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The Ham&High Network
Young mum and son left homeless by Westminster Council Homeless Shona McNulty and her son Ashton (7) outside their former home in At
Young mum and son left homeless by Westminster Council
The Ham&High Network / Posted 2 days ago
Homeless Shona McNulty and her son Ashton (7) outside their former home in Atherstone Court which is now empty and boarded up. A young mother and her seven-year-old child have been left... Read more
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Evening Standard
Westminster council coughs up £65k in payouts to people 'hit by trees'A London council spent more than £65,000 compensating people after they were “h
Westminster council coughs up £65k in payouts to people 'hit by trees'
Evening Standard / Posted 3 days ago
A London council spent more than £65,000 compensating people after they were “hit by trees”, new figures have revealed. A further £58,000 was paid out by Westminster council to victims of trips on pavements, the data obtained under Freedom of... Read more
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Evening Standard
London 'losing 10 pubs every week'London is losing 10 pubs every week as landlords struggle to fend off developer
London 'losing 10 pubs every week'
Evening Standard / Posted 5 days ago
London is losing 10 pubs every week as landlords struggle to fend off developers and contend with rock-bottom supermarket drinks prices, new figures have revealed. New research from the Campaign for Real Ale (Camra) shows that hundreds of pubs... Read more
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Daily Mirror
Hipster brasserie fined for serving diners food laced with mouse droppingsDirector Camelia Olariu, 47, served a fusion of French, Italian and Spanish foo
Hipster brasserie fined for serving diners food laced with mouse droppings
Daily Mirror / Posted 5 days ago
Director Camelia Olariu, 47, served a fusion of French, Italian and Spanish food, all seasoned with rodent waste, to diners at Carmina and Lancelot in Wigmore Street, which also doubled as a beauty salon. Food hygiene inspectors from Westminster... Read more
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Evening Standard
‘We’ll cut the height of 72-storey Paddington Shard’The developer behind the “Paddington Shard” skyscraper today promised its oppon
‘We’ll cut the height of 72-storey Paddington Shard’
Evening Standard / Posted 7 days ago
The developer behind the “Paddington Shard” skyscraper today promised its opponents a “meaningful” reduction in its height when new plans are submitted in the summer. In his first interview since the surprise withdrawal at the weekend of the... Read more
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Evening Standard
West End club promoter wrecks hired £130,000 Lamborghini in 60 secondsA West End promoter who wrote off a hired £130,000 Lamborghini after less than
West End club promoter wrecks hired £130,000 Lamborghini in 60 seconds
Evening Standard / Posted 7 days ago
A West End promoter who wrote off a hired £130,000 Lamborghini after less than a minute behind the wheel today said: “I just couldn’t handle it.” Diyaa Lababidi, 32, got in the driver’s seat of the Gallardo VRM to pose for photos at the launch of... Read more
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Evening Standard
Bercow enters row over blocked ‘register to vote’ stunt at Big BenCommons Speaker John Bercow today stepped into the row over Westminster council
Bercow enters row over blocked ‘register to vote’ stunt at Big Ben
Evening Standard / Posted 9 days ago
Commons Speaker John Bercow today stepped into the row over Westminster council blocking a move to get young people to register to vote in elections. He wrote to the town hall’s chief executive Charlie Parker after reports that it was refusing to... Read more
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Evening Standard
Damien Hirst plots 25-metre pool for already cavernous mega-basementIt was destined to be one of London’s most spectacular mega-basements, but arti
Damien Hirst plots 25-metre pool for already cavernous mega-basement
Evening Standard / Posted 9 days ago
It was destined to be one of London’s most spectacular mega-basements, but artist Damien Hirst has decided the cavernous excavation he has permission to build under his Regent’s Park mansion is still not big enough for his family’s daily... Read more
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Evening Standard
Anti-pasta! New River Cafe plan gets Mayfair residents boilingChef Ruth Rogers is facing a revolt by Mayfair residents over her plans to open
Anti-pasta! New River Cafe plan gets Mayfair residents boiling
Evening Standard / Posted 9 days ago
Chef Ruth Rogers is facing a revolt by Mayfair residents over her plans to open a sister restaurant to her Michelin-starred River Cafe. Locals in the quiet street where she hopes to launch her Italian restaurant next year fear it will bring... Read more
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Manchester Evening News
Manchester is becoming too much like London - and not in a good wayEver since George Osborne dreamt up the Northern Powerhouse, Manchester has bee
Manchester is becoming too much like London - and not in a good way
Manchester Evening News / Posted 13 days ago
Ever since George Osborne dreamt up the Northern Powerhouse, Manchester has been in the national limelight, held up as a shining example to other cities as the sort of fully-fledged post-industrial revival the north has long been seeking. As the... Read more
