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Holloway woman jailed for 12 and a half years after collecting guns for gangster

Emily Ciantar, of Hilmarton Road, was found guilty of conspiracy to possess firearms with intent to endanger life 

Published: 27 February, 2015
By ALINA POLIANSKAYA

A WOMAN from Holloway who collected and stored guns for a gangster who orchestrated the import of the weapons from his prison cell by post has been jailed for 12 and a half years.

Tories select candidates to challenge Labour in May election

Alex Burghart and, below, Mark Lim

Published: 27 February, 2015
by KOOS COUVÉE

Young people 'speed date' employers at jobseekers' event

Jobseeker Hima Shehk talks to a local employer. Below: Abdi Osman and William Wallace Chandley get a taste of work at K&M McLoughlin Decorating, in Brewery Road, Holloway.

Published: 27 February, 2015
by AHMED IDRIS

Credit union's 18-month fight to get its £60k out of Barclays

Martin Groombridge

Published: 27 February, 2015
by PETER GRUNER

Hundreds turn out for conference on the future of Finsbury Park

Some 200 people gathered at the regeneration conference to hear about Finsbury Park’s future. Below: Rowan’s Bowling Club, where the conference was held

Published: 27 February, 2015
by KOOS COUVÉE

Woody Harrelson the latest star to turn Clerkenwell into a mini-Hollywood

Woody Harrelson, pictured in London this week. Below: Michael Caine. Picture: Manfred Werner/TSUI. 

Published: 27 February, 2015
by ALINA POLIANSKAYA

Inspirational Carol is going out her way

Carol Adams­ with husband José Rodriguez Cemillan 

Published: 27 February, 2015
by ALINA POLIANSKAYA

Family of Henry Hicks set up charity to support bereaved parents

Actor Linda Robson and Claudia Hicks in Wheelwright Street, the place where Henry died. Below: Henry Hicks

Published: 27 February, 2015
by KOOS COUVÉE

Under-fire Holloway nightclub in court bid to stay open

Owner Tony Hassan with supporters of the club. ‘It’s not right what’s going on,’ he said

Published: 27 February, 2015
by KOOS COUVÉE

Newly elected Young Mayor and Deputy Young Mayor take up their roles

Abu Mensah and Taiga Asada

Published: 27 February, 2015

A NEW Young Mayor and Deputy Young Mayor have been elected for Islington.

First-aiders save heart attack victim outside St John Ambulance HQ in Clerkenwell

St John worker Jon Mannion: ‘He was very lucky’ Picture: Birmingham Mail

Published: 27 February, 2015
by PETER GRUNER