Three men have admitted involvement in an attack on left-wing activist and Guardian columnist Owen Jones, but deny the incident was motivated by homophobia.

A lorry driver hit a cyclist in City Road this afternoon.

Islington South & Finsbury election hopefuls traded verbal blows over Brexit and the climate emergency on Tuesday night.

Police locked down Goswell Road and evacuated buildings while they investigated an "unattended bag".

Islington Council has announced plans to keep the road running through Highbury Fields closed, pending a consultation after the election.

Campaigners are calling on Islington Council to cease the "slaughter" of trees in Highbury Corner.

A cyclist was in collision with a pedestrian in Highbury Corner yesterday.

Volunteers counted 57 rough sleepers on the streets of Islington during the annual count on Friday - an increase of 14 people since last year.

A Roman Way restaurant will dish up free meals to homeless people every Monday of December.

Disabled and elderly people were "trapped" for five days when a lift in their Old Street block broke down earlier this month.

Islington Police has the best emergency response times in London, figures show.

Islington South & Finsbury election candidates will debate at St Mary's Church in Upper Street on Tuesday.

A private firm registered offshore made at least £9million off Islington Council's two out-sourced housing deals between 2012 and 2018.

A man from Islington who "spun a web of lies" to take advantage of the Grenfell Tower tragedy has been convicted of fraud.

Air pollution is a silent killer and should be at the forefront of electoral issues, a bereaved mother told Islington Town Hall on Monday night.

A hit-and-run moped rider who smashed into a 90-year-old man and left him with "awful injuries" pleaded guilty to careless driving today.

Islington Council and crisis support charity Hestia are creating 17 "safe spaces" for people experiencing domestic abuse and sexual violence.

The community discussed austerity, poverty and Universal Credit at Islington People's Rights' (IPR) annual general meeting on Tuesday.

The Brexit Party's general election candidate for Islington North says he's the "foot soldier of peaceful revolution" and can beat Jeremy Corbyn.

A knifeman who fought "violently" with Islington police officers was jailed for 21 months on Wednesday last week.

The Islington Liberal Democrats election candidates say legalising cannabis will "starve" the borough's gangs of income and subsidise more police and youth services.

A couple in Holloway have said enough is enough after watching on in disbelief as a crack user defecated outside their front door.

The "inconvenient" fences under Stroud Green bridge were finally removed yesterday - eight months after they were first installed.

A bus driver hit a pedestrian in Finsbury Park last night.

A winter homeless shelter is set to open in the former Upper Holloway Crown Post Office.

Police are appealing for information after thugs threatened to stab a man on the Victoria line - one of a spate of robberies to plague the capital.

A church congregation led a march against knife crime through the streets of Holloway.

A voluntary business partnership for the King's Cross area held a careers day for 150 youngsters aged 15 to 24 this week.

Vulnerable neighbours say the loss of heating and hot water on the Spa Green Estate is stripping them of dignity and causing their health to deteriorate.

MP Emily Thornberry says Brexit may be the main election issue in her constituency's "leafier lanes", but elsewhere people are simply trying to make ends meet.

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