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Thu, 11:42

In just over six months, Britain will leave the European Union. As concerns about the prospect of a “no-deal” build, we speak to shop owners, councillors and business leaders to find out how it could affect the area.

Haringey Council is set to look at a proposal to get rid of council tax altogether for its lowest paid residents, according to a paper that will go before the cabinet on Tuesday.

A planned basement excavation in the heart of Hampstead that supposedly ignores the new neighbourhood plan has campaigners up in arms.

Foreign Secretary Jeremy Hunt confirmed he “will do everything” to bring Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe home.

A former staffer who worked on the contract between Capita and Barnet Council has been jailed for five years over a £2million fraud.

The leader of Camden Council has defended its decision to evacuate the Chalcots Estate – after an independent review criticised the lack of communication with residents, some of whom were left “extremely traumatised”.

Twenty-five years ago, Crouch End woman Joy Gardner died after being bound with 13 feet of tape and a belt by officers from the Met Police’s now-disbanded Alien Deportation Group (ADG).

A leading figure from a Jewish Labour Party group, who has suggested Zionists stopped Jews fleeing Germany before the Second World War, is due to speak to a Camden Labour meeting tonight.

The plans to redevelop 100 Avenue Road hit a bump in the road last night, after a heated Camden Council planning committee meeting saw the Construction Management Plan (CMP) for the Swiss Cottage project rejected.

Haringey Council is set to ditch the controversial Haringey Development Vehicle policy, at a cabinet meeting on Tuesday night, costing at least £520,000.

Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe is “so worried” by the timing of the Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson’s resignation, because it comes the week he was expected to make a final decision on whether to give her diplomatic protection.

Barnet Council, once famed for its outsourcing approach to council-run services, is to look at bringing them back in-house from Capita.

This year’s Hampstead Summer Festival will again feature the “Picture the Heath” painting competition.

An exhibition celebrating Camden’s connections to the women’s suffrage movement opened last night at Holborn Local Studies and Archive Centre in Theobalds Road.

The Friends of Kenwood House in Hampstead fear English Heritage cost-cutting could diminish the property’s famous collection of artwork.

When Camden town hall was built – construction began in 1934 and was completed in 1937 – few would have imagined that just a couple of years later its basement would need to house air raid shelters behind heavy iron doors.

Ten students from a youth group based at Jacksons Lane Theatre in Highgate are preparing for the night of their lives — a one-night-only show at the National Theatre.

Haringey councillors on Monday voted to block a planning application neighbours had said would threaten the unique character of a century-old street.

On day 800 of Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe’s incarceration in Iran, her family and supporters held a demonstration outside the Foreign Office in Whitehall – and called on the Prime Minister to personally meet Richard Ratcliffe to discuss his wife’s case.

Campaigners for the release of West Hampstead mum Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe, who has spent more than two years in Iranian prison, will tonight mark her daughter’s birthday by lighting candles outside the Foreign Office.

Haringey’s new leader Joseph Ejiofor has said he has no regrets about his cabinet appointments, after appointing several councillors to the body who stood against him in last month’s election.

Camden councillors have slammed the owners of the site of the old Leighton Arms pub for “running roughshod” over the community.

The company behind the Park Road lido has moved to reassure customers after swimmers were evacuated on Saturday because of a chemical leak.

Sian Berry has said she won’t stand down as a Highgate councillor or member of the London Assembly if she wins her bid to lead the Green Party.

A Victorian water fountain originally set up to help tackle cholera in the 1870s has been reopened for public use at St Pancras station.

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