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They suffered beatings, starvation and the worst imaginable kinds of neglect. In the third of our special series on Islington’s notorious kids’ homes, Emma Youle meets survivors – and hears how their lives were torn apart by the very institutions that should have protected them

There are more than two dozen names that could hold the key to prosecutions, and boxes of papers that may contain vital evidence. In the second of our special series on the Islington kids’ home scandal of the ’70s, ’80s and ’90s, EMMA YOULE asks why police are not bringing the perpetrators to justice

Survivors of the horrific child abuse scandal that rocked Islington Council in the 1990s have called for police to lead a fresh inquiry as the Gazette today publishes explosive new revelations.

Islington Council has promised to set up an inquiry led by a top lawyer to examine new evidence relating to a former mayor of Islington’s pro-paedophile past.

Investigations journalist EMMA YOULE explains how a stash of newly uncovered documents linked former Islington Mayor Sandy Marks to the radical Fallen Angels collective in early 1980

The family of a young woman who killed herself have accused police of failing to properly investigate a disturbing DVD on assisted suicide found in her flat – and called for the case to be reopened.

Atomic anticipation greeted the return of bad boy of ballet and dance virtuoso Sergei Polunin to the Sadler’s Wells stage last night.

Prison bosses say they have stopped an illicit package being smuggled into HMP Pentonville today.

Today the Gazette reveals the list of restaurants and takeaways in Islington that have been dubbed the dirtiest in the borough by a food watchdog in 2016.

The father of Archway woman Demi Williams today paid tribute to his “loving daughter”, saying her death “broke our hearts”.

A mental health trust “missed opportunities” to check whether a vulnerable woman had access to the gas she used to kill herself, a coroner has ruled.

These chilling images purportedly show prisoners from HMP Pentonville brazenly brandishing a deadly weapon – weeks after a fatal stabbing at the embattled jail.

A coroner has been asked to rule on whether Islington NHS services missed vital opportunities to save a vulnerable Archway woman’s life – and whether a disturbing assisted suicide DVD found in her flat broke the law. EMMA YOULE reports from St Pancras Coroner’s Court.

A CCTV camera pointing towards the sky and metal bars being hurled over the walls are just some of the reasons why people with homes next door to HMP Pentonville say they feel unsafe. EMMA YOULE finds out what it’s like to live within metres of one of Britain’s most notorious jails.

A prisoner has died in custody in a suspected suicide at HMP Pentonville.

Search our table of London MPs’ expense claims to find out how much your local MP spent in 2015-16

Contraband goods were smuggled into HMP Pentonville through a hole in security netting just hours before an inmate was fatally stabbed, it has been claimed.

Ladies, you know that guy, the charming fella who promised the world to win your heart and then promptly broke it?

A school in Islington is under investigation by the Department for Education (DfE) for operating illegally.

Patients who miss appointments at the Whittington Hospital are costing the cash-strapped NHS £4.6million a year and increasing waiting times for others, a Gazette investigation can reveal.

Serious concerns have been raised about staff redundancies at an Islington secondary school as the Gazette can today reveal it has come under fire over a “perplexing” black hole in finances.

Around one in 10 hospital appointments are missed every year in England leading to wasted NHS resources.

One of Britain’s longest-serving murderers is the only man to have escaped from Pentonville prison in the last five years, a Gazette investigation has revealed.

Scrapping one of Islington’s fire engines could prove vital in the fight against terrorism, according to London’s fire commissioner.

A tough stance on sale of illicit alcohol and smuggled spirits in Islington is saving the treasury almost half a million pounds in lost duty every year.

‘All the conversation now is about social media, removing something as important as this is a false economy’ say Tories

Warning over dangers of illicit tobacco as products worth £11,000 are found in intelligence-led swoop

Teenage secret shopper Jacob Mosha, 17, tells of his experience attempting to buy a knife in Islington as a part of a trading standards operation run by the council

New figures have revealed Islington South and Finsbury MP Emily Thornberry had the sixth highest expenses bill in the capital over the last Parliament - in spite of paying for staff and stationary from her own pocket.

Police have been slammed by a watchdog for using the name of a gun as an alias for an officer involved in a fatal firearms operation.

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