Crime & Court

Thu, 10:45

The detective in charge of the search for missing Lana Purcell said last week’s fresh appeal to try to find out what happened to her has had a positive response.

Mark Stewart’s father and brother both died after receiving contaminated blood products which gave them hepatitis C.

A man has been jailed over what police called “a one-man crime wave” across Maida Vale and the surrounding area.

A Kilburn man has told a court he “did not intend to kill” a Maida Vale drug dealer he “hit” in the head with a handgun.

Police have appealed for witnesses after a stabbing near to the Mossy Well pub in July.

Former health secretary David Owen told the Infected Blood Inquiry that the government should move to award “no-fault compensation” to those infected and affected by the contaminated blood scandal.

Two north London councils have told government that if it wants them to deploy “covid marshals” on their streets, it needs to stump up the cash.

People from Hackney, Islington, Brondesbury and Muswell Hill are part of a group to be charged after a environmental protest which delayed the printing of national newspapers.

Two men arrested for allegedly making crude remarks about the mother of Arsenal footballer Mesut Ozil and threatening security guards outside the star’s Highgate home have had the charges dismissed.

Police in Hampstead have warned of a con-artist pretending to be a robbery victim in and around South Hill Park in order to steal money from kind-hearted passers-by.

The father and the daughter of Lana Purcell have launched a fresh appeal and a £20,000 reward for information about her disappearance.

A woman is in a serious but non life-threatening condition after being shot in Maida Hill.

A man was shot in the head outside a West Kilburn hostel following a fight over class A drugs, a court heard.

A silent “assassin” who shot dead a mother-of-nine and her nephew in their own home has been found guilty of the murders following an unprecedented five trials over four years.

Two pensioners were attacked by a “pitbull-type” dog in an alleged racially-aggravated assault in Regent’s Park.

Police are appealing for information and justice over the “senseless” murder of a man gunned down in a drive-by shooting in Kentish Town one year ago.

British Transport Police are searching for two men after an incident of “outraging public decency” on a Northern Line tube in June.

Nine men have been charged with a range of drug-dealing offences after a series of early-morning raids in Camden on August 26.

Police have arrested 14 men and seized at least £4,000 in cash, shotcun shells, £25,000 of heroin and crack cocaine, a zombie knife and an axe after a series of early-morning raids in Camden.

A man was stabbed in the hand in Highgate Newtown on Tuesday afternoon.

Police were called to Belsize Park on Sunday night after neighbours reported “up to 100” young people shouting and fighting at a party in a rented property in Lyndhurst Gardens.

Police have taped off a road in the centre of Crouch End during an ongoing incident. Updates below.

Insurers for Haringey Council were told to pay more than £1m to a man sexually abused over many years by Highgate Wood School’s former deputy head, Andrew Adams.

Police arrested two teenage boys in West Hampstead on Wednesday after an officer was allegedly knocked from his bike and another was said to have been tripped and spat at.

A Queen’s Park thug has been jailed for brandishing a fake gun during an organised gang fight in Maida Vale.


Reception and Year 1 classes at St Anthony’s Girls School have been learning about the changing seasons and wildlife through regular trips to Golders Hill Park, following months of limited outdoor activity

For the past six months, employers and employees have been adapting to ways of working from home. The green light has now been given to many people to go back to offices safely. From flexible hours and staggered starting times to deep cleaning, we’re getting ready for new ways of working.

School’s in for summer – and beyond – with health experts agreeing that pupils safely returning to their studies is “positively” the right thing to do. It’s vital for all children’s welfare, not just in terms of students’ future education but also mental and physical well-being, as well as social interaction of classmates.

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