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Stars of a TV detective series took time out of filming in Highgate to help a historic house’s fundraising campaign.

Yesterday, 16:09
Planned engineering work could affect your journey this weekend.

There is a relatively minor programme of planned closures on the Tube and Overground network this weekend - but they could still affect your journey. Read on for the lowdown.

Yesterday, 15:51
Thieves attempted to steal a cash point machine from Highgate Post Office in Archway Road in the early hours of this morning.

Thieves attempted to steal a cash point machine from a post office in Highgate in the early hours of this morning.

Yesterday, 15:13
Professor Stephen Powis, medical director of the Royal Free London NHS Foundation Trust

Professor Stephen Powis, medical director of the Royal Free London NHS Foundation Trust, explains why the hospital believes its plans to construct a pioneering new research institute will bring huge benefits to local patients.

Yesterday, 12:45
Camden School for Girls pupil Hannah Morris, 15, speaks in the House of Commons

A Gospel Oak schoolgirl became one of the youngest people ever to make a speech in the House of Commons as members of the UK Youth Parliament held their annual debate in Westminster last Friday.

Yesterday, 11:11
Hampstead and Highgate villages are both holding their annual Christmas festivals this weekend. Picture: Polly Hancock

Chat show host Jonathan Ross has called on the community to come out in force and join “by far the best and most fun way to start Christmas” this weekend.

Yesterday, 08:00
Geoffrey Lederman leaves Blackfriars Crown Court. Picture: Dieter Perry

An 85-year-old accused of causing the death of young mother Desreen Brooks by driving into her will stand trial next month.

Property

20 minutes ago

For some time, environmentalists and horticulturists have been urging gardeners to let their grass grow a bit longer, leave at least one area of their garden ‘wild’ and create nooks and crannies in the form of log piles to allow wildlife to flourish.

Yesterday, 17:57
Michael Raza of David Key, Hampstead branch

As part of the community in which they are based, north London estate agent firm David Key has a strong charitable ethos and work with Langdon, a charity for autistic children, as well as donating a proportion of their bottom line profit to local schools.

Yesterday, 11:15
Crouch Hill

Crouch Hill, Stroud Green, call it what you will, this pocket of north London is a hidden gem. Nestled between Finsbury Park, Holloway and Crouch End, the area is full of young house sharers, families and a relatively high proportion of social housing tenants, who enjoy the green spaces, sports facilities, friendly pubs and cheap restaurants.

Yesterday, 10:52
97 St Johns Wood Terrace

A handsome low-built detached villa with garden and off-street parking just off St John’s Wood High Street.

Thu, 18:30
24 Hour Room concept with foldaway bed, by bespoke fitted furniture specialist, Neville Johnson,  PA Photo/Handout

There’s nothing like an occasion to spur us into action and make us look afresh at decor. And with Christmas only weeks away, there’s no more pressing task than the spare room.

Thu, 11:53
Circus Road, NW8, on for £1,700 per week through Chestertons

St John’s Wood is the Prime London location with the most expensive weekly rents in the capital, pipping runner up Knightsbridge and Belgravia to the title.

Wed, 16:59
St Pancras Place

The regeneration of King’s Cross continues apace with the launch of a new residential development, St Pancras Place, containing 61 new build flats and mews houses.

Sport

Mauricio Pochettino admits his Tottenham tenure has not started as smoothly as he imagined in the summer, but he insists he has the support of chairman Daniel Levy.

Kyle Walker of Tottenham Hotspur (Photo by Clive Rose/Getty Images)

Mauricio Pochettino says Kyle Walker has returned to training and could return in December – but the Spurs boss has injury concerns ahead of Sunday’s trip to Hull.

Thu, 09:00
Highgate Harriers' Ryan McKinlay (right) finishes in a dead heat with his good friend Tom Beedell. Pic: Martyn Loach

Highgate Harriers’ Ryan McKinlay made a passionate plea to be allowed to enter a “historically significant race” on Sunday – and he ended up coming joint first after a dead heat with his good friend Tom Beedell.

Thu, 08:00
Alan Clyne of Scotland is the second seed at the London Open squash tournament, which will be held at Cumberland in Hampstead

Cumberland Lawn Tennis Club will host the annual international London Open squash tournament next week, with $20,000 (£12,800) of prize money up for grabs.

Thu, 07:00
Alex Goode of Saracens. Pic: Matthew Impey/Wiredphotos.co.uk

Full-back Alex Goode will be lining up for Saracens against Northampton Saints on Sunday, and the England international insists his focus will be on the top-of-the-table clash at Allianz Park.

Thu, 06:30
Jade Doran (right) practises with her brother Daniel

Black belt Jade Doran collected a gold and a silver medal at the UK Open Taekwondo Championships in Guildford.

Wed, 15:17
Chris Seeby (right) in action for Hendon against Leiston. Pic: Andrew Aleksiejczuk

Chris Seeby knows a thing or two about Ryman League promotion scraps – and he insists Hendon are genuine contenders.

Entertainment

Yesterday, 11:30

Young offers fans intimate solo and lavishly orchestrated versions of the same songs, with typically mixed results.

Thu, 15:18
Paddington

With Christmas comes a host of movies to the big screen, from festive family comedies to action blockbusters. Here is our pick of the best out next month.

Thu, 10:10
Brian Linden Marc Carver and Hope Love in Pentecost

Twenty-five years after the fall of the Berlin Wall, David Edgar’s 1990s Iron Curtain Trilogy is staged together for the first time, offering wry, nuanced dramatisation of political and social upheaval.

Thu, 10:04
wildefire

Roy Williams’ drama takes urgent look at state of Met, says Caroline David.

Thu, 06:11
English musician Argentina vs Croatia

The iconic rocker is dusting off his debut album, Dirk Wears White Sox, for a series of shows this week at Islington Assembly Hall. Here, he explains the unique ethos behind his music that spurred the 1980s’ famous ‘Antmania’.

Thu, 06:11
Amani Zardoe and Hatty Jones

Hatty Jones scored the kind of break most actresses dream of at the age of 10 – the title role in a major movie.

Thu, 06:11
Flip Webster and Maggie Bourgein, comedy duo Women of an Uncertain Age

Age isn’t something to be feared but to be embraced and laughed at, according to comedy duo Women of an Uncertain Age.

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Protesters have been warned they are banned from setting up camp at the landmark.

John Cantlie features in the new IS video, in which he talks about a recent failed military attack.

From Britain First’s Facebook posts, you would assume they’d won the Rochester by-election. They didn’t, but they’re claiming it anyway.

At 100 years old, this was Ruby Holt’s first visit to the beach – and the first time she saw the ocean.

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