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Jail for Stonebridge man after DNA is found on converted replica handguns

A Stonebridge man has been sentenced to five years behind bars for possessing replica handguns converted to fire live rounds -after his DNA was found on the weapons.

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Police would like to speak to this man after a woman was flashed at Kilburn Park station

Appeal to find Kilburn Tube station flasher

Police have released CCTV images of a man they would like to speak to after a Tube passenger exposed himself to a woman at Kilburn station.

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Nicolae Patraucean has been jailed for 25 years

Man, 21, jailed for brutal murder of Colindale woman

A 21-year-old man who repeatedly stabbed a woman in her home in Colindale leaving her so mutilated it was initially unclear how she died has been jailed for life.

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Jerome Francis has be acquitted at Luton Crown Court

Stonebridge man acquitted of prison smuggling plot, Queen’s Park wife still on trial

A man from Stonebridge has been cleared of trying to smuggle contraband including drinks and drugs into a prison while he was a prisoner there.

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Marian Calina is finally in jail

Romanian attacker who fled the UK is jailed for Wembley assault

A Romanian who attacked a man in Wembley and jumped bail before his trial by fleeing back to his homeland is finally behind bars.

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Cllr Zaffar Van Kalwala has appeared in court

Brent councillor denies dangerous driving and assault charges in court

A Labour councillor in Brent has appeared in court where he denied two charges in connection with an alleged attack in Wembley.

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The couple are on trial at Luton Crown Court

Couple accused of trying to smuggle contraband into prison

A Queen’s Park woman and her prisoner husband plotted to smuggle alcohol, heroin, cannabis and mobile phones into a jail in Hemel Hempstead, a court heard.

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Police would like to speak to these two men

Hunt to find iPhone snatchers in north west London

Detectives have released CCTV images of two men they would like to speak to in connection with three mobile phone snatches on trains in north west London.

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Marius Galan is due at Wood Green Crown Court

Kingsbury man charged with Edgware street fight due in court

A Kingsbury man is due in court accused of taking part in a street fight which has left a 26-year-old fighting for his life.

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Farrukh Naveed will stand trial next April

Trial date set for Kingsbury school caretaker on child sex assault charge

A school caretaker from Kingsbury charged with sexually assaulting an underage girl will stand trial next April.

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Hana Gul Khan denies funding terrorism

Willesden woman denies funding terrorism

A Willesden woman accused of sending cash and equipment to a jihadist fighter has denied funding terrorism.

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Tamara Herrera appeared at Westminster Magistrates' Court

Queen’s Park teen allowed her Pitbull to attack two people

A teenager from Queen’s Park who allowed her Pitbull to attack a frail pensioner and a dog walker in separate incidents has been given a community order.

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Kilburn teenager accused of flashing at woman on train

A teenager from Kilburn has been charged with exposure after a woman was flashed at on a Bakerloo Line train.

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Farrukh Naveed is due before Harrow Crown Court

School caretaker from Kingsbury accused of child sex charge due in court

A school caretaker from Kingsbury charged with sexually assaulting an underage girl is due to make a second court appearance today.

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Raheem Bourne has been jailed for four years

Teenager jailed for supplying drugs on Wembley estate

A teenager who flooded a housing estate in north Wembley with drugs has been jailed for four years.

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Police custody image of Philip Spence taken on April 10

Alperton hotel hammer attacker ‘is crack cocaine and heroin addict’

A man from Alperton who attacked three women with a claw hammer in their London hotel room is a crack cocaine and heroin addict who boasted to police about licking blood from his weapon, a court heard.

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Sabrina Moss was killed as she celebrated her 24th birthday

Four accused of helping the killers of Sabrina Moss

A woman and three men appeared in court today accused of helping the killers of Sabrina Moss as the police dragnet closed around them.

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Philip Spence attacked the three sisters at the Cumberland Hotel (Pic credit Google Streetview)

Half-sister of hammer attack victims committed by Alperton man breaks down in court

The half-sister of three women who were brutally attacked with a claw hammer during a night time raid on their London hotel room broke down in court as she remembered discovering them covered in blood.

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Philip Spence attacked the three sisters at the Cumberland Hotel (Pic credit Google Streetview)

Alperton man led hammer attack on three sisters with ‘incredible force’

An attacker from Alperton who savagely beat three sisters with a claw hammer as they slept alongside their young children used “incredible force” as he repeatedly hit the women, a court has heard.

