The Independent London Newspaper
16th December 2017

King's Cross

    Woman abandoned as a baby 70 years ago finds family after New Journal appeal

    Linda Wright with a 1945 newspaper clipping about the day she was abandoned in King's Cross, and her father Carl Durnen

    Published: 2 February, 2017
    EXCLUSIVE by TOM FOOT

    A GREAT-grandmother who has been searching for information about her parents all her life after she was abandoned as a baby has discovered who her father was – and been chatting with her new

    New courtyard offices will leave us in the dark say residents on King's Cross housing estate

    Derby Lodge leaseholder Fiona Dealey, and below how the scheme will look

    Published: 14 December, 2016
    By ELLA JESSEL

    RESIDENTS are fighting plans to build an office block in the courtyard of a housing estate in King’s Cross, claiming it will block out sunlight and turn their homes into “prisons”

    Police hunt thieves who tricked elderly couple out of cash savings

    Can you help detectives identify these men?

    Published: December 1, 2016
    By WILLIAM McLENNAN

    POLICE have released CCTV footage of four men who conned their way into a elderly couple's home and before stealing their cash savings. 

    Camden Council rebuffs plea to help save King's Cross swimming pond

    Closed: The King's Cross Pond Club

    Published: 30 November, 2016
    By RICHARD OSLEY

    SWIMMERS pleading with Camden Council to join their campaign to save a man-made pond in King’s Cross have been sent away from the Town Hall empty-handed.

    Police investigate claims that coach death woman ‘lay under its wheels’

    The scene in Midland Road last night (Tuesday)

    Published: 30 November, 2016
    By WILLIAM McLENNAN

    POLICE are investigating claims that a woman who was killed after being hit by a coach had been lying down under the vehicle’s wheels while it was stopped at traffic lights in King’s Cr

    Woman dies after coach collision in King's Cross

    The scene in Midland Road

    Published: 29 November, 2016
    By WILLIAM McLENNAN

    A WOMAN has been killed after a collision involving a coach in King's Cross this afternoon (Tuesday).

    DJ Sara Cox lights up Christmas tree at St Pancras International

    Published: 25 November, 2016

    TRAIN passengers will light up a 12-foot Christmas tree as they donate to Oxfam at St Pancras International.

    Bid to add roof terrace for guests at luxury hotel in old council offices

    The old 'annexe' buildig at Camden Town Hall

    Published: 21 November, 2016

    NEIGHBOURS of a luxury hotel set to open in Camden Council’s former offices in King’s Cross have urged planners to throw out a proposal to add a roof terrace for guests.

    £1bn Google campus boost for King’s Cross

    The site near King's Cross station earmarked for Google's new base

    Published: 18 November, 2016
    By RICHARD OSLEY

    GOOGLE sent its chief executive to King’s Cross to confirm it is building a “campus” on the redeveloped railwaylands.

    London Mayor Sadiq Khan urged to investigate closure of Carpenters Arms

    Elisabeth Bond and Jacqueline Pursey outside the boarded-up Carpenter’s Arms in Frederick Street.

    Published: 17 November, 2016
    By TOM FOOT

    DEVASTATED punters at a boarded-up King’s Cross pub are calling on London Mayor Sadiq Khan to investigate its closure as part of an inquiry into overseas property developers. 

    The funk of forty thousand years! Thriller flashmob lights up King's Cross for Halloween

    Published: 1 November, 2016
    By ALINA POLIANSKAYA

    DANCERS surprised passers-by in King's Cross last night (Monday) with a Halloween flashmob and the famous moves from Michael Jackson's Thriller video.

    Teacher left with plate in his eye socket after assault at King's Cross pub

    CCTV release: The man police want to speak to

    Published: 29 October, 2016
    By KOOS COUVÉE

    POLICE are appealing for witnesses after a teacher and his wife were assaulted in a King's Cross pub leaving the man with a titanium plate fitted to his eye socket.

    New public sports hall planned for King's Cross redevelopment site

    Artist's drawings of how the sports centre will look

    Published: 27 October, 2016
    By DAN CARRIER

    A NEW sports hall and centre for training building apprentices has been designed for the King’s Cross railway lands development.

    We want our pub back, say regulars as the Carpenters Arms is boarded up

    The Carpenter's Arms in King's Cross

    Published; 27 October, 2016
    By TOM FOOT

    A COMMUNITY pub stands boarded up as a property developer prepares­ to turn the upper floors into private flats, leaving regulars fearing that it will never be the same again.

    Arriving soon: New public garden planned for King's Cross railwaylands regeneration site

    How the gardens in King's Cross will look

    Published: 29 September, 2016
    By DAN CARRIER

    A NEW public garden and nature reserve is being planned for a patch of industrial land in King’s Cross.