opened in east London which will deep fry any food you choose. Everything on the menu is coated in batter and dropped into the frier. Daily Telegraph journalist Harry Wallop has been brave enough to try it out. He's been speaking to BBC London 94.9's Chris Rogers... To find out more: http://www.telegraph.co.uk/foodanddrink/restaurants/11511517/How-do-you-like-your-Easter-eggs-deep-fried.html

  • Penny, Paul and Palin
    Penny, Paul and Palin
    Duration: 05min | 01/04/2015

    Former Python and world traveller Michael Palin talks to Penny Smith and Paul Ross about the launch of a new range of stamps celebrating British comedy royalty...

  • International Womens Day - remembering the role of women in World War One
    International Women's Day - remembering the role of women in World War One
    Duration: 02min | 06/03/2015

    Imperial War Museum, London, is marking International Women's Day by trying to highlight the role women played in World War One. Annie Mae Martin was living in St John's Wood when the war broke out and ended up serving in France in the Women's Auxillery Army Corps... Using archive from the IWM archive, BBC London 94.9's David Friend has been putting together her story. https://livesofthefirstworldwar.org/ Picture courtesy of Imperial War Museums

  • When is a debt not a debt? Liberal Democrat minister Simon Hughes is challenged on tuition fees...
    When is a debt not a debt? Liberal Democrat minister Simon Hughes is challenged on tuition fees...
    Duration: 03min | 06/03/2015

    Liberal Democrat minister Simon Hughes is challenged by BBC London 94.9 caller Jenny who was unhappy about university tuition fees.

  • Youre an incredible guy with such determination...
    You're an incredible guy with such determination...
    Duration: 05min | 27/02/2015

    Bobby Moore's widow Stephanie surprises 14 year old Jonjo Heuerman who's been on an 800 mile journey raising money to fight bowel cancer... Jonjo and his dad came in to BBC London 94.9 to speak to Eddie Nestor. https://www.justgiving.com/fornannyandbobby/ http://bobbymoorefund.cancerresearchuk.org/

  • How an empty Nutella jar caused a devastating fire which killed a family dog...
    How an empty Nutella jar caused a devastating fire which killed a family dog...
    Duration: 05min | 24/02/2015

    Eddie Nestor talks to Declan Murphy who told the story of how an empty Nutella jar caused a devastating fire in his home which killed the family dog. http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-london-31594956

  • Sir Peter Blake calls the Robert Elms Show and shares his passion for wrestling...
    Sir Peter Blake calls the Robert Elms Show and shares his passion for wrestling...
    Duration: 06min | 24/02/2015

    This week's Whose London, on the Robert Elms Show, was about wrestling in London. Artist Sir Peter Blake called in to share his love of the sport....

  • Bang is more than a radio station: BBC Community Media Reporters’ Day
    Bang is more than a radio station: BBC Community Media Reporters’ Day
    Duration: 02min | 23/02/2015

    BBC London 94.9's taking part in the BBC's first ever national day of partnership broadcasts with our colleagues at Community Radio Stations. To launch the partnership, we've begun working with Bang Radio, based in Harlesden. And as you're about to hear, it's a station offering much more than music alone…

  • Remembering Gallipoli: Last Post Project
    Remembering Gallipoli: Last Post Project
    Duration: 02min | 19/02/2015

    Musicians Paul Sartin, Cigdem Aslan and Tahir Palali come together to record a special Turkish folk song as part of the Last Post Project which is aimed at helping communities share personal stories about #WW1

  • It must be love...A BBC London 94.9 listener offers up an extraordinary declaration..
    It must be love...A BBC London 94.9 listener offers up an extraordinary declaration..
    Duration: 01min | 18/02/2015

    BBC London 94.9's Jason Rosam speaks to a listener who's keen to tell the world about the object of her desire...

  • Paul Nolan who filmed the footage of Chelsea fans pushing a black man off a train on the Metro  shouting racist chants talks to BBC London 94.9
    Paul Nolan who filmed the footage of Chelsea fans pushing a black man off a train on the Metro & shouting racist chants talks to BBC London 94.9
    Duration: 05min | 18/02/2015

    #chelsea #paris #racism #london #bbclondon #bbc #news

  • Gallipoli Anniversary: There will be pride but more, a sense of loss...
    Gallipoli Anniversary: "There will be pride but more, a sense of loss..."
    Duration: 02min | 17/02/2015

    Descendants of those who fought in the 1915 Gallipoli Campaign are being invited to take part in a London ceremony marking its 100th anniversary. One former serviceman has been telling BBC London 94.9's David Friend why he will be taking part. Helen Grant MP, who is the minister responsible for WW1 commemorations told us: "We are inviting descendants, whatever their nationality, to apply for free tickets to watch from a reserved area and actually join in the march past the Cenotaph. The public too are invited to come along." Those wishing to join the ceremony, at the Cenotaph on April 25th, have until Friday 20th February to register via: www.gov.uk/dcms To share stories about those who fought in WW1 you can visit: livesofthefirstworldwar.org

  • I adored that boy...the lesson is we need to all look after our children.
    I adored that boy...the lesson is we need to all look after our children.
    Duration: 01min | 11/02/2015

    The mother of a 14-year-old boy, murdered by a teenager he met through online gaming, has been speaking to BBC London 94.9's Eddie Nestor. Breck Bednar, from Caterham, was killed by Lewis Daynes after the 19-year-old lured him to his home in Essex. Breck's mother Lorin LaFave has been speaking about the dangers of internet gaming.

