The Independent London Newspaper
30th March 2017

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    Research centre hailed as ‘cathedral of science’

    First view of £520m project but concerns about safety remain

    ITS architect has called it a “cathedral of science”, and a Nobel laureate believes it will “safeguard the health of generations to come”.

    ‘As long as I can walk you’ll find me on the Heath. It’s my kind of heaven’

    Martin Humphery recalls four decades struggling to protect Hampstead’s crowning glory

    HAMPSTEAD’S greatest defender Martin Humphery recently celebrated his 80th birthday on safari in Africa.

    Plans for Highgate mansion rejected

    Witanhurst House

    Future of Witanhurst House unclear as Town Hall dismisses owners’ planning application

    THE future of the second biggest private home in London was thrown in to doubt on Thursday night when the Town Hall’s planning committee dismissed an application for a massive building project at High

    Dynamite helps youth scheme’s explosive start

    From left, Charles Browne, Andy Abraham, Leo Childs and Ms Dynamite

    POP star Ms Dynamite has played gigs in some of the biggest and best-known venues around the world, but on Saturday she was back in her old neighbourhood and singing on a slightly smaller stage – the

    Kathleen, 96, discovers she’s a Wiz at dramatics

    96-year-old Kathleen Falciola as Toto at Dick Collins Hall

    It seemed like fun so I joined in, says great-gran

    THEY say life begins at... 90? Or so it seems for 96-year-old Kathleen Falciola, who bounded around the stage as Dorothy’s faithful dog Toto in The Wizard of Oz on Friday.

    Protests at far-right Euro party’s meeting in pub

    Scene outside the pub

    A LANDLORD has defended his decision to allow members of a far-right group to meet in his Kentish Town pub.

    Now crisis-ridden charity puts in for a drinks licence

    Novas granted right to sell alcohol, but says it’s for somebody else

    A CHARITY controversially won its bid for an alcohol licence at a new Camden Town restaurant even though it plans to sell off the property.

    In need of a lift – Disabled woman suffers two falls on stairs

    Dawn Moir, third from right, with fellow Fortress Road residents

    A DISABLED woman who has twice fallen down the stairs of her Kentish Town block has branded her housing association landlord “incompetent” for failing to fix a broken lift.

    Drugs centre ‘shambles’ sparks anger at meeting

    Calls for transparency over location of treatment base for addicts

    COUNCIL and NHS bosses were on the receiving end of a rollicking at a public meeting after they admitted making mistakes over plans to open a new needle exchange and clinic for drug users.

    Feline the pressure – Animal centres facing cats crisis

    Ocean Querelle with his new cats Vinny and Mr Winterbottom

    ANIMAL rescue homes have warned they are in the middle of a “cat crisis” after a surge in the numbers being abandoned.

    Star turns for young stagers

    Lauran Leslie, Lily-Morgan Clarke, Livia Marsoni and Francesca Peruso

    IT’S beginning to look a lot like Christmas, everywhere New Journal photographers and reporters go.

    Trees decorated in ‘primary’ colours – Schoolchildren bring festive cheer to Waterlow Park

    Year 4 pupils from Christ Church

    MAGICAL mobiles, woven baskets and rainbow-coloured lanterns were among the festive decorations suspended from trees in Waterlow Park by schoolchildren last week.

    Heart defect killed healthy student

    Tom Reid on the last day of his life, photographed by his parents

    Family calls for screening to detect little-known condition that claims 12 young lives a week

    DEVASTATED parents who lost their son to a sudden heart defect just hours after they left him to settle into university life have called for greater awareness of the killer condition.

    Towering ambition lets people down

    Could this be replaced by a block up to 26 storeys high?

    Why would the council want to spend millions kitting out new swanky new offices, asks Jonathan Simpson

    In a busy area like King’s Cross most people seem more intent on getting to their destination rather than appreciating local buildings and heritage.