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Yesterday, 15:57
The case will be heard at the Court of Appeal

A man convicted of murdering a reclusive author in his Hampstead home will have his case heard at the Court of Appeal because of alleged police failings.

Protest against Cycle Superhighway Regent's Park in March. Photo by Adam Tiernan Thomas

Campaigners against the proposed Cycle Superhighway 11 in Camden have welcomed a move by neighbouring Wesminster Council to oppose the scheme.

Rabbi Laura Janner-Klausner from the Movement for Reform Judaism has said she doesn't think MP Naz Shah is anti-Semtiic

Rabbi Laura Janner Klausner welcomed Naz Shah into her home last week for an interfaith feast for Passover - and this morning said that she would like to take the suspended Labour MP to Israel.

Marriott Swiss Cottage

The Marriott Hotel in Swiss Cottage has issued an apology after a member of staff told mums attending a Water Babies class that they could not breastfeed by the pool.

Bianca Zeff with her son, Gabriel.

A group of furious Hampstead mums are threatening to stage a protest after they were told they could not breastfeed at a ‘mums and babies’ swimming class in Swiss Cottage.

Junior Doctors outside The Whittington Hospital

Hundreds of appointments have been cancelled at the Royal Free and Whittington hospitals after junior doctors withdrew all care as the contract dispute continues.

Teachers at Hornsey School for Girls are campaigning against 'bullying' by management.  Photo: Chris Wood

Teachers at Hornsey School for Girls are striking today amid claims staff have faced public humiliation, including being ridiculed and belittled in meetings.

Desmond Gentle in Chernobyl

Desmond Gentle from Camden Piano Rescue repaired the last remaining piano in Chernobyl

The serial splasher remains at large

A driver who is thought to get his kicks by deliberately drenching passers-by is at large in Camden.

Junior Doctors strike outside the Royal Free Hospital 06.04.16.

The Royal Free and Whittington hospitals are preparing for the first ever full walk-out of junior doctors as the dispute over contract changes remains unresolved.

Camden has become one of just a handful of UK councils to support the campaign to stay in Europe

Camden may have been found to be the fifth most “Europhile” borough in the UK in a recent survey, but after a vote at Monday’s council meeting, it was revealed there are two Eurosceptics on the Labour side – and four Tories who would prefer not to say.

A police officer leapt into the Grand Union Canal in Camden Town to rescue an unconscious man yesterday evening

A Camden police officer has been praised for his courage after leaping into the canal to rescue an unconscious man after he apparently suffered a seizure.

Shaquan Sammy-Plummer was stabbed to death after being turned away from a party

A man who stabbed an Islington teenager to death after refusing to let him attend a party at his house has been found guilty of murder.

Isa Alaadi

A Bahraini man living in Camden who was cleared of any wrongdoing for his part in an arms fair protest has told of the torture he suffered as a teenager and the crushing of democracy in his homeland – which he said compelled him to try and halt illegal arms dealing.

A Newham man has been arrested and charged with burglaries at a shop in Cundy Road

The victim, who is in her mid-teens, was attacked near the playground and exercise equipment in Ducketts Common Park.

Crime & Court

Yesterday, 15:57
The case will be heard at the Court of Appeal

A man convicted of murdering a reclusive author in his Hampstead home will have his case heard at the Court of Appeal because of alleged police failings.

Tue, 11:28
The serial splasher remains at large

A driver who is thought to get his kicks by deliberately drenching passers-by is at large in Camden.

Mon, 14:46
Shaquan Sammy-Plummer was stabbed to death after being turned away from a party

A man who stabbed an Islington teenager to death after refusing to let him attend a party at his house has been found guilty of murder.

Health

Yesterday, 14:06
Marriott Swiss Cottage

The Marriott Hotel in Swiss Cottage has issued an apology after a member of staff told mums attending a Water Babies class that they could not breastfeed by the pool.

Yesterday, 07:00
Bianca Zeff with her son, Gabriel.

A group of furious Hampstead mums are threatening to stage a protest after they were told they could not breastfeed at a ‘mums and babies’ swimming class in Swiss Cottage.

Tue, 17:55
Junior Doctors outside The Whittington Hospital

Hundreds of appointments have been cancelled at the Royal Free and Whittington hospitals after junior doctors withdrew all care as the contract dispute continues.

Environment

Yesterday, 15:08
Protest against Cycle Superhighway Regent's Park in March. Photo by Adam Tiernan Thomas

Campaigners against the proposed Cycle Superhighway 11 in Camden have welcomed a move by neighbouring Wesminster Council to oppose the scheme.

Tue, 13:57
Desmond Gentle in Chernobyl

Desmond Gentle from Camden Piano Rescue repaired the last remaining piano in Chernobyl

Tuesday, April 19, 2016
Hornsey School for Girls in Inderwick Road

Teachers at a Hornsey school are planning a walkout following complaints of “bullying behaviour, oppressive management and entirely unreasonable workload expectations”.

Politics

Yesterday, 14:43
Rabbi Laura Janner-Klausner from the Movement for Reform Judaism has said she doesn't think MP Naz Shah is anti-Semtiic

Rabbi Laura Janner Klausner welcomed Naz Shah into her home last week for an interfaith feast for Passover - and this morning said that she would like to take the suspended Labour MP to Israel.

Mon, 19:42
Camden has become one of just a handful of UK councils to support the campaign to stay in Europe

Camden may have been found to be the fifth most “Europhile” borough in the UK in a recent survey, but after a vote at Monday’s council meeting, it was revealed there are two Eurosceptics on the Labour side – and four Tories who would prefer not to say.

Friday, April 22, 2016
Jessica Learmond Criqui gives a deputation at a full council meeting on 18.04.16.

A solicitor and well-known campaigner from Hampstead has told the council it is in breach of its own guidelines on air quality and that it should not approve any more planning applications that will lead to an increased level of “dangerous” toxins.

Education

Tue, 14:35
Teachers at Hornsey School for Girls are campaigning against 'bullying' by management.  Photo: Chris Wood

Teachers at Hornsey School for Girls are striking today amid claims staff have faced public humiliation, including being ridiculed and belittled in meetings.

Tuesday, April 19, 2016
A majority of pupils will go to their first choice school, Camden and Haringey Councils said

Parents have learned which primary school their parents will be going to.

Thursday, April 14, 2016
An artist's impression of the proposed Abacus Belsize Primary School in the former Hampstead Police Station

Controversial plans to turn Hampstead’s former police station into a free school have been lodged.

Heritage

Monday, April 18, 2016
The former workshop being demolished at Lauderdale House

Huge changes are afoot at Highgate’s historic Lauderdale House – but there is a still much more to do.

Friday, March 4, 2016
The future of Muswell Hill Library's home since 1931 is in question. Picture: Tony Gay

Muswell Hill Library could be moved out of its listed building on Queens Avenue, according to a new Haringey Council feasibility report.

Wednesday, February 24, 2016
TFL demonstrates new anti suicide measures for Archway Bridge. Picture: Nigel Sutton

A mock-up of anti-suicide measures due to be installed at a historic bridge was scrutinised by heritage campaigners last week.

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