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Thornberry eager for early election, reports

Islington South MP Emily Thornberry has claimed her vote is "hardening" and suggested she would be happy for the nation to go to the polls within the next three months.

Lib Dems open new headquarters in Camden Town

Jo Shaw and David Howarth cut the ribbon

THE Liberal Democrats have set up a new office in Camden Town - and celebrated with a party last week.

Plans for secondary school admissions 'banding' are dropped

PLANS to set up a 'banding' system of admissions into Camden's secondary schools have abandoned after the Town Hall failed to convince all schools it was a good idea.

Leona Lewis bookshop attack: Man held under Mental Health Act

A JUDGE has detained a man suffering from schizophrenia under the Mental Health Act after he admitted punching Leona Lewis in a West End bookshop.

Open verdict in piano teacher inquest

Julian Bray

A PIANO teacher and tennis coach who struggled with depression drowned in the River Thames after going missing from his West Hampstead home, an inquest heard.

EYEWITNESS: Spurs suffer shock defeat to Wolves

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Wolves 1

From Dan Carrier at White Hart Lane

Judge warns night bus attacks will be punished

AN Old Bailey judge has warned that night time assaults on the notorious night bus routes through Camden Town will be dealt with severely by the courts.

Somali salute: MP praises women

MP EMILY Thornberry met two Somali women’s groups at a celebration of the Eid al-Adha Festival on the Bemerton estate in Islington.

Developers in Turnmill appeal

PROPERTY developers will use the words of Islington’s own planning officers to appeal against the council’s refusal to allow the demolition of Clerkenwell’s landmark Turnmill building.

Report attacks case for health centre closure

Cllr Martin Klute

£10m refurbishment figure ‘inflated’

THE decision to close Finsbury Health Centre was based on “inaccurate and artificially inflated” refurbishment costs and would damage health care provision, a council report has found.

Murder-plot rap stars ‘to spend best years of lives behind bars’

Judge praises bravery of passer-by who pulled pregnant schoolgirl from canal

TWO rising rap stars who planned to drown a pregnant schoolgirl were jailed on Friday for a total of 32 years for their “evil deeds”.

Cyclists’ warning to Mayor Boris: ‘Stop dithering over road safety’

Demonstrators in Holloway Road on Monday

Party leaders join demonstrators demanding action at notorious accident black spot

PARTY leaders from Islington Council joined dozens of demonstrators on Monday in a protest about a notorious accident black spot in Holloway Road, Highbury.

University at risk: Governors resist calls for resignation in financial row

Sir Michael Snyder

Lecturers back government demands for board to step down amid fears of 500 job losses

UNDER-FIRE governors at London Metropolitan University are refusing to obey calls from government bosses to quit – despite fears the stand-off could lead to its closure.

Bid to trace brothers of man found dead

Woman issues appeal after tragic lonely death of her ex-husband

A WIDOW has launched a last-minute bid through the Tribune to track down her ex-husband’s long-lost brothers in time for his funeral next Friday.

Help for disabled burglary victim, 9

Bailey with mum Leyla

Mum ‘touched by kindness’ after son watched masked raiders take games from bedroom

THERE was a huge wave of sympathy and support this week for nine-year-old Bailey who watched in terror as masked youths ransacked his home.

Save our hospital

Tribune leads battle to block closure of Whittington A&E

THE fight is on to Save Our Whittington.

Grieving fiancée launches £1m damages bid

THE fiancée of a carpenter crushed to death on a building site has launched a High Court bid for £1million compensation.

Celebrity chefs in Soup Kitchen

Soup Kitchen director Miranda Suit, in the front with, from left, Jacob Kennedy,

CELEBRITY chefs who usually tickle the tastebuds of City bankers did their bit for London’s homeless this week.