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Hounslow woman appears in court charged over Syria terrorism plans

Angela Shafiq, who is accused of helping a friend who planned to travel to Syria, was bailed to appear at the Old Bailey this Friday

Record number of children adopted in London

The Government is attributing the rise in adoptions to its changes to the adoption system which make it quicker and easier

Magic FM DJ Neil Fox arrested on suspicion of historical sex offences

The former Pop Idol judge, born in Harrow, was quizzed at a central London police station yesterday morning.

Former Bond girl leads the way for Silver Sunday

Honor Blackman, who played Pussy Galore in Goldfinger, will be taking part in this weekend's Silver Sunday celebrations to help conquer loneliness in older people across west London, writes James Sherrard

Worries over super sewer getting in way of new cycle superhighway

The new east-west cycle would go from Tower Hill to Acton, through Westminster and Kensington and Chelsea, writes James Sherrard

Former London Assembly member for Hillingdon, Richard Barnes

Former Hillingdon councillor and Boris deputy ditches Tory party for UKIP

Richard Barnes, a former right hand man to Mayor Boris Johnson, has defected to the UK Independence Party who he said had the "right answers" to Britain's issues.

Hammersmith and Fulham pensioners least likely in England to get flu jab

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West London pensioners were among the least likely to get a flu jab last winter

Westminster Magistrates Court

Man found with four guns and live ammo in Notting Hill

Nathan Cuffy, 25, of Dartmouth Close appeared at Westminster Magistrates' Court today following his arrest on Friday (September 26)

K&C and Westminster come up trumps in London in Bloom competition

The two central west London boroughs won several awards in the annual London in Bloom awards, writes James Sherrard

Pair charged with gun possession and another arrested in Notting Hill today

Two men arrested on Wednesday (Sep 24) in Marylebone have been charged with having a gun to endanger life and another was arrested in Notting Hill today

Breaking: 'Gang members' arrested as Russian handgun seized in Marylebone

Five men were arrested last night in Marylebone for having a Baikal loaded handgun


Wembley man charged with making Iraqi road side bombs

Anis Sardar from Wembley has been charged with conspiring to murder and conspiring to cause an explosion and will appear at Westminster Magistrates Court today.

'Beds in sheds' crackdown leads to action against nearly 150 landlords in Hounslow

Hounslow Council has ordered the destruction of more illegal buildings and extensions than all but three other local authorities in England

Mansion tax will hit a quarter of Kensington and Chelsea homes

A 'mansion tax' on homes worth £2 million or more would be implemented by Labour if they win the next election. They have been accused of taxing just Londoners.

West Londoners are generally a happy bunch, says official survey

Latest wellbeing figures show large increase in satisfaction levels, according to Office for National Statistics

Train delays between Paddington and Reading this evening

Cancellations and disruption expected tonight (Tuesday, September 23) after two people killed at Slough train station this morning.

Watch: Motorist, 64, could lose sight after brutal attack

Police are looking for a couple after a man in his car was punched repeatedly in the face on his way to Regent's Park Mosque and now faces blindness

West London parents fear homes in their areas will be beyond the pay packets of their children

Rent prices in some parts of west London have risen by more than a fifth in two years according to figures released by the National Housing Federation

RNLI crew in daring rescue beneath London Eye

A man was rescued by RNLI volunteers from the cables holding down the London Eye in the Thames

Friday bus strike called off - but Monday's is still on

Bus strikes across the Capital have been cancelled on Friday but will still go ahead Monday, and we have details of services affected.

Cadets who cleaned up WW1 graves in Heston are honoured by Boris Johnson

Tutors who teach young offenders in Feltham were also among the volunteers recognised at the Team London 2014 Achievement Awards last night

West London rent rises leave parents fearing children will be priced out of area

Rents in some parts of West London have risen by more than a fifth in two years, as figures reveal parents fear their children will be priced out.

West London: Greggs capital of the UK?

Despite the area's affluent reputation, our study may surprise you...

A tour of Bentley Priory, where the Battle of Britain was won

Our reporter John Shammas was invited to tour the beautiful grounds of Bentley Priory, which acted as the HQ for Fighter Command during the Battle of Britain.

Angie Bray MP: Scotland's decision will have huge implications for England too

Regardless of whether its Yes or No, the Scottish independence vote will have wide ranging implications for those of us in England, writes Ealing Central & Acton MP Angie Bray

Bullets at Broadway

Few shows escape the affectionate but no-holds-barred mockery in a night of spot-on musical parodies

Inquest of nurse found hanged after Royal Baby hoax call starts today

Jacintha Saldanha inquest - found hanged after a hoax call from to DJs -  due to the begin in Westminster

Support from just 70 local Tories could set Boris Johnson on his way to Number 10

A vote from fifty per cent of the Uxbridge and South Ruislip Conservative Association's 139 members is enough to secure his candidacy

Revealed: West London's police forces have hundreds of vacancies

Figures show all west London's borough police forces have double-digit vacancies which are not being filled. Labour believes this is how Boris Johnson is cutting down on costs

Police ask for help to find missing Westminster man in late 20s

Gerrard Ward, 28, has been missing since last night and is often seen around Victoria


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News Editor, Uxbridge Gazette
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Ealing, Southall, West Ealing and Hanwell
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News Editor, Hounslow Chronicle
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News Editor, Harrow and Wembley Observer
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Sports Reporter
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Hounslow, Feltham, Bedfont and Hanworth
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News Editor, Harrow and Wembley Observer
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Rayners Lane, South Harrow, North Harrow, Harrow on the Hill, Wealdstone and Wembley
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Deputy Sports Editor
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