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Maajid Nawaz takes on the ice bucket challenge. Picture: Nigel Sutton.

Lib Dem Maajid Nawaz takes on ice bucket challenge after Ham&High nomination

Hampstead and Kilburn parliamentary candidate Maajid Nawaz has put his pride to one side for charity and braved the ice bucket challenge after a nomination from the Ham&High.

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The family of missing 14-year-old Alice Gross from Ealing are appealing for information to find her

Officers probe missing 14-year-old Alice Gross’s time at Camden’s Roundhouse

Officers searching for a missing 14-year-old girl are seeking to speak to anyone who took part in a song-writing course with her at one of Camden’s top music venues.

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Adam Woodall (left) and his brother Kirk with two of the McDonald's artworks, pictured at a framing workshop.

Paintings produced for McDonald’s in Hampstead compared to priceless Mark Rothkos in Tate Modern

For two decades they adorned the walls of Hampstead’s most notorious fast food joint, serving as little more than a pleasant backdrop to the consumption of burgers and fries.

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Five members of Panenka at rehearsals, from left to right: Josh Jordan, Hannah Bowers, Theo Barry-Born, Gabe Broadhurst and Jamie Keats. Picture: Nigel Sutton.

Swiss Cottage festival organisers call on local bands and musicians to get involved

Organisers of a major street festival in Swiss Cottage are appealing to local musicians to get involved and have the chance to play in front of up to 20,000 people.

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Jane Swannell's portrait of Andy Warhol

Daughter of Highgate royal photographer paints her father’s famous portraits

Renowned royal photographer John Swannell has taken shots of some of the world’s best-known figures, including Andy Warhol, Sir Paul McCartney and the Queen.

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War correspondent Oggy Boytchev was the producer for BBC World Affairs editor John Simpson

MY BELSIZE PARK: War correspondent producer Oggy Boytchev says Belsize keeps him calm

Oggy Boytchev, 59, has enjoyed a long career as a producer working with BBC war correspondent John Simpson. He is now a freelance journalist and TV producer.

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Left to right: NSPCC workers Kelly Thorndick and Kelly Evans with actress Beth Cordingly holding 1119 balloons outside the charity's offices in Greenland Place, Camden Town. Picture: Polly Hancock.

The Bill star Beth Cordingly backs NSPCC Childline service in Camden schools

TV actress Beth Cordingly has celebrated the success of a new child abuse awareness service which has reached hundreds of Camden children.

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Human rights campaigner Helen Bamber who has died aged 89. Picture: Nigel Sutton

Obituary: Emma Thompson and Colin Firth lead tributes to pioneering human rights activist Helen Bamber

A trailblazing human rights campaigner who has died aged 89 has been remembered as a “beacon of hope for humanity” by family, celebrity figures, charities and Jewish organisations.

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Estate agents from Paramount in West End Lane take part in an Ice Bucket Challenge for charity. Picture: Polly Hancock

West Hampstead residents treated to estate agents’ soaking

Residents in West Hampstead got to cross off another item from their bucket list after seeing their estate agents drenched in icy water.

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Foxtons wants to open a branch in West Hampstead. Picture: Dominic Lipinski

West Hampstead residents react to ‘yet another estate agent’ opening

Residents in West Hampstead have urged Camden Council to block a planning application that would see the arrival of “yet another estate agent” to the area, warning it would “add nothing” to the community and could further inflate house prices.

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Jozef Dubos (right) and Miroslav Ondurus at their first court appearance. Picture: Polly Hancock.

Man cleared of anti-Semitic abuse charges after friend banned from NW11

One of two men accused of hurling anti-Semitic abuse at diners outside a kosher restaurant in Golders Green has been acquitted after standing trial for the incident.

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Mark Lickley with his son Joseph. Picture: Polly Hancock.

Teacher to run Whittington Hospital charity race in memory of late baby son

A teacher whose 17-month-old son died at the Whittington Hospital is bidding to raise £10,000 for a charity which supports parents of babies treated at the hospital.

