Young people in Barnet have raised concerns over the impact of the coronavirus lockdown on their long-term mental health.

Ana Diamond (Seyyedeh FZ Jalili), who was sentenced to death in Iran for espionage before eventually being acquitted, has written this open letter asking the country’s Supreme Leader to enable Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe to return to her daughter.

Barnet councillors have approved plans for cycle routes across the borough – including a link to Highgate – after backing the town hall’s Long-term Transport Strategy.

Volunteers stripped naked - apart from their masks - for a socially distanced art installation.

Two men arrested for allegedly making crude remarks about the mother of Arsenal footballer Mesut Ozil and threatening security guards outside the star’s Highgate home have had the charges dismissed.

Labour leader Sir Keir Starmer has gone into coronavirus self-isolation after a member of his household developed symptoms.

Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe has said she “really can’t take it any more” after a second court case against her in Iran was postponed at short notice with no explanation and no future date set.

A West Hampstead doctor has appeared in court accused of a string of sexual assaults against a member of staff at a busy London hospital.

They may be organised by smart phone app these days, but arcane practices are taking place among the trees in Highgate. Mark Collinson went to learn about tarot in the 20th century.

West Hampstead mum Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe was on the brink of being freed from jail in Iran almost two-and-a-half years ago until a planned deal collapsed, according to a new BBC Panorama documentary.

Even though the news of the Government’s U-turn only took five days to come, it was an incredibly difficult period for these young people.

Barnet’s political leaders have responded to a proposed overhaul of the planning system that could see their oversight of applications diminish.

The continuation of Hampstead Tube’s reduced opening hours is a ‘scandal’, says Camden’s opposition leader.

Swain’s Lane should be closed to traffic on the weekends, according to three quarters of respondents to a survey in Dartmouth Park.

Protestors in Queen’s Wood have been camping for nearly a month now to prevent the felling of four oak trees caught in a dispute between Haringey Council and insurance company Axa.

Camden Council is asking residents, businesses, organisations, employees and landlords for ideas and opinions on the future of the borough’s town centres.

A Maida Vale mother is worried she won’t be able to make ends meet when free bus travel for children ends.

One of the positive impacts of the Black Lives Matter movement has been the igniting of historical debate.

A convicted football hooligan has been sentenced to two years and eight months in prison after an Islington pub attack on Guardian columnist Owen Jones.

Homeless people in Haringey given shelter during the coronavirus pandemic will continue to receive support following the easing of lockdown.

Westminster Council is forecasting a £91 million economic impact from the coronavirus pandemic.

Students from disadvantaged backgrounds will be eligible for £3,000-a-year bursaries from Haringey Council to study at university.

The delivery of HS2 has been given the highest risk warning by government experts on major projects.

A Haringey celebrant has voiced her support for six couples in their High Court bid to win legal recognition for humanist marriages.

Tributes have been paid to Highgate editor and “pocket rocket” Tamar Karet who died on her 78th birthday.

Westminster Council are conducting an independent review into the death of a Maida Vale man who was “left” by social services during lockdown.

“We’ve been told to close - but not been told to reopen.”

A new petition is calling for Barnet Council to stop long-serving councillor Brian Gordon becoming the borough’s next ceremonial mayor.

Black Lives Matter (BLM) activists held an exhibition outside Hornsey Town Hall on Wednesday to showcase a centuries-long timeline of Britain’s slave trade legacy, from abolition to Windrush.

A community group providing 50,000 meals a week to the hungry in Haringey is crowdfunding to keep going, after the council announced it was ending its partnership as lockdown eases.


Reception and Year 1 classes at St Anthony’s Girls School have been learning about the changing seasons and wildlife through regular trips to Golders Hill Park, following months of limited outdoor activity

For the past six months, employers and employees have been adapting to ways of working from home. The green light has now been given to many people to go back to offices safely. From flexible hours and staggered starting times to deep cleaning, we’re getting ready for new ways of working.

School’s in for summer – and beyond – with health experts agreeing that pupils safely returning to their studies is “positively” the right thing to do. It’s vital for all children’s welfare, not just in terms of students’ future education but also mental and physical well-being, as well as social interaction of classmates.

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