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Chris Martin sends a video message in support of A Perfect Day festival.

VIDEO: Coldplay’s Chris Martin sends message to Swiss Cottage school for community festival

Coldplay frontman Chris Martin has sent a video message to a Swiss Cottage special school wishing pupils and staff “a great day” at a community street festival in aid of the school tomorrow.

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Stefano Gabbana (left) and Domenico Dolce. Picture: PA Archive/Sean Dempsey.

Exclusive: Dolce & Gabbana founder buys Primrose Hill home wanted by Hollywood couple

Italian designer Stefano Gabbana, co-founder of global fashion brand Dolce & Gabbana, has bought a luxury Primrose Hill home after a bidding war with Hollywood couple Sam and Aaron Taylor-Johnson.

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Author Lauren Child was joined by some of her fans at Primrose Hill Community Library. Picture: Polly Hancock

Hundreds of children flock to Primrose Hill to see author Lauren Child

Hundreds of children flocked to Primrose Hill Community Library last week as author Lauren Child arrived to sign copies of her latest book.

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Skid marks on the Shepherd's Hill road show where the collision occurred

Motorist admits dangerous driving after hitting woman in Highgate during police chase

A disqualified motorist who seriously injured a pedestrian during a high-speed police chase – in a hit-and-run crash – has today admitted a string of offences.

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A 28-year-old woman was arrestred and released on bail

Staffie bites off baby’s nose in Archway flat

A baby is still shaken up after a dog attack in Archway in which part of her nose was ripped off.

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Arsenal's Mesut Ozil (right) celebrates with his team-mates (Photo by Laurence Griffiths/Getty Images)

Wenger full of praise for Ozil and Welbeck after Arsenal beat Aston Villa

Arsene Wenger insisted he never thought of resting Mesut Ozil after the German inspired Arsenal to victory at Aston Villa.

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Arsenal's Mesut Ozil (right) celebrates with his team-mates (Photo by Laurence Griffiths/Getty Images)

Wenger full of praise for Ozil and Welbeck after Arsenal beat Aston Villa

Arsene Wenger insisted he never thought of resting Mesut Ozil after the German inspired Arsenal to victory at Aston Villa.

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Entertainment See all

Peter Davison.

Ex-Doctor Who star Peter Davison enters global political battle in The Vertical Hour

Peter Davison cannot escape the prefix Dr in his acting roles – unless of course he’s playing a vet. On the advice of Patrick Troughton, the well-known actor famously quit the role of Doctor Who after three years to avoid being typecast.

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Education See all

JFS has been downgraded from Ofsted 'outstanding' to 'requires improvement' (pic credit: Google Maps)

Ofsted downgrade Jewish school in Kenton following indoctrination claims

A Jewish school in Kenton has been downgraded by education watchdogs after an unannounced inspection following a claim that pupils were being taught extremist orthodox views.

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War correspondent Oggy Boytchev was the producer for BBC World Affairs editor John Simpson

MY BELSIZE PARK: War correspondent producer Oggy Boytchev says Belsize keeps him calm

Oggy Boytchev, 59, has enjoyed a long career as a producer working with BBC war correspondent John Simpson. He is now a freelance journalist and TV producer.

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Obituaries See all

Human rights campaigner Helen Bamber who has died aged 89. Picture: Nigel Sutton

Obituary: Emma Thompson and Colin Firth lead tributes to pioneering human rights activist Helen Bamber

A trailblazing human rights campaigner who has died aged 89 has been remembered as a “beacon of hope for humanity” by family, celebrity figures, charities and Jewish organisations.

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