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Three more councillors have pulled out of the race to be selected as candidates in next year’s local elections, blaming ‘poisonous’ and ‘factional’ politics within the local Labour Party.

A Labour councillor has called for an inquiry after council homes in St. John’s Wood were transferred to a private company.

First time buyers will benefit from not having to pay stamp duty on homes costing £300,000 or less, the chancellor has announced.

Highgate’s Liberal Democrat councillor Liz Morris responds to the recent attack on Gail’s bakery.

A separate assembly body being set up in response to Brexit was one of the ideas discussed at an Extraordinary Camden Council meeting on Monday.

As the two and a half minute standing ovation for Jeremy Corbyn’s Brighton speech subsided, delegates were left with much to celebrate and more to ponder.

Neighbours fear for the future of a popular Tufnell Park pub after a scrawled notice announced it would be “closed until further notice”.

A Labour led council has dismissed Jeremy Corbyn’s calls for tenants to vote on whether or not their homes should be redeveloped.

A woman whose household have had three cars damaged in crashes outside their East Finchley home has called for urgent speed control measures.

None of the 146 new homes planned for the site of a listed building’s £29m restoration should be affordable, a report has recommended.

In this week’s Ham&High we spoke to Lock, Stock and Two Smoking Barrels actor Vas Blackwood told us about his life, loves and respect for former Labour leader Michael Foot.

Catherine West has defended her decision to back a rebel backbench motion to keep Britain in the EU after being sacked from Labour’s frontbench.

Labour’s Catherine West has stormed to victory in Hornsey and Wood Green - retaking the seat she won for the first time in 2015 with a hugely increased majority.

The Conservatives have outstripped Labour in their use of Facebook dark adverts to try and influence votes in Hampstead and Kilburn, the Ham&High can reveal.

As an all female lineup of parliamentary candidates go head to head on property, we ask hopeful MPs what their promises are on alleviating the housing crisis, help for first time buyers, and sorting out the private rental sector

The government has released a consultation paper on the letting fees ban, after introducing ‘chaotic’ new measures for tackling rogue landlords

The Ukip candidate for the upcoming Gospel Oak by-election has said his top priorities are seeing more homes built and highlighting “disgusting” cuts to education.

The Green Party candidate for the Gospel Oak by-election has said she wants to preserve what makes the area “precious” as she sets out her platform.

The Labour Party’s National Constitutional Committee has been condemned by politicians in the area after it chose not to expel former London mayor Ken Livingstone for saying Hitler once supported Zionism.

The Labour Party and Liberal Democrats have announced their candidates for the Gospel Oak by-election – with clean air, school funding and anti-social behaviour among the main issues.

The fall-out from Cllr Maeve McCormack’s resignation will mean a by-election – held most likely in the next two months – which could give an early indication of how Camden will vote in May next year.

Our pick of the best houses on the market this week, from a historic home in Hampstead Garden Suburb to an investment property in Archway

Tom Hiddleston and Damian Lewis are two of the latest celebrities to become documented fans of Dartmouth Park staple The Bull & Last. So apart from the excellent pubs, what is it about NW5 that attracts celebrity home hunters?

A converted 18th-century stable block and smithy attached to Flitcroft House in Frognal is an unassuming spot for one for one of the boldest ventures in 20th-century British sculpture.


Toni Krok, who was diagnosed with multiple sclerosis in 2007, has set up a charity to help people living with the condition and their families adjust to the challenges it brings.

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