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Yesterday, 10:29

A gang of masked intruders held an 80-year-old great-grandfather hostage and ransacked his home, leaving the disabled pensioner in fear of his life.

Yesterday, 18:32
Mansoor Miah is facing jail (Pic credit: Central news)

The sentencing of a supporter of hate preacher Anjem Choudary who groomed a 15-year-old girl on Facebook was delayed by a power cut today.

Jihadi John

The notorious ISIS executioner dubbed ‘Jihadi John’ has been named as a University of Westminster graduate from Queen’s Park who grew up on the Mozart Estate.

Yesterday, 10:25
swastika daubed on Heath signpost. Picture: Nigel Sutton

Highgate residents were “horrified” after waking up to a large swastika daubed on a sign at the entrance to Hampstead Heath.

Yesterday, 10:00
Diners enjoy the first community lunch of the new Highgate Hub partnership. Picture: Nigel Sutton

Treasured community services have taken into their own hands the problem of how to survive relentless rounds of tough funding cuts by forming a Highgate supergroup.

Yesterday, 09:00
Dog walker Joe Thomason. Picture: Nigel Sutton.

A popular Hampstead dog walker feared he had fallen victim to dog thieves after being attacked while out on the Heath this week.

Yesterday, 06:00
Mark Carney, Governor of the Bank of England, was well-liked by his neighbours

When the incoming Governor of the Bank of England chose West Hampstead as his new UK home in 2013, he was praised for not picking the flashy bankers and oligarchs of Chelsea – or indeed Hampstead – as his new neighbours.

Property

Yesterday, 17:14

The average earner in Camden must save for 22 years in order to afford a deposit for their first home, the fourth longest wait in London, according to research commissioned by Labour MP and London mayoral hopeful Tessa Jowell.

Yesterday, 12:43
Lissenden Gardens, NW5

Canny buyers can still snap up three-bedroom flats for less than £1million in Gospel Oak, a family friendly area with Hampstead Heath on the doorstep.

Yesterday, 11:07
Oak Village

A pocket of Victorian terraces, Edwardian mansion blocks and Modernist estates, Gospel Oak is a family-friendly area, which backs on to the famous Parliament Hill Lido and is home to a cluster of some of Camden’s top-performing schools.

Wed, 17:53
Doors painted with Teresa's Green by Farrow & Ball

North-facing rooms are notoriously difficult to decorate because they receive the least natural light throughout the day, but no matter which direction your room faces in, some colours will work better than others.

Wed, 13:35
Harry Styles

Hampstead has a long tradition of attracting the rich and famous to its leafy hilltop village homes. Here’s a crop of the current celebrity residents.

Tue, 16:26
Picture: Shutterstock

We asked the experts at Sniffles Dog Grooming Spa in Hampstead and found five of their stylish wares perfect for household dogs and cats.

Tue, 14:46
ONS house prices infographic lets you see how much homes like yours have sold for locally

London is a world of many property markets and house price data can be misleading but a new infographic, which provides a visual summary of key statistics, provides a hyperlocal overview.

Sport

Yesterday, 16:30

As Arsenal in the Community celebrate their 30th anniversary this week, it could certainly be said that the scheme has come full circle.

Tottenham's summer signing Ben Davies won the League Cup with Swansea in 2013

Ben Davies won’t give up hope of starting in another League Cup final – even if he is named in the line-up for tonight’s Europa League tie in Florence.

Yesterday, 08:00
Nick Tompkins' (right) in action for Saracens

Saracens return to Allianz Park on Saturday when Newcastle Falcons are the visitors – and the hosts are aiming to return to winning ways after a disappointing display against Sale Sharks last weekend.

Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger (David Davies/PA Wire)

Arsene Wenger was left fuming with Arsenal’s “suicidal defending” as their nightmarish 3-1 defeat to Monaco left them on the brink of Champions League elimination.

Wed, 21:52
Monaco celebrate Dimitar Berbatov's goal at the Emirates (Photo by Clive Mason/Getty Images)

Former Tottenham striker Dimitar Berbatov returned to haunt Arsenal as Monaco secured a 3-1 win in the first leg of their last 16 Champions League tie at the Emirates Stadium.

Wed, 17:00
From left: Spurs goalkeeper Brad Friedel, Kyle Walker and Harry Kane celebrate after beating Hull on penalties in the League Cup last season

As Spurs prepare to face Fiorentina and Chelsea, the prospect of a penalty shoot-out looms large – and the Lilywhites have a dismal record over the years.

Wed, 17:00
Will Naylor (centre) equalised for Hampstead & Westminster but they were defeated. Pic: Mark Clews

Hampstead & Westminster returned empty-handed from their 400-mile round trip to Manchester, fighting back from two goals down against Brooklands in the men’s Premier Division but conceding a decisive strike in a 3-2 defeat.

Entertainment

Yesterday, 15:47

The West Hampstead actor talks to Bridget Glaton about his return to the theatre and how a ‘witchy friend’ predicted his marriage to wife Emma Thompson.

Sunday, February 22, 2015
Dracula and Jonathan Harker

Aline Waites reviews a scary adaptation of Bram Stoker’s vampire saga starring a ‘dead ringer’ Count Dracula

Saturday, February 21, 2015
Maya Levy as Nellie Bly

A one woman play will shed light on the little known journalist as part of International Women’s Day, finds Bridget Galton.

Friday, February 20, 2015
Bill Browder

Nick Kochan talks to Hampstead author and ex fund manager Bill Browder about his fight for justice for his murdered employee.

Friday, February 20, 2015
Author Joseph Connolly

The writer and Ham & High food critic talks to Alex Bellotti about his latest novel, Style.

Thursday, February 19, 2015
Dara at the National Theatre

This epic Indian fable is worth seeing for Zubin Varla’s tour de force performance alone, says Caroline David

Thursday, February 19, 2015
Muswell Hill and playwright Torben Betts

Torben Betts’ black comedy set at a Muswell Hill dinner party spotlights middle-class dysfunction, says Bridget Galton.

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