  • The dominant perspective in filmmaking is the white, privileged perspective.
    The dominant perspective in filmmaking is the white, privileged perspective.
    Duration: 01min | 05/02/2015

    Actor Eddie Marsan tells BBC London 94.9's Robert Elms about what he perceives to be a major problem with the UK film industry. #BAFTAs

  • Will it be snowing in your part of London?
    Will it be snowing in your part of London?
    Duration: 01min | 03/02/2015

    Weather presenter Kate Kinsella tells Penny and Paul what the weather is going to be like in the capital this morning.

  • .@LondonMarathon #londonmarathon #PennyandPaul talk to Joyce Smith the first woman marathon winner
    .@LondonMarathon #londonmarathon #PennyandPaul talk to Joyce Smith the first woman marathon winner
    Duration: 06min | 30/01/2015

    Joyce Smith the first winner of the inaugural women's race at the London Marathon 35 years ago talks to Penny Smith and Paul Ross on the BBC London 94.9 breakfast show

  • .@LondonMarathon #londonmarathon #PaulaRadcliffe talks about her affection for the London marathon
    .@LondonMarathon #londonmarathon #PaulaRadcliffe talks about her affection for the London marathon
    Duration: 06min | 30/01/2015

    Paula Radcliffe talks to BBC London 94.9's Chris Rogers about her love of the the London Marathon and her decision to return to run in 2015

  • Holocaust Memorial Day: Just tell me where my cousin is...where is she?
    Holocaust Memorial Day: Just tell me where my cousin is...where is she?
    Duration: 05min | 27/01/2015

    Gene Meieran tells BBC London 94.9's David Friend about the impact the #Holocaust has had on his family. Gene, from #Arizona, recently visited Emanuel School in Battersea, to speak at the exhibition, Emanuel School at War.

  • Holocaust Memorial Day: Liberation was probably the only time I really cried
    Holocaust Memorial Day: Liberation was probably the only time I really cried
    Duration: 01min | 27/01/2015

    Survivors of the #Holocaust gathered at Imperial War Museum London today to mark Holocaust Memorial Day. Today marks 70 years since the liberation of #Auschwitz. BBC London 94.9's David Friend spoke to Avram and Vera Schaufeld...

  • Holocaust Memorial Day: I thought there arent any Jews alive
    Holocaust Memorial Day: "I thought there aren't any Jews alive"
    Duration: 03min | 26/01/2015

    BBC London 94.9's David Friend has been to meet Sabina Miller. The 92 year old survived the Holocaust having escaped the Warsaw Ghetto. She spent the winter of 1942/43 hiding in woodland in Poland. After changing her identity Sabina was questioned by the Gestapo three times but eventually "cleared" of being Jewish. Sabina was the only member of her family to survive the war. She has no photographs of her parents or brothers and sister. The only possession she has from before the war is a red cardigan given to her by her mother in 1938. This piece was made with the help of Imperial War Museum, London. www.iwm.org.uk/exhibitions/iwm-london/the-holocaust-exhibition

  • Tower of London Poppies - Where do you put yours?
    Tower of London Poppies - Where do you put yours?
    Duration: 01min | 12/12/2014

    Members of the public who purchased Tower of London poppies have started to receive them in the post. But how do you display the poppies when they arrive? North London businessman David Sugarman set up poppystands.com after his wife received one of the ceramic flowers and didn't know what to do about displaying it...

  • PHILLIP HUGHES: To get a chance to play at Lords...its something Ive always wanted to do.
    PHILLIP HUGHES: To get a chance to play at Lords...it's something I've always wanted to do.
    Duration: 01min | 27/11/2014

    Tributes are being paid to Australia batsman Phillip Hughes who died after being struck by a ball during a match in Sydney. In 2009 Hughes spent 6 weeks playing for @Middlesex_CCC. After his last game he spoke to BBC London 94.9 about his time in the capital. #PhillipHughes #63notout Picture courtesy of Getty Images

  • Remembering the Sikh contribution to World War One
    Remembering the Sikh contribution to World War One
    Duration: 02min | 24/11/2014

    The Sikh contribution to World War One has been acknowledged at a reception at the House of Commons. BBC London 94.9's David Friend went along to find out more about the Empire Faith and War project: www.empirefaithwar.com #WW1 #Sikhs

  • Frank de Pass: The first Jewish soldier to be awarded the Victoria Cross
    Frank de Pass: The first Jewish soldier to be awarded the Victoria Cross
    Duration: 02min | 24/11/2014

    100 years ago Lieutenant Frank de Pass, from London, became the first Jewish soldier to be awarded the Victoria Cross. BBC London 94.9's David Friend has been finding out more. Lieutenant de Pass's story is being told on the National Army Museum's commemorative website First World War In Focus www.nam.ac.uk.

