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

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.

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.

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.

Men from Crouch End, Holloway and Stoke Newington are among 21 individuals charged with drug dealing offences after an eight-month undercover operation and police raids in Haringey.

One of Camden’s top police officers has warned members of the public to be on their guard for drug dealers “cuckooing” – taking over the homes of vulnerable individuals as bases to sell substances from – in the area.

Police have charged a man with murder over the killing of Abraham Haile in a Camden Town casino on Tuesday evening.

A Hornsey man has been jailed for 12 years for walking into a Wood Green restaurant and shooting his brother.

A man has been charged after a pensioner was assaulted on a bus in Camden.

Disorder at an unlicensed music event in W9 on Friday night saw five arrests – including for alleged violent disorder, breaches of Covid-19 lockdown rules and racially aggravated public order offences towards police officers.

Met Police detectives are looking for a white Mercedes they believe is linked to a shooting in east London.

Highgate’s local coppers are hoping a new app can boost engagement with members of the community.

A “career criminal” from Islington has had his jail sentence for attempting to rob two Arsenal stars in Hampstead reduced to six years.

A Hornsey man has pleaded guilty to injuring his brother and a woman after walking into a Wood Green restaurant and opening fire.

A 26 year-old man and a 45-year old woman have been arrested in relation to the antisemitic graffiti daubed on a number of buildings in Hampstead and Belsize in December – including on the walls of South Hampstead Synagogue.

Maida Vale man Ahmed Al Husseini, 25, has been charged over a collision in Knightsbridge last August.

Three north London men have been jailed after admitting to a £20,000 burglary in Barnet last November.

A man in his 20s has died after he was found with stab injuries in Harrington Square, Camden, on Thursday.

A five-year-old boy is stable in hospital after falling from a property window in Kilburn.

A man has been charged with murder after a pensioner died in a property in Dalmeny Road, N7 on Monday evening.

A alleged road rage killer has appeared in court accused of running over a woman who has since died of coronavirus and her previous injuries.

A Cambridge Heath man will face a fifth trial over the killing of two members of the same family in East Finchley in 2016.

A West Hampstead man has been jailed – along with two accomplices – for his part in an armed raid on “a rival gang’s cannabis factory”.

A woman is in hospital in a critical condition after an incident on the North Circular Road on Monday lunchtime.

The Met are appealing for witnesses after a hit and run outside of Camden Town Tube station which has left a man fighting for his life in hospital.


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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