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Jeroen Ensink: Police and mental health authorities under pressure at inquest 

25 Apr 17

Jeroen Ensink: Police and mental health authorities under pressure at inquest 52 minutes ago Aine Fox –> The inquest of Holloway academic Jeroen Ensink will focus on police and mental health authorities after he was stabbed to death by a psychotic …


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Man suffers head injuries in Andover Estate ‘after brawl’ 

25 Apr 17

Man suffers head injuries in Andover Estate ‘after brawl’ 54 minutes ago James Morris –> Finsbury Park Police are appealing for information after a man was found with head injuries in the Andover Estate on Sunday night.


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Crouch Hill Supermarket could be shut down for buying booze stolen from Sainsbury’s 

25 Apr 17

Crouch Hill Supermarket could be shut down for buying booze stolen from Sainsbury’s 26 minutes ago Sam Gelder –> An off-licence faces being shut down after being caught by police buying booze stolen from Sainsbury’s.


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Corrupt Clerkenwell prison officer ‘made up to £1k’ each time she smuggled contraband 

25 Apr 17

Corrupt Clerkenwell prison officer ‘made up to £1k’ each time she smuggled contraband 45 minutes ago James Morris –> A corrupt former prison officer from Clerkenwell has been sentenced after she was caught smuggling 117 grams of cannabis and …


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James Housing missing: Stoke Newington man suffers dementia 

25 Apr 17

James Housing missing: Stoke Newington man suffers dementia 10 minutes ago James Morris –> Hackney Police need help finding an elderly man missing from Stoke Newington.


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Lance Scott Walker: Killer of Holloway teen in care hostel admits manslaughter 

24 Apr 17

Lance Scott Walker: Killer of Holloway teen in care hostel admits manslaughter 20 minutes ago Sam Gelder –> A man who stabbed a Holloway teenager to death in their hostel has been given a hospital order after pleading guilty to manslaughter.


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20 years of Highbury Community Association: A voice on everything from Arsenal FC to greedy goldfish 

24 Apr 17

20 years of Highbury Community Association: A voice on everything from Arsenal FC to greedy goldfish 45 minutes ago James Morris –> “The Arsenal wants to knock down homes and expand its capacity by nearly a third.


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Man stabbed in Essex Road 

24 Apr 17

Man stabbed in Essex Road 40 minutes ago James Morris –> A man was stabbed in Essex Road last night.


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This week 30 years ago: Bomb scare outside Jeremy Corbyn’s office 

24 Apr 17

This week 30 years ago: Bomb scare outside Jeremy Corbyn’s office 10 minutes ago James Morris –> A suitcase, believed to be carrying a bomb was dumped outside Islington Labour headquarters – where Jeremy Corbyn had an office.


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Arsenal ‘Gay Gooners’: Biggest LGBT football supporters club in the world 

23 Apr 17

Arsenal ‘Gay Gooners’: Biggest LGBT football supporters club in the world 53 minutes ago James Morris –> Football is still prejudiced against LGBT people.


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General Election 2017: Brexit no threat to Labour in Islington, party insists – as Greens, Lib Dems prepare for fight 

21 Apr 17

General Election 2017: Brexit no threat to Labour in Islington, party insists – as Greens, Lib Dems prepare for fight 21 minutes ago Ramzy Alwakeel –> Green and Lib Dem candidates are no threat to Labour in Islington – despite warning signs the …


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Courtyard School headteacher running London Marathon for disabilities charity 

21 Apr 17

Courtyard School headteacher running London Marathon for disabilities charity 52 minutes ago James Scott –> The headteacher of a special education needs school will be pounding the streets of London for a charity which is close to her heart.


