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Thursday, August 22, 2019

The ex-owner of a Hampstead private school shut down with hundreds of thousands in unpaid income tax, an administrators' report has revealed.

A row has broken out inside Camden Council's Labour group after it backed increasing allowances for councillors, cabinet members and the leader.

"Draconian" new prison rules have left Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe "in a desperate state" in Iran's Evin prison, husband Richard told the Ham&High.

Crouch End woman Aras Amiri has lost her appeal against a ten-year prison sentence imposed by the Iranian authorities.

It's June 17. A baking hot Brussels afternoon. For Camden councillor Luisa Porritt, it's like the first day of school all over again.

Haringey Council will take a tough line against any anti-LGTBQ+ education protests outside of its schools.

The mother of a man who died falling from the Archway Bridge is "ecstatic" that security measures have finally been installed after 18 years.

Barnet councillors were at loggerheads over changes to the council's constitution that opponents fear will lead to Barnet residents being "gagged".

A High Court hearing with implications for the upper school at Heathside Preparatory School has been delayed due to its recent buy-out, Barnet Council has said.

After almost a week shackled to a bed in a mental health hospital, Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe has been returned to Evin prison and allowed to speak with her family.

Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe has been transferred to a mental health ward in Iran and denied contact with her family.

The decision on whether tougher parking restrictions will come into force in Highgate, will be taken next month, Camden Council has said.

The wife of a contaminated blood scandal victim told the ongoing public inquiry into the issue that the fallout from her husband's 30 years of illness almost led to her own suicide.

Battle lines have been drawn between the Boundary Commission and a group of Hampstead neighbours as they fight to keep their streets in the Hampstead Town ward.

A drama student has spoken out over the "humiliating experience" of being tackled to the ground by police outside a Swiss Cottage pub.

A mother and refugee is desperately pleaing with the Home Office to allow her "hero" son to join her in this country.

Barnet Council is under fire over new plans to limit the number of questions and comments the public can make at meetings.

Tributes have been paid to former leader of Camden Council, Martin Morton, who has died aged 87.

Camden's new mayor has called out her colleagues for misogynistic bullying in the latest factional row to break out in the borough's Labour group.

After Sunday's stabbing of a young man in Crouch End, Hornsey and Wood Green MP Catherine West has written an open letter calling on the two remaining candidates to be Prime Minister to take action to reduce knife crime.

On day 12 of Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe and Richard Ratcliffe's hunger strike, MPs wore badges in support of Nazanin to Prime Minister's Questions, and her case was raised in parliament again.

Labour Party leader Jeremy Corbyn last night visited Richard Ratcliffe outside the Iranian Embassy in a show of support for Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe.

Camden Council spent £4,000 more on its 2019 mayor making ceremony than in any of the previous three years, the Ham&High can reveal.

Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe was blocked from seeing daughter Gabriella yesterday and interrogated instead, husband Richard said.

Plans to build a 5G mobile phone mast on top of a Muswell Hill secondary school have been thrown out amid concerns that parents had not been informed.

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