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Sophian Chhayra poses with a large bag of cannabis

Caught red handed: Kensington drug dealer gang posed for photos with wads of cash and cannabis

Five drug dealers from north Kensington are expected to receive jail sentences today, after incriminating themselves by posing for photos with cannabis and cash.

Group charged with two smash and grab raids at Dorchester Hotel in a month

They have also been charged with robbery at another top London hotel, scooter thefts and attempted robbery at a jewellers and a luxury Swiss watchmakers

Ealing Half Marathon to return in 2015 and registration for runners opens today

Ealing Half Marathon start
The popular Ealing Half Marathon will be re-run again next, its organisers confirm - and they are already taking registrations.

Man arrested after Ealing pub siege comes to an end

A man who barricaded himself into an Ealing pub armed with a knife was arrested and taken to hospital, say police.

Huge flames light up night as tree catches fire in Heston

The cause of the fire off Springwell Road last night is not known

Crime

Burka wearing robber from Chiswick jailed for five years

Two men who robbed a Phones 4 U store tied up three staff in the basement and made way with £40,000 worth of phones and cash behind bars

Cyber crime conference aims to keep the hacker out of your business

The conference will bring together experts who will explain the scale of the threat of cyber crime to businesses, the types of threat and ways to recognise and protect against them.

Man arrested after Ealing pub siege comes to an end

A man who barricaded himself into an Ealing pub armed with a knife was arrested and taken to hospital, say police.
Harrow entrepreneurs Crusoe Millar, left, and Angus Stevenson, right, with business partner Ross Grady, centre, won the 'best Sunday lunch' award at The Observer's Food Monthly Awards 2014 for their Camden pub, The Colonel Fawcett

Harrow pub entrepreneurs scoop award for their Sunday roast

Business partners Angus Stevenson and Ross Grady, who run The Colonel Fawcett in Camden, north London, with friend Crusoe Millar, won the 'best Sunday roast' title in The Observer's Food Monthly Awards 2014

Government holding over 11,500 estates from people who died with no known relatives

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Could you be entitled to any of the unclaimed estates that the Government is holding?

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

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Meet the UK's fittest great-grandfather who has just turned 100 years-old

Britain's oldest gym buff Sam Heggessey from Ickenham got a personal message from Sir Richard Branson at his Virgin Active gym as he celebrated his 100th birthday

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

Labour politicians in Brentford and Isleworth call for an end to Iraq air strikes

Constituency group says missiles are killing innocent civilians, fuelling support for Islamic State terrorists

Funding cuts posing 'real and serious' threat to future of Kew Gardens

If funding cuts continue we stand to lose far more than just 'a theme park with flowers' warn unions and politicians.

Education

How singing and sign language helped an Isleworth primary school transform its fortunes

Worple Primary School's innovative methods helped it secure a 'good' rating just 18 months after a critical Ofsted report

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.
A small protest was held outside the newsagent after word of the refusal spread online

Shop refuses to sell cigarettes to serving soldiers because they wearing uniform

Worker apologises saying he believed he was legally required to refuse people in combat uniform

Morning news headlines: EU seeking £1.7bn more from UK, David Cameron pledges £80m more for Ebola

EU Heads of State pose for a group photo, during the EU summit at the European Council building in Brussels
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Rayners Lane, South Harrow, North Harrow, Harrow on the Hill, Wealdstone and Wembley
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Tim Street
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