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An investor is being sought to ensure the survival of a troubled school in Hampstead which last week indicated its parent company could go into liquidation.

Plans to build a 5G mobile phone mast on top of a Muswell Hill secondary school have been thrown out amid concerns that parents had not been informed.

The management of Heathside Preparatory School in Hampstead has been chastised by Ofsted in a report published this morning - even as inspectors praised other key improvements made since last year.

Staff and pupils have quit an independent school in droves and council chiefs have stepped in amid claims of "appalling" management, safety issues and mis-selling.

More than five thousand ex-council homes bought by social tenants under Right to Buy in Camden, Barnet, Haringey and Westminster have been sold on since 2000, funnelling more than £1.3billion into private pockets.

A second inquest into the death of a father-of-three who suffered fatal injuries in a high-speed police pursuit concluded today, with a jury finding the way the chase unfolded contributed to the death.

Haringey Council used some of the cash raised from disposing of publicly-owned land and buildings to pay for redundancies, an investigation has found.

Ambulance staff lodged a complaint with the Metropolitan Police in the aftermath of a fatal high-speed pursuit, an inquest heard.

Fresh evidence was heard for the first time in more than 20 years today surrounding the death of father-of-three Onese Power, who died in 1997 after a high-speed police pursuit.

Members of the Muslim community have spoken of their fraught experience with the global "investment" scheme called Leverage, which scores of households in North and East London paid into.

A global "investment" scheme that targeted the Muslim community over two years has left some people claiming to be thousands of pounds out of pocket.

A provider for vulnerable young people has pocketed more than £1m from councils despite running an unregulated facility for at least seven years.

In the kitchen of a terraced house in Muswell Hill, a candle has burned brightly for almost 365 days in memory of Cathy Burke. One year on from the murder that rocked a community, police remain tight-lipped about any progress towards finding her killer. Hannah Somerville reports.

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