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‘Dementia sufferer’, 95, ‘arrested in wheelchair’ after carer dies in hospital 

26 May

Police enter the Islington flat after the carer dies (Picture: Polly Hancock) A 95-year-old dementia-sufferer was taken away by police in a wheelchair after a carer died from head injuries in hospital, neighbours said.


Islington man, 95, arrested on suspicion of carer’s murder on Holloway’s Ringcross Estate 

25 May

Islington man, 95, arrested on suspicion of carer’s murder on Holloway’s Ringcross Estate 37 minutes ago Emma Bartholomew --> A man aged 95 has been arrested on suspicion of murder after a carer died from head injuries while working at Holloway...


Upper Street stabbing: Man, 22, arrested on suspicion of murdering Marcel Campbell four days ago 

25 May

Upper Street stabbing: Man, 22, arrested on suspicion of murdering Marcel Campbell four days ago 3 minutes ago Ramzy Alwakeel --> A 22-year-old man was today being held on suspicion of murder over the Upper Street stabbing of Marcel Campbell, 30.


Man, 95, arrested for murder after carer dies in hospital 

25 May

(Picture: Getty) A 95-year-old man has been arrested on suspicion of murder after a carer died in hospital in north London.


Watch moment Arsenal fan is ‘attacked’ by Madrid cop after Atletico game – as Gooners complain to Spanish ambassador 

25 May

Video: Watch moment Arsenal fan is ‘attacked’ by Madrid cop after Atletico game – as Gooners complain to Spanish ambassador 46 minutes ago James Morris --> WARNING: A video in this story contains offensive language.


New mayor Dave Poyser to fundraise for CARIS Islington and Freightliners Farm 

25 May

New mayor Dave Poyser to fundraise for CARIS Islington and Freightliners Farm 29 minutes ago James Morris --> Islington’s new mayor was sworn in last night.


Campaigners recall the fight against Section 28 at town hall gathering 

25 May

Campaigners recall the fight against Section 28 at town hall gathering 13 minutes ago Sam Gelder --> Activists who led the fight against a law banning the ‘promotion’ of homosexuality in schools came together on Wednesday night, 30 years on from ...


Supported lodgings scheme helps young people leaving care cope with living independently 

25 May

Ad Feature: Supported lodgings scheme helps young people leaving care cope with living independently 31 minutes ago --> Fostering older teenagers means giving them the skills for life as an adult.


£300k fine for property company after flouting Islington Council planning laws over Tufnell Park house conversion 

25 May

£300k fine for property company after flouting Islington Council planning laws over Tufnell Park house conversion 50 minutes ago James Morris --> A property company has been ordered to pay the largest planning fine in Islington’s history after a...


Seven Sisters Road cafe death: Man, 18, convicted of killing Mohammed Hersi in Finsbury Park 

25 May

Seven Sisters Road cafe death: Man, 18, convicted of killing Mohammed Hersi in Finsbury Park 35 minutes ago James Morris --> A teen has been convicted of Mohammed Hersi’s brutal killing in Seven Sisters Road, Finsbury Park.


Supported lodgings scheme helps young people leaving care cope with living independently 

24 May

Ad Feature: Supported lodgings scheme helps young people leaving care cope with living independently 19 minutes ago Alex McFadyen --> Fostering older teenagers means giving them the skills for life as an adult.


Carer in her 60s in critical condition after ‘incident’ in Holloway’s Ringcross Estate 

24 May

Carer in her 60s in critical condition after ‘incident’ in Holloway’s Ringcross Estate 11 minutes ago James Morris --> A carer in her 60s is fighting for her life after suffering serious head injuries at a property in Holloway’s Ringcross ...


Police appeal after girl, 15, approached by stranger in King’s Cross and shown explicit images 

24 May

Police appeal after girl, 15, approached by stranger in King’s Cross and shown explicit images 23 minutes ago James Morris --> Police are appealing for information after a 15-year-old girl was shown explicit images by a man in King’s Cross on her...


Shock as new bar announces it will open in Upper Street 

24 May

Shock as new bar announces it will open in Upper Street 51 minutes ago James Morris --> You won’t be able to believe this, but Upper Street is getting a new...


Loraine Estate flooding: Mum’s fury at Islington Council for not fixing Holloway flat after water pipe burst 

24 May

Loraine Estate flooding: Mum’s fury at Islington Council for not fixing Holloway flat after water pipe burst 15 minutes ago Lucas Cumiskey --> A single mother is demanding that the council fixes her flood-damaged flat – and foot the bill.


Guest comment: ‘Islington needs to wake up to the reality of knife crime’ 

23 May

Guest comment: ‘Islington needs to wake up to the reality of knife crime’ 34 minutes ago Michelle McPhillips --> I heard about Marcel Campbell’s death while driving on Monday evening.


Caledonian Road crash: 6 parked cars damaged in King’s Cross collision 

23 May

Caledonian Road crash: 6 parked cars damaged in King’s Cross collision 26 minutes ago James Morris --> Six parked cars were damaged in a crash in Caledonian Road last night.