  • I THINK ITS FANTASTIC! Strictlys Len Goodman on Vanessa Feltz being inducted into the Radio Hall of Fame
    I THINK IT'S FANTASTIC! Strictly's Len Goodman on Vanessa Feltz being inducted into the Radio Hall of Fame
    Duration: 27s | 20/11/2014

    BBC London 94.9's Vanessa Feltz is to be honoured with one of the British radio industry's highest accolades. She's to be inducted into the Radio Academy Hall of Fame, which recognises broadcasters who've made an outstanding contribution to the sound of British radio. Vanessa was a contestant on #StrictlyComeDancing in 2013. BBC London 94.9's David Friend has asked judge Len Goodman for his reaction to the news...

  • LISTEN: Muslims in London will be horrified a man should be butchered in the name of Islam.
    LISTEN: Muslims in London will be horrified a man should be butchered in the name of Islam.
    Duration: 02min | 17/11/2014

    Deputy Prime Minister Nick Clegg speaks to BBC London 94.9's David Friend about the murder of Abdul Rahman Kassig, also known as Peter Kassig

  • A very special London bear...
    A very special London bear...
    Duration: 29s | 12/11/2014

    Why is #Paddington such an important #London character? The Paddington movie director Paul King has been speaking to Robert Elms on BBC London 94.9

  • LISTEN: Returning We Hear the Larks
    LISTEN: Returning We Hear the Larks
    Duration: 01min | 11/11/2014

    Staff from @_TheWhitechapel Gallery read Isaac Rosenberg's war poem Returning We Hear the Larks #WW1AtHome #ArmisticeDay

  • LISTEN: London Transport Museum Battle Bus gets ready for the Front
    LISTEN: London Transport Museum Battle Bus gets ready for the Front
    Duration: 02min | 09/09/2014

    The @ltmuseum restored B-type bus is being converted into a camouflaged #WW1 'Battle Bus' which later this month will travel to the battlefields of Belgium and France. BBC London 94.9's @David_Friend01 has been to have a look at how it's progressing...

  • Vauxhall helicopter report
    Vauxhall helicopter report
    Duration: 01min | 09/09/2014

    #vauxhall

  • Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain: It was a bit of backs against the wall
    Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain: It was a bit of backs against the wall
    Duration: 01min | 28/08/2014

    #Arsenal's Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain speaks to BBC London 94.9's David Friend after the Gunners beat #Besitkas to make it through the Champions League group stage for a 17th consecutive year...

  • LISTEN: Met Commissioner - An arrest at every rank
    LISTEN: Met Commissioner - An arrest at every rank
    Duration: 14s | 11/08/2014

    Metropolitan Police Commissioner, Sir Bernard Hogan-Howe has made an arrest during an exclusive interview with BBC London 94.9's Eddie Nestor, in Tottenham. Here, he tells Eddie the arrest has put something right...

  • LISTEN: Met Commissioner makes arrest during BBC London 94.9 interview...
    LISTEN: Met Commissioner makes arrest during BBC London 94.9 interview...
    Duration: 11s | 11/08/2014

    The Metropolitan Police Commissioner Sir Bernard Hogan-Howe has made an arrest during an exclusive interview with BBC London 94.9. During the interview in #Tottenham, a minicab driver told the Commissioner some passengers had dodged their fare and made off with his mobile phone - so Sir Bernard jumped in the taxi after them. It was his first arrest since being appointed to the role of commissioner in September 2011.

  • I think its going to be very moving...
    "I think it's going to be very moving..."
    Duration: 01min | 08/08/2014

    Eighty-five poppy wreaths are heading to France this weekend as part of the commemorations for the 100th anniversary of #WW1. BBC London 94.9 has been finding out more from the Western Front Association...

  • A sneak preview of the new IWM London...
    A sneak preview of the "new" IWM London...
    Duration: 02min | 17/07/2014

    After a 40 million pound transformation, the Imperial War Museum in London reopens its doors to the public this weekend. David Friend has been to have a look around #WW1 #WW1AtHome

  • The WW1 At Home Live Event comes to Woolwich
    The WW1 At Home Live Event comes to Woolwich
    Duration: 02min | 27/06/2014

    Find out what's in store when the World War One at Home Live Event comes to Woolwich this weekend. BBC London 94.9's Robert Elms will be broadcasting live on Saturday 28th June between 10am and 1pm. Here's a taste of what's in store...#ww1athome #ww1

  • A Captive Audience...
    A Captive Audience...
    Duration: 02min | 26/06/2014

    During #WW1 Alexandra Palace became an internment camp holding thousands of German nationals. Many of the internees were musicians and the camp had its own orchestra. Tonight the BBC Concert Orchestra's performing music played, or even written, at Ally Pally during the war. Dr Rupert Ridgwell who's Curator of Music and Music Collections at the British Library has been speaking to BBC London 94.9's Penny Smith and Paul Ross...

