Yesterday, 15:24

Two moped riders who were carrying out a smash and grab burglary at a Hampstead convenience store were unaware police were tracking their every move.

Yesterday, 17:40
Ofsted chief inspector Sir Michael Wilshaw. Picture: Joe Giddens

Camden’s primary schools are among the best performing in England – but its secondary schools are still lagging behind neighbouring London boroughs, Ofsted’s annual report reveals today.

Yesterday, 16:47
Yolanda Kenyi with the first gift as part of Highgate's live advent calendar project at Postal Plus in Aylmer Parade. Picture: Nigel Sutton

A privately-run post office kicked off Highgate’s live advent calendar on the first day of December.

Yesterday, 16:00
Archway Resource Centre, on Waterlow Road, provides an irreplaceable setting of community

Eight charities fear for their futures after being evicted from their low-rent premises.

Yesterday, 12:19
Tulip Siddiq is set to vote against bombing Syria

Hampstead and Kilburn MP Tulip Siddiq said she was likely to vote against the package of measures that Prime Minister David Cameron introduced to the Commons last week.

Mon, 17:56
Squatters at 156 West End Lane in West Hampstead are evicted

Squatters have left empty former council offices in West Hampstead peacefully on Saturday morning after bailiffs arrived.

Mon, 15:11
Evidence for the trial

A woman from Crouch Hill has been disqualified from owning animals for life after keeping dogs in cages stacked on top of each other nearly every day.

Mon, 14:03
Claudia Tabitha, 23, Big Issue vendor. Photo: Polly Hancock

A pregnant Big Issue vendor has been overwhelmed by generous offers of support from local parents.

Mon, 12:14
Neelu Berry

An activist making claims of satanic abuse at a Hampstead church could face three new charges of witness intimidation.

Sunday, November 29, 2015
Hornsey Town Hall Appreciation Society members. From left Amanda Carrara, Chris Currer, Mark Afford, Miriam Levin and Dave Winskill.

The fight for community ownership of Hornsey Town Hall continues, even though the council officially invited bids from developers last week.

Sunday, November 29, 2015
Expedition 45 Commander SCOTT KELLY took this selfie photograph during a 7-hour and 16-minute spacewalk. This was the first spacewalk for both Kelly and Flight Engineer Kjell Lindgren; the two will venture outside the International Space Station for the second time on next Friday. Kelly becomes the U.S. astronaut who has lived in space the longest during a single U.S. spaceflight, and on Monday, Nov. 2, the crew celebrates the 15th year of a continuous human presence in space aboard the station. (Credit Image: © NASA/ZUMA Wire)

Young gardeners are preparing for a close encounter of the herbaceous kind when they attempt to grow seeds from outer space.

Sunday, November 29, 2015
Keir Starmer arrives with his wife Victoria at the election count. Picture: Polly Hancock

It’s been six months since Sir Keir Starmer won the safe Labour seat of Holborn and St Pancras by a huge majority.

Saturday, November 28, 2015
Volunteers plant a new herbaceous border to mark Waterlow Park's 125th anniversary. Picture: Polly Hancock

Volunteers armed with gardening forks and spades replanted a herbaceous border to mark a Highgate park’s 125th anniversary.

Saturday, November 28, 2015
Bridget Cherry pictured at Hornsey Tower

Bridget Cherry's book, Ivy-Mantled Tower A History of the Church and Churchyard of St Mary Hornsey has been published by The Hornsey Historical Soc. Picture: Nigel Sutton

In telling the story of a long-vanished parish church, architectural historian Bridget Cherry has delved into the heart of what was once Hornsey village.

Saturday, November 28, 2015
Paul Young, 18, who won the Personal Journey award and was named Inspirational Young Person of the Year at the Camden Youth Awards. Picture: Dieter Perry

Paul Young struggled to cope after suffering mental health problems, being bullied at school, and having to care for his unwell mother.


Yesterday, 19:02

Record-breaking prices have been achieved for both art and property since the financial crash – but could art be overtaking as the safest place to stash your cash?

Yesterday, 18:33
Cenacle Close, Hampstead, NW3, £3,499,950

Off street parking is a major plus in any property, but particularly in London where parking comes at a premium. Here are the top properties with garages in north London at the moment

Harriet Parker with a selection of the Rossignol posters she is selling at the Hampstead Pop Up Vintage Fair

No longer the preserve of middle-aged men building model railways in sheds, an increasing number of young, urban women are starting small, creative businesses as hobbies.

Mon, 17:18
How can you make your home appealing to winter buyers?

