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Islington and Camden’s top cop warns there’s been an “increase of businesses being broken into” during the Covid-19 lockdown.

Police arrested five people on Wednesday morning in relation to a drug line run from Hackney to Norwich.

Youth work is a vital tool used to support teenagers whether they are vulnerable, at risk of going down the wrong path or simply need help with homework.

Emily Thornberry says an outbreak of coronavirus at Pentonville would be disastrous due to “terrible overcrowding and woeful hygiene” at the dilapidated Victorian prison.

A family was left in disbelief after a woman was caught on camera walking up to their front door and stealing their potted plants in the dead of night.

The top cop in Islington and Camden has told the “supposedly mature adults” ignoring social distancing guidelines to start listening so his officers don’t have to waste their time dishing out fines.

The Met Police has launched an operation to crack down on bicycle-enabled crime in Islington and Camden.

The co-chair of Islington’s Violence Against Women and Girls (VAWG) group fears there will be a “significant rise in domestic abuse” while people are self-isolating.

A criminal defence lawyer warns “dirty, dilapidated courts” with unsanitary rest rooms and a lack of hand sanitiser risk spreading coronavirus.

The brother of a delivery driver who was fatally stabbed in Finsbury Park has urged his alleged killer to “come back and face us.”

The man who “hunted down” and killed an Islington 16-year-old in Camden as part of a gang attack will spend 21 years behind bars.

A man has been cleared of manslaughter over the death of a former Pimp My Ride star in Archway.

A man fatally punched a former Pimp My Ride star after he allegedly threatened to post footage of his mother pole dancing naked online, a court has heard.

A teenager was stabbed in the leg in Holloway last night.

A serving Met officer has been arrested in north London on suspicion of being a member of a right-wing terrorist organisation.

A man has been sentenced to 10 years imprisonment for the manslaughter of Steve Narvaez-Jara at a house party near Old Street on New Year’s Day 2018.

A man was stabbed in the Cally in the early hours of this morning.

A High Court judge has upheld the Whittington Health NHS Trust’s decision to ditch the controversial Grenfell-linked contractor which had been set to lead its estates transformation programme.

A drunken thug who fatally wounded a “visibly frail” pedestrian in a “senseless attack” in Camden Road has been jailed.

Young people from Finsbury Park and Clapton were among those to create a hard-hitting short film about knife crime that premiered this week.

The teenager who fatally stabbed Nashon Esbrand with a “large machete-style knife” can be named publicly for the first time.

A man has been found guilty of kiling an Islington teenager in Camden in a gang-related attack.

Greenpeace’s boss could be jailed for two years, after the owner of a rig that eco-activists blocked from drilling for new oil wells pursued legal action against him.

Detectives investigating a fatal shooting in Leyton have re-issued images of three people they wish to trace.

The Ben Kinsella Trust won its first award in recognition of it’s innovative work to stop knife crime last night.

Homerton rapper Unknown T has been cleared of killing Steve Narvaez-Jara at a house party near Old Street – but two others have been convicted in relation to his death.

The man accused of killing an Islington teenager in Camden has denied carrying out the murder as “payback” in a gang feud.

A police chase through the streets of Islington on Tuesday night ended with officers seizing a stun gun and 21 rocks of crack and heroin.

A teenager who helped masked men armed with a “Rambo knife” break into a flat in the Cally has been jailed.

A man was killed near his home on the Woodberry Down Estate by a thug who was hanging around outside Manor House station looking for people to rob, a court has heard.

A teenager has been locked up for raping an underage girl in Islington last summer.

Two men were stabbed in Highbury this afternoon.

An investigation is under way after police “used force” when arresting a man in Finsbury Park on Thursday.

The murder of an Islington teenager in Camden was a “tit-for-tat” gang killing, a court heard.

Police have paid compensation to the “broken” family of a young man from Angel who died while being followed by officers.

A man has been cleared of trying to kill his partner’s brother in Archway last summer.

A Seven Sisters Road store could face having its licence revoked for selling “crack pipes” and stocking poppers and drugs paraphernalia next to the children’s sweets section.

British Transport Police has released CCTV images of a man it wants to trace in connection to an attack on a Piccadilly Line train on December 3 – and an assault on an elderly person at Caledonian Road Station.

Police say a spate of stabbings in Finsbury Park this month that saw a man murdered, a homeless woman attacked and two teens hospitalised are all “isolated incidents” – and there’s no evidence to suggest they’re gang related.

Officers investigating an allegation of rape in Islington have released an efit of a man they would like to speak to as part of the investigation.

A couple were left in the lurch after a fraudster “hacked” their estate agent’s email and stole the deposit and a month’s rent they had saved up for a home in Canonbury.

A mother has described the horrifying moment three masked men burst into her home in the Cally and held a “Rambo knife” to her sleeping son’s chest.

A dog owner who battered his Staffordshire Bull Terrier on multiple occasions and left it with two detached retina and partially sighted was jailed for six months today.

After the double stabbing in Finsbury Park on Wednesday which has left two in hospital, detectives are appealing for information and witnesses.

Police and councillors are urging women to report sexual harassment in Blackstock Road so they can stop it from happening.

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