  • What influence did World War One have on language?
    What influence did World War One have on language?
    Duration: 02min | 19/06/2014

    Trench slang, propaganda and the censorship of letters home from the Front are being discussed at a conference at the British Library. One of the highlights is a chance to hear British Prisoners of War who were recorded whilst in captivity, on German soil, between 1915 and 1918. BBC London 94.9's David Friend has been finding out more...#ww1words

  • Enduring War... literary treasures from the British Library
    Enduring War... literary treasures from the British Library
    Duration: 02min | 18/06/2014

    Christmas cards, letters, and manuscripts are just some of the ways everyone from war poets to schoolboys expressed their feelings about the enormity of World War One. To mark the centenary, the British Library has launched a special exhibition called "Enduring War - Grit, Grief, And Humour " which will display some of their literary treasures for the first time alongside other personal objects such humorous magazines and even a knitting pattern for balaclavas. BBC London 94.9's David Friend has more....

  • A World War One Sopwith Camel on the move...
    A World War One Sopwith Camel on the move...
    Duration: 01min | 17/06/2014

    A World War One Sopwith Camel has been on the move in north London. The RAF Museum is preparing for a major exhibition telling the story of the First World War in the Air. The Camel, which was designed by Thomas Sopwith, in Kingston-upon-Thames, will be at the heart of the exhibition later this year.

  • The hidden secrets of Londons Battle Bus
    The hidden secrets of London's Battle Bus
    Duration: 01min | 12/06/2014

    Tim Shields from the London Transport Museum tells BBC London 94.9's David Friend about the mystery surrounding a scrap of metal found whilst restoring a very special open top B-type bus for the First World War commemorations. #WW1 #WW1AtHome

  • LISTEN: I Lost My Husband on D-Day...
    LISTEN: I Lost My Husband on D-Day...
    Duration: 02min | 06/06/2014

    99 Year old Vi Butler, from the @StarandGarter home in Surbiton speaks to @bbclondon949 reporter David Friend about the loss of her husband on #DDay #DDay70

  • International Conscientious Objectors Day
    International Conscientious Objectors Day
    Duration: 01min | 15/05/2014

    Relatives of #WW1 Conscientious Objectors have gathered in central London for a ceremony to remember their actions.

  • Eddie talking to the dad of a man with Downs Syndrome whod been arrested by police
    Eddie talking to the dad of a man with Downs Syndrome who'd been arrested by police
    Duration: 01min | 06/05/2014

    On Drivetime yesterday we spoke to the father of a 19 year old man from Hornsey with Downs Syndrome. Abdul Al Faisal went missing from his home yesterday morning and when his parents called the police they found out he was in police custody. Eddie spoke to Mohamed Al Faisal who was still at the police station trying to negotiate his son's release (NB: the quality of the line is not great)

  • Eddie Nestor spoke to actress Cathy Tyson on Drivetime
    Eddie Nestor spoke to actress Cathy Tyson on Drivetime
    Duration: 02min | 02/05/2014

    about working with Bob Hoskins on the film ‘Mona Lisa’ and why she might now go back and watch his performance in ‘Who Killed Roger Rabbit’

  • Mick Cash response to Mayor Boris Johnson
    Mick Cash response to Mayor Boris Johnson
    Duration: 01min | 02/05/2014

    Mick Cash the acting general secretary of the RMT tells Vanessa that Mayor Boris Johnson has broken promises and is using the strike to make a point.

  • Mayor Boris Johnson on the tube strike
    Mayor Boris Johnson on the tube strike
    Duration: 58s | 30/04/2014

    Mayor of London Boris Johnson talks to Vanessa about the current tube strike.

  • Mayor Boris Johnson on becoming a MP
    Mayor Boris Johnson on becoming a MP
    Duration: 01min | 30/04/2014

    Mayor of London Boris Johnson talks to Vanessa about his thoughts on becoming a MP.

  • London Underground says it still plans to close every ticket office in the capital
    London Underground says it still plans to close every ticket office in the capital
    Duration: 02min | 25/04/2014

    Despite agreeing with unions to discuss a review of the proposals, managing director of London Underground, Mike Brown, told Eddie Nestor on Drivetime yesterday, there would be no review taking place that could result in ticket offices remaining open. Just days before the latest in a series of #tubestrikes are set to being on Monday.

  • LISTEN: What was the lasting impact of World War One, in London?
    LISTEN: What was the lasting impact of World War One, in London?
    Duration: 41s | 18/04/2014

    Listen to a BBC London 94.9 World War One at Home special on Easter Monday from 5pm. Here, professor of London history, Jerry White, tells us what he thinks about the lasting impact of the war...

