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The grandfather of Islington’s soon-to-be education chief Kaya Comer-Schwartz was seized for putting furniture back into a Jewish family’s home and taken to Dachau concentration camp. Here, she recounts his story of survival and not seeking revenge.

New Forest is full of enchanting beauty any time of year. Zita Whalley escapes London for a weekend filled with good food, long walks and fresh country air

A fisherman braves tumultuous waves off the coast of Sussex every week so he bring back sacks full of gleaming-scaled fish for Islington market-goers to buy of a Sunday.

A global “investment” scheme that targeted the Muslim community over two years has left some people claiming to be thousands of pounds out of pocket.

Four moped bandits who armed themselves with axes, samurai swords and zombie knives before carrying out a spate of phone snatches and robberies in Islington and Camden were convicted at Blackfriars Crown Court today.

Islington Boxing Club had two winners at the inter region show between London and Southern Counties at The Roundhouse, Dagenham on Sunday.

Islington’s Primary Schools’ district team are into the semi-finals of the Inner London FA’s Kay Trophy after beating South London.

A major construction company has won the contact to deck-out Highbury’s “world class” new film school ahead of its grand opening in September.

A Holloway Road estate agent won a whopping three national awards for their work.

At first glance, there’s nothing out of the ordinary about Helen Thomas, the protagonist of Alexandra Sheppard’s debut book: Oh My Gods.

An upmarket Finsbury Park bakery will join national chains at the City North development’s retail offering next year.

Islington unveiled its first public highway water fountain in Old Street today so passers-by can stop for free refills rather than buying single use plastic bottles.

Conservative mayoral hopeful Shaun Bailey has sided with Islington’s Labour council in its efforts to lease empty Roman Way flats off the Ministry of Justice (MoJ) – sort of.

With the news that the North London derby will take place at Wembley – rather than the new White Hart Lane which is still not ready to host Premier League football – Arsenal boss Unai Emery has dismissed whether Spurs will gain an advantage from playing at the national stadium.

After a bumper 2018 show, which saw over 40,000 motorcycle fans flock to London’s ExCeL Centre, the annual Carole Nash MCN London Motorcycle Show is returning in February (15-17th) with all the latest models, rare customs, racing celebrations, biking celebs and more live action than ever before.

Islington’ Council’s new permanent street sleeping chief Sarah Turley speaks to Lucas Cumiskey about austerity, Universal Credit and short term tenancies and the impact they are having

Islington is Labour’s heartland with a proud tradition of left-wing politics dating back to its origins as an outskirts-town where radicals and industrialists converged to conspire.

Transport chiefs want help designing a major cycle route connecting Tottenham Hale to Camden via Seven Sisters Road.

A major exhibition of work by Sir Don McCullin has just launched at Tate Britain, offering a unique insight in to the great photographer’s decorated and varied life behind the camera.

When members of the Jewish community moved out of the cramped East End and into Islington in the 18th and 19th centuries some said “Heichner Fenster”: a Yiddish term which, in German dialect, means tall window.

Campaigners living in a Highbury street notorious for rat-running drivers have welcomed the council’s decision to ban westbound through traffic – but fear it’s not enough.

Detectives investigating a bottle thrown at a player during the north London derby between Arsenal and Tottenham on December 19 have released an image of a man they want to speak to.

The youth centre attended three times a week by Nedim Bilgin before he was stabbed to death on Tuesday says traumatised youngsters in the community need more support.

Small businesses in Finsbury Park are losing profits due to the continued closure of the Wells Terrace station entrance – and they feel “betrayed” by the latest delay.

Freightliners City Farm will be able to run education and community projects thanks to a £124,000 grant.

The sale of a Finsbury Park framing business will cost 29 workers their jobs, the Gazette understands.

“Our mission is to completely re-invent the perception of the sausage,” says Mariam French, managing director of X-Upper, a new restaurant launching in Islington on Friday March 1.

Islington has some of the best roads in London, according to new Freedom of Information (FoI) data.

One of America’s biggest sporting events is coming to The Blues Kitchen in Shoreditch for the first-time ever this weekend.

The “impending collapse” of the Gospel Oak to Barking Overground line has been averted and passengers will get a free month’s travel once the delayed new trains finally arrive.

Jeff Green believes Washington Wizards can kickstart their season and reach the play-offs following their stunning last gasp 101-100 NBA London Game 2019 victory over Eastern Conference rivals New York Knicks at The O2, North Greenwich last Thursday.

The Finsbury Park HQ of an “iconic” family framing business is to shut, with its premises earmarked for office space.

Gone are the days when a reporter would be stationed at every court in London.

A temporary homeless shelter set to open in Hornsey Road next week is a “unique pilot” mapping out how empty commercial buildings can be used to tackle London’s street sleeping crisis.

EXCLUSIVE: Former Arsenal, Manchester United and England right-back Viv Anderson has been speaking exclusively to the Islington Gazette’s Gunners reporter Layth Yousif. Read on for his preview of United’s clash with the North London giants on Friday and see our website all this week for much more from the popular Viv – who is taking part in Prostate Cancer UK’s ride to Amsterdam this summer.

“Unsung” Islington hero Jeane Trend-Hill has been recognised by the mayor of London for her voluntary work to help people with inflammatory bowel diseases.

Islington Council has moved to stop “seven Shards” worth of offices in the south of the borough being turned into luxury flats.

A 65-year-old man died after being hit by a train at Archway station this afternoon.

Arsenal boss Unai Emery has praised Gunners fans for their unstinting support after his side outplayed London rivals Chelsea.

Arsenal hosted London rivals Chelsea at the Emirates on Saturday evening. Read on for Layth Yousif’s match report.

Arsenal hosted London rivals Chelsea at the Emirates on Saturday evening. Read on for Layth Yousif’s PLAYER RATINGS.

Three men behind a dodgy letting agency have each been jailed for more than two years after scamming people out of £105,000.

The London Assembly member for Hackney, Islington and Waltham Forest has announced she will not contest her seat in the next election after 20 years service.

Ken Gillard’s Arsenal U18 side hosted bitter North London rivals Spurs U18s in the FA Youth Cup fourth round. Read on for Layth Yousif’s match report.

Ken Gillard’s Arsenal U18 side hosted bitter North London rivals Spurs U18s in the FA Youth Cup fourth round. Read on for Layth Yousif’s match report.

City, University of London welcomed the Washington Wizards and New York Knicks to CitySport to prepare for their NBA London Global Game at the O2 Arena.

Ahead of the eagerly-anticipated London clash between Arsenal and Chelsea at the Emirates Goal.com’s Chelsea correspondent and Blues expert Naz Kinsella speaks in-depth about the game to the Islington Gazette’s Gunners reporter Layth Yousif. Read on for their comprehensive Q&A.

Ken Gillard’s impressive Arsenal U18 side host bitter North London rivals Spurs U18s in the FA Youth Cup fourth round. Read on for Layth Yousif’s in-depth preview of the match and follow him on Twitter @laythy29 for live updates from at Meadow Park on Thursday evening.

The large archway, Edwardian-Baroque facade and distinctive bullseye windows make 44-45 Newington Green one of the square’s most recognisable buildings.

When a young out-of-work DJ and producer came across Tileyard Studios in Kings’ Cross six years ago, he was given the opportunity to hone his skills free of charge.

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