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Stabbing near Canonbury doctor’s surgery leaves patient with ‘possibly life-changing injuries’ 

21 Apr 17

Stabbing near Canonbury doctor’s surgery leaves patient with ‘possibly life-changing injuries’ 18 minutes ago Emma Bartholomew –> A man has potentially life-changing injuries after being stabbed near a doctor’s surgery in Canonbury this …


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Taxi driver who ran over cyclist in Islington while distracted by his mobile phone ‘thought she was a speed bump’ 

21 Apr 17

Taxi driver who ran over cyclist in Islington while distracted by his mobile phone ‘thought she was a speed bump’ 5 minutes ago Emma Bartholomew –> A private hire vehicle driver who caused “horrific injuries” to the cyclist he ran over while…


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Five-year leak from council flat upstairs leaves desperate Holloway woman ‘homeless’ 

21 Apr 17

Five-year leak from council flat upstairs leaves desperate Holloway woman ‘homeless’ 33 minutes ago Sam Gelder –> The fed-up owner of this sopping Holloway flat says a five-year leak from the council flat above has left her effectively homeless.


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General Election 2017: Terry Stacy steps down as Lib Dem candidate for Islington South and Finsbury 

20 Apr 17

General Election 2017: Terry Stacy steps down as Lib Dem candidate for Islington South and Finsbury 57 minutes ago James Morris –> Terry Stacy tonight stood down as Liberal Democrat candidate for Islington South and Finsbury.


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Finsbury Rifles commemorated on 100th anniversary of biggest First World War loss 

20 Apr 17

Finsbury Rifles commemorated on 100th anniversary of biggest First World War loss 48 minutes ago Sam Gelder –> Veterans and dignitaries from Islington turned out to commemorate the Finsbury Rifles last night – 100 years on from their biggest loss …


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Jeremy Corbyn: ‘Stop thinking everyone in Islington is living the life of Riley’ 

20 Apr 17

Jeremy Corbyn: ‘Stop thinking everyone in Islington is living the life of Riley’ 14 minutes ago James Morris –> Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn scorned Islington’s “elitist” stereotype while launching his general election campaign today.


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Upper Street flooding: Bus route disruption as water main replacement begins 

20 Apr 17

Upper Street flooding: Bus route disruption as water main replacement begins 37 minutes ago James Morris –> Bus routes serving the centre of Islington will be disrupted for two months as Thames Water carry out water main replacements.


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Record Store Day 2017: ‘I sold my house to keep my store open’ says owner of Flashback in Essex Road 

20 Apr 17

Record Store Day 2017: ‘I sold my house to keep my store open’ says owner of Flashback in Essex Road 43 minutes ago Sam Gelder –> Flashback Records is one of the top record shop companies in the UK.


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Domestic violence charity praises Islington Council for evicting ‘violent man’ even after he was cleared of attacking ex 

19 Apr 17

Domestic violence charity praises Islington Council for evicting ‘violent man’ even after he was cleared of attacking ex 23 minutes ago Sam Gelder –> A leading domestic violence charity has applauded Islington Council’s bold decision to evict …


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Parents missing out on National Offer Day due to high demand for ‘outstanding’ primary schools 

19 Apr 17

Parents missing out on National Offer Day due to high demand for ‘outstanding’ primary schools 3 minutes ago James Scott –> We spoke to London Metropolitan University’s head of subject for health and childhood Kelly Cooper about her experience…


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Business of the week: Twipes, glorified toilet roll created by City University students 

19 Apr 17

Business of the week: Twipes, glorified toilet roll created by City University students 24 minutes ago James Morris –> In a weekly feature, we profile a fascinating company doing business here in Islington.


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Food waste lunch club aims to unite Finsbury Park communities 

19 Apr 17

Food waste lunch club aims to unite Finsbury Park communities 24 minutes ago Sara Kamouni –> A charity that uses food waste to feed deprived communities is launching a new lunch club in Finsbury Park this weekend.


