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Charlotte Ikonen


Location icon United Kingdom

Completed an NCTJ Diploma at Brighton Journalist Works, and started work at The Argus covering maternity leave as a Trainee Reporter.
Moved to the Watford Observer and passed my NQJ senior exams.
Shortly after promoted to Chief Reporter for the Watford Observer and St Albans & Harpenden Review.
In June 2016 I took on the role of News Editor for the Watford Observer, St Albans & Harpenden Review, Harrow Times, Borehamwood Times and Times Series.
In 2017 I started working freelance for MailOnline, Evening Standard and Daily Star Online.

Greece travel review: You can't beat Crete

With sweeping sandy beaches, secluded coves and rocky cliffs, the island is certainly scenic. And the farm-to-table philosophy of its restaurants and tavernas isn't just a foodie fad, it's a way of life. Choosing to spend your summers there is the easy bit. But with so many beautiful coastal resorts, selecting a hotel is harder.

The Argus
Yes, I'd love to play James Bond, says Chris Eubank Sr

CHRIS Eubank Sr has said he would "absolutely love" to play the next James Bond. The admission comes after hundreds of sports fans rushed to back a campaign to get the former WBO middleweight champion to play the most famous character in British cinema.

Evening Standard
Zac Goldsmith: voters have 'moved on' from Brexit

Zac Goldsmith said voters have "moved on" from Brexit as he vowed to recapture the Richmond Park seat lost to the Liberal Democrats in a "disastrous" by-election. Mr Goldsmith, who became a father again on Tuesday, was ousted as MP in December after resigning from the Conservatives in protest at the Government's backing for a third runway at Heathrow.

Evening Standard
Tycoon blocks Mayfair neighbour's super-basement plan

A tycoon has vowed to "never stop" fighting to protect his home after winning a High Court block on his neighbour's plans for a super-basement in the heart of Mayfair. Stelio Stefanou OBE, 63, objected to plans for a three-storey excavation to include a kitchen, cinema, gym, and two-storey swimming pool beneath a listed building in Charles Street.

Mail Online
Francisco Franco's body to be exhumed

Opposition parties vote to remove remains in move likely to be resisted Franco is buried at memorial to the 500,000 victims of the Spanish Civil War He is the only person buried at the site who did not die in the civil war It has long been a site of pilgrimage for far-right groups in Spain Spain's opposition parties have voted to move the remains of fascist dictator Francisco Franco out of a state-funded mausoleum, in a move that the government is likely to resist.
Baby P killer faces 2 MORE YEARS inside after losing parole bid

Getty/PA Vile Steven Barker was locked up over the death of 17-month-old Peter Connelly in north London. The tragic tot died after suffering more than 50 injuries over an eight-month period in a case that shocked the country. Tomorrow marks the 10th anniversary of Baby P's death.

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