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Islington Council has refused to reveal the location of 44 buildings being investigated over possible Grenfell-style flammable cladding because of the risk posed by arsonists and terrorists. A spokesperson feared that in the “wrong hands” the information would leave...
Islington has had its dreams of being crowned the best London borough dashed by Lewisham in the “World Cup" of London Boroughs semi-final. The “World Cup" of London Boroughs is a Twitter contest run by Hugo Marrow, @theorangeone, a...
More than 1600 properties in Islington are owned by companies registered in the world’s most notorious tax havens, Islington Now can exclusively reveal. Analysis of the Land Registry has shown the extent of offshore investment in Islington property, with data...
Residents of Islington can expect to live in good health nearly five years fewer than the national average, figures released by the Office for National Statistics reveal. Islington’s healthy life expectancy, a measure of the average time for which people...
The closure of Holloway Prison caused significant stress to prisoners, and was a possible factor in the subsequent death of a relocated inmate, a report on its impact has concluded. A study published jointly by the Centre for Crime...
The number of unsolved rape cases have more than doubled in the past four years, according to data released by the Metropolitan Police. Between 2016 and 2017, there were 164 unsolved rapes, compared with 78 between 2013 and 2014.   The...
City University strikes are set to continue until tomorrow after UCU members overwhelmingly rejected Universities UK’s new pension offer. This has left hundreds of students without contact hours. Reviewed proposals “The offer wasn’t good enough so we’ve decided to return to...
Golden Lane Residents have labelled Islington councillors’ vote in favour of building a new school next to their estate ‘appalling’ as it nears final review. The scheme was approved despite more than 130 objections and claims from Golden Lane...
A total of 50,849 people were reported missing across London last year, according to a Freedom of Information request to the Metropolitan Police. Reported by Oscar Yuill and Xavier Greenwood.
The owner of Oriental Food supermarket in Archway claims he needs to ask customers for ID to protect his own safety. But visitors to the shop feel like they are being judged based on the colour of their skin.