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General Election 2017: Emily Thornberry rubbishes Lib Dems’ Brexit approach 

19 Apr 17

Poll: General Election 2017: Emily Thornberry rubbishes Lib Dems’ Brexit approach 30 minutes ago James Morris –> Islington South and Finsbury MP Emily Thornberry has rubbished the Liberal Democrats’ approach to Brexit after a rival candidate …


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Islington police hunt for missing pensioner Draginja Vuckovic, 85 

19 Apr 17

Islington police hunt for missing pensioner Draginja Vuckovic, 85 7 minutes ago Emma Bartholomew –> Police are appealing for the public’s help to trace a pensioner who went missing from Islington yesterday.


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Islington Council to investigate drop in number of pupils achieving first choice of primary school 

18 Apr 17

Islington Council to investigate drop in number of pupils achieving first choice of primary school 38 minutes ago James Scott –> Islington Council has vowed to investigate why the number of pupils achieving their first choice of primary school has …


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Man stabbed in Hornsey Road 

18 Apr 17

Man stabbed in Hornsey Road 10 minutes ago Sam Gelder –> A 21-year-old man was stabbed this afternoon in Hornsey Road.


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General Election 2017: Jeremy Corbyn says Brexit won’t cost his Islington North seat 

18 Apr 17

General Election 2017: Jeremy Corbyn says Brexit won’t cost his Islington North seat 28 minutes ago James Morris –> Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn has dismissed claims his Brexit stance could cost him Islington North in June’s snap general election.


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General Election 2017: Caroline Russell says Islington North voters are ‘at their wits’ end’ with Corbyn over Brexit 

18 Apr 17

General Election 2017: Caroline Russell says Islington North voters are ‘at their wits’ end’ with Corbyn over Brexit 45 minutes ago James Morris –> The likely Green candidate for Islington North this afternoon said voters are at their “wits…


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General Election 2017: Caroline Russell says Islington North voters are ‘at their wits’ end’ with Corbyn over Brexit 

18 Apr 17

General Election 2017: Caroline Russell says Islington North voters are ‘at their wits’ end’ with Corbyn over Brexit 13:44 James Morris –> The likely Green candidate for Islington North this afternoon said voters are at their “wits’ end…


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General Election 2017: Lib Dem candidate Terry Stacy says backing Brexit could cost Emily Thornberry Islington South 

18 Apr 17

General Election 2017: Lib Dem candidate Terry Stacy says backing Brexit could cost Emily Thornberry Islington South 31 minutes ago James Morris –> The Liberal Democrat candidate for Islington South and Finsbury this afternoon said Emily Thornberry…


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Former winner of The Voice Jermain Jackman calling for feedback on life in Islington 

18 Apr 17

Former winner of The Voice Jermain Jackman calling for feedback on life in Islington 29 minutes ago James Scott –> A reality TV star is calling on young people to help him in his quest to make Islington the best place to grow up in the world.


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This week 60 years ago: Magistrate’s disgust at Islington couple who ‘caused death of two-year-old child’ 

18 Apr 17

This week 60 years ago: Magistrate’s disgust at Islington couple who ‘caused death of two-year-old child’ 15 minutes ago James Morris –> An Islington couple were given six-month prison terms – over the death of their four-year-old son.


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Highbury Fields art collector Tim Sayer: Why I’m giving away my entire collection 

17 Apr 17

Highbury Fields art collector Tim Sayer: Why I’m giving away my entire collection 39 minutes ago David Child –> Imagine sharing your home with David Hockney, Gerhard Richter, Henry Moore and Bridget Riley – to name just a few.


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This week 30 years ago: Widow’s rape trauma in Holloway flat 

17 Apr 17

This week 30 years ago: Widow’s rape trauma in Holloway flat 51 minutes ago James Morris –> A 70-year-old widow was raped in her Holloway flat.


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Islington Council tells Archway shops: ‘Protect environment and make more money’ 

16 Apr 17

Islington Council tells Archway shops: ‘Protect environment and make more money’ 40 minutes ago James Morris –> The town hall is trying to make Archway businesses more profitable – by cutting air emissions.


