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Police are issuing a warning to parents in Islington after a primary school pupil was followed into a Canonbury park and chased by a stranger.

An anti-racist vigil and protest will be held in Highbury tonight after an elderly man was battered in a horrifying antisemitic attack, leaving Islington reeling.

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.

Marks and Spencer (M&S) is set to open a store in Archway after being granted a licence on Tuesday - but it will start selling alcohol an hour later than planned due to concerns over early morning drinking.

Marks and Spencer's bid to sell alcohol every day from 8am at a new Archway store has angered police and Islington Council due to the high number of street drinkers in the area - but the shop says it doesn't stock the kind of booze that attracts alcoholics.

Two Islington police officers were stabbed after being called to a fight at a flat in Liverpool Road last night, with two more also injured in the attack.

A 16-year-old girl was sexually assaulted in a Stroud Green park yesterday afternoon.

The mother of a City and Islington College student who vanished 10 years ago has spoken of her immeasurable loss and claimed cops should have acted sooner when he was reported missing.

The mental state of Jeroen Ensink's schizophrenic knife killer was not recorded in police custody paperwork, an inquest heard today.

A rap artist who grew up on Holloway's Harvist Estate fell to his death from a four-storey block of flats in Islington earlier this month.

The closure of Holloway Road M&S is another nail in the coffin for the "vibrant Nags Head", writes Franie McAllan.

Four police officers were attacked by a man in the Stroud Green Road Tesco on Saturday evening.

A man who tried to smuggle £23,000 of drugs over Pentonville Prison's perimeter wall has today been jailed for 27 months.

A traumatised robbery victim who was threatened with a huge rock is "livid" at police for deciding to drop the investigation just hours after the attack.

Lee Jay Hatley's alleged murderer accidentally knifed him in a "scuffle", a court heard today.

The closure of Holloway police station is understandable. And also absurd.

As we reported last week, the station will be shut by the end of the year. The fallout continued this week.

Holloway police station could face the axe amid £400m cost-cutting plans for the Met.

A 12-year-old girl went missing from her home in Islington last night.

The name of a paedophile priest who raped and assaulted boys for decades before being jailed last month was handed to police in 1992, the Gazette can reveal.

The dad of murdered Ben Kinsella said "it's shocking that the kids are doing this" - after finding weapons hidden in an Islington park.

A vulnerable woman has been banned from an Islington mental health charity - after she was seemingly ordered by its chief exec not to report sexual harassment to the police.

Islington police officers will now patrol the streets with body warn video cameras.

Cops' efforts to make the streets safer saw this haul of antique guns handed in - and Twitter has found it hilarious.

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