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Anyone missing out on Yard Sale’s World Cup special is scoring an own goal.

Shocked commuters witnessed a huge road rage punch-up in the middle of Holloway Road this morning – during which a man was attacked with a baseball bat.

Health chiefs say there were “few, if any” signs that could have helped them prevent Finsbury Park man Bidhya Sagar Das from killing his son with a hammer.

A 69-year-old with a heart condition made light work of a 60-mile bike ride, and raised £200 for charity while he was at it.

The new police chief for Islington and Camden has already launched a taskforce to tackle violence – and said significant reductions are being made in moped crime.

The chapel at Islington’s Trent Park Cemetery in Cockfosters had to close because its windows kept getting smashed – but was able to reopen on Father’s Day.

A huge project to build a social housing block on the Golden Lane estate will go ahead after the council agreed to fund it with £7million of unspent Right to Buy cash.

A conman from Highbury has been jailed for his part in tricking elderly and vulnerable people into withdrawing money.

Jeremy Corbyn joined the Islington council leader and business chief for a meeting with Marks and Spencer chiefs over the closure of its Holloway Road store.

The woman in charge of finding adopted parents and foster homes for Islington children has been given a British Empire Medal in the Queen’s Birthday Honours.

A charity supporting traumatised asylum seekers has been given £120,000 to cope with a huge increase in demand.

Islington has its first “word garden”, where the benches are covered in poetry and the plants are designed for people with sensory impairments to enjoy.

Arsenal have teamed up with Islington Council and a national charity to raise awareness of domestic violence – and blow the whistle on it.

UberEats and Deliveroo have both ditched delivery drivers for repeatedly ignoring traffic laws and causing anti-social behaviour in two side roads off Upper Street.

Campaigners have won the battle to stop their historic estate off Upper Street being demolished – but many may still be forced out of their homes.

Astonishing plans have been lodged to turn half of the Archway Tavern into a nursery – but still reopen the front half as a pub.

A meat and cheese trader at Whitecross Street Market could be stripped of his licence for storing stock above the legal temperature limit – in a pub basement.

A man is beginning a 20-year jail term for raping two women, one of whom he attacked in Stoke Newington while house-sitting.

“Stop throwing rubbish on the floor – NOW!” These strong words come from a nine-year-old girl who is sick and tired of people littering in Finsbury Park.

Islington Council is spending £3.9million less on drug and alcohol treatment services than it was five years ago, new figures reveal.

Art created by service users at a Holloway mental health recovery centre is being showcased this week.

The defiant owner of an Essex Road shop that shut in March over the illegal sale of alcohol is back with another licensing application months on.

Islington Assembly Hall will tonight play host to a performance of play about what it means to be a Muslim woman in the 21st century.

A man in his 30s was taken to hospital after being stabbed in Blackstock Road on Saturday morning – in the wake of numerous complaints about gangs of drug dealers in the road.

An incoming councillor will be Islington’s first ever women’s and girl’s champion.

Activists who led the fight against a law banning the ‘promotion’ of homosexuality in schools came together on Wednesday night, 30 years on from its introduction –and 15 years after its repeal. The Gazette was there to listen and learn.

A man has been arrested over the crash in Finsbury Park yesterday that left a 26-year-old fighting for his life.

Delivery drivers will be banned from loitering in roads off Upper Street after neighbours said constant anti-social behaviour was making their lives hell.

Marks and Spencer in Holloway Road is one of 14 branches across the country set to close, the firm has revealed.

Police have taped off the Golden Lane Estate after a Second World War bomb was discovered during excavation work this afternoon.

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