An award-winning scientist who invented scientific instruments at his Belsize Park firm has died aged 101.

Yesterday, 12:30
Tessa Walker with her award. Picture: Paul Starr

A Whittington Hospital nurse has been recognised at the Young Epilepsy Champions Awards.

Yesterday, 08:00
Peter Barber, Head of Map Collections, British Library

Historian Peter Barber OBE is head of maps at the British Library and has lived in or near Highgate nearly all his life. The 66-year-old, now of Crouch End, sits on the council at Lauderdale House and has documented its history in 1993 tome, Lauderdale Revealed

Fri, 17:46
Mike Freer. Picture: Nigel Sutton.

With just under three weeks left until the general election, Conservative Mike Freer is locked in a fierce battle with Labour’s Sarah Sackman for re-election as Finchley and Golders Green MP. Tim Lamden caught up with Mr Freer ahead of the May 7 election.

Fri, 17:00
The boy dragged the female victim into the bushes in Ainger Road in Primrose Hill. Picture: Google Streetview

A boy has pleaded guilty to sexual assault after a woman was dragged into the bushes and had her clothes ripped off in a brutal attack in Primrose Hill.

Fri, 14:38
Officers found the young man lying on the ground in Gilbeys Yard. Picture: Google Streetview

Police officers helped save the life of a young man after he was victim to a brutal stabbing in the heart of Camden Town.

Fri, 14:33
The number 13 bus. Picture: Polly Hancock.

Mayor of London Boris Johnson has stepped in to save the much-loved number 13 bus service which was set to be scrapped by Transport for London (TfL).



While non-gardeners may delight at the sight of squirrels, gardeners despair of them. They steal food from bird tables, dig up bulbs and corms, seem to be able to get through the most impenetrable ‘squirrel-proof’ bird feeders and eat copious amounts of peanuts and seeds intended for our feathered friends.

Yesterday, 09:39
Nautilus Leafed Miniature Bed, PA Photo/Handout.

As a nation of pet lovers, we shouldn’t need an excuse to shower love and attention on our furry friends - but just in case you do, National Pet Month, which runs until May 4, is the perfect opportunity to spruce up your pooch’s pad or your cat’s crib.

Fri, 18:35
Investment property on Belsize Park Gardens with five flats

One of Belsize Park’s classic Victorian white stucco-fronted houses has come on the market for the first time in more than 60 years.

Fri, 12:01
A Pocket flat in Weedington Road, Camden.

Like many young professionals in London, Debra Stein feared she would never be able to own her own home in the capital.

Fri, 06:58
The average cost of moving house in London is now £27,946

The cost of moving home has leapt by 59 per cent over the last decade to reach an average of £12,000 across the country, and £27,946 in London by the end of 2014.

Thu, 13:34
Lauderdale Road, W9. Available through Chestertons for £1,295,000

Property in Maida Vale is mostly found in well maintained, red brick Victorian mansion blocks; spacious semi-detached townhouses; and smaller townhouses.

Thu, 12:22
Lauderdale Road

Excellent transport links dot the perimeter of Maida Vale but the area itself is free of major bus routes making for a supremely well connected yet peaceful at heart residential neighbourhood, which draws celebrities, well-heeled media types and finance workers.



Harry Kane was pleased to help Tottenham get back to winning ways as he scored his 30th goal of the season in Spurs’ 3-1 Premier League victory at Newcastle.

Harry Kane of Spurs scores their third goal  (Photo by Nigel Roddis/Getty Images)

Harry Kane struck yet again as Tottenham beat Newcastle 3-1 to condemn the Magpies to a sixth successive Premier League defeat and rekindle their own hopes of European qualification.

Per Mertesacker of Arsenal   (Photo by Laurence Griffiths/Getty Images)

Arsenal defender Per Mertesacker was delighted to reach the FA Cup final but admitted he was disappointed after picking up an ankle injury.

Yesterday, 20:39
Per Mertesacker of Arsenal   (Photo by Laurence Griffiths/Getty Images)

Arsene Wenger admits defender Per Mertesacker is a doubt to face Chelsea next Sunday after hurting his ankle against Reading this evening.

Fri, 07:15
Brian Talbot (4) scores Arsenal's first goal in the 1979 FA Cup final

Former Arsenal FA Cup winner Brian Talbot has urged the holders on to further Wembley glory – starting with a comprehensive win over Reading on Saturday.

Thu, 13:09
Middlesex bowler Tom Helm. Pic: TGSPHOTO

Fast bowler Tom Helm believes this is the year for him to lose the ‘promising youngster’ tag at Middlesex.



The end is nigh in April De Angelis’s subversive new work. Free-spirited, octogenarian artist Virgie’s (Marty Cruickshank) family and friends find they’ve been gathered not to celebrate her birthday, but her death. Rather than suffer the indignities of ageing, Virgie plans to commit suicide by striding into the sea.

Yesterday, 12:29
Michael Frayn. Picture: Jillian Edelstein

As his latest work comes to Hampstead theatre, Michael Frayn tells Alex Bellotti about the art of being a playwright, novelist and theatre builder

Fri, 13:39
Unveiling of blue plaque outside Red Bus Studios at Salisbury St NW8. From left is RJ Gibb, Barry Blue, Vicky Michelle, Eliot Cohen, Sinitta. Picture: Dieter Perry

Move over Abbey Road Bridget Galton finds another famous recording studio in NW8 that has been honoured with a little help from its friends.

Thu, 05:29
The pop-up team of Catwalk Schoolgates. Picture: Caron Westbrook

Anne Marie Gee’s Catwalk Schoolgates is proving so popular, she’s been able to launch a monthly pop-up shop in St John’s Wood, finds Caron Westbrook.

Saturday, April 11, 2015
A scene from Sweeney Todd by Stephen Sondheim @ London Coliseum.
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Meat and murder provide a duet to relish, says Bridget Galton

Friday, April 10, 2015
Anne Webber, co-chair Commission for Looted Art in Europe. Picture: Polly Hancock

Anne Webber tells Joanna Deakin how her work at the Commission for Looted Art mirrors the plot of Helen Mirren’s film.

Thursday, April 9, 2015
Debbie Wiseman

The Highgate musician tells Alex Bellotti about how she went about the task of making history sound alive in BBC drama Wolf Hall.

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