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My London - Westminster

Westminster Palestine and pro-Israel protests attract huge police response

Several ambulances and lots of police were spotted at the scene

Westminster – South London News

Police data reveals neighbourhood ‘blackspots’ where 100% of crimes go unsolved and phone snatchers thrive

In one small area around Oxford Circus there were more than 10,000 thefts and more than 99 per cent of them going unsolved.

My London - Westminster

Met Police failed to identify a suspect in a single reported theft in 166 London neighbourhoods

The investigation found one London area where 99 per cent of thefts from the person went unsolved between 2021-2023

Westminster – South London News

New housing block purchase by Westminster agreed – but pressure to delivery more temporary homes continues to bite

The local authority says Hopkinson House on Vauxhall Bridge Road will deliver a minimum of 33 additional temporary housing units within the borough, and that the purchase prevents the building being lost to the private sector.

My London - Westminster

Bill Nighy's quiet life in posh Pimlico where homes average an eye-watering £1.3m

Bill Nighy has been a regular on our screens and the stage for decades, with roles in films such as Love Actually and the Pirates of the Caribbean franchise.

My London - Westminster

What the King's Speech will mean for London as Sadiq Khan set for more powers

The Mayor of London would like to bring more taxes and railways under his control

My London - Westminster

Protesters accused of planning to disrupt King's Speech arrested in London

Various protesters were calling for climate change action and an end to the sale of weapons to Israel

My London - Westminster

New map shows how many families could get more Universal Credit cash if 2-child cap benefit scrapped

Keir Starmer is under pressure to scrap the two-child benefit cap

My London - Westminster

Labour promises 'packed' agenda in King's Speech with 35 Bills

Starmer said there was no time to waste

My London - Westminster

London greenhouse gas emissions plummet as government pushes towards net zero

New figures showed a decrease in greenhouse gas emissions across the UK in 2022, but environmental activists warned "incremental change is not enough"

My London - Westminster

The UK's best and worst train stations have been named - here are the London ones on the list

There are some clear winners

My London - Westminster

Triple London stabbing at Soho nightclub just hours after England lose Euro final

Three men were taken to hospital following the attack in Westminster

Westminster – South London News

D-Day vet, 104, says he feels ‘like a prisoner in my own home’ after lifts on estate break down

He evaded Nazi capture and pushed Hitler’s forces off the beaches of Normandy. What this veteran didn’t expect was to become a prisoner in his own home.

Westminster – South London News

Free school meals made permanent at nurseries and secondary schools

Westminster City council confirmed this week that it will be extending its programme of free school meals.

My London - Westminster

The London Underground station that's the 'least underground' on the whole network

Across the London Underground system are countless oddities and points of interest, even for those who don't count learning about the network among their passions

My London - Westminster

Full list of London primary schools with the best SATs scores

Many schools had pupils exceeding standards

My London - Westminster

London council hit by 70,000 attempted cyber attacks 'mostly from China and Russia' in last month

Westminster City Council said 39 incidents required an immediate response within the hour

Westminster – South London News

Council temporary accommodation spending up by £34m in a year – the biggest jump in a decade

Westminster City council spent a total of £95million on temporary accommodation during the 2023/24 financial year.

Westminster – South London News

Council writes off £56m in ‘irrevocable debt’ during last financial year

Westminster City council said it cleared £35million in unpaid business rates and £9million in parking charges in 2023/24.

My London - Westminster

South London council boss charged with drink-driving and class A drug possession resigns

Lambeth Council chief executive Bayo Dosunmu has been off work since June