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Past articles by Vicky:

Why the Queen's head faces right on coins but left on stamps

It's a little discrepancy you may never even have noticed before but, once you spot it, it's hard not to wonder why. Queen Elizabeth's iconic profile faces to the left on postage stamps, perhaps so she can read the postcards, but to the right on all coins. While it seems like a minor difference, it's actually down to a weird tradition going back hundreds of years, according to John Richardson… → Read More

The 'most dangerous' places to live in Kensington & Chelsea, according to police statistics

Sign up to FREE daily email alerts from MyLondon - MyWestLondon NewsSubscribeWe will use your email address only for sending you newsletters. Please see ourPrivacy Noticefor details of your data protection rights No area is entirely free from crime, even traditionally more affluent boroughs like Kensington & Chelsea. During October last year, just over 2,000 crimes were reported in the… → Read More

Why is Heathrow Airport 'closed' at night? Here’s the answer

The airport has some of the strictest restrictions of any European hub airport → Read More

The five best Wetherspoons in London according to TripAdvisor

Which pubs put the "woo" in "one pitcher of Woo-Woo please"? → Read More

The Martin Lewis warning that can save direct debit card holders hundreds

One viewer said they had been paying almost £400 a year more than they needed to → Read More

Life in Wormwood Scrubs: Daily violence, rotting food and a lack of bed sheets

A new report found that despite hard work and an extra £500,000 in funding, the prison "did not become a less violent place" → Read More

ZSL London Zoo welcomes adorable new baby animal

The zoo's newest addition, Star, was born on December 13 → Read More

Police attend Uxbridge High Street over 'double-stabbing in Subway'

Two people have been charged in connection with the incident → Read More

Top police official says 'anyone who makes comments against travellers is a racist'

London, like many places in the UK, is plagued by anti-traveller prejudice → Read More

London knife crime: One dead and another fighting for their life after violent weekend in London

The dark and cold weather has done little to curb the violence → Read More

Ealing council 'wrongly charged schizophrenic woman £100k' in Isleworth care home rent

Michelle's sister Rachael says the 40-year-old has 'the mental age of seven' and has been 'financially abused' by the council → Read More

Metropolitan Police seize 65 rickshaws with illegal motors added to make them go faster

Modified rickshaws count as motor vehicles and are illegal without insurance and a driving licence → Read More

Quiz: Can you pass a Hounslow citizenship test?

Sign up to FREE daily email alerts from getwestlondon - MyWestLondon NewsSubscribeWe will use your email address only for sending you newsletters. Please see ourPrivacy Noticefor details of your data protection rights It's a privilege everybody wants but few can boast - are you a true Hounslow citizen? Hounslow is a borough in West London with a population of more than 250,000, which can lay… → Read More

City of London police jobs that are currently on offer

Do you have what it takes to join this very select team? → Read More

Hillingdon hospital criticised for 'leaving sick children in waiting room for 11 hours overnight'

One parent said children who arrived at 8pm were not seen until 7am the next day → Read More

Google reveals the topics Londoners searched for most in 2019

Londoners wanted to know more about these ten topics → Read More

Caroline Flack: Love Island fans surprisingly excited as presenter quits after assault charge

The 40-year-old presenter has been charged with assault by beating, which allegedly took place at her Islington home → Read More

Live updates as plane declaring emergency over Scotland heads to Heathrow

It is not yet known why the United flight has had to head back → Read More

Chelsea WW2 bomb live: Updates as road closed after 'bomb found in building site'

The Chelsea Embankment has been closed, affecting traffic towards Chelsea Bridge, after a "bomb was found in a building site". Chelsea Embankment is closed in all directions between Chelsea Bridge Road and Oakley Street after the discovery at the Tideway Project site. The find is believed to be an unexploded WW2 bomb, although we have yet to receive official confirmation. Drivers are advised to… → Read More

Ealing Christmas bin collections 2019: When your rubbish will be collected over the festive period

Here's when your rubbish will be taken away between Christmas Day and January 10 → Read More