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The rhetoric of "dangerous bigot Donald Trump" and his "enabler" Boris Johnson may have contributed to Islington's rise in racist offences, claims the borough's crime chief.

A man was shot in his back in Upper Holloway in the early hours of this morning.

A Holloway man is among members of an organised crime gang jailed for 30 years for dealing cocaine to City workers.

Homerton drill rapper Unknown T has appeared in court charged with murdering Steven Narvaez-Jara at a New Year's party in Old Street.

The "evil" man who killed Muswell Hill mum-of-one Cathy Burke a month before murdering Stroud Green woman Iuliana Tudos in Finsbury Park has been handed his second life sentence.

Islington's highest ranking police officer is "acutely conscious" of the violent crime wave gripping Finsbury Park and has pledged do something about it.

Islington's top cop and crime chief have asked Algeria football fans not to smash up any more police cars when they play Senegal in the African Cup of Nations on Friday.

A mother has blasted a "diabolical" ban preventing her kids from visiting her "mentally ill" partner in Pentonville prison - after she was allegedly caught smuggling him tobacco.

Early intervention work is helping keep Islington youngsters away from the justice system, new figures show.

A large gang of men brandishing "machetes" chased another group of people through the streets of Canonbury on Saturday, the Gazette understands.

Four young men have been found guilty of violent disorder after an alleged gang fight where a young man was stabbed in St John Street in October.

An Islington shopkeeper has told of the terrifying moment a man threatened to "pour acid" over her if she didn't empty the till.

Police have stepped up patrols in the Cally after a man approached a 13-year-old girl in his car to ask how many boys she had been with and whether she wanted a lift home.

One man was shot and another was stabbed in the Finsbury Park area last night.

A man in his 60s was stabbed off Fonthill Road on Saturday evening.

An Islington man detained by have-a-go-heroes after his moped gang burst into a Kilburn jewellery store wielding hammers and a machete has been jailed.

Police have finally issued an appeal to trace a hit and run driver who reversed over a 12-year-old girl, moved her onto the pavement and then sped off.

The sister of an Islington child abuse survivor has hit out at the council over a perceived lack of action since it accepted culpability for the historic scandal almost two years ago.

A member of the Irish Traveller community living in Essex Road claims he's routinely discriminated and denied service in pubs across the borough.

A Crouch Hill man has been jailed for 20 months over the shocking hit and run crash in Swain's Lane on Easter Sunday this year which left student cyclist Josh Dey in intensive care.

An Archway charity shop had its window smashed hours after unveiling a Pride-themed display.

A 53-year-old woman has been arrested on suspicion of GBH with intent after a man was stabbed in his St John Street home yesterday.

Seven people were arrested as 140 police officers today carried out dawn raids as part of a crackdown on drug dealing and violence in Islington.

A Seven Sisters Road bar could be closed down at the request of police who say there are "appalling levels of violence" at the tiny venue.

Two groups of Arsenal fans had a punch up on the Tube after their team's 4-1 drubbing at the hands of Chelsea in the Europa League final.

A teenager was fighting for his life after being stabbed in Goswell Road on Friday evening.

A £20,000 fundraiser has been launched to help pay the legal fees of an Archway cyclist who knocked over a woman as she crossed a road while on her phone.

A new recruit to Islington police is the third generation of his family to serve the Met.

Police have charged a man with grievous bodily harm (GBH) and possession of an offensive weapon following an incident in Tufnell Park on Sunday.

Two years ago today Makram Ali was murdered when a right-wing fanatic ploughed his van into worshippers outside Muslim Welfare House in Seven Sisters Road.

Police are investigating after a "pool of blood" was found on the pavement in Holloway this afternoon.

Police have charged a man after a mother was stabbed in broad daylight while pushing her sleeping toddler in a buggy.

This pair are wanted by transport police over a vicious assault on a Tube train near Finsbury Park that saw a man bottled.

Police have arrested a man in connection to the brutal stabbing of a Holloway mother in front of her three-year-old son.

Parents in Islington have been warned to be vigilant after a man began acting strangely and blowing kisses to youngsters on a class outing.

An Old Street conman who "targeted vulnerable and elderly victims and defrauded them out of thousands of pounds" was jailed on Friday.

A rogue landlord was who breached fire safety regulations and neglected to carry out proper repairs was fined £12,400 at Highbury Corner Magistrates' on May 16.

A young mum was stabbed in the leg in front of her three-year-old son in a "broad daylight, targeted and totally unprovoked attack" in Holloway on Friday.

A teenager was shot and stabbed off Seven Sisters Road this afternoon - and he's suffering from "potentially life-changing injuries".

Knife-wielding robbers burst into a Clerkenwell jewellers and tied the worker to a chair before making off with more than £70,000 worth of goods.

A Crouch Hill man has pleaded guilty to two driving offences over the hit and run crash that left Archway cyclist Josh Dey in hospital.

A "dangerous sexual predator" who stalked a woman from the Seven Sisters Road McDonald's and then attacked her was jailed at Blackfriars Crown Court yesterday.

A prolific moped robber from Islington who went on a week-long phone-snatching spree has been jailed for more than three years.

A man who created a drug and firearms factory in his Caledonian Road flat has been jailed for six years.

Police are trying to trace a man arrested in Hornsey Rise who failed to appear at Highbury Corner Magistrates' Court on Thursday.

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