The Ben Kinsella Trust won its first award in recognition of it's innovative work to stop knife crime last night.

A teenager who helped masked men armed with a "Rambo knife" break into a flat in the Cally has been jailed.

Two men were stabbed in Highbury this afternoon.

A mother has described the horrifying moment three masked men burst into her home in the Cally and held a "Rambo knife" to her sleeping son's chest.

After the double stabbing in Finsbury Park on Wednesday which has left two in hospital, detectives are appealing for information and witnesses.

Two males have been stabbed in Finsbury Park.

Police heard four bangs in Whittington Park before a man shouted: "I've been shot", a court has heard.

Police have issued a fresh appeal over the murder of a teenager in Caledonian Road last year.

Scores of scared delivery drivers went on strike in Highbury today to protest their alleged "slave" wages and poor job security, following the murder of Takieddine Boudhane.

A company and its director have been slapped with a £7,250 court bill after a Chapel Market shop illegally sold a knife to a 15-year-old.

Homerton rapper Unknown T knifed an engineering student to death at a house party near Old Street after a row over a female guest, a court has heard.

A former chief superintendant who now works with Camden and Islington NHS Foundation Trust says gangs and knife crime should be looked at through "the prism of vulnerability".

More than 200 delivery drivers escorted the body of their colleague Takieddine "Taki" Boudhane to Finsbury Park Mosque for a packed memorial on Thursday night.

Finsbury Park Mosque is crowdfunding to support the "broken" family of murdered delivery driver Takieddine Boudhane.

Police have charged a man in connection with the stabbing of a 15-year-old boy in Holloway Road on New Year's Eve.

A police manhunt is underway to find the van driver suspected of stabbing a motorcyclist to death in Finsbury Park on Friday.

Heartbroken friends of a "lovely" delivery driver stabbed to death in Finsbury Park on Friday night (January 3) have paid tribute to his memory.

A teenager was stabbed in the stomach in Holloway on New Year's Eve.

Man stabbed in Hornsey Road

Monday, December 23, 2019

A man was taken to hospital after being stabbed at a property in Hornsey Road on Saturday morning.

Bereaved parents held a Christmas memorial service on Saturday for young people stabbed to death in the streets of Islington.

The Wembley man found guilty of killing teenager Jaden Moodie on Wednesday at the Old Bailey was identified as a victim of modern slavery after his father was murdered, it can now be reported.

A knifeman who fought "violently" with Islington police officers was jailed for 21 months on Wednesday last week.

Police are appealing for information after thugs threatened to stab a man on the Victoria line - one of a spate of robberies to plague the capital.

A man is in critical condition after being stabbed in Stroud Green in the early hours of this morning.

A 21-year-old man has been charged with the murder of father-of-two Zakaria Abukar Sharif Ali outside a Shoreditch bar.

A Finsbury Park man who brandished a 17 inch sword after he was involved in a car crash was jailed yesterday.

Youngsters armed with machetes brought traffic to a standstill in the Holloway Road at rush hour on Friday evening.

Catherine West has called for CCTV, better lighting and more patrols in Finsbury Park after six gym users were robbed by a gang of 16 on Monday last week.

A gang of thugs robbed burly gym-goers walking through Finsbury Park - threatening to stab them if they didn't hand over their phones.

Seven males have been convicted for their roles in a "territorial dispute" between "weapon-wielding gangs" in St John Street in October.

A Holloway man who stabbed a mother in front of her toddler in a "motiveless, senseless and gratuitous act of violence" has been jailed for four-and-a-half years.

Two teens were stabbed off Essex Road last night.

A man was "slashed" and robbed in Finsbury Park this afternoon.

Prisoners at Pentonville have spoken of their traumatic knife crime experiences and offered advice to gang imperilled young people in a new podcast.

Police investigating the killing of an Islington teen in Camden on Monday night have confirmed he was chased by a "number of suspects" and stabbed "a number of times".

Three men were stabbed and another nearly lost his finger during a huge fight in Finsbury Square last night.

The mother of fatally stabbed Canonbury dad Jonathon "JJ" McPhillips confronted the man acquitted of his murder at a tense inquest in the Old Bailey today.

Police officers swooped on a vehicle they believed to be carrying weapons in Caledonian Road last night.

A Holloway man who stabbed a young mother in broad daylight in front of her three-year-old son has pleaded guilty to wounding with intent to do GBH.

Homerton drill rapper Unknown T has appeared in court charged with murdering Steven Narvaez-Jara at a New Year's party in Old Street.

The "evil" man who killed Muswell Hill mum-of-one Cathy Burke a month before murdering Stroud Green woman Iuliana Tudos in Finsbury Park has been handed his second life sentence.

Two Homerton men - including drill rapper Unknown T - have been charged with the murder of Steven Narvaez-Jara at an Old Street house party on New Year's Day 2018.

A large gang of men brandishing "machetes" chased another group of people through the streets of Canonbury on Saturday, the Gazette understands.

A Holloway councillor will raise the blight of knife crime in Islington when she attends an international peace charities summit in Switzerland today (Thu) until Sunday.

Four young men have been found guilty of violent disorder after an alleged gang fight where a young man was stabbed in St John Street in October.

One man was shot and another was stabbed in the Finsbury Park area last night.

A man in his 60s was stabbed off Fonthill Road on Saturday evening.

A 53-year-old woman has been arrested on suspicion of GBH with intent after a man was stabbed in his St John Street home yesterday.

A teenager was fighting for his life after being stabbed in Goswell Road on Friday evening.

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