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  Earlier this month, a group of mainly young women brawled in the middle of Goswell Road, throwing chairs and punches and bringing traffic to a halt. The scene was captured on film by one bystander, who posted it on...
Bright yellow polystyrene figures hanging off objects have appeared in Hornsey Road over the past few days. Islington Now tracked down the artist and asked him what it was all about. ‘Kit’ has been an artist for about 25 years,...
What happens when gentrification strikes in your local neighbourhood? Look around, and you will probably be able to spot the telltale signs. First come the students and bohemian creatives who bring with them fixie bikes, underground club nights and...
A popular espresso bar and restaurant has been forced to prolong its wait for a late night music licence after a council hearing over the issue has been delayed. Shoreditch Grind is looking to be able to play recorded music past...
What links Upper Street, Pentonville Road, Holloway Road and Seven Sisters Road? As well as being the busiest traffic thoroughfares in Islington, these places are also the borough’s most toxic pollution hotspots. The cost to some Islington residents is certainly...
EXCLUSIVE: Our reporter James Somper recalls the experience of being in Westminster on Wednesday afternoon.  I heard three gunshots. I froze. It had been a dull, grey afternoon when I’d got on the tube. I was on my way to an interview...
A karate expert from Holloway has set his sights on qualifying for the 2020 Tokyo Olympics. Last June, the Olympic Committee announced that karate would be included as an Olympic sport for the first time. This announcement signalled a number...
Arsenal Ladies moved a step closer to retaining their F.A. Cup title after a 10-0 demolition of arch rivals Tottenham. FULL-TIME: Arsenal 10-0 Tottenham Hotspur North London is pic.twitter.com/FVtbK6YOB4 — Arsenal Ladies (@ArsenalLadies) March 19, 2017 The win ended Spurs’ 27-game run without...
With the average house price at a staggering £859,175, Islington Now have done some house hunting and found the five most expensive properties on offer in Islington. Get ready for some eye-watering figures. 1. City Road, London, EC1V. Anton Page: £11,500,000. Situated...
Knife crime, assaults and ASBOs are running rife in Islington, as the borough becomes the third worst in the capital for criminal activity. Figures obtained from the Metropolitan Police Service reveal that Islington is one of only three boroughs across...