  • LISTEN: What was the lasting impact of World War One, in London?
    LISTEN: What was the lasting impact of World War One, in London?
    Duration: 36s | 18/04/2014

    Listen to a BBC London 94.9 World War One at Home special on Easter Monday from 5pm. Here, Emily Mayhew the author of Wounded: From Battlefield to Blighty, tells us what she thinks about the lasting impact of the war...

  • LISTEN: What was the lasting impact of World War One, in London?
    LISTEN: What was the lasting impact of World War One, in London?
    Duration: 40s | 18/04/2014

    Listen to a BBC London 94.9 World War One at Home special on Easter Monday from 5pm. Here Dr Dan Todman, from Queen Mary University of London, tells us what he thinks about the lasting impact of the war...

  • A poem that moves Wayne from Enfield
    A poem that moves Wayne from Enfield
    Duration: 53s | 10/04/2014

    Wayne from Enfield called up to recite Trading Thoughts, a poem by a local girl of 12 years who sent it to the memorial wall near "Ground Zero" after 9/11.

  • Robert Elms recites a poem for Jo Goods show that moves him.
    Robert Elms recites a poem for Jo Good's show that moves him.
    Duration: 01min | 10/04/2014

    Robert Elms recites 'Do Not Go Gentle into That Good Night' by Dylan Thomas

  • Self building in London
    Self building in London
    Duration: 03min | 27/03/2014

    London father John Struthers was looking at a ten year wait for a new home through a housing association. Instead he went to college, learnt how to build and took over this plot of land in east London. Our reporter Anna O'Neill went to talk to him.

  • Naomi Oni from East London was left scarred for life after having acid thrown in her face by a jealous former friend
    Naomi Oni from East London was left scarred for life after having acid thrown in her face by a jealous former friend
    Duration: 47s | 26/03/2014

    She's told BBC London that she is now effectively homeless and about the effect that has on her recovery.

  • Naomi Oni from London, who was scarred for life when her so-called friend threw acid in her face, has told BBC London 94.9 that she is homeless.
    Naomi Oni from London, who was scarred for life when her so-called friend threw acid in her face, has told BBC London 94.9 that she is homeless.
    Duration: 01min | 26/03/2014

    Ms Oni says since the devastating attack she has been living in hostel whilst also having to be a carer for her mother. She says she has had problems accessing services such as counselling to help her come to terms with her life changing injuries because she currently has no fixed abode.

  • Do empty homes and foreign investment cause problems for ordinary Londoners who want to buy homes?
    Do empty homes and foreign investment cause problems for ordinary Londoners who want to buy homes?
    Duration: 02min | 24/03/2014

    Paul Palmer, director of Empty Homes UK Ltd and former empty homes officer at Westminster and Newham in discussion with Liz Peace, Chief Executive, British Property Federation. And of course Eddie Nestor!

  • A new report has revealed that overseas buyers bought up 15% of new homes built in London last year.
    A new report has revealed that overseas buyers bought up 15% of new homes built in London last year.
    Duration: 02min | 24/03/2014

    In central London the figure can be as high as 80%. And not all of them are being lived in. Our reporter Anna O'Neill spoke to Empty Homes Chief Executive David Ireland at a very exclusive location - 1 Hyde Park

  • LISTEN What was the Jewish experience of World War One?
    LISTEN What was the Jewish experience of World War One?
    Duration: 02min | 24/03/2014

    An exhibition exploring the Jewish experience of World War One has opened at the Jewish Museum London. The exhibition is a partnership between the Jewish Museum and the Jewish Military Museum. Curator Roz Currie has been BBC London 94.9 about the life of one east London soldier. #WW1 #WW1AtHome

  • Hear Alimatus shocking personal testimony of #FGM on Vanessas show.
    Hear Alimatu's shocking personal testimony of #FGM on Vanessa's show.
    Duration: 03min | 19/03/2014

    #FGM @thealima @vanessaonair @annareporting

  • Dr Richard Stone was on the panel of the Stephen Lawrence enquiry in the 1990s.
    Dr Richard Stone was on the panel of the Stephen Lawrence enquiry in the 1990s.
    Duration: 03min | 07/03/2014

    He told Eddie that many police officers involved in the Lawrence case seemed intent on defending their own positions; something that was understandable in small children but not police officers.

