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23rd April 2019

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    Elliot Guy’s killer ‘heard voices’ before vicious knife attack

    Flowers left close to the scene of the 2008 attack. Inset: Elliot Guy

    ‘Educated and articulate’ paranoid schizophrenic jailed for stabbing ‘gentle giant’ at party

    Published: 18 March 2010
    by DAVID ST GEORGE

     

    ‘Principal task for UCL academy head Sylvia Jones will be public relations’

    Sylvia Jones

    Teacher with ‘outstanding’ track record given top job at controversial school

    Published: 18 March 2010
    by TOM FOOT  and CONRAD LANDIN

    ‘Gift’ Alastair Campbell snap that led to Labour’s downfall

    Nick Smith, Alastair Campbell, Raj Chada and Frank Dobson

    EXCLUSIVE: Ex-Tory councillor’s book claims visit from party’s hierarchy caused defeat 

    Published: 18 March 2010
    by RICHARD OSLEY

    Carlton Primary School pupils’ care and guidance ­‘outstanding’

    Carlton Primary School headteacher Jacquie Phelan celebrates with her pupils

    Inspectors’ warm words for school where English is second language for many youngsters

    Published: 18 March 2010
    by JOSIE HINTON

    No-name alleys off West End Lane finally make it onto the map

    Above: Andrea Masala next to the newly named Billy Fury Way

    Move will help police record crime

    Published: 18 March 2010
    by CHARLOTTE CHAMBERS

    ‘SAVE OUR CARROTS’

    The former Middlesex Hospital site

    Sale plan wrecks allotment dream at former Middlesex Hospital site

    Published: 18 March 2010
    by JAMIE WELHAM

    MICHAEL FOOT: Peter Jones pays tribute to his support of Plymouth Argyle

    Michael Foot's coffin

    Pictured: Michael Foot's coffin was covered in a green and black Plymouth Argyle scarf

    Tuesday March 16, 2010

    MICHAEL FOOT: Prime Minister and great nephew lead tributes at funeral

    Gordon Brown
    Funeral
    Illtyd Harrington and Frank Dobson at Michael Foot's funeral

    Pictures: Camden New Journal

    Monday March 15, 2010

    By RICHARD OSLEY

    Banks: Don’t take No for an answer

    Chairman Talal Karim, left, with fellow speakers

    Under-pressure traders are urged to keep trying for loans that could save their businesses

    Published: 12 March 2010
    by PETER GRUNER

    Encore: New act, Sugawn Theatre, in the first pub theatre debate

    JM O’Neill outside the Balls Pond Road theatre, founded in 1967

    New claimants put case for the venue founded by JM O’Neill

    Published: 12 March 2010
    by JOSH LOEB

    IS it a case of “encore!” in the Great Pub Theatre Debate?

    After Whittington casualty, would baby unit be next?

    Prof Cathy Warwick

    Published: 12 March 2010
    by Prof CATHY WARWICK

    Screen on the Green deal ‘tops the £1.4m mark’

    Screen on the Green

    Published: 12 March 2010
    by RÓISÍN GADELRAB

    Changing tune! Ex-con Hugh Mattan makes Reggae album at St Mungo's hostel

    Hugh Mattan at the St Mungo’s hostel studio where he has recorded an acclaimed a

    Published: 12 March 2010
    by JAMIE WELHAM and AZZURRA BERTONCINI

    Condemned building explodes into a riot of colour and light

    Anthony Gormley (right) and Stephen Ross of Southern Housing Group

    Artists celebrate 40 years of memories on 1960s estate set for demolition

    Published: 12 March 2010
    by RÓISÍN GADELRAB

    Spruce-up as Old Pye Street icon gets new look - Dating from 1866, St Andrews, the World's oldest youth club given a makeover

    Sally Humphreys of the New West End Company joins colleagues working inside St A

    Published: 12 March 2010
    by JAMIE WELHAM

    SPRING has finally come, as the world’s oldest youth club was spruced up in the spirit of the season.

    Mum, Bernadette Gaitens, was lookout as son, Steven Pither, stole from a car

    Steven Pither

    Pair guilty as police admit ‘surprise’ at crime team 

    Published: 11 March 2010
    by CHARLOTTE CHAMBERS

    Parents help block new restaurant bid for arches under Camden Road station

    Former Cross nightclub boss Billy Reilly

    Licence rejected after objectors’ fears of ‘nightclub’

    Published: 11 March 2010
    by CHARLOTTE CHAMBERS

    Football fans kicked out of Regent's Park hit back

    Councillor Theo Blackwell

    Campaigners portrayed supporters as ‘hooligans’

    Published: 11 March 2010
    by JAMIE WELHAM and SHARMAARKE ALI

    ‘Hi buddy, it’s Mrs Holly’

    Rehearsals for the Buddy: The Buddy Holly Story musical

    Theatre manager’s shock call from star’s widow ahead of show Upstairs at the Gatehouse

    Published: 11 March 2010
    by RICHARD OSLEY

    “HELLO, this is Mrs Buddy Holly,” said the voice on the other end of the phone.

