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Marylebone lorry crash claims life of woman pedestrian, 96

Emergency services at the crash scene

Emergency services at the crash scene 

Published: 29 April, 2016

A 96-YEAR-OLD pedestrian has died after being hit by a lorry in Marylebone. 

Secondary schools’ expansion plans will mean extra places on offer from next year

Published: 29 April, 2016
by ALINA POLIANSKAYA

SECONDARY schools in Westminster are to be expanded to make space for a growing numbers of pupils. 

‘Forest class’ children go on Paddington Rec’ adventure

Jonas, Keyaan, Ledion, Adwoa and Sawsan

Jonas, Keyaan, Ledion, Adwoa and Sawsan

Published: 29 April, 2016
by AUBANE LEMAIRE

Victory for campaigners as historic Clifton gets go-ahead to reopen as a pub

The Clifton in St John’s Wood

The Clifton in St John’s Wood. Picture: Ewan Munro. Below: The Robson brothers Ben and Ed

The Robson brothers Ben and Ed

Published: 29 April, 2016
by ALINA POLIANSKAYA

Stressed-out Marylebone students jump at the chance to meet bunnies

Chilling out in the students union with some furry friends

Chilling out in the students union with some furry friends. Pictures: Salaffina Dore

Chilling out in the students union with some furry friends

Published: 29 April, 2016
by ALINA POLIANSKAYA

Soho to have its say on future of Berwick Street Market

Berwick Street Market

Berwick Street Market may be taken over by a private operator 

Published: 29 April, 2016
By ALINA POLIANSKAYA

PEOPLE in Soho are invited to have their say on the future of Berwick Street Market, as fears grows among traders over the potential takeover by a private operator.  

The Xtra Diary: Can you help Kiwi 'Trev' trace his London family?

Trev Valler has just these two sepia photographs to work with

Trev Valler has just these two sepia photographs to work with. Below: The sign on the gate at the entrance to the house enticingly spells out “...ulverton”

The sign on the gate at the entrance to the house

Published: 29 April, 2016

NOW Diary was intrigued to be contacted by a mysterious “Trev Valler” from New Zealand this week. 

‘Die-in’ cycling campaigners demand action to tackle air pollution

Hundreds of activists demonstrated outside the Department of Transport in Horsef

Hundreds of activists demonstrated outside the Department of Transport in Horseferry Road on Wednesday

Hundreds of activists demonstrated outside the Department of Transport in Horsef

Published: 29 April, 2016
by ALINA POLIANSKAYA

It’s time for Big Ben to fall silent...

Big Ben

Published: 29 April, 2016
by AUBANE LEMAIRE

BIG BEN will stop chiming in early 2017 after 157 years of nearly unbroken service to allow for essential repairs.

WESTMINSTER PEOPLE: Grate expectations wheying up curds

Patricia Michelson

Patricia Michelson, who can still be found most days in La Fromagerie. Picture: alessiodonna@lafromagerieuk

Curzon boss vows to fight on in bid to save Soho cinema threatened by Crossrail 2

Curzon Soho cinema manager Ally Clow

Curzon Soho cinema manager Ally Clow said the venue was a 'breeding ground for artists, for directors and dreamers'

FORUM: £500,000 for a bedsit? How laundered money skews our property market

Murad Qureshi

Murad Qureshi is a Labour London-wide Assembly Member and is again a candidate for 2016, with voting due on May 5

Published: 26 April, 2016
by MURAD QURESHI