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Sick paedophile who raped toddler he was babysitting is jailed for life

Barry John Britten, 66, of Westminster raped a three-year-old boy his parents trusted to babysit. His parents only knew when the boy mentioned it to his grandmother.

Man arrested at Gunnersbury station for photographing up woman's skirt.

British Transport Police Project Guardian makes 13 arrests for sexual activity in a week.

Police use new powers to close drugs den in Isleworth

Flat in Twickenham Road closed using new powers for the first time after complaints of drug dealing and antisocial behaviour

Heathrow asks how it should spend £550m compensation for those affected by proposed third runway project

Airport launches a 12-week consultation asking public how money should be used if a third runway is built

Kew Bridge Accident: Roads re-opened

Ambulance updated
A male pedestrian in his 20s has been rushed to West Middlesex Hospital with a leg injury

Crime

Pensioner jailed for life for raping toddler he was babysitting

Barry John Britten, 66, of Westminster raped a three-year-old boy his parents trusted to babysit. His parents only knew when the boy mentioned it to his grandmother.

Park Royal shooting: licence review for new nightclub that 'held foam party without alerting authorities'

The flyer for the fifth anniversary of the Foam Party at The Lounge nightclub in Harlesden following which a man was shot and another sustained head injuries in the street
Police request review after investigating one customer was shot in right knee and another was beaten up

Uxbridge gunman and his driver from Hayes 'part of conspiracy to murder love rival'

Pair allegedly part of plot which involved staged crash then blast from a sawn off shotgun

Two newly refurbished hotels for west London to open this summer

Holiday Inn London Heathrow Terminal 5 and Holiday Inn London West set to open in August

The Fragrance Shop opens to shoppers in Feltham

Four new jobs created for the newest store at The Centre with staff celebrating the opening by handing out goodies bags for customers

Unique market where it's always the 1950s is returning to Hammersmith

Mid Century Market
The Mid Century Market will offer shoppers a chance to pick up some retro bargains on August 16.

News in Pictures

Roy Summers (centre) at Bodyline gym in Ealing

Get Fit With Roy: Regular exercise can make you less stressed

Personal trainer Roy Summers from Bodyline Studios in Ealing returns with another pep talk for readers, this time on how you can boost your confidence and feel less stressed.

Andy Slaughter MP: The fight for West London's hospitals goes on

Hammersmith Labour MP Andy Slaughter accuses the Government of dodging questions over the future of hospital A&Es, in his latest getwestlondon political column.

Compulsory purchase plans approved to secure Brentford stadium site

Councillors vote overwhelmingly to use compulsory purchase orders to buy land needed for Brentford FC's arena if negotiations with the owners break down

Nick Hurd loses cabinet job

The Ruislip, Northwood and Pinner MP has lost his job as Civil Society Minister in Dave Cameron's cabinet reshuffle. 

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.
Michael Schumacher with wife Corinne

Michael Schumacher now able to communicate with his family 'by fluttering his eye-lashes'

Formula One legend making such good progress he might be allowed home by the end of next month

Morning news headlines: Ukraine crash bodies head for Holland, taser concerns, George celebrates birthday

A toy is placed at the crash site of Malaysia Airlines Flight 17
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In pictures: Butterfly count in Harefield and Ruislip

A village honours its 94 dead with a parade to remember for another 100 years

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