How to create a multi-generational home

Over a quarter of working adults (18-34 yr olds) are still living at home due to unaffordable rising house prices. Michael Holmes, spokesperson for The London Homebuilding & Renovating and Home Improvement Show (26-28 September, Kensington Olympia, London) offers property advice for people who find themselves in that position:  What...

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Genetics could change cancer treatment forever

A project into DNA run by Genomics England that could make chemotherapy ‘a thing of the past’ is under way in England as the first genetic codes of people with cancer or rare diseases (out of a target of 100,000) has been sequenced. Since the 30th of May, when the...

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The secrets of London’s lost underground rivers

Most of London’s waterways, its rivers and canals, are famous and well visited. But little is known of London’s lost rivers that still secretly course through London under our feet. The Fleet, Tyburn and Westbourne flow from Hampstead’s ponds and streams across the capital, occasionally rising to glimpse the sky...

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RBKC Mayor hosts event tackling depression and mental health

Residents who’d like to hear how the written word can help in the battle to beat the black dog of depression are invited to support a special mayoral fundraiser at Kensington Town Hall on Thursday 9 October. Along with a chance to find out more about depression and other mental...

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Man jailed for raid on high-end Chelsea bag shop

A 31-year old man has been jailed for 42 months for his part in a raid on an independent high-class Chelsea bag shop in May. Christopher Gibbs, of no fixed address, was part of a masked gang who raided Designer Exchange, in Egerton Terrace on 24 May 2014. Twenty-four handbags,...

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Royal Marsden Hospital fraudsters are sentenced

Stacey Tipler, 32, has been jailed for four years for her integral part in defrauding £640,000 from the world-renowned Royal Marsden in Kensington and Chelsea. Tipler was convicted at Southwark Crown Court of using her role in the Royal Marsden accounts department to access and alter computerised payment systems meant...

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Royal Marsden Hospital fraudsters are sentenced

Stacey Tipler, 32, has been jailed for four years for her integral part in defrauding £640,000 from the world-renowned Royal Marsden in Kensington and Chelsea. Tipler was convicted at Southwark Crown Court of using her role in the Royal Marsden accounts department to access and alter computerised payment systems meant...

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Top Five Fringe Festival Recommendations

As the Edinburgh Festival enters its last week the sun is making its first appearance and crowds of curious punters are gathering. But after you’ve indulged in a pizza slice and a pint how should you decide between the thousands of shows on offer? The Pleasance Courtyard is a great...

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Fears for Chelsea Care Home Future after Legionnaires’ Bug Discovery

Vulnerable residents of Chelsea’s only local authority nursing home are being forced to move out following the detection of Legionella in the water system; sparking fears that another precious Borough amenity will be axed. Thamesbrook, a care home in Dovehouse Street, is in a premium property location. Relatives have expressed...

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New York

New York

As New Yorkers turn to summer play in the Hamptons, the mood in the markets is decidedly less relaxed. Souring the outlook are debt crises across Europe, from Greece to Ireland, as well as a U.S. unemployment rate stuck at  9%. Meanwhile, the Obama administration is fighting with Congress over...

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