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Islington’s smash and grab shame was thrown back into the spotlight this week, after three men – and one boy – from the borough were jailed for a combined 20 years for a jewellery shop robbery.

A photo from a previous canal clean-up

Boaters and local people will on Sunday take to the water and towpaths to clean up a section of Regent’s Canal that runs from Islington Tunnel to Mile End Park.

Anyone with information about this man is asked to contact police on 101 quoting image 191154 or anonymously via Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111

Police have released a video of a chilling knifepoint robbery in Clerkenwell Close in hopes of identifying a man they want to speak to.

Yesterday, 17:42
Ruumi founders Jack Archer (L) and Pete James (R)

Anyone with experience of flat-hunting in London will know just how difficult it is to find a decently-priced cupboard to rent – let alone flatmates with whom you have anything in common.

Yesterday, 09:36
Battersea’s longest serving volunteer Laurence Ackland-Smith, Battersea Chairman Heather Love, the Kennedy family, Battersea Chief Executive Claire Horton and a Freightliners volunteer

Battersea Dogs Home founder Mary Tealby has been honoured with an Islington People’s Plaque near the spot where she set up the original animal shelter.

Mon, 17:59
Labour Leader Jeremy Corbyn delivers his first keynote speech on day three of the Labour Party annual conference. Photo: Gareth Fuller/PA Wire

Jeremy Corbyn is due to speak at a protest against postal cuts in Manchester today, as his rival party meets in the city for its conference.

Mon, 14:16
Doug Richard pictured in 2013

A former Dragons’ Den star from Islington appeared in court over child sex charges today.


Mon, 13:10

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Mon, 07:00
Arsenal's Hector Bellerin and Manchester United's Ashley Young battle for the ball (Adam Davy/PA Wire)

Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger was full of praise for Hector Bellerin after the full-back’s excellent performance in the win over Manchester United.

Mon, 06:45
Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger gestures on the touchline (John Walton/PA Wire)

Arsene Wenger was pleased to see his Arsenal side put their midweek disappointment behind them with a 3-0 thrashing of Manchester United.

Sunday, October 4, 2015
Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger gestures on the touchline during the 3-0 win over Manchester United

Arsene Wenger cited Arsenal’s demolition of Manchester United as the perfect riposte to his side’s critics following their Champions League shocker against Olympiacos.

Sunday, October 4, 2015
Arsenal's Alexis Sanchez, (left) battles for possession of the ball with Manchester United's Luis Antonio Valencia, (right) (John Walton/PA Wire)

Arsene Wenger says Alexis Sanchez has a groin problem after the forward starred in Arsenal’s 3-0 win over Manchester United.

Sunday, October 4, 2015
Arsenal's Mesut Ozil  scores their second goal against Manchester United

Arsenal 3 Manchester Utd 0

Friday, October 2, 2015
Middlesex's James Harris celebrates a wicket in their win over Yorkshire

Middlesex’s season may have ended with a crushing defeat – but that should not mask a year of tangible progress in the County Championship.


Saturday, October 3, 2015

An upcoming magnum vs bottle champagne tasting at Islington’s The Finest Bubble, led by wine critic Jancis Robinson, hopes to settle the question.

Friday, October 2, 2015
Hula House. Picture: Emily Macinnes

This bid to give voice to the hidden world of prostitutes is sordid, bizarre and manipulative, says Anna Behrmann.

Thursday, October 1, 2015
Henryk Gorecki. Picture: PA

The Polish composer shot to worldwide fame with his Symphony of Sorrowful Songs, but there is much more to learn about the avant-garde artist, says Michael White

Thursday, October 1, 2015
The Martian. Picture:  Aidan Monaghan

This beautifully shot Ridley Scott sci-fi has laughs, but with its too plucky hero lacks dramatic charge, says Michael Joyce.

Wednesday, September 30, 2015
Kate Fleetwood in rehearsals for Medea at the Almeida Theatre. Picture: Marc Brenner

Currently starring in the Almeida’s Medea, the Stroud Green resident tells Alex Bellotti why she hopes the show will draw attention to the loneliness modern mothers continue to face.

Wednesday, September 23, 2015
Jamie Chandler, Chloe Walshe and Alex Warner in The Man Who Had All The Luck at King's Head Theatre. Picture: George Linfield

Choice and fate balance in this tale of a lucky man, says Emily Govan.

Wednesday, September 23, 2015
Only Forever at Hope Theatre. Picture: Megan Burrows

This tense, unsettling psycho-drama set in a wartime bunker, says David Winskill.

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