Qasim Peracha, GetWestLondon

Qasim Peracha


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Past articles by Qasim:

M25 lorry fire live: Updates as motorway shut and thick smoke billows over between Heathrow and Uxbridge

Smoke is billowing over West London from the M25 after a lorry caught fire near the M40. Fire crews from Buckinghamshire were called to the M25 Clockwise between Junction 15 for Uxbridge and Junction 15 for Heathrow at 12.14pm on Monday (September 14) after a heavy goods vehicle's trailer caught fire. Traffic camera footage shows the lorry in the hard-shoulder, but the M25 had to be closed to… → Read More

London coronavirus: The 3 rules people in Hounslow are breaking that may cause a local lockdown

Hounslow's public health director has identified why cases are increasing in the borough → Read More

St Margaret's Station live: South Western Railway suspended in Twickenham after 'person hit by train'

The incident is believed to have happened at St Margarets Station → Read More

The eye-watering distances trains on each London Underground line travel every year

MyLondon has calculated the estimated lifetime mileage of Tube trains on each line → Read More

The London boroughs where coronavirus infection rates are rising according to the latest data

In one borough the number of new cases this week is more than double last week's total → Read More

The gonorrhea infection rates in each London borough as government warns of STI outbreak

In one London borough more than 1 in ever 100 residents caught gonorrhoea → Read More

Warning that London Underground needs urgent capacity upgrades to avoid becoming hideously overcrowded

London Underground Managing Director Andy Lord is confident passengers will return "in the fullness of time" → Read More

'Anti-maskers' on London Underground train abused law-abiding Londoners wearing masks

Masks have been mandatory on public transport since mid-June → Read More

Loughborough Junction stabbing: South London train station closed after person stabbed in morning rush hour

The station has been closed for a number of hours while police investigate the attack → Read More

London weather: Grim Bank Holiday weather to shift into mini-heatwave later this week

It might just be possible we have an "Indian Summer" on our hands → Read More

The 5 best staycation destinations less than two hours from London

Coronavirus has put an end to countless plans this year for millions of Londoners. As we enter the sixth month of the coronavirus lockdown, finally there is some breathing space, in particular with holidays. And while some foreign destinations are even welcoming Brits, not everyone can do a summer holiday abroad this year. That could be because they are vulnerable, taking extra precautions or… → Read More

The Ealing Broadway 'concreteberg' longer than London bus being removed to prevent sewage floods

Thames Water has warned traffic may be heavier as they attempt to break up the colossal concrete plug → Read More

London crime: Woman charged with murdering boy, 10, in Acton home

Olga Freeman was confirmed as being known to the young murder victim → Read More

London weather: When the Met Office predicts thunderstorms will batter London as temperatures to drop

The good news is we have just a little longer to enjoy the sun → Read More

Crossrail achieves key milestone of Paddington to Heathrow Airport 27 months late but huge progress still to be made

Crossrail moves a step closer to finally operating → Read More

Hillingdon Hospital announces plans for new Uxbridge hospital to be built in just 5 years

The board at Hillingdon Hospital have approved plans to build a completely new hospital → Read More

Loncon crime: Man shot near Marble Arch and another stabbed in late-night attack

The young man who was shot is in a serious but stable condition → Read More

London crime: Bloody 24 hours in capital leave 3 dead and 2 more stabbed

A young man was stabbed to death in Oxford Street and two bodies were discovered in Dagenham → Read More

The geographically accurate London Underground map that shows exactly where each station and line is

The map was made by TfL but not published until a Freedom of Information request was made → Read More

London coronavirus: Merton, Enfield cases triple and Hounslow, Lambeth double amid fears of 'Greater Lockdown lockdown'

The latest data shows while the disease rate is decreasing, it has rapidly increased in some boroughs → Read More