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Officers are investigating the death of a man in a house fire in Dollis Hill in the early hours of this morning.

Badges like these have been seized

A car has been seized and three blue badges confiscated in a clampdown on fraud in Queen’s Park.

Josh Hanson was stabbed to death in Eastcote

There is no CCTV footage that could help detectives investigating the murder of a Kingsbury man inside a bar in Eastcote on Sunday morning, the Times can reveal.

Firefighters tackling the blaze (pic credit: Sam Adler Easy lettings Ltd)

A car burst into flames on a busy carriageway near Brent Cross yesterday afternoon.

Andria Greaves (right) reciting a poem outside former Tokyngton Library with Sonja Nerdrum from Cricklewood, Gaynor Lloyd from Barham and Philip Bromberg from Preston listening in.

Campaigners held a vigil for Brent’s lost libraries with a spring in their step to celebrate volunteer campaigns to bring them back into use.

More than 100 students from Brondesbury College marched to Regent' Park to raise funds for ophans in the Balkans

Charitable students at two secondary schools in Brondesbury Park put their best foot forward for a 5km sponsored walk which raised nearly £10,000 for Syrian refugees and orphans in the Balkans.

Yesterday, 17:03
England rugby champion Martin Offiah with year eight pupils at Alperton Community School

A rugby league legend dropped in on pupils from a secondary school in Alperton.

Yesterday, 15:49
Tobias Terpilowski-Gill (Pic credit: Facebook)

A photographer plunged to his death from a balcony in Kilburn while in police handcuffs after he was denied access to urgent mental health treatment, an inquest heard today.

Yesterday, 15:14
Mario Madeo has been jailed

A teenager who carried out two armed robberies on fast food outlets in Willesden and Cricklewood on the same night has been jailed for seven years.


Friday, October 9, 2015

QPR fans are certainly getting their money’s worth this season as they have the best attack and joint-worst defence in the league – but is entertainment really enough?

Friday, October 9, 2015
Jay Emmanuel-Thomas celebrates scoring QPR's fourth goal against Bolton

Jay Emmanuel-Thomas admits he did not expect to have to wait until October to make his first league start for QPR.

Thursday, October 8, 2015
James DeGale (L) and Lucian Bute (R) go head-to-head during the press conference ahead of the fight (Photo by Jordan Mansfield/Getty Images)

IBF World Champion James DeGale insists his journey is just beginning as he prepares for his first defence of his new belt against Lucian Bute next month in Canada.

Thursday, October 8, 2015
Dale Binns celebrates Wealdstone's 2-1 win over Dartford. Pic: Steve Foster/Wealdstone FC

Wealdstone veteran Dale Binns says he is overdue his moment of magic in the FA Cup, and believes he will never have a better chance than this weekend.

Thursday, October 8, 2015
Rangers supporters and members of the QPR Tiger Cubs on the pitch at Loftus Road on Saturday. Pic: Back Page Images

Saturday’s 4-3 victory over Bolton Wanderers marked a special occasion for the QPR Tiger Cubs, a football team for children and young people with Down’s Syndrome.

Wednesday, October 7, 2015
James DeGale shows off the IBF super middleweight belt that he won after defeating Andre Dirrell

James DeGale has no intention of giving up his world title after his showdown with former champion Lucian Bute was announced – and the former Dale Youth ABC star insists he has no problem with defending his crown for the first time on foreign soil.

Wednesday, October 7, 2015
Brent Under-13s goalkeeper Ephraim Lisk

Brent Schools Under-14s’ lengthy unbeaten league record was brought to an end as they went down 3-1 at Barnet in their opening match of the campaign.

Wednesday, October 7, 2015
Hendon manager Gary McCann. Pic: Steffan Bowen

Hendon manager Gary McCann says his side need to improve their “powers of recovery” when they are trailing after they suffered a second successive league defeat on Saturday.

Wednesday, October 7, 2015
QPR's Jamie Mackie

QPR attacker Jamie Mackie refuses to be too downbeat after his latest injury setback, insisting it is a walk in the park compared to what his team-mate Alejandro Faurlin has had to endure in the past.


Yesterday, 13:00

Kerstin Rodgers, aka. the blogger Ms Marmite Lover, says a squash and a squeeze can get the most out of these versatile veg.

Yasmine Smart is the female Ringmaster hosting the Big Dutch Circus in Kingsbury  Pic credit: Adam Thomas

Roll up roll up, the Big Dutch Circus has arrived in Kingsbury.

The Merchant of Venice is transposed to the South Asian community of north west London in a black comedy of forbidden love that examines Islamaphobia, hears Bridget Galton.

The Netherlands National Circus is coming to Brent for six days and nights

Fifteen family tickets are to be won for an international circus stopping in Kingsbury next week.

Comedienne Shazia Mirza. Picture: Nigel Sutton

The Muslim comic tells Bridget Galton about her new show, The Kardashians Made Me Do It, and how it’s already been censored by the Tricycle Theatre.

Zippos Circus is coming to Brent

Zippos Circus is coming to Brent tomorrow and it promises to be bigger and better than ever.

Mezzorama is in Walm Lane

MezzoRoma may have an Italian sounding name but their cuisine promises to take you to countries stretched across the globe.

The restaurant has an informal feel about it

I need to be honest - the thought of dining at a ‘grill restaurant’ conjured up visions of my parents taking me to a Bernie Inn as a child in the 1980s.

A Brimful of Asha

A new show at the Tricycle theatre, A Brimful of Asha, sees Ravi Jain and his mother, Asha, argue about her ill-fated attempts to find him a bride, he tells Alex Bellotti.

Freddie Foreman

A plot was hatched to murder the notorious Kray gangsters who ruled London’s underworld from their East End “evil empire of crime” in the 1960s, it has emerged.

RJ Cyler as

This tale of disaffected teenagers is a bold, assured clash of influences, but hits the right mix of comedy and tragedy, says Michael Joyce.

Film review: American Ultra

Friday, September 4, 2015
American Ultra. Picture: Alan Markfield

It’s a smart idea basing a film against a counter-culture sleeper assassin, but American Ultra is too implausible to pull it off, says Michael Joyce.

Film review: No Escape

Friday, September 4, 2015
No Escape

Owen Wilson stars in a gloriously tense thriller, but it loses all momentum midway through, writes Michael Joyce.

You can enjoy Spaghetti Bolognese for 60p on September 6

Opting for authentic and traditional Italian décor, there’s a marvellous feel about Spaghetti House. The amicable staff cater to your every need and generate a welcoming atmosphere. After settling down and ordering our drinks, we were immediately offered water for the table and a small bowl of delicious spiced beans.

Theatre review: Hamlet at the Barbican

Wednesday, August 26, 2015
Benedict Cumberbatch (Hamlet) in Hamlet at the Barbican. Picture: Johan Persson

Benedict Cumberbatch shines as the tortured prince and while too dark at times, Hamlet is worthy of the hype, says Bridget Galton

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