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North Korea orders Ealing hairdresser to remove Kim Jong Un photo

A cheeky Ealing hairdresser who posted a photo of North Korea's supreme leader Kim Jong Un in his window to promote his special offers, was told to remove it by angry embassy officials.

Police name man who died after crashing into tree

The 22-year-old who died after colliding with a tree in Feltham last Sunday has been named as Paul Buckmaster

YHA hostel to close after 56 years in Holland Park

Kensington and Chelsea will be left with just one YHA hostel in Earl's Court after the closure of Holland Park Hostel in November after 56 years at the historic site

Man who died in Longford street is named by police

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Chauffeur had been waiting to make pickup at Heathrow Airport when he collapsed

Harrow high speed police car chase ends in crash near Whitmore High School

Users of Twitter reported seeing the Metropolitan Police helicopter hovering over the HA2 postcode updated
Users of Twitter help piece together how the pursuit came to a crunching end

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Cannabis grower caught 'on the farm' in Northwood is jailed for eight months

The electricity had been bypassed to allow unmetered use of the large amounts of power needed to grow the plants

Hundreds call for CCTV in "burglary hotspot" neighbourhood

More than 700 people in the Pinkwell area of Hayes petition Hillingdon Council for cameras to deter drug dealers and burglars

Police still hunting robber after terrifying attack in Feltham Park

Police reissue appeal for 'Hounslow's most wanted' after attack on March 29
The West Collection in Fulham, by London Square

Demand for Fulham townhouses grows despite price tag

Developer London Square is selling 11 townhouses with a starting price of close to £4million as the property market hots up locally

Awards for Ealing grandmother who became oldest woman to sail solo around the world

Jeanne Socrates was presented with the Cruising Club of America’s Blue Water Medal
The plaudits continue for 71-year-old Jeanne Socrates who has picked up an award in the US in recognition of her achievement in circumnavigating the globe solo

Latest figures show London house prices up by an average £11k in March

A young couple study homes in an estate agents' window
The latest House Asking Price Index produced by estate agents Rightmove reveals that the price of new properties coming on to the market is now at an all time high, with outer London boroughs now surging

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Richard Ingrey ran in the marathon for Diabetes UK

West Middlesex staff test their stamina for good causes

One West Mid staff member has run in the London Marathon and the other is taking part in the Tough Mudder Challenge.

Aids charity urges political parties to tackle HIV ahead of council elections

The National Aids Trust has called on election candidates to pledge to support HIV prevention and support services
MP Mary Macleod at West Thames College

Mary Macleod MP: Jobless numbers are falling, but still more to do

Mary Macleod, Conservative MP for Brentford & Isleworth, discusses the West London jobs fair in her latest column

Seema Malhotra MP: Budget has failed to tackle the rising cost of living

Seema Malhotra with Labour leader Ed Miliband
Labour would freeze energy prices, expand free childcare and cut taxes for small firms, says Feltham & Heston MP, Seema Malhotra , in her latest column

Education

Marylebone Boys' School finally finds permanent home

The school will open in a temporary site in Kilburn this autumn before moving back to Marylebone in September 2016

Pupils' 'Media Bus' idea pulls up just short of winning line

Heston Community School students fight off competition from 750 pupils across London to reach regional finals of business competition, but just miss out on a place in the grand finals
Oscar Pistorius weeps as he listens to evidence by a pathologist in court in Pretoria, South Africa, Monday, April 7, 2014.

Oscar Pistorius takes stand to give evidence in murder trial

Olympic athlete apologises to family of his girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp

Web tv: Book break 3 - three new debut talented authors share their experiences

Clare Donoghue, Liz de Jager and Matt Cain
Log on during your lunch hour for the third of ten monthly shows where author Alexandra Heminsley is joined by Clare Donoghue, Liz de Jager and Matt Cain who will be sharing their debut novel experiences

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Gallery: Egg-cellent hats at Easter bonnet parade

View From The Balcony: So you think you know Uxbridge? A quiz for the hardcore.

Huge crowds enjoy Vaisakhi celebrations

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Steve Bax
Digital Editor, Get West London
Danya Bazaraa
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Hannah Bewley
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Paul Bishop
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Caitlin Black
Reporter, Harrow and Wembley Observer
Poppy Bradbury
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Alix Culbertson
Hammersmith, Chiswick and Brentford Reporter
Robert Cumber
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Zoe Drewett
Reporter, Uxbridge Gazette
James Gates
Southall, Hanwell and West Ealing Reporter
Jack Griffith
Senior Reporter, Uxbridge Gazette
Jane Harrison
Community Reporter, Ealing Borough
Alan Hayes
News Editor, Uxbridge Gazette
Camilla Horrox
Kensington and Chelsea Reporter and Fulham and Parsons Green Reporter
Matt Lewis
Sports Reporter
Chris Longhurst
News Editor, Hounslow Chronicle
Mhairi Macfarlane
News Editor, Harrow and Wembley Observer
Jacob Murtagh
Sports Reporter
Salina Patel
Feltham, Bedfont and Hanworth Reporter
Ian Proctor
News Editor, Harrow and Wembley Observer
Hannah Raven
Reporter, Uxbridge Gazette
Michael Russell
News Editor, Ealing, Fulham, Kensington and Westminster
John Shammas
Reporter, Harrow Observer
Mort Smith
Community Editor, Uxbridge Gazette
Tim Street
Deputy Sports Editor
Yann Tear
Sports Reporter
Paul Warburton
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