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A man and a woman being held after the murder of Jonathan McPhillips were released on bail today pending further enquiries.   Two people bailed #Islington murder investigation- enquiries continue. https://t.co/n2uvE8HVwe pic.twitter.com/5Xwdca4X4E — Metropolitan Police (@metpoliceuk) 20 March 2017 //platform.twitter.com/widgets.js The man, aged 19,...
Kate Dixon - victim (Picture: Metropolitan Police) A jealous lover who stabbed to death his Town Hall chief ex-girlfriend, after she met her new partner on an Oxbridge graduate dating site, was sent down for life yesterday. Jonathan Tebbs, 46, was...

News Roundup

A roundup of Islington's news in brief
A Finsbury Park man has avoided a potential life sentence after being cleared of armed robbery.
A former Finsbury Park shop owner has been charged ay Highbury Corner Magistrate's Court, after being found guilty of selling illegal alcohol and tobacco.
A former chief executive of Islington and Shoreditch Housing Association has been charged £9.1m for starting an eight-day forest fire in Spain.
A Holloway sex shop owner who stockpiled more than 20,000 indecent images and videos of children has been jailed for 15 months. Michael Geraghty, from Worcester, is the company director of Fettered Pleasures, an adult fetish shop on Holloway Road. The...
A man has been charged with the murder of a Holloway shopkeeper exactly a year after the incident. Michael James, 30, from Ursula Mews, Finsbury Park, is accused of killing Ahmet Paytak as he tried to protect his son in...
The teenager charged with the murder of Jessie Wright, 16, has been remanded in custody after a hearing at the Old Bailey last Wednesday. No bail application was made for Zakk Sackett, 19, whose plea and case management hearing...
It took four police officers to control a disabled woman after she became violent and abusive. The fracas took place at 2am in an Islington Police station, Highbury Corner Magistrates Court heard this week. Natalie Coulson, who lives on...