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A social housing fraudster has been found guilty of illegally sub-letting a home in Islington.

A man who tried to smuggle £23,000 of drugs over Pentonville Prison’s perimeter wall has today been jailed for 27 months.

A Highbury man who was part of a moped gang which smashed mobile phone shops has been jailed for five years and three months.

A suspected moped criminal has been charged with numerous driving and drug offences after being arrested in Hornsey Lane, Archway.

This is the moment a moped thug threatens an Upper Street shop manager with an 11-inch hunting knife during a terrifying robbery.

Three Islington moped crooks have today been jailed for a total 33 years after taking part in a series of mobile phone shop raids.

An Islington man has been found guilty for his part in 17 moped smash and grab raids on mobile phone stores.

A scout leader from Islington raped a young boy in a field while on camp and made him pose naked inside the troop’s church hall base, a court heard today.

A man who broke into a woman’s Canonbury home before drugging and raping her has been jailed after he was caught using her bank card in McDonalds.

A youth worker shipped in Diazepam from overseas to run a drug-dealing operation from her home in Finsbury Park.

Two robbers who raided Archway’s branch of Poundland have been jailed.

A man who tried to smuggle mobile phones and drugs into HMP Pentonville using a drone has instead landed himself behind bars.

One year ago today, Islington Council shut Farringdon nightclub Fabric. The councillor who delivered the decision, Flora Williamson, suffered horrific abuse in the ensuing storm. She speaks out on the saga for the first time with the Gazette.

A carer who sexually abused a girl in Holloway in the 1980s has been jailed.

Two men who brandished knives during a brawl in Archway have been jailed.

A Holloway teenager who almost cost a man his leg in a stabbing has been sentenced to two years’ detention.

An “extremely dangerous” prisoner who stabbed a man three times in the back in Islington is being hunted by police – after a clerical error meant he was released from jail months into a nine-year sentence.

A serial burglar has been jailed for breaking into homes and attacking a man with a chair.

A teenager has admitted leaving a stranger fighting for his life after stabbing him in the groin in Pentonville Road.

Two prisoners who escaped Pentonville Prison by sawing through a metal bar, clambering over the roof and swinging round a CCTV pole on a bed sheet will have to spend even longer behind bars.

A sixth person has been charged in connection with the incident in Essex Road where a car ploughed into four pedestrians.

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