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Cars seen driving backwards as Westminster Bridge closed for filming – but what is the film?

The busy Westminster Bridge was closed in both directions and two helicopters were seen hovering during a film shoot on Saturday

Watch motorbike engulfed in flames in Piccadilly Circus as roads closed

London Fire Brigade and Met police attended a blaze in Piccadilly Circus which saw a motorbike erupt into a ball of fire

The capital now has a second Air Ambulance in the skies

Police investigating how cyclist was seriously injured in collision with parked car

Police say the man was hurt in a collision with a stationary vehicle in Regent's Park, but have appealed for witnesses

Fare-dodging Westminster PC sacked by Metropolitan Police

PC Saijid Farooq was found to have fallen short of the standards expected after being fined £179 for failing to pay his train fare

Eight of the best places to see the autumn leaves change colour in west London

There are plenty of gorgeous places in west London to head this autumn; here are the very best spots to watch the falling leaves!

CCTV released after man chased down and has £19,000 watch stolen in Westminster

A man was chased down by two men before they forced his £19,000 watch off his wrist on July 20

What's going on in west London this weekend, including a unique silent-disco event in Hounslow!

Roger Bernat's The Rite of Spring is coming to west London this weekend, along with a host of other activities and events

Westminster City Council apologise to 59-year-old woman for telling her to 'retire' during interview

The job candidate was reportedly told she should give up on a career and go travelling instead

Police officer in Westminster dismissed from the Met following drink driving conviction

PC Spencer Garland's actions discredited the police service, impacting the public's confidence in the force

The best things to do in west London this week, including Americana band Red Sky July live!

Americana Country band Red Sky July is coming to west London this week, along with a host of other activities and events

'Sub Squad' set up to help neighbours affected by basement developments

The council says the Subterranean Squad 'will stick up for local residents'

Smash and grab raider who went on Kilburn burglary spree with sledgehammers and stolen mopeds jailed

Connor Patterson from Kilburn was part of a gang that stole items in a violent raids in the dead of night

Police fear for girl 14, missing from Westminster

Morgan Driscoll has not been seen since the early hours of Friday

Tube driver strike: Closest alternative stations if your nearest one is out of action

Thousands face disruption during the 24-hour strike action on two Tube lines - but don't worry these alternative station are just a short walk away

What's going on in west London this weekend, including an adorable dog show in Isleworth!

The annual Isleworth Riverside Dog Show is coming to west London this weekend, along with a host of other activities and events

Open House London: What to see at largest annual festival of architecture and design

Open House, the world's largest showcase of architecture and design, is taking place across 750 of the capital's best buildings this weekend

Shocking figures reveal 'postcode lottery' of care for disabled people in London

Campaigners say the cuts in some areas are 'unacceptable' and people's lives are being put at risk

Which MPs could be the biggest winners and losers from electoral boundary review in west London?

The Conservatives look set to benefit in three of west London's most marginal seats - but Labour may be happy with another two...

The new £5 note paves the way for a new generation of security features, making it harder to counterfeit

The new £5 note out today features Sir Winston Churchill - and it's plastic!

Amazingly the new fiver can survive a spin in the washing machine

Protester from Hounslow speaks out after arrest at disabled rights protest which closed Westminster Bridge

Penny Ledger, who chairs Disability Network Hounslow, says she was held in custody for seven hours before being bailed

What's going on in west London this week, including the music of Rodgers and Hammerstein performed live!

A stunning musical concert of the music of Rodgers and Hammerstein is coming to west London this week, along with a host of other activities and events

Houses of Parliament to close for SIX years as £4 billion worth of renovations take place

Major renovations in Westminster could mean MPs might have to move out of their usual spot for years

First view of new state-of-the-art outpatients building planned for St Mary's Hospital

The images have been released as a public consultation on the plans begins

Mayor's one-hour 'hopper' ticket: How far can you get within an hour on two buses?

Mayor of London Sadiq Khan and Transport for London launching a new ticket allowing passengers to travel for one hour on two buses

Accidents involving HGVs on the rise in west London

The number of road accidents in Harrow involving heavy good vehicles has quadrupled in a year

What's going on in west London this week, including heartbreaking and hilarious play The Dresser at Richmond Theatre

Classic wartime play The Dresser is coming to west London this week, along with a host of other activities and events

Brentford man charged with theft after Eddie Izzard's pink beret is stolen

The distinctive headgear was taken during the March for Europe rally in central London on Saturday (September 3)

Northolt tragedy, Conte's new tactics and a new X Factor star is born - most-read stories this week

West London's most dangerous roundabouts and the Notting Hill Carnival also feature in our round-up of the week's news

Up to three quarters of complaints against west London councils upheld by watchdog

Brent Council lost the highest proportion of complaints which were investigated by the Local Government Ombudsman

Licence revoked at Paddington restaurant where customers found smoking shisha illegally in basement

Customers were seen smoking on four occasions in the basement, which had no openable windows or fire escape route


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