Survivors of abuse in Islington’s children’s homes demand compensation payouts for the horrors they suffered 

23 May

Survivors of abuse in Islington’s children’s homes demand compensation payouts for the horrors they suffered 23 minutes ago Emma Youle --> Survivors of horrific abuse in Islington’s kids’ homes are fighting for compensation decades after at ...


Finsbury Park crash: Arrest made, pedestrian’s condition improving in hospital 

22 May

Finsbury Park crash: Arrest made, pedestrian’s condition improving in hospital 28 minutes ago Sam Gelder --> A man has been arrested over the crash in Finsbury Park yesterday that left a 26-year-old fighting for his life.


Delivery drivers to be banned from loitering in Upper Street side roads after complaints from neighbours 

22 May

Delivery drivers to be banned from loitering in Upper Street side roads after complaints from neighbours 20 minutes ago Sam Gelder --> Delivery drivers will be banned from loitering in roads off Upper Street after neighbours said constant anti-social...


Marks and Spencer in Holloway Road to close, Archway to get M&S Foodhall next year 

22 May

Marks and Spencer in Holloway Road to close, Archway to get MS Foodhall next year 17 minutes ago Sam Gelder --> Marks and Spencer in Holloway Road is one of 14 branches across the country set to close, the firm has revealed.


Franchised Finsbury Park Post Office opens after long row over stationery shop merger 

22 May

Franchised Finsbury Park Post Office opens after long row over stationery shop merger 21 minutes ago James Morris --> Finsbury Park’s franchised Post Office has officially launched after the long row over its takeover.


CCTV shows aftermath of horrifying Islington stabbing 

22 May

Several passers-by can be seen apparently reacting to the incident in the footage.


Upper Street murder: Police hunt two suspects after man in his 20s is knifed to death 

22 May

Upper Street murder: Police hunt two suspects after man in his 20s is knifed to death 26 minutes ago James Morris --> Police are hunting two suspects after another young man was stabbed to death in Upper Street last night.


Isabella Newell: Missing Archway schoolgirl, 12, found in Hertfordshire 

21 May

Breaking News: Isabella Newell: Missing Archway schoolgirl, 12, found in Hertfordshire 9 minutes ago Emily Banks Missing schoolgirl Isabella Newell has been found in Hertfordshire today after going missing on Saturday morning.


Man stabbed to death near Islington Town Hall 

21 May

A man suffering stab wounds is pronounced dead at the scene near the Islington Town Hall.


Man stabbed to death in broad daylight attack on London street 

21 May

The victim was pronounced dead at the scene (Picture: Twitter/ davdmrgan) A man was stabbed to death in broad daylight in north east London today, police has said.


Police tape off Golden Lane Estate after WW2 bomb discovered 

21 May

Breaking News: Police tape off Golden Lane Estate after WW2 bomb discovered 32 minutes ago Sam Gelder --> Police have taped off the Golden Lane Estate after a Second World War bomb was discovered during excavation work this afternoon.


Finsbury Park crash: Man in critical condition after being hit by car in Seven Sisters Road 

21 May

Breaking News: Finsbury Park crash: Man in critical condition after being hit by car in Seven Sisters Road 8 minutes ago Sam Gelder --> A man has been taken to hospital in critical condition after being hit by a car near Finsbury Park station.


Roman Way Medical Centre to shut in August – with no replacement guaranteed 

21 May

Roman Way Medical Centre to shut in August – with no replacement guaranteed 25 minutes ago James Morris --> Thousands of patients at a Cally doctors are in limbo with the surgery set to close.


Four police officers attacked in Stroud Green Road Tesco 

21 May

Four police officers attacked in Stroud Green Road Tesco 31 minutes ago Sam Gelder --> Four police officers were attacked by a man in the Stroud Green Road Tesco on Saturday evening.


Business of the week: The Mexican Little Shop, Holloway 

21 May

Business of the week: The Mexican Little Shop, Holloway 51 minutes ago Tom Ladle --> Hortensia Celis moved to London from Mexico 30 years ago and has lived in Holloway for 26 years.


Islington’s transport chief Claudia Webbe loses out in bid to become Lewisham East’s Labour candidate 

21 May

Islington’s transport chief Claudia Webbe loses out in bid to become Lewisham East’s Labour candidate 20 minutes ago Sam Gelder --> Islington’s transport chief Claudia Webbe is going nowhere after losing out in her bid to be Labour’s ...


Holloway’s police-funded boxing club hosts first exhibition at Sobell Leisure Centre 

21 May

Holloway’s police-funded boxing club hosts first exhibition at Sobell Leisure Centre 41 minutes ago Sam Gelder --> A boxing club funded by the police to help make a difference to the lives of youngsters hosted its first exhibition last week.


Police called to Roman Way ‘altercation’ between traffic warden and members of the public 

21 May

Police called to Roman Way ‘altercation’ between traffic warden and members of the public 21 minutes ago James Morris --> Four police vehicles were called to Roman Way yesterday afternoon – after an altercation between a traffic warden and ...


