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Four young people have been charged with offences including assaulting police officers after the mass brawl on Hampstead Heath on Tuesday evening.

A tiny cut to a varicose vein led to the death of a man in an Hornsey flat after an argument last December, the Old Bailey heard.

At least six people have been arrested after a fight erupted on Hampstead Heath on Tuesday evening as tens of police officers tackled a ‘100-strong’ scrum of youngsters.

Police are appealing to identify four men after a woman was allegedly racially abused on Hampstead Heath on May 24.

Local police are warning Hampstead Heath visitors to take care, particularly in secluded areas and after dark, after dealing with eight robberies in the past fortnight as lockdown eases on the Heath.

Police are taking “extremely seriously” the “Wild West” scene of “boy racers” around Alexandra Palace which has condemned some drivers’ actions as “selfish beyond words”.

A person has been stabbed in a fight near Alexandra Palace yesterday afternoon (May 27).

Police seized nearly £1 million in cash from a Haringey home and arrested a man on Tuesday.

A Kentish Town woman says she feels “violated” after she was racially abused by a group of young men as she walked through Hampstead Heath on Sunday evening to celebrate Eid.

Police are appealing for help finding the “calculating and callous” criminals who tied up a delivery driver in Primrose Hill before stealing more than 40 expensive watches.

Haringey’s children’s services team was responsible for a “litany of failure” in a child protection case involving a disabled boy, according to a High Court judge.

The senior coroner covering Inner North London is under fire over her treatment of the family of a Rabbi who died of coronavirus – with the Adath Yisroel Burial Society which manages a large number of Jewish funerals in north London considering legal action.

A Hornsey man has pleaded guilty to injuring his brother and a woman after walking into a Wood Green restaurant and opening fire.

A High Court judge has criticised a “litany of failure” at Haringey Council in regard to the way social workers handled a case involving a disabled boy.

A 23-year-old man has been arrested after a pensioner suffered a broken leg from an unprovoked attack aboard a Camden bus.

Inspector Richard Berns says crime is down thanks to coronavirus measures

A Camden man has admitted exploiting the coronavirus crisis by sending hoax texts to defraud vulnerable people during the pandemic.

A 26 year-old man and a 45-year old woman have been arrested in relation to the antisemitic graffiti daubed on a number of buildings in Hampstead and Belsize in December – including on the walls of South Hampstead Synagogue.

Maida Vale man Ahmed Al Husseini, 25, has been charged over a collision in Knightsbridge last August.

The leader of Camden Council said the town hall wants to be treated as an “equal partner” by the government in the fight against coronavirus.

Tennis courts in Regent’s Park have reopened, with those in Hampstead Heath set to follow on Saturday May 16 – but the Heath’s bathing ponds and the Parliament Hill Lido remain closed.

Three north London men have been jailed after admitting to a £20,000 burglary in Barnet last November.

Noah’s Ark Children’s Hospice has opened its new in-patient unit (IPU) which is able to help serve vulnerable children who need its support during the coronavirus crisis and going forward.

Two South Hampstead drug dealers have been convicted of drugs and money laundering offences being stopped by police with £1.4m worth of cocaine and a suitcase full of cash in April.

Police are appealing for witnesses over the welfare of a “distressed” woman who was reportedly forced into a car in Hornsey on Monday night.


Schools across the country have been preparing for some of their pupils to return to the classroom. Here is how one group of schools has been getting ready to make sure pupils can be taught safely and get on with lessons.

The sun is shining, and it’s time to get outside and make the most of your garden.

The Government is encouraging people to stay alert as many take their first steps back to their workplace.

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