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Man has bag with £19,000 worth of euros stolen

The 31-year-old changed money in Victoria station and was attacked by three men at Kings Cross.

Notting Hill Carnival: Residents to get free clean-up

Neighbours living along the route in Kensington and Chelsea and Westminster can sign up to get their gardens and basement areas cleaned for free after the Carnival.


Notting Hill Carnival crack down: Shocking 126 people arrested as crack cocaine, crystal meth and machine guns seized

Since 4am today (August 19) a total of 126 people have been arrested with many banned from the Carnival and more could be caught today.


Cocaine and machine guns seized as 33 people arrested in Notting Hill Carnival crime prevention raids

40 rocks of 'crack cocaine' were found at an address in Westminster and many of those arrested will be banned from Carnival this weekend.

A-level results: DLD College students celebrate 99 per cent pass rate

Three students from the school in Marylebone are heading to Oxford after an impressive set of results.

Open House London: Doors to most exclusive buildings to open next month

Olivia Demetriades gives you a taste of the best sites to see during September's Open House London - many which are closed the rest of the year.

Jailed: Boys as young as 14 part of prolific Pimlico drug dealing gang

The 25-member gang were jailed following a massive operation by police who swooped on two west Pimlico estates in May, arresting 19 people for dealing class A and B drugs.

Feltham marine part of First World War Centenary service at Westminster Abbey

Proud mum of Adam Monk student at Feltham Community College praises her son's achievements as a marine cadet

Beatles Abbey Road crossing could get lollipop lady

The famous zebra crossing in St John's Wood could get a lollipop lady or man to ensure thousands of tourists are kept safe and to get traffic flowing.

Police officers from Hounslow deny ABH in court

A sergeant and two PCs appear at Westminster in connection with alleged assault last year.

Dementia is on the rise but west London fares better than elsewhere

The number of patients diagnosed with dementia in West London is significantly below the national average, new figures released today reveal.


Notting Hill Carnival reggae DJ WILL play this year after thousands sign petition

Channel One Sound System has been given the thumbs up to play at Carnival after more than 8,500 people signed a petition.

Lights Out ceremony held at Eastcote war memorial

Crowd of about 100 observe solemn commemoration of World War One anniversary

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Heathrow police officer convicted of assaulting suspected taxi tout

The court heard that PC Eliot, who was on routine patrol, stopped a vehicle within the grounds of Heathrow Airport on suspicion of taxi touting.             

Latest figures show why west London pupils were most likely to be suspended

The Department of Education have released numbers and percentages of students temporarily excluded for different reasons in the west London boroughs

A list stars' favourite Marylebone restaurant is told to clean up its act by hygiene inspectors

The Chiltern Firehouse, popular with A-list stars such as Kate Moss and David Beckham and even the Prime Minister has been given a two out of five star hygiene rating.

Bird's eye view of London Eye and Westminster

Man jumps into Thames to save woman in front of London Eye tourists

A man plunged into the water when he saw a woman struggling then a police officer dived in to save the pair last night (August 4).


London Zoo says wellbeing of animals first priority after beer thrown at tiger

Reports of animal welfare issues are being investigated by Westminster Council and nearly 65,000 people have signed a petition to stop parties.

Watch: Chelsea Pensioners join First World War car parade

The veterans were joined by Prince and Princess Michael of Kent to mark 100 years since the start of the First World War.

Turn off your lights for an hour on August 4 to commemorate the start of the First World War

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Lights to go out all over the UK to mark the outbreak of the First World War

London Zoo defends late parties where alcohol served

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London Zoo has defended its late night openings after claims of guests throwing glass at animals, pouring beer over them and trying to climb into the enclosures.  


Notting Hill Carnival: Reggae DJ honoured by support for soundsystem which may be ousted

Channel One Sound System may not get a licence to perform at Notting Hill Carnival after people objected, despite more than 8,000 people signing a petition for them to stay for their 33rd year

Prince and princess to join Chelsea Pensioners for First World War car parade

Prince and Princess Michael of Kent will be joining Chelsea Pensioners on Monday (August 4) as they parade through London in early 1900 cars to mark the First World War centenary.

Londoners urged to plan ahead to avoid getting caught out by RideLondon road closures

Residents affected by this year's Prudential RideLondon street cycle race are being urged to take note of road closures and plan ahead.

World Breastfeeding Week: Mother praises health visitor who diagnosed baby's curable condition

Today marks the beginning of World Breastfeeding Week which promotes the importance of breastfeeding. Alix Culbertson speaks to a Fulham mother who was having problems with her baby feeding.

London Zoo probe after beer is thrown at tiger and naked man tries to enter penguin pool

An investigation by Westminster Council has been launched over animal welfare concerns at night parties thrown every Friday

Discover how the First World War impacted on life in west London a century ago.

Your guide to World War One centenary events in west London

First World War commemorative events are taking place across west London in August and September. Here's our guide to what's on where.

Try making your own Magnum at Selfridges

Magnum is celebrating 25 years with an ice cream exclusive to the store in Oxford Street

Notting Hill Carnival: Fans furious as soundsystems may be forced out after 32 years

Channel One Sound System attracts thousands but may not be able to play this year's Carnival after neighbours objected to its licence

Head speaks of excitement ahead of proposed new Wealdstone secondary school

The expansion of Whitefriars is a part of the borough-wide expansion programme.


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