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Islington councillor is cleared of assaulting his wife after three-day trial

Jean-Roger Kaseki

Jean-Roger Kaseki was today (Friday) found not guilty following a three-day trial at Blackfriars Crown Court

Published: 27 January, 2017
by KOOS COUVÉE

Islington MP Thornberry on Brexit: ‘We can’t block Article 50’

Emily Thornberry

Emily Thornberry: ‘In my view it would be a grave mistake for Labour to try to get in the way of triggering Article 50’

Performance artist marks anniversary of Joe Orton’s death at library where book thefts led to prison

Performance artist Tim Youd at the Essex Road library

Performance artist Tim Youd at the Essex Road library

Published: 27 January, 2017
by KOOS COUVÉE

Charles the second! Clerkenwell housing block set to be replaced

Islington Council have approved plans to demolish Clerkenwell’s Charles Simmons

Islington Council have approved plans to demolish Clerkenwell’s Charles Simmons House in a 25-home development

High-speed chase through Holloway after gun was pulled on police officers

Published: 27 January, 2017

ARMED police chased a group of men through the streets of Holloway after officers were threatened with a gun. 

Rape victim was locked in flat off Caledonian Road by ‘devil worshipper’

Pedro Evangelou has been jailed for nine years

Pedro Evangelou has been jailed for nine years

Published: 27 January, 2017
by KOOS COUVÉE 

Charity’s plea to Mayor Sadiq: ‘Keep super-rich flats out of closed fire station’

Peter Ulrich

Charity trustee Peter Ulrich warns that the fire station could become ‘another faceless block of luxury flats’

Photographer celebrates the ‘uniqueness’ of Brutalist post-war estates once regarded with disgust

Weston Rise in King’s Cross. Photo: Simon Phipps

Weston Rise in King’s Cross. Photo: Simon Phipps

Quaker Court estate in Finsbury. Photo: Simon Phipps

Quaker Court estate in Finsbury. Photo: Simon Phipps

Published: 27 January, 2017
by KOOS COUVÉE

OUR NEIGHBOURS: Who’s been making the news round your way this week?

Meg Roe, Kathleen Wenaden, Beatrice Addo, Julius Ajeigbe and Bishop Adrian Newma

Meg Roe, Kathleen Wenaden, Beatrice Addo, Julius Ajeigbe and Bishop Adrian Newman

Jo Barton at St Mary’s, holding the end the bell rope as U3A members try their h

Jo Barton at St Mary’s, holding the end the bell rope as U3A members try their hand go at ringing

Published: 27 January, 2017
by GABE EVANS

Shock exit of school’s ‘head guru teacher’ in wake of Ofsted inspection

Tom Sherring­ton, ‘one of the most intelligent, sensitive, optimistic education

Tom Sherring­ton, ‘one of the most intelligent, sensitive, optimistic education bloggers around’

Published: 27 January, 2017
by JOE COOPER 

Witness appeal after suspected hit-and-run accident

Published: 20 January, 2017

POLICE are appealing for witnesses after a man suffered serious injuries in a suspected hit-and-run in Holloway.