What began as a frantic search for a woman reported to be screaming on Hampstead Heath turned out to be nothing more than a couple getting intimate.
The Met Police helicopter was called to north London last night, after reports of a possible attack.
I99 has just briefly assisted @mpscamden search for a female heard screaming on Hamstead Heath. Courting couple located, safe and well!...
But after a ground and air search police say the only thing they found was a 'courting couple' who were safe and well.
@jamesvertigan That's true, we do see many foxes at night but always treat such calls as genuine until proven otherwise :)
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A Guardian investigation has uncovered that a third of the mansions on one of London's most expensive roads are standing empty, including several huge houses that have fallen into ruin after standing vacant for a quarter of a century.
The newspaper's investigation found that there are an estimated £350m worth of vacant properties in London's so-called London's "Billionaires Row", The Bishop's Avenue in Hampstead, North London.
The empty buildings include a row of 10 mansions worth £73m which have remained vacant unused they were bought in the 1990s reportedly on behalf of members of the Saudi royal family.
10 properties were put up for sale one of London's most exclusive, and expensive, streets by members of the Saudi Arabian royal family. The Evening Standard reports the huge homes in The Bishops Avenue in Hampstead were sold by an investment company for £80 million. Some have never been lived in.
Past residents on the street are though tot have included Bernie Ecclestone, Ringo Starr and Joan Collins.
An official report warned today that up to 1400 people in Hampstead could be at risk of being killed by flooding.
A inspector says the 300-year-old dams in place to protect Hamstead Heath's ponds from overflowing won't be enough to stop extreme floods.
The proposed plans are to build on the existing dam which Heath and Hampstead Society Chairman Tony Hillier says will produce an unacceptable impact on the visual and environmental state of the heath.
An official report warned today that up to 1,400 people in Hampstead could be at risk of being killed by flooding. A inspector says the 300 year old dams in place to protect Hampstead Heath's ponds from overflowing won't be enough to stop extreme floods.