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George Baddeley, 62, of Islington Guided Walks, charts how the Angel grew from a rural settlement just outside London into the home of clowning kings, pleasure gardens, music halls and more.

The family of a man found hanged in Pentonville prison has thanked the jury for acknowledging how "failures" made by prison and health care staff "contributed" to his death.

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

Streetwise kids put seven "really challenging questions" about crime and youth services to cops and councillors at a Holloway event this morning.

I completely agree with Emily Thornberry's condemnation of the draconian conditions at Pentonville, writes Morag Gillie, Co-chairman, Islington Homes for All - Axe the Act, in a personal capacity.

Emily Thornberry today said Islington's HMP Pentonville is "a disgrace to civilised society" that should be bulldozed and replaced with smaller, modern prisons in central London.

Housing campaigners have accused the Ministry of Justice of "misleading" people about the use of Holloway Prison's visitor centre.

Three "vital" careers advisors at Pentonville Prison are set to be laid off at the end of the week.

Three inmates have today been cleared of stabbing a new father to death in a war over phones and drugs smuggled into Pentonville Prison.

Cycling activists held a second "die-in" in the space of two months last night, bringing Upper Street to a standstill as they lay in the middle of the road for five minutes.

An anonymous witness in the Pentonville Prison murder trial has withdrawn after his cover was blown after less than an hour in court.

Inmates at Pentonville Prison shouted and complained they were "locked up like animals" as a judge and jury went behind bars to view the site where a 21-year-old new father was stabbed to death.

Islington was a very different place when Ben Sclaire opened what is now the Great Health Clinic in Essex Road.

Fifty years ago, homosexual acts were illegal and this public toilet in Highbury Fields was a "cottaging" hotspot - a meeting point for gay men looking for sex.

Two prisoners who escaped Pentonville Prison by sawing through a metal bar, clambering over the roof and swinging round a CCTV pole on a bed sheet will have to spend even longer behind bars.

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