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If the Liberal Democrats had known the amount of attention the election to choose their mayoral hopeful would have got within its first 72 hours - you suspect party chiefs may have been delighted.

Councillors at Camden Council’s Covid-19 scrutiny panel criticised a test and trace system “not happening as it should”, and also further explored the disproportionate impact of the pandemic on Black, Asian and minority ethnic (BAME) groups.

A group of homecare workers employed by contractors commissioned by Haringey Council will receive an average settlement of £10,000 each following an employment tribunal ruling.

A Muswell Hill Rabbi says “there is a lot to learn” on understanding antisemitism following recent suspensions by Haringey Labour.

A trade union is taking Camden Council to court over the “unfair dismissal” of a former Hampstead school caretaker.

A north London charity has partnered with the TV producers behind a Dennis Nilsen biopic to highlight the risk of becoming homeless as a young member of the LGBTQ+ community.

Sir Keir Starmer is no longer self-isolating after a coronavirus test for one of his children came back negative today.

Pentameters Theatre has successfully raised the £8,000 campaigners said was necessary to keep the venue going after financial losses suffered during the coronavirus pandemic.

Holborn and St Pancras MP Sir Keir Starmer helped officially open Highgate Newtown Community Centre’s (HNCC’s) woodwork workshop last Friday.

To mark the contributions of staff at the Royal Free to the fight against Covid-19, hospital chief executive Kate Slemeck was presented with a commemorative tile created by Hampstead artist Melissa Fairbanks.

Camden Council’s leader Georgia Gould has been elected as the new chair of London Councils.

Camden Council has altered its constitution to incorporate “environmental stewardship” in a commitment to tackle climate change.

Camden councillor Luisa Porritt is now the sole nominee to become the Liberal Democrats’ candidate to become mayor of London, after her opponent dropped out amid historic claims of antisemitism.

Labour leader Sir Keir Starmer has gone into coronavirus self-isolation after a member of his household developed symptoms.

Bringing a new trial against Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe is “indefensible and unacceptable”, 10 Downing Street said on Wednesday.

Tributes have been paid to Barnet councillor Brian Gordon, who died on Thursday – two days after he was to have been sworn in as the borough’s mayor for the next year.

A West Hampstead doctor has appeared in court accused of a string of sexual assaults against a member of staff at a busy London hospital.

Belsize councillor Luisa Porritt has been confirmed as one of two Liberal Democrats seeking to be selected as the party’s candidate for next year’s London mayoral elections.

Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe faces a new trial in Iran on Sunday – and husband Richard has appealed for UK authorities to attend the proceedings, which he said were “illegal” under Iran’s own laws.

The long-running saga over the future of the old Hampstead Police Station will continue next week, as a planning inquiry begins into Abacus Belsize Primary School’s bid to move in.

Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe is facing a new charge, according to Iran’s state TV network.

Cllr Flick Rea will stand down as leader of the Liberal Democrats on Camden Council this evening, passing on the reigns to former MEP Luisa Porritt.

A Haringey councillor who has been suspended from the Labour Party for sharing allegedly antisemitic content has denied the allegations against him.

A HS2 protester climbed a “150ft” crane at Euston Station in hunger strike against the multi-billion pound rail project.

A consultation will begin on the closure of Carlton Primary School later this month, after Camden Council’s cabinet backed the move in a crunch vote on Thursday night.

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