Jeremy Corbyn has criticised “disgusting” treatment of the Windrush generation – including a number of his Islington North constituents.
We held a local elections hustings last night. Sadly, barely anyone turned up. There was still good debate, though. James Morris reports from St Mary’s Church in Upper Street.
Police are trying to track down a prolific shoplifter who assaulted a man and has twice pulled weapons when confronted about stealing booze from Tesco in Stroud Green Road.
Police are appealing for information on Islington teenager Marcus Simmonds, who has been missing from his St Paul’s Road home since Saturday.
A man has been charged with possession of an offensive weapon as murder police continue to investigate the stabbing of 20-year-old Kwasi Anim-Boadu on the Andover Estate.
In a weekly feature, we profile and champion a fascinating shop or company doing business here in Islington. This week, we visited Newington Green’s Acoustic: Jeremy Corbyn’s favourite restaurant.
A parent has called for greater police presence in troubled Rosemary Gardens after a huge brawl yesterday afternoon.
Islington South and Finsbury MP Chris Smith offered himself as a “swap” for hostages on a hijacked Kuwaiti airliner.
A man was stabbed in the Cally’s Outram Estate on Saturday night.
Thirteen per cent of secondary school pupils in Islington say they know someone who carries a weapon.
Women working at the Whittington Hospital in Archway are earning an average 10.6 per cent less per hour than men, new figures have revealed.
A report has criticised “intrusive” staff at a Cally care home.
Islington in Bloom has begun.
Islington has foul air, poor cycling infrastructure and some dangerous pedestrian zones. So last night’s healthy streets hustings should have been a chance to find out more from local elections candidates. James Morris was baffled by the outcome.
One of the world’s leading architects has tabled a radical plan to pedestrianise Upper Street.
A newly-opened academy is set to lose out the most in the government’s National Funding Formula, according to predicted data.
A new survey has revealed the often “extraordinary” lengths parents have gone to get their children into their preferred primary school.
City University students showed their support for striking lecturers by staging a sit-in protest this week.
Upper Street’s famous King’s Head Theatre pub could move into a “trendy neighbourhood bar” for more than 18 months until its new site is ready, a new report reveals.
The life’s work of Islington’s Beryl Vosburgh, one of the first specialist antique photographica collectors in London, will go on auction next month.
“I try and do my best to enhance the young person’s capabilities. I’m very focused on their education, their wellbeing and their cultural needs.”
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