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Heavy traffic contributes to air pollution.

Eight per cent of Islington deaths caused by smog

Air pollution has killed 84 people in the borough in four years, according to Public Health England.

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Children from Gillespie Primary School with their winning Easter Eggs 04.04.14. Pictured front left Marwa (Yr 1) and right Libby (Yr 2) with the other prize winners from reception Ruby and Ahmed, Yr 1 Isla, Yr 2 Inigo, Yr 3 Edie and Rosie, Yr 4 Aisha and Zarrin, Yr 5 Faduma and Sissy and Yr 6 Issy and Jannat. Pictured with Headteacher Mark Owen.

Islington youngsters decorate World Cup themed eggs for Easter

Pupils at Gillespie Primary School in Highbury decorated eggs themed on the football World Cup and countries of the world to celebrate Easter.

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Tom Hickox

Highbury-born talent who turned his back on classical path to be next Leonard Cohen

Son of leading conductor is on track to fulfil dream and see his name in lights as a singer

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CHRISTIAN BALE as Batman in Warner Bros. Pictures’ and Legendary Pictures’ action thriller “THE DARK KNIGHT RISES,” a Warner Bros. Pictures release. TM & © DC Comics.

Plans to turn Islington’s Farmiloe building into offices given green light

A landmark Victorian warehouse which has been used to film blockbuster movies including The Dark Knight and Inception, is set to be turned into offices and shops.

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Number 90

Restaurant review: Number 90, E9

If ever there was an example of Hackney Wick’s transformation from warehouse wasteland to a buzzing cultural hub, bar and restaurant, Number 90 is it.

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You could win two members tickets and a three course lunch at Royal Windsor Horse Show 2014.

Win two members tickets and a three course lunch at Royal Windsor Horse Show

As far as venues in the South East go, it’s up there with the most spectacular and it won’t be long before the gates of Windsor Castle are thrown open.

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The pop-up will mark Record Store Day, which is on Saturday (Picture: Mike Lawrie/Getty Images)

World’s smallest disco to open in Stoke Newington

Two musicians behind the ‘90s hit Brimful of Asha are launching the world’s smallest disco in Stoke Newington this weekend.

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