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Police raided a flat in Upper Holloway and arrested a man who had 800 postage stamps stuffed into the pocket of his jeans, this week 60 years ago.

Youngsters from Sacred Heart Catholic Primary School took part in the Lord Mayor's Show parade through central London on Saturday.

Students from City University have come up with "game-changing" business ideas to help make Islington carbon neutral by 2030 - and some of them are now putting them into action.

The charity British Wireless for the Blind Fund (BWBF) is looking for 'radio supporter' volunteers to give a lifeline to the outside world to blind people by visiting them in their homes and supporting them to use new radios.

If you're taking your tween and her mates for a birthday celebration manicure - as befits the craze amongst generation Z - you'll be hard pressed to find any salon more on trend than London Grace.

"This isn't really Hawaii," the blurb on Mor and Vahine's surf camp website warns potential guests.

When he first settled in London, Taewoo Kim spent five years working in Japanese restaurants like Gilgamesh and Sake no Hana before launching his own venture celebrating his Korean heritage.

Camping holidays don't have to be hard work, as Emma Bartholomew finds at a family surf camp in the north of Portugal.

Recycling rates at one of the North London Waste Authority's two plants are amongst the worst in the country - meaning a fifth of the waste sent there is burnt rather than recycled.

Laura Bessell would never have considered running a half marathon until she became the treasurer of Women and Children First a year ago.

Some of the best samba teachers in the world are coming together this weekend to teach the Brazilian dance at a three-day celebration in Munich.

I've been marvelling at the impressive architectural feat that is The Stratford ever since walking past last summer.

It's 50 years since the Peter Bedford Housing Association was founded off the back of a project set up by a Pentonville Prison officer to boost ex-offenders' self-worth. Emma Bartholomew speaks to an original tenant who remembers the pioneering, supportive communities established as a result

Campaigners are fighting to block what will be one of the biggest incinerators in Europe from being built in north London. They tell Emma Bartholomew it will lock us into decades of low recycling rates, air pollution and greenhouse gas emissions

Whether you're a French national or an out-and-out Francophile, Bastille Day is the perfect excuse to celebrate all things Gallic.

Police have stepped up patrols in the Cally after a man approached a 13-year-old girl in his car to ask how many boys she had been with and whether she wanted a lift home.

Author David Solomons joined the mayor of Islington in cutting the ribbon to officially launch Hungerford Primary School's new library.

Vincent Nguyen shares his compelling 'rags to relative riches' story, telling Emma Bartholomew how he has turned his life around since arriving in the UK as an asylum seeker 17 years ago

Parents in Islington have been warned to be vigilant after a man began acting strangely and blowing kisses to youngsters on a class outing.

Three people are in hospital after a house fire in Green Lanes this morning.

My epic surf moments are sadly few and far between, but there's something about being faced with either ducking under or trying to catch a wave that's meditative, exhilarating and fun - and that floaty feeling when you do catch one defies description.

Dozens of cops were mobilised to Caledonian Road last night after a group of men were reportedly seen brandishing knives.

Dr Eric Fletcher, the MP for East Islington asked the Home Secretary in the House of Commons whether he would reconsider whether to give the public notice of the time fixed for a pending execution, this week 60 years ago.

As we pulled up to the Tivoli Évora my kids and I expressed some scepticism for its eco claims - after all, swanky hotels are some of the most energy intensive facilities on our planet.

US craft beer brewer Brooklyn Brewery has teamed up with the Mexican chain Tortilla to make a tasty beef sauce.

Police are issuing a warning to parents in Islington after a primary school pupil was followed into a Canonbury park and chased by a stranger.

The Catalan winter calçotada festival is being marked at Tapas Brindisa Shoreditch with a special weekend menu throughout February and March.

Fire fighters have warned to buy the appropriate charger for devices, after a chameleon died in a third-floor flat fire.

A drug dealer caught with £800,000 worth of cocaine in the boot of his car has been sentenced to 12 years in jail.

The public has been warned to call 999 immediately if they spot a convicted murderer from Stoke Newington who has escaped from prison.

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