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The Department for Education has launched an inquiry into Mohammed Emwazi’s former secondary school, to see if lessons can be learned to prevent radicalisation.

Mohammed Emwazi

Fundamentalist killer Mohammed Emwazi has left the Queen’s Park community he used to call home reeling in shock.

Media outside flats in west London believed to be where Mohammed Emwazi used to live, Emwazi has today been named in reports as Islamic State's

Community leaders in Queen’s Park have appealed for calm and unity in the wake of the revelation that the notorious terrorist Mohammed Emwazi grew up in the area.

Parents,teachers and children from Highgate Primary School campaign for a safer crossing in North Hill, Highgate. Picture: Nigel Sutton

Campaigners are today celebrating victory in a year-long battle for a safer crossing near a Highgate primary school.

The swastika pendant was being auctioned at Hampstead Auctions.

A Hampstead auctioneer withdrew a swastika-shaped pendant from auction after members of the Jewish community voiced their outrage at the planned sale of the jewellery.

Protesters outside Hendon Town Hall. Picture: Nigel Sutton.

Protesters opposed to planned £2.85million cuts to Barnet’s library services stormed the council chamber calling on the mayor to resign after he dramatically changed his vote at the last minute.

Mayor of Camden Cllr Lazzaro Pietragnoli visited Sacred Heart Church for their 150th Anniversary celebrations. Picture: Polly Hancock

Catholic West Hampstead parishioners kicked off celebrating 150 years of their church, championing its work in integrating immigrants into the area.

A view of the proposed development from Maygrove Peace park

A controversial proposal to build an 11-storey residential tower in the heart of West Hampstead has been given the go-ahead by Camden Council.

Highgate Primary School mandarin lessons. Head Teacher William Dean with Chinese Cultural teacher Rhona Pennington and year 4 students Maisie (9), Dylan (9), Deeya (8) and Aidan (8) all from class 4PB.

More and more schools are eschewing traditionally-taught modern languages such as Spanish and French in favour of teaching the world’s most widely spoken tongue: Mandarin.

Crime & Court

Yesterday, 17:07

The Department for Education has launched an inquiry into Mohammed Emwazi’s former secondary school, to see if lessons can be learned to prevent radicalisation.

Yesterday, 16:54
Mohammed Emwazi

Fundamentalist killer Mohammed Emwazi has left the Queen’s Park community he used to call home reeling in shock.

Yesterday, 16:50
Media outside flats in west London believed to be where Mohammed Emwazi used to live, Emwazi has today been named in reports as Islamic State's

Community leaders in Queen’s Park have appealed for calm and unity in the wake of the revelation that the notorious terrorist Mohammed Emwazi grew up in the area.

Health

Tue, 08:00

Suicide among men has reached its highest level nationally for more than a decade.

Tue, 07:02
Whittington Hospital NHS trust have paid damages to the bereaved family

Bereaved husband of breast cancer patient spearheads action against Archway hospital

Wednesday, February 25, 2015
Another healthworker has been admitted to the Royal Free after fears they may have contracted the Ebola virus. Picture: Yui Mok

Another British health worker has been admitted to the Royal Free after potentially being exposed to Ebola from a needle-stick injury.

Environment

Mon, 12:37

Plans to demolish a treasured Victorian mansion should not be pushed through solely to cater to “a super-rich plutocrat”, campaigners have warned.

Mon, 10:59
Daphne Du Maurier

Plans to build a new three-storey house with a basement swimming pool on the site of the historic Hampstead parish jail will 
damage a “special” part of the Hampstead Conservation Area and put local children in danger, say neighbours.

Wednesday, February 25, 2015
Simon Marcus, Liz Truss MP, and Marc Hutchinson look through the dam plans on Hampstead Heath

Protesters against the controversial Heath ponds dams project are still refusing to give up the fight despite having their hopes for halting the scheme dashed this week by environment secretary Liz Truss.

Politics

Yesterday, 18:37

It is little wonder that Belsize Park’s stucco-fronted houses, bustling café culture and proximity to some of London’s top schools attract the likes of Gwyneth Paltrow and Helena Bonham Carter. A residential enclave of traditional Victorian terraces, stately red-brick properties and cosy mews houses, Belsize Park combines the charm of village living on the borders of the Heath with excellent links to central London.

Yesterday, 16:37
Protesters outside Hendon Town Hall. Picture: Nigel Sutton.

Protesters opposed to planned £2.85million cuts to Barnet’s library services stormed the council chamber calling on the mayor to resign after he dramatically changed his vote at the last minute.

Tue, 11:45
Exposure writer Joanne

A scribe for Muswell Hill’s Exposure youth magazine on why ‘selfies’ are a picture of health.

Education

Tue, 16:45

More and more schools are eschewing traditionally-taught modern languages such as Spanish and French in favour of teaching the world’s most widely spoken tongue: Mandarin.

Tue, 11:00
Robert Lobatto, the new headteacher of King Alfred School

A headteacher is stepping down after 13 years at the helm of a secondary school to pursue a career in youth mental health.

Mon, 12:04
Parents are awaiting to hear which school their child has been allocated. Picture: PA Wire

Schoolchildren in Camden, Haringey, Westminster, and Barnet are awaiting to hear if they have been given a state secondary school place of their choice on what is known as “National Offer Day”.

Heritage

Tuesday, February 17, 2015

A curtain was drawn on an era when 111-year-old Harry Patch drew his last breath in 2009.

Sunday, February 15, 2015
The revitalised East Court of Alexandra Palace as it could look in a few years.

On the eve of the decision on plans for the overhaul of the East Court of Alexandra Palace, we take a look at the grand vision that could soon become reality.

Friday, February 13, 2015
Reporter Beth Wyatt at the grave of her great-great uncle Sidney Stone, in the Somme. Picture: Erica Spurrier/Equity

As a former history student and the co-ordinator of my team’s First World War centenary coverage, I jumped at the chance to go on the tour.

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