Former Hornsey and Wood Green MP Lynne Featherstone will enter the House of Lords as a life peer having lost her parliamentary seat in May.

A wealthy property developer has paid a powerful planning authority £180,000 to keep a basement swimming pool and gym which he built under his home in a conservation area without permission.

Plans to open a school in the historic former home of the London Jewish Cultural Centre (LJCC) and Russian prima ballerina Anna Pavlova will create an “absolute nightmare” for drivers and risks increasing road traffic accidents, it has been warned.

A special commemorative stamp honouring a former Hampstead resident who saved 669 children from the Nazis will be issued by Royal Mail after a campaign backed by more than 100,000 people.

The headteacher of Haverstock School has described this year’s GCSE results as “confusing” after a slump in performance from last year.

Six alleged victims of Lord Greville Janner are suing the former Labour peer over claims he sexually abused them as children.

Basement developments in Hampstead Garden Suburb will only be allowed under the largest detached homes, according to new rules issued following a High Court battle waged by a former banking tycoon.

North Bridge House celebrated a surge in A* GCSEs this year.

A Camden student who was sectioned while studying for her A-levels after attempting suicide has achieved two A*s and two As having returned to school following a year in hospital.

Golders Green bus station was closed earlier today after a bus caught fire.

A woman was robbed of her watch by three men who followed her into her block of flats in Hampstead.

Lord Janner has appeared in court in person for the first time over 22 historic child sex abuse charges.

July was a bad month for Mary Hassell.

Lawyers for Lord Janner have lost a High Court bid to prevent him having to attend court tomorrow to face child abuse charges.

He is the self-titled “greatest living rock star on the planet” and she is the socialite-turned-reality-TV-star whose bountiful backside has captivated the world’s media.

Lawyers for Lord Janner will argue that forcing him to attend court to face child abuse charges despite suffering from dementia breaches his human rights, a judge has heard.

Sir Keir Starmer has joined Tulip Siddiq, his Camden colleague in Parliament, in backing Labour MP Sadiq Khan to become the party’s candidate for next year’s London mayoral election.

Camden and Haringey councils have celebrated their 50th birthdays with special parties for residents.

He is one of Plymouth’s most famous sons and has become synonymous with Hampstead’s socialist heritage.

Hundreds flooded the streets outside Camden Town Hall yesterday to catch a glimpse of Labour leadership contender Jeremy Corbyn speaking at a rally.

Friends of a much-loved doctor who died after throwing himself from a top floor apartment gathered in Hampstead for a special evening to mark the one-year anniversary of his death.

Bestselling author Kathy Lette has been sampling swimwear ahead of her annual beach break next month. During a recent trip to Hampstead Heath ponds, the South Hampstead resident discovered that from teenagers to grandmothers, bikinis are back. Writing exclusively in the Ham&High, she gives her tips to ladies worrying about their sun lounger look this year. Incidentally, the mother-of-two insists that her latest novel Courting Trouble is the perfect beach book.

It is cheaper to live in Madrid and commute to London than it is to rent a flat in Camden Town and work in Liverpool Street, according to new figures.

Roads across Barnet are set to receive a multimillion pound makeover.

The son of a fashion tycoon gunned down in a notorious murder in The Bishops Avenue has appeared in court charged with drunkenly groping three of his female employees.

A trained barrister who left a City broker with a brain haemorrhage after a bust-up outside a bar was spared jail.

A 45-year-old man died after crashing into a lamppost in Hampstead Garden Suburb.

A Kentish Town soldier in Prince Harry’s regiment who was convicted of providing information and pictures about him to two newspapers has had his conviction quashed.

Community figures today walked to remember those who lost their lives in the 7/7 terrorist attacks exactly 10 years ago.

In his 80 years, late Eurovision singer Ronnie Carroll stood in several elections to parliament.


Melange, with locations in Barnet and Crouch End, has opened a third in Belsize Park. Here co-owner Justina Markauskaite talks about removing the borders between cuisines and why they put family at the centre of everything they do

Toni Krok, who was diagnosed with multiple sclerosis in 2007, has set up a charity to help people living with the condition and their families adjust to the challenges it brings.

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