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Westminster PC charged with series of child sex offences

PC Leiper faces six charges, including one count of attempting to cause a child to engage in penetrative activity

Appeal for witnesses as Oxford Street bus collision leaves pensioner fighting for life

The 73-year-old is in a critical condition following the crash involving a number 73 bus on Tuesday (May 24) afternoon

Courageous cops in west London recognised for lifesaving acts by Royal Humane Society

Among the brave deeds were resuscitating dying members of the public and a rescue from a burning building


Pedestrian in critical condition after collision with a bus in Oxford Street

Police have urged people to avoid the area and consider using alternative routes

Man jailed for 11 burglaries after his t-shirt led to him being caught

Richard Shelley targeted shops and schools across London and caused 'immeasurable' stress and inconvenience

Buckingham Place intruder was convicted murderer, court told

Dennis Hennessy from Wembley admitted to trespassing and causing criminal damage and was jailed

Brent man charged following security breach at Buckingham Palace

Dennis Hennessy from Wembley is due to appear at Westminster Magistrates' Court on Friday (May 20)

How much is rent rising in your area? Staggering new figures show steep west London prices

Hillingdon is the cheapest place in west London to rent, with Kensingston & Chelsea the dearest, latest stats show

Man arrested over Buckingham Palace security breach

The 41-year-old is in police custody and an investigation has been launched

The demolished Carlton Tavern in Maida Vale

Public inquiry to decide if historic pub should be rebuilt 'brick by brick' after unauthorised demolition

The Carlton Tavern was knocked down in breach of planning laws - now the council and community want it rebuilt

Two-storey PG tips Monkey seen floating along the Thames

The creation was made from more than 110,000 fabricated green tea leaves by PG tips

Fire breaks out in basement of six-story Piccadilly office block

Four engines are at the scene, with the LBF warning motorists to stay away from the area

Suspected measles outbreak in west London, public health officials warn

A staggering 267% rise in cases reported in April compared to the same month in 2015

Replica of 150-year-old Porters' Rest unveiled in Piccadilly after original went missing

After the original mysteriously disappeared last year, a new one has taken its place

Find out which food establishments in west London have a ZERO food hygiene rating

Do you know how hygienic your meal out is? There are a whopping 41 establishments with a zero rating in Ealing ALONE!

Hounslow records highest number of scarlet fever cases in April

Public Health England records show there has been an overall drop in the childhood disease in the past month

Police officer found guilty of assault sentenced ahead of misconduct review

PC Paul Blundell was found guilty of pushing a man during a row near Victoria Station last year

Poor hygiene 'the number one reason' diners will boycott a place to eat

Harrow and Ealing among the worst boroughs in west London with restaurants recording poor hygiene ratings

Ealing and Hillingdon children have the worst teeth in London, study finds

A Public Health England survey has shown that two boroughs in west London have the worst level of tooth decay among children in the capital

Jailed: Criminals in west London who got locked up in April

A man who raped a 15-year-old girl he met online, a mother who stabbed a teenager to death and two would-be jihadists were among those put behind bars

Month of celebrations when SouthWestFest returns to Westminster

The festival will comprise more than 50 events and include the popular Festival Day

Missing teenage girl with links to west London disappeared nearly two weeks ago

Ayan Omar is believed to be using public transport to travel across London to areas including Hounslow, Uxbridge, Ealing and White City

Motorcyclist killed in crash with lorry near Victoria Station

Police are appealing for witnesses after a man in his 40s was pronounced dead at the scene of a crash on Vauxhall Bridge Road

Appeal to help find woman missing from Ealing Hospital with no medication

Police are growing increasingly concerned for missing Lorna Narayan who has not taken her medication

Police name pensioner killed in Marylebone lorry collision

Herta Groves, 96, was killed in the collision in Wigmore street on the afternoon of April 27

Concern after dementia sufferer from Westminster goes missing

Police and the family of 79-year-old Alfred Ryan say they are growing increasingly concerned

Campaigners rally outside Westminster Hall at Ealing Hospital debate

A debate on Ealing Hospital was scheduled after MP Virendra Sharma applied for one through a ballot

Man injured in fall from Westminster Bridge on to concrete steps

Witness says shocked office workers watched the air ambulance helicopter land in Parliament Square and paramedics rush to the man's aid

London Assembly elections: West Central candidates appeal to first-time voters in school hustings

The candidates discussed the burning issues in west London in front of event was organised by sixth form pupils and took place at Cardinal Vaughan School near Holland Park


Recap: Ealing Hospital future is debated at Westminster Hall

Reporter David Rivers provides live updates from Westminster Hall, where petitioners and MPs will be debating changes at Ealing Hospital


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