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Man critical after Islington stabbing

The victim was taken to an east London hospital Credit: ITV News/Tim Forrest

A man in his 20s is in a critical condition in hospital tonight after a stabbing in Islington.

Emergency services were called to Horsell Road just after 2:30pm this afternoon. No one has been arrested.

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Islington revealed as personal debt hotspot

Islington is one of the UK's personal debt hotspots, new figures have revealed. Credit: PA Wire

Islington has one of the highest levels of personal loan debt per head in Britain, according to new figures.

The postcode sector of EC1V 2 in London, which covers Islington in north London, has the second highest level of personal debt per head at £2,188 putting it just behind Bath in the list.

The figures, released jointly by the British Bankers' Association (BBA) and the Council of Mortgage Lenders (CML), also revealed that one quarter of Britain's £897 billion mortgage debt is owed by people in London.

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Man suffers life-changing injuries after shooting

A 23-year-old man suffered "life-changing injuries" after being shot in Islington on Monday.

Police were called to reports of a shooting in Essex Road and found a man with a suspected gunshot wound.

The victim, who was conscious and breathing, was taken to an east London hospital with life changing injuries.

No arrests have been made and a firearm is yet to be recovered.

Man found dead after being assaulted at home

A man has been found dead after being attacked at his home in north London. The victim, in his mid-50s, was discovered at an address on Baxter Road in Islington last night. He last spoke to his family on Sunday evening and it is not known exactly when he died. There was no sign of a break in.

Google Street View image of Baxter Road in Islington Credit: Google Street View

Police say they know who the man is but he has not been formally identified.

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