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Police probe hate attack after pig remains are found at Finsbury Park Mosque

Police mosque

The man police are looking to trace

Published: 27 May, 2016
By JOE COOPER

POLICE are investigating a hate crime at the Finsbury Park Mosque after pig remains were thrown over the gate in the early hours of the morning.

Affordable homes pledge as Islington housing chief leaves for new role working for Mayor Sadiq

Deputy mayor for housing James Murray with Mayor Sadiq Khan

Deputy mayor for housing James Murray with Mayor Sadiq Khan

Published: 27 May, 2016
by KOOS COUVÉE

Five-star hotel in 1950s office block wins planners’ approval

Published: 27 May, 2016

A FIVE-STAR, 256-room hotel in Finsbury Square has been given the go-ahead by a Town Hall planning committee.

‘Why do we have to become academies?’ ask opponents of schools’ plans to shake off Town Hall control

Head Penny Barratt

Head Penny Barratt. Below: The Bridge secondary school in Tufnell Park

The Bridge secondary school in Tufnell Park

Published: 27 May, 2016
by KOOS COUVÉE

Two teenagers are stabbed as groups clash outside college

Owens Field, scene of the stabbings

Owens Field, scene of the stabbings

Published: 27 May, 2016
by KOOS COUVÉE

20th birthday bash at Gillespie Park nature reserve

Mayor Kat Fletcher helps children with pond-dipping

Mayor Kat Fletcher helps children with pond-dipping, below

Mayor Kat Fletcher helps children with pond-dipping

Published: 27 May, 2016
by JOE COOPER and RUBY PORTELA

Blow for developer brothers as Old Sessions House bid for alcohol licence is rejected

An illustration of the interior of the historic Clerkenwell building

An illustration of how the interior of the historic Clerkenwell building could look after the development is complete

Orwell’s son warns of threat to free speech as new plaque records correct dates of Nineteen Eighty-Four author’s time in Canonbury

Richard Blair with the plaque showing the correct dates

Richard Blair with the plaque showing the correct dates. Below: George Orwell with Richard in Canonbury Square

George Orwell with Richard in Canonbury Square

Published: 27 May, 2016
by JOE COOPER

Mayor Sadiq steps in as staff fight to keep Silver Bullet live music venue open

Silver Bullet staff Anna Naylor, Hayley Squires and Alexander Marchant

Silver Bullet staff Anna Naylor, Hayley Squires and Alexander Marchant are campaigning to keep the Finsbury Park live music venue open

Blitz fireman Jack dies aged 105, just weeks after special brigade visit

Mr Corbett recently received special visitors at his care home

Mr Corbett recently received special visitors at his care home, including his daughter Pamela, and LFB’s deputy assistant commissioner Allen Perez. Below: Mr Corbett holding a fire hose after a raid during the Blitz

Mr Corbett holding a fire hose after a raid during the Blitz

Published: 27 May, 2016
by JOE COOPER

Inquest into death of Henry Hicks, teenager who was killed after police chase, is switched to Royal Courts

Teenager Henry Hicks died after a police pursuit in 2014

Teenager Henry Hicks died after a police pursuit in 2014

Published: 27 May, 2016
by KOOS COUVÉE

‘U-turn’ as parents claim school was set to kill foxes living near classrooms

Vittoria School in Half Moon Crescent

Vittoria School in Half Moon Crescent. Below: Karen Heath of the Mama Cat Trust animal rescue group

Karen Heath of the Mama Cat Trust animal rescue group

Published: 27 May, 2016
by KOOS COUVÉE