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Cathy Newman: Yui Mok/PA Wire

Highbury man accused of stalking Cathy Newman sent 100,000 tweets

A man accused of stalking a well-known TV presenter for two years, bombarding her with more than 100,000 tweets, has denied charges of harassment.

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Whittington Hospital. Picture: Nigel Sutton

Former Whittington nurse accused of publishing fake medical research

»A former Whittington Hospital nurse has been accused of publishing a medical paper based on research that never took place.

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Jahmal Swaby was stabbed in Finsbury Park (picture credit: Jan Nevill)

Teen’s plea to find “Samaritans” who helped him after being stabbed outside Finsbury Park tube

A teenager stabbed for a designer Louis Vuitton scarf wants to trace the Good Samaritans who came to his aid after people around Finsbury Park Tube station ignored him.

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Dr Dhanuson Dharmasena leaves Westminster Magistrates Court in central London where he appeared in court, along with Hasan Mohamed, in the first UK prosecution for female genital mutilation.

Whittington doctor in court over FGM charges

A doctor has appeared in court in the first UK prosecution for female genital mutilation.

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Artan Zeqiri

Brothers get three years for ‘brutal’ attack outside Islington bar

Two brothers who left a man needing major surgery following an attack on Upper Street have been jailed for a total of three years.

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The attack took place at the Cumberland Hotel in Marble Arch (Picture: PA Images/Yui Mok)

Suspects from Islington and Stroud Green charged as part of attempted murder investigation

An Islington man and two Stroud Green residents have been charged as part of the investigation into the attempted murder of three women at a Marble Arch hotel.

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Dr Sureshkumar Pandya.

Hoxton doctor cleared of carrying out female genital mutilation in botched surgery

A doctor who bungled a cosmetic “designer vagina” operation was found to have committed a “serious clinical failure”, but it did not amount to female genital mutilation (FGM) a tribunal has ruled.

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Police are concerned for this man's welfare after he visited the Whittington Hospital on March 21

Islington police concerned over welfare of Whittington Hospital patient

Police are concerned for the welfare of a man who attended the Whittington Hospital last month.

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Police line

Gang stabbed and robbed teens outside Finsbury Park station

Robbers stabbed two teenagers and made off with their friends’ phones in Finsbury Park yesterday.

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Samson Ogbeni

Crack cocaine dealers get 14 years following Finsbury flat bust

Two crack cocaine dealers have been jailed for a total of 14 years after being arrested at a Finsbury flat.

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Jimmy Savile, who may have been involved in an Islington paedophile ring in the 1970s and 80s. PA

Abuse victim: Savile inquiry must be independent of Islington Council

An inquiry into allegations of Jimmy Savile abusing children at an Islington care home must be independent of the town hall, an abuse victim has claimed.

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CCTV room at Islington council offices.

Islington’s new £2m CCTV centre opens

A £2million CCTV control centre has opened in Islington, providing 24-hour coverage of 1,000 cameras across the borough.

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Elmore Street stabbing - Kieran Grant

Man allegedly stabbed through car window following chase in Islington

A man was allegedly stabbed following a car chase in Islington today.

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Cllr Paul Convery

Violent crime and theft discussed at slington’s first ever crime summit

Theft and violent crime were among the main issues raised at Islington’s first ever crime summit.

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Norman Newmarch

Islington man who murdered best friend could face life in prison

An Islington man who stabbed his best friend to death has been found guilty of murder.

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George Joseph

King’s Cross father stabbed son to death in argument over rent

A father who stabbed his son to death during an argument at his King’s Cross flat has been convicted of murder.

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A voyeur has been fined £500 for filming poeple showering in an Islingtn gym

Voyeur took photos of gym users showering

»A man who was caught secretly filming gym users taking a shower by hiding his iPhone in a shampoo bottle, has been fined £500.

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Win a DVD copy of Sir David Attenborough’s Natural History Museum Alive

David Attenborough introduces you to his favourite extinct creatures as they come alive on one magical night in London’s Natural History Museum.

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The pop-up will mark Record Store Day, which is on Saturday (Picture: Mike Lawrie/Getty Images)

World’s smallest disco to open in Stoke Newington

Two musicians behind the ‘90s hit Brimful of Asha are launching the world’s smallest disco in Stoke Newington this weekend.

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