October 22 2014 Latest news:
A studio flat in Bloomsbury where comedian Kenneth Williams lived between 1956 and 1959, while he was working on radio comedy Hancock’s Half Hour, has come on the market.
The son of George Orwell has celebrated the return of his father to Hampstead after a plaque that was quite literally defaced was restored last week.
It is an attractive but unremarkable terraced house in a quiet Camden Town backstreet, with nothing much to distinguish it from the neighbours.
Alexandra Palace has unveiled the latest designs for its multi-million pound regeneration project as it starts to welcome the public through its doors to hear their views.
Highgate School is to open a museum commemorating its part in the First World War – exactly 100 years after the death of a teacher believed to be the first educator killed in the conflict.
A public inquiry will be held to decide the future of Athlone House as owners pursue their bid to demolish the historic mansion.
An exhibition exploring Alexandra Palace’s little-known role in the First World War will open almost exactly 100 years to the day that the first Belgium refugees walked into the Great Hall.
The families of a Second World War soldier from Kentish Town and the Italian peasants who risked their lives to save him have been united after 70 years.
As the First World War entered its second year, the strain on British Army reserves risked seeing the Front move to UK soil.
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In the centenary year of the outbreak of World War One, much of the debate and discussion has focused on whether Britain should have gone to war – and the millions of lives that were lost across Europe.
Captain Charlie May did not expect to die when he went over the top into No-Man’s Land on July 1, 1916 – the first day of the Battle of the Somme.
Few living people, if indeed any, can claim to know the guilt and suffering of the First World War veterans as intimately as Crouch End oral historian Max Arthur.
The war made keen cricketer and poet Siegfried Sassoon a “20th century icon of suffering and sacrifice”.
A schoolgirl has put the finishing touches to one of Highgate’s crowning glories - its iconic red telephone boxes.
An amateur historian is appealing for help in tracing an escaped prisoner of war from Kentish Town – using a photo that was kept for 70 years by an Italian peasant.
Children at a West Hampstead primary school have celebrated World Porridge Day by tucking into big bowls of one of Britain’s best-loved breakfast dishes.
An evening with broadcaster and journalist Andrew Marr, a tour giving a history of London Zoo’s architecture and the Belsize Festival are just some of the things featured in our top five this week.
Actress and Loose Women presenter Lynda Bellingham, who was battling cancer, died yesterday in her husband’s arms, her agent has confirmed.
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