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Two people held in murder investigation are released on bail

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 The man, aged 19, was arrested on Thursday last week on suspicion of murder on Upper

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Arsenal Ladies run riot against North London rivals

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 a defeat and the Gunners will face Birmingham City in the quarter

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Arsenal in trouble after match against West Brom

Arsenal’s mounting woes continued as West Brom inflicted a morale-sapping defeat, pegging them back in their fight to maintain their top-four place. Defender Craig Dawson’s brace helped West Brom to a 3-1 victory over the Gunners, who have now lost four Premier League games in their last five, the only win coming against relegation-threatened Hull.

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5 of the most expensive Islington properties

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 on the 26th floor, this open plan 3000 square foot penthouse in Old Street

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Shelter’s charity runners dash to success

Last Thursday more than 1200 people ran Vertical Rush. Vertical Rush is a unusual charity run: instead of jogging on the green, the participants run the 932 steps that lead to the panoramic view of of Tower 42m, the third highest skyscraper of the City in Old Broad street. People from 17 to 70 came

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Finsbury Park Mosque: “Its more than just a mosque now”

Taken over by extremist Abu Hamza and his supporters in the late-90s, the Finsbury Park Mosque’s congregation dwindled to a handful of radicalised Jihadists. In the decade since Hamza’s removal, chairman Mohammed Kozbar has reverse the mosque’s fortunes and brought thousands of worshippers through its doors. The door of the Finsbury Park Mosque is open

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Chicken shops to vegan cafes: the slow gentrification of Holloway road

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 even a vegan cafe or two. They will take pride in telling their friends that their

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Dating column: Pavey takes on Tinder

It was 11am on a Saturday morning and I was feeling vulnerable. I was standing in a crowded H&M fitting room with my sister, who had decided to prematurely throw open the modesty curtain, revealing me, half-dressed, to my fellow shoppers. I had just agreed to go on a date. My first proper “first date”

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5 signs spring has sprung in Islington

  It may not be officially Spring until Monday, but thanks to a warm spell Islington is already enjoying longer, sunnier days. Here’s five signs spring has sprung: The daffodils are out in force. These yellow beauties are popping up all over the place. This lovely lot can be found in Spa Fields. Lunch breaks

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