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Yesterday, 17:00

The woman who had her laptop stolen by a moped rider while sitting in an Archway cafe has spoken of her shock, saying she had already moved seats because she was worried about thieves.

Yesterday, 16:46

Wondering what the weather has in store for us this weekend? Watch our three-minute Met Office video forecast.

Yesterday, 14:00

Four police officers who followed Henry Hicks before his fatal crash have been acquitted in a gross misconduct hearing.

Yesterday, 13:50

To mark the centenary of the October Revolution, the Gazette looks back at a “way-out” church in De Beauvoir that hosted Lenin, Stalin and Trotsky for a crucial conference – and put the Bolsheviks on the road to power.

Yesterday, 10:45

Jeremy Corbyn reunited with his old Islington colleague Chris Smith on Wednesday. The Labour leader presented his friend with a lifetime achievement award for his contribution to LGBT equality.

Yesterday, 10:20

An anonymous witness has described how a young father had a row over a smuggled parcel with one of his alleged killers the day before he was stabbed to death at Pentonville Prison in Caledonian Road.

Yesterday, 09:50

Are you suffering a burning injustice? This man wants to hear about it.

Yesterday, 08:53

Islington Council has launched its “fair” energy company – which it says could save people up to £277 a year on their bills.

Thu, 17:56

Islington’s Working Chance – the UK’s only charity helping women with criminal convictions find jobs – has been given £117,000 to pay for a new recruitment worker.

Sport

10:09

Alexander’s eyes darted around as he spoke. He was young but had experienced a lot in his three decades.

“I was born in Belgrade”, he said. “I have never moved from my homeland. But I have lived in four countries in my life.”

Yugoslavia, Serbia and Montenegro as the Former Republic of Yugoslaiva, then Serbia and Montenegro, before simply Serbia.

Arsenal performed a classic European smash and grab with a late goal from Olivier Giroud to beat Red Star Belgrade 1-0 in the frenzied Rajko Mitic Stadium.

Thu, 17:00

Various talented teenagers secure triumphs at number of local events

Thu, 14:00

Local club get some support from West Ham ABC to enjoy their visit to the Infinity Hotel

Thu, 11:00

Marc Stocking challenges youngster to cut out silly mistakes, but overall pleased with his side

Thu, 09:00

Middlesex FA match official Jawahir Roble collected her FA Respect Match Official of the Year award when the ceremony was held earlier this month.

Wed, 10:00

Talented duo to head to southern hemisphere for Tri-Series next month

Tue, 18:29

Middlesex County Cricket Club have responded to the controversial decision to deduct the club two points that effectively relegated them from Division One of the county championship.

Tue, 16:12

Decision to dock Middlesex two points for slow over rate at Surrey in August stands

Entertainment

Friday, October 13, 2017

Hair’s themes are as potent now as they ever were: gender equality, lgbtqia rights, race equality and the threat of being dragged into a war nobody wants a part in. The first words you hear come from the mouth of Donald Trump. So yes, it is definitely still relevant.

Joseph Morpurgo’s Hammerhead is couched as the televised post-show discussion for an obscenely indulgent vanity project based on Frankenstein.

Starring Martin Freeman, Tamsin Greig and Rachael Sterling

Mike Bartlett’s marital break-up thriller Doctor Foster has had the nation gripped these past weeks. Actress Victoria Hamilton tells Bridget Galton that his latest work is a Chekhovian play probing British identity in the wake of the Brexit vote

Producer Katy Lipson tells Zoe Paskett about the 50th anniversary production of Hair: The Musical and its legacy, and following in Sonia Friedman’s footsteps

Emma Youle visits Jerkmaica for generous and succulent chicken and tender goat curry

Armando Iannucci’s black comedy stars Steve Buscemi, Jeffrey Tambor, Jason Isaacs, Andrea Riseborough, Michael Palin and Rupert Friend...speaking in absurdly different accents

The British Library is looking back through the archives with a new exhibition tracing the evolution of sound technology and the influence it has had on our lives

Marrying dense narrative with evocative arrangements, Gathering is an artistic triumph.

A white-faced performer emerges from a suitcase to tell a tall tale about a girl who lies.

Set in what looks to be a surprisingly dingy basement flat in north London, six ghastly middle class liberal intelligentsia characters (and a banker) bicker about how ghastly the middle class liberal intelligentsia (and bankers) are

Andaz manages to retain an independent feel and avoids falling into the uniform aesthetic that many chains have

Little Social is being transformed into a forest lodge every three months to celebrate the best of Canadian cuisine. Emma Bartholomew tries it out with a north American friend

“You can only despise your own voters for so long. They will judge you as you judge them, measure for measure.”

Actress and campaigner Natasha Langridge tells Bridget Galton why performing her monologue In Memory of Leaves on a barge at Camden Lock and Hackney Wick will focus minds on London’s social housing crisis

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