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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.
Islington firefighters have urged residents to switch to vaping or give up smoking altogether to avoid the risk of house fires, which have killed eight people in London over the past 12 months. Smoking is still a leading cause...
Islington Council has called the Chancellor’s Spring Statement a ‘wasted opportunity’ as Philip Hammond failed to remove red-tape blamed for halting funding for new council homes. The council had called on Mr Hammond to give priority to building badly-needed council...
A children's charity which set up a fundraising page to repair the damage from a burglary has doubled its fundraising target in less than 24 hours. The TOY Project UK, a charity shop on Junction Road which recycles unwanted...
An Islington city farm, founded 40 years ago to bring the countryside to inner London, warned today that it may not “keep open” without additional funding, depriving children of a taste of the natural world. Elizabeth McAllister, Chief Executive of...
The head of City, University of London earns more than twice the salary of Islington’s council and health chiefs, Islington Now can exclusively reveal. An analysis of the University's audited accounts has allowed Islington Now to outline for the first...