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Polls candidates warn of threat to fragmented health service from private sector

Catherine West, Jenny Sutton, Caroline Russell, Shirley Franklin and Dr Mark Lim

From left, Catherine West, Jenny Sutton, Caroline Russell, Shirley Franklin and Dr Mark Lim with a vacant chair for Lynne Featherstone

Stepson of newspaper vendor who died after police baton blow backs Henry Hicks justice campaign

Paul King lays flowers at the spot where Henry died

Paul King lays flowers at the spot where Henry died. Below, with Henry’s father David and sisters Claudia and Lydia

 
Paul King with Henry’s father David and sisters Claudia and Lydia

Published: 27 March, 2015
by KOOS COUVÉE

Finsbury primary school to double in size

Published: 27 March, 2015

PLANNING chiefs have approved proposals that will see Moreland Primary School, in Finsbury, demolished and rebuilt to double its current size.

The struggle to bring up a family on £100 a week – Holloway mum needs knee replacement but first must move from her overcrowded home

Eden Gabreyesus with Federico, 6, Alessio, 10, and Edoardo, 8.

Eden Gabreyesus with Federico, 6, Alessio, 10, and Edoardo, 8. Below, MP Emily Thornberry in Commons

MP Emily Thornberry in Commons

Published: 27 March, 2015
by KOOS COUVÉE

Richard III’s Archway descendant who made a coffin fit for the king’s reburial says he can’t wait to get back to ‘quiet anonymity’

Michael Ibsen

Michael Ibsen: reburial of Richard III, below, was an ‘extraordinary’ experience. Below right, king’s skull found under car park. Picture: University of Leicester

King Richard III and, right, his skull found under car park

Published: 27 March, 2015
by PETER GRUNER

Double murder trial after bodies were found at King’s Cross flat

Othamane Majdouline and, right, Leandro Da Silva

Othamane Majdouline and, right, Leandro Da Silva

Published: 27 March, 2015

A MAN accused of murdering two men before setting fire to their flat will stand trial in July.

Islington gets its first female police chief

Published: 27 March, 2015

ISLINGTON’S first female police chief was sworn in this week as the new Detective Superintendent.

Angel delight as transformed N1 Centre gets off to a flyer

Children at Hungerford Primary School

Children at Hungerford Primary School and, below, Bruce Air Head entertains the crowds

Bruce Air Head entertains the crowds

Published: 27 March, 2015
by ALINA POLIANSKAYA

OUR NEIGHBOURS: Who’s been making the news round your way this week?

Wilmington Square by Sue

Wilmington Square, by Sue; below: Myddelton Square by Dolvile

Myddelton Square by Dolvile

Published: 27 March, 2015
by AMY SMITH

Holloway visitor centre ‘will block magnificent view of clocktower’

Residents in front of the tower

From left: Christopher Richardson, Bridget Spa, Miriam Ashwell, Maureen Brooks, Joanne Brooks, Ronda with baby Max and Vivienne Spa with Fig the terrier

Three weeks left to register to vote in general election

Published: 27 March, 2015

THERE is just over three weeks left for residents to register to vote in the general election on May 7.