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Dover Court Estate stabbing: Woman arrested on suspicion of attempted murder after man, 29, left fighting for his life 

26 Jun 17

Dover Court Estate stabbing: Woman arrested on suspicion of attempted murder after man, 29, left fighting for his life 17 minutes ago Ramzy Alwakeel –> A woman has been arrested on suspicion of attempted murder after a stabbing on the Dover Court …


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Drug users and massive hedge blamed for increase in crime around Tufnell Park 

26 Jun 17

Drug users and massive hedge blamed for increase in crime around Tufnell Park 10 minutes ago Valeria Fiore –> Neighbours in Tufnell Park say anti-social behaviour by drug users is making their lives a misery – and has been exacerbated by an …


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Hazellville Road supermarket tackling kids’ obesity one apple at a time is told: Your stall is illegal 

26 Jun 17

Hazellville Road supermarket tackling kids’ obesity one apple at a time is told: Your stall is illegal 9 minutes ago James Morris –> A generous shopkeeper giving free fruit to kids every morning has been told by planning chiefs to rip down the …


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Teen admits almost killing man in stabbing over ‘trivial argument’ in Pentonville Road 

26 Jun 17

Teen admits almost killing man in stabbing over ‘trivial argument’ in Pentonville Road 52 minutes ago Sam Gelder –> A teenager has admitted leaving a stranger fighting for his life after stabbing him in the groin in Pentonville Road.


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Islington Council wins landmark affordable housing case 

26 Jun 17

Islington Council wins landmark affordable housing case 47 minutes ago Sam Gelder –> Islington Council has won a landmark case that could stop developers across the country skimping on their affordable housing offering.


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Cyclist suffers ‘life-changing’ injuries in Upper Street lorry crash 

26 Jun 17

Cyclist suffers ‘life-changing’ injuries in Upper Street lorry crash 10 minutes ago Sam Gelder –> A cyclist has suffered serious injuries after a lorry collided with his bike in Upper Street.


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Barnard Park pitch closure: Islington Council to face fury of parents 

26 Jun 17

Barnard Park pitch closure: Islington Council to face fury of parents 12 minutes ago James Morris –> Fury at Islington Council’s decision to shut the Barnard Park sports pitch is set to resurface on Thursday.


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The man who gives torture victims Room to Heal 

25 Jun 17

The man who gives torture victims Room to Heal 32 minutes ago James Morris –> For every terrorist who seeks to divide, there are people like Mark Fish, of Islington torture abuse charity Room to Heal, who unite.


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C of E, Catholic, Sikh – and that’s just the director. Meet Roz Miller from Islington Faiths Forum 

24 Jun 17

C of E, Catholic, Sikh – and that’s just the director.


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City Road and York Road: Story of Islington’s abandoned Tube stations 

24 Jun 17

City Road and York Road: Story of Islington’s abandoned Tube stations 15 minutes ago –> Spooky shells of two Underground stations survive to this day in Islington.


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JJ McPhillips stabbing: CCTV released in hunt for young dad’s killer 

23 Jun 17

JJ McPhillips stabbing: CCTV released in hunt for young dad’s killer 17 minutes ago Sam Gelder –> Detectives investigating the murder of Jonathon “JJ” McPhillips have released this CCTV footage in the hope of encouraging witnesses to come …


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Braithwaite House: Similar cladding to ACM implicated in Grenfell Tower inferno found on Islington tower block 

23 Jun 17

Breaking News: Braithwaite House: Similar cladding to ACM implicated in Grenfell Tower inferno found on Islington tower block 52 minutes ago Ramzy Alwakeel and James Morris –> An Islington tower block is covered in similar cladding to that …


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Finsbury Park terror attack: Darren Osborne charged with murder and attempted murder 

23 Jun 17

Breaking News: Finsbury Park terror attack: Darren Osborne charged with murder and attempted murder 18 minutes ago James Morris –> A man has been charged following the Finsbury Park terrorist attack.


