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TfL’s “stay off the tubes” message is working – too well

TfL’s “stay off the tubes” message is working – too well

Is Transport for London’s frantic “keep off public transport because of the Olympics” message starting to damage London’s local economy? Every West Londoner will be well familiar with…

Boris Island – a potential threat to Heathrow jobs?

Boris Island – a potential threat to Heathrow jobs?

Will Boris Johnson’s proposal for a new London airport in the Thames sink Heathrow? WL reader Balraj Juttla shares his thoughts.   Recently Boris Johnson, backed by David…

News

Brunel University student: “LGBT people are a cancer”

Students at Brunel University reacted angrily last night to the election of an LGBT student…

Protest at Southall gurdwara over sacred picture

Protest at Southall gurdwara over sacred picture

A number of Sikhs in Southall are staging a sit-in protest after religious authorities removed…

We will remember them

We will remember them

They shall grow not old, as we that are left grow old: Age shall not…

Police to “demand roadside fines from drivers”

Police to “demand roadside fines from drivers”

Police officers have been given the power to demand money at the roadside from drivers…

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Game Overdose

Game Overdose: The Rape of Lara Croft

Game Overdose: The Rape of Lara Croft

  This week I delve into the current kerfuffle surrounding Lara Croft and her anticipated latest instalment in the Tomb Raider series.…

Game Overdose: Why you should buy the “Humble Indie Bundle V”

Game Overdose: Why you should buy the “Humble Indie Bundle V”

  The Humble Indie Bundle is essentially a collaborative charity event in which various game developers come together to sell their games using a “pay what you want“ model…

Reviews

Red Tails

Red Tails

Thrilling aerial action but not much else Three Stars: *** With two underslung engine pods, swept wings and a nose full…

Dark Shadow

Dark Shadow

Fails to arise from the crypt Two Stars: ** Ever since sitting through Vampires Suck, the idea of a comedy mixing…

Harrow

London Borough of Harrow to be renamed

A confidential cabinet meeting of Harrow Borough Council on Friday has led to the borough officially renaming itself Greater Wealdstone as part of the council’s ongoing regeneration…

Brent

Harlesden man jailed after burgling family’s home while they slept

A burglar who stole laptops and cash from a family home while his victims were asleep upstairs has been jailed. Paul Frazer, 43, of Larix Court, Harlesden…

Kensington & Chelsea

Paddington police payout after student arrested for filming

An Italian student, arrested and locked in a cell for five hours for filming buildings in Paddington, has won an out-of-court settleent from police. Simona Bonomo, 34,…

Richmond

Open space in West London being sold on a large scale

A BBC investigation has shown nearly a quarter of a million square metres of public West London land have been sold for £16m. In figures obtained by…