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Tube strike: What do the unions think?

Find out what unions think about taking industrial action during the Tube strike this week

Police appeal to help find missing teen

Missing: Jarell McGowan-Murray
Originally from Harrow, 16-year-old Jarell Mcgowan-Murray was last seen on July 14

Firefighters battle blaze at Neasden Recreation Ground

The cause of the fire is still unknown but has reportedly engulfed around two hectares of land

Man jailed for 'stabbing victim in the face' at Notting Hill Carnival

Jailed: Kirt Waldon
The 38-year-old stabbed a man in the face and broke his jaw in an unprovoked attack, police have said

More than 100 affordable homes could be coming to Ealing

The council agreed to plans to build the new homes at sites in Northolt, Greenford and Perivale

Real Schools Guide: How well did your child's school do?

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See how your child's secondary school, or senior schools near you, did with our interactive search tool

New pub and cinema plans for Chelsea move one step closer

A CGI of the Curzon cinema plans
The site on King's Road will also include new homes, offices and retail space, if given planning consent

Whopping £170m of unclaimed money left on dormant Oyster cards

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London Assembly member Caroline Pidgeon urges Transport for London to do more so people know how to claim back money on unused cards

British Airways boss will not support Heathrow expansion

Willie Walsh, CEO of IAG which owns BA, has said the costs associated with building a third runway at Heathrow are "outrageous"

Crooked mortgage broker from Hillingdon lied to escape tax

Southwark Crown Court
Mortgage arranger Asim Hussain, from Hillingdon, lied about his profits to evade corporation tax and spent the cash on his mortgage and a home in Dubai

Tube strike: The deal that rail unions rejected

Bonuses, pay rises, assurances, opt-outs and up to 52 days annual leave a year – the offer that the unions rejected, plunging the capital back into chaos

London flat with shower in KITCHEN goes up for rent at £347 per month

Open plan: The shower unit is in the middle of the kitchen
Tenants will have to put up with washing themselves among their dirty dishes thanks to the very open plan interior

Schoolboy thrilled after catching Mourinho's Community Shield medal

Bobby Gill with his dad at Wembley
Ten-year-old Bobby Gill says Wembley silverware is his "bestest memory ever" after catching medal chucked away by losing manager

Wheelie bins to be rolled out to 35,000 Hounslow homes

Opposition councillor opposes move, pointing out recycling rates have actually fallen since introduction of existing wheelie bins

Chelsea murder victim named by police

A woman who was found dead in a property in Stadium Street, Chelsea, on Sunday (August 2), has been named as Natasha Davies

Meet the man hoping to be next London Assembly member

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

Ruislip family host fundraiser day in memory of son

2015 marks the year Paul Speck Jnr would have turned 21, so the family wanted to thank the charity-run hospital that helped them through his brain stem tumour treatment

New pub and cinema plans for Chelsea move one step closer

A CGI of the Curzon cinema plans
The site on King's Road will also include new homes, offices and retail space, if given planning consent
Jailed: Kirt Waldon

Man jailed for 'stabbing victim in the face' at Notting Hill Carnival

The 38-year-old stabbed a man in the face and broke his jaw in an unprovoked attack, police have said

Crooked mortgage broker from Hillingdon lied to escape tax

Southwark Crown Court
Mortgage arranger Asim Hussain, from Hillingdon, lied about his profits to evade corporation tax and spent the cash on his mortgage and a home in Dubai

Smash-and-grab robbery at Hayes jewellers

An eyewitness saw someone being chased down the road and reported a "big hole" in the window of the family-run jewellers

Hayes cloud computing firm to sleep rough for charity

Staff from the Hayes IT company Rackspace have signed up to sleep out at this year's Byte Night.

New MileHi App to revolutionise passenger travel

Make new friends, arrange taxi shares from the arrival airport, or exchange tips on where to go

Marks & Spencer announces closing date of Hounslow store

Staff will be offered positions at one of the retail giant's other west London stores

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National accreditation for rehab service for people recovering from mental health problems

Ealing-based Mott House has been rated as excellent by the national AIMS accreditation programme

Children's inpatient services at Ealing Hospital to close

A petition has been launched to save children's inpatient services at Ealing Hospital after it was announced that they would be closed

London Assembly member accuses government of 'stealing' £90m for new council homes

Dr Sahota has called on the Government to return the funding to the council to enable them to build the homes which are "so desperately needed"

Ealing Lib Dem leader welcomes Tim Farron as face of party

Tim Farron has been elected the new leader of the Liberal Democrats
The party leader gave a "charismatic" speech as he was voted into his new role
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Real Schools Guide 2015: How well did your school do?

See how your child's secondary school, or senior schools near you, did with our interactive search tool

The Apprentice's Nick Hewer hands out prizes at Fulham Boys School

The Countdown host helped the school celebrate it's first year
British politician and former athlete Sebastian Coe

Lord Coe vows 'fightback' against doping allegations

New claims that IAAF failed to act on suspicious blood tests involving hundreds of athletes over 10-year period

Morning news headlines: Fifth police force receives allegations over Edward Heath sex abuse claims, number of hauliers fined over illegal immigrants triples

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