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A nurse was “nearly killed” when the ceiling of her housing association flat off the Holloway Road collapsed on Friday.

A pregnant bulldog with life-threatening injuries was found covered in faeces and abandoned in a Finsbury Park alley on December 2.

Elderly service users of a Highbury day centre set for demolition staged an impassioned and slightly surreal demonstration on the Town Hall steps last night.

Islington became the first council to pass a motion of no confidence in the government’s flagship social welfare reform last night.

Councillors met with pupils from a Finsbury primary school to celebrate a commitment to resettle 100 asylum-seeking children over the next 10 years.

Highbury Leisure Centre is to be partially reopened on Monday – but the building that went up in flames is to be demolished and it’s unknown who will foot the bill for repairs.

Councillors will clash over the best way to influence a Brexit negotiations they have no direct control over at a town hall meeting tonight (Thu).

More than 50 volunteers scoured the roads of Islington to count rough sleepers and create a “snapshot” of the borough’s street homeless population on Friday.

A vandal punched an off-duty copper in the face at Finsbury Park Underground Station on Monday night.

Jamaican police searching for a missing Islington woman have found a body, according to a parish police chief.

Islington, Hackney and Haringey launched a joint policing operation to stamp out drug dealing in Finsbury Park yesterday.

There’s been a spike in food banks referrals following the rollout of Universal Credit in June – and people can now donate to Islington Food Bank throughout December via a new collection point at the town hall.

Two teenagers were hospitalised with slash wounds after a dawn attack in City Road on Sunday.

Michelle Obama this afternoon told Elizabeth Garrett Anderson students that her decade-long relationship with the Barnsbury school was one of her proudest achievements.

A mental health charity off Holloway Road is urging people to vote for its “hard-hitting” film about depression so it can make the shortlist for a prestigious award.

A Clerkenwell publican is planning a court appeal after councillors approved changes to his licence on Tuesday.

Michelle Obama will return to the Islington girls school that made her “quake” with emotion to promote her new book on Monday.

Morrisons in the Holloway Road has turfed out a group of people accused of taking drugs and causing trouble in the stairs to the supermarket.

Aspiring actors in Islington can apply for places on a “life-changing” course run by the National Youth Theatre (NYT).

A Tufnell Park priest wants to open her church up to the community – and she’s fighting for more social housing in Islington.

A singer-songwriter has penned the “dramatic history” of a rowdy pub and pleasure house in Highbury – and hopes his songs can redeem its immoral past by raising money for the mayor of Islington’s chosen charities.

A Highbury writer has “smashed barriers” to become the best read artist on an online poetry site.

Readers can now nominate Islington’s most inspirational adults and young people for the Mayor’s Civic Award and Ben Kinsella Award.

Islington has more people treated under the mental health act than anywhere else in England, according to “shocking” new NHS stats.

A 22-year-old man has been found guilty of killing a father of two by stabbing him 17 times in Upper Street.

A ballroom dance academy is throwing a Christmas fundraiser for Great Ormond Street Chilrden’s Hospital next month.

Cold calling fraudsters and rogue traders are inflicting “misery and upset” on people across Islington, including one householder who was defrauded of £100,000.

Work has begun on an ambitious project to gut Old Street roundabout and create a safer environment for cyclists and pedestrians.

The daughter of a molecular geneticist is running the London Marathon to help continue her mum’s vital work, three months on from the bike crash in St John Street that killed her.

The long-awaited Archway Aldi will open to Islington shoppers on Thursday.

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