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A rugby coach sprinted 50 yards down an Islington cycle track to foil a suspected bike thief.

When two Russian agents allegedly slipped radioactive poison into a cup of tea, Alexander Litvinenko wasn’t the only victim.

She’s the rowdy cycling campaigner who doesn’t care what people – particularly Islington Labour councillors – think of her. But what drives Anita Frizzarin’s anger? The Gazette finds out.

A campaign has been launched to save Angel Central’s famous wings sculpture – by a 10-year-old girl.

It’s no wonder composer Jo Thomas was chosen as a face of Islington’s London Borough of Culture bid. She discusses her artistic flair with the Gazette.

Tottenham Hotspur duo went to Canonbury Primary School and City of London Academy Highbury Grove and should give local children more belief

Council spending on domestic violence refuges has fallen by up to 75 per cent across London since 2010, leaving Cally charity Solace Women’s Aid trying to do more with less. Chief exec Mary Mason tells investigations journalist Emma Youle about the pressures faced by her charity – and what happens when women can’t get help

Islington and Shoreditch Housing Association still hasn’t responded to our requests for comment on the St Mary’s Path estate.

A London council hasn’t set up an energy supplier for more than 100 years – but last week, Islington launched Angelic Energy, a not-for-profit provider designed to help those in poverty cope with soaring energy prices. The Gazette looks back to when the council first began supplying Islington’s energy, in 1896.

Four police officers who followed Henry Hicks before his fatal crash have been acquitted in a gross misconduct hearing.

Are you suffering a burning injustice? This man wants to hear about it.

Islington Council has launched its “fair” energy company – which it says could save people up to £277 a year on their bills.

An expert surveyor says the only reason the St Mary’s Path Estate could be damp enough to need knocking down would be if a tidal wave had hit it.

The battle we faced to obtain a police photo of convicted paedophile Robert Wootton is outrageous.

A woman who had her nose broken during a shocking late-night attack in City Road has handed the Gazette clear images of the thug who punched her – after the police failed to.

The price of housing in Islington, measured by square metre, almost doubled between 2004 and 2016 according to new government figures.

Pubs, bars and clubs across Islington could be told to do more to stop women being sexually harassed on a night out.

A moped gang from Islington who snatched 100 phones in five days have been jailed for a total of 13 years.

People who have lived on an Islington estate their whole life have been told they may be forced out of their homes.

When it applied for permission to demolish the old Bernard Morgan House and build 104 luxury flats with a private cinema on the Golden Lane Estate, Taylor Wimpey argued that it couldn’t afford more than a £1.5million contribution towards “affordable” housing.

A cooking academy inspired by an innovative Portuguese chef is set to be launched in Old Street.

Islington couple Emily and Pete Shaw have raised more than £100k in one year in memory of their baby son, who died in October 2016.

Two people have been assaulted outside City and Islington College in Goswell Road.

The volunteers who welcome refugees to Islington are appealing for landlords with empty properties to help them settle two more Syrian families.

The appalling child abuse scandal that shames Islington’s past was not just limited to kids under the council’s care, it has been claimed.

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