Crime & Court

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A football fan accused of launching a homophobic attack on left-wing activist Owen Jones had been photographed performing a Nazi salute, a court has heard.

Police have issued a fresh appeal over the murder of a teenager in Caledonian Road last year.

Scores of scared delivery drivers went on strike in Highbury today to protest their alleged "slave" wages and poor job security, following the murder of Takieddine Boudhane.

The family of Takieddine Boudhane's suspected killer want him to return to the UK and face justice, according to Islington's top cop.

A company and its director have been slapped with a £7,250 court bill after a Chapel Market shop illegally sold a knife to a 15-year-old.

Homerton rapper Unknown T knifed an engineering student to death at a house party near Old Street after a row over a female guest, a court has heard.

Tenants don't feel safe in their Finsbury Park flats because drug users keep barricading themselves in the block.

A former chief superintendant who now works with Camden and Islington NHS Foundation Trust says gangs and knife crime should be looked at through "the prism of vulnerability".

A Finsbury Park nightclub has had its licence suspended after a bouncer "attacked a customer with a metal pole" in the early hours of Christmas Day.

More than 200 delivery drivers escorted the body of their colleague Takieddine "Taki" Boudhane to Finsbury Park Mosque for a packed memorial on Thursday night.

Islington Council has been told to apologise to a woman after clamping her car for two months despite knowing her parking fine was sent to the wrong address.

Cops have carried out 11 dawn raids on 11 homes across London and Kent as part of an operation to tackle the supply of drugs in London's West End.

Police have charged a man in connection with the stabbing of a 15-year-old boy in Holloway Road on New Year's Eve.

A family has called for better care to be taken of the New River Walk after discovering needles and makeshift crack pipes during an impromptu clean-up.

Three crime-ridden phone boxes in the Cally could be replaced with a BT InLink unit - on the condition free phone calls cannot be made to mobiles.

Thieves have targeted businesses in Islington more than 4,000 times in two years - but the vast majority of crimes are going unsolved.

A police manhunt is underway to find the van driver suspected of stabbing a motorcyclist to death in Finsbury Park on Friday.

Heartbroken relatives of an Islington teacher killed by a van say the justice system has failed them, after the driver avoided an immediate prison term.

A delivery driver who killed an Islington teacher in Hornsey when he jumped a red light has avoided an immediate prison sentence.

A teenager was stabbed in the stomach in Holloway on New Year's Eve.

St Mary Magdalene Academy has warned pupils not to walk unaccompanied through Highbury Fields after a spate of incidents.

Love Island presenter Caroline Flack has denied assaulting her boyfriend.

Man stabbed in Hornsey Road

Monday, December 23, 2019

A man was taken to hospital after being stabbed at a property in Hornsey Road on Saturday morning.

The 92-year-old victim of a hit-and-run was left disgusted after the speeding moped driver who "ruined his life" walked free from court with a community order and a £300 fine.

The decision to drop Ryhurst from a contract to manage the Whittington Hospital's estates transformation created a "quite ridiculous situation", the High Court heard on Thursday.

A notorious moped crook from Islington has been jailed for 10 years after robbing a man for his £75,000 watch at knifepoint.

Bereaved parents held a Christmas memorial service on Saturday for young people stabbed to death in the streets of Islington.

A paedophile headmaster gave half his estate to an ex-leader of Islington Council in the hope it could be used to clear his name, the Gazette can reveal.

Police are investigating after someone sprayed suspected "CS gas" in a 15-year-old girl's face in Finsbury Park last night.

A drug user who dumped the body of a man who died in an overdose into a wheelie bin in Holloway has been jailed for 16 months.

A man who was fatally attacked in Camden Road was a father, brother, uncle and all round "loving person".

Two teenagers - including a male who murdered Nashon Esbrand - have been sentenced after a shotgun was fired in a Stoke Newington takeaway in 2017.

The Wembley man found guilty of killing teenager Jaden Moodie on Wednesday at the Old Bailey was identified as a victim of modern slavery after his father was murdered, it can now be reported.

Contractor Ryhurst's fight for £14m in damages after Whittington Hospital bosses ditched plans to hire it for an estates contract "flies in the face of normal commercial practice and common sense", the High Court heard on Tuesday.

The son of a woman who was killed in a flat fire in Finsbury Park in October has been charged with her murder.

A drunken thug who fatally wounded a "visibly frail" man in Camden Road pleaded guilty to his manslaughter at Wood Green Crown Court yesterday,

With the High Court trial between the Whittington Health NHS trust and contractor Ryhurst set to begin tomorrow, protesters from the Defend the Whittington Coalition held a vocal demo outside of the Royal Courts of Justice in the Strand.

Police have charged an Islington man with the murder of 27-year-old Grineo Daka in Leyton.

Three men have admitted involvement in an attack on left-wing activist and Guardian columnist Owen Jones, but deny the incident was motivated by homophobia.

Islington Police has the best emergency response times in London, figures show.

A private firm registered offshore made at least £9million off Islington Council's two out-sourced housing deals between 2012 and 2018.

A man from Islington who "spun a web of lies" to take advantage of the Grenfell Tower tragedy has been convicted of fraud.

A hit-and-run moped rider who smashed into a 90-year-old man and left him with "awful injuries" pleaded guilty to careless driving today.

Police have warned car owners to remain vigilant after an increase in criminal activity targeting hybrid vehicles within the borough.

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