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Alice Gross suspect Arnis Zalkalns had 'violent temper' says former landlord

A man who rented a room in Boston Manor Road to the prime suspect in the disappearance of schoolgirl Alice Gross, has described him as 'fit and strong and with a violent temper'.

Ealing MP shocked Latvian killer Alice Gross suspect was allowed into the country

Ealing MP Angie Bray says immigration laws must be tightened after Alice Gross suspect Arnis Zalkans was allowed into the UK despite being convicted of killing his wife in Latvia.

Hayes strip pub The Victoria: owners appeal closure decision to magistrates' court

Councillors revoked the premises licence for The Victoria in North Hyde Road, Hayes in June and the owners have decided to appeal it instead to Uxbridge Magistrates' Court after being refused permission to launch a Judicial Review of the decision

Second man arrested in Hillingdon murder investigation

Detectives investigating the suspected murder of a man in Ryefield Avenue have arrested a second man

Teenage boys injured in double stabbing in West Drayton

21-year-old man arrested and bailed after a 15-year-old received a single stab wound to his abdomen and a 16-year-old suffered a knife-inflicted cut to his shoulder in Mulberry Parade

Crime

Two charged with manslaughter of man in Hillingdon

The man who died after an assault in Ryefield Avenue has been named as 42-year-old Rakesh Desoura

Teenage boys injured in double stabbing in West Drayton

21-year-old man arrested and bailed after a 15-year-old received a single stab wound to his abdomen and a 16-year-old suffered a knife-inflicted cut to his shoulder in Mulberry Parade

Second man arrested in Hillingdon murder investigation

Detectives investigating the suspected murder of a man in Ryefield Avenue have arrested a second man
Sarla Gopaldas and Lyndon Matroos of Specsavers

Specsavers celebrating 20 years in Wembley with day of activities and fun

Specsavers in Wembley will be holding a day of celebrations to mark their store's 20th anniversary.

West London rent rises leave parents fearing children will be priced out of area

Rents in some parts of West London have risen by more than a fifth in two years, as figures reveal parents fear their children will be priced out.

10 Phones 4U stores closing as company goes into administration

Phones 4U has gone into administration after losing contracts with EE and Vodafone
Phones 4U's 10 west London stores are closing after the company went into administration with some 5,000 jobs now at risk, writes Norresa Perucho.

News in Pictures

Does your packed lunch need more variety?

Simply Healthy: Time to inject some life into your tired packed lunch

West London weight management guru Aaron Grewal offers readers some alternatives to tired and repetitive packed lunches in his latest column.

Chief exec of North West London Hospitals NHS Trust to step down

David McVittie, the chief executive of the trust that runs hospitals in Harrow and Brent, will leave his post next year following a merger.

Feeding pigeons could be banned in Hounslow

Hounslow Council is considering introducing a borough-wide ban on feeding the birds, which were described last night as a 'health hazard'

Angie Bray MP: Scotland's decision will have huge implications for England too

Regardless of whether its Yes or No, the Scottish independence vote will have wide ranging implications for those of us in England, writes Ealing Central & Acton MP Angie Bray

Education

School caretaker charged on suspicion of sexually assaulting underage girl

The caretaker, who is 32 years old, has now been bailed.

Alex James visits The Smallberry Green Primary School in Isleworth

The Blur bassist turned cheese-maker was at the school this morning, where he showed children how to make butter from cream, to mark Red Tractor Week
Shadow Chancellor Ed Balls

Morning news headlines: Benefit cuts to continue, English MP talks, Blair's troops warning, NASA Mars search continues

The latest news from around the world

Thailand beach murders: Murdered British backpackers may have argued with local gangster

David Miller, from Jersey, was found murdered alongside Hannah Witheridge on a beach on the Thai island of Koh Tao
Police are examining footage and trying to trace a western woman captured on CCTV

Videos & Photos

Ealing in Bloom celebrates the best of the borough's gardeners

'Why shouldn't England win' says council leader ahead of Rugby World Cup 2015

Watch: Boxing star Audley Harrison throws his weight behind campaign to save his old playground

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Mort Smith
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Tim Street
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