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Yesterday, 18:03

The dexterity of students at Central Foundation Boys’ School was revealed this morning after sixth formers picked up a set of A-level results showing talent across the board.

Yesterday, 17:56

The growing list of people opposing the installation of a trampoline park at the Sobell Leisure Centre now includes Islington councillors, Jeremy Corbyn, the granddaughter of Sir Michael Sobell and even trampolinists.

Yesterday, 17:10

A student who has been dreaming of studying art animation for the best part of a decade was one of the high achievers at Highbury Grove this morning as pupils collected their A-level results.

Yesterday, 15:50

A cyclist on trial for killing a mother in Old Street today denied he was a thrillseeker who didn’t use a front brake or helmet because it was “stylish” not to.

Yesterday, 15:07

Students at North Bridge House Canonbury have excelled in both art and English literature after collecting a stellar set of A-level results in both subjects this morning.

Yesterday, 14:20

The taxpayer must cough up £56,000 after Islington Council was fined for a “data disaster” in which 89,000 people’s personal details were freely available on its parking appeals website.

Yesterday, 12:10

City of London Academy Islington was celebrating the best results in its nine-year history this morning.

Yesterday, 11:50

A young cyclist accused of killing a mother-of-two by hitting her on a racing bike today told jurors having brakes on his bike “wouldn’t have made a difference”.

Yesterday, 08:10

Today marks A-Levels results day, when students at sixth forms and colleges across Islington will finally know more about what comes next.

Sport

Yesterday, 15:00

Middlesex go to Cardiff on Friday night knowing that victory over Glamorgan could see them qualify for the quarter-finals of this season’s NatWest T20 Blast.

Yesterday, 12:00

North Middlesex seconds sealed back-to-back league titles with three matches to spare after their 164-run win over Brondesbury.

Yesterday, 09:00

Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger is hoping the nature of their thrilling opening-day win over Leicester will stand them in good stead for this weekend’s trip to Stoke – and beyond.

Wed, 18:30

Westley, Malan and Roland-Jones to face West Indies

Wed, 08:00

The best beach soccer teams are coming to play at Lee Valley White Water Centre this weekend.

Tue, 21:09

Steve Finn, with a display of fast and aggressive bowling, led Middlesex to a 61-run win over Gloucestershire in the Natwest T20 Blast at Uxbridge.

Tue, 17:00

North Middlesex captain Tom Nicoll is setting his sights on landing a county cup double this season after conceding the Middlesex League Premier Division title race.

Tue, 15:30

Celtics to face Philadelphia 76s in January 2018

Tue, 15:00

The biggest hockey event ever to be held in the UK is coming to London next year and supporters have a chance to secure their tickets this weekend.

Entertainment

Yesterday, 15:36

Is the British summer getting you down? Head east for some Mediterranean culinary relief.

Ch Supt John Sutherland seems tired. It’s the last Friday before his holidays, and he’s still got several meetings in the afternoon, but his fatigue looks like it goes deeper.

Islington Chaps Choir will be performing with Joe Stilgoe at the Regent’s Park Open Air Theatre on August 22

With a career spanning more than four decades, Peña has toured the world with the Paco Peña Flamenco Dance Company, now bringing his production of Flamencura back to Sadler’s Wells

Shabazi’s Body House (vers. III), is being performed at Rich Mix as part of the Certain Blacks Harlem Festival in September

People living with dementia can enjoy a day out at the Park Theatre today (Thu) with a special performance of black comedy Rabbits.

Whines and Spirits, a comedy drama written by Annie Burkin and starring Gary Hailes, follows a flamboyant clairvoyant whose evening goes awry when a divorced, deceased, bickering couple refuse to leave.

Sonia was not just a one trick pony hitched to the Orwell bandwagon but a fascinating person in her own right, and her character would have benefitted from deeper exploration.

A forest retreat in Belgium has all you need to recharge your batteries, from a morning bootcamp run by the lake to a lazy afternoon in the spa

The Lake District has just been declared a UNESCO World Heritage site. Bridget Galton visited a spa hotel to try out its walking tours of the scenery that inspired Beatrix Potter and Wordsworth.

Deftly executed and sweetly sung, Sails is morose Manchester indie the way it should be.

As well as apple themed entertainment, the cider village will let you sample a variety of home-grown ciders

Chef James Cochran is set to launch a new restaurant in Angel Central Shopping Centre, following his success with James Cochran EC3 in the city.

Remember Cãnas y Tapas in Upper Street? It was that bar where people used to have massive brawls all the time. With its licence under review, it suddenly shut in January. In June, Franco Manca took over the premises. From now on, it’s safe to say Islington’s cops will be paying fewer visits.

Superstar chef Nuno Mendes is to collaborate on a new restaurant opening near London Fields this winter called Mare Street Market.

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