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Appeal to trace missing King's Cross man

Pictures of Richard James MacKenzie released as part of the operation to find him Credit: Metropolitan Police

A 29-year-old man has been reported missing King's Cross.

Police in Camden are trying to find Richard James MacKenzie, who was last seen at his home address in King's Cross at approximately 10pm on Wednesday, 15th October. He has not been seen since.

He is described as white, with short, dark brown hair and wears glasses. He is approximately 5ft 4ins tall and slim.

He was last seen wearing black jeans, white trainers, a top but no jacket or coat.

Police said Richard had not been reported missing before and they are concerned for his welfare, as his disappearance is out of character.


Man appears stuck upside down with head in bucket

If you've been anywhere near King's Cross lately, you've probably been left baffled by the sight of a man, appearing to be stuck upside down, with his head in a bucket.

Have you spotted him? Do you know who he is? Do you know how he does it? Let us know by going to our Facebook Page, or Tweet us.

90 minute delays on some services from King's Cross

Some services out of Kings Cross are being delayed by up to 90 minutes after a person was hit by a train. The affected routes are:

  • East Coast: between London Kings Cross and Edinburgh
  • First Capital Connect: between London Kings Cross and Peterborough
  • First Hull Trains: between London Kings Cross and Hull
  • Grand Central: between London Kings Cross and Bradford/Sunderland

East Coast passengers may use their tickets on the following operators:

  • Virgin Trains between London Euston and Glasgow/Edinburgh
  • CrossCountry, Grand Central, First Hull Trains and First Capital Connect services via any reasonable route
  • East Midlands Trains between London St Pancras and Leeds via Sheffield


Celebration is chance to 'experience' history of King's Cross

The organisers of this weekend's King's Cross celebrations say that it will allow visitors to experience the history of the station and the area.

King's Cross Journeys is a fun way of bringing history to life and I hope it will enable visitors to have a great time while they experience a little bit of the fascinating past of the places where we live, work and play.

The heritage of King's Cross is captivating and we have worked hard to put it at the centre of the transformation of the area, something that I hope this event will help people to realise.

– Anna Strongman, King's Cross

King's Cross today shows what is possible when you blend the best of the old with the very best of the new.

The major programme to upgrade and restore the station is near complete and taking a moment to look back at the spirit of the age that created it seems a great way to celebrate and to show off the achievements being made by our business partners in the area to bring this once neglected area of the City back to life with a vengeance.

– Tom Caine, manager of King's Cross station

Two day celebrations to mark completion of King's Cross work

Work on the redevelopment was completed this month. Credit: Sean Dempsey/PA Wire

The Victorian era will return to King's Cross Station today as a weekend of celebrations begin to mark the completion of the redevelopment of the Grade 1 listed station, which originally opened in 1852.

It's hoped more than 8,000 will visit the two day event which organisers say will offer the sights, sounds and tastes of a bygone era.

The free event, will take place in and around Granary Square, close to the Victorian buildings that sit at the heart of the transformation work at the station.

The five year redevelopment of King's Cross has seen the construction of new offices, homes, shops and restaurants.

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