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The family of a mother who died after weight-loss surgery are calling for her case to be included in a probe into another woman’s death after a similar operation at Whittington Hospital.

Taxpayer-backed Royal Bank of Scotland (RBS) is breaching planning rules at its Angel offices, it was claimed this week.

Whittington Hospital chairman Joe Liddane has resigned in order to care for his elderly parents in Ireland.

Town Hall bosses were this week challenged over their ability to protect the borough’s most prized historical landmarks and green spaces after figures emerged showing rising levels of planning applications being approved in conservation areas.

A credit card fraudster has been jailed for nearly three years after police caught him using a bogus American Express card at an Islington Tesco.

While some A-level students were last week celebrating their results, others were still hard at work in the fight to secure a future in their dream industry.

Scores of children last week celebrated their beloved adventure playgrounds being protected forever.

An 18-year-old who could become Islington’s youngest councillor at next year’s local elections is calling for more people his own age to enter politics.

Transport chiefs have been slammed over “shock” figures showing prices for some of the most popular underground journeys have soared as much as 43 per cent.

The Stone Roses concerts were this week blamed for an almost eight-fold surge in crime in Finsbury Park after “shock” new figures emerged.

Despite beefed-up grade boundaries, Central Foundation Boys School has seen a dramatic rise in pupils winning Russell Group university places following a haul of knock-out A-Level results.

With a pass rate of 98 per cent, students at City and Islington made this year’s tougher A Level tests look easy.

Islington council is being sued over an alleged data protection breach – involving one of its own councillors.

Town hall chiefs stand accused of making a mess of dog-fouling laws while fines for offenders continue to fall – despite splashing £240,000 on Britain’s biggest “dog squad”.

Protesters have launched a borough-wide campaign calling for Stamp Duty to be axed while claiming would-be first-time Islington buyers are being priced out by the controversial tax.

Fifteen officers have been interviewed under criminal caution over the death of a man restrained by police outside an Islington hostel, it emerged today.

Hundreds of thousands of taxpayers’ cash is being squandered at Pentonville Prison because of delays to cases of foreign criminals facing the boot from Britain.

Town Hall chiefs have waded into the fire cuts row by throwing down the gauntlet to London Mayor Boris Johnson with a threat of legal action.

A deaf homeless man accused of murdering a deaf actor who was punched outside a Highbury pub had been attending a social event for the hard of hearing with his alleged victim, it emerged this week.

Islington South and Finsbury MP Emily Thornberry has received more than £50,000 in donations from trade unions - more than former prime minister Gordon Brown - since 2010, it emerged this week.

A leading care figure has hailed Islington Council’s decision to ring fence money available to home carers for assisting disabled loved ones.

A Highbury pub has had its speakers impounded by Islington Council after breaching noise warnings.

Whittington Hospital has been accused of “indirect discrimination” over its disabled parking policy.

An investigation has been launched and a surgeon suspended after a mother he operated on at the Whittington Hospital died, it emerged this week.

Families from across the world gathered in Finsbury at the weekend to mark the end of a nearly 40-year battle for a memorial to the victims of one of Britain’s worst train disasters.

Islington MEP Sarah Ludford last week dropped in on social enterprise GetMoreBikes to see their apprentice mechanics in action.

Temperatures are not the only records being smashed. Thieves have now snatched the most mobile phones on record for Islington as the hot weather brought a borough-wide surge in the crime.

Thousands flocked to the annual Whitecross Street Party for the festival’s “best ever” weekend of art, live music and street food.

Three gang members on push bikes have been jailed for a total of nearly 40 years after one of them opened fire on the police car chasing them.

A burqa-wearing robber who donned the garment to raid Oxford Street store Selfridges went from a hammer-weilding hardman to a sniffling wreck within minutes of the raid - by phoning his mother in a pathetic plea for forgiveness.

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