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Camden Council is set to increase council tax next year by nearly five per cent.

Supporters of jailed mother Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe gathered in a vigil outside Downing Street tonight raising their voices in song to call on the British government to help free the charity worker from her prison cell in Iran.

Three more councillors have pulled out of the race to be selected as candidates in next year’s local elections, blaming ‘poisonous’ and ‘factional’ politics within the local Labour Party.

The lawyer of a barrister detained in Bangladesh has asked for an urgent meeting with MP Tulip Siddiq to help guarantee the safety of his young family.

A purge of Labour councillors who supported £2billion plans to ‘sell off’ homes in the borough has hit Haringey Council.

Police are investigating an allegation of common assault made by Tulip Siddiq against a Channel 4 film crew after they interviewed her at a rally in West Hampstead on Saturday.

Supporters of Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe were reduced to tears at a rally in West Hampstead this morning when she joined the event on speakerphone from her Iranian jail.

A Stroud Green councillor has said he won’t stand in next year’s local elections blaming a ‘poisonous’ selection process.

A million first-time buyers are expected by the government to benefit from the stamp duty cut over the next five years - but experts have warned there could be unintended downsides for the housing market.

Camden Council has been forced to apologise following revelations that buses used to transport children with special needs to school have been on the road without valid MOTs.

The emergency evacuation of the Chalcots Estate and subsequent repairs have cost taxpayers £31million, it has been revealed.

A council housing chief pushing £2billion plans to regenerate housing in Haringey has said he won’t stand in local elections in May.

West Hampstead actress Emma Thompson has joined the campaign calling for the release of West Hampstead mum Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe who will have spent 600 days in jail on Thursday

The husband of jailed West Hampstead mum Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe has urged foreign secretary Boris Johnson to escalate the government’s support for her as the “softly-softly” approach was not working.

The Mayor of London issued a rallying call to young people across the capital today as he launched a new anti-knife campaign saying: ‘Don’t carry a knife, we need you alive’.

Hampstead lawyer Jessica Learmond-Criqui, who led the Ham&High’s march to free Nazanin last December, writes an open letter to Boris Johnson

A Conservative activist has been suspended from the party after a tirade towards Labour campaigners during the Gospel Oak by-election results.

Boris Johnson was forced to admit he “could have been clearer” when he told a group of MPs British mother Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe was training journalists in Iran when she was arrested.

The family of Hampstead mum Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe has attacked the foreign secretary after the jailed British-Iranian was dragged back to court following Boris Johnson mistakenly telling a group of MPs she was in Iran training journalists.

Next year marks the 100-year anniversary since women won the right to vote.

Councils are spending on less on domestic violence refuges. Solace Women’s Aid chief exec Mary Mason tells investigations journalist EMMA YOULE about the pressures – and what happens when women can’t get help

A separate assembly body being set up in response to Brexit was one of the ideas discussed at an Extraordinary Camden Council meeting on Monday.

Hampstead could become its own constituency again for the first time since 1979 under proposed new electoral boundary proposals.

The husband of jailed mother Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe has repeated his demand to meet the Iranian ambassador to the UK so he can attend a possible second trial of his wife.

More than three months on from the sudden evacuation of the Chalcots towers, we are still waiting for the council to release all the information residents need to help inform the promised ‘independent review’ of what went wrong.

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