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The twins, who spend most of their day latched onto dad, have been named Winnie and Piglet by zookeepers ahead of this weekend’s Winnie the bear celebration at the Little Creatures family festival.

Baby monkeys arrive in time for London Zoo’s Little Creatures family festival

These two new arrivals, born just in time for a weekend celebrating the bear who inspired Winnie the Pooh, have been given some very apt names.

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The armed police were called after concerned passers-by saw what looked like a machine gun in the property. Picture: Phil Cowan

Armed police swarm home of Hollywood stars Aaron and Sam Taylor-Johnson after machine gun find

Armed police have stormed the Primrose Hill home of Kick-Ass star Aaron Taylor-Johnson and director Sam Taylor-Johnson after an ex-Iranian soldier saw a machine gun in the celebrity couple’s sitting room.

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Angela (centre) and Martin (right) Humphery host their last fundraising garden party at their Willoughby Road home in aid of the animal welfare charity Compassion In World Farming, with guest speaker Joyce D'Silva (front left), former chief executive of the charity. They are holding up copies of 'Farmageddon', co-written by the charity's chief executive, Philip John Lymbery. Picture: Polly Hancock

Animal lover, 84, hosts final fundraiser after 75 years of campaigning

A lifelong campaigner against the abuse of animals has hosted her final fundraiser – nearly 75 years after embarking on her remarkable charity career.

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Mixed Pond swimmers and sunbathers, Hampstead Heath.

Camden Green Party: Hampstead Heath dams project ‘would cause enormous damage to landscape’

Camden’s solo Green Party councillor has called for alternatives to the controversial Hampstead Heath dams project.

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Cllr Theo Blackwell at the new council housing development in Lismore Circus, Gospel Oak. Picture: Nigel Sutton.

Camden is only London borough to increase council housing through Right to Buy

Camden is blazing a trail for social housing as the only borough in London to have built more council homes in the last two years than have been sold, according to new figures.

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The Met is cracking down on homeless people and beggars (PA)

Homeless people and beggars targeted in tough crackdown by Met

Homeless people and beggars in six London boroughs will be targeted by police today in a “robust” operation focussed on “disrupting and deterring rough sleeping.”

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Shadow business secretary Chuka Umunna at the Sheriff Centre. Picture: Nigel Sutton.

What’s the price of a first class stamp? Don’t ask the politicians

It’s been said all politicians should know the cost of groceries such as a loaf of bread or a pint of milk –but what about the price of a first class stamp?

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Malcolm Wilson is one of many parents and family member who oppose the plans

Families brand Camden sixth form’s strict new A-level criteria as ‘madness’

Camden’s biggest sixth-form is facing a backlash over moves to bring in stricter A-level entry requirements after concerned families described the plans as “madness”.

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A stock photo of a lifeguard at the ladies' pond on Hampstead Heath.

Swimmers rally behind lifeguards at Hampstead Heath ladies’ pond after Daily Mail attack

Swimmers have defended a ban on young children at Hampstead Heath’s bathing ponds after a mother complained to a national newspaper about being kicked out with her baby.

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Education See all

Malcolm Wilson is one of many parents and family member who oppose the plans

Families brand Camden sixth form’s strict new A-level criteria as ‘madness’

Camden’s biggest sixth-form is facing a backlash over moves to bring in stricter A-level entry requirements after concerned families described the plans as “madness”.

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War correspondent Oggy Boytchev was the producer for BBC World Affairs editor John Simpson

MY BELSIZE PARK: War correspondent producer Oggy Boytchev says Belsize keeps him calm

Oggy Boytchev, 59, has enjoyed a long career as a producer working with BBC war correspondent John Simpson. He is now a freelance journalist and TV producer.

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Obituaries See all

Human rights campaigner Helen Bamber who has died aged 89. Picture: Nigel Sutton

Obituary: Emma Thompson and Colin Firth lead tributes to pioneering human rights activist Helen Bamber

A trailblazing human rights campaigner who has died aged 89 has been remembered as a “beacon of hope for humanity” by family, celebrity figures, charities and Jewish organisations.

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