A mum is braving the fifth anniversary of her baby being stillborn by running the Royal Parks Foundation Half Marathon tomorrow.

Yesterday, 13:00
Volunteers will help sufferers of dementia to continue doing their favourite hobbies

A local Alzheimer’s charity is looking for volunteers for a new service to help people with dementia.

Yesterday, 09:43
The man whose body was recovered from the Regent’s Canal has been named as Sebastiano Magnanini

Paul Williams, 61, of no fixed abode was on the evening of Thursday, October 8, charged with preventing lawful burial.

Yesterday, 09:00
Islington Cllr Asima Shaikh, centre, visited users and staff at the learning centre. Picture: Arsenal FC/David Price

Arsenal FC’s adult learning centre has reopened in a new home by Emirates Stadium.

Yesterday, 07:00
City Supermarket, in Goswell Road. Picture: Google Street View

A convenience store has had its alcohol licence revoked - after selling knives to a violent teenager.

Yesterday, 07:00
Highbury Corner Magistrates' Court. Picture: Polly Hancock

A savage English bull terrier chased a terrified schoolgirl down the street and bit her so severely she needed surgery, a court heard.

Thu, 15:00
Arsenal Stadium management have recently put up anti-skating signs and anti-skating devices on the steps outside the stadium on the North Bank Terrace to stop skaters skating over the memorial plaques there.

A mother has hit out at Arsenal Football Club after skateboarders were stopped from using steps with personalised memorial plaques at Emirates Stadium.

Thu, 14:51
The man whose body was recovered from the Regent’s Canal has been named as Sebastiano Magnanini

Two men have been arrested in connection with the suspected murder of a man in Islington, whose body was recovered from the Regent’s Canal in September.

Thu, 13:00
Pride of Britain Winner   SOHANA Collins and sisters with Sam Cameron ,  and at the Downing Street 


In many ways, Sohana Collins is just like any other 13-year-old: she goes to school, she’s obsessed with Harry Potter and enjoys playing with her family’s puppy.


Thu, 18:15

John Ryder’s trainer is hoping a new nutritional regime can revitalise the Islington star’s career as he prepares for his comeback fight this weekend.

Thu, 12:21
Arsenal Ladies' Jordan Nobbs battles with Kathleen Radtke of Manchester City Women (right) during the Gunners' 1-0 win in the Continental Cup

Midfielder Jordan Nobbs is determined to finish her frustrating season on a high by helping the Gunners to regain the Continental Cup.

Wed, 16:05
Jordan Grannum (red shorts) defeats William Warburton at the Camden Centre. Pic: Philip Sharkey/TGS Photo

Islington welterweight Jordan Grannum made a successful start to his professional career as he eased to a comfortable points win over William Warburton at York Hall.

Wed, 16:00
Highgate Harriers' Andy Maud. Pic: Dieter Perry

Andy Maud stole the show in only his second appearance for Highgate Harriers on Saturday, recording the best time of all the club runners at the National Six Stage Road Relays.

Wed, 15:50
Mile End (dark blue) lost 3-1 to Shakespeare in the Hackney & Leyton Sunday League.

Mile End remain top of the Hackney & Leyton League Premier Division despite losing 3-1 against a rejuvenated Shakespeare.

Wed, 15:46
Judo player Luca Veras (left) with Sensei Basil Dawkins

Islington youngster Luca Veras claimed his third consecutive gold medal on Sunday since graduating to red belt level in the summer.

Mon, 13:10
Arsenal's Alexis Sanchez celebrates scoring his side's first goal of the game against Manchester United

What we predicted

Mon, 07:00
Arsenal's Hector Bellerin and Manchester United's Ashley Young battle for the ball (Adam Davy/PA Wire)

Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger was full of praise for Hector Bellerin after the full-back’s excellent performance in the win over Manchester United.

Mon, 06:45
Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger gestures on the touchline (John Walton/PA Wire)

Arsene Wenger was pleased to see his Arsenal side put their midweek disappointment behind them with a 3-0 thrashing of Manchester United.



Having started playing together in 2009, folk duo Josienne Clarke and Ben Walker have enjoyed a breakthrough 12 months.

Huw Parmenter (Milton Rose) and Tom Maller (Robert Torn) in Dark Tourism. Picture: Oli Sones

This satire offers nothing new in its send-up of Russell Brand and Jonathan Ross’s radio show furore, says Marianka Swain.

Nicolas Godin

Novel theme for Air co-founder’s solo debut does’t quite pay off, says Stephen Moore.

Anne-Marie Duff (Violet) and Carey Mulligan (Maud) in SUFFRAGETTE. Picture: Steffan Hill

This film about the push for voting equality is a chilling reminder of our all-too-recent history, writes Michael Joyce.

Fin Greenall of Fink. Picture: Tommy Lance

Fin Greenall tells Alex Bellotti about the three-piece’s upcoming Forum show, why they won’t go down the Kings of Leon songwriting route and his experience working with Amy Winehouse.

Phill Jupitus. Picture: Emyr Young

Ahead of an appearance at Archway With Words, the entertainer tells Alex Bellotti about his time as a 6 Music DJ and his early career as Porky the Poet.

Kate Fleetwood in Medea at Almeida Theatre. Picture: Marc Brenner

Rachel Cusk’s adaptation of Euripides’ infamous tragedy is biting, bilious and painfully astute, says Alex Bellotti.

The Walk. Picture: Sony Pictures

This is a breathtaking view of one of the 20th century’s greatest daredevil stunts, says Michael Joyce.

jancis robinson

An upcoming magnum vs bottle champagne tasting at Islington’s The Finest Bubble, led by wine critic Jancis Robinson, hopes to settle the question.

Hula House. Picture: Emily Macinnes

This bid to give voice to the hidden world of prostitutes is sordid, bizarre and manipulative, says Anna Behrmann.

Henryk Gorecki. Picture: PA

The Polish composer shot to worldwide fame with his Symphony of Sorrowful Songs, but there is much more to learn about the avant-garde artist, says Michael White

Film review: The Martian

Thursday, October 1, 2015
The Martian. Picture:  Aidan Monaghan

This beautifully shot Ridley Scott sci-fi has laughs, but with its too plucky hero lacks dramatic charge, says Michael Joyce.

Kate Fleetwood in rehearsals for Medea at the Almeida Theatre. Picture: Marc Brenner

Currently starring in the Almeida’s Medea, the Stroud Green resident tells Alex Bellotti why she hopes the show will draw attention to the loneliness modern mothers continue to face.

Jamie Chandler, Chloe Walshe and Alex Warner in The Man Who Had All The Luck at King's Head Theatre. Picture: George Linfield

Choice and fate balance in this tale of a lucky man, says Emily Govan.

Theatre review: Only Forever at Hope Theatre

Wednesday, September 23, 2015
Only Forever at Hope Theatre. Picture: Megan Burrows

This tense, unsettling psycho-drama set in a wartime bunker, says David Winskill.

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