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Former Lib Dem town hall leader Terry Stacy has called for the plaque to be installed at the former Wessex Sound Studios building in Highbury New Park, where the Clash recorded London Calling.

Descendents of one of Islington’s most infamous killers are calling for his body to be exhumed from Pentonville Prison and reburied in USA.

Plans to convert a historical workhouse and hospital into homes will be “one of the most important decisions the planning committee ever makes,” a councillor has claimed.

Suffragettes learning jiu-jitsu to fight cops, an MP going behind fascist lines to deliver vital medical aid and Britain’s first black community centre where Bob Marley filmed Is This Love – are all part of Islington’s rich history.

An Islington man says he did the Royal Family a favour by breaking into Buckingham Palace twice and strolling in on the snoozing Queen – because it highlighted their “security flaws”.

A singer-songwriter has penned the “dramatic history” of a rowdy pub and pleasure house in Highbury – and hopes his songs can redeem its immoral past by raising money for the mayor of Islington’s chosen charities.

A Routemaster bus will take 72 passengers on a journey through Greek Cypriot history, via Camden and Holloway, on Sunday.

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