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Old Street and Bunhill star in debut novel

Until 2015, South Islington’s most prominent literary celebrities were Robinson Crusoe author Daniel Defoe and mystic poet William Blake, both buried in Bunhill graveyard. But...

6 coffee shops that you’ll love in Islington

From third-wave artisanal coffee roasteries, to traditional Austrian cafés, coffee is the blood that runs through Islington's veins. When it gets to 2PM and your...

Skyscrapers as tall as 155 metres to rise in Islington

Seven new skyscrapers will appear across Islington’s skyline over the next few years, it was revealed this week. Mainly residential, the new buildings will all...

On the pitch with OId Street’s very own rugby team

Watching Old Streetonians RFC train, it’s hard to see where they have gone wrong. The players pop the ball between one another at speed,...

Radical plans released to pedestrianise Old Street roundabout

Old Street roundabout is to be transformed into a pedestrian square under new plans outlined by Transport for London. The junction, known as London’s technology hub,...

LSO St Luke’s – where Paul Simon, Elton John and Bruce...

Exploring the 18th century venue that now provides rehearsal space for the London Symphony Orchestra

Booze hotspot beats licence laws

An Old Street supermarket caught with the borough’s largest stash of illegal booze has been given back its license - despite the council’s supposed crackdown on alcohol sellers in crime hotspots.

Old Street commuters facing more delays due to damaged tunnel

Commuters faced more disruption on Monday morning’s First Capital Connect (FCC) rush hour service after damage from two construction drills that pierced through a tunnel near Old Street on Friday remained unresolved.

Clerkenwell tech blog forced to shut down over financial difficulties

A former contributors to the Kernel claimed the blog owed them thousands of pounds

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