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Fake elections and an ancient booze song? It’s Stroud Green, of course 

23 Jun 17

Fake elections and an ancient booze song? It’s Stroud Green, of course 30 minutes ago Sam Gelder –> The Stapleton Tavern was transported back to the 1770s on Saturday – and now the area has a new mayor (sort of) to show for its efforts.


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Campaigners’ joy as Old Sessions House plans rejected again 

23 Jun 17

Campaigners’ joy as Old Sessions House plans rejected again 36 minutes ago Sam Gelder –> Campaigners are thrilled after yet again seeing off developers looking to turn a Grade II-listed building in Clerkenwell Green into a late-night private …


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Cladding: Eight Islington tower blocks under investigation 

23 Jun 17

Cladding: Eight Islington tower blocks under investigation 59 minutes ago James Morris –> Eight Islington tower blocks are under fire safety investigation in the wake of the Grenfell Tower disaster.


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Barge workers kick up a stink over bizarre plan to cut litter along Regent’s Canal by REMOVING bins 

22 Jun 17

Barge workers kick up a stink over bizarre plan to cut litter along Regent’s Canal by REMOVING bins 20 minutes ago Jon King –> A bizarre plan to reduce littering along the Regent’s Canal has seen barge workers kick up a stink – because it …


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‘Is there an ambulance coming?’: Good Samaritan recalls final words of Finsbury Park terror victim Yakram Ali 

22 Jun 17

‘Is there an ambulance coming?’: Good Samaritan recalls final words of Finsbury Park terror victim Yakram Ali 19 minutes ago James Morris –> A good Samaritan injured in the Finsbury Park terror attack told how he was the last person to speak to …


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Finsbury Park terror attack: Victim Makram Ali died of ‘multiple injuries’ 

22 Jun 17

Finsbury Park terror attack: Victim Makram Ali died of ‘multiple injuries’ 10 minutes ago Ryan Hooper –> A 51-year-old victim of the suspected terror attack in Finsbury Park on Monday died from “multiple injuries”, a post-mortem examination …


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Prince Charles delivers Queen’s solidarity in Finsbury Park visit 

22 Jun 17

Prince Charles delivers Queen’s solidarity in Finsbury Park visit 34 minutes ago Jemma Crew –> The Prince of Wales last night delivered a personal message of solidarity from the Queen to Finsbury Park.


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‘Guns N’ Roses ate our pies’: Piebury Corner takes band to pie-radise city 

22 Jun 17

‘Guns N’ Roses ate our pies’: Piebury Corner takes band to pie-radise city 37 minutes ago James Morris –> A popular Islington pie shop can take some unlikely credit for the spectacular Guns N’ Roses shows at the London Stadium at the weekend.


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Tech City College recovering after years of turmoil 

21 Jun 17

Tech City College recovering after years of turmoil 26 minutes ago James Morris –> Tech City College has officially emerged from Ofsted disaster after its latest inspection report highlighted massive improvements.


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This week 60 years ago: Holloway teen jailed for refusing National Service 

21 Jun 17

This week 60 years ago: Holloway teen jailed for refusing National Service 35 minutes ago James Morris –> A teenager from Holloway was jailed after he refused to sign up for National Service.


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Sainsbury’s appeals after council turns down Highbury Vale police station store bid 

20 Jun 17

Sainsbury’s appeals after council turns down Highbury Vale police station store bid 6 minutes ago Sam Gelder –> Supermarket giants Sainsbury’s are appealing a decision by Islington planners stopping them from opening a second Local store in …


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Finsbury Park care home to close after report finds people hadn’t had a bath for THREE MONTHS 

20 Jun 17

Finsbury Park care home to close after report finds people hadn’t had a bath for THREE MONTHS 37 minutes ago James Morris –> A Finsbury Park care home where staff didn’t know how to run a bath is to close after a damning inspection report.