  • Dame Tessa Jowell, MP for Dulwich and West Norwood on Drivetime
    Dame Tessa Jowell, MP for Dulwich and West Norwood on Drivetime
    Duration: 32s | 25/02/2014

    Strongly defends her fellow MP. Tells Eddie Nestor Harriet Harman's record is impeccable

  • #WW1AtHome - Why did we go to war?
    #WW1AtHome - Why did we go to war?
    Duration: 01min | 24/02/2014

    As we launch World War One at Home on BBC London 94.9, Nigel Steel from our partners @I_W_M gives us his take on why the war started #WW1AtHome

  • #WW1AtHome Belgian Refugees: The English were very hospitable.
    #WW1AtHome Belgian Refugees: The English were very hospitable.
    Duration: 03min | 24/02/2014

    World War One at Home has launched on BBC London 94.9. At the outbreak of the war thousands of Belgian refugees came to Earls Court which was used as reception centre. Some connections to the Belgians who came to the UK 100 years ago still remain... To hear more about Belgians at Earls Court go to: http://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/p01rjb70

  • Bastilles @Woodythedrum speaks to BBC London 94.9
    Bastille's @Woodythedrum speaks to BBC London 94.9
    Duration: 02min | 23/02/2014

    Phil Parry and Stuart Smith talk to drummer Chris 'Woody' Wood from Brit Award winning band Bastille who makes a guest appearance as the match summariser for BBC Radio Devon.

  • Vanessa talks to a lovely listener about having her bag stolen
    Vanessa talks to a lovely listener about having her bag stolen
    Duration: 03min | 21/02/2014

    Pickpocketing and bag snatching is on the rise in London and Vanessa took a call from Beverly who told her about the implications of having her bag stolen last week….

  • World War One didnt just happen in a corner of a foreign field...
    World War One didn't just happen in a corner of a foreign field...
    Duration: 03min | 20/02/2014

    BBC London 94.9's Penny Smith and Jim Davis speak to Dr Dan Todman from Queen Mary University of London about the launch of World War One at Home, a partnership between the BBC and Imperial War Museums, which launches on Monday February 24th.

  • Last week first time caller Flora told us about her experience of adoption.
    Last week first time caller Flora told us about her experience of adoption.
    Duration: 03min | 17/02/2014

    She had been a pregnant teenager 25 years ago and her daughter had been adopted. She kept in touch via the letterbox service

  • They found it humbling - London schoolchildren see WW1 battlefields
    They found it humbling - London schoolchildren see WW1 battlefields
    Duration: 02min | 17/02/2014

    Pupils from John Roan School in Greenwich have become some of the first in the country to travel to the battlefields of World War One as part of a Government plan to get thousands of schoolchildren visiting the sites.

  • Penny Smith at Stratford
    Penny Smith at Stratford
    Duration: 02min | 06/02/2014

    This morning on the BBC London 94.9 Breakfast Show Penny Smith was in Stratford talking to commuters about their experience of the tube strike.

  • Bill the striking tube worker
    Bill the striking tube worker
    Duration: 02min | 06/02/2014

    Bill works on the London Underground. This morning he called the BBC London 94.9 Breakfast Show to tell Paul Ross why he had walked out in support of the RMT and TSSA's industrial action.

  • Bob Crow on the tube strike
    Bob Crow on the tube strike
    Duration: 02min | 06/02/2014

    RMT Union General Secretary Bob Crow responds to Boris Johnson about the reasons behind the tube strike.

  • Boris on the tube strike
    Boris on the tube strike
    Duration: 02min | 06/02/2014

    The Mayor of London Boris Johnson speaks to Vanessa about the modernisation plans which lead to the strike and says there is wiggle room in negotiations.

  • 48-Hour Tube Strike - Tues 4th Feb (21:30) - Thurs 6th Feb (21:30)
    48-Hour Tube Strike - Tues 4th Feb (21:30) - Thurs 6th Feb (21:30)
    Duration: 02min | 04/02/2014

    #tubestrike information including other ways to get around town, and information on alternative arrangements.

  • Not anything I can see that anyone else has sold before...
    "Not anything I can see that anyone else has sold before"...
    Duration: 02min | 29/01/2014

    A royal sentry box that stood in the forecourt of Buckingham Palace for a large part of the 20th Century is going up for auction. BBC London 94.9's David Friend has been to have a look...

  • Jose Mourinho on Chelsea V Stoke City
    Jose Mourinho on Chelsea V Stoke City
    Duration: 02min | 25/01/2014

    Jose Mourinho looks ahead to Sundays FA Cup tie against Stoke City and complements the BBC London 94.9 sport editor Pete Stevens on his line of questioning

  • Victoria line is suspended because of concrete flooding signal room.
    Victoria line is suspended because of concrete flooding signal room.
    Duration: 01min | 23/01/2014

    Nigel Holness - Op Dir for London Underground - told Eddie Nestor on Drivetime that the Victoria line is suspended because of concrete flooding signal room.

  • A proper rotter of a man: Middlesex World War One conscription appeals go online
    "A proper rotter of a man": Middlesex World War One conscription appeals go online
    Duration: 02min | 22/01/2014

    Details of attempts by more than 8,000 men to avoid conscription into World War One have been released online by the National Archives. BBC London 94.9's David Friend has been taking a look...#FWW100

  • Fiona  Tim parents of Daniel Spargo-Mabbs talk about his death to Vanessa Feltz. (PART 3 of 3)
    Fiona & Tim parents of Daniel Spargo-Mabbs talk about his death to Vanessa Feltz. (PART 3 of 3)
    Duration: 01min | 22/01/2014

    Fiona & Tim parents of Daniel Spargo-Mabbs who passed away on monday after reportedly taking ecstasy talk to Vanessa Feltz about there son and what message they have for others who are thinking of taking drugs. (PART 3 of 3).

