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Yesterday, 19:00

Android enthusiasts and professionals will be able to learn about the latest advances and listen to expert speakers at Europe’s largest developer conference next week.

Yesterday, 16:00
Janet from Smokefee Islington with former smoker Peter Hunt

An ex-smoker who went through 100 cigarettes a day has praised the Stoptober challenge and encouraged others to kick the habit.

Yesterday, 12:25
Debbie Rasaki, who has a stammer has appeared on a Channel 4 Documentary about it (photo: Arnaud Stephenson)

TV show follows star of hit show Educating Yorkshire, Musharaf Asqhar

Yesterday, 10:31
Alderman Andrew Parmley awards David Annor with the Highly Commended Trainee of the Year Award at the City Business Traineeship Awards, held on 30th September

A high-flying young business trainee has been handed a prestigious award.

Fri, 16:58
The England girls line up at the Street Child World Cup

Nine girls who played for England at the Street Child World Cup in Brazil – a team partly organised by Islington Council – are set to spend tonight sleeping rough for charity

Fri, 16:02
Cllr James Murray:

A new responsible estate agent run to give people on low incomes a helping hand has been announced by the town hall.

Fri, 14:38
Tony Juniper talks at Zen launch event

A green initiative set to pioneer eco-friendly business in heavily polluted Tech City has been launched by the three councils which take in the thriving area.

Sport

Yesterday, 16:56

Sunderland 0 Arsenal 2

Thu, 11:13
Cherrelle Brown

Islington BC’s Cherrelle Brown believes her recent defeat to Chantelle Cameron was a blessing in disguise after earning a shock call-up to the England team.

Thu, 07:18
Lukas Podolski scores Arsenal's winner against Anderlecht (Photo by Dean Mouhtaropoulos/Getty Images)

Arsene Wenger insists he retains full faith in Lukas Podolski after the German forward’s late winner in Arsenal’s 2-1 Champions League victory against Anderlecht.

Wed, 21:52
Arsenal's Lukas Podolski celebrates with Alexis Sanchez (AP Photo/Geert Vanden Wijngaert)

Arsene Wenger celebrated his 65th birthday with an enormous slice of good fortune as two late goals saved Arsenal from embarrassment and secured a 2-1 win in Brussels.

Wed, 17:19
Islington Boxing Club trio (left to right) Scott Smart, Jeff Ofori and Sherif Musah with coaches (l-r) John Richards, Jackie Lee Price and Jerry Mitchell. Pic: Dieter Perry

Islington BC trio Scott Smart, Jeff Ofori and Sherif Musah are all through to the last four of the Development Championships after quarter-final victories last weekend.

Wed, 17:15
Isledon Wolves U14s

Alfie Lusardi grabbed a brace as Isledon Wolves Under-14s defeated West End 3-0 to make it two wins out of two in the Camden & Islington League.

Wed, 17:06
Felix Waters, Stoke Newington School

Stoke Newington’s sole representative Felix Waters did her classmates proud with victory in Monday’s Islington Schools Running League race at St Aloysius’ College.

Entertainment

Thu, 14:35

There’s a whole lot of burgers and southern style ribs and chicken being chowed down in London these days, but on the way to Bayou in Camden Town it crossed my mind that this is the first Creole-themed eatery in the capital.

Thu, 06:40
Unidentified Item in the Bagging Area at the Old Red Lion Theatre. Jenny Ogilvie (Victoria) and Edward Wolstenholme (Gareth). Picture: Matt Howey Nunn

The opening moments of this play grab the attention by boldly staging what would normally be a very private occasion and then making a joke of it. Taken by surprise, the audience is soon rocking with laughter.

Thu, 06:40
Natalie Mendoza as Imelda Marcos with cast including Dean John-Wilson as Ninoy Aquino

With an Evita revival running in the West End, there seems a trend for musicals about despotic, spendthrift self-styled women-of-the-people who married international leaders.

Thu, 06:38
Macbeth in Pitch Black

As Macbeth himself says in Shakespeare’s great tragedy, “Stars, hide your fires, let not light see my deep and black desires.” Over 400 years since the play was first performed, however, one theatre company is taking that line more literally than most.

Thu, 06:08
mastroianni curvilinear in Ostia Antica exhibition

A visit to Rome is no guarantee of aesthetic satisfaction, as the Russian traveller Vasilij Zinov’ev discovered in 1785. “When you’ve seen one, you’ve seen them all, because they are all the same,” was his jaundiced verdict on the paintings he had viewed. Fortunately my experiences of Roman culture have been otherwise with few more thrilling than seeing the ruins of the port of Ostia.

Thu, 06:02
Our Town at The Almeida
Laura Elsworthy, David Cromer and David Walmsley

The heartfelt message of Thornton Wilder’s iconic 1938 play is delivered with stunning directness in David Cromer’s unaffected revival.

Friday, October 17, 2014
Lord of the Flies

Dance pioneer Matthew Bourne and his company New Adventures bring to life William Golding’s iconic dystopian novel in the show’s London debut.

Competitions

Thu, 15:35

The London Lions are the only professional basketball team in the capital, based at the state-of-the-art Copper Box Arena in Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park.

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