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Letters, contributions and comments sent in from Ham&High readers this week.

Police are trying to trace a mother who has taken her two children from council-run care.

Back in 2010, they said it was about connecting Glasgow, Scotland to England, then they said it was about saving 11 minutes on the journey from London to Birmingham (really? that was worth £56billion?), then it was about capacity, but they would only have to add more carriages and make the platforms longer, so then it was an “engine for growth” regenerating the north and creating jobs.

Letters, contributions and comments sent in from Ham&High readers this week.

Construction giant Carillion has said it has “no choice but to take steps to enter into compulsory liquidation with immediate effect” after talks failed to find another way to deal with the company’s debts.

Competition to grow from four leagues to 16 over the next three years

If you’re considering whether to move home this year, Ella Walker looks at potentially the main influences on house prices in London and further afield, and how they may affect buying and selling.

Arsenal take on West Ham in the Carabao Cup quarter-final bidding for a place in the last four on Tuesday evening.

A Finchley man has appeared in court accused of plotting to assassinate the Prime Minister Theresa May in a bomb and knife attack on Downing Street.

Crouch End community campaigner Sue Hessel has compiled a moving testament to wartime decency by publishing her uncle’s letters home to his beloved family

From bruising and stubble on Lee Harvey Oswald’s face, to the vivid red of the Russian flag flying over the Reichstag, or the turquoise of Bikini Atoll beneath a mushroom cloud, a new book transforms some of history’s most evocative images into colour

“You can only despise your own voters for so long. They will judge you as you judge them, measure for measure.”

Bridget Galton talks to actor Ian McDiarmid about playing vilified MP Enoch Powell and whether there might be a Star Wars spin off for his evil emperor Darth Sidious

As ever, it has been a fascinating conference, catching up with our Camden Conservative friends and even those from the other side! Yes, the other side was there and they seemed to be enjoying themselves.

Arsenal claimed a dramatic 3-2 win over Birmingham on the opening weekend of the FA Women’s Super League season and visit fellow heavyweights Manchester City on Saturday.

Birmingham City loanee loving life under Karen Hills and Juan Amoros and full of praise for her team-mates

Middlesex missed out on a place in the quarter-finals of the Natwest T20 Blast after defeat at Glamorgan.

No trains will be running in or out of Euston station over the August bank holiday weekend, potentially causing chaos for people looking to get away.

West Hampstead’s Harriet Dart began her road to Wimbledon with a run to the semi-finals at the Aegon Surbiton Trophy, writes Ziad Chaudry.

The official World Para Athletics Championships and IAAF World Championships London 2017 medals have been unveiled.

Former England defender dies aged 44

Brentwood Fire, Haringey Angels and Barking Abbey players impress selectors

International looks ahead to rest of the season and insists focus is on the Gunners and nothing else

For this week’s Friday Fanzone we have none other than the legendary Arseblog. Read on for more...

Protesters fear that decades of disruption and uncertainty in Camden after plans for the contro-versial High Speed 2 (HS2) railway received Royal Assent.

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Melange, with locations in Barnet and Crouch End, has opened a third in Belsize Park. Here co-owner Justina Markauskaite talks about removing the borders between cuisines and why they put family at the centre of everything they do

Less is More, a group exhibition at the Daniel Raphael Gallery will feature emerging artists from England, Italy, France and the Czech Republic, from January 24 to February 16.

For people who suffer with feet problems, it is often difficult to find footwear that is both comfortable and stylish. There is a shop in the West End dedicated to changing that.

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