  • Fiona  Tim parents of Daniel Spargo-Mabbs talk about his death to Vanessa Feltz. (PART 2 of 3)
    Fiona & Tim parents of Daniel Spargo-Mabbs talk about his death to Vanessa Feltz. (PART 2 of 3)
    Duration: 02min | 22/01/2014

    Fiona & Tim parents of Daniel Spargo-Mabbs who passed away on monday after reportedly taking ecstasy talk to Vanessa Feltz about there son and what message they have for others who are thinking of taking drugs. (PART 2 of 3).

  • Fiona  Tim parents of Daniel Spargo-Mabbs talk about his death to Vanessa Feltz. (PART 1 of 3)
    Fiona & Tim parents of Daniel Spargo-Mabbs talk about his death to Vanessa Feltz. (PART 1 of 3)
    Duration: 02min | 22/01/2014

    Fiona & Tim parents of Daniel Spargo-Mabbs who passed away on monday after reportedly taking ecstasy talk to Vanessa Feltz about there son and what message they have for others who are thinking of taking drugs (PART 1 of 3)

  • Tim, father of Daniel Spargo-Mabbs message to others thinking of experimenting with drugs.
    Tim, father of Daniel Spargo-Mabbs message to others thinking of experimenting with drugs.
    Duration: 26s | 22/01/2014

    Tim the father of Daniel Spargo-Mabbs who died on Monday after reportedly taking ecstacy tells Vanessa his message for other people who are thinking of experimenting with drugs.

  • You’re more likely to die on London’s roads as a pedestrian, than a cyclist according to the Metropolitan Police’s figures for 2013 (Jan-Sept). On tonight’s Drivetime we asked what should or could we be doing about it?
    You’re more likely to die on London’s roads as a pedestrian, than a cyclist according to the Metropolitan Police’s figures for 2013 (Jan-Sept). On tonight’s Drivetime we asked what should or could we be doing about it?
    Duration: 01min | 15/01/2014

    #roadsafety #driving #pedestrian

  • Chief Superintendent Mark Rowley told Eddie Nestor’s Drivetime that on the Saturday following the shooting of Mark Duggan the most senior officer wasn’t as senior as he could have been.
    Chief Superintendent Mark Rowley told Eddie Nestor’s Drivetime that on the Saturday following the shooting of Mark Duggan the most senior officer wasn’t as senior as he could have been.
    Duration: 33s | 14/01/2014
  • Leading academic Dr Tom Schuller says women working part-time is almost like having a criminal record when it comes to career. Chief Executive of the Management Institute Ann Francke gives Eddie Nestor her reaction.
    Leading academic Dr Tom Schuller says women working part-time is almost like having a criminal record when it comes to career. Chief Executive of the Management Institute Ann Francke gives Eddie Nestor her reaction.
    Duration: 03min | 14/01/2014

    #women #workingmums #part-timeworking #workingfulltime #glassceiling

  • Tottenham MP David Lammy tells BBC London 94.9s @JasonRosam why he didnt attend #Duggan vigil yesterday...
    Tottenham MP David Lammy tells BBC London 94.9's @JasonRosam why he didnt attend #Duggan vigil yesterday...
    Duration: 02min | 12/01/2014

    Tottenham MP David Lammy tells BBC London 94.9's @JasonRosam why he didnt attend #Duggan vigil yesterday...

  • AFC Wimbledon Sponsorship Deal News
    AFC Wimbledon Sponsorship Deal News
    Duration: 03min | 10/01/2014

    AFC #Wimbledon have always struggled for money but their fortunes could be about to change. Jamie Reid went to speak to the South London Club who told him they'd agreed a novel #sponsorship deal with the most unlikely of benefactors.

  • We never set out to on a policing operation to take a life: Met Assistant Commissioner Mark Rowley speaks to BBC London 94.9
    "We never set out to on a policing operation to take a life": Met Assistant Commissioner Mark Rowley speaks to BBC London 94.9
    Duration: 03min | 08/01/2014

    Met Assistant Commissioner Mark Rowley speaks to BBC London 94.9 after a jury concludes Mark Duggan's killing was lawful.

  • The police have a lot of work to do to build trust and confidence Former Met Advisor Claudia Webb
    "The police have a lot of work to do to build trust and confidence" Former Met Advisor Claudia Webb
    Duration: 03min | 08/01/2014

    Claudia Webb has advised the police on dealing with gun crime within London's black communities. She's spoken to BBC London 94.9 about her reaction to the Mark Duggan inquest conclusion.

