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Yesterday, 10:30

Police are trying to trace two teenagers they believe are connected to an attempted robbery and assault on a Thameslink train from West Hampstead.

Safety campaigners fear the Hampstead community will be at risk of more crime as the number of neighbourhood police officers has been slashed.

A teenager is in a critical condition in hospital, and another is recovering after a stabbing near Alexandra Palace last night.

Two men who carried out a sudden vicious attack, leaving their victim with life-changing injuries, have been jailed.

Rape in Camden has increased by the largest amount in the capital in the last year, according to new statistics.

The co-manager of travelling male strip troupe The Dream Idols has been jailed for tax and benefit fraud after evading justice for more than a year.

The mother of a Jewish student from Golders Green found dead on a motorway 15 years ago has demanded to know why German police refuse to investigate an antisemitic cult’s links to the death.

With judges poised to make a ruling after last week’s judicial review, Harry Taylor looks back at the dispute between Mary Hassell and north London’s faith communities –and speaks to the families affected by her ‘cab-rank’ system

A 29-year-old man has appeared in court charged with manslaughter over the death of an 80-year-old woman in Camden.

A father who shook his six-week-old son to death at his Hampstead flat has been jailed for eight-and-a-half years.

A mother has condemned German authorities for closing an investigation into her son’s death - saying a miscarriage of justice continues 15 years after he was found dead on a motorway.

A “one-man crime wave” who stole nearly £150 of meat from a Hampstead Marks & Spencer has been given a Criminal Behaviour Order.

A heartless burglar conned his way into the home of an 86-year-old woman in Mornington Crescent by pretending to be a plumber.

A string of muggings in Muswell Hill has left victims “shaken” and neighbours afraid to walk home at night.

Camden’s community came together in an emotionally charged silent march through the borough yesterday, in the aftermath of two teenagers being stabbed to death in February.

A 23-year-old woman has been sentenced after attacking a railway worker with some of the “worst racial abuse” he had ever heard.

A sixth teenager has been charged by police over the fatal stabbing of 19-year-old Lewis Blackman, otherwise known as ‘Dotz’.

Hoaxers made bomb threats to schools in Camden, Haringey and Barnet this morning in a plot targeting primaries and secondaries around the country.

A drug dealer who attacked and seriously injured a police chief has been jailed for five years and four months.

The owner of a Jewish bakery in Belsize Park has described the second attack on the business in the space of a week as “hate crime”.

Police are appealing for witnesses after a man was slashed with a knife near King’s Cross station last night.

Police are investigating whether an attack on an Israeli owned bagel shop in Belsize Park last Friday night had an antisemitic motive.

A fifth teenage boy has been charged with the murder of 19-year-old Lewis Blackman.

Police are investigating after a West Hampstead Post Office, based in the same building as a children’s creche and soft play area, was broken into for the second time in six months.

Another teenager has been charged with the murders of Abdikarim Hassan, and Sadiq Aadam Mohamed in Kentish Town.

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