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Southern Electric bring hot food van to neighbours cut off due to manhole fire

The electricity company cut off power to around 20 homes after a manhole caught fire in Hillingdon - but provided meals and glow-sticks to get people through the night

Arrests made across Harrow and Brent in Operation Big Wing

Officers were targeting the seven key crimes as set out by MOPAC.

Southall shopkeepers describe roadworks as 'living nightmare'

Roadworks to reduce pedestrian casualties and to make Southall a more attractive shopping destination upset business owners

Born and 'bread' Harrow macaron-maker to star in The Great British Bake Off

Father-of-four family man Enwezor Nzegwu, 39, now works for University of Portsmouth and lives in Hampshire

Notting Hill teenager jailed for dealing heroin and cocaine

Dylan Charles, 19, was jailed for three and a half years after police found cocaine and heroin at his house during an early morning raid.

Crime

Cemetery murder: Acton man was killed after attending funeral

Suspect has been charged and will now appear at the Old Bailey after victim found with fatal neck wounds in cemetery

Jailed: Bogus builders who conned elderly men out of £147,000

The men targeted pensioners, including a 93-year-old Kensington man, who they convinced they needed to pay for faked urgent drain work.

Video: London entrepreneur's new alarm system smokes out burglars

Pimlico-based entrepreneur Frank Fernando has invented the Combat 360 which releases thick white smoke, temporary blinding burglars legally.

Businessman with 20 McDonald's restaurants is in running for award

Atul Pathak, who runs 20 McDonald's restaurants across west and north-west London, in running for an award.

First World War: events in Harrow and Brent marking centenary of outbreak of Great War

Captain Leefe Robinson, who is buried in Harrow Weald, won a Victoria Cross for being the first Briton to shoot down a German zeppelin over Britain
What's happening locally to commemorate the 100th anniversary of Britain declaring war on Germany

Born and 'bread' Harrow macaron-maker one of 12 contestants on The Great British Bake Off

Father-of-four family man Enwezor Nzegwu, 39, now works for University of Portsmouth and lives in Hampshire

News in Pictures

Energy drink addict finds a cure for his Type 2 diabetes

After being diagnosed, Fritz Dittmann had a lifestyle overhaul and says he cured himself of the disease

Primark at centre of BBC2's Clothes to Die For documentary

If Primark came to Uxbridge as rumours suggest, would this put you off shopping there?
Angie Bray, Conservative MP for Ealing Central & Acton

Angie Bray MP: Scottish referendum is no bad thing (and neither is one on Europe)

After what seems like a lengthy campaign, the referendum on Scottish independence is just weeks away, writes Ealing Central & Acton MP, Angie Bray

Lord Adonis launches major review into tri-borough services

The Baron will be joined by an LSE professor and the senior vice president of Warner Bros to test the quality and effectiveness of the model.

Education

In pictures: headteacher's delight as pupils throw surprise party in Brentford

Grainne Morland is given a fitting send-off after a decade in charge at Our Lady and St John's RC Primary School

Triumph for Fulham Boys School as opening goes ahead

An uncertain fortnight has ended in triumph for The Fulham Boys School with the announcement today that the September opening will go ahead as planned.
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Morning news headlines: Benefits clampdown, NHS fears, Gaza battles continue

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Mother cautioned after police rescue six-month-old baby from boiling hot car

Police remove the baby from the hot car after breaking the window to gain entry
Officers were forced to smash a window of the vehicle to rescue the infant

Videos & Photos

First World War film sells out in hours for Leicester Square premiere

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MOBO UnSung 2014: Make west London artist Eve-Yasmine's dream come true

Hillingdon flash floods: 'You are watching the water rush in and that's when you start to panic'

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