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They may be the biggest nuisance at summer barbecues, but wasps are also of great benefit to the garden - but how so? A top entomologist reveals all

Emma Rice talks to rug designer Sonya Winner about her passion for colour and her new inspirational showroom in Dartmouth Park

As the school holidays beckon, designer Ann-Marie Powell

shares top tips with Hannah Stephen for getting youngsters outdoors

Love your lawn? So, get the right tools to help you maintain it in summer. Hannah Stephenson selects three essentials to make the job easier.

Britain’s Got Talent judge and author David Walliams is selling his Hampstead home for 5.35million with Marcus Parfitt.

Matt Keightley, the designer behind the Feel Good Garden at this year’s RHS Chelsea Flower Show, reveals how to make your own outdoor space more soothing. By Hannah Stephenson

Want to save your plants and save water? Go easy with the sprinkler and embrace these expert suggestions instead, says Hannah Stephenson

Preparing your child in advance for school will go a long way towards ensuring the very best start for your child.

Emma Rice talks to Andrea Sylvester about art and how we could all potentially own a Picasso or a Chagall, if that’s what we love

Your guide to all the things to do in West Hampstead, including the best restaurants, shops, bars, cinemas and schools. Plus our guide to property in NW6

Here are three properties available to rent or buy in West Hampstead

As the charity Butterfly Conservation celebrates its 50th anniversary, its garden expert Natalie Ngo explains how to help the beautiful insects thrive.

Two north London extensions have been shortlisted as among London’s best and most innovative home improvements.

Solid oak is probably one of the most durable materials to opt for when buying furniture.

Floors are playing a starring role in interiors and there’s a definite trend towards using eye-catching patterns and shapes, with geometric and Moroccan-inspired designs being particularly popular at the moment.

When buying new appliances, people generally want advice on which brand to buy.

Apart from your kitchen, your bathroom is probably the hardest-working room in your home. It’s a frequently used space that has to stand up to the wear and tear of daily traffic and the dampness caused by hot baths and showers.

A new kitchen is one of the most expensive purchases you are likely to make inside your home. Considered by many homeowners and buyers as the most important room, it will add value when you decide to sell your home and should make a good return on your investment.

Studio flats can make a great first time property purchase but in a good location, they are also popular with investors. Here’s a pick of some outstanding options currently on the market.

The borough of Camden has more than 5,600 listed buildings from different eras, and in varying architectural styles, ranging from the 11th century St Pancras Old Church to the Alexandra Road Estate built between 1972 and 1978.

Today’s kitchen is often the hub of the home, where we cook, entertain or relax with family and friends over a cuppa. Here are three properties for sale in north London with fantastic open plan kitchens.

Whether period property or luxury modern, there’s just something about the birds’ eye views from a penthouse that has enduring appeal.

A passion for beautiful objects, design and harmony is what Dasha Slavinskaya has built her interior design business on. The Russian born founder of Pret-a-Meubler sees her work as an ever-evolving process which brings together specifically sourced antique items, art and contemporary pieces.

There’s plenty for the whole family to enjoy on TV this Christmas as the channels compete with a bumper feast of festive delights to draw the viewers in. From a selection box of brand new programmes, to a stocking full of seasonal specials, we take a look at what’s on offer this Christmas on TV…

A donation of just £21.62 would buy one homeless person warmth, food and support this Christmas.

We’ve picked out six gift ideas for those who enjoy a tipple.

Whether you’re a gin fan or not, the Sacred Christmas Pudding version should get your taste buds wondering enough to try it. Especially, as it’s distilled by hand, by one man from his home in Talbot Road, Highgate from a handwritten family recipe dating back to the 1920s.

With Christmas comes a host of movies to the big screen, from festive family comedies to action blockbusters. Here is our pick of the best out next month.

Mia Karlsson loves projects where she can start from scratch and incorporate her client’s personal pieces.

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As part of a major refurb, the London Marriott Hotel Maida Vale has renamed its three new-look function rooms to reflect the geography and rich history of the area. The largest, perfect for weddings and large meetings, is named after a Hampstead subterranean river, The Westbourne.

Londoners seeking high quality houses for sale within easy commuting distance of the capital are being advised to look north to St Albans’ prestigious Gabriel Square development.

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