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PCSO Josephine Browne arriving at Southwark Crown Court. Picture: Jamie Lorriman/Central News

Female PCSO from Camden on trial for ‘spanking male colleague’s bottom’

A female PCSO has gone on trial for allegedly sexually assaulting a young male colleague by spanking his bottom.

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Maajid Nawaz takes on the ice bucket challenge. Picture: Nigel Sutton.

Lib Dem Maajid Nawaz takes on ice bucket challenge after Ham&High nomination

Hampstead and Kilburn parliamentary candidate Maajid Nawaz has put his pride to one side for charity and braved the ice bucket challenge after a nomination from the Ham&High.

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The family of missing 14-year-old Alice Gross from Ealing are appealing for information to find her

Officers probe missing 14-year-old Alice Gross’s time at Camden’s Roundhouse

Officers searching for a missing 14-year-old girl are seeking to speak to anyone who took part in a song-writing course with her at one of Camden’s top music venues.

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Adam Woodall (left) and his brother Kirk with two of the McDonald's artworks, pictured at a framing workshop.

Paintings produced for McDonald’s in Hampstead compared to priceless Mark Rothkos in Tate Modern

For two decades they adorned the walls of Hampstead’s most notorious fast food joint, serving as little more than a pleasant backdrop to the consumption of burgers and fries.

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Five members of Panenka at rehearsals, from left to right: Josh Jordan, Hannah Bowers, Theo Barry-Born, Gabe Broadhurst and Jamie Keats. Picture: Nigel Sutton.

Swiss Cottage festival organisers call on local bands and musicians to get involved

Organisers of a major street festival in Swiss Cottage are appealing to local musicians to get involved and have the chance to play in front of up to 20,000 people.

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Sandro (Photo by Mike Hewitt/Getty Images)

QPR complete big money signing of Spurs midfielder

QPR have announced signing of midfielder Sandro from Tottenham on three-year deal for undisclosed fee believed to be in the region of £10million.

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Sandro (Photo by Mike Hewitt/Getty Images)

QPR complete big money signing of Spurs midfielder

QPR have announced signing of midfielder Sandro from Tottenham on three-year deal for undisclosed fee believed to be in the region of £10million.

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Entertainment See all

Queen Anne studio of John Closterman oil on canvas, (circa 1702). Picture courtesy of the National Portrait Gallery London

Forgotten story of ‘cursed’ queen who lost 17 children brought to life by John-Paul Flintoff

As royal tragedies go, the story of Queen Anne is one of the greatest never told. The daughter of the deposed and exiled James II, she eventually succeeded her cousin William III to rule for 12 years at the start of the 18th century.

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Education See all

Malcolm Wilson is one of many parents and family member who oppose the plans

Families brand Camden sixth form’s strict new A-level criteria as ‘madness’

Camden’s biggest sixth-form is facing a backlash over moves to bring in stricter A-level entry requirements after concerned families described the plans as “madness”.

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War correspondent Oggy Boytchev was the producer for BBC World Affairs editor John Simpson

MY BELSIZE PARK: War correspondent producer Oggy Boytchev says Belsize keeps him calm

Oggy Boytchev, 59, has enjoyed a long career as a producer working with BBC war correspondent John Simpson. He is now a freelance journalist and TV producer.

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Obituaries See all

Human rights campaigner Helen Bamber who has died aged 89. Picture: Nigel Sutton

Obituary: Emma Thompson and Colin Firth lead tributes to pioneering human rights activist Helen Bamber

A trailblazing human rights campaigner who has died aged 89 has been remembered as a “beacon of hope for humanity” by family, celebrity figures, charities and Jewish organisations.

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