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A physiotherapist at the Royal Free Hospital is to run, hike and cycle the entire length of the “Iron Curtain” – with a little help from renowned explorer Sir Ranulph Fiennes and celebrity travellers Ben Fogle and Charley Boorman.

Yesterday, 12:30
Councillor Abdul Hai has been campaigner for extended hours at coroner's courts for years

The government has announced a review into out-of-hours coroner services after members of Muslim and Jewish communities complained they were being prevented from providing their loved ones with proper religious burials.

Yesterday, 08:00
Lindsey Wylie (centre) with the stars of All That Fall at the Jermyn Street Theatre, Dame Eileen Atkins (left) and Michael Gambon. Picture: Polly Hancock

Lindsey Wylie is the founder of the Alexandra Wylie Tower Foundation (AWTF) charity for disadvantaged children, which she set up in 2010 following the tragic death of her 17-year-old daughter Alexandra from cancer. She lives in Highgate with her family.

Fri, 17:28
Edward the Sloth is being taught to feed and climb by surrogate mothers

Keepers at London Zoo have enlisted a teddy to help them rear a baby male sloth after his mother became unable to feed him.

Fri, 11:41
Fortunately, nobody was hurt in the fire

A personal trainer has been praised after 15 people escaped a fire at a fitness centre in Belsize Park.

Fri, 11:00
Thornton Way in Hampstead Garden Suburb

Two women were attacked and made hostages in their own home in a terrifying raid on their Hampstead Garden Suburb house.

Sir Nicholas Winton. Picture: Nigel Sutton

In life, Sir Nicholas Winton kept his Second World War heroics a secret for nearly 50 years but following his death earlier this month, he could now be immortalised with his very own postage stamp.

Property

09:26

Fitting out your bathroom is one of the most expensive jobs in the house. No wonder they can end up looking a bit dated. Here are five ways to give your bathroom a quick refresh without overhauling the entire thing

Yesterday, 09:18
A young boy in a garden. See PA Feature

School’s out for summer - but while some parents have every day meticulously planned with activities and time away, others are having ‘staycations’ and trying to coax their children into the garden.

Ladies of the Press are taking part in the Women of Camden walk

In September the Ladies of the Press will be discovering Hampstead’s most interesting women through their homes, as part of the Camden50 project, celebrating the borough’s half century anniversary

Fri, 12:03
Move from Camden to St Albans and you could save half a million pounds

Buyers in central London have to pay on average £450,000 more for their home than those who live just one hour away, new research suggests.

Fri, 11:14
Reclaimed Oak Locker Cabinet, £2,795, alexanderandpearl.co.uk

Solid oak is probably one of the most durable materials to opt for when buying furniture.

Thu, 15:08
Norfolk Square

There’s more to Paddington than just a station and a famous bear. Look beyond the tourist traps to find a bijou village full of luxurious independent shopping

Wed, 16:32
A sprinkler in use in a garden

From re-using bath water to the trusty watering cans, here are some eco-friendly ways to quench your plants

Sport

06:00

Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger expects Mesut Ozil to reach double figures in goals for the Gunners this season.

Petr Cech of Arsenal looks on (Photo by David Rogers/Getty Images)

Arsene Wenger believes goalkeeper Petr Cech could still play at the top level for six years with Arsenal.

Yesterday, 05:45
Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger (Photo by Stuart MacFarlane/Arsenal FC via Getty Images)

Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger says he is keen to preserve the stability and consistency within his squad this summer.

Thu, 12:03
Dawid Malan inT20 action for Middlesex against Essex Eagles. Pic: Gavin Ellis/TGSPHOTO

Middlesex batsman Dawid Malan feels the county’s Twenty20 fortunes would improve if the tournament were streamlined over a shorter period of time.

Thu, 07:00
Hornsey's Chetan Patel (pictured) shared a 50-run partnership with Paul Weekes. Pic: Max Flego

Hornsey batsman Chetan Patel believes his side are back in the promotion race after crushing Brentham by 114 runs for their second successive win in Division Two of the Middlesex County Cricket League.

Harry Kane struck a fine first-half goal for Tottenham

Harry Kane was back amongst the goals with a fine first-half strike in Tottenham’s first public pre-season match, but Tottenham were beaten 2-1 by the MLS All-Stars in Denver, Colorado.

Wed, 19:00
North Middlesex captain Tom Nicoll hit 60 and then took three wickets. Pic: Paolo Minoli

North Middlesex slipped to third in the table, dropping 14 points behind the leaders after falling agonisingly short of a victory at Southgate in the Premier Division of the Middlesex County Cricket League.

Entertainment

14:58

This family affair feels oddly conventional, says Marianka Swain.

Yesterday, 14:58
Alice Adams

Daniel Wittenberg talks to the writer about landing a publishing deal for her emotionally-weighted debut novel.

Fri, 15:37
Clair Whitefield in Chopping Chillies

The spoken-word artist tells Rhiannon McGregor about Chopping Chillies, her epic tale of magic cobblers in Camden Town.

Thu, 17:07
Steven Gallagher, Penny Woolcock and Gideon Berger at the Roundhouse. Picture: Helen Maybanks

Artist Penny Woolcock tells Anna Behrmann how she’s breaking down barriers for the Roundhouse’s latest project

Thu, 15:48
Chris Honor at ChrisKitch

Having turned his unassuming Muswell Hill cafe into a north London institution, Chris Honor tells Alex Bellotti about his ethos.

Tue, 17:34
Hokyoung Kim is performing in Kensal Green tomorrow (Pic credit: Andrew Benge)

A South-Korean musician living in Kilburn is set to rock Kensal Green tomorrow evening.

Tue, 15:10
The beach at JW3. Picture: Blake Ezra

The Hampstead institution’s beach comes complete with deck chairs, paddling pools and in-house food, says Bridget Galton.

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