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Two perverts have been jailed for a combined stretch of 19 years for sexual offences against three boys in Hornsey, Muswell Hill and Islington.

A Cally man who made explosive devices and killer knives in his home has been jailed for 18 months.

A homeless army veteran from Holloway who is part of the Windrush generation has told of his battle for an ID card and benefits – after the government dubbed him an “illegal immigrant” and drove him into hiding.

A Woodford Green rapist who targeted a woman sleeping in the bedroom of her boyfriend’s Haringey home has been jailed for eight years.

Three young men have been charged in relation to two moped smash and grabs after police executed search warrants across Islington, Camden and Haringey.

A property company has been ordered to pay the largest planning fine in Islington’s history after a “substandard” conversion of a Tufnell Park house into five flats.

A man has been convicted of possessing three knives after failing to stop for police in Pentonville Road last week.

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.

A thug has been jailed for a violent attack on a woman with learning difficulties in Finsbury Park.

A woman who tried to smuggle a cannabis and phones into Pentonville Prison has been jailed.

Violent Arsenal and West Ham fans who brawled outside a Wetherspoons pub in Upper Street have been jailed and banned from attending games.

A drug dealer – jailed for eight years on Friday – had been bailed after police caught him with £2,000 of cocaine and heroin in Holloway.

An Islington man who stabbed his 21-year-old victim three times in the back has been jailed for nine years.

A thug who left his ex-girlfriend needing 40 stitches after slashing her across the face with a Stanley knife has been jailed for 21 years.

A convicted drug dealer who sent a death threat to the councillor who closed Farringdon superclub Fabric could face jail next month.

The Islington founder of Dreamboys, a well-known male strip show, was today jailed for tax and benefit fraud.

An Archway woman who smashed a bottle over the head of a girl - after telling her she looked like she was from reality TV show Made in Chelsea - must pay her victim £1,500.

Three members of the same family are behind bars for a “prolific” spree of street robberies across Islington, Camden and Westminster.

A drink driver has been jailed for an “appalling” hit and run in King’s Cross, in which three American students suffered life-changing injuries after being thrown 6m down the road.

The crook who stole an Islington vicar’s dead wife’s jewellery has been jailed for three years - and Rev Simon Harvey last night said he wants to meet him.

A man has been charged over a “heartbreaking” jewellery theft from a bereaved Islington vicar.

A 33-year-old man has been cleared of raping a woman in Finsbury Park on November 7 last year.

A Finsbury Park man raped a woman in her sleep before his co-accused kicked her in the back, a court heard.

Six Islington men have been jailed for a combined 47 years after targeting jewellers across the country.

Three men have today been jailed for preventing lawful burial of a man - by pushing a trolley containing his body into Regent’s Canal near Islington Tunnel.

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