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Dozens of Camden families have defied new government rules banning pupils from going on holiday during school term time, new figures reveal.

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Hampstead SNP vice-chair Linda Chung

A ban on anti-social street drinking in Camden could be extended to cover Hampstead Heath to fight a plague of “aggressive” nuisance drinkers, police have revealed.

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Cllr Peter Brayshaw.

Camden’s Labour councillors have expressed their shock at the sudden death of much-loved colleague Cllr Peter Brayshaw.

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What the new building is expected to look like

Another conservation group has added to concerns over proposals to build a £42million world-leading research centre next to a Grade I-listed building, saying it will “substantially harm its setting”.

George Alexander Pikounius is charged with two counts of attempted abduction.

Police have charged a man from Wood Green with the attempted abduction of two teenage schoolgirls.

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Hillcrest residents stand united against the proposed development of their treasured estate. Picture: Nigel Sutton

Haringey Council has reduced the number of new council homes proposed for a leafy Highgate estate in the face of strong opposition.

Yesterday, 16:45
Heathside Preparatory School pupils and parents protest against the redevelopment of New End nurses' hostel. Picture: Nigel Sutton

Schoolchildren armed with signs and T-shirts emblazoned with protest slogans staged an impromptu demonstration against luxury flats plans to highlight the threat to a so-called “king among trees”.

Property

This property is presented in excellent condition throughout and combines period charm with contemporary design.

Yesterday, 16:31
Location of £2 million plus rental properties in London. Source: Knight Frank Residential Research

Rent rises in central London are expected to exceed house price growth next year, as pre-election jitters continue to keep the property market subdued.

Yesterday, 11:14
Marylebone High Street. Dominic Lipinski/PA Wire

For years something of a secret among locals who loved Marylebone High Street for its independent boutique spirit a mere stone’s throw from Oxford Street, the area has been thrown into the spotlight recently with a series of high-profile openings drawing the hip crowd to the area in droves.

Wed, 16:50
A woodburner. PA Photo/thinkstockphotos

Wood-burning stoves have experienced a huge upsurge in popularity over the past decade, with more than 1 million already installed in UK homes. As the weather gets colder and heating bills rise, people are even more likely to be considering new options for heating their homes.

Tue, 15:41
Bank of England Financial Stability Report

The UK housing market remains the biggest domestic risk to economic stability as household debt levels remain high relative to incomes.

Mon, 18:15
The house on Church Row, Hampstead, NW3 for sale through Savills for £5,950,000

Imagine an archetypal Hampstead village townhouse and chances are something along the lines of the terraced properties on Church Row, described by Victorian architectural historian Niklaus Pevsner as “the best street in Hampstead”, will spring to mind.

Mon, 12:51
London property market fell this month

Asking prices for property in Westminster fell by £50,327 between November and December, a 3 percent reduction, while Camden house prices dipped by £37,157 (3.5 pc) in the same period.

Sport

Yesterday, 23:46

Hendon manager Gary McCann is hopeful that the club’s ‘pay what you want’ game against Wingate & Finchley on December 27 will attract local football fans down to Earlsmead.

Nabil Bentaleb (right) celebrates his first goal for Tottenham in Wednesday's 4-0 victory over Newcastle in the Capital One Cup quarter-final. Pic: Nick Potts/PA Wire

Nabil Bentaleb achieved another landmark at Tottenham this week, scoring his first goal for the club a year after his debut - and the Algeria international believes Spurs can finish in the top four this season.

Jan Vertonghen

Jan Vertonghen is pleased to have some consistency at the heart of the Tottenham defence, and he feels he is developing a strong partnership with Federico Fazio.

Jan Vertonghen (left) feels Christian Eriksen can be one of the best playmakers in the Pemier League

Jan Vertonghen believes Christian Eriksen could become one of Tottenham’s best ever players after helping to persuade the Dane to join him at Spurs.

Harry Kane celebrates with Andros Townsend after putting Spurs 3-0 ahead with his 13th goal of the season. Pic: Nick Potts/PA Wire

Tottenham strode into the semi-finals of the Capital One Cup with a resounding 4-0 home win over Newcastle, avenging October’s league defeat in the process.

Wed, 18:00
England captain Matt Dean at the Blind World Cup

England captain Matt Dean says his team have learned a great deal from their experience at the Blind World Cup despite defeat in the semi-finals.

Sunday, December 14, 2014
Arsenal's Mathieu Flamini

Mathieu Flamini is convinced Arsenal can still enjoy success this season – provided their fortunes finally change on the injury front.

Entertainment

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Bridget Galton looks at a new anthology of the late Golders Green poet and picks out extracts from his 66 year career.

Yesterday, 17:27

Belsize Park author’s love of EF Benson’s small town gorgons helped inspire new TV adaptation, finds Bridget Galton.

Bear Don't Read by Emily Chichester Clark. Picture: Harper Collins Children's Books

The season of good will is upon us and our customers are busy spreading it with their thoughtful choices of unusual books, perfect seasonal gifts for younger friends and family members.

Yesterday, 12:47

Dom Pattinson is one of Britain’s most sought-after street artists with celebrity patrons including Liam Gallagher, Davina McCall and most notably George Clooney, who snapped up a canvas as a wedding gift for Brad Pitt and Angelina Jolie’s nuptials this summer.

Sunday, December 14, 2014
billy the kid

It’s worth saddling up for this Wild West-themed panto, says Aline Waites

Friday, December 12, 2014
Lionboy by Complicite

A cocktail of innovative storytelling, circus and live percussion, the stage adaptation of Zizou Corder’s Lionboy is coming to Kilburn’s Tricycle Theatre this month as it prepares for an ambitious world tour.

Thursday, December 11, 2014
Edward Scissorhands. Picture: Johan Persson

A spiritful adaptation but perhaps not a spectacular one, says Alex Bellotti.

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The mother of seven of the children suffered serious stab wounds. She remains in a stable condition in hospital.

According to the MoD, the answer is a resounded “yes”.

Lewis Hamilton’s metaphor for life is particularly deep, with many turns.

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