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Islington’s rough sleeper population has surged by close to 40 per cent in the past three months, according to City Hall stats.

Wireless promoter Live Nation has been given the green light to carry on holding the festival in Finsbury Park after a licensing review – but extra security will be on the streets and artists will be “encouraged” not to swear.

Wireless promoters defended the music festival at a licence review hearing last night, saying it is a “celebration of grime music” that causes no public nuisance.

More affordable housing could be built across the country thanks to a “game-changing” High Court victory for Islington Council, with the judge’s comments set to influence new guidance for surveyors.

The more I learn about planning, the more it seems like a dark art.

Wireless Festival chiefs face a battle to stay in Finsbury Park after Haringey Council announced a licence review will take place next month.

We’ve all been in situations when someone’s mobile has gone off when it shouldn’t have.

When Westminster Council took TfL to the High Court over CS11 last month, Mr Justice Holgate said he had “never seen anything like” it.

The curtain could finally be raised on a forgotten 400-seat underground theatre beneath Islington Green – a decade after it was built.

Violent crime in Finsbury Park has fallen since police raided a drug den surrounded by signs telling the long arm of the law to “keep out”.

The faith leader who successfully overturned senior coroner Mary Hassell’s “cab-rank” system has criticised her new draft policy to consider every death in inner north London for possible fast-tracking.

The High Court has told Camden Council it must pay at least £68,000 in legal fees after senior coroner Mary Hassell lost a court battle over how she treats deaths in Hackney, Islington, Camden and Tower Hamlets.

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.

Coroners have been told to give “proper respect” to religious beliefs in new burial policy. It follows the controversial case of north and east London coroner Mary Hassell.

Mohammed Kozbar, chairman of Finsbury Park Mosque, will be awarded “substantial damages” after the High Court ruled on Wednesday that the Daily Telegraph had published defamatory statements about him.

Islington Council and the government have won a landmark affordable housing case at the High Court.

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.

Islington MPs Jeremy Corbyn and Emily Thornberry have written a joint letter calling coroner Mary Hassell’s refusal to prioritise religious burials “unacceptable”.

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.

An imam who urged an angry crowd not to harm Finsbury Park attacker Darren Osborne has been praised by a High Court judge for choosing “to respond to evil with good”.

The town hall has responded to a wrist slap by the High Court over how it allocates council housing by giving more points to hard-up homeless families who would otherwise not qualify.

Islington councillors took action to prevent teenage gambling addicts pouring their pocket money into fruit machines.

Furious five-a-side players have served Islington Council with a legal notice over the decision to replace their pitches at the Sobell Leisure Centre with a trampoline park.

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.

After an unexpectedly heavy shower one evening last week, this beautiful combination of apricot and silver-grey prompted me to hang out my front window with my camera, looking east, writes Mavis Pilbeam, Mercers Road, Holloway.

Finsbury Park Mosque was vindicated last week. It won a libel case after it was falsely labelled as a terrorist organisation. Yesterday, it held a successful, inclusive open day. The Gazette spoke to chairman Mohammed Kozbar.

Finsbury Park Mosque was this afternoon “vindicated” after wrongly being labelled a terrorist organisation by a major online database.

A news agency has agreed to pay Finsbury Park Mosque undisclosed damages after wrongly linking it to terrorism.

The Friends of Finsbury Park group will return to the High Court in its campaign against Wireless Festival and other music events.

I just wanted to share this picture with you of my son Alfie Tilyard, a cadet at the parade at Islington Green on Sunday, writes Maxine Tilyard, Godwin Close.

An attempt to ban Wireless Festival from Finsbury Park has been dismissed by High Court judges.

Campaigners are ready to launch legal action as they fight to stop Wireless Festival being held in Finsbury Park.

Protesters have taken their concerns about the Archway gyratory removal to the High Court in the hope of obtaining a judicial review.

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