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Police investigate anonymous election leaflet urging people to vote Lib Dem to avoid Labour/SNP coalition

The leaflet was posted through people's doors in Islington South and Finsbury 

Published: 6 May, 2015 
By KOOS COUVÉE

POLICE are investigating an anonymous leaflet urging people in the Islington South and Finsbury constituency to vote Lib Dem to avoid "the spectre of a Labour/SNP coalition". 

Man dies after being hit by train at Finsbury Park station

The death is not being treated as suspicious 

Published: 5 May, 2015
By KOOS COUVÉE

A MAN has died after being hit by an underground train at Finsbury Park station this morning (Tuesday).

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Three generations of the Jones family

Above: Three generations of the Jones family, and, below, Revd Mel Toogood and Cllr Kat Fletcher at the Dragon­craft event

Revd Mel Toogood and Cllr Kat Fletcher at the Dragon­craft event

Published: 1 May, 2015
by AMY SMITH

TV stars toast Elena’s 95th, as legendary maitre d’ stays sprightly despite suffering broken hip in fall

Elena with family and friends

Elena with family and friends and, below, with Melvyn Bragg

Published: 1 May, 2015
by PETER GRUNER

Decision is delayed on New River heritage site flats bid

New River Head

New River Head, built as part of a 1613 scheme to bring fresh drinking water to London

Published: 1 May, 2015

Safe talk: Childline assembly at Arsenal

Pupils from Thornhill Primary School in Barnsbury

Pupils from Thornhill Primary School in Barnsbury

Published: 1 May, 2015
by ALINA POLIANSKAYA

Pedal power! Toddlers and pensioners in Islington cycling safari

Enthusiastic Cycle Safari participants

Enthusiastic Cycle Safari participants

Published: 1 May, 2015
by AMY SMITH

‘Second home’ for theatre that’s a little bit special!

Michael Rosen

Children's author Michael Rosen

Published: 1 May, 2015
by AMY SMITH

‘Honey-trap’ killers jailed for 37 years after kicking gambler to death at his Canonbury flat

Victim Mehmet Hassan and, right, Leonie-Marie Granger, guilty of manslaughter

Victim Mehmet Hassan and, right, Leonie-Marie Granger, guilty of manslaughter. Below: Nicholas Chandler and Kyrron Jackson

Nicholas Chandler and Kyrron Jackson

Published: 1 May, 2015
by KOOS COUVÉE

‘Wonderful’ laughter therapy GP leaves Barnsbury practice for ‘personal reasons’

Patients and councillors have paid tribute to Dr Hannah Flinders

Patients and councillors have paid tribute to Dr Hannah Flinders, who is leaving Bingfield Street surgery after almost a year of uncertainty

Mum whose baby died under care of Islington out-of-hours contractor joins actor Sir Ian in NHS rally plea

Sir Ian McKellen and Linda Peanberg King at Friday’s NHS rally

Sir Ian McKellen and Linda Peanberg King at Friday’s NHS rally

Published: 1 May, 2015
by TOM FOOT

May Day marchers at Clerkenwell Green

Published: 1 May, 2015

HUNDREDS are expected at a May Day event at Clerkenwell Green today (Friday). 

NEWS IN BRIEF: Regent’s Canal clean-up planned

Published: 1 May, 2015

WILDLIFE and plans to clean up the canal will be discussed at the next meeting of the Friends of Regent’s Canal.