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Another booze licence row has erupted in Camden Passage – this time after a nail bar applied to sell alcohol.

Two men who brandished knives during a brawl in Archway have been jailed.

A moped was abandoned after a collision with a car in Caledonian Road last night.

Two men have been arrested after armed police recovered a bottle of “suspected noxious fluid” from a car in Canonbury.

The taxpayer must cough up £56,000 after Islington Council was fined for a “data disaster” in which 89,000 people’s personal details were freely available on its parking appeals website.

City of London Academy Islington was celebrating the best results in its nine-year history this morning.

Thomas Cooper, manager of the Spa Green Estate, says he has been complaining about fire safety breaches for seven years – with no action taken. After London Fire Brigade chiefs promised to issue a warning to the council, he speaks out to the Gazette.

A cinema-goer who pulled a knife on a member of staff was subdued – by a torch.

A Canonbury street artist’s kit has been returned – two weeks after it was “stolen”.

Islington Council has today started consulting on its draft plan for the future of the Holloway Prison site.

Highbury carer Maureen Collins has dedicated 50 years – her entire working life – to Islington’s elderly. Ahead of her retirement this week, she chats to the Gazette.

A 15-year-old boy has been sentenced to four months’ detention for possession of a 12-inch blade at Highbury and Islington station.

TV personality Janet Street-Porter was pleading with Islington Council to move a lamp-post – so she didn’t miss out on her beauty sleep.

Modern day football gripe, number 2,376. Premier League clubs having preposterous kit launches at the start of every season.

A Newington Green boozer has been named the best summer pub in north London – even though it doesn’t have a beer garden!

We live in a borough blighted by inequality, where it’s nearly impossible for most people to own their own home and unsafe to even think about using mobile phones in public. But it ain’t all so bad in Islington.

Detectives are appealing for information after an Overground passenger exposed themselves to a victim between Canonbury and Highbury and Islington.

Five people had to be treated after a flat blaze in Holloway last Wednesday.

A popular street artist is appealing for information after a callous thief nicked his work – and his kit.

There have been 274 thefts and robberies reported in the ward around Archway station since January, according to police.

Outside Finsbury Park Post Office on a Saturday morning, a group of union activists are campaigning. They are asking people to make a pledge. A pledge not to buy stationery.

A policeman who tried to raid an Upper Holloway club was told: “Get back in the queue. I will serve you as quick as I can.”

A man was arrested on suspicion of firearms offences in Highbury in the early hours of Sunday.

An Islington Council-run nursery has been shamed in an Ofsted report, after the inspector claimed: “Staff do not always know how children get injured.”

The teenagers of Islington have the perfect opportunity to do something different this summer.

A Cally leaseholder has accused a housing trust of negligence after a pipe burst in her block.

Islington was turning into “yuppie” land, councillors claimed.

Remember Cãnas y Tapas in Upper Street? It was that bar where people used to have massive brawls all the time. With its licence under review, it suddenly shut in January. In June, Franco Manca took over the premises. From now on, it’s safe to say Islington’s cops will be paying fewer visits.

In 1970, the King’s Head became London’s first theatre pub since Shakespeare’s time – putting Upper Street on the map long before all the fancy restaurants came along. As plans are revealed for the theatre to move, the Gazette looks back at its history so far.

Arsenal player Francis Coquelin has said the club’s renowned community work in Islington is one of his favourite things about playing for the Gunners.

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