  • Keep calm - hold it together community: Hackney Heroine Pauline Pearce
    "Keep calm - hold it together community": "Hackney Heroine" Pauline Pearce
    Duration: 02min | 08/01/2014

    "Hackney Heroine" Pauline Pearce reacts to the lawful killing conclusion at the Mark Duggan inquest.

  • Nobodys going to like the police: reaction to the Mark Duggan inquest conclusion
    "Nobody's going to like the police": reaction to the Mark Duggan inquest conclusion
    Duration: 02min | 08/01/2014

    BBC London 94.9's Anjana Gadgil speaks to Tottenham residents after a jury concludes Mark Duggan was lawfully killed.

  • Virginia Turner from Feltham whose daughter attends A and E frequently
    Virginia Turner from Feltham whose daughter attends A and E frequently
    Duration: 01min | 07/01/2014

    Her daughter has ongoing health problems. She told Jim Davis on BBC London 94.9 what she thought of recent statistics showing some patients are going to A & E more than 50 times a year.

  • when you start killing people to save money its an incredibly slippery slope former prisoner Ben Gunn speaks to BBC London 94.9s Jim Davis
    "when you start killing people to save money it's an incredibly slippery slope" former prisoner Ben Gunn speaks to BBC London 94.9's Jim Davis
    Duration: 01min | 02/01/2014

    Debate on BBC London 94.9's Drivetime show - Jim Davis talks to political commentator David Vance, and ex prisoner Ben Gunn who served 32 years for murder, about proposals for 100 year sentences.

  • Let it be a lesson to them...life in this case should mean life: Abdullah speaks to BBC London 94.9
    "Let it be a lesson to them...life in this case should mean life": "Abdullah" speaks to BBC London 94.9
    Duration: 03min | 20/12/2013

    "Abdullah" who first spoke to BBC London 94.9's Vanessa Feltz in the days after the murder of Lee Rigby gives his reaction to the convictions of his killers.

  • It was like a deluge of dust: An eyewitness account of the Apollo Theatre ceiling collapse
    "It was like a deluge of dust": An eyewitness account of the Apollo Theatre ceiling collapse
    Duration: 03min | 20/12/2013

    A member of the audience speaks to Penny Smith on Shaftesebury Avenue. #Apollo

  • Rubble started falling and people started screaming: a member of the Apollo Theatre audience tells BBC London 94.9
    "Rubble started falling and people started screaming": a member of the Apollo Theatre audience tells BBC London 94.9
    Duration: 03min | 20/12/2013

    BBC London 94.9 listener Dorrie Imes tells Paul about her experience at the Apollo Theatre ceiling collapse. #Apollo

  • The community has held together: Greenwich MP tells BBC London 94.9
    "The community has held together": Greenwich MP tells BBC London 94.9
    Duration: 03min | 20/12/2013

    Greenwich MP Nick Raynsford speaks to Penny and Paul after the conviction of Fusilier Rigby's killers. #Woolwich

  • There was a bit of panic: Eyewitness from Apollo Theatre
    "There was a bit of panic": Eyewitness from Apollo Theatre
    Duration: 03min | 20/12/2013

    Lucy from Knightsbridge tells BBC London 94.9 about being in the Apollo Theatre when the ceiling collapsed #Apollo

  • BBC London 94.9 - reaction to the conviction of Fusilier Rigbys killers.
    BBC London 94.9 - reaction to the conviction of Fusilier Rigby's killers.
    Duration: 03min | 20/12/2013

    BBC London 94.9's Paul Ross speaks to community worker Dev Barrah about what was known about the killers before they attacked Lee Rigby.

  • The Leader of Westminster Council on the Apollo Theatres ceiling collapse
    The Leader of Westminster Council on the Apollo Theatre's ceiling collapse
    Duration: 29s | 20/12/2013

    Councillor Phillipa Rowe the leader of Westminster Council says they don't know the cause of the problem at this early stage, but the safety of visitors is a priority. #apollo

  • An enormous cloud of dust: Eyewitness from Apollo Theatre
    "An enormous cloud of dust": Eyewitness from Apollo Theatre
    Duration: 16s | 20/12/2013

    Lilis Lyon was in the first row in the dress circle - she told BBC London 94.9 that everyone around her was covered in debris... #Apollo

  • Michael Adebolajo and Michael Adebowale have been found guilty of murdering the soldier, Lee Rigby, in south-east London
    Michael Adebolajo and Michael Adebowale have been found guilty of murdering the soldier, Lee Rigby, in south-east London
    Duration: 03min | 19/12/2013

    BBC London 94.9's Eddie Nestor speaks to Tariq Abassi from the Greenwich Islamic Centre and hears his reaction to the convictions.

  • Michael Adebolajo and Michael Adebowale have been found guilty of murdering the soldier, Lee Rigby, in south-east London
    Michael Adebolajo and Michael Adebowale have been found guilty of murdering the soldier, Lee Rigby, in south-east London
    Duration: 03min | 19/12/2013

    BBC London 94.9's Eddie Nestor speaks to counter terror expert Colonel Mike Dewar

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