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Student jailed for five years for making and sharing extreme images of child pornography

On his release Nur Nordin, 23, he will be considered for automatic deportation to Malaysia upon his release.

Police investigating 'unexplained' death at Dorchester Hotel

A post-mortem examination has proved inconclusive, while two men arrested in connection with the incident have been bailed pending further enquiries

The 2014 Bupa Westminster Mile (picture Bob Martine for Bupa Westminster Mile)

Follow in footsteps of marathon heroes by running Westminster Mile

The popular event takes place on May 24, with runners crossing the finishing line in The Mall

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

The demolished Carlton Tavern in Maida Vale

Carlton Tavern pub in Maida Vale must be rebuilt after demolition - brick by brick!

Council ruled Maida Vale pub being demolished was a "breach of planning control" and ordered an exact replica to be built on same spot

See shocking moment 'audacious' robber beats security man

Four men have pleaded guilty or been convicted for conspiracy to commit robbery following the failed raid, and all will be sentenced in June

Missing Westminster teen Charlina May found safe and well

The 13-year-old had been missing since Monday afternoon, last seen leaving her home in Barnet

Police searching for 13-year-old girl in Westminster

Charlina May, 13, did not return home on Monday (April 27) and her Oyster card was last used in central London

Election 2015: Westminster North

Can Labour hold Westminster North? We'll find out as voters go to the polls on May 7


Election 2015: Cities of London & Westminster

The Cities of London & Westminster residents will be heading to the polls in May’s General Election

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

Millie Mason in action

Schoolgirl leaps to victory at international show jumping competition

Millie Mason and her horse Freddie leapt over fences 1.3m-high to claim gold in Spain

London Marathon 2015: Great places to watch the race

Cutty Sark, Tower Bridge and Canary Wharf are some of the great locations where you can watch the runners zoom?

Dementia worker running London Marathon in memory of granddad

Watching her grandfather succumb to Alzheimer's inspired Cherly Gething to work with dementia sufferers - now she's helping them another way

More than 2,600 estate agents on London's high streets, research reveals

Westminster has the highest number of estate agents as a whole, while Ealing Broadway has the second highest number of estate agents within 400m of the tube station

Fourth arrest in murder investigation of Abdulhadi Arwani

Detectives continue to investigate the murder committed on April 7

Hayam Fahmi, from Brent, has been missing since April 6

Concerns for Brent girl, 14, missing since April 6

Police say there have been several sightings of Hayam Fahmi around London since then

Witnesses sought following collision between cyclist and pedestrian in Westminster

The pedestrian was taken to hospital following the collision and police are investigating, but no arrests have been made

Westminster is London's capital for fire-related call-outs, figures reveal

Westminster tops London's boroughs for fire call-outs, but others in west London fare better

Solomon Bygraves, 29, of no fixed abode attacked a frail pensioner for just £5. He was jailed on April 13

'Coward' jailed for shocking mugging of 93-year-old

The shocking attack by Solomon Bygraves, 29, was captured on CCTV and appalled the nation

Police car

Maida Vale man charged with terror offence

Abdul Raoof Al Shayab will appear at Westminster Magistrates' Court later in April

The Grade II listed Porters Rest on Piccadilly which has mysteriously disappeared

Missing: Unique 150-year-old piece of London’s history

A local historian believes the Grade II listed Porter's Rest has been removed by the council, but Westminster denies any responsibility

Road closed by the police

Cyclist killed in Westminster lorry crash

Police have appealed for witnesses after a woman was killed in a collision with a tipper lorry on Thursday morning

Police move to tackle begging in west London

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

Food Review: Diners will vote with their feet and come to Shepherd's of Westminster

Adrian Seal eats at Shepherd’s of Westminster, Marsham Court, Marsham Street, London SW1P 4LA. Telephone 020 7834 9552 -

Police target knife crime with crackdown in Westminster

Day of action sees knife arches and surrender bins used, while police talk at schools about the dangers of carrying knives

A volunteer works on refurbishing the gardens at The Portman Early Childhood Centre at Lisson Grove, Westminster

Businesses give run-down Westminster community centre gardens TLC

Over 30 volunteers helped spruce up The Portman Early Childhood Centre

Burglary gang who stole property worth £1m jailed

The trio were sentenced to a total of 17 years and six months in prison for targeting 20 expensive homes over 10 months

London Marathon 2015: When is it?

The London Marathon brings thousands of fundraisers together every year for a gruelling 26.2 miles - but when will they be hitting the capital's streets this year?

Easter 2015: Run 10k to earn your Easter eggs!

Fancy doing something completely different this year? Sign up to the London Easter 10k in Regents Park and earn your Easter eggs


Westminster is home to the Houses of Parliament and Buckingham Palace attracting millions of visitors each year. The West End houses some of the UK’s most affluent residents, but pockets of high deprivation exist in Paddington and Pimlico. The Westminster Chronicle brings you news from Pimlico, Victoria, Paddington, Queen’s Park and Maida Vale.

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Will Ackermann
Uxbridge and Hillingdon borough
Steve Bax
News Editor, West London
Danya Bazaraa
Ealing, Acton Greenford and Northolt
Goolistan Cooper
Uxbridge and Hillingdon borough
Alix Culbertson
Westminster, Hammersmith & Fulham, Kensington & Chelsea
Robert Cumber
Hounslow, Heston and Isleworth, Chiswick
Camilla Horrox
Ealing, Southall, West Ealing and Hanwell
Matt Lewis
Sports Reporter
Jacob Murtagh
Sports Reporter
Salina Patel
Feltham, Bedfont & Hanworth
Tim Street
Deputy Sports Editor
Paul Warburton
Sports Reporter