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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

Water from the tip of the Thames reaches Houses of Parliament

Mayor of Hounslow Corinna Smart received the bottle from Chiswick lifeboat crew after it spent the night at the London Museum of Water and Steam

Jailed: Teen who ripped £50,000 of jewellery from woman in car

Gang member Remy McLeod, 19, ripped earrings and a Rolex from a woman in St John's Wood after forcing his way into her car.

Eric Pickles to unveil statue of former Deputy London Mayor Sir Simon Milton

Communities Secretary Eric Boris will unveil a bronze statue of Boris Johnson's former deputy, who died in 2011, at a new development in Paddington next week.

'London restaurants now better than Paris as customers get more choosy'

A Bayswater restaurant critic has said London restaurants are the best in Europe thanks to Brits demanding more of their experience.

Deaths from taking drugs fall in Hillingdon and Hammersmith but rising in Westminster

New figures reveal the numbers of deaths from drug taking have halved in Hillingdon but are seeing increases elsewhere.

Busy week for Boris as selection procedure goes up a gear

Rumours of 'hats in the ring' as Conservative association starts the process of weeding out potential candidates

ATL claims

Youngsters celebrate primary school results in H&F, Westminster and K&C

State-funded 11-year-olds smash their targets with Westminster making one of the best improvements in the country

Teen jumps off Westminster Bridge for 'Youtube footage' dare

Tower RNLI have rescued a teenager who jumped into the Thames River from Westminster Bridge for a dare.

Traffic marshal with severe leg injuries after lorry collision

A 25-year-old male traffic marshal is still in hospital after the collision on Victoria Embankment near Westminster Bridge.

MP to take disabled driver's PCN battle to Westminster

Bob Blackman lends fuming motorist Frank Acton his support in fight against Ealing Council.

The 233 unidentified bodies found across London

A corpse found under a Hounslow railway bridge last month and a man whose head was blown off in an explosion near Wormwood Scrubs 31 years ago are among the bodies the Met Police has never been able to identify

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Westway commuter chaos as man seriously injured in crash

The eastbound Westway, Marylebone Flyover and Harrow Road slip were all closed this morning as people made their way into central London.

Boris: What are the odds on blond ambition in Uxbridge and South Ruislip?

Ladbrokes had already paid out on bets on him to stand in Uxbridge & South Ruislip in 2015, even before this morning's news.

Jailed: Violent thug who throttled women to steal jewellery and handbags

Junior Cooper, of Queen's Park, was jailed today for 12 years after he throttled women in Westminster and Camden then ripped out their earrings and stole Rolex's

Tennis ace Heather Watson backs Westminster's Active Weekend

The tennis star is backing the initiative where Westminster's leisure centres will open for free this weekend to encourage people to do sport, Sheena Anadkat reports.

Hammersmith and Fulham policewoman fired after breaching police data act

Sadaf Bhatti pleaded guilty to using police computers for personal use


Warwick Avenue house fire under control

Luckily, nobody has been injured after the blaze took over the first floor.

Breaking: House fire in Warwick Avenue

Firefighters are currently battling a blaze in Warwick Avenue, Westminster

What's on: What to do in West London over the Bank Holiday weekend

Check out our suggestions on where to take the kids this weekend

Lady Justice

Hounslow police officers appear in court over alleged assault

Three serving officers appeared at Southwark Crown Court today charged with ABH, which they deny

H&F, Westminster and K&C GCSE results

Results as we get them from Hammersmith and Fulham, Kensington and Chelsea and Westminster. Alix Culbertson, Olivia Demetriades and Sheena Anadkat report. Scroll down to find your school. 


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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Steve Bax
Digital Editor, Get West London
Danya Bazaraa
Ealing, Acton Greenford and Northolt
Paul Bishop
Sports Editor
Caitlin Black
Pinner, Hatch End. Harrow Weald, Stanmore, Edgware, Queensbury and Kenton
Alix Culbertson
Hammersmith & Fulham, Kensington & Chelsea
Robert Cumber
Hounslow, Heston and Isleworth, Chiswick
Zoe Drewett
Uxbridge, Ruislip, Eastcote, Hayes, Harlington & West Drayton
Alan Hayes
News Editor, Uxbridge Gazette
Camilla Horrox
Ealing, Southall, West Ealing and Hanwell
Matt Lewis
Sports Reporter
Chris Longhurst
News Editor, Hounslow Chronicle
Mhairi Macfarlane
News Editor, Harrow and Wembley Observer
Jacob Murtagh
Sports Reporter
Salina Patel
Hounslow, Feltham, Bedfont and Hanworth
Ian Proctor
News Editor, Harrow and Wembley Observer
Hannah Raven
Uxbridge, Harefield, Northwood, Northwood Hills
Michael Russell
News Editor, Ealing, Fulham, Kensington and Westminster
John Shammas
Rayners Lane, South Harrow, North Harrow, Harrow on the Hill, Wealdstone and Wembley
Mort Smith
Community Editor, Uxbridge Gazette
Tim Street
Deputy Sports Editor
Paul Warburton
Sports Reporter