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Tin Pan Alley’s legendary 12 Bar Club is told to ‘get out’

Campaigning: Engelbert Humper­dinck outside the 12 Bar Club in November

Published: 19 December, 2014
by WILLIAM McLENNAN

Son is charged with murder of Mayfair nightclub owner

Published: 19 December, 2014

THE son of a Mayfair nightclub owner has appeared in court charged with his father’s murder. 

Maida Vale motorist’s defence team ‘held a gun to court’s head’ says judge

Above: Geoffrey Lederman and, below, Desreen Brooks with her husband Ben Brooks-Dutton

Published: 19 December, 2014
by ALICE HUTTON

Revealed: whistleblowers’ fears at award-winning primary school where headteacher was suspended

George Eliot Primary School headteacher Beatrix Simpson

Published: 19 December, 2014
by WILLIAM McLENNAN

The Xtra Diary: It’s not a sit-in against the new censorship

Campaigners, such as Mistress Absolute (below), protesting against new anti-porn regulations passed by parliament

Published: 19 December, 2014

Soho sex workers hold candlelit vigil in protest over ‘epidemic of violence’

The protest march through Soho marked International Day To End Violence Against Sex Workers. Below: Niki Adams in Soho 

Published: 19 December, 2014
by CAROLINE MORTIMER

‘Inadequate’: government health watchdog’s damning report on St Mary’s A&E department

St Mary’s

Inspectors from the Care Quality Commission commented on ‘lack of bed capacity’ at St Mary’s and also raised concerns about leadership in the Paddington hospital’s A&E d

Fresh concern over future of Soho Square doctor's surgery

Published: 12 December, 2014
By CAROLINE MORTIMER

PATIENTS in Soho have raised concerns over the future of their GP practice, just months after celebrating successfully preventing its closure.

Retail guru Mary Portas marries in ‘magical’ midnight ceremony at Westminster City Hall

From left, Mary Portas, Alison Cathcart and Melanie Rickey

Published: 12 December, 2014