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JLDN: NHS App, MTV Awards, esports, Christmas switched on


Broadcast: 09/11/2017
Duration: 18″


  • News editor: Alice Heather
  • Social media editor: Emma Parker 
  • Bulletins editor: Francisca Nunes da Silva
  • Editorial Assistant: Isla Russell
  • Site editors: James Middleton, Nicola Coaker and Angela Ansari


  • Director: Leanne Creswell
  • Sound: Safiyah Bennington 
  • Graphics: Mahria Ayub
  • Autocue: Moona Popal


  • Sofa: George Timberlake and Shola Patterson
  • Social media: Jacob Dickinson
  • Bulletins: Remeka Washington-Wint

This week the JLDN team tackles the rise in the living wage, the pedestrianisation of Oxford Street, an NHS FaceTime app, the MTV awards, esports bars and the turning-on of the christmas lights

  • Living Wage Rise:  The living wage, as calculated by the Living Wage Foundation, rose this week in line with inflation.
  • Oxford Street Pedestrianised: Mayor of London Sadiq Khan announced plans to close off large portions of the world-famous Oxford Street to vehicles, making them safer and more shopper-friendly.
  • NHS App: A new app is promising to give Londoners 24/7 face-to-face access to GPs through a mobile phone app.
  • MTV Awards:  Rita Ora hosts the MTV EMAs, honouring the finest talents in European music.
  • eSports Bars:  We take a look at the new eSports bars popping up around London, designed to bring gamers together.
  • Christmas Lights: Oxford Street’s Christmas lights have been switched on for the 2017 season, with Rita Ora pressing the button.