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Manchester Evening News
Manchester is becoming like London and not in a good wayEver since George Osborne dreamt up the Northern Powerhouse, Manchester has bee
Manchester is becoming like London and not in a good way
Manchester Evening News / Posted 13 days ago
Ever since George Osborne dreamt up the Northern Powerhouse, Manchester has been in the national limelight, held up as a shining example to other cities as the sort of fully-fledged post-industrial revival the north has long been seeking. As the... Read more
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express
Audience flees theatre in terror after 'creaking' sound made them fear ROOF was collapsing THEATRE-GOERS scrambled over each other in mass panic last night when they th
Audience flees theatre in terror after 'creaking' sound made them fear ROOF was collapsing
express / Posted 13 days ago
THEATRE-GOERS scrambled over each other in mass panic last night when they thought the roof was about the collapse. Audience members fled the theatre in... Read more
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express
Diana the whale team pleas for plaque to mark ten year anniversary DIANA the whale captured the hearts of a nation when she took a wrong turn in
Diana the whale team pleas for plaque to mark ten year anniversary
express / Posted 17 days ago
DIANA the whale captured the hearts of a nation when she took a wrong turn in the North Sea and ended up stranded in the Thames. Diana the whale captured the hearts of a nation But... Read more
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Evening Standard
Victorian Society joins fight against controversial Paddington TowerThe Victorian Society has joined the fight against the controversial Paddington
Victorian Society joins fight against controversial Paddington Tower
Evening Standard / Posted 17 days ago
The Victorian Society has joined the fight against the controversial Paddington Tower. The Society is strongly objecting to plans to demolish the former Royal Mail sorting office to build the 72-storey structure, which the society has dubbed the... Read more
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Daily Mirror
Tory council spends £90,000 on Rolls-Royce while axing children's servicesA Tory-run council is spending thousands of pounds running a fleet of luxury ca
Tory council spends £90,000 on Rolls-Royce while axing children's services
Daily Mirror / Posted 22 days ago
A Tory-run council is spending thousands of pounds running a fleet of luxury cars while pushing through cuts to children’s services. Westminster council in London spent £90,000 on a Rolls-Royce Silver Seraph for the Mayor and other local... Read more
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Evening Standard
Another skyscraper set to rise in west LondonCampaigners battling London’s skyscraper boom fear the largely low-rise west of
Another skyscraper set to rise in west London
Evening Standard / Posted 28 days ago
Campaigners battling London’s skyscraper boom fear the largely low-rise west of the capital is next to be hit by a new wave of tower building. It follows a rash of applications, the latest a 38-storey apartment block at Paddington Green, far from... Read more
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Evening Standard
Top skyscraper architect criticises plan for Paddington towerPlans from the team behind The Shard for a 72-storey skyscraper at Paddington S
Top skyscraper architect criticises plan for Paddington tower
Evening Standard / Posted 29 days ago
Plans from the team behind The Shard for a 72-storey skyscraper at Paddington Station have come under fire from one of Britain’s leading architects. Sir Terry Farrell, whose offices and home are close to the mainline station, described the scheme... Read more
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Daily Star
Popular lapdancing club secretly filmed showing punters breach 'no touching' rulesSTRICT: Most lapdancing clubs forbid punters to touch dancers And two dancers
Popular lapdancing club secretly filmed showing punters breach 'no touching' rules
Daily Star / Posted 1 months ago
STRICT: Most lapdancing clubs forbid punters to touch dancers And two dancers – understood to be called “Carla” and “Mindy” – were captured on film encouraging male punters to grope them. Bosses at Westminster City Council are sending a team of... Read more
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Daily Mirror
Girls at top celeb lap-dancing club 'flout no touching laws'Platinum Lace - which is popular with high profile stars - is being probed by W
Girls at top celeb lap-dancing club 'flout no touching laws'
Daily Mirror / Posted 1 months ago
Platinum Lace - which is popular with high profile stars - is being probed by Westminster City Council over an allegation of ‘impropriety' surrounding their glamorous lap dancers. The dancers - many of whom are Eastern European - are employed by the... Read more
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Evening Standard
Fury over ‘monstrous’ giant tower to replace the London OctopusThe tallest tower in west London, with a 32nd-floor public viewing platform, co
Fury over ‘monstrous’ giant tower to replace the London Octopus
Evening Standard / Posted 1 months ago
The tallest tower in west London, with a 32nd-floor public viewing platform, could be constructed on the site of the scrapped “London Octopus” building. The Chiswick Curve would be about three times higher than the futuristic design it replaces — to... Read more

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