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Yesterday, 17:51
Mayor of Islington Cllr Kat Fletcher at Go Islington in Highbury Fields on Saturday. Picture: Steve Bainbridge

In recent months, Highbury Fields has mainly been associated with the almighty row over disposable barbecues. But the tensions – and smoke – briefly evaporated on Saturday afternoon when Go Islington, the council’s huge annual sports day, returned.

Yesterday, 15:00
Tracey and Angel complete their skydive (Picture: Tracey Palmer)

If you glanced upwards over Reading on Sunday, you might have spotted brave Whittington worker Tracey Palmer plummeting through the clouds.

Yesterday, 13:50
Lord Glasman praised Shomrim's work (Picture: Mike Brooke)

An “irate” Labour peer stormed out of court to meet the governor of the Bank of England after being made to wait for almost two hours to give evidence.

Yesterday, 13:09
Islington Council leader Richard Watts outside Finsbury Library in January

There will be more focus on computers, rather than books, in Islington’s 10 libraries.

Yesterday, 10:50
Islington Council leader Richard Watts at last night's leader's questions session in the Jean Stokes Community Centre off Caledonian Road

Islington’s top councillor last night came under fire over damp housing - and admitted there are “real problems” with many of the out-dated buildings.

Yesterday, 07:00
Leo Andrade and son Josh, nine, with photos of her other son Stephen Andrades-Martinez as a child. (Picture: Polly Hancock).

A mum who has spent four years fighting for her severely autistic son to be brought home from a mental health facility 70 miles away has finally got her wish.

Mon, 15:45
Islington Square Show Apartment

Interior designers Amos and Amos have created a hyper local show home featuring only furniture and accessories they sourced from shops on Upper Street

Mon, 15:39
The vulnerable boy was kept in a cell on multiple occasions since March, but Just for Kids Law claims Islington Council didn't help him. Picture: PA file photo/Paul Faith

A children’s charity has launched legal action against Islington Council, accusing it of failing to house a vulnerable 14-year-old boy being held in police cells.

Mon, 11:28
Cllr Richard Watts, leader of Islington Council. Picture: Louise O'Gorman

Islington Council leader Richard Watts is inviting people to grill him in a Question Time-style meeting tonight.

Sport

Yesterday, 18:35
Lyon's Alexandre Lacazette

Lyon have refuted reports that they have received a second bid from Arsenal for star striker Alexandre Lacazette.

Yesterday, 07:30
North London players celebrate a wicket from Jordan Gregory in their five-run win against Brentham. Pic: Max Flego

Captain Sam Bardon has urged North London to maintain the impetus of their seven-match unbeaten run as they prepare to face the top two sides in Middlesex County League Division Three.

Mon, 07:14
Middlesex's Eoin Morgan

Eoin Morgan feels Middlesex’s impressive County Championship form has been a key factor in their recent improvement in white-ball cricket.

Friday, July 22, 2016
Dominic Ogbechie was given the Outstanding Individual Boy award at last weeks Camden Sport and Physical Activity Celebration night. Pic: Paolo Minoli

Already standing 6ft 1in tall at the tender age of 14, Highgate Harriers’ Dominic Ogbechie clearly has a knack for defying gravity – and the sky is the limit for the prodigious teenager.

Thursday, July 21, 2016
Eoin Morgan batting for Middlesex

Middlesex overcame Surrey in front of a record crowd at Lord’s to strengthen their hopes of reaching the NatWest T20 Blast quarter-finals.

Thursday, July 21, 2016
North Middlesex captain Tom Nicoll. Pic: Paolo Minoli

North Middlesex captain Tom Nicoll has entered his name into the Middlesex County League’s record books after scoring a century and taking eight wickets in a stunning individual display.

Thursday, July 21, 2016
Emmanuel Nmecha, 17 (left) riding a two seater bike with support worker Harold Bennett during a disability cycle session run by Pedal Power at Emirates Stadium

Many might think that when you’ve seen one bicycle, you’ve seen them all – but a Thursday morning visit to Emirates Stadium would certainly change your mind.

Thursday, July 21, 2016
Middlesex batsman Nick Gubbins

At this stage of the season, you want to make sure you’re still involved in all three competitions, and that’s certainly the case at Middlesex.

Wednesday, July 20, 2016
Isledon Wolves' Nicky Marshall on the attack in their friendly against Oxford United's academy side at Market Road

Isledon Wolves coach John Powles is hoping the Under-16s’ packed pre-season schedule could bring their star players to the attention of Football League scouts.

Entertainment

Yesterday, 12:00
Anne Archer stars as Jane Fonda. Picture: Keith Pattison.

Anne Archer stars as ‘Hanoi Jane’ but gives ‘too little depth of characterisation’

Matt Damon returns as Jason Bourne. Picture: Universal Pictures.

Matt Damon returns as a multi-faceted killer but remains without personality

TripKitchen and Bar in Acton Mews, Haggerston

Professionally trained ballet dancers Montse and Giuliana have translated the ethos of what’s on offer at their dance and yoga studio into their menu at TripKitchen next door.

Greg Hicks in the Kreutzer Sonata. Picture: Ciaran Dowd.

Pozdnyshev’s ruminations on equality – never possible as long as women are viewed by men as sexual playthings - are as current as when Tolstoy wrote them in 1889

FK Alexander writes Samuel Becket script in her own blood

Richard Herrins in on the bill at a festival where artists and audiences are encouraged to take risks

Cargo at The Arcola Theatre 
by
Tess Berry-Hart

. Picture: Mark Douet.

Berry-Hart’s contribution to the genre is to set her scenario in a violent, filthy dystopian future. The results are hit and miss.

Dubliner Andrew Maxwell headlines the comedy festival

The open air festival takes place in Shoreditch Park on July 24

Ben Gore's Goodbye Blue Monday

Ben Gore’s Goodbye, Blue Monday follows the journey into adulthood

Greek film Chevalier follows six men on a luxury Aegean boat trip

In Chevalier, six successful men on a luxury Aegean boat trip end up in the ultimate contest.

Neil Young's Earth

He’ll test your patience more than once during the 28-minute wig out Love And Only Love

Commercial, industrial, investment-oriented? Or artisan, small-scale, family-centred? Which is the future of wine-making?

Ady Suleiman

Having supported the likes of Michael Kiwanuka, Lianne La Havas and Laura Mvula, the 24-year-old brings understated charisma to a sold out venue.

Queens of Syria at the Young Vic. Picture: Vanja Karas

Into the febrile cauldron of Brexit debate comes a devastatingly direct piece: 13 female Syrian refugees sharing their stories.

Ostuni serves Puglian dishes

Your average Italian peddles the top 10 dishes favourable to the English palate, but the country’s regional cuisine is hugely varied and geographically distinctive.

Ethan Hawke as Chet Baker

The film focuses on a really thin sliver of time in the mid sixties when Baker (Ethan Hawke) was trying to clean up his act and romance Jenny (Carmen Ejogo), his co-star in a never completed film about his life.

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