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A Belsize Park man has cleared his name after his bank accused him of making fraudulent purchases on his stolen credit card himself.

A former associate headteacher at Acland Burghley school has pleaded guilty to having more than 2,000 images of children being sexually abused and possessing class A drugs.

King William IV landlord Jimmy McGrath said he would rather “go to prison” than pay the BID levy, during his day in court over the unpaid amount.

An inquest into the death of a construction worker in Highgate today heard he was killed when a disused oil tank exploded – and the blast propelled a steel panel which hit and trapped him.

Camden Council is stopping BT installing new InLink kiosks in the borough – months after the Ham&High revealed they were being used for drug dealing.

Two brothers who went on a violent robbery spree in Maida Vale and pointed a gun at a police officer have been jailed for a total of 21 years.

A drug dealer from Hornsey has been jailed after being arrested while loitering next to a Camden school with a 17 inch “zombie knife” in December.

Police have played down fears about a “fake snack bar” being sold to kids in Highgate that causes them to be “violently sick and have severe hallucinations”.

The stabbings which left two young men dead in Camden on the same evening last February were part of five attacks launched by a gang of knifemen during two hours of violence across north London, the Old Bailey heard.

Double murder accused Obina Ezeoke could face a fourth trial after a jury could not decide whether he was responsible for the September 2016 shootings of Annie Besala Ekofo and Bervil Kalikala-Ekofo in East Finchley.

A teenage boy has been charged with attempted murder after a man was stabbed in the chest on the 134 bus in Muswell Hill.

An axe-wielding gang of seven moped robbers have been jailed for a combined total of more than 40 years for a string of crimes across Camden, Islington, Westminster and the City – including a £90,000 heist at a handbag store and the terrifying attempted robbery of a West End jewellery shop.

A teenager is in a critical condition in hospital after being stabbed on-board the 134 bus in Muswell Hill on Saturday afternoon.

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.

The body of a 35 year-old woman with links to Camden was found in a shallow grave in Kew last night.

The family of Annie Besala Ekofo had been forced to move home after a gun was fired into their Mill Hill apartment just months before the mother-of-nine and her nephew Bervil were killed, the Old Bailey heard.

Police are trying to find a missing 35-year-old, who is known to visit Camden.

Crouch End charity volunteer Gary Sycamore has found his much-loved pick-up truck – but he was devastated to discover the damage done after thieves stole it from outside of his home last Saturday.

A Fortune Green man charged with murdering a missing university student, who was last seen dancing at a church celebration on Boxing Day, has appeared in court.

The families of late-Muswell Hill and Hampstead graffiti artists have warned of the “dangerous risks” of the art form after an inquest into their deaths.

A Crouch End volunteer who has raised “close to £40,000” for the Harington Scheme over 30 years is desperate for help to recover his van – which was stolen from outside his home on Saturday February 23.

German prosecutors have formally closed a second investigation into the 2003 death of Golders Green student Jeremiah Duggan – but his mother has slammed the process and lodged court proceedings in hope of forcing another.

A man has been charged with the fatal stabbing of Bright Akinleye in Euston Street last week.

Scotland Yard have made three new arrests as they continue the investigation into the fatal stabbing of Bright Akinlele, 22, on Monday night.

Police have charged a man with a weapons offence after finding an “improvised firearm” on Hampstead Heath in September last year.

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