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In December 2014, a heroic nurse called Pauline Cafferkey became infected while working with victims of ebola in Sierra Leone. She spent almost a month in an isolation unit at the Royal Free Hospital, being cared for by specially trained medical staff, and she survived.

North London freelance journalist and former Ham&High political reporter Rachel Roberts has had all the symptoms of coronavirus. Here she describes her road to recovery.

When Alan and Gwen Cohen opened their cabin door they saw two figures in white suits and masks, who “looked like they came from another world”.

A 16-year-old singer-songwriter from Hampstead is highlighting the challenges facing musicians because of the coronavirus and urging people to engage with artists in new ways.

Emergency groups have has been assembled in Haringey and Camden to address the needs of rough sleepers in both boroughs amid the coronavirus pandemic.

Prince Harry dropped by St John’s Wood on Friday to help Jon Bon Jovi record a charity single for the Duke’s Invictus Games Foundation.

A north London teenager has gone on trial charged with murder over a stabbing which took place after a grime gig in Kent last August.

Chancellor Sajid Javid is primed to throw his weight behind HS2.

Barnet opposition councillors were this week confused by an apparent “lack of detail” in the town hall’s plans to save money and close a £72 million budget gap.

After a devastating fire destroyed part of the roof of the Camden Town nightclub Koko, its owner has paid tribute to the “quick action and hard work” of the firefighters who fought the blaze and thanked the public for their support.

Whittington Hospital bosses have argued the NHS should not have to pay for a woman to have surrogate children in America after it missed signs of cervical cancer for four years, the Supreme Court has heard.

Labour’s Karen Buck held on to her Westminster North parliamentary seat last night.

A pioneering black female footballer was celebrated this week – with a plaque unveiled at a Hornsey school to mark her 148th birthday.

Three teenage boys have admitted threatening two women on the N31 bus after they refused to perform a sex act.

A Jewish man whose family was subjected to antisemitic abuse on the Northern line as it passed through Camden Town has said he wants to meet the woman who stood up for them in order to thank her.

Camden is proposing to consult on a “new approach” to nursery school provision which could see four council nurseries converted into Sure Start children’s centres.

Less than two years after council worker Trishul Shah was jailed for committing a £2m fraud against Barnet Council, police and Barnet’s internal authorities are investigating another possible fraud.

Lawrence Bernstein was in his late 30s and getting sick of his City banking job when one of his friends suggested he pursue speech-writing full time.

A second man has appeared in court charged with the alleged attempted robbery of Arsenal footballer Sead Kolasinac in Hampstead.

An Archway man has admitted trying to rob two Arsenal footballers in Platt’s Lane, Hampstead.

A Muswell Hill hairdresser who counts singers, comedians and nudists among his clients is celebrating half a century in the business – a decade after a close shave on a mountain hike nearly cost him everything.

An alleged gunman from Hornsey has appeared in court accused of trying to kill his brother and a woman in Wood Green.

Striking children from Netley Primary School in Camden paraded around Regent’s Place Plaza this morning demanding immediate government action on climate change.

Police have evicted a group of Travellers who set up shelter on Channing School’s playing fields.

After finally meeting Foreign Secretary Dominic Raab this week, Richard Ratcliffe said wife Nazanin was “in varying levels of despair” and urged Mr Raab to “pick a fight” with Iran to ensure she is released.

Changing schools is a difficult time for any teenager – but for one 16-year-old autistic boy it proved the perfect time to write a novel.

Vulnerable council tenants in Muswell Hill have gathered 2,500 signatures urging Haringey Council to rethink plans to redevelop their homes and force them to move temporarily.

Horse chestnut and sweet chestnut trees have become a familiar feature of the Heath’s landscape.

Barnet councillors were at loggerheads over changes to the council’s constitution that opponents fear will lead to Barnet residents being “gagged”.

After two Arsenal footballers were victims of a carjacking in Hampstead yesterday, a homeowner in Platt’s Lane, where the incident happened, said they had themselves been targeted five times and even had a knife held to his kneck.

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