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Meet Labour’s first elected transgender politician, Osh Gantly

At a time when trans activists and celebrities are more visible than ever, you’d probably expect to hear more about the Labour Party’s first...

We tried out the Clean Islington app and what happened next...

It's about time we cleaned Islington, and how better to do it in this age of bins that send email and tanks roaming the...

Say hello to LoHo: Islington’s coolest new hotspot

The bottom of Holloway Road, just past Highbury Corner, leading up to the Nags Head junction, was once known as Lower Holloway. The term,...

Could English football learn from these Highbury korfballers?

It is probably fair to say that Highbury has historic roots in a sport slightly more mainstream than korfball. But after presiding for nearly a...

Highbury business booming as local wine shop wins best in London

Local businesses in Highbury West have enjoyed a welcome surge in trade after a clutch of independent shops were honoured in Time Out magazine's ‘Love...

Islington Council vows to stop “slum landlordism”

Islington Council is beginning a consulation to crack down on rented properties on Holloway Road and Caledonian Road that are considered to be unfit...

Review: Eric Whitacre at Union Chapel

Photo credit: VocalEssence on Flickr Our verdict - 4/5 Eric Whitacre is the rock star of choral composition. Taking to the stage at the spectacular Union...

Highbury barrister Gianni Sonvico missing for a week

The 23-year-old was last seen on Friday 25 October leaving Tower Hill tube station

Car flips at traffic restriction measures in Drayton Park

Width restrictions put in place last July have caused a second car to turn sideways

Woman who fell from Bushfield House balcony named as Alison French

A woman who fell from a third floor balcony in Bushfield House, Highbury has been named as Alison French