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Body discovered in kitchen after Covent Garden flat fire

An investigation into the cause of the fire has been launched after a man was found dead at the scene in Tavistock Street

Greenpeace targets Kensington Sainsbury's stores over its John West tuna

The environmental group is unhappy the supermarket continues to stock John West tuna and wants it to follow the example of Tesco and Waitrose

The best things to do in west London this week, including the legendary Ronan Keating LIVE!

Legendary musician Ronan Keating is coming to west London this week for a live concert, along with a host of other activities and events

Road accidents in Kensington and Chelsea fall to all-time 25-year low

Latest TfL figures show fewest accidents on the Royal borough's roads since records began in 1990

Police track down driver after elderly man dies in collision with a lorry in Kensington

A 71-year-old man has tragically died after being involved in a collision with a lorry outside a tube station on Friday night

Elderly man dies after being hit by a lorry that did not stop in Kensington

Police are searching for the driver after a lorry did not stop at an incident that lead to a 71-year-old man dying

Young's pubs offering free pint today in celebration of 185th birthday

Claim your free pint this Thursday (September 22) as Young's give away free drinks to celebrate its 185th birthday

Celebrate the art of graffiti at its spiritual west London home

The free family event marks 30 years of graffiti at Trellick Tower in North Kensington tower

Wildlife presenter Steve Backshall coming to Hayes as part of UK tour

Wildlife writer and TV presenter Steve Backshall is bringing his UK tour to Hayes this October; don't miss your chance to see him live!

Final renovation at Holland Park museum to be completed after huge restoration grant

Leighton House Museum will use a £337,000 grant to update later additions to the historic building

The best things to do in west London this week, including Americana band Red Sky July live!

Americana Country band Red Sky July is coming to west London this week, along with a host of other activities and events

Met chief to discuss crime and policing during Q&A session for residents

The Commissioner's Roadshow will be held at Westfield shopping centre and allow people in H&F and K&C quiz the Sir Bernard Hogan-Howe

Animal charity covers four-figure fees for homeless man's dog after Kensington hit and run

The Mayhew Animal Home operated and looked after Lucky after she was hit by a car while walking with 'inseparable' owner Gulbar Hussain

Heartwarming tale of neighbour who rescued elderly woman from life of 'squalor' in her Fulham flat

When Lucy Ashen was invited into her reclusive neighbour's home, she was horrified by what she saw

Chewing gum hotspots revealed as new campaign launched to clean up Kensington & Chelsea streets

The council is targeting hot spots and says it can cost up to £1.50 to remove a piece of gum that costs just 3p

Smash and grab raider who went on Kilburn burglary spree with sledgehammers and stolen mopeds jailed

Connor Patterson from Kilburn was part of a gang that stole items in a violent raids in the dead of night

What's going on in west London this weekend, including an adorable dog show in Isleworth!

The annual Isleworth Riverside Dog Show is coming to west London this weekend, along with a host of other activities and events

Open House London: What to see at largest annual festival of architecture and design

Open House, the world's largest showcase of architecture and design, is taking place across 750 of the capital's best buildings this weekend

Shocking figures reveal 'postcode lottery' of care for disabled people in London

Campaigners say the cuts in some areas are 'unacceptable' and people's lives are being put at risk

Man released following Kensington terrorism arrest

The 61-year-old must return to a police station in November while officers continue with their investigation

New book looks to crack 50-year-old unsolved Jack the Stripper murder mystery

The Nude Murders killing spree saw eight women killed in west London by a serial killer with echoes of Jack the Ripper

Emergency call operators help three people trapped in Ladbroke Grove fire

The blaze at a sheltered accommodation block also left two people needing hospital treatment for smoke inhalation

Kensington property being searched by counter terrorism police

Officers swooped on the property on Monday afternoon, and are continuing to search it for evidence

Frosted windows used to help tackle use of prostitute cards in Kensington phone boxes

Twenty BT phone booths thought to be the worst affected in the borough have been fitted with the glass to prevent the public viewing the explicit material

Watch drug smuggler being arrested by police after £12m haul flown to UK in hired helicopter

Watch video footage of the police pursuit of the smugglers after haul of Class A drugs discovered

Traffic jams expected in Holland Park as burst water main repairs to run into weekend

Thames Water has apologies for inconvenienced caused by the incident at Holland Park roundabout

London routes affected as two-day Southern Rail strike begins

Long-running dispute sees Southern Rail guards walk out once again over changes to their role

Fears for future of historic Kensington Odeon as demolition looms

It had been hoped that an Asset of Community Value listing would save the 1926 Art Deco building, but it may come too late

Second 24-hour bus strike gets under way in London

Around 25 Tower Transit London bus routes are affected with at least half a dozen of these impacting west Londoners

Shocking footage shows woman lifted by her throat in Notting Hill robbery

Detectives have released CCTV images of two suspects after the violent robbery left the victim unconscious on the floor


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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