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Adrian Whitaker holding the rat he caught and killed.

Daily Mirror to pay Highgate man ‘undisclosed fee’ for false rat story, as paper claims: ‘We were deceived’

The Daily Mirror has paid a Highgate man an undisclosed fee to compensate for publishing a front page picture of him holding a giant rat and falsely claiming the image showed a pest controller in Liverpool.

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Cabinet member for children Cllr Angela Mason

26 children in Camden left without primary school place for September

Twenty-six children were left without a primary school place for September after Camden Council made its allocations today.

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Dr Dhanuson Dharmasena leaves Westminster Magistrates Court yesterday

Whittington Hospital doctor in court for alleged female genital mutilation

A Whittington doctor has appeared in court in the first UK prosecution for female genital mutilation.

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Almost 250 Haringey children had to be allocated places.

Nearly 250 Haringey children failed to win place at primary school of their choice

Nearly 250 Haringey children will not be starting reception at a primary school of their choice in September, figures released today have revealed.

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Angela Mason is cabinet member for children at Camden Council

Camden and Haringey schools exclude nearly 1,000 pupils for sexual misconduct, racist abuse and physical assault

Sexual misconduct, racist abuse and physical assaults on teachers are just three of the reasons why nearly 1,000 children were excluded from Camden’s schools last year.

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Belsize Park's Richard Wilson breaks through to start Belsize Park's comeback against Hackney. Pic: Paolo Minoli

Belsize Park face anxious wait after defeat in pivotal title showdown

Belsize Park face an anxious wait to discover whether they will be promoted after losing their pivotal top-of-the-table clash 25-17 at Hackney in Herts/Middlesex Division One on Saturday.

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Paulo Nutini Caustic Love

Album review: Paolo Nutini - Caustic Love

Like Howie B, Paolo Nutini is another Scotsman who’s spent half a decade perfecting his next release, and by this evidence, patience is a virtue.

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Cabinet member for children Cllr Angela Mason

26 children in Camden left without primary school place for September

Twenty-six children were left without a primary school place for September after Camden Council made its allocations today.

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Brad Pitt

Brad Pitt, Archibald Knox and the bidding war at a Hampstead auction house

A Hampstead auction house was abuzz with excitement as a furious bidding war saw a prized lot sell for 10 times its estimate.

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The literary world today remembered Nobel Prize-winning author and West Hampstead resident Doris Lessing. Picture: Nigel Sutton

Doris Lessing memorial service: Literary world pays tribute to West Hampstead’s Nobel Prize winning author

Friends, family and figures from across the literary world gathered to pay tribute to West Hampstead resident and Nobel Prize-winning author Doris Lessing today.

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You could get your hands on 1 of 3 Love2Shop vouchers.

Win 1 of 3 Love2Shop vouchers

You could get your hands on 1 of 3 Love2Shop vouchers.

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