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Peter and Alan Arthy at the Mears Group HQ in Caledonian Road

I was 14 and the career officer came round. He said to me ‘right you’ve got three options; making women’s handbags, a dustman or a painter and decorator’.”

Fabric nightclub in Charterhouse Street. Picture: Polly Hancock

Two 18-year-old boys who died after taking ecstasy at Fabric had bought the class A drug from strangers inside the Farringdon club, where substance abuse is rife and security lax, an explosive report today alleges.

Fri, 16:11
Emergency services and displaced commuters outside Caledonian Road and Barnsbury station (Picture: Sam Gelder)

A commuter has described his horror at seeing a boy attacked on a bus in Caledonian Road, in an incident believed to be linked to a stabbing on a nearby Overground platform.

Fri, 15:12
John Ball, pictured on January 31, on the balcony of the second floor flat in which he died

Firefighters called to a housing block three times could not have saved the alcoholic found dead in his soot-covered flat the next day, a coroner has ruled.

Emergency services and displaced commuters outside Caledonian Road and Barnsbury station (Picture: Sam Gelder)

Two boys are believed to have been stabbed in a group fight at Caledonian Road and Barnsbury station this afternoon, leaving one seriously injured while another fled onto a passing bus.

Thu, 13:19
Angela Sinclair 92 years old @  Save Whittington Hospital March

A stalwart campaigner for social justice who continued going on protest marches into her 90s has died.

Thu, 13:02
Masjid Al-risaalah mosque and Islington Islamic Centre. (Picture: Google Maps).

A man in his late 40s was stabbed outside a Holloway mosque in broad daylight on Tuesday afternoon.

Thu, 06:00
GCSE results are out tomorrow

Teenagers across the country face one of the most nerve-racking days of their young lives today with the publication of GCSE results.

Wed, 18:03
Experts estimate the Holloway Prison site would be worth £2billion as housing

The days when people will be paying to live in Holloway Prison, rather than being forced to, came one step closer after the Ministry of Justice appointed property agent Bilfinger GVA to advise on the sale of the site.

Sport

Fri, 07:30
Middlesex bowler Tim Murtagh

With just a month of the season remaining, Middlesex appear better-placed to become county champions than at any time since their last title 23 years ago.

Fri, 07:15
Watford midfielder Etienne Capoue

The match stats team at bettingexpert pored over the recent history of league contests between Arsenal and Watford – who meet at Vicarage Road on Saturday – and discovered that, while the Gunners secured a 3-0 win in the corresponding fixture last term, all of their goals came in the second half.

Thu, 11:50
Times ABC's Jules Philips. Pic: Dieter Perry

Islington super-bantamweight Jules Phillips is getting ready to go to war – four months after leaving the Army behind.

Thu, 10:41

London Blitz chairman Henry Charlton-Weedy is determined to make amends for last year’s BritBowl defeat to London Warriors when the teams clash again in the end-of-season showpiece.

Wed, 16:29
Arsenal promo

Here’s your chance to see the likes of Thierry Henry, Robert Pires and Freddie Ljungberg pull on the Arsenal shirt just one more time.

Tue, 18:56
Sandun Dias hit 85 for Highgate. Pic: Max Flego

Highgate hauled themselves out of the drop zone again as the weather helped them to secure a narrow victory at Enfield in Division Two of the Middlesex County League.

Tue, 13:54
Jordan Gregory bowls for North London. Pic: Max Flego

North London skipper Sam Bardon is optimistic that victories in the two remaining games will give his side a good chance of promotion from Middlesex County League Division Three.

Tue, 12:44
Liam O'Driscoll was the pick of North Middlesex's bowlers with three wickets, and he then hit 53 off 58 balls with the bat. Pic: Max Flego

North Middlesex extended their remarkable winning run to eight matches but remain second with just two games left in the title race after leaders Teddington also came out on top.

Mon, 17:47
North London CC's Bob Pedersen (right) with Middlesex's Sam Robson at Lord's

North London CC’s Bob Pedersen received the Heartbeat of the Club prize as the annual Outstanding Service to Cricket Awards were held at Lord’s.

Entertainment

Fri, 15:57
Marco Polo: An Untold Love Story at the Shaw Theatre

The Philippines and UK celebrate 70 years of diplomatic relations, and the Shaw Thearre’s Marco Polo charts the explorers journey

Elvis Presley's '68 Comeback Special leather outfit.

Despite not growing up with Elvis on her musical radar, Zoey Goto has devoted the past two and a half years to finding out about his style

Brass (Copywright: National Youth Theatre)

The National Youth Theatre’s production Brass at the Hackney Empire, tells of a brass band who sign up, and the women they leave behind.

War Dogs. Picture: Warner Bros. Entertainment.

Jonah Hill and Miles Teller star in War Dogs, a black comedy about two gunrunners who made a fortune procuring weapons for the US military

Glass Animals' new album How To Be a Human Being is out August 26. Picture: Neil Krug.

Discovered by Paul Epworth, Joe Seaward of Glass Animals speaks to Zoe Paskett about their latest album, How To Be a Human Being

Julietta

Pedro Almodovar returns to the screen in Julieta, based on short stories by Nobel prize winner Alice Munro.

Jazz Verse Jukebox. Picture: Sharron Wallace.

Intertwining music and poetry, Jazz Verse Jukebox has a strong track record of pushing musical boundaries.

Steel magnolias  LHPHOTOSHOTS

It may be widely known as a film, but Steel Magnolias translates well to the intimate setting of The Hope Theatre.

Angel Canal Festival 2015

Local residents are being encouraged to explore Islington’s waterworks as part of the 30th Angel Canal Festival.

Mottram Hall

The delights of Mottram Hall’s luxury hotel and spa are just a two hour train ride away from London.

childhood of a leader

Childhood of a Leader, starring Berenice Bejo, Robert Pattinson and Liam Cunningham, is not easy, but you rise to the challenge.

Lights out (Copywright: Warner Bros. Pictures)

It’s predictable (though with the occasional inversion of audience expectations) and scares are carefully rationed out

Food at Santo Remedio

“You’re going to be ok, it’s like eating peanuts,” my friend coaxed me, as I contemplated spooning the grasshoppers past my lips, which were on top of the guacamole sitting in front of me in Santo Remedio.

Beef with creamed cow's curd and soft herb vinegar at Rok Smokehouse

Chef Matt Young has opened a new Rök Smokehouse in Upper Street, in the wake of success in his east London branch.

courtney pine

Three decades after his first album, Courtney Pine is performing his latest record Song (The Ballad Book) with renowned pianist Zoe Rahman.

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