Our property expert Simon Gerrard suggests how to make potential buyers feel at home with a bright, cheery welcome when they view at this dreary time of year

Mon, 11:34
Cannon Place, Hampstead Village, NW3

An attractive, part stucco-fronted Victorian villa on an unusually wide plot, set back from this popular turning behind a walled, gated and landscaped front garden.

Sunday, November 29, 2015
Heady floral fragrance adds a hint of luxury and evokes rooms filled with bouquets. “Perfume is said to complete a woman’s outfit, and home fragrance completes a home, because it should be tailored to the style and personality of the owner,” says Leo Gibbon, co-founder of new home fragrance company, IIUVO. Its Ajon candle, £50, has a scent inspired by Gibbon’s mother’s floristry workshop and contains a blend of orange blossom, jasmine, rose and the essence of a classic gardenia (available direct from the company or from Liberty). PA Photo/Handout

The power of scent is well-known – it can turn back time, bring back memories and transport us to other worlds in a nanosecond, which probably explains why more and more of us are embracing home fragrances

Saturday, November 28, 2015
Amelanchier Ballerina. PA Photo/FrankPMatthews Nursery

If you think that you can only plant a tree if you have a large garden, think again. There’s a plethora of trees out there, which are compact, but look amazing as stand-alone features in a small space, providing colour, texture and form to a smaller garden.

Friday, November 27, 2015
A dripping tap. PA Photo/thinkstockphotos

In rainy Britain it may not feel like water’s in scarce supply but in fact, even here water is an endangered resource. Here’s how to save water, the planet and your wallet

Friday, November 27, 2015
York stone

The weather at this time of year is terrible for grass, so if you’re doing your garden, you may want to consider a patio. Here’s what to consider before cracking on

Thursday, November 26, 2015
Major mortgage lenders have signed up to standardise terms and make borrowing more simple

Mortgage lenders have launched a new drive to simplify how they display their fees, following concerns that people were at risk of paying over the odds due to complex charges.

Thursday, November 26, 2015
Gordon House Road, NW5, £715,000

Gospel Oak’s location, steps from the Heath, belies the good value property that can be found in former council housing and small Victorian terraces

Thursday, November 26, 2015
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

Wednesday, November 25, 2015
Property investors will have to pay an additional three per cent in Stamp Duty from April next year

Property investors will have to pay an additional three per cent in Stamp Duty, equating to thousands of pounds more than those buying property to live in in changes announced by George Osborne in the Autumn Statement from April 2016

Wednesday, November 25, 2015
Chancellor of the Exchequer George Osborne leaves the Treasury in London for the House of Commons, where he will deliver his joint Autumn Statement and Spending Review

The government will double the equity loan it gives new buyers of new build properties within Greater London to 40 per cent.

Wednesday, November 25, 2015
Student accommodation by Emrys Architects

The redevelopment for a housing association comprises a contemporary sunken building of eight compact houses set behind a refurbished Edwardian building


Yesterday, 19:40

Camden’s James Ward was at Downing Street today (Tuesday) as Prime Minister David Cameron congratulated Great Britain’s Davis Cup squad on their historic triumph.

Yesterday, 20:05
Tin-Tin Ho

Paddington’s Tin-Tin Ho is back from injury and ready to compete for England on the world stage once more.

Yesterday, 13:08
Highgate Harriers' Andrew Collins. Pic: Dieter Perry

Highgate Harriers’ boys’ team completed a double success in the North West London Young Athletes League on Sunday at a muddy Trent Park.


Yesterday, 10:03

Natalie Allen tells Bridget Galton why Jools Oliver and David Beckham can’t resist buying a slice of home baked happiness in her popular cafe.

Mon, 16:00
Johnny Depp in Black Mass. Picture: Warner Bros. Pictures

Johnny Depp looks revitalised in this rather glamorised vision of a Goodfellas-esque Mafia story, says Michael Joyce.

Mon, 13:00

A jerky plot and some difficult dialogue suggests this play made a bad deal with the devil, says Aline Waites.

Mon, 09:00
Author Antony Beevor. Picture: Neil Munns/PA

Bridget Galton talks to the bestselling historian about his duty to understand the past, no matter how horrific, but above all to remain objective.

Sunday, November 29, 2015
Jim Broadbent, Adeel Akhtar and Keir Charles in rehearsals for A Christmas Carol. Picture: Marc Brenner

The National Theatre of Brent founder tells Bridget Galton why he likes to stage ‘enormous, impossible’ epics with just a few actors.

Sunday, November 29, 2015
Cate Blanchett in Carol. Picture: Wilson Webb/Studio Canal

This adaptation of Patricia Highsmith’s autobiographical novel has all the signs of Academy-baiting, but Carol’s small moments, acting and score make for a perfect fit, says Michael Joyce.

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