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Mohammed Emwazi Maida Vale ex-classmates in disbelief as they say 'he was a normal kid'

West Londoner Mohammed Emwazi - also known as 'Jihadi John' - has been ousted as the Briton responsible for beheading journalists and aid workers for ISIS

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

Mohammed Emwazi named as ISIS executioner Jihadi John

The Metropolitan Police and Downing Street have declined to confirm the identification of 'Jihadi John', which has been released by press in America

Thousands of firefighters protest in Westminster as part of strike

Firefighters from across London joined in the 24-hour strike over pension schemes and retirement age, with a rally held in Westminster

Met's biggest EVER drugs money haul to be spent on fighting crime

Four men were jailed after police seized £600,000 in cash and over 100kg of cannabis and cocaine in Barons Court and St John's Wood

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

First look at what new Thames pedestrian bridge to Pimlico could look like

Londoners are being asked to choose their favourite design for the bridge from Nine Elms in Battersea to Pimlico in Westminster

Care home admissions soar in Hammersmith and Fulham

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

See £250,000 McLaren supercar reduced to mangled wreck in Belgravia crash

The McLaren 650S Spider, which costs an eye-watering £250,000, was badly damaged in the Saturday night crash in Belgravia, Westminster

'Cyclists may hold vital information about fatal Victoria crash'

Police issue a fresh appeal for witnesses to the lorry collision which left 36-year-old Claire Hitier-Abadie dead

Tragic cyclist killed in Victoria lorry crash named by police

Police have identified the cyclist killed in a collision in Victoria this week as Claire Hitier-Abadie, a 36-year-old French national living in Marylebone, Westminster

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


Police appeal for witnesses after fatal Victoria cyclist collision

A 36-year-old woman died on Thursday (February 19) after her bike was crushed by a lorry in Victoria

Paddington deaths: Post-mortems reveal how couple were killed

Zohra and Hassan Amrani were found dead at their home in Paddington a day after their son Ashraf, a convicted rapist, died in a suspected suicide

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

Happy Chinese New Year! Thousands of Londoners celebrate Chinese New Year

Find out where to celebrate in London and what Chinese New Year is all about from our Hong Kong born and bred reporter Alix Culbertson

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


Witnesses describe horror as cyclist killed in Victoria lorry collision

A cyclist - a woman in her 30s - was pronounced dead at the scene of a collision with a lorry, in Victoria, on Thursday morning

Police identify mentally-ill woman filmed trying to strangle baby in Boots

The woman, who reached inside a mother's pushchair and grabbed the one-year-old's throat, is in a mental health facility and has not been arrested.

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Man charged with £5 robbery of frail pensioner in Westminster

Solomon Bygraves, 29, is due to appear in court on Wednesday charged with the robbery of 93-year-old Stanley Evans

Shocking CCTV shows woman strangling BABY in Westminster Boots

The woman is reported to have said: 'That baby would rather be dead' after trying to strangle the one-year-old while the child laid in her pushchair in Boots

Lucky escape for woman after 10th-floor flat fire in home with NO smoke alarms

Firefighters are using the incident as a warning to keep smoke alarms working after the 10th-floor flat was badly damaged


Man arrested after Londoners react in horror to frail pensioner attacked for £5

Stanley Evans, 93, was pushed to the ground in his own block of flats in Westminster and had his wallet stolen with just £5 in it

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

West London has most expensive homes in England and Wales

Almost 40% of all roads with average property prices of £1m or more are in west London including the country's most expensive street

Shocking video shows frail pensioner attacked for FIVE pounds

The 92-year-old is now living in fear after he was pushed to the floor in his own block of flats in Westminster and his wallet stolen

London Fire Brigade reveals embarrassing Fifty Shades of Grey call-outs this Valentine's Day

In one of 472 call-outs in 2013/14, two firefighters had to remove two rings from a man's penis using a HYDRAULIC cutting equipment

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

Expensive Westminster accused of 'social cleansing' after spending £6m on council flats - in east London

Westminster - UK's most expensive borough - accused of "social clensing" after buying council flats in east London but the council says its the only way to house homeless people

West Londoners least likely in UK to get into the army

The army recruitment centre in Victoria has the highest amount of failures in the country


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