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Gunpoint kidnapper jailed for Shepherd's Bush abduction attempt

Benson Igbokwe has been jailed for trying to abduct a terrified woman from outside her Shepherd's Bush home as he wanted keys to the boutique she worked at


Kate Middleton delivers a baby girl

Kensington Palace confirmed in a tweet that Kate Middleton and baby are doing well

Royal baby: Kate Middleton goes into labour and is admitted to Lindo Wing

The Duchess of Cambridge was taken to St Mary’s Hospital ahead of the royal birth at 6am on Saturday.

Rich List 2015: Kensington property owner Len Blavatnik top with £13.17 BILLION fortune

The Ukrainian-born businessman - who owns a £200 million pound property - has topped an annual list featuring 117 billionaires

Notting Hill newlyweds survive Everest avalanches following Nepalese earthquake

When the Nepal earthquake happened, the Notting Hill couple described the ground "shaking violently" - at their approx 6,000m altitude base camp

Hammersmith resident, Oliver Defoe found safe and well

The 71-year-old was last seen in the Du Cane Road area on Tuesday

The £15m 'beach hut-style' property in Kensington swhich was left neighbours bemused and angry

Owner of striped 'beach hut' home told to repaint Kensington mansion

Homeowner Zipporah Lisle-Mainwaring faces prosecution if she ignores Kensington & Chelsea Council's order to repaint the house

Twiggy campaigns for second emergency medical helicopter for London

Model, actress and singer Twiggy who now lives in Kensington, has backed a campaign for a second helicopter for London’s Air Ambulance

Campden ward Conservatives brought into question over shocking 'activist' tweet

The Conservative Party in Kensington & Chelsea have faced a backlash over "vile and inappropriate" tweets sent from an account they claim is not controlled by them

71-year-old Oliver Defoe has been missing since Tuesday

71-year-old dementia sufferer missing from Hammersmith

Police need your help to find Oliver Defoe last seen in the Du Cane Road area on Tuesday

Election 2015: Kensington

Will the Conservative Party hold its Kensington seat or will voters go with a different party?

Bank Holiday Weekend: Things to do with the family

May bank holiday is coming up so here are some ideas on things for the whole family to do

It costs £2,253 to rent in Kensington & Chelsea!

The average cost to rent a property in Kensington & Chelsea is staggering

The hustings table (l-r) Jack Bovill (UKIP), Robin McGhee (Lib Dems), Robina Rose (Green), Chair Mary Gardiner, Rod Abouharb (Labour), Tobias Abse (Alliance for Green Socialism), Tony Auguste (Cannabis is Safer Than Alcohol) and Victoria Borwick (Conservatives), sitting with Rock Feilding-Mellon

Kensington candidates gather for hustings ahead of general election

Organisers wanted to hear candidates' views on issues affecting the voluntary and community sector

Stark rise in number of west Londoners using food banks

The number has skyrocketed by nearly a third over the past year, to more than 14,000, while across the UK a record 1m now rely on free food handouts

Venus vs. Mars: West London writer talks about show

Hit TV show Venus vs. Mars is now showing on Sky Living. Getwestlondon chats to contributing writer Delia-Rene Donaldson about the show

“We're gonna need a bigger house”

Five of the oddest houses in the UK

As Kensington home owner paints her house red and white, we take a look at some other homeowners' unique design and decor ideas

Man rescued from second floor window of burning Knightsbridge flat

The man was taken to hospital by the London Ambulance Service suffering from smoke inhalation.

Labour candidate for Kensington, Dr Rod Abouharb

Dr Rod Abouharb: Kensington becoming 'elephant's graveyard' of overpriced, overseas-owned homes

Labour parliamentary candidate for Kensington, Dr Rod Abouharb, discusses the lack of affordable local housing in his final column before the election.

Winners Amy Loughery and Lukas Hamilton Eddy clutch their award in front of the panel of judges

High-flying Kensington student wins prestigious law award

Lukas Hamilton Eddy has been named Future Legal Mind 2015 and landed a placement at leading solicitors

People flee home following Bayswater basement fire

Fire crews are not treating the cause of the fire as suspicious

Residential burglaries in Kensington & Chelsea down by 10%

Police say it's the result of its partnership with the council, but wants to see figures fall further

The £15m 'beach hut-style' property in Kensington swhich was left neighbours bemused and angry

Neighbours' anger at Kensington's £15m 'beach hut-style' house

The house has been painted with distinctive red and white stripes, and is becoming a local tourist attraction

West African art exhibition comes to Kensington for third year

Aabru art is the leading platform for modern and contemporary west African art, and you can see its Transcending Boundaries exhibition in Kensington this spring

Specialist patisserie Maître Choux opens in South Kensington

New specialist patisserie Maître Choux is opening in South Kensington - get on down and taste some of its treats!

Police praised for rescuing man from burning flat

Four police officers were treated by paramedics after forcing entry to a burning flat to rescue a man from inside

Police move to tackle begging in west London

Dispersal zones set up in Westminster and Kensington & Chelsea to tackle the growing problem of begging

Just some of the prestigious award winners

London Scouts awarded for their achievements

The prestigious awards were given to young people and leaders from the Scout County of Greater London Middlesex West

The Tulip Tree: 'Enoch Powell, the hopeless romantic'

Oliver Michell explains why he made the controversial politician's little-known love affair the subject of his award-winning play The Tulip Tree

Portobello Square in north Kensington has been shortlisted in the Best Urban Regeneration Project category in the First Time Buyers Readers Awards 2015

North Kensington housing development up for national award and needs your help

Portobello Square needs you to vote if it is to win a category in the First Time Buyers Readers’ Awards


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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