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An 18-year-old man has been arrested on suspicion of two counts of murder following two fatal stabbings in Kentish Town.

The chief executive of a secular pressure group has backed under-fire inner north London senior coroner Mary Hassell, saying “religion shouldn’t be a trump card.”

There will be no police dogs patrolling Hampstead Heath following a cost-cutting exercise, the Ham&High can reveal.

The victims of Tuesday night’s stabbings have been named as 17-year-old Abdikarim Hassan, and 20-year-old Sadiq Adan Mohamed.

The chairman of a community group charged with shining a spotlight on policing has attacked the merger of borough forces.

Police have launched separate murder investigations after two young men were fatally stabbed in Kentish Town last night.

A father who allegedly shook his six-week-old son to death claimed the boy died after falling out of his baby bouncer, a court has heard.

Raiders threatened staff at gunpoint at a branch of the Co-op supermarket in Swiss Cottage before making off with cash.

Tributes were being paid this morning to Kentish Town teenager Lewis Blackman stabbed to death in Kensington.

A murder investigation has been launched after a 19-year-old, believed to be from Camden, was found with fatal stab wounds in a Kensington street in the early hours on Sunday.

Three schoolboys were robbed by two men with a knife in Swiss Cottage on Tuesday in the latest in a spate of muggings of young victims.

A man found guilty of murdering a promising graduate has been jailed for life whilst his East Finchley accomplice was sentenced to eight years.

A Kilburn man and woman are to appear at the Old Bailey tomorrow charged with the murder of Hannah Leonard who was found stabbed to death at a flat in a Camden tower block.

Police are appealing for witnesses after a 90-year-old man was attacked and robbed in St. John’s Wood.

The MP for Hornsey and Wood Green has attacked a shake up of policing after it was revealed Haringey and Enfield forces will merge.

Two people have been arrested after a woman was stabbed to death in a flat on the Chalcots Estate, in Belsize Park.

Police are trying to trace a mother who has taken her two children from council-run care.

A suspected burglar linked to moped crime has been arrested in Camden after a raid where stolen goods were found.

A pensioner has spent six weeks in hospital after being punched in the face by a violent thug outside McDonalds in Archway on New Year’s Eve.

A British Transport Police (BTP) officer has been sacked for gross misconduct after he punched a handcuffed man at South Hampstead railway station who had been detained under the mental health act.

A teenage gang threatened to stab a man before robbing him of his bag, wallet and mobile phone in a crime spree that continues to plague Highgate’s streets.

The Head of Camden and Islington Police’s gangs team has said he believes knife crime in the area has peaked, during a public meeting on knife crime on Tuesday.

Pupils are being warned of the dangers of being mugged at home time as they continue to be targeted by teenage gangs.

An image has been released of a van detectives want to trace the driver of in connection with a hit and run collision which left a cyclist fighting for his life.

Gospel Oak councillors are encouraging the public to make the most of a meeting about crime in the area on Wednesday.

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