The Independent London Newspaper
22nd August 2017

Music

    Plaque unveiled to Madness at Dublin Castle pub

    Published: 2 February, 2017
    By RICHARD OSLEY

    MADNESS having a pint in the Dublin Castle?

    Two arrests as police drugs crackdown goes on

    Police smash their way into a property during the weekend’s raids

    Published: 2 December, 2016
    By WILLIAM McLENNAN

    POLICE have smashed a suspected drug-smuggling operation that was believed to be bringing cannabis into Camden.

    Man whose dead body was found tied to trolley in canal had been killed by drugs, inquest hears

    Sebastiano Magnanini

    Published: 30 September, 2016
    by KOOS COUVÉE

    THE mystery surrounding the death of an Italian carpenter found tied to a shopping trolley in Reg­ent’s Canal was solved this week when it was revealed he died from the effects of heroin

    Supporters and opponents of CS11 cycle superhighway to hold rival street demos on the same day

    The meeting on Tuesday night where Jessica Learmond-Criqui urged people to fight CS11

    Published: 29 September, 2016
    By TOM FOOT

    CAMPAIGNERS against a cycling superhighway say they are ready to hit back with a street protest and a legal challenge in the courts. 

    Outrage over ‘money-making’ phone mast on their council estate

    Angry and anxious: protesting residents say radiation risks from masts are as yet unknown

    Published: 29 September, 2016
    By ELLA JESSEL

    THE Town Hall is facing a backlash from tenants over its “money-making scheme” to allow a phone company to install a phone mast on a council estate roof. 

    Writer Hunter Davies says council bureaucracy is blocking plan to provide rent-free flat to hospice nurse

    Hunter Davies and the Marie Curie Hospice in Hampstead

    Published: 27 July, 2016
    By RICHARD OSLEY

    ONE of the country’s best-known writers says his plans to provide a rent-free flat for a nurse from the hospice which cared for his wife have been put at risk by council bureaucracy.

    THIN RED LINE: 'My friend Choi could have been saved if stretched firefighters had been able to arrive on time'

    THIN RED LINE: 'My friend Choi could have been saved if stretched firefighters h

    Choi Yip with Karl Kosmo

    Published: 14 March, 2016
    By WILLIAM McLENNAN

    THE closest friend of a pensioner who jumped to his death from a burning building believes he could have been saved if fire engines had arrived on time.

    Neighbours mystified by delays to redevelopment of empty Highgate shopping parade

    Planning permission was granted on work to the parade in Swain's Lane in 2004

    Published: 15 February, 2016
    By DAN CARRIER

    THE Highgate parade that a peer wants to turn into a new homes and shops development is lying empty – 18 months after planning permission was granted and more than a decade after plans were f

    Water fountains in Camden's parks face review in latest council cost-cutting drive

    The water fountains at the Swiss Cottage open space [Pic: Camden Council]

    Published: 14 February, 2016
    By RICHARD OSLEY

    THE Town Hall will not rule out removing water features and fountains from the borough’s parks in its latest attempt to cut costs.

    Former councillor refuses to apologise as 'quisling' comment sparks row inside Labour Party

    Labour party members Theo Blackwell, Neil Fletcher and Richard Olszewski

    Published: 4 February, 2016
    By RICHARD OSLEY

    LABOUR Party organisers want to stop their own members using Nazi analogies in internal rows over policy.

    A fisherman's tale? Anglers on Heath think Ford Cortina sunk in boating pond was dumped by cheated wife

    A fisherman's tale? Anglers on Heath think Ford Cortina sunk in boating pond was

    The lost car was revealed when the boating pond was drained by engineers working on new flood defences

    Published: 14 October, 2015
    By DAN CARRIER

    THE rusting Ford Cortina found in the dredged waters of the Highgate boating pond could have been dumped there by a furious wife who caught her angler husband cheating, the New Journal can reveal.<

    Volunteers start to compile directory of spare rooms in Camden for Syrian refugees

    Volunteers start to compile directory of spare rooms in Camden which could house

    Camden For Refugees is sharing ways residents who feel powerless can help Syrian refugees

    Published: 5 September, 2015
    By RICHARD OSLEY

    VOLUNTEERS from Camden have begun compiling a  directory of spare rooms in which Syrian refugees could be housed.

    British Museum hires terror security consultants

    The museum will use bollards to stop 'hostile vehicles'

    Published: 14 May, 2015
    By WILLIAM McLENNAN

    SECURITY experts have been called in by the British Museum to keep the building and visitors safe from terrorist attacks. 

    It's been 17 years, but Menswear are coming back to Camden Town

    Menswear return to Camden Town in May

    Published: 19 March, 2015
    By ALINA POLIANSKAYA

    THEY found a home in Camden Town’s Britpop scene of the 1990s but then disappeared from view  for more than 15 years.

    Fifty Shades of Red: Firefighters issue warning as kinky callouts continue to rise

    Handcuffs are one of the key culprits in Fifty Shades-related callouts, firefighters said

    Published: 17 February, 2015
    By ALINA POLIANSKAYA

    SINCE the release of the Fifty Shades of Grey trilogy in 2011, firefighters have found themselves attending more and more incidents of people getting themselves stuck in some rather awkwar