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New council leader urges Mayor Sadiq to rethink Westminster police merger

Councillor Nickie Aiken

Councillor Nickie Aiken: ‘I am very, very concerned to read that there may be plans to turn us into a tri-borough police command unit’

‘Dirty air is a public health emergency,’ says Mayor

Published: 20 January, 2017
by TOM FOOT

THE Mayor of London has declared a public health emergency in Westminster over heavy pollution.

Archive gets Lottery boost to research Waterloo veteran

Archives assistant Michelle Cook flanked by volunteers Victoria Kurtz and Thea R

Archives assistant Michelle Cook flanked by volunteers Victoria Kurtz and Thea Rogerson

Published: 20 January, 2017
by ALINA POLIANSKAYA

'A perfect storm for Westminster residents' - families could be moved to the Midlands

Westminster North MP Karen Buck

Westminster North MP Karen Buck: 'Is Westminster City Council right to expect other local authorities across the South-east and as far as the Midlands to take on the responsibility of housing as well as providing education and social care for London’s people in housing need?'

Published: 20 January, 2017
by ALINA POLIANSKAYA

Mayor Sadiq: Sorry for tube station closure short notice

London Mayor Sadiq Khan

London Mayor Sadiq Khan: ‘The process of Lancaster Gate took longer than it should and I therefore apologise on behalf of myself and TfL to those customers who use the station for the late no

Christmas Day flood destroys art space

Karen Turner

Karen Turner and, below, part of Cave that was damaged by a flood on Christmas Day

part of Cave that was damaged by a flood on Christmas Day

Published: 20 January, 2017
by ALINA POLIANSKAYA

Going up? Trafalgar Square Fourth Plinth contenders are unveiled

High Way by Damián Ortega, and The End by Heather Phillipson. IMAGES: JAMES O JE

High Way by Damián Ortega, and The End by Heather Phillipson. IMAGES: JAMES O JENKINS

Published: 20 January, 2017
by TOM FOOT

Westminster’s Youth MP candidates step up to the plate

Esah Bannister, Ella von Baeyer and Aseel Al-nakib

Esah Bannister, Ella von Baeyer and Aseel Al-nakib

Gabriel Walsh, Hamza Taouzzale and Isobel Preece

Gabriel Walsh, Hamza Taouzzale and Isobel Preece

Published: 20 January, 2017
by ALINA POLIANSKAYA

DNA match sees Regent Street armed robber jailed

Rimantas Borisovas

Rimantas Borisovas was part of a group who launched an armed raid on jewellery store Mappin and Webb

Published: 20 January, 2017
by ALINA POLIANSKAYA