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Moorfields Eye Hospital is quadrupling the number of cataract operations this week in a drive to clear surgical waiting lists that have built up during the coronavirus lockdown.

A study has found almost all north London respondents broke social distancing rules at the height of the coronavirus lockdown.

A new book, which gives a comprehensive picture of homelessness in Britain today, documents the work behind the Dying Homeless investigation.

More than 150 wifi antennas will be installed on top of two Islington Council tower blocks, but the council says they cannot be used for 5G.

A paratriathlon hopeful from Islington overcame a debilitating condition which causes constant, acute pain by having her leg amputated last year, against NHS advice.

Nursing staff at the Royal Free have rallied around a friend and colleague who was diagnosed with leukaemia but, because he was working as a bank nurse, is unable to get sick pay while he is treated.

Another People Friendly Streets area is all set to be installed in Islington.

Islington’s third People Friendly Streets neighbourhood has been revealed.

The mum of an Islington four-year-old with an extremely rare genetic disorder is telling their story as part of a national fundraising campaign.

Boris Johnson is facing calls to prove his chief aide Dominic Cummings, who lives in Islington, did not make a second trip to Durham during the lockdown.

Screwfix Kings Cross is closed for a deep clean because a staff member tested positive for coronavirus this week.

Crowds gathered once again to make their voices heard against Islington’s new People Friendly Streets.

Islington Council has agreed to pay all staff working in care homes full pay if they need to isolate because of a coronavirus infection, in what Unison has dubbed a “significant” victory.

Experts at Oxford University have created an online tool to pinpoint the local areas most at risk from a second wave of coronavirus, including in north London.

The leader of Islington Council has warned against complacency in the face of the “terrible, killer” coronavirus, as figures appear to show infection rates are relatively low in the borough compared to other parts of London.

A Muswell Hill violist who recorded with The Beatles is walking 10km in 10 days for a hospital fundraiser ahead of his 100th birthday.

Gazette reporter Emma Bartholomew gets tested for coronavirus antibodies at Pyser’s new testing centre in Old Street.

Islington Personal Trainer Pennie spells out the dos and don’ts of returning to your workouts post lockdown

A woman whose brother died of Covid-19 has accused Boris Johnson of showing bereaved families “huge disrespect” in the Houses of Parliament today, after he cracked a joke about Calvin Klein pants when he was asked what he would like to say to families who have lost loved ones in the pandemic.

An Islington initiative is encouraging children to go the extra two kilometres with a new fundraising summer challenge.

Moorfields has enabled 80 per cent of its A&E patients to access the treatment they need through an online consultation since the coronavirus outbreak, without having to travel to the Old Street eye hospital.

Leona Lewis sourced pictures of hospital staff from the Whittington, where she was born, and Homerton, where she grew up, for her cover version of ‘Angels’, which she has released to raise money for the NHS in its battle against coronavirus.

Playgrounds in Islington will start to reopen today (July 9) in the borough following the Covid-19 lockdown.

A report has found 98 per cent of referrals to the government’s Prevent initiative from the Camden and Islington NHS trust did not lead to action on radicalisation.

The number of Islington residents claiming Universal Credit skyrocketed by 110 per cent in two months of coronavirus lockdown.

Islington has the lowest cumulative rate per 100,000 people of coronavirus cases in London.

More than 10,000 people have sought help from a coronavirus helpline in Islington.

A junior doctor at the Whittington Hospital became the face of a campaign for this year’s World Refugee Day.

NHS workers at the Whittington Hospital have brightened up the wards by painting colourful new rainbow murals on the hallways.

What better way to kickstart your new workout routine than from the comfort of your own home?

The leader of Islington Council only knows of two people from the borough who have gone through the government’s test and trace system – and claims it’s sending the local authority “c*** data”.

Islington Council has backed Unison’s calls for care workers to be guaranteed full pay for “sickness and isolation” – but says central government must foot the tab.

An elderly woman who was in a critical condition after an alleged “domestic incident” is now stable and her injuries are not believed to be life-threatening.

Politicians got stuck in volunteering at an Islington food bank amid the coronavirus crisis.

A man beat Covid-19 and the odds after his life-support machine was nearly switched off three times while he was in an induced coma – and then his girlfriend of 30 years proposed to him.

We will bring you the latest updates from north London and the response of the authorities to the coronavirus crisis.

An Archway woman donned in homemade scrubs including an Ikea bag and a shower cap is using the weekly clap for carers to demand improved PPE for health workers.

Islington Council has “strongly advised” schools against “rushing” to reopen to more pupils to “hit arbitrary deadlines set by ministers” as the coronavirus lockdown is gradually eased.

Extinction Rebellion (XR) activists painted “pop-up” cycle lanes around Islington during a weekend of socially distanced protests.

Obesity levels in Islington could be exacerbating the coronavirus pandemic, research suggests.

Solace Women’s Aid has secured 70 new units where woman and children fleeing domestic abuse during the coronavirus crisis can take refuge.

The leader of Islington Council says gradual improvements to the government’s Covid-19 testing regime are “too little, too late”.

A security guard at Holloway Road Waitrose says he isn’t surprised men with his occupation have the highest rate of Covid-19 deaths – not least because shoplifters threaten to spit on him.

Hospital admissions linked to obesity have skyrocketed across North London, new figures suggest.

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