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Published: 22 March 2007

Historic home sale costs you, the tax-payer, millions

A HIGHLY controversial deal to sell off historic buildings in King’s Cross to developers was botched with the council potentially losing out on millions of pounds, surveyors claimed last night (Wednesday). > more
‘Not boring!’ MP opens snug
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Kids get their teeth into Mosaic’
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Fire victims are named
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Regulars say thanks to hardware couple
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Shamed finance boss heads for jail

Three years for trusted official who raided bank accounts of the vulnerable

DISGRACED council finance chief John Baptiste takes his final steps before beginning a three-year jail sentence for... > more
Mentally-ill patients to be released early - MENTAL health patients will be released into the community earlier in a raft of cuts aiming to save £8million, it has emerged. > more

Clear road ahead for flats
- A LAST line of resistance for protesters became a hurdle cleared with ease by the developers of a controversial seven-storey... > more

Spy cam racks up £20 grand a month in fines
- A CCTV camera monitoring a Hampstead street racks up more than £20,000 a month in... > more

Borough tops the league for sexually transmitted disease
- CAMDEN has been crowned the chlamydia capital of Britain, holding the highest number of... > more

Cops silenced in Town Hall phone bungle
- A RADIO ‘dead zone’ which prevents the £1.5 billion new police radios working in part of Hampstead is down to... > more

The Kenwood stage rides again
- KENWOOD’S summer concerts could return next year with a new location for the stage to reduce noise leakage, it was revealed... > more

‘Tesco’s plan should be shelved,’ insist residents
- RESIDENTS opposed to supermarket giant Tesco taking over a derelict pub in Swiss Cottage have... > more

Neighbours ask for royal approval in battle over former dairy
- NEIGHBOURS opposing a new home in Gospel Oak have written to Prince Charles as... > more

Owner’s concern for dog walkers
- DOG owners will be forced to walk their pets on narrow patches of unhygienic land under proposed control laws, a Camden... > more

Closure fears for shop that made Army surplus trendy
- LAURENCE Corner, the trend-setting Army surplus and costume shop in Euston, is closing following... > more

Writer fears impact of library cuts
- NOVELIST Michael Arditti has warned the Town Hall against making cuts in library services. > more

Mahir murder trial nears end
- THE Old Bailey trial of eight young men accused of the murder of student Mahir Osman 14 months ago is due to end today... > more

Schoolboy stabbed in gang street attack
- A BOY of 12 stabbed during a robbery has revealed his attackers shouted out where they were from as they delivered... > more

Five years for knife robber
- A PROLIFIC robber who targeted lone women and threatened them at knifepoint was sentenced to five years jail after... > more

Outrage at casino plans green light
- A CONTROVERSIAL proposal to open a casino in Bloomsbury has narrowly crossed its first hurdle by winning approval... > more

Whisper it, life can be tough in libraries
- IT’S meant to be a quiet life being a librarian but the New Journal can reveal how in Camden staff have to deal with abuse... > more

Doctors on the street as 10,000 march for jobs
- HUNDREDS of London doctors took to the streets to voice growing fears that a new government scheme is ruining... > more

Youths plan boycott over early closure of their club
- REGULARS at the Samuel Lithgow youth centre in Euston are planning a boycott following the news... > more

Tales of remarkable women
- VETERAN New Journal columnist Rose Hacker was guest of honour at a moving celebration of women’s lives on Thursday. > more

Pitch battle as footballers plead: ‘Give us extra time’
- THE Book of Grievances was filled this week with pleas by concerned youngsters desperate to save... > more

‘Mace-gate’ protesters complain of aggressive manhandling by guards
- PROTESTERS condemned for the rowdy scenes at last month’s full... > more


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