    Can MPs’ memories of great uncle Michael Foot spur Labour on to victory?

    Michael Foot. Inset: Tom Foot, Michael’s great nephew

    New Journal reporter and great nephew watches passionate tributes to former Labour leader

    Published: 11 March 2010
    by TOM FOO
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    IS something stirring within the Labour Party?

    Fire death – Tributes to pensioner Kathleen Wallace

    Neville Grant, Angela Elliot and her son Robert, Bob Graham and Ronnie Nolan

    Published: 11 March 2010
    by CHARLOTTE CHAMBERS

    Little ‘love’ lost as Camden shops face closure

    The council logo used to promote the Love Your High Street campaign

    Businesses say Town Hall campaign urging shoppers to buy local has failed to help them

    Published: 11 March 2010
    by JOSIE HINTON

     

    Lib Dem councillor Ralph Scott: Why I was at anti-sell off demo

    Cllr Ralph Scott (sixth from right) at Saturday’s No Sell Offs protest

    Finance chief defends appearance at mock auction

    Published: 11 March 2010
    by RICHARD OSLEY

    Unlocking Maze secrets

    Chris Corrigan, Marty Maguire and Marc O’Shea in Chronicles of Long Kesh

    Former Official IRA member playwright brings drama about infamous prison to theatre

    CORRECTION: In the original version of this article we mistakenly stated that Martin Lynch was a member of the Provisional IRA.

    Hey Jude, can you play a gig at the Dublin Castle?

    The Jude are set to play at the Dublin Castle next Wednesday

    Published: 11 March 2010
    by RÓISÍN GADELRA
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    Theatre smash! Actors play ping pong at St Pancras International

    Pete Phillips and Jodie Hawkes. Picture by Gustavo Murillo

    Published: 11 March 2010

    THESPIANS have challenged travellers to a ping pong duel at St Pancras International.

    ‘Mad ideas!’ Winchester youth club future meeting

    Zara Janmohamed, 14, centre, and Kelly Maitland, 10, right

    Published: 11 March 2010
    by JOSIE HINTON

    THE Winchester youth club in Swiss Cottage has opened its doors to reveal a new vision for the future.

    Tributes paid to Jessie Wright, 16, as police launch murder inquiry

    Jessie Wright
    Jessie Wright flowers

    Friday March 5, 2010

    MURDER squad detectives have named a 16 year-old girl found dead in a yard next to a block of flats in King's Cross as Jessie Wright. 

    SAVE OUR WHITTINGTON: Health chiefs face fresh grilling but give no guarantee consultation will save A & E

    whittington meeting hornsey

    Pictured: Rachel Tyndall, Richard Sumray and Lynne Featherstone

    FRIDAY MARCH 5, 2010

    By RICHARD OSLEY

    Magic mornings – Living with Great Uncle Michael Foot

    Michael Foot at home in Hampstead

    Published: 4 March 2010

    IT will be a terrible thing waking up in a world where there’s no Michael Foot.

    ‘Michael Foot was a true trumpet of radicalism’

    Michael Foot speaking at  a political rally in 1981

    Humanity, wit, determination: Memories of former leader of the Labour Party and campaigning journalist who spoke out against fascism and fought for left

    Published: 4 March 2010

    IT is deep into the night and I am affectionately remembering Michael Foot.

    Dear Buckingham Palace, our estate needs a Royal pardon

    Cumberland estate residents made their voices heard at Town Hall this week

    Tenants want the Queen to ‘exercise influence’ and halt sale of homes to private landlords

    Published: 4 March 2010
    by DAN CARRIER

    THE QUEEN has been asked to intervene and save nearly 600 homes threatened with sell-off by the Crown Estate.

    Art gallery Tory told: Vote with party or we will ‘kick you out’

    Cllr Rebecca Hossack

    Bloomsbury councillor given ‘deselection’ warning after breaking ranks on budget debate

    Published: 4 March 2010
    by RICHARD OSLEY and DAN CARRIER

    ‘Special measures’ at Our Lady’s Roman Catholic Primary School that failed the inspectors’ test

    Our Lady’s, ‘standards declined significantly’

    School previously rated good now ‘inadequate’

    Published: 4 March 2010
    by JOSIE HINTON

    Thousands march for Whittington Hospital as docs plan a revolt

    The rally gathers to hear speakers outside the Whittington hospital

    5,000 take to the streets in massive show of public anger at plans to close lifeline hospital’s departments as doctors’ union consultant says: ‘We can’t keep our heads down any longer’

    Published: 4 March 2010
    by TOM FOOT and RICHARD OSLEY

    Roof protester bids to go in front door

    Tamsin Omond

    MP campaign for woman who climbed Parliament

    Published: 4 March 2010
    by JOSIE HINTON