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The Xtra Diary: Memories, mischief and a mouth organist...

Jane Huxley, left, with Tatiana Von Saxe at the book launch

Published: 3 October, 2014

LETTERS: Our ancestors fought for NHS – we must defend it for future generations

Published: 3 October, 2014

• MY mum and I are each other’s carers. 

We rely on our health care solidly within our NHS.

LETTERS: Bring back a compulsory living wage

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Jenny Jones

Jenny Jones

Published: 3 October, 2014

Judge clears students of police assault and says officers were ‘heavy-handed’ during ‘Cops Off Campus’ protest

Above: Craig Clarke is placed in a headlock by PC David Smythe during the student protest in December last year [Pic: Oscar Webb]. Below: Richard Braude and Mr Clarke outside Highbury Corner Magistrates’ Court this week

Published: 3 October, 2014
by ALICE HUTTON

Labour plans to fund NHS with 'mansion tax' sparks row as Westminster home prices soar

One-bedroom flat, W9 - £409,950

Conservatives claim the tax will hit the "squeezed middle," but Karen Buck MP said this shows how "hopelessly out of touch" the Tories are. Above: A one-bed flat in W9

Published: 26 September, 2014
by WILLIAM McLENNAN

The Xtra Diary: Dylan’s back in town

Patrons Griff Rhys Jones and Owen Teale with Hannah Ellis

Published: 26 September, 2014

The Xtra Diary: Gifts from the Earl of Snowden

Vita

Vita Sackville-West by Snowdon, 1961 © Armstrong Jones

Published: 26 September, 2014

The Xtra Diary: Tory pleasures of fizz and Pickles

Eric Pickles

Local government secretary Eric Pickles

Published: 26 September, 2014

Victory for mews campaigners as inspector rules developer’s plans are ‘unsympathetic’ to historic Bayswater conservation area

Botts Mews

Above: Botts Mews and, below, Yuval Zommer pictured in 2013

Botts Mews

Published: 26 September, 2014
by WILLIAM McLENNAN