Headteacher John Dowd spoke at the tribunal. Picture: Nigel Sutton

An employment tribunal has today rejected a former teaching assistant’s claims that she was discriminated against because of her disability.

James Flanagan was jailed for the assault

A Kentish Town man has been jailed for a “sustained, cowardly and vicious” attack which left a top sports journalist in a coma.

The proposed strike has been called off Picture: Anthony Devlin/PA Wire

A 48-hour Tube strike due to start tomorrow evening has been called off.

Andy Sykes claims he saw a ghost in the early hours of the morning on Parliament Hill

A man claims to have had a ghostly encounter with a Victorian-style spectre on Hampstead Heath.

With Dr Aggarwal ready to begin her first shift as a junior doctor

With junior doctors set to go on strike on Wednesday in a dispute over contracts, the Ham&High is finding out what an average day for them involves.

Former Labour Party leader Ed Miliband returned to his old school, Haverstock, this week. Picture: Jack Woodhouse

Former Labour leader Ed Miliband returned to his old Camden school as part of a national education campaign to encourage alumni to inspire current pupils.

Noah Stoneman has reached the finals of the BBC young jazz musician of the year awards for 2016. Photo: Polly Hancock

The teenage jazz pianist has an eclectic musical taste, citing one of his greatest influences as American hip hop artist Kendrick Lamar.

Foodbank volunteers packing food for hungry residents. Picture: David Jones

A foodbank centre may be forced to close, after losing support from charity the Trussell Trust

Pete Oliver

An active gardener died from the rare condition after an NHS hotline failed to recognise he needed to be sent to hospital for emergency treatment, a coroner found.

Pupils and staff prepare to ditch their phones for a week, from left Juhi Ashra (15), Briony Stephenson (15), Maximillian Szczech (11), school librarian Gill Ward, Jo Arrowsmith head of faculty, Robyn Daniels (14) and Milica Vidic (11) bin their phones with Erin Cotter (right). Picture: Polly Hancock

For most of us living in the digital age, it’s a struggle to go even half an hour without checking our phones, emails, or social media accounts.

Camden lock bridge

A major redevelopment of Camden Lock market has been given the go ahead by planners.

Yesterday, 23:42
A petition backed by George Michael may not be valid

An 11,000-strong protest against a basement development that could force Hampstead’s AIR studios to close may be completely meaningless due to a planning loophole.

Yesterday, 23:35
Esther Rantzen and Tom Conti with protesters in Kidderpore Gardens

A decision on controversial plans to turn a Grade II-listed Hampstead wildlife oasis into an underground car park and 156 new homes has been adjourned after Camden planners ran out of time to consider the application.

Yesterday, 17:12
Elton John wow-ing crowds in King's Cross St Pancras international today (Picture: @scvrIett/ Twitter)

Everyone likes a bit of music on the way home, but this afternoon hundreds of lucky Londoners got to hear Sir Elton John play piano live inside Kings Cross St Pancras international station.


Natural light from floor to ceiling windows softens the exposed concrete surfaces

“Modernity without austerity” is how Deyan Sudjic, director of London’s Design Museum, describes Alfred Munkenbeck’s signature style in his understated foreword to the Munkenbeck + Partners website.

Goldschmidt & Howland sold a two-bedroom flat in Westfield on Kidderpore Avenue for £925,000

As Help to Buy London launches and buyers are encouraged to go new, what are people actually buying into in a new build development in north London?

Yesterday, 15:29
Tax reforms could help regulate house prices and encourage the building of affordable homes

A transaction tax to raise £85million from prime properties bought by overseas investors is just one measure suggested by research calling for an overhaul of the property tax system to alleviate London’s housing crisis.

Yesterday, 12:19
Oakley Square, NW1, £819,950

Euston is not commonly thought of as a residential area, but there are a variety of properties available in the area ranging from period homes to council estates.

Mornington Crescent

Come for the commute, stay for the culture. The area between Euston Station and Mornington Crescent harbours hidden delights, with museums, musical instruments and even a magical HQ.

