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More new homes could be built in Chelsea and Fulham, says MP

Greg Hands says government policy has cleared the way for 1,000 new properties in his constituency

Investigation launched following flat fire

The flat was damaged by the blaze but two people managed to get out before firefighters arrived

Royal Albert Hall: Historic secrets of Kensington venue revealed

From the super-strength toilets for sumo wrestlers to a ghost that's haunted Michael Bolton, there's much to see

Origami dogs made from £10 notes unleashed on London

More than 500 paper puppies have been hidden at Tube stations, coffee shops and shopping centres throughout west London and the rest of the capital

Could you afford enough space to 'swing a cat' in west London?

Feline priced out? Cat-astrophic house prices in the cat-ital show it could cost more than £158,000 to 'swing a cat' in west London's pricey boroughs

Family owned Banham locks in the future

Alix Culbertson talks to Charles Hallatt, executive chairman of security company Banham, which has had a major presence in Kensington for three quarters of a century           

Four men arrested and bailed over money laundering

Three of the arrests made by HMRC officers in Kensington & Chelsea

General election: Conservatives announce Kensington candidate

Victoria Borwick, a Kensington and Chelsea ward councillor and GLA member, will represent the party in the May General Election

Hounslow strike gold in rugby 7s at London Youth Games

Gumley House also claim bronze in volleyball

All yours for £520-a-month: Compact Kensington flat with shower UNDER bed!

This studio flat is billed as cosy by the estate agents, but it may be a bit small for some!

Get to the Ideal Home Show in style

The Ideal Home Show is offering an unusual transport service, as visitors can travel to the event at Olympia in an Edwardian-inspired horse-drawn carriage

Image showing the obvious dangers of basement renovation: unsupported three-metre deep basement excavation with fall from height risks and poor access

Crackdown on unsafe basement building in high-value London boroughs

The Health and Safety Executive carried out a two-day blitz following a spate of incidents over recent years

Hammersmith and Fulham named as motorbike capital of Britain

You're most likely to bump into a biker in the London boroughs as the congestion charge does not apply to two-wheel vehicles

Good Samaritan drags driver from burning car following crash

Station watch manager Sian Griffiths, of the London Fire Brigade, said the driver "probably owes his life" to the passer-by

Thousands stripped of incapacity benefits and declared fit for work

Nearly 7,000 people claiming incapacity benefits under the coalition have been declared fit to work, figures from the Department for Work and Pensions reveal

Dr Rod at Wornington Green where quality of apprenticeships has been under scrutiny.

Rod Abouharb: Apprenticeships are so vital to turning the economy around

Labour candidate for Kensington and university lecturer, Dr Rod Abouharb, talks apprenticeships and qualifications in his latest column.

One in ten Kensington and Chelsea properties are 'second homes'

More than 8,000 'second homes' in the borough, according to government figures

Best places to go for afternoon tea this Mother's Day

Mother's day is just around the corner, and what better way to show your mum you care than by taking her for afternoon tea in a beautiful café? Here are our favourites.

Motorcyclist killed in Kensington crash named as Fulham man Nick Gale

Police were called to Kensington High Street to reports of a hit-and-run at 10am on Tuesday (March 10), involving a motorcycle and cement lorry

Police launch appeal after man vanishes from Kensington hotel

Simon Lucas, 46, who also may be going by the name of Simon Lewis, was last seen on Wednesday (March 11) at around 6am at a hotel in Kensington Garden Square

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Motorcyclist dies in Kensington lorry hit-and-run

A man has died after his motorcycle was in collision with a lorry in Kensington High Street

General Election 2015: 'Bash the rich' anarchist to stand in Kensington

Bash the Rich author Ian Bone, of the Class War Party, wants to implement a 50% mansion tax to fund double benefits for the poor

How has the London population changed over 200 years? Figures reveal fascinating findings

Has the population increased or decreased where you are? Find out using our special interactive tool

Westminster has highest teen pregnancy rates in England

Nearly a third of all pregnancies in Kensington and Chelsea end in an abortion, new figures have revealed

Westminster has FIVE times more rough sleepers than rest of England

There are over 700 people sleeping rough in London - 27% of England's total number of people sleeping on the streets

Parents shelling out more than £300 a year on 'rip-off' school uniforms

Children are being bullied for turning up in the wrong uniform because parents cannot afford prices, says The Children's Society

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Laughter all around on World Book Day

Children of all ages from Brentford, Feltham and Kensington were among many in west London to celebrate World Book Day on Thursday

Rents consume over half average income in parts of west London

"It would be a scandal if teachers, nurses and other professionals were forced out of the constituency" due to rising renting costs

Kensington art dealer wins her height in sausages

Emily Tsingou won a link of 26 sausages after winning a competition at Lidgates Butchers in Holland Park

Kensington has fewest first-time voters for 2015 General Election

Ealing North has the highest proportion of first-time voters on the electoral roll in west London, while Kensington has the fewest

Kensington

Kensington has a rich mix of culture and upmarket shops, including Kensington High Street; one of London's busiest shopping destinations. South Kensington is home to Exhibition Road, famous for its museums such as the Natural History Museum, while other attractions include Kensington Palace and the Royal Albert Hall.

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Ealing, Acton Greenford and Northolt
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Westminster, Hammersmith & Fulham, Kensington & Chelsea
Robert Cumber
Hounslow, Heston and Isleworth, Chiswick
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Ealing, Southall, West Ealing and Hanwell
Matt Lewis
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Salina Patel
Feltham, Bedfont & Hanworth
Tim Street
Deputy Sports Editor
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