Police seize weapon made from Kew Gardens gift shop pencil

The horrific discovery was made in Kingston town centre by local police

Heathrow yet to 'engage' with government on night flights ban

The airport's CEO John Holland-Kaye says it needs to work with the government and airlines before making any commitment

Man trapped in car following collision with van in Marylebone

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Firefighters used cutting equipment to free the driver of the car in Gloucester Place, which left congestion for other road users

First chance to comment on massive Old Oak and Park Royal regeneration

The land in H&F, Ealing and Brent will see 25,500 new homes and 65,000 jobs

Heathrow congestion zone proposals unveiled by London mayoral hopeful

Liberal Democrat candidate Caroline Pidgeon says drivers using roads around the airport would pay a similar fee to the central London congestion charge

Young people in Brent found to be among the most ‘socially mobile’ in UK

Kids in Brent are being helped to realise their full potential
The latest government figures say disadvantaged youngsters in Brent can realise their full potential

Missing 14-year-old Acton girl found safe and well

Malika Lal, 14, who went missing from her home on Sunday (February 6), has now been found safe and well

Council to hit households with £50 annual charge for garden waste collection

Hounslow council offers 10% discount to people who subscribe to the garden waste service before February 29

Recognition for west London scientists who helped fight Ebola battle in Sierra Leone

The group work for Imperial College Healthcare NHS Trust’s infection and immunity department

Detective who used police database to track down woman he claimed scratched his car faces losing his career

Notting Hill PC Craig Marcham delivered a handwritten note to the woman to try and convince her to own up to the damage

Primary school may have to close due to flooding in Cranford

A number of roads in the area have also been flooded, according to a local councillor

MPs scramble their way to victory in flipping marvellous performance at Parliamentary Pancake Race

It has always been a close call, but this year the media team were robbed of their winners' trophy at the annual Parliamentary Pancake Race

Chelsea skipper John Terry and 33 other out-of-contract players your club could sign for free this summer

A number of top quality players are up for grabs for free this summer so here's a list of who your club could snap up for nothing

Brent Council launches initiative to help close streets for neighbourhood parties

Locals in Kempe Road hosted a successful street party last year
The new Play Streets scheme encourages Brent locals to host parties on their street, akin to the celebrations of the coronation of Queen Elizabeth II

Miss England contestant from Holland Park looking to promote charity in this year's show

Lexie Carducci from Holland Park is hoping to progress into the next round with a little help from the public

Grown-ups given chance to act out their childhood dream jobs

KidZania usually lets youngsters take part in the role-playing, but for one night only the adults can have some fun

Eagles could be used to take down drones, say Met Police

Dutch police are experimenting with the use of eagles to tackle drone-related crimes

Ealing Mosque raises £8,000 for mission to Greek island to deliver refugee aid

Two members of the West London Islamic Centre Ealing Mosque (WLICE) went to the Greek island of Lesbos and Serbia to deliver aid

Mark-Francis unable to compete in The Jump showdown after joining long injury list

Three celebrities have already pulled out and four more sustained injuries in an eventful second episode

Hillingdon man pens crime novel - inspired by Hayes

Neal Bircher had Hayes town in mind as he wrote his first published novel - Love Sex Work Murder

Fire Brigade remembers heroic firefighter who died trying to save two girls from Harlesden blaze

The George Cross
70 years ago, fireman Frederick Davies was posthumously awarded The George Cross, the highest award for civilian gallantry

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