Ealing Primary School postpone trip due to terror fears on London underground

Vicar's Green Primary School, in Middlesex, were due to visit the Parliamentary Education Centre but have postponed because of heightened security

Thousands to protest outside Downing Street against plans for UK to bomb Syria

Campaign group, Stop the War coalition, have gathered huge support on Facebook ahead of a planned protest outside Downing Street tomorrow

Ealing man denies murdering Hayes woman Anita Kapoor

Navin Mahoon, of Southall, denies murdering Anita Kapoor

'Sex worker begged for her life before she was murdered and left half naked in lay-by'

The trial of a Southall man accused of murdering sex worker Anita Kapoor has heard of the woman's harrowing final moments.

Westminster City Council to sweep up a staggering 1,000 tonnes of autumn leaves

The foliage will be bagged and converted into enough energy to power 4.4 million hours of TV 

War hero honoured with headstone after almost a century

John Matthias Lamb's grave rests at St Nicholas Parish Church in Chiswick

West London schools fly high in annual league table

Schools in Hounslow, Harrow, Kensington & Chelsea and Westminster excel in the Sunday Times Schools Guide

Controversial Health Secretary opens new London practice

Jeremy Hunt opened Pimlico Health @ the Marven with four-year-old patient Chloe Balloqui

Ambulance responds to 13 drug-related call outs daily in west London

So far this year the ambulance service have been called out to 3,766 drug-related emergencies

Workplace thefts twice as common in west London

There were 663 thefts by employees across west London in the year to June, at twice the rate of the national average

Westminster police appeal for help to trace boy who went missing on school trip

Dennis Pearce, 13, has learning difficulties and is said to like travelling on London buses

Jeremy Hunt's no-show to Ealing venue sparks row

A row has erupted after Health Secretary Jeremy Hunt failed to show at a venue in Ealing where hundreds of protesters were waiting

Protesters outside Southall Conservative Club to oppose Jeremy Hunt

Jeremy Hunt cancels talk in Ealing as hundreds of protesters gather outside venue

Health Secretary Jeremy Hunt cancelled his talk outside the Southall Conservative Club where hundreds of protesters gathered to oppose him

Women with Down's syndrome launch businesses

Jo Diab launched her floral business in September, and now Marianna Merrit started a cupcakes company

Woman charged with murder in Westminster

A woman has been charged with the murder of a man who was found suffering stab wounds at a residential address in Westminster

Hundreds of protesters gathered in Downing Street against Indian PM, Narendra Modi

Protesters at Downing Street told Indian PM to ‘go home’

Indian PM, Narendra Modi, was visiting the UK for talks with David Cameron

Murder investigation launched in Westminster

A woman has been arrested following the death of a man at a residential address

Police call on pickpocket extraordinaire to tackle crime this Christmas

Entertainer James Freedman has advised police on Operation Blizzard, which will tackle crime this Christmas

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Protest in Ealing planned for Jeremy Hunt visit

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Campaign group Ealing Save Our NHS has posted a rallying call on Twitter to organise a protest during his visit to Southall

West London traffic reducing motorists to a crawl during morning rush hour

Two of the worst A roads with the biggest drop in speeds are in Hammersmith and Fulham and Hounslow, according to figures from Department for Transport

Westminster Underground Station named one of capital's most iconic transport designs

The Tube station is joined on the list by other designs such as the Black Cab and Routemaster buses

Russian car owner who racked up nearly 50 fines for parking offences given final warning

Westminster Council has written a 'personalised parking ticket' warning of repercussions if the fines are unpaid or the vehicle continues to flout parking regulations

CCTV footage shows the man slashing the Porsche roof and trying to drive off

Watch as man slashes roof of Porsche and tries to drive off after robbery in Westminster

Do you recognise this man after he robbed a JD sports on Oxford Street and tried to drive off in a parked Porsche?

Big Ben to be switched off for repairs of "up to £40 million"

The pendulum, hands and Elizabeth Tower are in need of urgent attention, according to a new parliamentary report.

Alleged sex offender flees school bus in Ealing to escape police questioning, court hears

The court heard the alleged sex offender jumped out of the school bus in Ealing Broadway before being arrested

Help: Peter Bennett's daughter Giulia said her dad keeps asking for his missing medals

Appeal to help war veteran with dementia find beret and medals lost at Remembrance Sunday service

Peter Bennett visited Westminster Abbey on Thursday but has lost "everything", his daughter said

Million Mask March: One man charged for assault on police and 48 people bailed following protests

Met Police have confirmed that of the 50 people arrested, 48 have been bailed, one person has been charged and one person has been cautioned

DJ Neil Fox "snog-raped me when I was 15", woman tells court

The Fulham father-of-three was at Westminster Magistrates' Court today (November 06).

Near miss for Westminster bin men after explosion in lorry

A fire extinguisher cylinder was crushed in a refuse collection vehicle after being dumped in household waste in Westminster.

Petition calling for traffic-free Oxford Street handed into London Mayor and Westminster City Council

“Oxford Street needs to be a place that is enjoyed, yet in practice it is largely endured by most people."


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