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Published: 15 March 2007
How many riot cops does it take to check
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30 officers and 8 cars to remove pensioner from home

POLICE in full riot gear, backed up by four vans and four squad cars, were called in to arrest a pensioner on Friday who... > more
Sauna fire deaths were ‘a tragedy waiting to happen’
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‘KX plans too big to be left to Town Hall’’
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Firms warn studios sale will force them to move
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Anguish as relatives are found in paupers’ grave
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Vets warn controls will only create more dangerous dogs

Howls of protest against controversial measure grows louder and louder

CONTROVERSIAL dog control laws could lead to a rise in dog fighting and attacks... > more
£3m stitch-up in smoky back room - CAMDEN Council late last night (Wednesday) sold off one of the oldest buildings in King’s Cross after being offered... > more

Tabby cat allowed to stay out late despite objections
- PLANS to convert a popular family restaurant in Hampstead into a lounge bar were given the go-ahead... > more

Probe into elderly home
- CAMDEN’S housing chief pledged on Monday to investigate why the council wanted to house young vulnerable people in an estate... > more

Pub troubles for a lady
- ONE of Hampstead’s titled residents has told how she has to dodge drinkers in her street and finds pub glasses in her garden. > more

Water firm fined over closed roads
- THAMES Water has admitted illegally shutting roads in Camden so it can carry out repair work. > more

Cross-border raid to fill school hit by academy
- A TOUGH secondary school in neighbouring Islington wants to poach would-be pupils from Camden... > more

More care needed over handling elderly’s goods
- A HIGH-level council report into the care of the elderly and their possessions has admitted ‘weaknesses’... > more

Station interchange plans put on hold
- A MULTI-million pound scheme that would radically alter the face of West Hampstead could be scrapped... > more

Hewitt a crime victim
- HEALTH Secretary Patricia Hewitt joined the borough’s list of crime victims when windows at her Camden Town home were smashed... > more

Citizens test in demand
- A BOOK advising how to pass British citizenship tests is in the top four most borrowed titles from Camden’s libraries, figures released... > more

Frank gives Lords warning
- PROPOSALS for an elected House of Lords could spark a major constitutional crisis, according to former Health secretary... > more

Couple’s departure ends 60-year family link with parade of shops
- CUSTOMERS bid farewell this week to a husband-and-wife team who have run a popular... > more

Mahir's killers 'have left the country', court told
- DEFENCE evidence is underway this week at the Old Bailey trial of eight men who deny being the killers of local... > more

Berry in polls fight with Ken
- GREEN Party activist Sian Berry has been chosen to challenge Ken Livingstone at the 2008 London mayoral elections. > more

Anger as Town Hall three make rich list
- THREE senior Camden Council officers have been unmasked on a local government rich-list for coining in some of the... > more

Festival mix promises to be best ever
- THE programme for the ninth annual Hampstead and Highgate Festival has been unveiled – with one of the highlights a... > more

Row erupts over 393 bus route
- A ROW has erupted between Transport for London and councillors over their plans to extend a bus route through Kentish Town. > more

Author finds love on trip into father’s past
- BIOGRAPHER Miranda Seymour told an audience at the Heath Library in Hampstead on Wednesday night ... > more

Stars back theatre that shines spotlight on young people
- ACTORS Alison Steadman, Roger Lloyd Pack and Sian Phillips were among famous faces at a... > more

Kenwood stages concerts debate
- OBJECTORS who complained about excessive noise from the Kenwood concerts in Hampstead are being invited to... > more


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