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Dr John Brook who is doing a 100-mile cycle ride in memory of Joe Benett. Picture: Nigel Sutton

Doctor abandons gruelling charity cycle but still raises £20,000 in memory of tragic Hampstead schoolboy

A doctor who took on a gruelling charity cycle in memory of a tragic Hampstead schoolboy has raised £20,000 – despite being forced to abandon the ride.

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PCSO Josephine Browne arriving at Southwark Crown Court. Picture: Jamie Lorriman/Central News

Female PCSO from Camden on trial for ‘spanking male colleague’s bottom’

A female PCSO has gone on trial for allegedly sexually assaulting a young male colleague by spanking his bottom.

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NW3 (Hampstead) is the tenth most valuable postcode in Britain

North London postcodes just scrape top 10 high value areas

While they may boast two of the country’s richest streets, North London postcodes are lagging behind on Zoopla’s Rich List of the highest value areas.

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ArtHouse cinema in Crouch End will host the UKJFF for the first time. Picture: Nigel Sutton

New venues hosting cancelled Tricycle Theatre film screenings announced

A Jewish film festival due to be held at the Tricycle Theatre will be re-located to venues across north London after festival organisers fell out with the theatre over the conflict in Gaza.

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The current view towards the Savills building in Perrin's Court. Picture: Nigel Sutton

Development plan for comedy star Ricky Gervais’s office rejected once again

Much-maligned plans to enlarge the Ham&High’s former office in a picturesque Hampstead alleyway have been thrown out for the second time in less than 12 months.

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The hugely popular Sandro was sold to QPR yesterday (Photo by Jamie McDonald/Getty Images)

Is deadline day disappointment a step towards stability at Spurs?

Tottenham correspondent Ben Pearce reflects on Spurs’ summer transfer business after the window closed last night.

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Sport See all

Tin-Tin Ho

Commonwealth Games table tennis star Tin-Tin Ho picked for European Team Championships

Commonwealth Games table tennis medallist Tin-Tin Ho has the chance to shine again on the international stage at the European Team Championships.

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Entertainment See all

Queen Anne studio of John Closterman oil on canvas, (circa 1702). Picture courtesy of the National Portrait Gallery London

Forgotten story of ‘cursed’ queen who lost 17 children brought to life by John-Paul Flintoff

As royal tragedies go, the story of Queen Anne is one of the greatest never told. The daughter of the deposed and exiled James II, she eventually succeeded her cousin William III to rule for 12 years at the start of the 18th century.

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Education See all

Malcolm Wilson is one of many parents and family member who oppose the plans

Families brand Camden sixth form’s strict new A-level criteria as ‘madness’

Camden’s biggest sixth-form is facing a backlash over moves to bring in stricter A-level entry requirements after concerned families described the plans as “madness”.

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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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