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Thursday, February 15, 2018

A politician being chased out of Sicily by the mafia isn’t unheard of. However there’s not many politicians in Camden who have shared new Conservative leader Gio Spinella’s experience in Palermo.

In the past year, we have seen a swelling of outrage to push for true equality for women across a wide range of industries.

Victims of the contaminated blood disaster from Hampstead and Highgate have said a new public inquiry into the scandal must not be “another white-wash”.

Nearly 100 women from Camden and the surrounding area signed the national petition.

The President of Ireland, Michael Higgins, paid a special visit to Hampstead on Friday to visit the grave of famous Irish suffragette Eva Gore-Booth.

“Why on earth am I still banging on about Brexit?”

The Liberal Democrat Party in Haringey has fired the first salvo ahead of local elections by pledging £148million towards housing.

All political leaderships eventually come to an end, and for the final time, on Monday night, Claire-Louise Leyland led her Conservative group on Camden Council.

The leader of Camden Council and the borough’s two MPs have written to England and Wales’ Chief Coroner to raise their concerns about the borough’s senior coroner, Mary Hassell.

The husband of Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe is calling on United Nations to intervene in his wife’s case claiming the degrading cruel and inhumane way she has been treated in an Iranian jail amounts to torture.

An Orthodox Jewish charity today applied to take senior north London coroner Mary Hassell to court over her controversial decision to stop prioritising religious burials.

The Labour Party’s national executive committee (NEC), including leader Jeremy Corbyn, have voted to ask Haringey Council to stop the controversial Haringey Development Vehicle (HDV).

Claire Kober’s leadership of Haringey Council has suffered another blow as a Labour councillor has quit the cabinet this morning, issuing a scathing resignation letter.

The former Conservative deputy leader of Camden Council has joined the Liberal Democrats, crediting the party’s pro-European Union stance.

A recent Channel 4 news report has raised questions about Tulip Siddiq’s involvement in Bangladeshi politics, writes Ham&High editor Emily Banks

Jailed West Hampstead mum Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe could be home by Christmas as she is eligible for early release, her husband has said.

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.

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