August 1 2014 Latest news:
Everyone from The Beatles to Beyonce have recorded at the BBC’s legendary Maida Vale studios and now a group of young adults can add their names to the list after they enjoyed a taste of pop stardom.
More than 90 people were evacuated from a five-storey block of offices and shops following a fire in Marylebone last night.
A doctor’s daughter who suffered devastating brain damage after complications during birth has won a massive damages payout from the NHS.
Table tennis star Tin-Tin Ho is enjoying “every moment” of her Commonwealth Games experience as she competes as one of the youngest members of the England squad.
Smash and grab raiders took just 45 seconds to steal £100,000 worth of luxury handbags from a St John’s Wood shop.
Seven people have been arrested after a St John’s Wood shop became the latest luxury designer store targeted by smash-and-grab robbers.
Labour leader Ed Miliband has claimed the government is going down the “wrong road” with plans to relax rules on short-term lets - a move which residents say will hit Westminster particularly hard.
A Paddington doctor’s great-great-grandchildren watched as a blue plaque commemorating his First World War heroics was unveiled at the site of his former surgery.
London Zoo has assured visitors that the animals’ welfare is always its number one priority in the wake of a series of revelations over some of its late night events.
Almost 900 supporters have voiced their support for a new home for Marylebone’s thriving farmers’ market as its current sought-after site is being sold off to developers.
Residents are opposing revised plans to transform a St John’s Wood home into a “hideous white faced monolith”.
You’ll be seeing a lot more of Westminster’s most famous bear as you stroll round London this October.
Calls have been made for more “dedicated” police officers to be put back on the streets after latest figures show Westminster has lost 435 officers in the last four years.
Chiltern Firehouse has been given a “grace period” to tackle problems surrounding the celebrity hangout after Westminster Council decided to put a review of its licence on hold.
If a Maida Vale schoolboy felt nervous as he walked out onto the pitch clutching the hand of star German defender Mats Hummels ahead of the World Cup final, he didn’t show it.
A political row has erupted after Labour politicians were accused of causing a multi-million pound regeneration project in Westbourne Green to be scrapped by swaying the outcome of a public vote.
Major regeneration plans in Westbourne Green have been binned by Westminster Council after residents rejected the proposals in a public vote.
Million of boys will wish they were Alexander Degtiarev on Sunday as he escorts football players onto the pitch at the World Cup final.
Two Westminster police stations controversially shut last year have been sold for £17.5million – but critics question whether residents are seeing any benefit at all.
The cause of a blaze on the roof of a Marylebone office block is under investigation, the London Fire Brigade has said.
Hundreds of elderly people could have benefited from the £1.6million Westminster Council failed to spend as part of its adult social care budget in the last financial year, it has been claimed.
A man who kept his victim captive in a Little Venice flat - demanding £3,500 for his release or he would chop him up and throw him in the canal - has been jailed for nine years.
Students heard teacher Parwin Wafa relive how her son was killed by militants because of her dedication to educate girls in Afghanistan.
A vet from London Zoo is set to round off five challenges next month as she raises money to protect rare Sumatran tigers.
A Westminster MP has called on a private postal firm to “get a grip” after a Maida Vale resident spotted one of its workers dumping letters in a bin in the street.
A top Hampstead independent school has had its bid to build a new sport pavilion rejected by Barnet Council after a wave of objections from neighbours.
Camden Council leader Sarah Hayward and former director of public prosecutions Sir Keir Starmer will go head-to-head in a battle to replace Labour’s outgoing Holborn and St Pancras MP Frank Dobson at next year’s general election.
Barbara Foster, who was born Barbara Pszczolkowska on March 27, 1927 in Warsaw in Poland, the middle child of a family of four siblings.
As London buses are now cashless, this is the perfect prize to make sure you’re not stranded in town.