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The senior coroner for inner north London Mary Hassell is set to hold a public consultation into the new policy for how she should deal with deaths in the area, but has only given people a matter of days to send in written submissions.

Haringey Council has confirmed it will be looking to increase anti-homelessness funding to tackle rough sleeping in Stroud Green Road, after the borough’s provision was criticised.

Haringey’s new council has hit the brakes on the controversial closure of Stroud Green’s Osborne Grove nursing home.

Jewish and Muslim communities in north London were celebrating this morning as judges quashed senior coroner Mary Hassell’s “cab-rank” system of dealing with deaths.

The long-running dispute between the senior coroner for inner north London, Mary Hassell and the area’s Jewish and Muslim communities might be coming to an end, as the decision will be given tomorrow on her refusal to prioritise burials.

Communities secretary Sajid Javid has refused to say whether a law that allowed a new luxury flat complex in Archway to be created without any affordable flats should be axed.

With judges poised to make a ruling after last week’s judicial review, Harry Taylor looks back at the dispute between Mary Hassell and north London’s faith communities –and speaks to the families affected by her ‘cab-rank’ system

Fewer than two hundred yards from Finsbury Park station lies the abandoned, derelict site of the former Powerhaus nightclub and music venue.

The chief executive of a secular pressure group has backed under-fire inner north London senior coroner Mary Hassell, saying “religion shouldn’t be a trump card.”

A High Court judge today said the judicial review into senior coroner Mary Hassell’s refusal to prioritise religious people’s burials should be dealt with as soon as possible.

A judge has given the go-ahead for a judicial review into how deaths are dealt with by the senior coroner for Inner North London, Mary Hassell.

Dr Al-Any had been suspended at two previous tribunals, before being struck off on Friday January 5.

A religious group is threatening to take the north London coroner to court in a row about prioritising Jewish and Muslim burials.

A chocolate thief from King’s Cross has been banned from visiting three major railway stations in north London.

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