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A prestigious grammar school has ranked in the top ten schools in the country for its 2014 GCSE results.

Memorials at Highgate School to sixth former Josh Dorgu who died suddenly at School

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

Cllr Theo Blackwell.

Council tax is set to be increased in Camden for the first time in six years.

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.

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

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.

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.

Tanya Page was found hanged in her room at Highgate Mental Health Centre

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

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.

Crime & Court

Yesterday, 15:00

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

Tue, 20:35
Geoffrey Lederman leaving Blackfriers Crown Court after an earlier court hearing. Picture: Dieter Perry

A pensioner who killed a young mother in front of her husband and toddler after careering onto a pavement in his vintage Mercedes has had his jail term cut by a third - after top judges decided to show him “mercy”.

Tue, 18:16
Marina Litvinenko outside the Royal Courts of Justice. Picture: Jonathan Brady/PA Wire

The murder of Alexander Litvinenko was an “act of nuclear terrorism on streets of a major city”, the barrister for his widow said at the opening of a public inquiry into his death eight years ago.

Health

Tue, 23:37

Planned strike action by health workers in a row over NHS pay has been suspended after a breakthrough in talks.

Mon, 18:10
Dr Michael Jacobs and Pauline Cafferkey, who has made a complete recovery from Ebola and been discharged from the Royal Free Hospital in Hampstead. Picture: Scotland on Sunday/Lisa Ferguson

A Scottish nurse who was being treated for Ebola at the Royal Free Hospital has made a complete recovery and is now free of the virus.

Mon, 17:10
Dr Dhanuson Dharmasena leaves Southwark Crown Court. Picture: PA

A young mother who allegedly had female genital mutilation (FGM) performed on her at the Whittington Hospital was “let down” by medics, a midwife has told jurors.

Environment

Friday, January 23, 2015

Work is due to start on the £22million scheme in April and it will see heavy construction for at least the next 18 months.

Thursday, January 22, 2015
Hampstead Heath nudists: A photograph by Anastasia Trahanas for her art project Naked Britain

A supporter of the naturist movement has branded the City of London corporation “sexist” for allowing men to strip off on Hampstead Heath while only allowing women to go “topless”.

Saturday, January 17, 2015
Emma Thompson joins the swelling campaign against Tesco in Belsize Park

Oscar winner Emma Thompson has added her name to the swelling campaign to stop a Tesco store opening in Haverstock Hill.

Politics

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Council tax is set to be increased in Camden for the first time in six years.

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.

Yesterday, 11:24
Cllr Stephen Stark

Camden’s Labour group have furiously rejected claims they have not shown enough support to the Jewish community in the wake of the Paris terrorist attacks.

Education

12:30

A prestigious grammar school has ranked in the top ten schools in the country for its 2014 GCSE results.

Yesterday, 10:00
Sophie Leigh, Tara Skok and Molly Townshend, all 17, with Marjorie Wallace, headteacher Barbara Elliot and artist Richard Crawford. Picture: Polly Hancock

Pupils have handed over a cheque for more than £500 to the founder of a mental health charity.

Yesterday, 08:00
Tutor Terri Murray, with former students Kain Egan and Mabel Evans at Hampstead Fine Arts College. Picture: Polly Hancock

Two former Belsize Park pupils are set to launch the UK’s first billboard advertising campaign against female genital mutilation (FGM).

Heritage

Tue, 16:50

Survivors have marked this year’s Holocaust Memorial Day and the 70th anniversary of the liberation of Auschwitz concentration camp by attending community events across Camden, Barnet and Haringey.

Tue, 12:09
Lily Ebert and great-granddaughter Orli Forman. Lily wears the gold pendant from her mother that was smuggled in and out of Auschwitz. Picture: VisMedia

Watch the following video to hear from two survivors on the importance of remembering what happened at Auschwitz and at concentration camps around Europe during the Holocaust.

Saturday, January 24, 2015
Borne by Guardsmen, the coffin of Sir Winston Churchill leaves St. Paul's Cathedral, London, after his funeral.

The last military operation planned and undertaken by wartime hero Sir Winston Churchill is remembered this week, with Saturday marking 50 years since his death.

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