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14:28

A Holloway arts charity is fundraising to build a recording studio and permanent workspace.

10:31

King’s Cross was once a hotspot for crack cocaine and prostitution – now an independent study (albeit one commissioned by a developer) has concluded that flattening and rebuilding it has been good for the area.

10:19

A housing association that has suggested demolishing a historic Islington estate because it has “too many” damp homes could not say how many were actually affected at a shambolic public meeting.

09:27

The Gazette has exposed a number of care home horror shows in Islington this year. So it’s a refreshing change to report on a home which is performing “outstandingly” well.

Yesterday, 18:09

Believe it or not, it’s a year since the town hall and the Gazette asked you to nominate Islington’s biggest community champions for the 2017 civic awards.

Yesterday, 14:15

A soldier from Highbury has been honoured 100 years after winning the Victoria Cross for “bravery under heavy fire” in the First World War.

Yesterday, 11:55

Weekend blizzards made work for young snowman builders in Highbury Fields – and street gritters on the borough’s road network.

Yesterday, 09:55

Detectives investigating the alleged rape of a woman have released CCTV footage of two men they wish to speak to.

Yesterday, 08:44

Islington Council is considering the future of McDonald’s restaurants across the borough after a woman wearing a hijab was refused service in the Seven Sisters Road branch in Holloway.

Sport

Yesterday, 14:36

Arsenal have been drawn in the Europa League round of 32 against the team taking Sweden by storm – and their English manager is delighted.

Yesterday, 13:37

Arsenal have been drawn to play in northern Sweden against Ostersunds FK in the Europa League round of 32 knockout stage. But how much do you know about them?

Yesterday, 12:32

Arsenal have been drawn against Östersunds FK in the Europa League draw as they attempt to emulate Manchester United’s success in winning the trophy last season.

Sunday, December 10, 2017

With the travel chaos caused through snowstorms and artic-like conditions read how one intrepid Arsenal fan – Danny Coyle, aka Grampian Gooner – made it from Scotland to the south coast for the game at Southampton on Sunday.

Sunday, December 10, 2017

Arsene Wenger lamented another sluggish start that led to Arsenal dropping points for a second week in succession following a 1-1 draw at Southampton.

Sunday, December 10, 2017

Olivier Giroud climbed off the bench to rescue a point for Arsenal at Southampton.

Saturday, December 9, 2017

Arsenal may have beaten BATE Borisov 6-0 on Thursday and Huddersfield Town 5-0 nine days ago but sandwiched in between was a 3-1 loss to Jose Mourinho’s Manchester United on Saturday.

Saturday, December 9, 2017

With the NBA London 2018 clash between Boston Celtics and Philadelphia 76ers at the O2 Arena only a month away, excitement is growing on the other side of the Atlantic.

Saturday, December 9, 2017

Arsenal boss Arsene Wenger has hailed Jack Wilshere after another superb performance this in after he also scored his first goal for the club for two years in the 6-0 Europa League rout of BATE Borisov.

Entertainment

Yesterday, 21:59

Emma Bartholomew takes her three children for a fun city break at Le Méridien Barcelona where they stay in one of the newly revamped family rooms.

This is wholesome, traditional, uplifting, entertaining and highly recommended

The Homerton performer’s show is back for a week in December, with a modern and “ridiculous” retelling of the New Testament

Christmas can be a difficult time for care leavers, says Lemn Sissay. That’s why he decided to start organising Christmas dinners for them

Expect a fun-filled, frothy, festive, feel-good, fab-time show at the Hackney Attic

‘Between light and shadow, science and superstition, fear and knowledge is a dimension of imagination. An area we call the Twilight Zone.’

Hackney resident and OperaUpClose artistic director Robin Norton-Hale talks about her feminist reimagining of Tchaikovsky’s Eugene Onegin

Oh hi Mark. This film is exceptionally entertaining and frequently hilarious

Emma D’Arcy talks to Zoe Paskett about the return of Callisto: a queer epic to the Arcola Theatre

Hampstead actor James Corrigan plays Mark Antony in Julius Caesar as part of the RSC’s Rome Season at the Barbican

The best family entertainment across north and east London this Christmas

Essex Road IV exhibition returns to Tintype gallery, with films from eight artists about the area

It’s that time of year again when the rooftop at the Queen of Hoxton undergoes a transformation.

Emma Bartholomew tries out the ice rink and street food at Skylight - which is perhaps the only bar in London where you can skate.

126 films have been selected from the 2,600 entered and are all on show over the 10 day festival

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