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Saturday 14 April 2012
I have a recurring dream. I am standing in the hallway of the flat where I spent my childhood and where my mother still lives. The wallpaper is dark green stripes and through the windows of the sitting room I can see trees in full leaf in the sun outside. I am in a state of some agitation as I am very concerned that I am still living 'at home' and then suddenly, I remember that it isn't true, I do have somewhere else to live after all. I have a home of my own.
Sunday 20 November 2011
Graham Hollick has just come back from Nepal; he's working on a humanitarian project that encourages women's groups there, and in India, to make money through embroidering textiles. It's obviously a worthy initiative, but a quick glance at his home tells you this must be a cause close to Hollick's aesthetic heart too. He acknowledges the influence on his style, commenting that he "loves India" – a passion reflected in the masks and puppets that stride above his fireplace or adorn his walls.
Monday 15 August 2011
Police carrying out raids in connection with looting during the London riots have recovered cash tills taken from a shop during the disorder, Scotland Yard said today.
Tuesday 02 August 2011
Five well-dressed young men are assembled on the Barfly's narrow stage, each sporting a trendy haircut and stylish blazer. Many such bands have played in this tiny-but-renowned Camden venue, but Wolf Gang's ambitious blend of multiple styles lifts them above the host of UK acts who have passed through its doors.
Friday 06 May 2011
Marie Fatayi-Williams, whose son Anthony died on July 7 at Tavistock Square, says there are issues that still need to be resolved.
Wednesday 04 May 2011
Friday 15 April 2011
Coinciding with the 50th anniversary of Yuri Gagarin’s first orbit around the earth, Rona Munro’s Little Eagles is a gripping new play charting the space race from the perspective of the Soviet Union. It brings to life the fascinating and little-known story of the brilliant man behind their success, Sergei Korolyov, and of the cosmonauts, his beloved ‘little eagles’.
Friday 18 March 2011
The pathologist at the centre of the row over the death of Ian Tomlinson at the G20 protests, has been found guilty of professional misconduct in another case.
Thursday 17 March 2011
A pathologist was today found guilty of serious misconduct over his post mortem examination reports into the death of a victim of so-called "Camden Ripper" Anthony Hardy.
Tuesday 15 March 2011
A pathologist's post-mortem reports on the first victim of the "Camden Ripper" Anthony Hardy were partially flawed, a disciplinary panel has found.
Tuesday 01 February 2011
A taxi driver operating a school run service was hired despite a string of convictions for sexual assaults, an investigation by the Local Government Ombudsman reveals today.
Sunday 04 July 2010
Regal Homes has sold two of its exclusive mansions in north London to overseas buyers for around £12m each, writes Margareta Pagano.
Monday 29 March 2010
Following last week's Q&A with Sean Forbes of Rough Trade shops, next up in our preview to May's Camden Crawl weekend of gigs in London is Simon Raymonde, founder of Bella Union records, one of the UK's most interesting independent labels.
Thursday 11 March 2010
Where better than the urban sprawl of Camden with its filthy alleyways and tucked-away boozers to catch a glimpse of the new generation of indie and rock and roll acts?
Friday 22 January 2010
Having moved to Bloomsbury after two decades in Soho, Kurtz describes herself as a "last-time buyer". Her book about "growing old disgracefully" should have been great: a sassy broad reports from the final frontier. But the results are disappointingly bland.
Of course, teenage girls need role models – but not like beauty vlogger Zoella
Support for EU membership 'at highest level since 1991' with most Brits wanting to stay 'in'
Tony Blair 'says Ed Miliband will lose 2015 general election'
Thousands with degenerative conditions classified as 'fit to work in future' – despite no possibility of improvement
Putin: The US is to blame for almost all the world's major conflicts
Attacks on 'Ukip Calypso' show how skewed people’s priorities are
- 1 Russell Brand says he will 'probably' give up acting to focus on his revolution
- 2 Watch what happened when food critics were unknowingly served McDonald's
- 3 David Beckham's Haig Club whisky is exactly what’s wrong with the Highlands
- 4 Queen's first tweet: Reply telling Her Majesty to 'f*** off' broadcast on BBC News
- 5 #AskNigelFarage: Twitter starts hilarious Q&A for Ukip leader