Crime & Court

Yesterday, 10:44

A man was beaten, strangled and then set alight by a fellow patient on a “rogue ward” at Highgate Mental Health Centre, a court has heard.

Two Hornsey men have been put behind bars after a police raid of their flat uncovered £300,000 worth of cocaine.

A Hornsey man has been convicted of money laundering after police found £800,000 cash stashed in his car inside shoe boxes and rucksacks.

Three men have denied taking part in an alleged late-night brawl at a Tesco Express in Hampstead.

After an attempted rape in East Finchley, police are calling for a man who intervened to protect the schoolgirl victim to come forward to help with their inquiries.

A man “fell from a height” in Hornsey on Saturday in an incident which saw the air ambulance scrambled.

Civic groups in Hampstead and Highgate are united in their opposition to the government’s much-maligned Planning for the Future White Paper.

Police have charged a man after a gun was found in Alexandra Road Park in South Hampstead.

A motorcyclist has died in a collision in Mill Lane, West Hampstead.

The prayer leader stabbed at the London Central Mosque in Regent’s Park this February fears he may be attacked again while worshipping, a court has been told.

A St John’s Wood man who shot his love rival five times has been convicted of manslaughter.

The mother of Robert Duff has pleaded to “put my son to rest” as police divers search the Highgate No.1 Pond for the missing father-of-two.

Haringey police are piloting a project aimed at supporting young offenders by placing youth workers at the centre of their community reintegration.

Divers will search the Highgate No.1 Pond to investigate the disappearance of a Kilburn man eight years ago.

A family were happily reunited with their Jack Russell terrier on Tuesday, after it had been stolen outside M&S Hampstead.

“Squatters” breaking into the empty Hampstead police station led to the mass rave in Rosslyn Hill on Halloween, according to a senior police officer.

Police are appealing to identify a woman who burned a passenger’s hair onboard a bus in Kilburn.

Police have made a sixth arrest in connection with the death of a much loved teenager in Maida Hill.

Police seized a gun and ammunition during a proactive vehicle stop in St John’s Wood.

The man who built an illegal “hide” underneath Hampstead Heath and lived there for months before being jailed for possessing a firearm has gone AWOL from an open prison in West Sussex.

A man who admitted stalking actor Naomie Harris and her mother has been given a restraining order and a suspended sentence over actions which left the north London actor “petrified”.

The two Kensal men charged with shooting a Maida Vale delivery driver in the head have been found not guilty.

A 30-year-old man has admitted stabbing a prayer leader in the neck at the London Central Mosque in Regent’s Park.

The affected children may be out of hospital, but days after an “alarming and concerning” morning saw ambulances line up outside La Sainte Union Catholic School, police have warned more batches of the cannabis-laced sweets responsible could be circulating in north London.

The Met are appealing for witnesses to gunshots in Muswell Hill last weekend to come forward.


Let’s get physical! One of the dangers of lockdown is to be lulled into laziness, watching too many box sets, and eating and drinking too much, but there is no excuse to not start exercising to get fit and stay healthy.

Collège Français Billngue de Londres in Kentish Town offers the best of French and English education to Nursery pupils through to Year 10.

UK Government Chancellor Rishi Sunak has announced extra measures to support workers and businesses throughout winter, including a furlough scheme extension paying 80 per cent of staff wages.

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