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Students from Acland Burghley launch an anthology written by the First Story group at the school. Pictured front are Year 7s, Alex Lutman, Connor Brimelow and Phoenix Bergman. Picture: Polly Hancock

New book exposes ‘genius and madness’ of Acland Burghley School pupils

Travel to somewhere between genius and madness and you’ll find the pupils at Acland Burghley School.

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Simon Briscoe made a Freedom of Information request to uncover the bylaws covering Camden Council park. Picture: Nigel Sutton

Historic Camden park by-laws forbid cattle grazing and beating druggets but visitors can skateboard freely

Visitors to Camden’s parks are free to skateboard as much they like under historic council by-laws – but anyone who bleaches linen or herds cattle in one of the borough’s open spaces could be caught with a fine.

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Eliott Diffley

Data stick full of child porn falls out of Kentish Town pervert’s bottom

A data stick full of child porn fell out of a 24-year-old man’s bottom as he was being frisked by police for unrelated reasons.

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Butcher Jack O'Shea will sell foie gras at his new shop in Primrose Hill

‘My foie gras is ethical’, insists new celeb Primrose Hill butcher Jack O’Shea

It’s been top of their “most wanted” list for years, but news that a butcher’s is finally opening in Primrose Hill has not gone down well with all its residents.

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A 30-year-old jogger has been attacked on Hampstead Heath

Woman jogger tells of savage attack on Hampstead Heath – as police launch appeal

A jogger has today spoken of her ordeal after she was savagely beaten in a random attack on Hampstead Heath.

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Premier League See all

Erik Lamela scored twice against Toronto

Davies makes Spurs debut but Lamela steals the show in victory over Toronto

Ben Davies made his Tottenham debut but Erik Lamela stole the show as Mauricio Pochettino’s side beat Jermain Defoe and his Toronto team-mates 3-2 in their second pre-season friendly.

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Sport See all

Erik Lamela scored twice against Toronto

Davies makes Spurs debut but Lamela steals the show in victory over Toronto

Ben Davies made his Tottenham debut but Erik Lamela stole the show as Mauricio Pochettino’s side beat Jermain Defoe and his Toronto team-mates 3-2 in their second pre-season friendly.

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Entertainment See all

plays upstairs at the gatehouse

Fatal Attraction star comes to the defence of war-hating Jane Fonda in new play

When Jane Fonda travelled to Vietnam in 1972, the Oscar- winning actress was campaigning against the “war crime” of American bombs targeting the country’s vital dyke system. But during her visit, the political activist was photographed laughing while seated on a Vietnamese anti-aircraft gun, an act which infuriated US war vets and earned her the nickname Hanoi Jane.

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Education See all

Students from Acland Burghley launch an anthology written by the First Story group at the school. Pictured front are Year 7s, Alex Lutman, Connor Brimelow and Phoenix Bergman. Picture: Polly Hancock

New book exposes ‘genius and madness’ of Acland Burghley School pupils

Travel to somewhere between genius and madness and you’ll find the pupils at Acland Burghley School.

Read full story »

High Speed 2 See all

Transport secretary Patrick McLoughlin said the government would not support the Double Deck Down 2 design. Picture: PA/Joe Giddens

Blow as government refuses to support Camden-backed HS2 Euston station design

Efforts to save hundreds of Camden residents from seeing their homes demolished have been dealt a blow after the government revealed it would not be supporting a community-backed design for the redevelopment of Euston station.

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Obituaries See all

Kay Hurwitz. Picture: Nigel Sutton

Obituary: Viola player and Hampstead Garden Suburb music teacher Kay Hurwitz dies at 94

Viola player and Hampstead Garden Suburb teacher Kay Hurwitz, who has died at the age of 94, has been remembered as a “remarkable woman”.

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