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Business Secretary Alok Sharma has warned the coronavirus pandemic is the “biggest threat our country has faced in decades”, as a further 563 people died overnight of the “invisible killer” in the UK.

Sarah North has always been a passionate eco-campaigner, litter picking in Highgate Woods and doing petitions to save animals in her spare time growing up.

A watchdog has found there is no indication of a “causal link” between police officers’ actions and the suicide of Caroline Flack.

Greenpeace’s boss could be jailed for two years, after the owner of a rig that eco-activists blocked from drilling for new oil wells pursued legal action against him.

Author Carolyn Clark tells Emma Bartholomew how The East End Canal Tales draws on 50 people’s memories to tell of intriguing, moving and often surprising stories of life and work on the Regent’s and Hertford Union Canals over 200 years.

A man was killed near his home on the Woodberry Down Estate by a thug who was hanging around outside Manor House station looking for people to rob, a court has heard.

Commuters faced chaos on Friday morning (January 31) as Manor House and Finsbury Park tube stations were simultaneously closed, after a fire broke out at the first and a faulty train filled the other with smoke.

Officers investigating an allegation of rape in Islington have released an efit of a man they would like to speak to as part of the investigation.

Hot May Pot Pot is putting on a special three-course detox menu this month, and it includes China’s take on fondue.

“How do they make watermelon look like tuna?” my son pondered as we sat in Wagamama’s new Old Street branch, waiting for the new vegan dish to be served up.

Cops have carried out 11 dawn raids on 11 homes across London and Kent as part of an operation to tackle the supply of drugs in London’s West End.

The Finsbury Park Death Café might be forced to close if its founders can’t secure a new free venue.

If you’re looking for classic French fare cooked to stunning perfection, look no further than Petit Pois Bistro.

A waste management company has pulled out, at the last minute, of a £17.8million contract to process recycling – despite signing up to the deal five months ago.

Climate campaigners have called for a halt to plans to build an incinerator to burn all of north London’s waste, after the cost figures quoted by the waste authority skyrocketed – almost doubling from £650m to £1.2bn.

A community centre is trying to raise £2,000 to host festive parties for people who might otherwise spend Christmas alone.

Writer Caitlin Davies had forgotten about the baths where she swam as a young girl. That is until she went past it on the 91 bus and saw its iconic neon sign. Here, she recounts the history of the famous venue where some of the Victorian era’s most famous swimmers performed

Climate campaigners trying to thwart plans to build a £650m incinerator to burn all of north London’s waste have failed in their High Court appeal against the plans.

The first trial for LSD manufacture was held 50 years ago, after a small pharmacy in New North Road was raided by the police. Christy Lawrance, the former editor of the Journal of the Islington Archaeology and History Society, follows the case

Women from Islington who are working at the forefront to prevent and tackle online extremism and gang violence have been awarded for their efforts.

A learning assistant at a pupil referral unit (PRU) has been crowned the most outstanding in the whole of the UK for going above and beyond the call of duty to help some of Islington’s most troubled teenagers.

Parents of a toddler diagnosed with an aggressive childhood cancer are crowd funding to raise money for her treatment, and have already hit the £30,000 mark.

The council’s transport and environment chief Claudia Webbe has been selected to contest the Labour safe seat of Leicester East in the general election.

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.

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