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St Mary’s Church: How ‘heart of Islington’ was destroyed by war and rebuilt in peace 

16 Apr 17

St Mary’s Church: How ‘heart of Islington’ was destroyed by war and rebuilt in peace 18 minutes ago James Morris –> St Mary’s, the mother church of Islington, needs to be renovated for the first time since the Blitz.


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Camden and Islington hospitals given dedicated police team 

13 Apr 17

Camden and Islington hospitals given dedicated police team 18 minutes ago Iain Burns –> A team of police officers has been assigned a novel beat – Camden and Islington’s hospitals.


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Holloway Road will shut near Highbury Corner during Arsenal home games until mid-June 

13 Apr 17

Holloway Road will shut near Highbury Corner during Arsenal home games until mid-June 16:05 David Child –> A section of the Holloway Road will be shut during Arsenal home matches until mid-June, transport bosses have announced.


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Whittington medical secretary sues union for ‘failing to give legal advice over job loss’ 

13 Apr 17

Whittington medical secretary sues union for ‘failing to give legal advice over job loss’ 24 minutes ago Anna Behrmann –> A medical secretary feels she was abandoned by Unison after she returned to work following an injury and found she did not …


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Business of the week: VX, the King’s Cross vegan deli proud to sell ‘junk food’ 

13 Apr 17

Business of the week: VX, the King’s Cross vegan deli proud to sell ‘junk food’ 28 minutes ago David Child –> In a weekly feature, we profile a fascinating company doing business here in Islington.


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Gillespie Road homeowners demand: ‘Close this road rage rat run’ 

13 Apr 17

Video: Gillespie Road homeowners demand: ‘Close this road rage rat run’ 48 minutes ago James Morris –> Furious homeowners have demanded Islington Council close off a Highbury rat run once and for all.


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Right to Buy fraudster from Highbury Park Estate is jailed for 18 months 

12 Apr 17

Right to Buy fraudster from Highbury Park Estate is jailed for 18 months 44 minutes ago Sam Gelder –> A conman who tried to buy a council flat under the Right to Buy scheme was jailed after officers discovered he was illegally subletting it.


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Highbury and Islington station evacuated after person hit by train 

12 Apr 17

Breaking News: Highbury and Islington station evacuated after person hit by train 51 minutes ago Sam Gelder –> Highbury and Islington station has been evacuated after a man was hit by a train.


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Islington’s indie music venues ‘may have to abandon new acts’ after business rates hike – report 

12 Apr 17

Islington’s indie music venues ‘may have to abandon new acts’ after business rates hike – report 13 minutes ago Sam Gelder –> Grassroots music venues across Islington could be forced to close or ditch their support for up and coming acts …


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Joe Swift gets Islington ‘in Bloom’ as competition launches 

12 Apr 17

Joe Swift gets Islington ‘in Bloom’ as competition launches 57 minutes ago David Child –> TV gardener Joe Swift helped launch this year’s Islington in Bloom competition on Thursday.


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This week 60 years ago: Shoeless burglar breaks into Highbury house and takes man’s trousers 

12 Apr 17

This week 60 years ago: Shoeless burglar breaks into Highbury house and takes man’s trousers 48 minutes ago James Morris –> A shoeless burglar crept into a man’s bedroom and took his trousers.


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Meet the Islington volunteers who party with over-75s to beat loneliness 

12 Apr 17

Meet the Islington volunteers who party with over-75s to beat loneliness 45 minutes ago David Child –> For many, Sundays are a chance to unwind with friends and family.


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Islington Cycling Club recreates team photo taken in Hazellville Road in 1909 

11 Apr 17

Islington Cycling Club recreates team photo taken in Hazellville Road in 1909 47 minutes ago David Child –> A century-old photo of Islington Cycling Club has provided some unlikely inspiration for the refurbishment of a shop in Hornsey Rise, writes …







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