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Citing antisemitic hate crimes including the graffiti in NW3 and the abuse of an Orthodox Jewish family on the Tube near Camden Town, longstanding Highgate politican Nicky Gavron called on Londoners to "stand in solidarity with our fellow citizens" at City Hall on Thursday.

Barnet opposition councillors were this week confused by an apparent "lack of detail" in the town hall's plans to save money and close a £72 million budget gap.

On Wednesday night, Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe was taken to the clinic in Tehran's Evin prison after suffering "palpitations and panic attacks" as tensions between western nations and Iran remain high following the US killing of General Qassem Soleimani last week.

Christmas trees in Highgate were collected by electric vans yesterday (January 7) to champion the use of zero-emission cars.

New ward boundaries for Barnet and Haringey have been confirmed by the Independent Boundary Commission after public consultations.

Haringey has been shortlisted to become the London Borough of Culture.

A young family was made homeless after Haringey Council wrongly claimed they owed £8,000 in housing benefit - when in fact, it owed them money.

A decision on HS2 will be made once all the facts are in, the transport secretary said on Tuesday (January 7).

Just 16 per cent of thieves targeting businesses in north London are being brought to book as police say they are prioritising "serious" crime.

"It's like a break-up. I feel okay but perhaps I'm not and I'm just going around telling people 'I'm fine' but it won't hit me until we leave. "

With another jailed British dual-national confined to solitary confinement, Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe committed to a New Year's Eve hunger strike in solidarity with her compatriot and a Frenchwoman in the same situation.

As Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe turns 41 on Boxing Day, her husband and daughter will be clearing up after the first Christmas they have shared in four years.

It's a Monday morning and MEPs are returning to Strasbourg for the first time since Boris Johnson's Conservatives won the general election. Britain is leaving the European Union.

With Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe facing her fourth Christmas in prison in Iran, supporters made the now-annual trip to Downing Street to sing carols in her honour.

Holborn and St Pancras MP Sir Keir Starmer says he's "seriously considering" a run to succeed Jeremy Corbyn as Labour Party leader.

Labour's Karen Buck held on to her Westminster North parliamentary seat last night.

In the end it proved to be the battle for second place that was the most interesting part of the election night in Camden.

Only a handful of people will have seen the reaction inside Finchley and Golders Green and Chipping Barnet's local Conservative associations when the Lib Dems and Labour confirmed they were standing in the seats.

It will be a bitter pill to swallow but it may be time for Remain campaigners to accept that Brexit will "git done" and rethink the focus of their formidable energies.

She retained Hornsey and Wood Green, but Labour's Catherine West used her victor's speech to implore society to "come together" while she also put the focus on creating a "socially just Haringey".

Tory MP Mike Freer has battled his way to victory in Finchley and Golders Green, improving on his majority from 2017.

Tulip Siddiq is celebrating retaining her Hampstead and Kilburn seat, albeit with a slightly reduced majority.

Sir Keir Starmer has strolled to victory in Holborn and St Pancras, warning the party needs to "reflect" on a "devastating" election result.

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