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I have little doubt that Boris Johnson's ignorant, offensive remarks about historic sex abuse cases would have ended the career of a less bombastic, blustering politician.

The original whistleblower on Islington's kids' home scandal has condemned Boris Johnson's "disgraceful" assertion that investigating historic child abuse is a waste of resources.

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.

Islington Council is in discussions about buying Clerkenwell Fire Station for use as affordable housing and workspace - as the cost to the taxpayer of keeping it shut approaches half a million pounds.

Some "incredibly insensitive" electric car charging points will be removed from a Highbury street because they take up too much pavement space.

A mural mocking Donald Trump and Theresa May has made a triumphant return to an Islington shopping street as part of a roadside pop-up gallery.

"Pretty much every day when I walk outside my building, all I can see is dog shit."

In a weekly feature, we profile an established or unusual Islington business. This week we take a look at the foundations of Michael Jones' flooring company in St Paul's Road.

You report Cllr Claudia Webbe thinks "it's fantastic that work has begun"

on the visitor centre in Calidonian Park, writes Mike Power, Clock View Crescent, Caledonian Road.

Islington's famous annual Angel Canal Festival - which organisers feared would end for good after Sunday's celebration - is saved, the Gazette can reveal.

The partner of abducted Upper Holloway man Andy Tsege feels so hopeless about his illegal imprisonment that she has resorted to standing against the Prime Minister in next month's general election.

Mildmay Festival of Nature took place over the weekend, London's "first dedicated festival of nature", writes Will McCallum, Newington Green.

The south of Islington has extraordinary heritage sites. But as more skyscrapers spring up, are these being ruined? The issue was again brought up on Thursday as the town hall approved a 28-storey tower.

I would like to ask what Islington Council is playing at with our recycling bins, writes Tracy Hester, Ringmer Gardens, Islington.

BRIDGET GALTON talks to director Cressida Carré about women taking on the male elite in her all female production of Posh, coming to the Pleasance Theatre

Jacqueline Czelny thinks Clerkenwell has been 'land grabbed' by developers only interested in a quick buck. She is fighting back against '£3 coffee culture' by leading a new tenants and residents' association.

Neighbours of an office block in one of Islington's main party zones are scared of tech and startup professionals going on the rampage if their workplace is given an alcohol licence.

"Next year, we'll be celebrating with Andy!" In a freezing cold Whitehall last night, Yemi Hailemariam was defiant.

London was engulfed in a haze of air pollution last week, writes Will McCallum, Newington Green.

Charity bosses are "completely perplexed" after being repeatedly knocked back in their bid to buy the Clerkenwell fire station site.

Sainsbury's has angered campaigners by making a fresh bid to open a second shop in Blackstock Road.

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