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14th December 2018

Swiss Cottage

    The tower nobody wanted? Government backs Swiss Cottage skyscraper

    How the tower will look

    Published: 26 February, 2016
    By ELLA JESSEL and RICHARD OSLEY

    A SKYSCRAPER is set to be built in Swiss Cottage after the government overturned Camden Council’s refusal and granted permission for work on the tower to go ahead.

    Swiss Cottage skyscraper opponents "disappointed" as government approves tower plan

    How the tower in Avenue Road could look

    Published: 19 February, 2016
    By ELLA JESSEL

    CAMPAIGNERS fighting plans for a skyscraper in Swiss Cottage have said they are “very disappointed” after the government ruled today tower could go ahead.

    Developers to build skyscraper in Swiss Cottage as government rules scheme CAN go ahead

    How the tower in Swiss Cottage will look

    How the tower in Swiss Cottage will look

    Published: 19 February, 2016
    By RICHARD OSLEY

    THE government has ruled in favour of developers looking to build a controversial new skyscraper in Swiss Cottage.

    Not guilty: Man, 71, accused of fleecing cousin is cleared in court

    Published: 18 February, 2016
    By WILLIAM McLENNAN

    A MAN accused of “fleecing” a 100-year-old relative out of her life savings to finance spending sprees and holidays has been found not guilty of fraud – the second time he has bee

    Man appears at Old Bailey charged with 1982 murder of teenager Yiannoulla Yianni

    Yiannoulla Yianni

    Yiannoulla Yianni was killed at her home in August, 1982

    Published: 18 January, 2016
    By WILLIAM McLENNAN

    A 56-year-old man appeared in front of a judge at the Old Bailey today (Monday), charged with the rape and murder of a schoolgirl more than 30 years ago. 

    Man appears in court charged with 1982 murder of teenager Yiannoulla Yianni

    Yiannoulla Yianni

    Yiannoulla Yianni

    Published: 14 January, 2015
    By WILLIAM McLENNAN

    A MAN appeared in court this morning (Thursday) charged with the rape and murder of a schoolgirl more than 30 years ago. 

    Detectives charge man with killing and raping teenager in 1982

    Published: 14 January, 2016
    By WILLIAM McLENNAN

    DETECTIVES have today (Thursday) charged a man with the 1982 murder of teenager Yiannoulla Yianni.

    Man arrested over killing of schoolgirl Yiannoulla Yianni in 1982

    Yiannoulla Yianni

    A man remains in police custody in connection with the killing of Yiannoulla Yianni

    Published: 13 January, 2016
    By WILLIAM McLENNAN

    A MAN has been arrested over the rape and murder of a Swiss Cottage schoolgirl more than thirty years after her death. 

    THIN RED LINE: Why were fire engines missing? The question Boris must answer

    The fire in Finchley Road last week

    Published: 5 November, 2015
    THIN RED LINE
    INVESTIGATION By WILLIAM McLENNAN 

    MORE than a dozen fire engines that could have provided vital assistance as two fires raged in Camden at the same time – one of which saw a man jump to his death in a bid to escape his smoke-

    Ten days after the Finchley Road fire, victims still search for permanent place to live

    Ten days after the Finchley Road fire, victims still search for permanent place

    Michelle Boyle lost two cats in the fire

    Published: 5 November, 2015
    By WILLIAM McLENNAN

    TEN days after seeing their homes destroyed by fire, many of the victims of the Finchley Road blaze are still in hotels and struggling to find somewhere new to live permanently.

    Finchley Road fire victims 'overwhelmed' by flood of donations

    Finchley Road fire victims 'overwhelmed' by flood of donations

    Caitlin Collinson, Kam Goraya and CNJ chief reporter Tom Foot with donations

    Published: 4 November, 2015
    By WILLIAM McLENNAN

    VICTIMS of the Finchley Road fire have described the “overwhelming and heartwarming” donations made to help them in the aftermath of the blaze.

    The 60-hour blaze: Firefighters were tested by 'complex layout' of converted flats in Finchley Road

    The 60-hour blaze: Firefighters were tested by 'complex layout' of converted fla

    The Finchley Road fire ripped through a language school converted into nine flats

    Published: 29 October, 2015
    By WILLIAM McLENNAN

    ATTEMPTS to control a fire which destroyed a five-storey building and caused days of traffic disruption were hampered by the “complex layout” of the nine flats recently built above the

    MP Tulip Siddiq on the fire on her doorstep: 'It looked like a scene from a disaster movie'

    MP Tulip Siddiq on the fire on her doorstep: 'It looked like a scene from a disa

    Tulip Siddiq meets firefighters at the scene of the Finchley Road fire, close to her Swiss Cottage home

    Published: 29 October, 2015
    By TULIP SIDDIQ MP

    I WOKE up with a start on Monday morning to the booming sound of fire engine sirens and police cars outside my window.