The Independent London Newspaper
30th March 2017

Crime

    Safety fears after Billy Fury Way attack

    The alley was renamed in 2010

    Published: 26 August, 2016
    By WILLIAM McLENNAN

    A NOTORIOUS alleyway that was the scene of an attempted knifepoint rape needs urgent action to deter criminals before a “tragedy” occurs, residents who live nearby have warned. 

    Mystery of Cuban cigar left at Great Train Robber's grave

    Nick Reynolds with the cigar at the grave

    Nick Reynolds with the cigar at the grave of his father, Bruce Reynolds, at Highgate Cemetery

    Published: 11 August, 2016
    by DAN CARRIER

    Extra police for neighbourhoods, but management jobs axed to pay for armed officers

    Officers with automatic weapons will patrol London on motorbikes

    Published: 5 August, 2016
    By WILLIAM McLENNAN

    THE Mayor of London’s high-profile plans to introduce an extra police officer to every neighbourhood were announced in the same week that cuts to senior positions were quietly pushed through,

    No evidence Russell Square knife attack was 'motivated by terror,' police said

    Police remained at the scene in Russell Square

    Published: 4 August, 2016
    By WILLIAM McLENNAN

    POLICE have said that a knife attack in Russell Square that left one woman dead and five others injured was likely to have been “triggered by mental health issues”. 

    Death of cafe owner murdered in Kilburn High Road is a 'a tragic loss of a real character'

    Huseyin Gulbudak was described as a "very friendly guy, a lovely guy"

    Published: 4 August, 2016
    By WILLIAM McLENNAN

    FRIENDS and customers of a popular café owner who was stabbed to death at work have paid tribute to a “friendly face” who “played a huge role in the neighbourhood”.

    Arrest made after man stabbed to death at cafe in Kilburn High Road

    A 48-year-old man died in hospital 

    Published: 2 August, 2016
    By WILLIAM McLENNAN

    A 21-year-old has been arrested after a man was stabbed to death at a cafe in Kilburn.

    'It's like a warzone': Families in Chalk Farm fear for safety after man is shot in the stomach

    Juniper Crescent

    Published: 28 July, 2016
    By WILLIAM McLENNAN

    PARENTS have describ­ed how they feel unsafe in their own homes after children witnessed a bloody escalation of street violence at the start of the school summer holidays.

    Burglars with suitcases raid new Kentish Town boutique Diverse

    Owners Burn and Saskia Lamche

    Published: 27 July, 2016
    By DAN CARRIER

    THIEVES pulled off an audacious  Supermarket Sweep-style burglary this week at a new clothes boutique in Kentish Town – using suitcases on wheels to carry off a haul worth thousands of p

    James Warnock jailed for life for killing teenager Yiannoulla Yianni in 1982

    James Warnock

    Published: 18 July, 2016
    By WILLIAM McLENNAN

    YIANNOULLA Yianni's killer was today jailed for life and told by a judge that he had "visited misery beyond measure" on her family in the 34 years since her death. 

    40 years on from schoolboy Enrico Sidoli's death, £5,000 reward offered to solve mystery of Lido murder

    Police posters from 1976 [Camden Local Studies and Archives Centre, Holborn Library]

    Published: 17 July, 2016
    By RICHARD OSLEY

    DETECTIVES will be urged to revisit their historic case files on the death of a schoolboy who died after reportedly being held under the water at the Parliament Hill Lido four decades ago.

    Verdict: James Warnock is found guilty of raping and murdering schoolgirl Yiannoulla Yianni in 1982

    James Warnock

    James Warnock will be sentenced on Monday

    Published: 15 July, 2016
    By WILLIAM McLENNAN

    A HANDYMAN from Regent's Park has been found guilty of raping and murdering Swiss Cottage schoolgirl Yiannoulla Yianni more than 30 years ago. 

    Detectives ask for help after mother-of-three dies after being 'beaten up'

    Vicky Walton [Pic: Camden New Journal]

    Published: 7 July, 2016
    By DAN CARRIER

    DETECTIVES investigating the violent death of a mother of three in Queen’s Crescent swamped the area last night (Wednesday) in the hope of finding fresh clues.

    Murder squad detectives arrest two after 'beaten up' woman dies in hospital

    A woman in her 30s died in the Royal Free yesterday

    Published: 1 July, 2016
    By DAN CARRIER

    MURDER squad detectives have arrested two people after a woman died in the Royal Free Hospital yesterday (Thursday) morning.

    'Go home' chants: Reports of rise in hate crimes in Camden after Brexit vote

    Published: 30 June, 2016
    By RICHARD OSLEY

    POLICE and the Town Hall are on alert amid reports that abuse against minorities has spiked since the United Kingdom voted to quit the European Union.

    Yiannoulla Yianni murder: accused 'came up with story' based on news reports

    Yiannoulla Yianni, 17, was brutally killed in 1982

    Published: 24 June, 2016
    By WILLIAM McLENNAN

    THE man accused of killing Yiannoulla Yianni more than 30 years ago “came up with a story” about having a secret relationship with the 17-year-old based on information released by the p