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Tributes have been pouring in for the “happy and kind” sixth-former who died after collapsing in front of shocked classmates at Highgate School.

Andrew Hunt, 27, had worked at Burgh House in Hampstead for 18 months. Colleagues are devastated at news of his sudden death

A manager described as “the light and soul” of Burgh House has died suddenly at the age of 27 leaving colleagues shocked and deeply saddened at the loss.

07:15
Pretima Champaneri-Phillips with her huge bill

A diner who went for a quick evening meal at Cote Brasserie, in Hampstead, came out with a bill for nearly £270,000

Yesterday, 17:00
Left to right: Yodit Tesfamariam, 20, Yorsalem Feseha, 18, and Roma Fiseha, 17. Picture: Polly Hancock.

Two Camden teenagers who launched a charity to support homeless people during their school holidays are preparing to release a video raising awareness of the abuse endured by thosee living on the streets.

Yesterday, 16:00
Susie Friedman from Camden School For Girls, Max Caplain from Highgate School and Lama Elwardany from Maria Fidelis School. Picture: Polly Hancock

Students from across Camden and Haringey have used chemistry to test the heat of chillies at a workshop led by Oxford University academics.

Yesterday, 15:00
Highgate Mental Health Centre

A mental health patient hanged herself on a hospital ward in between checks by nurses, an inquest has heard.

Yesterday, 14:49
Jessica Learmond-Criqui. Picture: Dieter Perry.

Campaigners bidding to stop Tesco moving to Belsize Park took their fight to the council with a deputation urging a more “holistic” approach to trader applications.

Property

Yesterday, 18:02

Stamp duty changes helped to boost the number of house hunters in December to the highest levels seen for that time of the year in a decade, estate agents have reported.

Yesterday, 09:30
Exterior of Attlee Court Apartments

Retired homeowners hoping to release equity from their homes are often encouraged to downsize, with a change of location increasing the potential to release large amounts of cash.

Tue, 19:39
Choosing carpet fabrics. PA Photo/thinkstockphotos

It needs to be simultaneously hard wearing and feel pleasant underfoot and it’s a big enough expense that you won’t want to change it every time you redecorate so picking well is important.

Mon, 07:00
Simon Gerrard

The president of the National Association of Estate Agents, Simon Gerrard, answers your questions on buying a buy-to-let property in north London.

Sunday, January 25, 2015
Snowdrops with ivy and wild geranium. PA Photo/Naomi Slade

Naomi Slade has always had a soft spot for snowdrops. Growing up in west Wales where winters are cold and damp, she would gather a little posy of snowdrops for her mother on Valentine’s Day, when little else was in flower.

Saturday, January 24, 2015
Blue tits. PA Photo/thinkstockphotos

As the RSPB, bird-watchers and gardeners nationwide gear up for the charity’s annual Big Garden Birdwatch, the organisation is warning that birds that have benefited from a mild autumn will begin to struggle as the weather changes.

Friday, January 23, 2015
London home owners make an average of nearly £290,000 when they downsize from detached to semi-detached property

Homeowners in London can expect windfalls of hundreds of thousands of pounds by downsizing to a smaller property such as a semi-detached house or bungalow, research has found.

Sport

Tottenham will face Chelsea in the League Cup final – a replay of their last trophy triumph in 2008 – after overcoming a big scare to progress past Sheffield United at Bramall Lane.

Yesterday, 12:28
Emmanuel Adebayor (left) captained Tottenham against Sheffield United in last week's first leg of the Capital One Cup semi-final

Tottenham blogger Sarah Bassett urges her fellow Spurs fans to stop booing Emmanuel Adebayor and get behind him for the good of the team, ahead of tonight’s Capital One Cup semi-final second leg at Sheffield United’s Bramall Lane.

Tue, 21:48
From left: Highgate Harriers’ Ben Noad, Brahma Pochee, Murray Strain, Jon Laybourn and Robert Wilson won bronze medals at the South of England Cross-Country Championships at Stanmer Park in Brighton. Pic: Dieter Perry

Jon Laybourn stormed to his best ever cross-country finish as Highgate Harriers’ men came third at the South of England Championships in Brighton on Saturday.

Tue, 13:31
Tottenham's Michel Vorm. Picture: PA Wire

Tottenham head coach Mauricio Pochettino insists he will have no hesitation in naming goalkeeper Michel Vorm in his starting line-up for Wednesday night’s Capital One Cup semi-final second leg at Sheffield United.

Tue, 13:22
Pete Wood scored twice for Hampstead but it wasn't enough. Pic: Paolo Minoli

Hampstead were left rueing missed opportunities as they lost 29-20 to a hardworking HAC team in a game that could have gone either way in London North-West Division Two.

Tue, 12:47
Dave O'Dwyer (centre) scored the decisive winning try against Hackney. Pic: Paolo Minoli

Captain Dave O’Dwyer scored a winning try with the last play of the match as UCS Old Boys came from behind to earn a dramatic 8-5 victory over Hackney in the Middlesex Cup.

DeAndre Yedlin

Brad Friedel says his fellow American DeAndre Yedlin is settling in well at Tottenham, and he is pleased to see a young member of the national team moving from Major League Soccer to the Premier League.

Entertainment

Yesterday, 13:43

Ahead of his talk at Keats Library, Sir David Hare talks to Alex Bellotti about theatre, success and how technology is changing art.

Yesterday, 15:35
Milly Finch Jane Byass in Out of The Cage Production Photos. 
Park 90, Park Theatre. Photo Credit : Richard Davenport

This may be a worthy tale of the women of World War I, but it doesn’t sit naturally on the stage, says David Winskill.

Yesterday, 15:25
l-r: Jenna Augen, Gina Bramhill and Ilan Goodman in Bad Jews at the St. James Theatre. Picture: Robert Workman

Joshua Harmon’s razor-sharp play about Jewish culture could hardly be more timely, says Alex Bellotti.

Yesterday, 14:59
Actors Michael Pennigton (left) and Catherine McCormack during rehearsals for 'When The Night Falls' by Hanif Kureishi at the Hampstead Theatre, in north London. The psychological thriller, directed by Anthony Clark runs until Saturday 3 April 2004.

The veteran performer tells Bridget Galton about his new book, Let Me Play the Lion Too: How To Be An Actor.

Yesterday, 14:48
Jacket cover and image of author Lisa Williamson

The former admin assistant at the Tavistock tells Bridget Galton how she turned her experience of working alongside children struggling with their gender identity into a debut novel.

Yesterday, 14:21
Girl Power: Singer-Songwriter Cilla Raie

The self-assured musician tells Daniel Wittenberg why she’s putting music before image.

Yesterday, 14:12
Janet Kay Lover's Rock Monologues

Janet Kay, a star of the 70s musical movement Lover’s Rock, tells Alex Bellotti why she’s bringing its story to the stage at the Tricycle.

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