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200 evacuated after ‘small fire’ in Hornsey Road tower block 

20 Jun 17

200 evacuated after ‘small fire’ in Hornsey Road tower block 32 minutes ago James Morris –> Two hundred people were evacuated from a block of flats in the early hours of Sunday – but firefighters assured it was nothing to worry about in the …


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This week 30 years ago: MP Chris Smith’s council rent hike warning 

20 Jun 17

This week 30 years ago: MP Chris Smith’s council rent hike warning 4 minutes ago James Morris –> Rents were set to rocket for Islington Council’s 40,000 tenants after the Conservative election victory.


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Finsbury Park terror attack: 400 say ‘no to extremism’ at vigil 

20 Jun 17

Video: Finsbury Park terror attack: 400 say ‘no to extremism’ at vigil 9 minutes ago James Morris –> Four hundred people crowded outside Finsbury Park Mosque tonight for a vigil in the wake of the Seven Sisters Road terrorist attack.


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Do you know these men? Police release CCTV grab of moped riders after City Road crash that left woman critical 

19 Jun 17

Do you know these men? Police release CCTV grab of moped riders after City Road crash that left woman critical 41 minutes ago Ramzy Alwakeel –> Police urgently want to find these men after a moped rider ploughed into a young woman in City Road and …


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Police called to shooting on Bemerton Estate 

19 Jun 17

Police called to shooting on Bemerton Estate 46 minutes ago Sam Gelder –> Police locked down the Bemerton Estate in the Cally yesterday after reports of a shooting.


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Finsbury Park terror attack: Suspect named as 47-year-old Darren Osborne 

19 Jun 17

Breaking News: Finsbury Park terror attack: Suspect named as 47-year-old Darren Osborne 30 minutes ago Simon Angear –> The man arrested after a terror attack at the Muslim Welfare House in Seven Sisters Road is believed to be a father-of-four from …


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Finsbury Park terror attack: Jeremy Corbyn tells mosque worshippers ‘we will not be divided’ 

19 Jun 17

Finsbury Park terror attack: Jeremy Corbyn tells mosque worshippers ‘we will not be divided’ 12 minutes ago Sam Gelder –> The Labour leader followed Theresa May in visiting the mosque, after earlier attending prayers at the Muslim Welfare House …


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Finsbury Park terror attack: Charity boss says Muslim community feared a ‘vengeance attack’ was imminent 

19 Jun 17

Finsbury Park terror attack: Charity boss says Muslim community feared a ‘vengeance attack’ was imminent 22 minutes ago Sam Gelder –> A charity boss who was at the Muslim Welfare House during this morning’s terrorist attack has revealed there …


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Islington’s message to extremists: ‘One idiot isn’t going to divide us’ 

19 Jun 17

Islington’s message to extremists: ‘One idiot isn’t going to divide us’ 51 minutes ago James Morris –> Islington’s faith and community leaders responded to the Finsbury Park terrorist attack with typical defiance today, declaring: “Our …


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One dead as van collides with pedestrians in suspected terror attack outside Finsbury Park mosque 

19 Jun 17

Breaking News: One dead as van collides with pedestrians in suspected terror attack outside Finsbury Park mosque 29 minutes ago Emily Banks –> One man has died and eight people have been injured after a van collided with pedestrians outside the …


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Fatima Hashmi missing: Police join search for Islington girl who ‘walked out after an argument at home’ 

16 Jun 17

Fatima Hashmi missing: Police join search for Islington girl who ‘walked out after an argument at home’ 48 minutes ago Ramzy Alwakeel –> A 12-year-old girl went missing from her home in Islington last night.


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How ‘amazing’ Islington responded to Grenfell Tower disaster 

16 Jun 17

How ‘amazing’ Islington responded to Grenfell Tower disaster 27 minutes ago James Morris and Yvonne McKeown –> The Grenfell Tower disaster happened seven miles away from Islington.


