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It would take 15 years and £807m to repair London's 'crumbling' roads

A recent survey found 17% of London's roads were in a poor structural condition and it would take 15 years to clear the backlog of road maintenance across the capital

Campaign calls for lighting on Chiswick footbridge

Families feel vulnerable crossing the footbridge, between Deans Close and Herbert Gardens, following several attacks nearby

Nearly half of all basement renovations fail on-the-spot safety checks

A dangerous basement discovered by HSE inspectors in Hammersmith and Fulham during its recent safety checks
Inspection by Health and Safety Executive shows shocking rise in figures on last year

When will 2014-YB35 asteroid pass Earth? All you need to know..

Giant asteroid 2014-YB35 set to miss Earth and fly past on Friday evening

Election 2015: Find out how the parties are polling

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As the Prime Minister and Labour leader take part in a live election debate, see how all the parties are polling just weeks away from the General Election

Acton murder: Road is 'pleasant and quiet', shocked neighbours say

Neighbours said they were shocked following the death of a 50-year-old man, who has not yet been named by police

Eleven dogs and puppies rescued from tiny kitchen

Could you offer a home to one of three American bulldog puppies rescued from an overrun home in Slough?

Eleven dogs and puppies rescued from tiny kitchen

Could you offer a home to one of three American bulldog puppies rescued from an overrun home in Slough?

MP Angie Bray welcomes rise in apprenticeships in Ealing and Acton

The MP held her annual apprenticeships fair at Ealing, Hammersmith and West London College

Paris racism Chelsea fans to contest banning orders

(L-R) Joshua Parsons, Richard Barklie, Jordan Munday, Dean Callis, William Simpson at Waltham Forest Magistrates Court
Five football fans who appeared in court over the notorious Paris Metro racism incident will fight football banning orders

Building noise 'driving away customers' from Japanese restaurant

Builders say they are taking steps to "minimise disruption" after the owner of Suzu in Hammersmith complained of vibrations causing plates and bottles to crash to the floor

Crime

Isleworth man who was 'looking after drugs for friend' jailed

Benjamin Scudder was jailed for nearly three years after police found a bag containing cocaine and heroin outside his kitchen window

Acton murder: Road is 'pleasant and quiet' street, neighbours say

Neighbours said they were shocked following the death of a 50-year-old man, who has not yet been named by police

Police hunt three men wanted for crimes in Hillingdon

Officers are appealing for help to trace Hamad Alatteaby, Lee McDonald and Kyronne Flanders

Building noise 'driving away customers' from Japanese restaurant

Builders say they are taking steps to "minimise disruption" after the owner of Suzu in Hammersmith complained of vibrations causing plates and bottles to crash to the floor

London's unemployed given a start on the career ladder

Anthony Radwell is presented with his certificate after completing the 'Give Someone a Start' scheme
Thanks to a new programme run by Thames Water, London's unemployed are now more attractive to employers

Family owned Banham locks in the future

Alix Culbertson talks to Charles Hallatt, executive chairman of security company Banham, which has had a major presence in Kensington for three quarters of a century           

West Middlesex Hospital maternity team receive Baby Friendly award

Award recognises top care for mothers and babies at West Middlesex Hospital

Isleworth mum seeking compensation over 'dangerous' breast enlargements

An Isleworth woman who had breast implants is one of thousands who were duped by a French firm and are seeking compensation.
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Election 2015: Find out how the parties are polling

As the Prime Minister and Labour leader take part in a live election debate, see how all the parties are polling just weeks away from the General Election

The Eccentric Party comes to Uxbridge... and asks Boris Johnson to join up!

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Madcap political party The Eccentric Party boasts to be the only one to have a guitar as its deputy leader - Brenda the Fender

Education

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Slice of toast nearly causes student accommodation fire in Chelsea

A build-up of crumbs caught alight, leading to the evacuation of 200 people

Hounslow school makes country's top 100 list

St Mark's Catholic School has been hailed by ministers after being rated in the top 100 nationally for three key performance measures

Alps plane crash: Germanwings and Lufthansa facing questions over the mental state of co-pilot

Andreas Lubitz had reportedly been battling mental health and had taken a long break in his pilot training

Alps plane crash: UK airlines to review policies of cockpit manning levels

UK's Civil Aviation Authority have asked all UK airlines to review their cockpit manning levels following the Alps plane crash

Videos & Photos

MP Angie Bray welcomes rise in apprenticeships in Ealing and Acton

Acton murder: Road is 'pleasant and quiet' street, neighbours say

See brave teenager chop off long hair for wig-making charity

Man killed in Acton fire in flat with 'no smoke alarms fitted'

Astro group looks to next solar eclipse following cloudy show

Origami dogs made from £10 notes unleashed on London

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Will Ackermann
Uxbridge and Hillingdon borough
Steve Bax
News Editor, West London
Danya Bazaraa
Ealing, Acton Greenford and Northolt
Goolistan Cooper
Uxbridge and Hillingdon borough
Alix Culbertson
Westminster, Hammersmith & Fulham, Kensington & Chelsea
Robert Cumber
Hounslow, Heston and Isleworth, Chiswick
Camilla Horrox
Ealing, Southall, West Ealing and Hanwell
Matt Lewis
Sports Reporter
Jacob Murtagh
Sports Reporter
Salina Patel
Feltham, Bedfont & Hanworth
Tim Street
Deputy Sports Editor
Paul Warburton
Sports Reporter