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Yesterday, 18:12

A man who threatened to burn down a bus packed with Jewish women and children has been jailed for five months for his anti-Semitic tirade.

Yesterday, 16:45
Will Jenkins, of Highgate School, was a finalist in the 11-14 category at the 50th Wildlife Photograher of the Year Awards

When an 11-year-old Highgate schoolboy leapt out of a swimming pool to capture a striking dragon-like iguana on camera, he had no clue the snap would class him among the best young photographers in the world.

Yesterday, 18:10
Eastenders star Rudolph Walker supports the campaign.

A health campaign to highlight the greater risks of middle-aged black men developing prostate cancer has been launched specifically targeting Haringey, one of six boroughs where the cancer rates are above the national average.

Yesterday, 18:08
Kevin Fenton

The national director of health and wellbeing for Public Health England on the facts behind prostate cancer - which kills nearly one in 10 black men.

Yesterday, 15:21
Members of The Highgate Bowl Action Group which includes members of The Highgate Society, Highgate Neighbourhood Forum, Highgate Village Business Association, Conservation Area Advisory Committee and the Harington Scheme, are hailing a victory in their fight to save the Bowl from development. Picture: Polly Hancock

Campaigners are hailing a victory in a 50-year fight to save a leafy stretch of land known as Highgate Bowl from development after a planning inspector threw out plans to build luxury homes.

Yesterday, 15:00
Santa joined traders and fairies from the Alexandra Wylie Tower Foundation to appeal for help with the costs of Highgate's Christmas lights. Picture: Polly Hancock

A fundraising appeal to light up Highgate in time for Christmas has been launched by organisers of the village’s annual yuletide festival.

Yesterday, 13:48
Hit and runs have risen across the capital.

Almost one pedestrian a week was injured in a hit and run in Haringey last year, new figures reveal.

Sport

Eric Dier admits it has been a steep learning curve in the Premier League and that he has made mistakes – but the 20-year-old is thrilled to have been so heavily involved for Tottenham since his arrival.

Jan Vertonghen (right) in action against Brighton at White Hart Lane last night

Lifting the Capital One Cup could be the key to unlocking Tottenham’s potential, giving them a winning mentality and providing the spark that takes the club on to bigger things, according to Jan Vertonghen.

Thu, 10:13
Angus Pedersen. Pic: Sam Farr/Matchtight

Angus Pedersen won a hat-trick of titles at the Finnish International Junior Championships.

Thu, 09:00
Haringey Borough manager Tom Loizou. Pic: Tony Gay

Haringey Borough boss Tom Loizou has strengthened his squad with the signings of defenders Cornel Cornea and Dan Gudgan.

Thu, 08:30
The jubilant Highgate Harriers squad

Highgate Harriers swept the board with a devastating display at the North of Thames cross-country championships in Kingsbury on Saturday.

Erik Lamela celebrates after putting Tottenham ahead at White Hart Lane

Erik Lamela came off the bench at half-time and got the crucial breakthrough nine minutes later as Tottenham earned a 2-0 home win over Brighton and advanced to the quarter-finals of the Capital One Cup.

Wed, 12:00
Mauricio Pochettino. Pic: Anthony Devlin/PA Wire

Tottenham blogger Henry Tribe believes Spurs fans should be patient with Mauricio Pochettino, despite the disappointing start to the Premier League campaign.

Entertainment

Thu, 06:10

Disgraced MP Chris Huhne, a female-to-male transsexual, a white Muslim convert and reality TV star Rylan Clark are among the subjects of a new set of portraits by Grayson Perry exploring the nature of identity.

Thursday, October 23, 2014
children's bookshop column

With half-term upon us, parents and grandparents are busy planning family days out. This October, many of them are choosing to take their children to the Turner exhibition at Tate Britain or to Constable at the V&A. Several are also using the opportunity to introduce children to the works of these and other great artists ahead of their visits through a selection of appealing art books.

Thursday, October 23, 2014
Our Town at The Almeida
Laura Elsworthy, David Cromer and David Walmsley

The heartfelt message of Thornton Wilder’s iconic 1938 play is delivered with stunning directness in David Cromer’s unaffected revival.

Thursday, October 23, 2014
The House That Will Not Stand at The Tricycle Theatre by Marcus Gardley

Director: Indhu Rubasingham
Designer: Tom Piper
Lighting Designer: Paul Anderson
Sound Designer: Carolyn Downing
Composer: Paul Englishby

Cast:
Ronke Adekoluejo
Ayesha Antoine
Michele Austin
Martina Laird
Tanya Moodie
Clare Perkins
Danusia Samal
Paul Shelley

In Marcus Gardley’s 1830s New Orleans-set play, the ghost of a murdered European colonist threatens to bring down his property and his bereaved mixed race mistress and daughters. But there are few cracks evident in the buoyant UK premiere of this lyrical, witty and wildly unpredictable play.

Thursday, October 16, 2014
national youth theatre performs Selfie

The National Youth Theatre’s modern take on The Picture of Dorian Grey, is confident and energetic. Loud and clear, it proclaims that, in spite of different times, different mores, technical advances, the human race has learned nothing since Oscar Wilde wrote the original story. We are vain, greedy, self-deluding, superficial, cruel and stupid – and the cause of our own downfall.

Thursday, October 16, 2014
Shane Noone as Eddie and Omar Ibrahim as Ashfaq in Warde Street at Park Theatre

You would think the 2005 London bombings and their turbulent aftermath offer more than enough drama for an 80-minute play, but actor-turned-writer Damien Tracey adds to the mix political intrigue, romantic scandal, and not one but two ethnically charged revenge killings. Needless to say, most elements of this sensationalist new work are left fatally underdeveloped.

Wednesday, October 15, 2014
Professor Green - Growing Up In Public

Green shows what he can do when he puts his mind to his rhymes in this mixed bag of a return.

Competitions

Wed, 17:16

It’s a fact of life that you can never have enough shoes. The opportunity to increase the size of your collection is especially tantalising when a free pair is on the cards.

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