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He was born in Kilmacolm in Renfrewshire in 1931 and lived in Camden for more than 50 years. He is very much missed and fondly remembered for lighting up a room with his humour, eloquence, erudition and passion.

The leader of Camden Council has defended its decision to evacuate the Chalcots Estate – after an independent review criticised the lack of communication with residents, some of whom were left “extremely traumatised”.

A man accused of stabbing his mother and sister to death in their Golders Green home has been deemed unfit to stand trial.

Her family and friends pay tribute to Lucinda Graymore, a Camden ecologist who died aged 50 of breast cancer.

I sometimes get asked what I’m looking for on top of Parliament Hill.

Last Wednesday marked the 90th anniversary of Kenwood House’s opening to the public in 1928. But the iconic stately home on the edge of Hampstead Heath is more than four centuries old. Joe Graber delves into its past.

Plans to open a restaurant in Muswell Hill could lead to more noise and anti-social behaviour, a neighbour has warned.

A Camden conman who posed as a bank official to swindle three family-run businesses out of almost £2m was jailed for seven years on Thursday.

The military aircraft circling London’s skies for President Trump’s visit are shaking people’s houses and setting off car alarms, say Crouch End residents.

Kestrels are a regular sight on Hampstead Heath, often seen wind-hovering while searching for their prey.

This year’s Hampstead Summer Festival will again feature the “Picture the Heath” painting competition.

Two of the Royal Free’s top staff received nods in the Queen’s Birthday Honours List on Friday for their outstanding achievements.

House prices in Camden have soared by nearly a third in five years and are the third most expensive in the country, according to new data.

In a new weekly feature, we speak to the people behind some of Hampstead and Highgate’s best small businesses. This week, we visited George Michael (not that one) at his cobbler’s shop of 35 years in Finchley Road station.

A budding teenage actress from Kentish Town has seen her dream come true after landing a role in EastEnders.

A mother has told how two men attempted to smash into her Highgate home as she and her two young children cowered inside.

Notorious serial Killer Dennis Nilsen, who lured victims to his Cranley Gardens home before strangling them and flushing away their remains, has died behind bars at the age of 72.

Twelve months ago, it would have been difficult to predict that the Chalcots tower blocks in Camden would become one of the key issues in next week’s local government elections.

Ever since the evacuation of the Chalcots towers, I have been running around with my fellow Belsize councillors trying to fix problems and help people that have fallen through the cracks at Camden Council.

Crouch End pupil Jude Rogers beat stiff competition to win an award for his film at BFI Southbank.

Ian Aitken, the distinguished former political editor of the Guardian who lived most of his life in Highgate, has died aged 90.

An open letter to His Excellency Ayatollah Sayyid Ali Khamenei from supporter of Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe, Jessica Learmond-Criqui.

Time is a precious commodity for politicians and there never seems to be enough of it.

A murder investigation has been launched after a 19-year-old, believed to be from Camden, was found with fatal stab wounds in a Kensington street in the early hours on Sunday.

The last century is rich with history: A Great War; a global depression; the rise, fight against and fall of fascism around the world; the Berlin wall coming down; the creation of a European Union; and the spread of prosperity around the globe.

The fascinating history of the Heath is to be revealed with the Heath and Hampstead Society’s unsuccessful legal challenge forming part of the organisation’s first guided walk of 2018. Society member Thomas Radice offers a preview of what walkers can expect to find out.

Reporter VICTORIA NOBLE delves deeper into a raft of serious allegations about upmarket restaurants Beach Blanket Babylon, as she finds all has not been glittering behind closed doors.

In his latest column, Holborn and St Pancras MP Keir Starmer outlines his priorities for the year ahead.

Those who have suffered due to the contaminated blood scandal will have to wait for justice even longer.

Highgate’s Dan Thompson has set himself a monumental challenge: to run 10k in every country in the world, fundraising for Cancer Research UK.

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