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Building work on the historic Golden Lane Estate has been suspended after a gas leak caused dozens of families to be evacuated from their homes.

Marks and Spencer’s bid to sell alcohol every day from 8am at a new Archway store has angered police and Islington Council due to the high number of street drinkers in the area – but the shop says it doesn’t stock the kind of booze that attracts alcoholics.

A Canonbury street artist known as “the man behind the easel” is having his work exhibited – in the local pub.

Police are appealing for the public’s help to find a missing Islington mother.

A suspected gunman escaped onto the roof of an estate in Newington Green following a police raid this morning.

London’s first new purpose-built accommodation for vulnerable homeless people in more than a decade moved a step nearer completion last week when structural work was completed.

A much-loved Essex Road greengrocer’s is shutting up shop for the final time on Christmas Eve to make way for a new development.

The manager of Islington Council’s adoption and fostering service picked up her British Empire Medal from the Tower of London last week.

A detective working in Islington has been sacked after he admitted stalking someone.

Roz Currie is eager to reflect on the successes of what was “more than a passion project” – the ground-breaking Echoes of Holloway Prison exhibition, which finished a three-month run at Islington Museum last month.

The Angel is now glowing after the Chirstmas lights were switched on and hundreds of people turned up to enjoy the festivities.

The Met’s gang squad have released CCTV of the chilling moment a gunman gets out of a Jaguar and opens fire off Essex Road.

Wireless Festival promoters say reducing bass levels at the event and finishing half-an-hour earlier would put it out of business and is appealing Haringey Council’s restrictions.

Two-long standing stallholders have been named Islington’s Market Traders of the Year after the judges couldn’t split them.

Police want to speak to this woman over £1,500 worth of damage to a minicab caused by two passengers.

Finsbury Park has been stripped of its Green Flag status after a damning “mystery shopper” report by an environmental charity.

It used to be the most polluted primary in Islington – now St John Evangelist is the first school to ban cars at pick-up and drop-off times.

Eastenders actor and Celebrity Masterchef winner John Partridge will be switching on the Archway Christmas lights.

A discount card supporting local independent businesses has expanded into Islington.

Firefighters rescued a man from his bedsit above the Archway Tavern this morning after it went up in flames.

A man in his 70s died after collapsing in Holloway Road pub Tommy Flynn’s on Friday night.

Politicians and dignitaries across Islington are urging people to take part in a demonstration against fascism and racism taking place on Saturday.

Drug dealers arrested in dawn raids at a Stoke Newington estate have been jailed for a total of 22 years.

Burhan Sonmez had survived an attempted murder by police in Turkey before he was exiled in Britain and supported by an Islington charity.

The head chef at a Holloway care home is in the final of a national cooking competition.

A paedophile who groomed and assaulted a young girl at his Archway home has been jailed for 11 years – and police believe he has more victims.

Cycle stands in Finsbury Park have been removed after they were installed in “the wrong place”.

Islington’s transport chief has told Sadiq Khan TfL’s proposed bus cuts will have a “serious negative impact” on people in the borough – including Whittington Hospital shift workers.

A Stoke Newington man has been charged with stabbing a 40-year-old in an Essex village.

Neighbours of the Shell garage in Upper Street say allowing it to open 24/7 will only fuel anti-social behaviour in the area.

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