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Breaking: Woman killed as Hurricane Gonzalo brings down tree in Knightsbridge

The pedestrian was sadly killed at the scene due to high winds from Hurricane Gonzalo, despite the efforts of a big medical team from London Ambulance Service

Heathrow police officer charged with theft at Terminal 4

Glynn Rogers, 52, a PCSO, arrested on suspicion of stealing a wallet containing thousands of pounds is due to appear in court in November

Cases of rickets surge in Ealing by an alarming 158 per cent

A regional survey commissioned by Vitamin D Mission shows parents in London are in the dark about the lack of the sunshine vitamin during winter and the importance of vitamin D to their children’s diet

Project to tackle youth gang violence to launch at St Mary's Hospital Paddington

The project will launch at the Paddington hospital's major trauma centre where a third of last year's young patients were there as a result of gang violence

Woman dies while stuck in ambulance outside Northwick Park Hospital

NORTHWICK PARK HOSPITAL: The new A&E department is going through the final touches before its opening this autumn
A woman who was stuck in the back of an ambulance after its tail lift broke outside the hospital's accident and emergency department

Crime

Mother pleads with burglars to return pet chihuahua to distraught daughter

The distinctive short-haired chihuahua, which has no tail, was taken from their home in Isleworth last Thursday evening

Burglars urged to return WW1 medals stolen from house in Hounslow

The medals, belonging to the victim's grandfather and great grandfather, were taken during the day last Friday

Third man arrested and victim still in critical condition after assault in Uxbridge

Police investigating the assault which left a 55-year-old man seriously injured continue to appeal for help from the public

Tesco still going ahead with plan to build at Hillingdon Circus despite plummeting shares

And supermarket rival Morrisons has confirmed it is no longer looking to move in across the road after Tesco was given the green light

Dragon's Den star Hilary Devey leads hunt for Hounslow's top business people

The ex-Dragons' Den star is on the judging panel for Pitman Training's SuperAchievers awards

Hounslow market back, with a couple of familiar faces

Two of the traders kicked out to make way for the old food market are back among what will eventually be 24 stalls either side of Bell Road

News in Pictures

Four young ballet dancers from Harrow to star in Swan Lake

Lucy Gordon, 13, Megan Hondius, 13, Tamara Katerinchuk, 15, and Martha Wrench, 15, attend The Van Niekerk Academy of Dance in Stanmore and will perform in the touring English Youth Ballet production

Simply Healthy: Eat want you want, as long as you make it yourself

Ready made or make it yourself? It's your choice
Home cooked meals may require more time and effort, but the health benefits can be considerable, writes weight management expert Aaron Grewal

About 200 workers protest outside West Middlesex Hospital during NHS strike over pay

Union leader says no patients were put at risk and thanks members of the public for their support

Defence secretary sees Heston cadets in action

Michael Fallon impressed by rifle shooting and model plane building skills of air and army cadets he meets

Education

Parents warned as application deadline looms

Council school admissions team is encouraging parents to apply for more than one school and that they should consider local schools as well as others further away.

Pupils in Heston don blindfolds to mark World Sight Day

Students at Westbrook Primary School played football and hockey wearing the masks to help them understand the challenges facing blind and visually impaired people
Oscar Pistorius

Oscar Pistorius given five-year jail sentence for killing Reeva Steenkamp

South African sprinter also given three years for firearms offences, but could be home in 10 months

Morning news headlines: Spinal paralysis breakthrough, Kate back on Royal duties, designer passes away, Gonzalo disruption expected

Darek Fidyka (right) who was completely paralysed from the waist down and is now able to walk again after undergoing pioneering surgery
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Oscar Pistorius

Oscar Pistorius given five-year jail sentence for killing Reeva Steenkamp

Patels step down after 29 years at Brentford newsagents

Hurricane Gonzalo

Hurricane Gonzalo: Falling trees and traffic chaos expected as 100mph gales due to batter Britain

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