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Yesterday, 18:16
Dangerous: The junction of Pentonville Road and Islington High Street (Picture: Google StreetView)

Campaigners say “urgent” action must be taken over a deadly Islington junction after figures ranked it in the top 10 most dangerous for London’s pedestrians.

Yesterday, 14:00
Feeding pigeons in the Palmer Estate could lead to eviction, the letter said. Picture: Jonathan Brady/PA WIRE

Heavy-handed town hall officials made a bizarre threat to evict council tenants because they had been feeding pigeons.

Yesterday, 12:53
This Girl Can Islington launched in Sobell Leisure Centre last week

A “genuinely affordable” campaign has been launched to break down barriers women and girls face in getting exercise.

Yesterday, 12:23
Pentonville Prison (Picture: PA Wire)

One of Britain’s longest-serving murderers is the only man to have escaped from Pentonville prison in the last five years, a Gazette investigation has revealed.

Wed, 17:41
The planned facade of the development, the former North London mail sorting office

The firm behind the £400m Islington Square development has announced plans to build a luxury cinema where film fans can have three-course meals delivered directly to their seats.

Wed, 14:53
Bunhill Fields graveyard in Islington looking towards Featherstone Street

Islington Council is “disappointed” after Mayor of London Boris Johnson approved controversial plans to build two tower blocks by a historic Islington graveyard.

Wed, 12:49
Scene of the crash on the A107. Credit: @999London

Classmates of an Islington teenager who died in a high-speed police chase were today “in shock” at his death.

Wed, 10:37
Copenhagen Primary School children examine the artwork in Islington Museum

Primary school pupils have commemorated the Gallipoli Campaign in Islington Museum.

Tue, 21:57
The fomer People's Social Club premises in Holloway Road. Picture: Ken Mears

A popular former nightclub hoping to rebrand itself as a coffee shop was tonight refused a new licence after neighbours protested against debauchery on their doorsteps.

Sport

Yesterday, 13:00
Marlon Kizito, Islington BC

Islington BC teenager Marlon Kizito made an impressive return to the ring with a third-round stoppage on the club’s open show at the Boston Dome, Tufnell Park.

Yesterday, 12:00
Islington U11s

Mesdar Woldesus netted twice as a second-half blitz sealed top spot in the group for Islington Under-11s with a 7-3 victory against Tower Hamlets.

Yesterday, 11:26
Liverpool fans display signs protesting ticket prices in the stands at Arsenal before kick-off. Picture: Nick Potts

In our weekly Arsenal fan column, Layth Yousif celebrates a small victory against the club’s penny pinchers, but says there’s a long battle ahead.

Yesterday, 10:00
Anaconda Swimming Club's Elena Dewhurst

Anaconda SC pair Elena Dewhurst and Andrew Boadi are both among the county’s elite swimmers after scooping gold medals at the Middlesex Championships.

Yesterday, 09:54
Action from Regent's Park Rovers' (red) 4-0 victory over South London Sharks in the Jack Morgan Cup. Pic: Gavin Ellis/TGS Photo

El Valiente staged a superb comeback to squeeze into the next round of the Dickie Davies Cup after a 3-2 win over Bethune.

Yesterday, 05:28
Junior Gunners

Arsenal head up to Manchester United later this month for what is always one of the most eagerly awaited clashes of any season.

Tue, 14:41
Highgate Harriers' Oran Gallagher was fourth in the boys' Under-13 race. Pic: Dieter Perry

Highgate Harriers’ Under-11 boys romped to victory in round four of the North West London Young Athletes League at the Bannister Stadium on Saturday.

Tue, 10:02
Adam Voges in action for Australia

Middlesex have confirmed the return of Adam Voges as their overseas player – as well as appointing new captains for both of their limited-overs sides.

Arsenal's Mesut Ozil

Former Arsenal player Benik Afobe wants the North London giants to win the Premier League this season.

Entertainment

Yesterday, 17:26
Deadpool. Picture: Twentieth Century Fox Film Corporation

Its decision to break the fourth wall could backfire, but Marvel’s latest is a welcome apology for 2015’s awful Fantastic Four, says Michael Joyce.

Meru Expedition, Garwhal, India. Picture: Jimmy Chin

This documentary following three climbers trying to conquer the Meru Peak offers a wider look at the supercharged tedium of mountain climbing, says Michael Joyce.

Laurence Fox

The former Lewis star tells Alex Bellotti about playing the revolutionary Charles de Gaulle alongside Tom Conti.

Jack Black stars in Goosebumps. Picture: Sony Pictures Entertainment Inc.

Michael Joyce says this engaging romp through an iconic children’s book series could just do with a bit more originality.

Swim Deep

Ahead of a date at Tufnell Park Dome, keyboardist James Balmont talks to Alex Bellotti.

Escaped Alone by Caryl Churchill. Picture: Johan Persson

The brevity of Caryl Churchill’s latest work makes it hard to discover anything about its central female quartet, says Bridget Galton.

From left, Maddy Morgan and Rhiannon Faith. Photo: Roxanna Ross

Choreographer Rhiannon Faith is chatting happily on her mobile to me about her experimental performance piece.

The Lone Bellow. Picture: Steven Sebring

Greg Wetherall is bowled over by this rabble rousing round of country alt-rock.

Trumbo review: ‘Inherently dull’

Thursday, February 4, 2016
Bryan Cranston in Trumbo. Picture: Bleecker Street

Bryan Cranston is in enjoyable form in this easy critique of a shameful period in Hollywood history, says Michael Joyce.

The 33. Picture: Warner Bros. Pictures

This retelling of the 2010 Chilean mining disaster can only engage in very basic disaster movie terms, laments Michael Joyce.

Michael Caine and Harvey Keitel in Youth. Picture: Gianni Fiorito

Michael Caine is majestic in this somewhat half-formed ponderance on old age, writes Michael Joyce.

Howard Jones

A defining figure of ‘80s pop, Howard Jones is coming to the Union Chapel on Febuary 5. Promising an evening of songs, piano and stories, he talked to Alex Bellotti.

Rachel McAdams in Spotlight. Picture: Seacia Pavao

The best performances are the subtlest in this true newspaper story about exposing Catholic Church corruption, says Michael Joyce.

The of 4,000 Days at the Park Theatre. Picture: Rory Lindsay

The cast impress in this otherwise unevenly-paced show about a man who’s forgotten 11 years of his life, says Emily Govan.

Elizabeth Mansfield in The Restoration of Nell Gwynn. Picture: Anthony Robling

Bridget Galton looks at how the Lauderdale House resident, actress and royal mistress has inspired shows at The Park and Apollo theatres.

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