The Dirty Secret Behind Islington's Fancy Facades

The Huffington Post | Steven Hopkins | Posted 19.09.2017 | UK

Shortly after midday a neatly-dressed woman pushes a pram down a paved walkway that is straddled on one side by a square pocket of grass used by city ...

Revealed: The Worst Place For Women To Live In Britain

The Huffington Post | Natasha Hinde | Posted 12.09.2017 | UK Lifestyle

Islington in North London has been named as the worst place in Britain for women to live, according to analysis by BBC Radio 4′s Woman’s Hour. The...

Jeremy Corbyn Says He Represents New Centre Ground Of Politics In Final General Election 2017 Rally

The Huffington Post | Kate Forrester | Posted 08.06.2017 | UK Politics

Everyone loves the Union Chapel. One of north London’s most popular venues, it is a symbol of the capital’s rich culture. And if you were one of ...

Islington Acid Attack Sees Father, Mother And Two-Year-Old Burned

The Huffington Post | Steven Hopkins | Posted 09.04.2017 | UK

A father, mother and their two-year-old son suffered burns following an acid attack in north London. Police are appealing for witnesses following the...

Three People Hospitalised After Car Plows Into Crowd Outside Pub

The Huffington Post | Steven Hopkins | Posted 26.03.2017 | UK

Three people were taken to hospital after a car crashed into a crowd of people queuing to get into an Islington pub on Saturday night. Four men, aged ...

Jeremy Corbyn's Mumbled Comeback To Piers Morgan Was Quite Something

The Huffington Post | Christopher York | Posted 10.01.2017 | UK

Piers Morgan handed Jeremy Corbyn a brand new Arsenal shirt this morning as a thank you for finally appearing on Good Morning Britain. Ahead of a majo...

London Bands Are Changing Lives, One Phone Call At A Time

Judy Kawaguchi | Posted 02.11.2016 | UK Entertainment
Judy Kawaguchi

Tickets are on sale now, or click here to make a donation to Solace Women's Aid. Telephones can save lives, but only if there is someone on the other...

A Genius Has Left the Building

Matt Hardy | Posted 09.07.2017 | UK Sport
Matt Hardy

At the age of 51, Kieren Fallon has retired from race riding and closed an umpteenth chapter in his remarkable life.

New London Brunch Options

Lucy Self | Posted 08.04.2017 | UK Lifestyle
Lucy Self

The weekend brunch. Giving us carte blanche to booze before midday and eat a billion, béchamel-laden calories. I'm sure there are some that think this mid-way meal a waste of time and money, but they are deranged.

Digital Vigilantism Is the Last Thing We Need in These Tinder-box Times

Caroline Russell | Posted 10.02.2017 | UK Politics
Caroline Russell

The Islington Gazette published a story this week about businesses in my part of North London joining forces with the police to set up a group to shar...

Social Housing and the Future of Islington

Emily Thornberry | Posted 06.05.2016 | UK Politics
Emily Thornberry

It's often been said that politics in Islington, in many ways, begins and ends with housing, and it's not hard to see why. Despite the borough's image of exclusivity - the stereotype that it's all Georgian squares and cappuccino bars - the reality is much more complex.

Under Attack From a Beige Establishment: Why the Green Party Are Now a Major Political Force

Karl Davis | Posted 15.03.2015 | UK Politics
Karl Davis

The Green Party have a duty to continue to provide for the nation a fresh, fair and radical alternative to the 'business as usual' establishment, just as media chiefs from the BBC, ITV, SKY et al have a duty to promote and encourage a wide, engaging and relevant debate involving those extended the right to vote and elect.

The (Not So) Secret Diary of a London First Time Buyer; Aged 34 1⁄4 - Part III

David Lewis | Posted 01.06.2014 | UK Comedy
David Lewis

Slide bread in to (rented) toaster, open (rented) fridge, remove bland cheddar (stolen from housemate). Eat. Mother calls mid-snack inquiring about sealed bid results. I relay grim news. "Oh my Gawd, Dave! I can't believe it went for seventy-thousand more than advertised!" Believe it mum...

The Incredible Power of Mentoring

Wakkas Khan | Posted 08.02.2014 | UK
Wakkas Khan

A couple of weeks ago I had the pleasure to attend The Prince's Seeing is Believing Mosaic school visit. The Prince's Seeing is Believing programme ha...

'Porn Studio' Found At London School Squat

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 28.01.2014 | UK

It appears that a porn studio was set up by some enterprising squatters at a North London school. The site was apparently taken over by about 100 s...

Streets of Bangkok

Ben Falk | Posted 25.01.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Ben Falk

The theme of the menu is Bangkok street food, but paying homage to the colonial influences of its neighbouring countries. As such, there's a great deal of choice - from soupy broths to burgers. So we got to taste a little of lots, we decided to share everything, apart from our Thai beers.

Faking It

Ben Falk | Posted 23.01.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Ben Falk

My garden faces east and that means that grass doesn't grow very well on it, particularly being in the middle of a terrace in a residential area.

Lucy Sherriff

Student Housing Block Crowned UK's Worst New Building | Lucy Sherriff | Posted 29.08.2013 | UK Universities & Education

A block of student housing which cost £18m to build and has rooms containing no daylight has been crowned the worst new building in the UK - and comp...

Student Flats Facing Brick Wall Up For Worst Building Award

The Huffington Post UK | Lucy Sherriff | Posted 29.08.2013 | UK Universities & Education

A block of student flats with windows facing onto a brick wall has been nominated as one of the worst new buildings in the UK after planning inspector...

Top Five Emerging Icons Live: Jan 14- Jan 20 2013

Kat Jackman | Posted 10.03.2013 | UK Entertainment
Kat Jackman

This job ain't always easy you know. Each week we have to find just five Emerging Icons gigs to tell you about- but there is just so much amazing live...

Didn't Get Glasto Tickets? Oh Well, Our Pop-up Emerging Icons Festival Is Going to Be Hitting a Town Near You Very Soon...

Kat Jackman | Posted 26.12.2012 | UK Entertainment
Kat Jackman

By supporting these shows you're supporting the acts and the thriving community they represent. These talented musicians just want to be heard and this is the way to see them at their very best!

EDL Banned From Marching In London

PA/The Huffington Post UK | Posted 25.10.2012 | UK

A series of marches by a right-wing group has been banned amid fears of violence on the streets. Policing minister Damian Green agreed to the Metro...

Occupy London Launch Appeal Against Eviction

PA/Huffington Post | Posted 13.02.2012 | UK

Occupy London protesters who lost their bid to stay camped outside St Paul's Cathedral have launched an appeal against their eviction. Lawyers for ...

Occupy London Sets Up School, But Now Faces Battle To Stay

Huffington Post UK | Lucy Sherriff | Posted 13.02.2012 | UK Universities & Education

Occupy London has announced the opening of its very own school, hours after the movement announced it would be launched an appeal against their evicti...