Prudential RideLondon: Major road closures during event announced

Described as a "spectacle" thousands of cyclists will pedal through London during the event which could cause major congestion

Mahyar Bahamani

Man accused of spending nearly 50k on cloned credit cards

Mahyar Bahamani is alleged to have committed a string of frauds worth £49,143, over a six-month period last year

Songs For A New World coming to St James' Theatre

Watch amazing musical Songs For A New World at St James' Theatre in Westminster

CCTV appeal after young woman with osteoporosis elbowed in bus attack

Police have released a CCTV image of a woman they would like to speak with in connection with the alleged assault

Around 70,000 bikes stolen in London in 2014

Across London, Westminster had the second highest number of bikes reported stolen last year, with 1,336 thefts

Food hygiene: Search for zero-rated premises near you

If you're planning on getting a takeaway or dining out, you’ll want to have a peek at the scores on the doors first

Appeal to find woman wanted in connection with kidnapping

Detectives appeal for witnesses after 47-year-old woman is bound and hooded into a dark coloured three door car in Fernhead Road in Westminster

Disabled protesters try to storm Commons, forcing police lockdown

A 50-strong police unit lined up in Westminster's Central Lobby to stop the campaigners, pulling some back as they had their hands on the chamber door

Night Tube noise fears for Westminster residents

London Assembly member Murad Qureshi has already been approached by residents about particularly noisy sections of the Jubilee line track near Glenworth Street.

Boy aged 13 pleads guilty to two sexual assaults

The boy pleaded guilty to two counts of sexual assault when he appeared at youth court on Monday (June 22)

13-year-old boy arrested by detectives investigating sexual assaults

The boy was arrested at an address in Kilburn at 2.30pm on Sunday (June 21)

Police search for man after two sexual assaults

Both victims were women in their 20s

Guilty: Anilton Soares, Terrence Hart, Ashley Sheldrick and Cassia de Sousa Rodrigues

Four guilty after brothel ring uncovered

"Our evidence suggests that in three years, the group made around £12.3m.”

Man charged in connection with death of Hillingdon dad Redwan El-Ghaidouni

Marwias Kaka, was due to appear at Uxbridge Magistrates Court on Thursday morning charged with perverting the course of justice

Cultural festival and week-long celebration of Westminster returns this month

SouthWestFest will run for 10 days and include the popular Festival Day

Permanent home found for new Marylebone Boys' School

It will open as part of the Paddington Basin regeneration scheme in September 2017

In pictures: Hollywood glamour at DLD College prom

Around 120 students from DLD College London's Marylebone and Balgravia campuses enjoyed their Fulham Palace prom

Eddie Redmayne appointed OBE in Queen's Birthday Honours list

Oscar-winner Eddie Redmayne has been included in the Queen's latest Birthday Honours list

Knighthood for Lenny Henry in Queen's Birthday Honours list

Comedian and co-founder of Comic Relief, Lenny Henry, has been included in the Queen's latest Birthday Honours list

Jailed: Baker Street men who beat security guard during robbery bid

The four men were given prison sentences ranging from six to 10 years

Get on your bikes this summer with Sky Ride

Discover your local area on two wheels by joining free guided cycle rides throughout west London


Christopher Lee dies: Reaction and tributes to legendary actor

Legendary actor Sir Christopher Lee - famous for roles in Lord of the Rings and Star Wars - has died aged 93

Arrest made after man threatens to set himself on fire outside BBC

Police were called on Wednesday morning to reports a man had threatened to set himself on fire

Student picks up national award - aged 85!

Ashraf Ali said it was better "pursuing further studies rather than doing nothing"

Teenage girl sexually assaulted while travelling on bus

Officers say unwanted sexual behaviour on the transport network is not tolerated and all sexual offences are taken very seriously

Fire crews called to deal with burst Westminster water main

Sandbags used to stop water entering nearby restaurant and cinema

A Late-Middle Bronze Age to Late Bronze Age copper alloy plain pegged spearhead with leaf-shaped blade. Found in Westminster.

Archaeological treasures unearthed in London

They say the streets of London are paved with gold - and it turns out the rivers are full of historic treasures too!

Reggae Reggae Sauce founder Levi Roots with students from Westminster Kingsway College

Levi Roots talks to young entrepreneurs in Westminster

The Dragons' Den success story visited Kingsway College to give inspirational talk before judging food competition

Billionaire's Row contractor fined for illegal work on historic house

No permission had been granted for the work on the Grade II listed property, in Chester Square, where Roman Abramovich and Nigella Lawson live

New figures show fall in fires in central London

Stats for Hammersmith & Chelsea, Kensington & Chelsea and Westminster have revealed a drop compared to five years ago


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