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Detectives want to trace woman seen acting suspiciously near restricted area in Westminster

A CCTV still of the woman police want to trace

Published: 29 July, 2015 
By ALINA POLIANSKAYA

DETECTIVES are asking for the public's help in identifying a woman who was seen acting suspiciously near a highly restricted area in Westminster. 

Historic Marylebone pub badly damaged in blaze

Firefighters used a turntable ladder to fight the blaze at The Beehive pub [Photo: London Fire Brigade]

Published: 27 July, 2015
By ALINA POLIANSKAYA

A VICTORIAN pub in Marylebone was engulfed in flames over the weekend as firefighters battled for almost three hours to put out the blaze. 

‘We are returning to the language of the workhouse’ – museum boss speaks out over Welfare Reform Bill

Caro Howell: ‘make connections between past and present’

Caro Howell: ‘make connections between past and present’

Published: 24 July, 2015
by JOHN EVANS

Theatre’s burlesque series is set to take a stripped-down look at politics

Chris Lincé, Abeo Neequaye and Dave Wyebrow at the Cockpit Theatre

Chris Lincé, Abeo Neequaye and Dave Wyebrow at the Cockpit Theatre

Published: 24 July, 2015
by BEN LUCAS

It’s no joke as children get stuck on ferris wheel at festival

Stranded: wheel of misfortune. Picture: @vitimgava_

Stranded: wheel of misfortune. Picture: @vitimgava_

Published: 24 July, 2015
by JANE CLINTON

ILLTYD HARRINGTON: Paul Robeson was a voice of strength and authority

Paul Robeson

Paul Robeson. Picture: Gordon Parks, photographer Library of Congress

Published: 24 July, 2015

The Xtra Diary: Church play club ‘will help parents’ during summer holidays

The Reverend Simon Buckley and friend

The Reverend Simon Buckley and friend: also famous as a celebrated television puppeteer

Published: 24 July, 2015

The Xtra Diary: Actor Everett’s still backing sex workers

Rupert Everett in Soho backing the ECP in 2013

Rupert Everett in Soho backing the ECP in 2013

Published: 24 July, 2015

The Xtra Diary: How Soho is making an exhibition of itself

Anything Left Handed 65 Beak Street by Robert Stallard

Anything Left Handed 65 Beak Street by Robert Stallard. Below: Daniel Lismore by Damien Frost

 Daniel Lismore by Damien Frost

Published: 24 July, 2015

PHOTOGRAPHS of Soho past and present will go on display in an exhibition exploring the ever-changing area through its people and places.

HEALTH: Iron lady Justine set to trek 4,500 miles

Justine Gosling

Justine Gosling

Published: 24 July, 2015
by BEN LUCAS

Popdogs smack lips after Top Dog battle – Soho restaurant loses out in a ‘David & Goliath’ tussle

‘We concentrate on the meat,’ says Popdogs’ Monty Bhurjee

‘We concentrate on the meat,’ says Popdogs’ Monty Bhurjee

Popdogs

Published: 24 July, 2015
by RICHARD OSLEY

Hold a hen! Pioneering initiative offers ‘relaxing experience’ for elderly in care homes

Ruth Xavier with ‘Lady Gaga’ the hen

Relaxing: Ruth Xavier with ‘Lady Gaga’ the hen. Below: Mandy Worster of Notting Hill Housing, Douglas Hunter, co-director of Equal Arts, Wendy Wilson, manager at Penfold Street, and Dani Singer of Equal Arts

Mandy Worster of Notting Hill Housing, Douglas Hunter, co-director of Equal Arts

Published: 24 July, 2015
by JANE CLINTON AND MIRANDA LARBI