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The treatment of workers on the Dover Court Estate is outrageous.

It is no small marvel that, in 2018, a local campaign group is able to score a major victory against a company so large it holds millions of pounds’ worth of public contracts.

A teenager was today jailed for nine years for the horrifically brutal manslaughter of Mohammed Hersi using a chair at a Finsbury Park cafe last year.

£7million sounds like quite a lot, right?

Talk about a Pyrrhic victory.

I’m so proud of Islington’s history fighting the appalling section 28 (see here).

A 22-year-old man was today being held on suspicion of murder over the Upper Street stabbing of Marcel Campbell, 30.

In the space of a few hours this week, the Islington Gazette was accused by a former councillor of making up a story simply to damage Labour’s chances in the election, and by a random member of the public of being a mouthpiece for the same party.

Islington’s transport chief Cllr Claudia Webbe would resign the cabinet should she be selected to stand for Parliament in Lewisham East, she has confirmed.

The delapidated old Territorial Army base in Holloway doesn’t look like much.

Protesting Brexit. Quizzing politicians over cycle lanes. Speaking out against cuts to school funding. Joining thousands of campaigners to elect and support a Labour leader who has given the party its biggest shakeup in a generation.

I don’t dislike the idea of asking people in expensive homes to contribute extra council tax to a “fairer Islington fund”.

Onlookers may well have feared the worst when two dozen firefighters were scrambled to Islington town hall on Thursday night.

The heroic Islington firefighters who rescued Angel flood victims joined the Pearly King and Prince of Finsbury to be given the freedom of the borough last night.

It’s disappointing that Derryck John was able to perceive the potential consequences of giving up his co-conspirator to police, but not the consequences of throwing a high-strength corrosive in the faces of six people.

Leo Andrade is forced to travel 70 miles just to see her son.

It’s no overstatement to say Islington’s new air quality manifesto is bold.

The town hall has been pilloried – sometimes in this column – for not doing enough to clean up the filthy air we breathe and promote walking and cycling. Well, not this week.

Islington Survivors Network has received donations totalling £320 since the Gazette’s front page appeal, but it desperately needs more.

A man appeared in court today charged with the murder of young dad Jonathon “JJ” McPhillips in Upper Street nearly a year ago.

The horribly named Veganuary may be over, but there’s still plenty on the menu at Thai Square for anyone who wants to cut out meat and dairy.

This week’s Islington Gazette is almost certainly the first official “women’s edition” in the paper’s 161-year history.

It’s just as well we thought to ask the Crown Prosecution Service about Lewis Johnson, or we’d still have no idea that criminal action was being considered against the officers involved in his pursuit – or that it had been dropped.

Islington Council has appointed a top family lawyer to begin its probe into a former mayor’s alleged links to a pro-paedophile group.

A father whose car was crushed by a falling tree during high winds early this morning says he had already warned the authorities the horse chestnut was at risk of collapsing onto his home.

When I gave up meat as a first-year student, I did so not just because of nascent first-world guilt about the environment and factory farming, but because it was cheaper.

A BMW went up in flames this morning after a nearby gas cylinder was knocked over and caught fire in Offord Road, Barnsbury.

It’s hard to specifically fault the council’s workaround for getting homeless people off the waiting list, but inevitably it does feel like rearranging deckchairs on the Titanic.

Clare Wood was strangled and set on fire by her abusive ex-partner George Appleton in Salford nine years ago.

Well, there we are, as Emily Thornberry would say. 2017 is all but wrapped up and I’m gearing up for what will, terrifyingly, be my third year editing your newspaper.

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