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Skidmarks on the Shepherd's Hill road show where the woman was hit

Woman in ‘critical condition’ after being hit by car during police chase in Highgate

Police are appealing for witnesses after a young woman has been left in a critical condition after being hit by a car being pursued by police in Highgate.

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Gareth Bale. Picture: Mike Egerton/EMPICS Sport.

Swiss Cottage festival-goers could meet Gareth Bale and party with Jennifer Lawrence

Visitors to a long-awaited street festival returning to Swiss Cottage on Sunday are in with a chance of meeting world-famous footballer Gareth Bale and partying with Hollywood star Jennifer Lawrence.

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Kyriacos Phantis, who has been convicted of helping the murderers of Mohammed Abdullahi, is on-the-run amd may have fled to southern Cyprus. Picture: Metropolitan Police

International arrest warrant issued for on-the-run cabbie who helped Kentish Town murderers

An international arrest warrant has been issued for an on-the-run minicab driver after he was convicted of helping the murderers of a student from Kentish Town.

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Cllr Sarah Hayward will lead her Labour group to Trafalgar Square. Picture: Polly Hancock.

Camden Council meeting cancelled for Scotland rally in Trafalgar Square

Camden Council has cancelled its full council meeting this evening so councillors can attend a rally in Trafalgar Square calling on Scotland to remain part of the UK.

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£9.5million of heroin seized in East Finchley

Detectives recovered heroin with a street value of almost £10million and arrested three men after swooping on a car in East Finchley.

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Police were pursuing the Ford Focus, which was reported stolen, at the time of the accident.

Woman hospitalised after being hit by car during police chase in Highgate

A woman has been left with leg and facial injuries after she was hit by a car being pursued by police in Highgate this morning.

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Asking prices have risen in Haringey this month

Haringey’s property prices rebound in September, while Camden’s fall again

Haringey is the best performing borough for property value this month, with house prices rising 3.9 per cent from August’s figures.

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The Amy Winehouse statue is unveiled, surrounded by family and friends. Picture: Dieter Perry

Picture gallery: Amy Winehouse statue unveiled in Camden

A life-size statue of late singer Amy Winehouse was unveiled in an emotional ceremony in Camden yesterday.

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High Point, Lubetkin & Tecton

Top five things to do in Hampstead and Highgate this week

A week celebrating Hampstead’s restaurants, a market held by Antonio Carluccio and a talk by Esther Walker are just some of the things featured in our top five this week.

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Leader of Camden Council Cllr Sarah Hayward hands over keys of new council homes to new tenant Jocelyne Lesin. Picture: Nigel Sutton

Lone tenant gets up to £12,000 of taxpayer money to free up eight-bed council house for families in need

A lone tenant who was given thousands of pounds of taxpayers’ money to move out of her eight-bedroom council house is one of hundreds to benefit from financial incentives to free up homes for larger families.

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Vandals threw a brick through the window of the Archway charity shop

Vandals throw brick through Archway charity shop window days before grand reopening

Vandals threw a brick through a charity shop window just days before it was due to hold a grand reopening to celebrate its extensive refurbishments.

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The Whittington Hospital in Archway has taken a step closer to seeing a big investment made in its maternity ward

Whittington hospital set for £20m baby boom

A £20million project set to bring a new baby boom to the maternity wards of the Whittington Hospital has taken a step closer after funding received initial approval from the Department of Health.

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Reggae legends Rico Rodriguez and Bunny 'Striker' Lee. Picture: Ron Vester

Reggae legends Rico Rodriguez and Bunny ‘Striker’ Lee unite in Camden Town

Reggae fans witnessed a slice of music history over the weekend as Jamaican legends Rico Rodriguez and Bunny “Striker” Lee joined arm-in-arm at a gig in Camden.

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Actor Christopher Eccleston judges the Pinknic in the Park's

Christopher Eccleston and Juliet Stevenson among stars at charity Pinknic in the Park in memory of Highgate teen

The favourite park of a Highgate schoolgirl who died of cancer nearly four years ago glowed pink for a day at a charity picnic to raise thousands of pounds for disadvantaged youngsters in her memory.

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Lucy and Gordon Craig are opening their home in Yewtree Close as part of the SuperHome weekend. Picture: Nigel Sutton

Environment champions to open their doors to eco homes in Highgate and Muswell Hill

Champions of green “super-homes” are encouraging people to take a leaf out of their book by inviting the public to look around their environmentally-friendly houses this weekend.

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Matthew Wright. Picture: Suzan/EMPICS Entertainment.

My Primrose Hill: Matthew Wright slams wealthy residents’ rowdy mid-week parties

Matthew Wright, 49, has lived in Primrose Hill for almost 15 years. He is a former Daily Mirror showbiz columnist and presents his weekday morning show The Wright Stuff on Channel 5

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Athlone House. Picture: Michael Hammerson

Campaigners left in dark over legal fight for Athlone House

Infuriated campaigners who have been fighting for more than a decade to save a historic mansion from demolition say they have been left in the dark over a legal battle to secure its future.

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Resident Tom Cox has created alternative drawings to reveal what he believes will be the true impact of the plans to redevelop the synagogue

Architects slam neighbour’s unofficial drawings of proposed new Highgate Synagogue

Unofficial mock-up images revealing how plans to redevelop a Highgate synagogue could heavily impact neighbours have been branded “incorrect and misleading” by the project’s architects.

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Sophia Parvizi-Wayne and Amber Van Dam. Picture: Polly Hancock

Trailblazing Highgate schoolgirls to join Emma Thompson and academics at Highgate School mental health conference

Two schoolgirls campaigning to get mental illness onto the ­national curriculum will speak alongside eminent academics and Hollywood actress Emma Thompson at a trailblazing mental health conference.

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An artist's impression of the new Swiss Cottage tower in Avenue Road

Councillors reject Swiss Cottage tower plan following huge opposition

Thousands of residents opposing the construction of what would be one of the highest towers in Camden have seen a significant victory tonight after councillors chose to reject planning permission for the project.

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A policeman and driver were hospitalised after the collision. Picture: PA/Lewis Stickley

Police motorcyclist and driver hospitalised after collision with motorcade in Primrose Hill

A police motorcyclist and driver have been hospitalised after being involved in a collision in Primrose Hill this morning.

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Education See all

Sophia Parvizi-Wayne and Amber Van Dam. Picture: Polly Hancock

Trailblazing Highgate schoolgirls to join Emma Thompson and academics at Highgate School mental health conference

Two schoolgirls campaigning to get mental illness onto the ­national curriculum will speak alongside eminent academics and Hollywood actress Emma Thompson at a trailblazing mental health conference.

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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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