Wed, 17:47
Burgh House is one of the publicly owned sites identified by the Commission

Primary schools, historic buildings, allotments and Hampstead Heath are among the publicly owned Camden sites that have been identified by the Mayor’s office as potential areas for housing development.

Wed, 11:21
Grove Lodge Hampstead

As the battle of the basements reaches new lows in Camden, are the owners of multi-storey underground lairs missing the point of living in the borough?

Tue, 19:56
Data analysis from Hamptons shows that the new government Help to Buy London scheme will not be helpful for buyers in over half of London wards

Use this interactive map to see if your area is affortable with the new London Help to Buy scheme

Tue, 16:50
More high tech than hippies and hemp: three modern eco-properties currently for sale

It’s easy being green thanks to these three properties that have been designed to minimise their impact on the environment

Tue, 09:39
Dinesh Mirchandani, branch manager Tatlers Crouch End

As befits a Crouch End agent, Dinesh Mirchandani of Tatlers is a north London faithful with a love of period property. But if life had taken a different route, perhaps Barnet would have been better.

Mon, 12:04
Princes Avenue, Muswell Hill, N10

Retaining a wealth of character and an abundance of period architecture, charm and detail is this wonderful, seven-bedroom, double-fronted Edwardian property in central Muswell Hill.

Sunday, January 31, 2016
Skimmia Japonica Berries. PA Photo/thinkstockphotos

Which essential seasonal gardening chores should you do this week and which plants will benefit from a little extra tlc right now?

Saturday, January 30, 2016
Careful planning and zoning is essential when designing a small urban garden

Garden designer Kate Gould explores the challenges involved in laying out a small garden

Friday, January 29, 2016
Most natural flooring is made from plant fibres, which are easy to replenish and environmentally friendly

Wool and cotton can be combined with other natural fibres to produce flooring offering the best of both worlds, but if you’d prefer to stick to one material, below are some of the most popular types of natural flooring and care tips for maintaining them

Friday, January 29, 2016
Dyrham Park, Gloucestershire. PA Photo/National Trust Images/Arnhel de Serra

Garden enthusiasts wanting to broaden their horticultural horizons can now travel the world for inspiration, as companies offer holidays which take in everything from gourmet gardens to flower and fruit festivals, plant collections, ecological insights, alpine attractions and botanical wonders.


Tottenham head coach Mauricio Pochettino

Mauricio Pochettino says there are many ways to run a football club and create a successful team, but the key is to show absolute belief in your plan to inspire confidence around you.

Tottenham head coach Mauricio Pochettino

Mauricio Pochettino says Tottenham’s decision not to sign a striker in January is part of a long-term strategy which will help them through “a very tough period” during the construction of their new £400million stadium.

Tottenham head coach Mauricio Pochettino

Mauricio Pochettino says talk is cheap and that actions speak louder than words when it comes to Tottenham’s title chances.


Paris at War author David Drake

Bridget Galton talks to historian David Drake about taking the pulse of the French capital throughout the war years.

Escaped Alone by Caryl Churchill. Picture: Johan Persson

The brevity of Caryl Churchill’s latest work makes it hard to discover anything about its central female quartet, says Bridget Galton.

Alexander Knapp (left) with Norman Solomon of The Ernst Bloch Society

The Jewish Music Institute is celebrating musicologist Alexander Knapp’s 70th birthday with a concert this Sunday, writes Michael White.

Gina McKee as The Mother and William Postlethwaite as The Son in The Mother. Picture: Mark Douet

Bridget Galton is left reeling by this truth-bending vision of a mother torn apart by love.

Yesterday, 16:51
Tom Goodman-Hill and Claire Skinner in Rabbit Hole at Hampstead Theatre. Picture: Manuel Harlan

The Mr Selfridge actor tells Bridget Galton about starring in David Lindsay Abaire’s Pulitzer prize-winning play alongside Claire Skinner.

Yesterday, 16:15
The Royal china is located in Baker Street, Marylebone

Chinese food often gets a bit of a roasting mainly due to takeaways or eat-as-much-as-you-like buffets where grease is the word.

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