Meet the Syrian-born finance whizz hoping to be your next London Assembly member

George Jabbour wants to be the Conservative candidate for west London seat

Police Appeal: Missing dementia sufferer may try to get to Heathrow Airport

Police are concerned missing dementia sufferer, Abdel Gaber, 84, may try to make his way to Heathrow

CarFest plane crash: Tributes to tragic Westminster pilot Kevin Whyman who died in Chris Evans' festival crash

Dad Kevin Whyman was flying at CarFest, an event run by TV and radio presenter Chris Evans, when his plane plunged to the ground

Westminster builder escapes jail for ripping off pensioners with bogus work

Trevor Lee-Shield was part of a gang which conned one man out of nearly £100,000

The £15m 'beach hut-style' property in Kensington swhich was left neighbours bemused and angry

Plans to tackle 'underground epidemic' of mega-basements

Restrictions could see limit on size of the development and plans being scrutinised by the council

Tribute announced for 'world's first black sporting superstar'

It will be revealed at boxing pub Tom Cribb, where Bill Richmond spent the last evening of his life

Fake job interview rapist jailed for six years

The Ruben's Hotel head housekeeper took his victim to the Queen's Suite to rape him on the pretence that he was conducting a job interview

Man dies after falling seven floors down Westminster chimney

Emergency services found the man's body in the lower basement of the block of flats

Police make arrest following appeal for public help

A 27-year-old woman is in custody following an incident at a highly restricted area in Westminster

Westminster Council leader Philippa Roe

London mayor disappointment for Westminster leader

Philippa Roe failed to get the nod, but former Hammersmith & Fulham leader Stephen Greenhalgh is on the four-man Tory shortlist

Police seek woman after 'suspicious' behaviour trying to access 'highly restricted area'

The woman was seen in Westminster and is believed to have left two knives, wrapped in a scarf, near a 'highly restricted' area

National Parks Week: Best green spots in west London for picnic

This week is National Parks Week! Head to one of these lovely green spots near you and enjoy nature

CCTV camera

Traders call for CCTV cameras to return to antiques district

They say cameras were first placed there to protect their customers, and that antisocial behaviour has risen since they were removed

Police appeal to find vulnerable missing Marylebone man

Andrew Richards, 35, was last seen at his home in Marylebone on Monday

Police continue to hunt convicted violent robber released from prison in error

Anyone who sees Ryan Byrne is advised not to approach him but to call 999, and anyone assisting him is reminded that they would be liable to criminal proceedings

Find out the vainest area of west London

Can you guess which borough is the vainest? We can tell you!

Prudential RideLondon: Best places to watch the races

Here are the best places to watch the famous RideLondon races on August 1 and 2

Number of children injured on west London roads rises

Which boroughs saw the most kids hurt in road accidents last year?

Scheme launched using hens to alleviate loneliness among old people

It will be used at two homes in Hammersmith and Westminster following a successful trial in the North East

Buckingham Palace

Buckingham Palace grand entrance to open to tourists this summer

A Royal Welcome exhibition will give paying guests the chance to experience what it is like to receive an invite to the palace, as well as a behind-the-scenes glimpse into the preparations

Calls for Nine Elms river crossing to be scrapped as shortlisted designs unveiled

Three Westminster councillors call on Wandsworth to ditch £43m river crossing, just as the council whittles down designs to four

One in 10 teachers working in west London NOT qualified

Figures reveal 12.2% of teachers working in Westminster's state schools are unqualified whereas Ealing had the highest levels of qualified teachers in west London

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Police hunt prisoner 'released in error'

Police in Hammersmith and Fulham are trying to trace Ryan Byrne, who is wanted on recall to prison

Cause of Soho restaurant fire under investigation

London Fire Brigade is investigating the cause of the restaurant fire, which started in the basement kitchen

Honour for Westminster First World War hero

Leonard Keysor threw back enemy bombs when fighting in Gallipoli

Prudential RideLondon: Laura Trott to go head-to-head with Georgia Bronzini

The double-Olympic champion for Great Britain will be going head-to-head with Italy's Georgia Bronzini in the RideLondon Grand Prix

Rise in fly-tipping prompts council to fight back

Westminster vow to do more to tackle the scourge, as annoyed MP takes to Twitter

Starting new business? Better move to west London

Westminster was the star performer in West London with 9,984 businesses starting-up at a rate of 428 per 10,000 of the population - the second highest in the UK

A victim of domestic violence. Picture posed by a model

New service to help victims of domestic abuse and sexual violence

Angelou is a new partnership which will also help women affected by harmful and cultural practices, stalking and harassment, trafficking and prostitution, sexual exploitation, and child sexual exploitation

Arrest made in connection with Tom Borwick attack

The son of Kensington MP Victoria Borwick was attacked in central London in June

Westminster

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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Harrow and Brent
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Hounslow
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Ealing
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