A 90-year-old widow has been robbed of her husband's war medals during a burglary in West London.
Police in Hillingdon are appealing for witnesses and information following the theft. It took place some time between 8th February and 15th February. Cash was also stolen.
During the burglary, six naval World War II medals were taken. Some of the medals have 'W ELLIS 598200' engraved on the edge.
Detective Constable Lisa Coker, from Hillingdon CID, said: "The victim is understandably distraught that her husband's medals have been taken as they mean so much to her. These medals are a reminder of the sacrifice her husband made during the war and the brave man that he was.
"I urge anyone with information, or if you have been offered these medals to buy, to contact me."
A man is in a critical condition following a quad bike collision. Police were called to Lansbury Drive, Hayes, yesterday afternoon where they found a 19-year-old man suffering serious injuries. Police believe the man lost control of his quad bike, crashed into a wall and was thrown from the bike.
He was treated at the scene before being taken to a central London hospital by the London air ambulance. He remains in a critical condition. Police are hoping to speak to anyone who may have witnessed the crash. No arrests have been made.
Tesco has apologised to customers after petrol was put into diesel tanks at the firm's petrol station in Hayes.
A spokeswoman for Tesco said: "We are sorry to the small number of customers affected by this mistake.
"As soon as the mistake was spotted both tanks were taken out of service and we are working with the affected customers to resolve any problems.”
The parents of the Slough schoolgirl who died in a fall from a ski-lift earlier this week, visited the scene of the accident in Italy today.
Poonam Bhattal's headteacher has paid tribute to her, calling the thirteen year old an "extremely gifted, straight A" student.
The headteacher of the school attended by Poonam Bhattal, who died after falling from a ski lift in Italy, has spoken of the moment he broke the news of the her death to her parents.
Rajinder Singh Sandhu, the Principal of the Guru Nanak Sikh Academy, paid tribute to Miss Bhattal calling the 13-year-old an "extremely gifted, straight A" student.
The parents of 13 year-old Poonam Bhattal, who was killed in an accident on a school trip in Italy on Friday, have visited the scene of the accident today.
The travel company, which organised the school ski trip in which a teenager died, has released a statement:
Friends of a teenage girl who died after falling from a ski lift in Italy, have paid tribute to her on social networking sites.
The 13 year-old girl, named in reports as Poonam Bhattal from Slough, is said to have fallen 16 feet on to the piste in the Alps resort of Claviere yesterday morning.
She was on a school trip with classmates from the Guru Nanak Sikh Academy in Hayes.
Friends on Twitter described her as "a beautiful girl" who will be "dearly missed".
Police have launched an investigation and are due to question the teenager's classmates, who boarded the lift with her.