The UK's first hijab-wearing mayor says Islington Council disappointed its Muslim community by failing to organise an Eid celebration this year.

Emily Thornberry says the Brexit saga is a "total mess" and she can "see the argument" for having a referendum ahead of an election.

Islington climate rebels were among thousands occupying the "burning earth" site in Trafalgar Square yesterday.

Liverpool Road and Chapel Market were evacuated by police due to the discovery of a suspect package near The Angel - but police have now deemed the situation safe.

Ambler Primary School is raising money to help people affected by devastating flooding in Finsbury Park on Monday.

A father is "desperately upset" after his daughter's laptop was stolen from their home in Canonbury on the eve of her big presentation.

There was an increase in the number of cyclists killed or seriously injured on Islington's roads between 2014 and 2018, new data show, prompting calls for cars to be banned in the borough.

Animal Rebellion (AR) peacefully occupied Smithfield Meat Market in opposition to the animal killing industry on Monday - and only their police liaison officer was arrested.

A burst pipe that flooded streets in Finsbury Park this morning has finally been turned off - but neighbours are left counting the cost with up to 150 homes damaged and warnings that hordes of rats could be "flushed up" by the tide.

An annual shindig celebrating Britain's vast variety of apples is returning to Gillespie Park on Sunday.

Police have named the pedestrian who died after he was hit by a HGV in Finsbury Park on September 24.

A woman is in hospital after a London Ambulance Service (LAS) vehicle collided with her in Upper Street.

Children subjected to "frightening" levels of pollution at a Holloway nursery will soon breath cleaner air.

Do we have a homeless problem or a problem with homeless people? An event at Union Chapel will ask just that, as well as screening a documentary about the making of a shelter and putting on performances from the Museum of Homelessness.

The not-for-profit supplier behind Islington Council's Angelic Energy could have its licence revoked if it doesn't pay £9.4million in green subsidies by October 31.

Police raided several alleged brothels in London and Essex and arrested a man on suspicion of human trafficking in Finsbury Park last night.

An elderly couple watched in horror as a "fountain of water" burst up from the kitchen sink and flooded their flat off St John Street last week.

A cycle safety campaigner who lost a leg and almost died after a HGV crashed into her has completed a channel swim for charity.

Peabody is investigating allegations its contractors called a disabled women living in the Cally a "dummy" - during a 10-month project to fix her damp flat.

Readers can learn to build solar panels from scratch at an event in Finsbury Park on Saturday, October 12.

Finsbury Park Mosque is encouraging places of worship to become more inclusive for autistic children.

Detectives want to trace this man in connection with a series of sexual assaults on buses in Islington, Hackney.

James Corden's production company is opening a London HQ in the £400million Islington Square development.

The 70-year-old academic who scoops rubbish out of the Regent's Canal every day has spoken about his "extreme camping" lifestyle in King's Cross.

Highbury neighbours are fighting to stop six streets being transferred from their ward into Mildmay as part of a proposed boundary shake-up.

An award-winning children's author dressed as Alice in Wonderland and visited an Archway primary school to talk about her career on Friday last week.

Abandoned bikes blocking up the streets and pavements of Islington could soon be a thing of the past, after councillors supported parking restrictions last night.

Islington Council has called on businesses to help make the borough feel safe for women after dark.

Boris Johnson was blasted for "mobilising ethno-nationalism" at a full council meeting where Brexit and barbecues topped the agenda last night.

M. Manze's traditional pie and mash treats are returning to Islington - six-months after the historic Chapel Market store closed.

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