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The head of the project to rebuild an incinerator to burn all of north London’s waste refused MP Sir Iain Duncan Smith’s request today that he carry out a cost review of the £1.2bn project, even though its cost has doubled since last July.

Business Secretary Alok Sharma has warned the coronavirus pandemic is the “biggest threat our country has faced in decades”, as a further 563 people died overnight of the “invisible killer” in the UK.

A parent whose child attends Camden School for Girls has tested positive for coronavirus, but it’s not clear whether their child has been tested to see if they might have infected other pupils and teachers.

Sarah North has always been a passionate eco-campaigner, litter picking in Highgate Woods and doing petitions to save animals in her spare time growing up.

An art school for the homeless has launched the UK’s first radio station run by young Londoners.

Waterstones is looking for a new site in Camden Town after being unable to agree a new lease with its landlord.

An eight-year-old from Camden has told the Queen she celebrates the day she received life-changing cochlear implant surgery every year.

Three youngsters have raised £240 for koalas caught up in the Australian bushfires at a themed fundraiser with koala t-shirts, cakes and tattoos.

A waste management company has pulled out, at the last minute, of a £17.8million contract to process recycling – despite signing up to the deal five months ago.

Climate campaigners have called for a halt to plans to build an incinerator to burn all of north London’s waste, after the cost figures quoted by the waste authority skyrocketed – almost doubling from £650m to £1.2bn.

Climate campaigners trying to thwart plans to build a £650m incinerator to burn all of north London’s waste have failed in their High Court appeal against the plans.

Parents of a toddler diagnosed with an aggressive childhood cancer are crowd funding to raise money for her treatment, and have already hit the £30,000 mark.

Georgia Gould and Keir Starmer have called on the government to prioritise funding more police after three people were killed in Camden in the space of a week.

Some of the best samba teachers in the world are coming together this weekend to teach the Brazilian dance at a three-day celebration in Munich.

Campaigners are fighting to block what will be one of the biggest incinerators in Europe from being built in north London. They tell Emma Bartholomew it will lock us into decades of low recycling rates, air pollution and greenhouse gas emissions

Whether you’re a French national or an out-and-out Francophile, Bastille Day is the perfect excuse to celebrate all things Gallic.

Four people have been acquitted of the manslaughter of Sheiku Adams, who died after falling from his third floor flat as he fled burglars who had broken into his home.

My epic surf moments are sadly few and far between, but there’s something about being faced with either ducking under or trying to catch a wave that’s meditative, exhilarating and fun - and that floaty feeling when you do catch one defies description.

As we pulled up to the Tivoli Évora my kids and I expressed some scepticism for its eco claims – after all, swanky hotels are some of the most energy intensive facilities on our planet.

The 22-year-old man who was stabbed to death in Euston has been named by police as Bright Akinlele.

A “cowardly career criminal” who held vulnerable women at knifepoint during a six-week spree robbing shops has been jailed.

Two men were arrested last night when a gang of six riding three motorbikes raided a watch shop at Brent Cross.

Another two men have been charged with the murders of Abdikarim Hassan and Sadiq Aadam Mohamed in Camden.

Police officers helped safely deliver a baby girl after her mother suddenly went into labour in Kentish Town Road last night.

Channing School has backed down after a row broke out over a plans to turn its sports field into a car park.

Plans to overhaul the overcrowded tube station in Camden Town could get underway within three years.

Emma Bartholomew discovers Powder N Shine has all you need for a perfect family ski holiday, from a piste-side location, virtually guaranteed snow and top notch food and service

Detectives investigating the death of Iuliana Tudos have arrested a man in Dalston on suspicion of murder.

Islington and Camden police are growing increasingly concerned for the welfare of a missing 86-year-old man who skipped a dose of insulin.

Emma Bartholomew stays at Cove Cottages in St Agnes with her family, where they take surf lessons en masse in the bay right below

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