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One of the many floats from a recent Italian procession in Clerkenwell (Image Credit: Silvia Maresca)
By Silvia Maresca On Wednesday, April 27th, 2016
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The Clerkenwell Italian Community: A History

One of the many floats from a recent Italian procession in Clerkenwell (Image Credit: Silvia Maresca) “It all started with immigrants coming over on foot, for they couldn’t afford to use any other transport. More...

Budapest, Hungary, September 2015. Photo credit: Mstyslav Chernov
By Silvia Maresca On Sunday, February 28th, 2016
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Islington and the Refugee Crisis

Islington and the Refugee Crisis: The Borough’s Response In the first instalment of our special series on the refugee crisis, Silvia Maresca takes a wider look at the impact war in Syria has had on the More...

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By Silvia Maresca On Monday, May 11th, 2015
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An unexpected gem in the heart of Clerkenwell

“One thing worth looking at before we move on is the painting over there by Caravaggio,” says Marianne Zieran, at the beginning of one of the many tours she, a Danish-born museum guide, leads on a weekly basis. More...