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A man has been found guilty of robbing an 87-year-old artist who was left fighting for her life after the attack in her Camden home.

Contaminated blood campaigners have renewed calls for the Department of Health (DoH) to play no part in a new inquiry into the scandal - amid fresh evidence of secret HIV testing carried out on haemophiliacs at a Camden hospital in the 1980s.

North London came to a standstill on the day of Princess Diana’s funeral twenty years ago as thousands lined the streets to watch her coffin 
pass through Swiss Cottage and Hampstead on its journey from Westminster Abbey to the Spencer family church at Althorp, in Northamptonshire.

The florist behind the wreath laid on Princess Diana’s coffin after it was flown to Britain following the car crash which killed her 20 years ago has told her story for the first time.

A podiatrist who harassed a surgeon with 400 letters describing their fantasy marriage has been struck off the medical register.

An inquiry into the contaminated blood scandal which has left 2,400 people dead is to be launched, the Government announced on Tuesday.

Police are appealing for information to help find a 77-year-old man not seen since the end of May.

Camden Council is on standby to provide temporary housing to survivors left homeless in the Grenfell Tower Fire.

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The Royal Free, Whittington and UCLH have not been affected by a cyber attack against the NHS.

A former health secretary has presented evidence of “deliberate, provable acts of cover-up” in the contaminated blood scandal and demanded a Hillsborough-style inquiry into the tragedy.

Actor and Hampstead campaigner Tim Pigott-Smith has died at the age 70.

Jessica Learmond-Criqui, of Hampstead, NW3, writes:

There were 11 missed opportunities to save a nine-year-old chess champion who died of chronic asthma after being told he was “wasting time” at the Royal Free, an inquest has been told.

A victim of the contaminated blood scandal will feature in a pioneering new documentary charting the Aids pandemic through the stories of those caught up in the crisis.

Staff at the Royal Free Hospital were were left terrified last Thursday after they found a tarantula hiding inside a box of bananas from Costa Rica.

MP Catherine West has called for “individuals to be held to account” over the NHS contaminated blood disaster that left thousands of people infected with deadly HIV and hepatitis C.

The organiser of Belsize Christmas lights has issued a last-ditch appeal for funds to cover the final costs for this year’s decorations.

A doctor who worked at the Royal Free Hospital at the height of the contaminated blood scandal in the 1980s has admitted he knew blood products given to patients were infected with the deadly HIV virus.

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