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People in one of Islington’s most exclusive residential streets are trying to make the town hall cut the “unacceptable” opening hours of an Essex Road bar.

Moped crooks preyed on 24 victims in the space of an hour around Essex Road last night.

Cops have accused an Archway massage centre of running as a brothel.

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.

Highbury was reported to be on lockdown this afternoon after claims of males wielding machetes.

This imposing Victorian property in Watford - now long since demolished - could hold the key to unlocking a wider investigation into the Islington kids’ home abuse scandal.

There are more than two dozen names that could hold the key to prosecutions, and boxes of papers that may contain vital evidence. In the second of our special series on the Islington kids’ home scandal of the ’70s, ’80s and ’90s, EMMA YOULE asks why police are not bringing the perpetrators to justice

Islington Police are appealing for help to find missing teenager Kimaunie Samson, last seen at his home in Canonbury at 6am on Friday.

Four people have been arrested after a car ploughed into revellers outside the Old Queen’s Head pub in Essex Road last night.

Police were yesterday called to break up yet another brawl in the heart of Islington – thought to involve City and Islington College students.

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

A 15-year-old girl will appear at Highbury Corner Youth Court today after being charged with assault and possession of an offensive weapon.

A 17-year-old boy has been arrested on suspicion of attempted murder after a man was stabbed in the groin on Wednesday.

A man was stabbed in King’s Cross this morning.

These guns were taken off Islington’s streets after a firearms amnesty this week.

Bogus bobbies with detailed knowledge of police operations were preying on vulnerable pensioners and fleecing them of cash.

Five Islington Police officers have been shortlisted for a Met bravery award for detaining a man waving a machete – and wearing what appeared to be a suicide vest.

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