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Newington Green’s Alma pub re-opens Soho institution Molly Moggs 

16 Jun 17

Newington Green’s Alma pub re-opens Soho institution Molly Moggs 7 minutes ago James Morris –> The team behind Newington Green’s much-loved Alma pub has re-opened Soho institution Molly Moggs.


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Council’s vision for clean air in Islington 

16 Jun 17

Council’s vision for clean air in Islington 20 minutes ago James Morris –> Cllr Claudia Webbe likes nothing more than to promote the town hall’s radical green agenda.


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Pentonville escape: Inmates used CCTV pole to escape Caledonian Road prison 

15 Jun 17

Pentonville escape: Inmates used CCTV pole to escape Caledonian Road prison 31 minutes ago Emily Pennink –> Two prisoners who escaped Pentonville Prison by sawing through a metal bar, clambering over the roof and swinging round a CCTV pole on a bed …


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Finsbury Park teen admits robbing younger boy of £105, saying: I was vulnerable after my father left 

15 Jun 17

Finsbury Park teen admits robbing younger boy of £105, saying: I was vulnerable after my father left 41 minutes ago Emma Bartholomew –> A 16-year-old boy who robbed his younger friend of £105 blamed his father’s departure for having given him a…


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Woman, 20, fighting for her life after being hit by moped in City Road, Islington 

15 Jun 17

Woman, 20, fighting for her life after being hit by moped in City Road, Islington 29 minutes ago James Morris –> A woman is fighting for her life after being hit by a moped in City Road, Islington.


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Boy, 17, in court for dealing drugs worth £860 at Wireless Festival 

15 Jun 17

Boy, 17, in court for dealing drugs worth £860 at Wireless Festival 52 minutes ago Emma Bartholomew –> A 17-year-old caught dealing class A and B drugs at Wireless Festival could have faced four years in jail were he a year older, a court heard …


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Islington mayor Una O’Halloran: ‘I’m here to make people’s lives fairer’ 

15 Jun 17

Islington mayor Una O’Halloran: ‘I’m here to make people’s lives fairer’ 40 minutes ago James Morris –> As mayor for the next year, Cllr Una O’Halloran is the face of Islington.


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HMP Holloway’s trailblazing mental health team to go it alone – a year on from closure of prison 

15 Jun 17

HMP Holloway’s trailblazing mental health team to go it alone – a year on from closure of prison 26 minutes ago Sam Gelder –> A team of mental health professionals who ran a trailblazing psychological therapy service in Holloway Prison are going…


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Grenfell Tower fire: Where in Islington you can donate items to help disaster victims 

14 Jun 17

Grenfell Tower fire: Where in Islington you can donate items to help disaster victims 18 minutes ago James Morris –> A donation point has opened in Islington for victims of today’s Grenfell Tower disaster.


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Plan for members’ club at Clerkenwell’s Old Sessions House is back again…and neighbours are furious 

14 Jun 17

Plan for members’ club at Clerkenwell’s Old Sessions House is back again…


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Why a flatulent organ in a Finsbury Park church is one of Islington’s most precious artefacts 

14 Jun 17

Why a flatulent organ in a Finsbury Park church is one of Islington’s most precious artefacts 27 minutes ago James Morris –> It’s been defaced with 127 years’ worth of graffiti and suffers chronic flatulance.


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This week 60 years ago: Man glassed outside Caledonian Road pub in race hate attack 

14 Jun 17

This week 60 years ago: Man glassed outside Caledonian Road pub in race hate attack 21 minutes ago James Morris –> A man suffered racial abuse and was brutally beaten after pub customers took badly to his karaoke in a Caledonian Road pub.


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Jeremy Corbyn: ‘I’m still astonished at my record Islington North win – and ready to become PM’ 

14 Jun 17

Jeremy Corbyn: ‘I’m still astonished at my record Islington North win – and ready to become PM’ 52 minutes ago James Morris –> Record breaker Jeremy Corbyn was “astonished” to win the highest number of votes in Islington North’s 132-…







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