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Person dies after being hit by train at Edgware Road station

The incident is causing severe delays on the Hammersmith and City, Circle and District lines.

Protests outside Israeli embassy to close Kensington High Street at 5pm

Protests against the violence in the Gaza Strip will close Kensington High Street from 5pm to 8pm today (July 22).

Five children, their mother, and dog rescued by officer from house fire in Bedfont

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PC Cathy Richards saves family after a fire started in their garden this morning

Cyclist dies day after serious crash on A316 at Richmond

40-year-old man had been taken to hospital in East London following collision with a dustcart on Monday.

Proposal to bring back chief executive shows Labour's 'inability to make decisions', say opposition

Susan Hall, the Conservative leader, also claimed the new leader David Perry only works 'two days a week' as leader.

Crime

“There is little more that is despicable than picking on old and lonely people" says judge as he jails West Drayton burglar

When officers reviewed CCTV images they were quickly able to arrest 48-year-old Michael Casey, of Maple Avenue, West Drayton.

Pensioner jailed for life for raping toddler he was babysitting

Barry John Britten, 66, of Westminster raped a three-year-old boy his parents trusted to babysit. His parents only knew when the boy mentioned it to his grandmother.

Park Royal shooting: licence review for new nightclub that 'held foam party without alerting authorities'

The flyer for the fifth anniversary of the Foam Party at The Lounge nightclub in Harlesden following which a man was shot and another sustained head injuries in the street
Police request review after investigating one customer was shot in right knee and another was beaten up

Two newly refurbished hotels for west London to open this summer

Holiday Inn London Heathrow Terminal 5 and Holiday Inn London West set to open in August

The Fragrance Shop opens to shoppers in Feltham

Four new jobs created for the newest store at The Centre with staff celebrating the opening by handing out goodies bags for customers

Unique market where it's always the 1950s is returning to Hammersmith

Mid Century Market
The Mid Century Market will offer shoppers a chance to pick up some retro bargains on August 16.

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?

Get Fit With Roy: Regular exercise can make you less stressed

Roy Summers (centre) at Bodyline gym in Ealing
Personal trainer Roy Summers from Bodyline Studios in Ealing returns with another pep talk for readers, this time on how you can boost your confidence and feel less stressed.

Compulsory purchase plans approved to secure Brentford stadium site

Councillors vote overwhelmingly to use compulsory purchase orders to buy land needed for Brentford FC's arena if negotiations with the owners break down

Nick Hurd loses cabinet job

The Ruislip, Northwood and Pinner MP has lost his job as Civil Society Minister in Dave Cameron's cabinet reshuffle. 

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.
A man lights candles before a special prayer for the victims of the crashed Malaysia Airlines Flight 17

Morning news headlines: Day of mourning in the Netherlands, BA continues Israel flights, Peaches Geldof inquest

The latest news from around the world

Michael Schumacher now able to communicate with his family 'by fluttering his eye-lashes'

Michael Schumacher with wife Corinne
Formula One legend making such good progress he might be allowed home by the end of next month

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One Ealing Youth Festival attracts MOBO award winner and a disc spinning MP

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Traffic clears after 'suspicious object' found outside Hammersmith Broadway

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