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Wireless promoters defended the music festival at a licence review hearing last night, saying it is a “celebration of grime music” that causes no public nuisance.

Islington’s transport chief fears ticket office closures at two Overground stations in the borough will hit vulnerable people hardest.

Islington Council has withdrawn its representation ahead of today’s Wireless Festival licensing hearing, saying promoters have agreed to their demands.

More affordable housing could be built across the country thanks to a “game-changing” High Court victory for Islington Council, with the judge’s comments set to influence new guidance for surveyors.

A private landlord and an agent have been found guilty of managing a House in Multiple Occupation (HMO) without a licence and billed £22,000.

Islington’s housing chief and his City Hall equivalent are lobbying surveyors to stop developers wriggling out of their duty to build affordable homes.

A new guide will help professionals identify kids at risk of female genital mutilation (FGM).

The former headteacher of St Aloysius College has been cleared of wrongdoing nine months after he was arrested as part of a £70,000 fraud investigation at the school.

Two Islington police officers were stabbed after being called to a fight at a flat in Liverpool Road last night, with two more also injured in the attack.

Islington’s only walk-in health service could close when the contract runs out next year as chiefs “explore options” surrounding same-day appointments.

A multi-million-pound hotel looks set to be built on the site of the old George Robey pub in Finsbury Park after housing was officially ruled out as an option.

A pregnant woman was punched in the abdomen on Finsbury Park station’s Victoria Line platform during rush hour last week.

Open House London takes place this weekend and an iconic building in Holloway built as a haven for torture survivors is throwing open its doors.

An architect has slammed “petty” Islington planners who have again told him to demolish his multi-award winning block in Clerkenwell.

Sheltered housing tenants in Islington fear planned cutbacks to the service could see people left to die in their flats.

Two people were injured after a gunman opened fire in Essex Road last night.

Wireless Festival chiefs face a battle to stay in Finsbury Park after Haringey Council announced a licence review will take place next month.

A reward of £10,000 is being offered for information into the 2013 disappearance of Kilburn man Robert Duff – who police believe may have been murdered.

A trailblazing scheme from Islington Council will give small independent businesses the chance to rent top quality workspaces at genuinely affordable prices.

Monday night saw Islington’s most creative gardeners celebrated at a glitzy town hall ceremony.

A prolific burglar from the Cally who raided a host of pubs and bars over a two-month spree has been jailed.

An education charity has left tenants in its housing stock stranded after handing them eviction notices so it can build more homes.

The iconic Angel Wings will soar over the new-look Angel Central after a 10-year-old campaigner faced down developers who wanted the sculpture removed.

Police have released a CCTV image of a man wanted over the theft of a cat in Canonbury.

Anti-suicide measures at the Archway Bridge have been approved in a move that should bring an end to a 15-year campaign.

A cyclist is in hospital with serious injuries after a hit and run crash in Canonbury this weekend.

A derelict former hostel off City Road could be brought back into use as offices.

Detectives investigating a stabbing in King’s Cross that left a teenager fighting for his life have made two arrests.

There’s conflicting advice about whether or not people should give cash to those asking for it underneath the Finsbury Park bridge where people have been sleeping for some two years. The Gazette explores the issue.

Parents have hit out at a Clerkenwell workspace after it applied to sell booze in its residents lounge overlooking two primary schools – during the day.

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