A long-running radical bookstore in Caledonian Road was burgled by thieves who scaled roofs to gain entry on Wednesday night.

Police recovered £3,000 worth of heroin, cocaine, ecstasy, cannabis and a machete during dawn raids in Finsbury Park yesterday.

Prisoners at Pentonville have spoken of their traumatic knife crime experiences and offered advice to gang imperilled young people in a new podcast.

Emily Thornberry has condemned plans to close the Old Street post office and reopen it inside a Co-op up the road as "partial privatisation".

Violent incidents in Pentonville prison have spiked by more than 50 per cent and the use of force by officers has "risen significantly" since 2017, a report states.

The headteacher at an Islington free school claims the "abstract" new GCSE syllabus has made tests tougher for autistic students.

An impressive 91 per cent of Highbury Fields students got grade 4 or above in their English GCSEs this year.

The ringleader of a massive student protest at St Aloysius' College earlier this year picked up a strong set of GCSE results today, before setting out his policy pledges to transform British politics.

A St Mary Magdalene Academy student who was knocked off his bike and broke his arm weeks before sitting his GCSE exams has called for more cycle lanes and speed bumps.

Scores of firefighters tackled a blazing second-storey flat in Clerkenwell last night.

A food charity is calling on Islington youngsters to apply for places on its training programme and help beat food poverty.

The former leader of Islington Council was feet away from being hit by "large chunks" of falling rubble in Highbury Park this morning.

A developer is seeking planning permission from Islington Council so it has the option of turning a shop into a fitness centre.

Two "augmented reality" artists will be talking about their latest works and inspirations at a free event in Islington tomorrow.

A King's Cross cafe owner pleaded guilty to eight food hygiene offences at Highbury Corner Magistrates' Court last month and was billed £8,760.

A hit-and-run collision in Clerkenwell has put moped rider in hospital.

A long simmering beef over barbecues in Highbury Fields shows little sign of cooling off, with a byelaw set to be voted through next month giving council officers the power to put them out.

An Essex Road restaurant was burgled in the early hours of Saturday morning.

Restaurant bosses have slammed rumours they want to turn a Highbury steakhouse into an "open all hours" nightclub as "false information".

Police are appealing for information after Guardian columnist Owen Jones was attacked by four thugs outside a Pentonville Road pub on Saturday.

Lonely pensioners have slammed the town hall's proposal to demolish Holloway's Drovers Centre as "disgraceful" and a "chronic shame".

Islington students have made the borough "exceptionally proud" by improving on last year's A-level results.

A private school in Canonbury is lauding its students A-level results, after 32 per cent of pupils achieved A* to A grades and 57pc of kids got A*-B.

City and Islington College students bagged places at Cambridge and a host of other top universities today.

Central Foundation Boys' School is celebrating its students' excellent achievements across both A-level and vocational subjects, with 83 per cent of grades at A* to C.

St Aloysius' College is celebrating "fantastic" A-level results today, after 29 per cent of pupils got A to B.

Many Highbury Fields School students have overcome "challenging circumstances" to achieve "incredible successes" in their A-levels, claims the incoming head.

The principal of Highbury Grove has hailed the consistent academic success of her students, as 97 per cent passed their A-levels and 67pc of kids got A* to C.

The councillor leading Islington's preparations for a no deal exit from the European Union on October 31 has urged the Government to "get its act together and tell us what Brexit will look like".

Councillors met in private on Tuesday to discuss the future of a Hornsey Rise pub that was recently a crime scene - and were unable to reveal new conditions regarding its operations.

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