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Festive sparkle covered Islington on Saturday as the Christmas lights along the streets and the N1 Centre were switched on in unison.

(L-R) Constable Rebecca Masters, Councillor Caroline Russell & Constable Lauren Cairns during a police operation enforcing the 20mph zone on Highbury Park (photo: Arnaud Stephenson)

A pioneering plan to get the public and police working hand-in-hand to stop speeding was launched this week.

Cllr Richard Watts

Heavy hints were dropped that council tax may rise next year at a frenetic first leader’s question time last night.

More than 2,750 women were victims of violence in Islington during the last year

A domestic abuse clinic will be held in Islington for the first time tomorrow in response to the borough’s rising tide of violence against women.

Robert Khan (left) and Tom Salinsky, the writers of Coalition

Audacious new measures have been put forward this morning to get the borough’s whopping 40,000 jobless people into work and stop Islington becoming a “dormitory”.

Now you see it...Ms Kowalska's gas meter was stolen leaving her and her childen in a freezing cold house

A single mum and her two children - one of whom is asthmatic - were left in a freezing cold house after heartless thieves stole their gas meter.

Jgerji Lleshi

A man from Holloway has been jailed for his part in a drug smuggling ring that imported more than £40million of cocaine and heroin into the UK.

Daisy McFadyen is being hunted by police

A young woman is being hunted by police after she didn’t turn up to a court hearing almost two weeks ago.

Silhan Ozcelik, who police believe has left London for Syria to help in the fight against Isis.

A teenage girl from Islington may be the first British female to join the fight against Islamic State terrorists in Syria.

Crime & Court

06:44

A pioneering plan to get the public and police working hand-in-hand to stop speeding was launched this week.

Yesterday, 13:32
More than 2,750 women were victims of violence in Islington during the last year

A domestic abuse clinic will be held in Islington for the first time tomorrow in response to the borough’s rising tide of violence against women.

Tue, 12:05
Now you see it...Ms Kowalska's gas meter was stolen leaving her and her childen in a freezing cold house

A single mum and her two children - one of whom is asthmatic - were left in a freezing cold house after heartless thieves stole their gas meter.

Health

Tuesday, November 18, 2014

Nearly a fifth of doctors’ surgeries in Islington are of ‘high concern’, according to a new report.

Saturday, November 8, 2014
Janet Burgess with chefs Kursat Comert, Ahmed Oztanso and Cengiz Alagoz

Islington has topped the Good Food For London league table for the fourth year in a row, leading the way in eight of the nine criteria.

Saturday, November 8, 2014
Failed upper implant and bone graft material loose in patient's sinus

A beauty therapist has received £28,000 compensation after a botched dental procedure left her with gaps in her teeth, a blocked ear and fragments in her sinus.

Environment

06:44

A pioneering plan to get the public and police working hand-in-hand to stop speeding was launched this week.

Thursday, November 20, 2014
Cllr Joe Calouri

A bold new plan - thought to be the first in the county - could see staff take control of adventure playground to save them from cuts.

Saturday, November 15, 2014
Dr Katie Coleman, vice chair of Islington CCG

One of Islington’s top doctors has urged people to take control of their own health during the winter months.

Politics

Yesterday, 16:37

Heavy hints were dropped that council tax may rise next year at a frenetic first leader’s question time last night.

Yesterday, 10:20
Robert Khan (left) and Tom Salinsky, the writers of Coalition

Audacious new measures have been put forward this morning to get the borough’s whopping 40,000 jobless people into work and stop Islington becoming a “dormitory”.

Friday, November 21, 2014
MP Emily Thornberry: 'I grew up on a council estate'

An Islington MP has resigned from Ed Miliband’s shadow cabinet after her tweet of a house draped with England flags saw her branded a ‘snob’.

Education

Tuesday, November 11, 2014

Dozens gathered outside a university this afternoon in protest at “zero hours” contracts among the faculty.

Friday, November 7, 2014
A protest is set to take place outside London Metropolitan University on Tuesday

The use of “zero hours” contracts is set to spark a demonstration outside a university building.

Thursday, November 6, 2014
Reuben Elliot, left, Baylie Melhad, and Ava Walters, of Rosemary Works School, taste their own-made chutney from school-grown tomatoes

An army of seven- and eight-year-old Lord Sugars are set to take the Christmas chutney market by storm as part of a school project.

Heritage

Monday, November 17, 2014

More than 600 poppies formed a Hornsey Rise school’s own version of the famous Tower of London exhibition.

Tuesday, November 11, 2014
The Old Middlesex Sessions house in Clerkenwell Green

A reputedly haunted old court where convicts were sent to their deaths is to be re-developed with shops, restaurants and a rooftop swimming pool.

Saturday, November 8, 2014
(From left to right) Dan Angel, National Grid, Carl Stevenson, Artist, Cllr Gary Heather and Yemisi Blake, Artist.
Pic: Ian Enness

Drab hoardings outside a building site for a powerful substation have been brightened up thanks to a new initiative.

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Just in case you were wondering, Westminster Cathedral isn’t a mosque.

Vloggers aren’t just being used to sell beauty products anymore, they’re being used to sell universities.

Ashley Roberts says she’s happy for Declan Donnelly after he asked his girlfriend to marry him.

The Foreign Office was unable to give any details on the conditions of those injured.

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