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The senior coroner for inner north London has issued a prevention of future deaths report after a jury found safety and emergency procedures at Bannatyne Health Club in Maida Vale were “inadequate”.

Camden model George Koh, 24, has been found guilty at the Old Bailey of murdering his well-known fashion rival Harry Uzoka, 25, on January 11 this year.

Police are searching for three men after a police chase through Camden in the early hours of this morning.

Two “predatory” people who mugged a 90 year-old man for his pension in St John’s Wood have been found guilty of robbery at Southwark Crown Court.

The duty manager on shift at Kilburn’s Bannatyne health club on the day of Kamal Al-Hirsi’s death last year had never seen the club’s pool safety document, an inquest has heard.

A woman mugged in broad daylight on Primrose Hill for her jewellery has spoken out about the ordeal, which left her with huge bruises on her face and arm.

A “kind and very hardworking” cleaner died while working at the Bannatyne health club pool in Kilburn, an inquest heard today.

Iron Maiden have admitted the songwriting credit on one of their best-known tracks is wrong – in response to a legal challenge by Hampstead rock agent Barry McKay.

Two officers have been commended after they stopped a criminal on a stolen moped in Camden.

A man accused of stabbing his mother and sister to death in their Golders Green home has been deemed unfit to stand trial.

A police officer who sawed and smashed his way through a suspect’s windscreen with a knife in a case of mistaken identity has been cleared of common assault and damaging property.

A policeman accused of smashing and sawing through a suspect’s car windscreen claimed that “the majority” of response officers carry their own bladed tools on duty, a court has heard.

A police officer acted like “a bully in uniform” as he smashed and sawed his way through a windscreen of a car he had stopped in Kentish Town, a court heard this morning.

Crouch End Police are urging local people to take advantage of its bike registration scheme to help cut crime.

The faith leader who successfully overturned senior coroner Mary Hassell’s “cab-rank” system has criticised her new draft policy to consider every death in inner north London for possible fast-tracking.

Alleged murderer George Koh “harassed a model for sex” who was caught up in the deadly feud between him and fellow Camden model Harry Uzoka, a court has heard.

A well-known male fashion model was knifed to death by a less successful rival in a row over a girl, a court has heard.

A Camden conman who posed as a bank official to swindle three family-run businesses out of almost £2m was jailed for seven years on Thursday.

A confrontational approach from the Met is the prime reason behind a 65 per cent reduction in moped crime in Camden and Islington according to the police officer leading the crackdown.

A respected jazz musician was arrested and thrown into the back of a police van in front of a high street of shocked shoppers on Saturday afternoon – for playing his clarinet too long outside Marks and Spencer’s.

Businesses in Fortune Green and West Hampstead have been terrorised by 22 burglaries or attempted burglaries since the end of May.

Watch out for a bizarre French-language fraud when you’re parking your car in Hampstead.

“I got it wrong. I got it completely wrong. I’m so sorry.”

A man accused of defrauding more than £2million from Barnet Council and contracting giant Capita appeared in Willesden Magistrates Court on Tuesday.

Camden Council this week said it could install hefty steel barriers across the borough to stop moped riders speeding down alleyways to escape police – a year after cops requested them.

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