New Mensa map reveals London's brainiest neighbourhoods

ES Magazine has broken down London's 3,423 Mensa members by postcode

Kensington Singers choir group

Community choir prepares for special anniversary concert

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Kensington Singers was set up by Hannah Brine in January 2011

Police watchdogs consider investigation into Kensington Palace human fireball death

A man believed to be missing from a London hospital died after setting himself alight near the London home of Kate and Wills

Visitors evacuated from Science Museum after fire scare

It happened after a fire alarm was activated, and all visitors were ordered out of the building

Royal sculpture restored and moved to give Kensington public a better view

The Angel by Princess Louise was always intended to be viewed in the round at St Mary Abbots Church

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

Man burns to death after setting himself on fire in Kensington

The man, who was thought to be missing from hospital, was found on fire by police near the parks of Kensington Palace just after 3am on Tuesday (February 9)

The George Cross

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

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

Self-harm hospital admissions fall across west London

Brent reported the lowest rate of hospitalisation due to self-harm

Jailed: Aymen Hajila, Ahmed Hajila and Rehan Ullah

Trio jailed for brutal stabbing of former child refugees in Kensington home

In what has been described as an 'abhorrent act', one of the victims was stabbed over 30 times, while the other was stabbed 10 times in the face

A police E-fit of the man who robbed the 69-year-old pensioner of his £30k watch

Pensioner robbed of £30k watch by man who shouted 'Barcelona, Barcelona'

The 69-year-old was robbed in Notting Hill last year, after the suspect made references about football

Big fines for West End restaurant after salad onions found garnished with rat droppings

Carmina and Lancelot and its director were told to pay £8,500, while the hipster cafe has 'effectively ceased trading'

A new Italian in the Fulham neighbourhood is a must visit

Kensington couple who, together, make up head chef and front of house create perfect ambiance at one-year-old Italian restaurant in Fulham

Imperial College among prominent South Kensington and Chelsea organisations backing Chelsea Crossrail 2 station

A total of 47 signatories attracting more than 30 million visitors a year have given their support to the plan to build the station on King's Road

Harry Potter Book Night 2016: What is it and how can I get involved?

If you're a Harry Potter fan, this spellbinding night of fun is not to be missed!

Where are the happiest (and saddest) places in west London?

Londoners are a glummer bunch than people elsewhere in the UK, according to the latest snapshot of the nation's state of mind

Wedding photographer hopes to snap up national award

Julie Michaelsen is shortlisted in the The UK Wedding Awards but needs the public's help to win

'Rushed' 15-minute home care visits 'too short to provide dignified care for elderly'

Many staff feel they are too rushed, says UNISON, but councils claim shorter appointments are only made when requested by patients

Major disruption expected as National Grid gas mains replacement begins in Chelsea

Work on King's Road will take place in two phases, lasting a total of eight months

Westminster home to more new start-ups than anywhere else in London

Ealing and Harrow are west London's second and third most popular places for new businesses, new figures have revealed

Kensington & Chelsea was found to have the least mortality rate in west London

Revealed: West London boroughs have lowest mortality rates in UK

Kensington and Chelsea was found to be the borough with the second lowest mortality rate in the UK

Ladbroke Grove actress to star in 2016 Netflix movie Confessions of Isabella

Mary Cruz, raised in Kensington and Chelsea, has moved to LA to pursue her acting dreams and will now be starring in a brand-new Netflix film

West London neighbourhoods at top of list of UK's burglary hotspots

The Heston and North Kensington areas feature in the top 20 of MoneySuperMarket's annual Burglary Claims Tracker

Lindsay Lohan expresses her horror at Kensington Chanel raid in bizarre Star Wars tweet

The actress, who frequents the boutique, was not the only person to share their despair - but was the only one to do so using a picture of a light saber

Banksy art in Knightsbridge protesting at refugee treatment in Calais is boarded up

The mural by the world-renowned street artist appeared at the weekend but has been quickly covered


Car smashed into Chanel boutique windows in late night South Kensington burglary

The boutique in South Kensington's Brompton Road was targeted by thieves on Sunday night

Revealed: West London's best schools for GCSE and A-level results

We reveal the top 10 schools in west London, according to analysis of the latest GCSE and A-level results

West London trio jailed for trafficking Thai nationals for prostitution ring

Female and transgender victims were recruited in Thailand and brought to the UK, where they were forced into prostitution

Number of fines issued to pavement cyclists plummets across west London

London Assembly member Murad Qureshi says more must be done to tackle 'thoughtless behaviour' from small minority of cyclists

Thames Water names sites for £250m storm relief sewer

Five locations for Counters Creek plan are in Hammersmith & Fulham and Kensington & Chelsea after first proposed sites deemed 'unacceptable'


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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