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Caroline Russell last night claimed she was the only realistic candidate to contest Jeremy Corbyn’s Islington North seat in June’s general election.

Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn scorned Islington’s “elitist” stereotype while launching his general election campaign today.

Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn has dismissed claims his Brexit stance could cost him Islington North in June’s snap general election.

The likely Green candidate for Islington North this afternoon said voters are at their “wits’ end” with Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn over his handling of the EU referendum.

Politicians, businesses and neighbours met on the fringe of Finsbury Park on Saturday for a five-hour discussion about the area’s redevelopment. The Gazette was there for all of it.

Islington South and Finsbury MP Emily Thornberry was stood just 30 yards away from this afternoon’s apparent terrorist incident in Westminster.

As London Metropolitan University plans a multi-million overhaul of its campus, the Gazette learns about 121 years of history in Holloway Road.

He has been savaged by everyone from the right-wing press to members of his own Parliamentary Labour Party. And now Prof Stephen Hawking has become the latest to have a pop at Islington North MP and Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn.

A leading campaigner for the “community” development of Holloway Prison has called on the government to commit to affordable housing on the site – after a new report made no mention of it.

Islington Council officers have asked a town hall planning committee to defy its own leader – as well as Islington North MP Jeremy Corbyn.

People in Islington are “far more likely” to be affected by the latest increase in rail fares, according to MP Emily Thornberry.

A young mother has blamed “austerity” for mistakes which led to a mentally ill man being free to kill her husband.

As one of the busiest news patches in the country, the Gazette always has a long list of important issues to take up with Islington North MP Jeremy Corbyn.

Islington North MP Jeremy Corbyn today said Jamal Mahmoud’s killing at Pentonville Prison is a “tragic warning lesson” – and criticised government “under-funding” of the Caledonian Road jail.

Police swarmed Holloway Road this afternoon as a 19-year-old man was arrested on suspicion of terror offences.

The Gazette meets Ali Rifat – who also happens to be Jeremy Corbyn’s favourite underwear merchant – at the Nag’s Head Market on the eve of his final sale.

A year ago, Jeremy Corbyn promised Islington North ‘won’t be forgotten’ after he was elected Labour leader. Twelve months on, James Morris asks community leaders across his constituency whether he has kept his word.

Islington North MP Jeremy Corbyn this afternoon offered heartfelt thanks to constituents after his re-election as Labour leader.

Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn today promised to fight plans to abolish his Islington North constituency of 33 years.

A majority of people have backed plans to improve the traffic blackspot that is Highbury Corner. But, as James Morris finds, Islington has been here many, many times before...

Ten years ago, Arsenal announced itself as a football superpower by moving to the 60,000-seat Emirates Stadium. While it hasn’t resulted in much success on the pitch, James Morris explores the stadium’s impact on Islington.

At 4pm today, Arsenal FC will begin its 10th season at the Emirates Stadium in a Premier League game against Liverpool. But one of the most famous Gooners has told the Gazette he misses the “special” atmosphere of its former Highbury home.

Islington seem to have silently cut back on recycling collections, writes Alison Barlow, Islington, full address supplied.

Four hundred people descended on Highbury Fields yesterday morning as Islington MPs Jeremy Corbyn and Emily Thornberry gave rapturously-received speeches against hate crime.

Earlier this week, a father and son walk through an Islington park. They see a man with a loaf of bread, feeding ducks in a pond. The boy is curious. The father asks the man if his son can take a slice. They get chatting. The bread man asks the father where he is from. Syria, he replies. He is one of a handful of refugees to have recently fled the turmoil of his home country to make a new home in Islington. The bread man, with tears in his eyes, says: “I want you to know how welcome you are here.”

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