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Yesterday, 17:44

A campaign backed by a number of high-profile actors to prevent Tesco from opening a new store in Belsize Park has ended in victory after the supermarket chain announced it had abandoned its plans.

Yesterday, 17:15
Blogger Laila Swann has been chosen from 750 hopefuls for the unique job

A young Hampstead woman has beaten more than 750 hopefuls to a “once-in-a-lifetime opportunity” that will see her sent around the world to date men from different cultures and pick up the world’s best dating tips.

Yesterday, 16:25
Thomas Radice, a trustee of the Proms at St Jude’s Music & Literary Festival

The Proms at St Jude’s Music & Literary Festival will offer attendees more than just music and literature.

Yesterday, 12:25
Eric Joyce in police custody.

Disgraced former MP Eric Joyce has avoided jail having been convicted of attacking two teenagers in an “unjustified and unprovoked” assault in a Camden shop.

Yesterday, 07:59

A 13-year old girl was raped by a man after meeting him the day before in Camden.

Yesterday, 07:00
Jailed: Kane Franzese

Two men were jailed after being caught red-handed committing a smash-and-grab robbery.

Tue, 18:42
Chairman of the UCS Council Sir Brian Leveson, comedian Michael McIntyre, and headteacher Mark Beard with monitors. Picture: Polly Hancock

Top judge Sir Brian Leveson has stepped down as chairman of a prestigious Hampstead school’s council after six years.

Property

Yesterday, 17:19

If you’re one of the lucky Londoners who enjoys the UK’s fleeting moments of sunshine on your very own roof terrace or a balcony, you might be pleased to know that it can also add an impressive amount to the value of your flat.

Yesterday, 16:58
Mortgage lending dropped in run up to election

The number of mortgages advanced to Londoners buying a home decreased in the first quarter of the year according to a report, but there are signs that they have risen again within a month of the election.

Yesterday, 11:57
Heath Drive, Hampstead, NW3

A fantastic two bedroom apartment set in an immaculate detached period house located on a highly sought-after road in Hampstead.

Tue, 19:12
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If you need more space at home, converting the loft into an extra room or rooms can make a lot of sense, both now and when you come to sell.

Tue, 11:57
Elsworthy Road, NW3, John D Wood

A working fireplace is a joy in any house nowadays, when gathering around the hearth is something of a novelty, but even those that have been blocked for years can make a striking centrepiece for a room.

Tue, 10:55
Amit Batra, Lexingtons Belsize Park

Being threatened with hockey sticks by unhappy tenants in his first job showed Amit Batra, owner of Lexingtons Residential, how not to run an estate agent.

Sunday, May 24, 2015
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So, you want to sell your house? Then there’s two things you should know: summer is the best time to do it, and the deciding factor may be your garden.

Sport

Yesterday, 17:30

South Hampstead continued their winning start to the season with a commanding seven-wicket victory away against North London, who remain winless with just one point on the board in Division Three of the Middlesex County Cricket League.

Yesterday, 16:45
Highgate's Craig Gourlay (left) took 5-23 and then hit an unbeaten 42. Pic: Paolo Minoli

Craig Gourlay’s all-round display maintained Highgate’s maximum record this season as they beat Harrow Town by four wickets to stay top of the Division Three table in the Middlesex County Cricket League.

Yesterday, 16:15
Hornsey's Chetan Patel was frustrated by Brentham's negative tactics. Pic: Max Flego

Sean Solia equalled the highest score by a Hornsey batsman in league history – but his side were left frustrated as Brentham ground out a draw in Division Two of the Middlesex County Cricket League.

Yesterday, 15:38
Brondesbury captain Adam Wilson, who took 5-60, was pleased with his side's performance in the field but says the batting must improve. Pic: Paolo Minoli

Brondesbury captain Adam Wilson was frustrated by two crucial umpiring decisions as Eastcote gained a controversial winning draw off the final ball of Saturday’s Division Two match in the Middlesex County Cricket League.

Mousa Dembele (right) in action against Everton on the final day of the season

EXCLUSIVE: Mousa Dembele says Tottenham’s success in overtaking Liverpool on the final day of the season and securing a fifth-place finish can help them to attract their transfer targets this summer.

Yesterday, 10:26
Arsene Wenger (left) and Tim Sherwood (Anthony Devlin/PA Wire)

Arsene Wenger has confirmed that Arsenal were once in talks to sign Tim Sherwood ahead of their meeting in the FA Cup final on Saturday.

Yesterday, 09:35
Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger attends a press conference (Photo by Stuart MacFarlane/Arsenal FC via Getty Images)

Arsene Wenger says that Danny Welbeck will miss the FA Cup final as well as England’s upcoming fixtures.

Entertainment

Yesterday, 15:11

Jankel Adler was important both as a modern artist and political activist in the 1940s, says Alison Oldham.

Yesterday, 09:11
A Still from UR Feeling by Simon Martin, part of the latest show at CAC  picture: Valerie Bennett

Over five decades the centre has gained an international reputation for championing overlooked, emerging artists - with no concession to populism or localism, says Alison Oldham.

Tue, 11:11
Claire Fuller

Annie Muir talks to a debut author who took inspiration from the Hampstead home of modernist architect Erno Goldfinger.

Mon, 19:30
Mr Mistoffelees the Conjuring Cat

It’s rhyme time for young poetry fans, says Kate Agnew of Muswell Hill Children’s Bookshop.

Mon, 11:30
Joseph Connolly at La Golosa in Heath St

Our critic tries to live up to the Italian title of a Heath St restaurant while trying not to offend the local Catholic priest by uttering blasphemous profanities.

Sunday, May 24, 2015
LONDON - FEBRUARY 15:  Several hundred thousand people march past the Westminster Clock Tower (Big Ben) towards Hyde Park to protest against the proposed war in Iraq February 15, 2003 in London. Similar massive demonstrations are taking place all over the world as the U.S. and Britain continue to press for a UN Security Council resolution for war.  (Photo by Ian Waldie/Getty Images)

This slick documentary charting the protests against the Iraq War makes a lot out of something that achieved little, says Michael Joyce.

Sunday, May 24, 2015
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A Hampstead couple bought a prime vineyard and produce environmentally friendly ‘McC Wines’, finds Liz Sagues.

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