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An anonymous witness has described how a young father had a row over a smuggled parcel with one of his alleged killers the day before he was stabbed to death at Pentonville Prison in Caledonian Road.

MP David Lammy has accused Haringey Council and the Met Police of being “incapable of helping” two women sleeping rough under the Stroud Green Road bridge.

In recent months, two women have been sleeping on mattresses under the Stroud Green Road bridge. Loretta Thomas tells their stories – and finds out what barriers are stopping them accessing the help they need.

A prisoner was left “hysterical, crying and screaming” as his friend lay dying from a deep stab wound in his chest, a former inmate has said.

The volunteers who welcome refugees to Islington are appealing for landlords with empty properties to help them settle two more Syrian families.

An alleged killer went “crazy” and repeatedly stamped on a fellow inmate at Pentonville Prison as he lay mortally injured on the floor, a court heard.

Angel Central’s £8million plan to bin its iconic angel sculpture in favour of a “pointless” footbridge has fallen flat with shoppers.

Inmates at Pentonville Prison shouted and complained they were “locked up like animals” as a judge and jury went behind bars to view the site where a 21-year-old new father was stabbed to death.

A young cyclist who fatally injured a mum-of-two when he collided with her in Old Street has been sentenced to 18 months in a young offenders institution.

A young cyclist who fatally injured a mum-of-two when he collided with her in Old Street could face jail later today.

A 21-year-old inmate was killed at Pentonville Prison in a bloody battle to control the wing’s “lucrative” contraband route, a court heard.

Charity director Natalie Howarth has worked to help people for most of her life. She talked to the Gazette while showing us around Maytree in Finsbury Park – a respite centre for people at risk of suicide.

In a weekly feature, we profile a fascinating company doing business here in Islington. This week, we visit Japanese Gallery, an archetypal Camden Passage shop.

A cheese festival is coming to Chapel Market.

A 16-year-old boy today denied a string of acid attacks on six moped riders in Stratford, Hackney and Islington. He will stand trial in January.

Overall UK GCSE pass rates have fallen this year amid the biggest shake-up of exams in a generation.

Jurors in the Charlie Alliston bicycle death trial this afternoon began deliberations – after being urged by the judge to “put aside feelings of prejudice”.

An Islington man is raising money for Mental Health UK by hiking up a mountain, cycling 100 miles and running a half marathon.

The cyclist on trial for killing a pedestrian as she crossed Old Street had right of way because the lights were green, the Old Bailey heard this afternoon.

A cyclist on trial over the death of a pedestrian in Old Street was thrown through the air when the pair collided but quickly got up and began shouting at her, a court heard.

A young cyclist who knocked over and killed a mum-of-two while riding an illegal fixed-gear bike in Old Street shouted at his victim to “get out of the way” and later said the collision was her fault, a court heard.

The trial of a cyclist accused of running over and killing a mother-of-two in Old Street begins today.

Each week, we profile a company that’s caught our eye doing business here in Islington. This week, we visit the Young Actors Theatre in Barnsbury Road, which offers the borough affordable drama classes alongside its charity work.

Anna Scher’s drama classes have been a pillar of Islington for 49 years. The one-time Gazette columnist reviews the highlights of a hugely influential career.

N1 Women’s Institute has marked its 10th anniversary by providing a bench in the St Mary’s Church garden.

Despite the English summer, Christina Janvier has succeeded in growing bananas with large, lush leaves in her Canonbury garden.

The King’s Head Theatre will move out of its Upper Street pub home and into a purpose-built space in the £400million Islington Square development next year.

The Clerkenwell funeral of self-proclaimed “gangland boss” Bert Rossi, once a key mentor of the Kray twins, took place on Monday.

A rare pedigree cat is missing, presumed stolen – weeks after his owners grudgingly dismantled the animal’s secure £2,500 “catio” as it didn’t have planning permission.

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