April 17 2014 Latest news:

Latest London news, sport & entertainment

Local Weather



max temp: 16°C

min temp: 6°C

Five-day forecast

Tryphon Georgiou outside his florist in Holloway Road

Holloway florist given £130 fine while loading van for a funeral

A florist has hit out after receiving a parking ticket while loading his van for a funeral.

Read full story »

Cllr Andy Hull

£13million collected by Islington Council from CCTV traffic fines

CCTV equipment monitoring traffic offences has raised almost £13million for the town hall in five years – a report from campaign group Big Brother Watch has revealed.

Read full story »

Fire at Holloway Road tube station - via Twitter/@jamesward80

Fire as substation behind Holloway Road tube causes severe delays

A fire at an electrical substation behind Holloway Road tube caused the station to close this morning.

Read full story »

Click here to read the Digital Edition of the Islington Gazette on screen
Use our Wedding site to help you plan your big day!
At WeddingSite we know how much you have to organise for your wedding day, that's why we have designed a set of FREE, simple-to-use tools to make the planning process easy & hassle-free. FIND OUT MORE
Find a date using our online dating and friend finder
You can meet new friends, find romance or simply meet up online with people sharing similar interests and hobbies. FIND OUT MORE
Find a local business using our online directory search
Need a plumber? Or a florist? Or anything else? Search our business directory to find Islington businesses in just a few seconds. FIND OUT MORE
Family notices from the Islington Gazette, with readers' tributes
In memoriam, birthdays, weddings, anniversaries, best wishes & special days. FIND OUT MORE

Celebrity / Showbiz See all

The dates will be the first since Chris Martin and Gwyneth Paltrow announced they had separated (Picture: Brendon Thorne/Getty Images)

Coldplay announce summer Royal Albert Hall date

London’s Royal Albert Hall will play host to Coldplay this July as part of a select series of dates to launch the band’s forthcoming album Ghost Stories.

Read full story »