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Green Party's Jenny Jones arrested as Occupy protesters are removed from Parliament Square

An Occupy London protester is handcuffed
Published: 21 October, 2014

'OCCUPY London' demonstrators have been removed from Parliament Square by police with 15 arrests made- including briefly Green Party politician Baroness Jenny Jones.

Woman killed and man seriously injured by falling tree as high winds hit West End

Eaton Square tree fall

A man was struck by a falling tree in Eaton Square this afternoon

Published: October 21, 2014

Political leaders back anti-hate crime campaign founded after Soho pub nail bomb attack

Family and friends of those affected by the Admiral Duncan attack during a memorial ceremony in 2012

Soap and glory! The poem Dannie Abse wrote for Dylan Thomas’s Fitzrovia festival

The portrait: Dannie Abse by Dan Llywelyn Hall and, below, Dylan Thomas

Published: 17 October, 2014

Regent Street Cinema is almost ready for return after £6million overhaul

Above: Restoration work at the Regent Street Cinema and, below, how the interior looks today

Published: 17 October, 2014

HEALTH: Therapist who used to drink throughout the day tells how art saved her from booze ‘nightmare’

Lucy, an art psychotherapist, suffered years of alcoholism before finding help

Published: 17 October, 2014

FORUM: As its community heritage vanishes, is this the death of Berwick Street?

Above: Berwick Street. Picture: Stephen Champness. Below: Andrew Murray of the Soho Society

Published: 17 October, 2014

Film about ‘silent killer’ that claimed life of Mayfair gallery owner’s daughter is ruled too graphic for television

Katie Haines

Katie Haines died in 2010 after being overwhelmed by carbon monoxide

Published: 17 October, 2014

Shock poverty report finds 4 in 10 Westminster children live ‘below breadline’

Labour MP Karen Buck: 'I think most people would be shocked and surprised to see that 43 per cent of children live below the poverty line and that’s one of the highest in the country'

Headteacher remains positive as Ofsted downgrade Quintin Kynaston academy after "period of challenges and difficulties"

Alex Atherton

Alex Atherton took over the school in January after a tumultuous few years

Published: 14 October, 2014

ILLTYD HARRINGTON: It still makes the world go round

The Rich: From Slaves to Super Yachts, A 2,000 year History, by John Kampfner 

Published: 10 October, 2014