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A teenager has been arrested in Spain on suspicion of Nashon Esbrand’s murder in Canonbury last year.

A man was reportedly stabbed by a moped rider in Finsbury’s Brunswick Estate on Tuesday night.

In a first of its kind role in a UK town hall, Cllr Sue Lukes is now Islington’s ‘migrants champion’. She tells the Gazette what it means – and why it’s so important.

The town hall has promised to consider a zebra crossing at a “dangerous” crossroads after a campaigner complained she was being ignored.

A mental illness care team has been accused of “neglect” after a Finsbury mum was found dead in her flat.

A Cally moped crook has been sentenced to eight years in jail for his part in last month’s Regent Street jeweller’s raid.

A police officer who arrested Timchang Nandap two months before he stabbed Jeroen Ensink to death in Holloway has said he showed no signs of mental illness.

A knife-wielding moped crook struck a busy Upper Street pub last night and stole a man’s Rolex watch.

In a weekly feature, the Gazette profiles and champions a fascinating shop or company doing business here in Islington. This week, we sat down with Lizzy Bassham, owner of Lizzy’s on the Green in Newington Green.

It’s official: the famous wings sculpture at Angel Central shopping centre has been saved after the campaign of 10-year-old Olivia Gordon Clark.

A cyclist is in critical condition after a crash with a car in Goswell Road this morning.

Islington Labour councillors have destroyed Green attempts to push for proportional representation (PR) in local elections.

Islington’s housing leader has said the council can’t build housing on the former Sir George Robey and Powerhaus site in Finsbury Park because it’s too noisy.

Islington Council’s transport leader has promised to “engage” after an action group lobbied for a new cycle route to be closed to the majority of traffic.

An Islington councillor last night called for the town hall to stop a homeless shelter opening in Upper Holloway.

An Islington councillor will tomorrow ask town hall planners to stop a 182-room hotel being built on the site of a famous old Finsbury Park music venue.

Highbury’s crusade against Sainsbury’s in Blackstock Road will continue on the steps of the town hall tomorrow.

Islington Council this morning sensationally announced it would scale back barbecue use in Highbury Fields.

Even by Islington’s radical standards, Rev Andy Pakula stands out. A non-religious minister!

The mental state of Jeroen Ensink’s schizophrenic knife killer was not recorded in police custody paperwork, an inquest heard today.

Tenants from the York Way Estate celebrated 50 years in the Cally at the weekend.

Privately run Aberdeen Park in Highbury became the first road in Islington where wheel clamping operated.

Hundreds of people joined Ben Kinsella’s family for a sponsored 10k walk along the Regent’s Canal on Saturday – with £2,800 so far raised for the anti-knife crime trust set up in his name.

Two boys – aged 14 and 15 – were this morning arrested on suspicion of attempted murder after a 14-year-old was stabbed in Upper Holloway last night.

Islington’s Hammerton Brewery has the most enticing of rewards for people who invest in its latest project: half-price beer.

Do you know this man? Police want to speak to him after a bike worth about £5,000 was stolen at King’s Cross station.

Cyclists will lobby Islington Council to remove the “majority of traffic” from a major new cycle route between Finsbury Park and Clerkenwell.

Islington Council has refurbished football pitches in three of its parks.

It is a harrowing reminder of the work to be done. Since Ben Kinsella died 10 years ago today, 27 people have been fatally stabbed in Islington despite efforts to conquer knife crime. James Morris lists each tragic waste of life.

Tomorrow is the 10th anniversary of Ben Kinsella’s murder. John Sutherland was one of Islington’s top cops at the time. He recalls the effect it had on him, and how the case changed the police’s approach to dealing with knife crime.

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