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A Tech City businesswoman has called out for investors to give more support to start-up founders going it alone.

(L-R) Owner Parveen Dhanda, Teresa Girao & Kuldip Shah from Stubble and Strife (photo: Arnaud Stephenson)

An Old Street pop-up is harnessing Tech City’s love of facial hair in an attempt to revive the age-old traditions behind shaving.

Planned engineering work could affect your journey this weekend.

There is a relatively minor programme of planned closures on the Tube and Overground network this weekend - but they could still affect your journey. Read on for the lowdown.

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Join the London Social Media café for their October networking event tomorrow.

Inside HMP Holloway in 1970 Pic: English heritage

The brutal and politically significant history of HMP Holloway is the subject of a TV programme which airs tonight.

Cllr Andy Hull joins headteacher Harsha Patel, staff and pupils at Copenhagen Primary School to celebrate the school's accreditation as a Living Wage employer.

The town hall took a swipe at Arsenal’s pay conditions as it geared up for gala celebrations to mark Living Wage Week.

An image of a suspect in the robbery of a Ladbrokes in Islington has been released (Picture: Metropolitan Police)

CCTV of a masked suspect wearing an Arsenal football shirt during the terrifying robbery of a Ladbrokes in Islington has been released by police.

The fake 'store' set up in Finsbury Park - it is actually the Atom Gallery (Picture: Darren Cullen/Pocket Money Loans)

A “worse than Wonga” shop which appears to advertise payday loans for children has appeared in Finsbury Park.

Aston Merrygold of JLS Pic: Joe Giddens/PA

A Finsbury Park man who collects celebrity website names for cash has been forced to hand over an address to a member of boyband JLS.

Crime & Court

Yesterday, 16:27

The brutal and politically significant history of HMP Holloway is the subject of a TV programme which airs tonight.

Yesterday, 12:29
An image of a suspect in the robbery of a Ladbrokes in Islington has been released (Picture: Metropolitan Police)

CCTV of a masked suspect wearing an Arsenal football shirt during the terrifying robbery of a Ladbrokes in Islington has been released by police.

Sculptures worth £20,000  by Tim Ellis stolen from Fold Gallery in Clerkenwell on Saturday

Thieves made off with £20,000 worth of art from a Clerkenwell gallery in what staff are calling a “steal to order” attack.

Health

Saturday, October 25, 2014

An ex-smoker who went through 100 cigarettes a day has praised the Stoptober challenge and encouraged others to kick the habit.

Wednesday, October 22, 2014
An artist's impression of the Highbury centre's refurbishment

A multi-million pound plan to revamp a popular pool have been revealed in more detail.

Wednesday, October 15, 2014
The Mayor smoked a cigar in an Islington park to celebrate the birht of his new baby Pic: Geoff Caddick/PA

Mayor of London Boris Johnson has described the moment he celebrated the birth of his child with a cigar as a reason he isn’t keen on banning smoking in parks.

Environment

Sunday, October 26, 2014

A series of free half term and Halloween treats are set to keep kids entertained at an inner city smallholding.

Tuesday, October 7, 2014
Ken Muller

A picket is set to take place outside the Whittington on Monday to support striking hospital staff.

Friday, October 3, 2014
The towpath on the Regent's  Canal. Photo credit Emma Bartholomew

Campaigners wishing to make a “lethal” road junction safer hope the move could pave the way to lure “inconsiderate and aggressive” cyclists off the Regent’s Canal towpath.

Politics

Yesterday, 14:00

The town hall took a swipe at Arsenal’s pay conditions as it geared up for gala celebrations to mark Living Wage Week.

Mon, 06:38
Members of the public can ask council leader Cllr Richard Watts questions on how the borough will hnadle the cuts

Huge government cuts will be the topic as the public get the chance to grill the town hall chiefs.

Saturday, October 18, 2014
Members of the public can ask council leader Cllr Richard Watts questions on how the borough will hnadle the cuts

Islington Council will allow a greater role for the public and the press at its meetings to compensate for the overwhelming Labour majority achieved at May’s election, it has said.

Education

Thursday, October 23, 2014

Pupils in Islington bettered the national and inner London average GCSE grades, new figures reveal.

Wednesday, October 22, 2014
Islington is has the third highest LGBT population in the country and held one of the Britain's first gay marraiges at the Town Hall in March

Teenagers in Islington are exploring sexuality at workshops amid rising levels of reported homophobic crimes in the borough.

Sunday, October 12, 2014
Reggie Yates with students at City and Islington College

TV presenter Reggie Yates visited students at his former college to give advice on how to make it in the industry.

Heritage

Sunday, October 26, 2014

A new play area and gym has been unveiled on an Archway estate.

Monday, October 20, 2014
Jeremy Corbyn MP Elgin Marbles

Islington minister Jeremy Corbyn has weighed into the controversy surrounding Greek artefacts at the British Museum.

Sunday, October 19, 2014
Caledonian Clock Tower

A spooky art show is set for a historic Holloway landmark just in time for Halloween.

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