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Omer Jama Abdi, pictured, died after being viciously assaulted in Wembley

Good Samaritan beaten to death in Wembley ‘for defending vulnerable woman’

A thug beat a Good Samaritan to death in a street in Wembley street because he tried to stop a vulnerable woman from being abused on Valentine’s Day, a court was told today.

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Philip Spence attacked the three sisters at the Cumberland Hotel (Pic credit Google Streetview)

Alperton man admits hammer attack on three sisters in London hotel

A man from Alperton has pleaded guilty to brutally attacking three sisters in their hotel room but denies trying to kill them.

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A recovered catalytic converter, left, and the tools used to steal them

Sentencing postponed for catalytic converters theft family

The sentencing of six members of the same family for their involvement in the theft of more than 150 catalytic converters from cars in Brent and across London has been postponed.

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Farrukh Naveed appeared at Hendon Magistrates' Court

School caretaker from Kingsbury on child sex charge appears in court

A school caretaker from Kingsbury has appeared in court charged with sexually assaulting an underage girl.

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Hana Gul Khan is due in court today

Willesden woman on terrorism charge due in court

A 22-year-old woman from Willesden accused of sending money to fund terrorism activity is due to appear in court today.

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Woman escapes house fire in Cricklewood

A woman escaped uninjured after a fire broke out at a house in Cricklewood yesterday afternoon.

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Anis Abid Sardar appeared at the Old Bailey today

Trial date set for terror suspect from Wembley

A terror suspect from Wembley accused of plotting to murder British and American forces in Iraq with roadside bombs seven years ago will stand trial in April.

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Bogus solicitor from Harlesden faces jail

A bogus solicitor from Harlesden caught forging a legal ruling after he used the wrong title for the judge is facing jail.

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A recovered catalytic converter, left, and the tools used to steal them

Sentencing today for catalytic converters theft family

Six members of the same family will be sentenced today for their involvement in the theft of more than 150 catalytic converters from cars in Brent and across London.

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Shooting took place in Fawood Avenue yesterday night

Investigation launched following shooting in Stonebridge

An investigation is underway following a shooting in the Stonebridge Estate last night.

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Farrukh Naveed is due in court today

School caretaker from Kingsbury due in court today accused of sexually assaulting underage girl

A school caretaker from Kingsbury is due in court this morning charged with sexually assaulting an underage girl.

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Kingsbury man charged with Edgware street brawl appears in court

A Kingsbury man appeared in court yesterday accused of taking part in a street fight which has left a 26-year-old fighting for his life.

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Kenton dad jailed for £55k benefit fraud

A petrol station attendant from Kenton has been jailed for falsely claim £55,000 in housing benefits in a six-year long scam.

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This man is wanted in connection with an assaulted in Alperton

London’s unsolved transport crimes includes Alperton assault

An assault on a bus in Alperton is featured in a list of unsolved transport crime in London.

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Colindale man charged with Burnt Oak stabbing appears in court

A man from Colindale has appeared in court charged with carrying out a stabbing outside Burnt Oak tube station on Friday.

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All three men will appear in court today

Kingsbury man charged following street fight in Edgware

A Kingsbury man has been charged in connection with a street fight which has left a 26-year-old fighting for his life.

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Christopher King has had his sentence reduced to 10 years

Wembley attacker has jail sentence reduced on appeal

A vicious thug from Wembley who led a brutal attack on a man he knew had suffered brain damage in a previous assault has had his jail term cut on appeal.

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Heider Rasheed and Osamah Altameemi left 10 cars for sale in Barretts Green Road (Pic credit: Google Streeview)

Two car dealers fined for illegally trading in Harlesden

Two men have been fined for illegally displaying cars for sale in a street in Harlesden.

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Colindale man accused of Burnt Oak stabbing

A man from Colindale has been charged with carrying out a stabbing outside Burnt Oak tube station on Friday.

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Driss Benzeroune was found guilty of benefit fraud

Suspended prison sentence for benefit cheat who scammed £24k from Brent Council

A benefit cheat who made false claims to pocket more than £24,000 from Brent Council has been given a suspended prison sentence.

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Anis Abid Sardar has appeared in court

Wembley man accused of plotting to murder soldiers with roadside bombs in Iraq appears in court

A father-of-one from Wembley accused of plotting to murder British and American soldiers with roadside bombs in Iraq has appeared in court.

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Drake has cancelled his Wireless London performance (Photo by Theo Wargo/Getty Images for ESPN)

Fans devastated after Drake cancels Wireless London festival

Rapper Drake has pulled out of his headline appearances at this weekend’s Wireless Festival in London, leaving fans devastated.

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