London Design Festival 2016: everything you need to know

Now in its 14th year, the London Design Festival looks set to be its biggest yet, with hundreds of products launches, new creative spaces and imaginative installations across the capital's seven official design districts...

Diary of an estate agent: Islington lettings

A bidding war and a new price record follows the £400,000 refurbishment of a one-bedroom flat. Plus an overseas student with £45,000 a year to spend on rent and a dapper drunk pops into the office.

Hot homes along the Overground: East London Line extension

Carrying 125 million passengers a year, the Overground is hot property for homes in the capital, especially along the extended East London line. We uncover average house prices and hot homes along the route that links West Croydon with Highbury & Islington.

New homes: Islington

There are a range of new developments in Islington including areas along Regent's Canal and the redevelopment of a large Edwardian Post Office sorting site.

How to buy a flat with a £5,000 deposit

The average London home costs £421,395 which means you need an income of £96,000 a year to buy one. Dream on says David Spittles - or wake up to shared ownership