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Published: 9 August 2007

Mystery revelation sparks child abuse investigation

THE private diary of 12-year-old Salma ElSharkawy, who died in a car crash while in care last month, is at the centre of a shock new police investigation. > more
Library land row deepens
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Outrage over security fence that could have killed child
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Finally, the day of reckoning for mob who hunted down Mahir
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Students demonstrate against ‘blatant propaganda’ lessons
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Peace campaigner Rose, 101, says: we must not lose hope

FORTY years ago this week, Camden’s then Mayor, Millie Miller, planted a cherry tree in Tavistock Square in memory of victims of the atomic bomb dropped on Hiroshima in 1945.
On Monday, more than 100 people gathered in the Bloomsbury square... > more
Camera grabs £7,000 a day in driving fines - THIS is the most profitable CCTV camera in Camden. > more

Library land row deepens
- SOMERS Town residents have launched a petition to fight a proposed new road which they claim is a key target in the... > more

Kate to play gig in support of Stables traders
- CHART-topping singer-songwriter Kate Nash is playing a secret gig tonight (Thursday) to show her support... > more

Self-styled neighbourhood witch casts spell on garden statue thieves
- IT’S not your average reaction to a robbery, but then Phyllida Law – the actress... > more

Police officer injured in dealing with street brawl
- A POLICE officer was injured when brawls broke out twice in 60 minutes in Camden Town in... > more

Bail rejected for Spanish jail student
- JOE Mendy, the Camden student extradited to Spain over counterfeit cash charges, has lost his appeal for early bail. > more

Fights hand police go-ahead for new dispersal zone
- GANG fights involving 30 people armed with bottles and belts were cited as justification for new... > more

Party plans upset neighbours
- CAMDEN Council has been labelled hypocrites over its plans to hold late-night parties in a residential area. > more

If you go down to the woods today...
- FINALLY the sun has got its hat on – and so do the toddlers and their teddy bears at Talacre Gardens, Kentish Town. > more

This glass house will ruin our street, warns Michael Foot
- FORMER Labour Party leader Michael Foot may have just celebrated his 94th birthday... > more

Family’s anger over the treatment of the elderly
- THE sister of an entrepreneur whose body lay undiscovered for days, has criticised the way elderly... > more

Tributes to stab victim
- FRIENDS of a man stabbed to death in Somers Town on Thursday have remembered him with affection. > more

Friends remember a ‘gentle giant’
- FRIENDS from schooldays who carried Dean Bennett’s coffin from St Martin’s Church in Gospel Oak on... > more

Jail for knifeman who hurled racist abuse at bus passenger
- JURORS have been shown CCTV clips of a terrifying row on a bus that left a man fighting for his life... > more

Teachers who face axe win reprieve
- A ONE-year reprieve for overseas teachers facing the sack for not having the right qualifications has met with... > more

£13m Town Hall loan that broke the rules
- TOWN Hall finance chiefs have changed their lending rules after admitting making a loan of £13 million of... > more

Robberies on the increase despite police presence
- ROBBERIES on Camden’s streets have risen sharply despite increases in the borough’s police... > more

Church told: Thou shalt not advertise
- A PRIEST has called for a change in planning policy after the Town Hall twice blocked attempts to put up an... > more

Awards for horticulturalists who make gardens glow
- THEY range from tiny balcony displays to full-size gardens, but they have one thing in common... > more


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