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Published: 15 November 2007
After 14 months, a Health & Safety probe and an inquest, Camden now admits…


HOUSING chiefs have come clean and admitted liability for the death of a scaffolder who was electrocuted while working on a council estate. > more
Breakthrough in search for death wall company
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Toddler’s death under toppled wall was ‘an accident waiting to happen’
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The cats are getting creamed!
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‘The estate agents, the vulnerable customer and the bid to relieve him of his assets’
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‘Them and us’ police are failing to tackle robbery and burglary

Inspectors criticise officers’ performance as top cop hits back over report

A “THEM and us” culture and too little time to spend with victims of crime... > more
More blacks stopped by cops - NEW police figures have revealed that black people are seven times more likely to be stopped and searched by officers than whites... > more

Inquest highlights bricklaying defects - WHAT the jury said: “On the 18th January 2007, Saurav Antoni Kumar Ghai was collected from nursery at approx 1pm. > more

It’s poetry and motion at St Pancras! ...but not everyone’s getting on board - PAUSING for a minute’s silence at the junction where two fellow cyclists were killed... > more

Crowds watch first train leave for Paris - FOR years it has been the heir apparent of the English railway system – yesterday (Wednesday) St Pancras International... > more

Group uses rail launch as platform for protest - ON a day of protests at the new St Pancras station, Somers Town residents repeated their demands that they... > more

Minicab driver’s killer is found dead in cell as he starts life term - AN inquiry has been launched into the death of a killer in a high security prison three days after he... > more

Fraudster must sell Caribbean home to pay back £320,000 - A FINANCE chief who used his trusted position to steal more than £500,000 from the accounts of... > more

Hero veterans listen to Churchill victory speech as war dead are remembered - AMONG the grand monuments to royalty and explorers in Hampstead... > more

Give old soldiers credit, says Albert - A BLIND, 93-year-old war veteran is calling for Camden to recognise the borough’s fallen heroes and retired soldiers in the... > more

Tate Britain offer of help ‘saves’ hospital paintings - HOSPITAL chiefs yesterday (Wednesday) bowed to public pressure to stop the controversial sale of four... > more

‘Knifemen left shop customer close to death’ jury is told - A SHOP was left awash with blood after two hooded men launched a knife attack on a customer. > more

Monster carp from the heath? They’re minnows next to Andy’s - THE Hampstead Heath anglers league table has a new leader. Plumber Andy Stone, 36... > more

Ken’s red revolution promises safer trains - TRAVELLERS to Silverlink rail stations are promised safer journeys at night following the route’s transfer to Transport... > more

Double-stabbing killer under care of Broadmoor doctors - A DERANGED killer who knifed two pub customers without saying a word is being assessed by a team... > more

Will Guardian roof be green enough? - THE Guardian newspaper was embroiled in a row this week over the so-called “environmental” quality of the planned roof of its... > more

Teachers in two-day walkout over payments for new staff - TEACHERS are expected to go ahead with a second day of strike action today (Thursday) after walking out... > more

Agony and ecstasy for marathon’s charity ace - WITH the New York City Marathon under her belt, Bloomsbury councillor Rebecca Hossack has returned even... > more

‘Lift 6pm curfew at offices’ - IT sounds like an office worker’s dream – a law that says you must quit your desk by six each evening or land your boss in serious trouble. > more

Police radio coverage still hampered by Hampstead hills - POLICE are still operating without full radio coverage in some Hampstead streets nine months after a... > more

Butchers confront heritage lovers in meat market battle - AN increasingly acrimonious row over plans to transform Smithfield market has pitted butchers, developers... > more

Coffee Cup safe in my hands, vows new owner - THE new owner of the Coffee Cup has pledged that any changes he makes will improve the legendary Hampstead café. > more

Park needs to show schools will pitch in - PARKS bosses are under pressure to prove schools will use planned five-a-side football pitches in Regent’s Park before a... > more

Girls’ school says No to bobby - LA Sainte Union does not want to have a police officer based at the all-girls Roman Catholic school in Parliament Hill Fields, the... > more

Boswell’s Heath goes home - A SET of paintings and illustrations of Hampstead Heath by a leading British artist have will be on permanent display to view free of charge... > more

No Betjeman to save this rural idyll - GENTLE green fields, tinkling springs and country folk tending cud-chewing cows. It couldn’t be further from the bustle of the... > more

Footprint ruling hits house plan - REFUSING permission to place an air conditioning unit on the side of a listed home in Hampstead marks a significant milestone... > more

Cyclist’s truck death ‘accidental’ - A CORONER has ruled the horrific death of a cyclist who was crushed under a truck was an accident. > more

Brother’s chase retrieves victim’s handbag - THE brother of a woman robbed in her own doorway won back her handbag after a chase through the streets of... > more

Patient ‘may have felt rejected’ - A WOMAN hanged herself in a psychiatric ward after learning she was to be transferred to a less secure unit. > more

Steeles gets the chop - THEY have served bangers and bacon, cuts, chops and chitterling to generations of Hampstead carnivores. But the venerated... > more


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