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'Profoundly deaf' baby can now hear and speak after 'life-changing' surgery

After a "roller-coaster of emotions", her ecstatic French and Italian parents hope Max might even become "multi-lingual"

Anti-piracy raids uncover 'thousands of suspected illegal set-top boxes'

Police said sales of these entertainment-boxes "cost the entertainment industry huge sums of money every year"

Bridge maintenance works to cause disruption for 18 weeks

Richmond Avenue Bridge will be closed while the work is carried out and there will be no entry or exit for vehicles at any time

'Prolific burglar' who admitted 14 more offences following arrest jailed

Police said the sentence was "true reflection of the gravity of his crime spree" and hoped "victims now have closure"

Wimbledon 2015: Ball boy faints as temperatures soar on tournament's hottest EVER day

Temperatures at the All England Club have exceeded 35C, beating the previous record of 34.6C, which has stood for 39 years

Burst water main could see supplies cut off on hottest day of the year

Washing hands under a tap updated
High demand for water during soaring temperatures but customers were being asked to try to reduce their usage

Ealing Hospital maternity unit CLOSED but campaigners vow to fight-on

A week-long occupation which saw protesters camped in the hospital to prevent the closure has now ended

Davies Commission BACKS third runway at Heathrow Airport

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Campaign groups, businesses and politicians react to the news, which was announced at 7am today (1 July)

Pub landlord guilty of manslaughter after pushing customer into path of van with ironing board

Charles Hickox
Charles Hickox, 53, hit his head on a wheel of the van and died an hour later

Weather forecast: Hottest temperature SINCE 2006 recorded in Northolt

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West London has been gripped by extreme heat with temperatures rocketing above 34C

Alison Morrison murder trial: Trevor Gibbon jailed for 'truly horrifying murder' of Harrow mother

The husband of murdered Alison Morrison said "her death will always be beyond my comprehension"

Heathrow Airport chosen for third runway at site

Artist's impressions of new Heathrow Airport runway (left) and Gatwick null
Look back at the reaction from residents, councils, campaigners and on social media after the Davies Commission recommended a third runway for Heathrow Airport

Heathrow Airport third runway decision 'will not be end of story' - campaigners

Artist's impressions of new Heathrow Airport runway (left) and Gatwick
Anti-noise pressure campaigners say MPs could stop plans for a third runway even after decision is made

Devastated Hillingdon family want to 'save lives' after sudden death of daughter

Young science student Balinder Mann - described as "beautiful inside" - was thought to be fit and healthy when she tragically died

Jury set to retire to consider verdict in police shooting trial

Azelle Rodney, of Hounslow, was shot dead by police officers in April 2005
Former police officer Anthony Long, who is accused of murdering Azelle Rodney, was unable to fit a ballistic shield before the fatal operation, the Old Bailey hears

RAF Northolt crash: Person hospitalised after vehicle crashes into site fence

One shocked witness reported the car "had gone into the airfield", while one of the vehicle occupants was taken to hospital

Weather forecast: HEATWAVE alert for 42 hours starts midday TUESDAY

Dangerous conditions are set to start form midday on Tuesday until 6am on Thursday

Banker stole £10,000 of customer's money to pay 'gambling debts' - court

The Santander in Church Street, Ashford
Court heard banker Asif Siddiq had been demoted at his branch and lost £3,000 gambling on a horse

'Prolific burglar' who admitted 14 more offences following arrest jailed

Police said the sentence was "true reflection of the gravity of his crime spree" and hoped "victims now have closure"

Anti-piracy raids uncover 'thousands of suspected illegal set-top boxes'

Police said sales of these entertainment-boxes "cost the entertainment industry huge sums of money every year"

Burglar caught red-handed in garden told police: 'The handbag is MINE'

Burglar Michael O'Brien is now behind bars
Victims were left "badly affected" after Michael O'Brien broke into their home, according to police

Hillingdon Business Expo: All you need to know about the event

Hillingdon Business Expo takes place at Brunel University on Thursday July 9

Hammersmith shopping centre sold in £153m deal

Kings Mall, in Hammersmith, has been sold to new owners following its recent refurbishment and after attracting top high street names such as H&M

Deadline extended to nominate favourite Hounslow business

Last chance to nominate your favourite business to be recognised at the 2015 Hounslow Business Awards

Health watchdogs in west London have budgets cut by up to half

Healthwatch England has demanded answers from councils, including Hounslow, Harrow and Ealing, about the scale of the cuts

Rise in diabetes in Hammersmith & Fulham

The figures were released during Diabetes Week and also saw a rise in other London boroughs

MPs in bid to protect Hillingdon from 'disastrous impact' of air pollution

Hillingdon MPs debated issues with HS2 and a third runway at Heathrow Airport during a Westminster debate this week

Brentford by-election candidates on key campaign issues

A ballot box
Find out more about the five candidates vying for your vote on July 9

8 outdoor hidden gems in west London to enjoy with children

West London has plenty of hidden gems outdoors to explore on a sunny day...

Five-year-olds in Hounslow 'being left behind'

"Shocking" figures show children on path to "a lifetime of inequality and denied opportunity"

Morning news headlines: More Tunisia victims to be repatriated, Family of 12 feared to be in Syria

The latest news from around the world

British victims of Tunisia beach massacre are returning to the UK

The C-17 military transport aircraft left Tunis airport bound for Brize Norton in Oxfordshire.

Wimbledon tennis: Where you can catch all the action on big screens

8 outdoor hidden gems in west London to enjoy with children

Britain's Got Talent performers join Basil Brush and The Minions invade intu Uxbridge

Brentford set to confirm €3million defender deal

Wimbledon 2015: Novak Djokovic begins title defence with routine victory over Philipp Kohlschreiber

How to watch Northern Lights show as it continues this weekend

Prom picture special: Stockley Academy's students enjoy dance

Last of satellite dishes removed from BBC Television Centre

Families flock to children's centre for fun in the sun

Younsters wanted to help parade puppet through Hounslow

Miss the Northern Lights? Best places to see it on any budget

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