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Breaking: Half of Charing Cross Hospital WILL be sold and services moved out

Campaigners ran crying from this morning's meeting where NHS bosses rubber stamped plans to 'move out' major services from the hospital in Hammersmith.

A40 re-opens after crash between two lorries

All lanes are now open on the A40 following an earlier crash involving two lorries

Jobs promised as Uxbridge stem cell company gets bigger

Move is expected to create about 50 jobs over the next three years

Small businesses may not survive Southall traffic chaos

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The current phase Southall Big Plan project has resulted in the Broadway being turned into a one way system which has created a bottle neck for people travelling through the area.

Mum and children traumatised after air rifle attack in car park

Police are appealing for witnesses after a woman was shot in the leg in Pinner.

Crime

Police riddle over whether Rolex and designer bag home was burgled

Police who found an empty property with the front door wide open and Rolex watches and designer bags inside and trying to determine whether a burglary took place.

Mum and children traumatised after air rifle attack in car park

Police are appealing for witnesses after a woman was shot in the leg in Pinner.

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

Ten kittens abandoned in Pinner add to RSPCA re-homing crisis

Cats were dumped on Monday but only contribute to crisis at the animal charity, which doesn't have enough room for all the rescued pets

Read: poet's emotional First World War ode to Harrow - and send in your own

'Harrow's Honour' was written two years into the Great War in Germany by a Captain in the Queen's Regiment and appeared in The Muse in Arms, an anthology of British war poetry published in November 1917

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.

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.
Eastbourne Pier fire

Live: Eastbourne Pier fire - updates as blaze rips through landmark building

Pictures show onlookers watching thick black smoke rising up from the pier and its building

Morning news headlines: Russia sanctions in place, five-a-day facts, tax row, Ebola fears

Russian President Vladimir Putin, second right, looks on as Crimean leaders, Speaker of Crimean legislature Vladimir Konstantinov, second left, Crimean Premier Sergei Aksyonov, left, and Sevastopol mayor Alexei Chalyi, right, sign a treaty for Crimea to join Russia in the Kremlin in Moscow. President Vladimir Putin on Tuesday signed a treaty to incorporate Crimea into Russia, describing the move as the restoration of historic injustice and a necessary response to what he called the Western encroachment on Russia?s vital interests.
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Ealing, Southall, West Ealing and Hanwell
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Jacob Murtagh
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Hounslow, Feltham, Bedfont and Hanworth
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Hannah Raven
Uxbridge, Harefield, Northwood, Northwood Hills
Michael Russell
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John Shammas
Rayners Lane, South Harrow, North Harrow, Harrow on the Hill, Wealdstone and Wembley
Mort Smith
Community Editor, Uxbridge Gazette
Tim Street
Deputy Sports Editor
Paul Warburton
Sports Reporter