Theatre workers vote on strike
Media union Bectu threatened today to ballot members over strike action at the Ambassador Theatre Group, the nation's largest theatre operator.
The union says it will go ahead if the group does not sort out concerns over its plans to move staff from weekly to monthly pay.
Bectu members are worried that it will hurt their finances.
It's the second dispute between Bectu and a major theatre company this year. In January it was in dispute with See Tickets over working conditions at the agency.
A teenager died and a man was injured after they were gunned down in east London on Saturday, Scotland Yard said today.
Witnesses said the pair were sitting in a car at the time of the shootings in Hindrey Road, Clapton, at 8.20pm.
Paramedics rushed them to hospital where the younger victim, 19, died.
Police said a 32-year-old man was in a stable condition.
A 16-year-old boy was found stabbed to death today morning in a stairwell at a south-west London block of flats.
The boy was pronounced dead after being found on the ground floor of Albon House in Wandsworth.
Police said they believe the boy had gone to a party in the building and officers have already arrested several people.
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