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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

Delight and despair for west London boxers at National Championships

Three of our finest share mixed fortunes in former Junior ABAs

Kensington hotel offers up its library for World Book Day

The Crowne Plaza Kensington in Cromwell Road will be opening up its library for people of all ages to enjoy reading for World Book Day on March 5

It takes 32.5 years to buy your first home in Kensington and Chelsea

MP Tessa Jowelll releases research revealing the true impact of London's housing crisis

Olympia London: What's on in 2015 at Kensington's venue

Take a look at Olympia's events to plan what you'll be attending throughout the year            

Right to Buy sales soar across west London in 2014

The number of homes sold in Hounslow in 2014 were 10 times higher than the year before

James Cracknell, Andrew Strauss and Kirstie Allsopp in race for Sir Malcolm Rifkind's seat

Could rower James Cracknell, cricketer Andrew Strauss, journalist Jeremy Paxman or Location Location Location's Kirstie Allsopp become the new Kensington MP?

Scenes from Oscar-winning The Theory of Everything filmed in Brent

The Theory of Everything crew transformed Brent Town Hall into a hospital to films scenes for the Oscar-winning movie

Man kicked, beaten and subjected to homophobic abuse in failed street robbery

The 38-year-old victim was approached by three men on St Charles Place at the junction with Chesterton Road, in North Kensington at 3.35am on Saturday

Get your greens on at this weekend's BBC Good Food Eat Well show

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The BBC Good Food Eat Well show, aimed at healthy but delicious eating, is coming to Olympia for the first time this weekend

Care home admissions soar in Hammersmith and Fulham

However, west London has some of the lowest admission rates for older adults in England


Sir Malcolm Rifkind: 'It's not fair to my constituents so I'm stepping down as Kensington MP'

The Kensington MP has also stood down as chairman of the Intelligence and Security Committee over the 'cash for access' allegations

Kensington MP, Sir Malcolm Rifkind

Kensington MP Malcolm Rifkind suspended over 'cash for access' allegations

The MP has had the party whip suspended after offering his services for cash to undercover reporters posing as Chinese investors

Kensington MP, Sir Malcolm Rifkind

Kensington MP Rifkind denies 'cash for access' allegations

Sir Malcolm Rifkind was filmed undercover saying he was self-employed to reporters he thought were Chinese investors

Playwright brings Afghanistan war legacy to West Kensington

Kevin Lee's Time for Heroes is currently showing at Barons Court Theatre in West Kensington

The National Wedding Show 2015: All things white and wonderful

Ideas and inspiration galore at this year's The National Wedding Show, at London's Olympia this weekend

Waitrose to open new convenience store in West Kensington

Little Waitrose is due to open in North End Road, West Kensington, this spring

Millions 'charged illegally' by private parking firms

In 2013 the RAC believes UK drivers were overcharged by £100 million and could be set to get a refund

London estate agents rake in over a BILLION pounds

A study has revealed high street estate agents were rubbing their hands with glee as they earned £1.1 billion in 2014

Unemployment falls across west London: How did your borough fare?

The unemployment rate dropped in all west London boroughs over the year to January 2015, official figures show

Mayor donates thousands to help St Mary's Hospital tackle youth violence

More than a third of young patients at the Paddington hospital's major trauma centre were injured as a result of stabbings, gunshot wounds or blunt instrument wounds

Number of households waiting for council housing in west London falls

Less people were on waiting lists for social housing in 2014 than 2013, according to the Department for Communities and Local Government

The National Wedding Show in London: A bride's guide

The National Wedding Show will be running at Kensington's Olympia from Friday (February 20) to Sunday (February 22)

Teens jailed for gunpoint robberies at west London brothels

Shepherd's Bush teens Faisal Masood, Melchezidec Williams and Kyan Bhola were jailed for a total of 32 years for 13 robberies which Interpol found 96 witnesses for

See how council tax has changed in your area since 2010

Residents in Harrow have seen an increase in council tax over the past five years while other west London boroughs have seen their tax bill fall

Woman pretended to be single parent to claim £25,000 in benefits

Erika Fletcher Sanchez cheated the taxpayer out of thousands of pounds by lying about having a husband

E-Coli cases doubled in Kensington and Chelsea last year

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Figures for the superbug, MRSA, were substantially down in 2014 across west London compared to previous year

Kensington MP, Sir Malcolm Rifkind

Kensington's Tory MP denies being 'invisible to voters'

First-time Labour parliamentary candidate Rod Abouharb has hit out at Conservative incumbent Sir Malcolm Rifkind

NHS Crisis: More than £44 million spent on agency nurses in west London

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West London NHS trusts spent nearly 150% more on agency nurses in 2014 than in 2013


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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