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London Borough of Camden accountant Tolu Kalejaiye was killed by her son at the home they shared

Schizophrenic son found guilty of killing Camden accountant mother at home they shared

The son of a Camden Council accountant has been convicted of killing her at their home while suffering from paranoid schizophrenia.

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Dr Richard Jennings, an infectious diseases consultant, is heading up a new Tuberculosis treatment centre at the Whittington Hospital

London ‘failing in battle against TB’ as Whittington Hospital leads eradication efforts

The Whittington Hospital is to be on the front line of a new battle against the spread of Tuberculosis (TB) as London continues to suffer the highest rate of infection of any Western European capital.

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Owners Yulia Davidenko and Tom Burdon behind the counter at the newly opened Ripe Kitchen in Regents Park Road. Picture: Polly Hancock

Independent cafe offering ‘14 blends of tea’ opens in Primrose Hill

A new independent café offering 14 blends of tea and a varied menu of healthy food has opened in Primrose Hill.

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Kentish Town Forum

Plans for Kentish Town cinema take one step closer following council approval

Residents in Kentish Town are a step closer to seeing a cinema return to their neighbourhood after councillors agreed to allow a music venue to screen films.

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Valerie Doulton has campaigned against female genital mutilation (FGM) for decades

Highgate writer uses literature to further the fight against FGM

A Highgate writer, teacher and artistic director who has been a vocal campaigner against female genital mutilation (FGM) for decades is staging a literary event featuring writings and performances by opponents of the brutal practice.

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Sport See all

Middlesex batsman Eoin Morgan

Vintage Morgan keen to play key role in Middlesex’s challenge for honours

Eoin Morgan is confident that Middlesex have blown away their early season cobwebs as they prepare for their County Championship clash with Yorkshire.

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Heston will be playing at the Jazz cafe on April 27 (pic credit: Dome Records)

Album review: Heston - Love Junkie

Win tickets to see Heston at the Jazz Cafe on Sunday

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Education See all

Esther Rantzen, who is an Sarum Hall old girl, opens the pupils' new playhouse. Picture: Nigel Sutton

ChildLine’s Esther Rantzen opens Wendy house at her old school in Belsize Park

ChildLine founder Esther Rantzen was the guest of honour at the official opening of a new playhouse at her old Belsize Park school.

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Heritage See all

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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Obituaries See all

Mike Read has passed away

Highgate Society president pays tribute to ex-treasurer and golf lover Mike Read

Mike Read, who died this month aged 79, was a very active member of a number of Highgate organisations and well known in the village.

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Competitions See all

You could win two members tickets and a three course lunch at Royal Windsor Horse Show 2014.

Win two members tickets and a three course lunch at Royal Windsor Horse Show

As far as venues in the South East go, it’s up there with the most spectacular and it won’t be long before the gates of Windsor Castle are thrown open.

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