This week 30 years ago: Dogs ruining Islington parks, wild cats taking over Whittington Hospital 

21 May

This week 30 years ago: Dogs ruining Islington parks, wild cats taking over Whittington Hospital 44 minutes ago James Morris --> Dirty dogs were set to be outlawed in Islington’s parks.


Concerns for welfare of girl, 12, missing from Archway since Saturday 

20 May

Concerns for welfare of girl, 12, missing from Archway since Saturday 26 minutes ago Emily Banks --> Police are growing increasingly concerned for the welfare of a missing 12-year-old girl.


Harry and Meghan: We look back at how Islington marked the royal weddings of 1981, 1986 and 2011 

19 May

Harry and Meghan: We look back at how Islington marked the royal weddings of 1981, 1986 and 2011 47 minutes ago Eelinn Vanquaethem --> Prince Harry and Meghan Markle tie the knot today.


Islington teen, Jade Clapham, awaiting sentencing for helping robber boyfriend hide in her bedroom cupboard 

18 May

Islington teen, Jade Clapham, awaiting sentencing for helping robber boyfriend hide in her bedroom cupboard 39 minutes ago Emma Bartholomew --> A teenager who helped her criminal boyfriend hide from police in her bedroom cupboard is waiting to be ...


Claudia Webbe: Islington transport boss to learn fate as Lewisham East Labour party vote for candidate 

18 May

Claudia Webbe: Islington transport boss to learn fate as Lewisham East Labour party vote for candidate 15 minutes ago Sam Gelder --> Islington’s transport and environment chief Claudia Webbe will find out tomorrow whether she has been chosen as ...


Gospel Oak to Barking Overground user group: TfL has not told passengers about ‘ghost train’ time change 

18 May

Gospel Oak to Barking Overground user group: TfL has not told passengers about ‘ghost train’ time change 55 minutes ago Sam Gelder --> An Overground user group are angry at transport bosses for failing to tell commuters about a time change for a ...


Chief coroner after Mary Hassell case: ‘Show proper respect to religion’ 

18 May

Chief coroner after Mary Hassell case: ‘Show proper respect to religion’ 26 minutes ago James Morris --> Coroners have been told to give “proper respect” to religious beliefs in new burial policy.


Big Jewish Summer Fete returns to Highbury Fields for second year 

18 May

Big Jewish Summer Fete returns to Highbury Fields for second year 16 minutes ago Sam Gelder --> A community summer fete will return again this year after being given more than £9,000 by the Big Lottery Fund.


Iuliana Tudos murder: Sadistic predator Kasim Lewis jailed for life over Finsbury Park barmaid killing 

17 May

Breaking News: Iuliana Tudos murder: Sadistic predator Kasim Lewis jailed for life over Finsbury Park barmaid killing 37 minutes ago Emily Pennink and Jamie Johnson --> A “sadistic” predator has been jailed for life for killing barmaid Iuliana ...


Cally painter Dan Storey on staging his first exhibition – 27 years after he gave up art at school 

17 May

Cally painter Dan Storey on staging his first exhibition – 27 years after he gave up art at school 29 minutes ago Eelinn Vanquaethem --> Cally man Dan Storey gave up art at 15 despite loving it.


Ballet Central’s stolen Black Swan and Cinderella costumes found – just in time for tour’s next stop 

17 May

Ballet Central’s stolen Black Swan and Cinderella costumes found - just in time for tour’s next stop 35 minutes ago Emma Bartholomew --> All of the 100 unique hand-made costumes that were swiped half-way through a national ballet tour in ...


Lighterman’s dirty extraction system causes fire in Granary Square, King’s Cross 

17 May

Lighterman’s dirty extraction system causes fire in Granary Square, King’s Cross 47 minutes ago James Morris --> A gastropub’s dirty extraction system caused a fire in Granary Square, King’s Cross, last night.


Police set to launch crackdown on drug epidemic around Cally Road and King’s Cross 

17 May

Police set to launch crackdown on drug epidemic around Cally Road and King’s Cross 33 minutes ago Sam Gelder --> Drug dealing and using on the streets of King’s Cross are threatening to bring back the “bad old days”, according to a stalwart ...


Campaigners on Holloway’s Harvist Estate fighting plans for new homes over fire fears 

16 May

Campaigners on Holloway’s Harvist Estate fighting plans for new homes over fire fears 25 minutes ago Sam Gelder --> A planned development on a Holloway estate has been panned by a group living on it – who say it could stop emergency services from...


Maggi Hambling chosen to create Mary Wollstonecraft statue in Newington Green 

16 May

Maggi Hambling chosen to create Mary Wollstonecraft statue in Newington Green 48 minutes ago Sam Gelder --> British artist Maggi Hambling has been chosen to create a sculpture of feminist icon Mary Wollstonecraft on Newington Green.


British Heart Foundation gets helping hand from Clerkenwell consultancy firm Curtins 

16 May

British Heart Foundation gets helping hand from Clerkenwell consultancy firm Curtins 12 minutes ago Sam Gelder --> A Clerkenwell consultancy firm is aiming to raise £10,000 to support the British Heart Foundation.


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