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Teenager flees on tube train after being stabbed outside Archway underground station

Archway tube station was closed after the stabbing

Archway tube station was closed after the stabbing, which happened just before 11am on Wednesday

Published: 3 July, 2015
by JOE COOPER

Former pupils pay tribute to Alan Parker, caring mentor who was ‘huge figure in the life of school’

Alan Parker had a special relationship with students at City of London Academy

Alan Parker had a special relationship with students at City of London Academy Islington

Published: 3 July, 2015
by KOOS COUVÉE

As comrades celebrate 70th anniversary of VE Day, veteran Ken relives the day he faced enemy guns

Ken Watts

Above: D-day veteran Ken Watts and, right, Ken in his younger days. Below: Councillor Gary Poole, centre, with pearly kings and queens at the VE Day event on Friday

the VE Day event on Friday

Published: 3 July, 2015
by JOE COOPER

Historian tells story of King John’s month-long priory engagement in Clerkenwell

The gate of Clerkenwell Priory now houses a museum

The gate of Clerkenwell Priory now houses a museum

Published: 3 July, 2015
by JANE CLINTON

Angel church is closed to public after vandal ‘purposefully toppled’ statues dating back to mid-1800s

Notice posted on the church

A notice posted on the church informing parishioners that the main body of St John the Evangelist is closed. Below: St John the Evangelist church in Duncan Terrace has been closed outside of Mass times

St John the Evangelist church in Duncan Terrace

Published: 3 July, 2015
by ALINA POLIANSKAYA

Town Hall leader to open anti-austerity conference

Published: 3 July, 2015

TOWN Hall leader Richard Watts will open a London Against Austerity conference tomorrow (Saturday).

NEWS IN BRIEF: Highbury man faces ketamine drug charge

Published: 3 July, 2015

A MAN has appeared in court charged in relation to the import of ketamine.

‘Lenient’ knife fine for Islington shopkeeper who sold weapon to teenager is attacked by politician

City Supermarket in Goswell Road

City Supermarket in Goswell Road. Shopkeeper Salman Capti was this week ordered to pay a £500 fine for selling knives from the store to an under-age youth

HEALTH: ‘Legalise cannabis,’ says Labour peer GP

Lord Rea

Lord Rea: 'There are real reasons why it [cannabis] should be made legal for researchers to concentrate on doing proper, controlled clinical trials to work out what cannabis can do'

Thief who preyed on vulnerable is jailed for three-and-a-half years

Published: 3 July, 2015

A MAN has been jailed for three-and-a-half years after carrying out two thefts from vulnerable people.

Appliance of science! Work experience for Islington teenagers

A student gets a close-up on forensics

A student gets a close-up on forensics

Published: 3 July, 2015
by ALINA POLIANSKAYA

‘Pedestrian’ design for Highbury Pool extension fails to excite planners

Published: 3 July, 2015

TOWN Hall architects have been asked to come up with a new design for an extension to Highbury Pool after the original plans were rejected.

FORUM: Islington Park Street commune and why the hearts of Islington and Labour are at stake!

Stephen Hill: ‘Mainstream housing could learn from Park Street’

Stephen Hill: ‘Mainstream housing could learn from Park Street’ 

Published: 3 July, 2015
by STEPHEN HILL