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Islington North MP Jeremy Corbyn has attacked Prime Minister Theresa May and home secretary Amber Rudd for trying to “protect communities on the cheap” – following the spate of violent muggings in Archway.

Islington Council will not back away from its quest to build council homes on the Sotheby Mews Day Centre site.

Theresa May’s government “hates” Islington, council leader Richard Watts said last night.

A masked gang has hit Archway with a series of terrifying muggings.

The mum of Jonathon “JJ” McPhillips is holding a candlelit vigil on Wednesday to mark one year since he was stabbed to death in Upper Street.

Islington Chinese Association held a huge New Year bash at its Upper Holloway headquarters on Saturday.

Holloway Road’s Northern Polytechnic – now London Metropolitan University – had to be evacuated because of an IRA bomb scare.

A Canonbury crook who used his stolen moped to do a series of phone thefts across Islington and Hackney was yesterday jailed.

A person has died after being hit by a Tube train at Highbury and Islington station this afternoon.

Islington Council this afternoon delayed the closure of Sotheby Mews Day Centre by 12 months – giving campaigners hope they can stop the shutdown for good.

Aldi’s plans to open in Archway could be thwarted because there are so many shops already selling booze in the area.

A Cally housing association tenant has accused landlord Hyde of neglect after being forced to endure grim living conditions for more than a year.

Deliveroo faces censure after Islington Council found it has been operating a kitchen “unlawfully” in Roman Way Industrial Estate.

February is LGBT history month. To mark it, Clerkenwell and Islington tour guide Karen Lansdown talks the Gazette through some snapshots of the borough’s rich – but often hard to spot – gay history ahead of two public tours.

Islington Council this week pledged to deal with a damp-ridden estate once and for all.

Fifteen people were evacuated from a block after a fire in Crouch Hill’s Holly Park Estate this morning.

After being rated London’s best “foodie” pub, The Drapers Arms in Barnsbury can be assured of excellent takings on Valentine’s night.

There are dozens of ghost signs – huge faded adverts from yesteryear painted on the side of buildings – across Islington. But have you actually noticed any of them?

A Holloway street trader tried to get away with not paying National Insurance because “business wasn’t very good”.

Islington’s pageant master Peter McCafferty is also part of Islington Veterans Assocation. He tells the Gazette about his latest plan to get veterans talking – over a full English.

London Fire Brigade has warned smokers to be 100 per cent sure their cigarette has been stubbed out after an early hours flat fire in Bath Street.

An Islington man has started a lone crusade to rid every pub, bar and restaurant in the borough of plastic straws.

Islington MPs Jeremy Corbyn and Emily Thornberry have written a joint letter calling coroner Mary Hassell’s refusal to prioritise religious burials “unacceptable”.

Old Street roundabout could soon be the site of the UK’s second tallest building – or a copy of Stonehenge.

Finsbury Park Mosque and Muslim Welfare House are holding their annual open days on Sunday – two weeks after terrorist Darren Osborne was sentenced to life in prison for his attack on the community.

Two men and one boy from Islington have been sentenced over a spate of moped phone snatches in Hackney, the City and Westminster last month.

Cops set up a drugs hotline for Holloway, urging called to “squeal” on dealer neighbours.

Caroline Russell beat her nearest challenger by just eight votes in the 2014 council election, but it was enough to win her Islington’s only non-Labour seat. So the sight of Jeremy Corbyn canvassing for the ruling party on Sunday was almost too much to stomach for some of her supporters. The Gazette asks: fair game or one-party state?

A neighbour of a dog lover who died in a flat fire in Hornsey Rise Gardens said this afternoon: “The community is so sad.”

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