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Teen arrested for attempted murder following Hyde Park water fight

A police officer and two other people were stabbed as the water fight turned ugly, and an 18-year-old was arrested on Wednesday morning

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Police issue six more images of people wanted over Marble Arch McDonald's disorder

Third round of photos released by police of people they wish to identify after the fast food restaurant was 'ransacked'

City Hall to become first local authority to sell 'clean electricity' as Sadiq Khan takes up new role in global committee

The Mayor announced today that City Hall have taken the first step in getting a license to give London 'clean electricity'

What's going on near you this week, including a fun swing show as it's recorded for BBC Radio 2

Joe Stilgoe and the BBC Big Band are coming to west London this week, along with a host of other activities and events

Police make fresh appeal over McDonald's 'ransacking' after seven teens arrested

Four teenage girls, aged as young as 15, remained in custody on Sunday (July 24) morning

Guilty pleas from west London men who ripped £11k ring off woman's hand

By the time officers found the jewellery stolen by Junior Morgan and Dean McFarlane it had already been broken down

Woman taken to hospital after Park Lane collision

Police said the woman's condition was unknown following the crash, which involved two vehicles

Construction begins on new Westminster college which will team up with industry giants

The Sir Simon Milton Westminster University Technical College (UTC) will open in September 2017 and provide essential skills for those wanting to work in transport, engineering and construction industries

Police appeal after McDonald's in Marble Arch is 'ransacked'

Looters targeted the fast food store on the same night violence flared in Hyde Park

Man sentenced to life in prison for murdering Brent woman he was meeting for a date

Miles Donnell, of Westminster, was given life with a minimum of 23 years for the unexplained murder of Usha Patel

Cleaner greener air as Marylebone wins a million to become a Low Emission Neighbourhood

Campaigners hope it will lead to 'creating a greener and cleaner city for all to enjoy'

'Why is Boris Back?' and more messages from public as Greenpeace hijacks his battle bus in Westminster protest

The party asked people to stick messages of hope on the bus used to display Boris Johnson's infamous NHS message during the EU referendum campaign

London Mayor gives fearful residents a boost over Nine Elms Bridge

Sadiq Khan has acknowledged the concerns of Westminster councillors and those living near the bridge's proposed landing point in Pimlico

See Rubik's Cube champion conquer the puzzle... with his eyes shut

Maxim Chechnev visited Portland Place School to show off his skills and conquered the cube while blindfolded


Police officer and two others stabbed after Hyde Park water fight turns violent

A second officer also required hospital treatment when struck by a bottle thrown by a 'hostile crowd' in Hyde Park

House prices fell by 1.2% in London between June and July

London house prices fall amid Brexit 'uncertainty'

But average house prices in Kensington and Chelsea leap by nearly 11% during July

Vulnerable man missing from Hounslow after leaving hospital

Jerzy Bilecki has not been seen since leaving West Middlesex Hospital in the early hours of Friday, July 15

Crowds descend on London as two protest groups hold demonstrations

Far-right English Defence League (EDL) group and The People's Assembly against austerity protest in London

How is your MP planning to vote on the Trident nuclear deterrent?

The majority of west London MPs say they support renewing Britain's nuclear submarines - but one is strongly opposed

What's going on near you this week, including talented vocal group The Overtones

PUBLISH MONDAY JULY 18 British-Irish doo-wop band The Overtones are coming to west London this weekend, along with a host of other fun activities and events

Patients rate doctor's surgeries across west London - see how yours fared

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GP Patients Survey rates surgeries on a seven-point criteria - find out how your local practice was ranked using our interactive gadget

Parents fined more than £100,000 for children missing school in west London

The number of fines for unauthorised term-time leave has increased ten-fold in parts of the capital

Car involved in fatal crash put on display outside Parliament to highlight danger of dangerous driving

The car, which was split in half by the force of the crash, is outside the Houses of Parliament as part of a campaign for tougher sentences on dangerous drivers

The demolished Carlton Tavern in Maida Vale

Inquiry finds Maida Vale pub must be REBUILT following controversial demolition

A planning inspector said the Carlton Tavern should be rebuilt within two years after developers tore it down with permission

Prudentual RideLondon: Pubs and beer gardens to enjoy along the routes

Watching the Prudential RideLondon cycle weekend can be thirsty work; here are the best pubs for a pit-stop along the routes

Security scare closes Baker Street station at evening rush hour

Trains did not stop at the station while investigators examined the package, which was later deemed safe


Houses of Parliament in lockdown as police investigate 'suspicious package'

Police were called amid reports that a suspicious package was sent to a Labour peer

Chilcot report: Tony Blair labelled 'war criminal' in Westminster protest

Millions opposed the decision to invade Iraq in 2003, and many will feel justified after the publication of the 2.6m word report

College students enjoy 'enchanting' evening at Summer Ball

Students enjoyed live music, food and an Enchanted Forest theme for their annual dance


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