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12:02
The girls after their success at the regional finals

An all expenses trip to Abu Dhabi is at stake on Wednesday when a team of girls from the Dania primary school on Northampton Road travel to the final of a Formula 1 design competition.

10:06
Cllrs Richard Watts and Kaya Comer-Schwartz

Earlier this week, a father and son walk through an Islington park. They see a man with a loaf of bread, feeding ducks in a pond. The boy is curious. The father asks the man if his son can take a slice. They get chatting. The bread man asks the father where he is from. Syria, he replies. He is one of a handful of refugees to have recently fled the turmoil of his home country to make a new home in Islington. The bread man, with tears in his eyes, says: “I want you to know how welcome you are here.”

14:03
The chocolate shop in Camden Passage

Got a sweet tooth? Look no further than Camden Passage, home to world- famous chocolatier Paul Young’s first ever store.

Yesterday, 15:00
Children play in the street at the recent event

Play time brought traffic to a stand still on June 24 as Thornhill Primary school shut off a section of Lofting Road in Barnsbury to give its pupils a play time to remember.

Yesterday, 13:00
Love doctor Cate Mackenzie

Love doctor Cate Mackenzie has been teaching singletons the art of romance in her energetic workshops at the The Joker of Penton Street pub.

Yesterday, 11:00
Islington Giving supporters 'Walk the Line' and learn more about their borough

Islington’s rich/poor divide is well documented - but the Islington Giving charity has helped 60 people see that for themselves.

Yesterday, 10:31
The orchestra outside St Mary Brookfield Church in Tuffnell Park

The London Medical Orchestra raised £2,000 for the Islington Centre for Refugees and Migrants when it played in Tufnell Park on Sunday.

Yesterday, 07:00
Jeremy Corbyn leaves his Holloway home yesterday morning: Lauren Hurley/PA Wire

Councillors from Islington Labour Group are facing allegations that it doesn’t support Jeremy Corbyn’s leadership of the party.

Wed, 17:30
The team at Cobble Lane Cured

Usually, cured meats such as ham, salami and bresoala are associated with our European counterparts.

Sport

Yesterday, 12:00
Dawid Malan hits out for Middlesex. Pic: Gavin Ellis/TGS Photo

Skipper Dawid Malan believes Middlesex’s NatWest T20 Blast campaign is gathering pace after they recorded back-to-back wins for the first time this season.

Yesterday, 07:11
Isledon Wolves player Ethan Irvine (right) and coach Adrian Daley celebrate cup success in 2013

A decade strewn with silverware is not an achievement to be overlooked – but there are other means of gauging success at Isledon Wolves.

Wed, 16:50
Middlesex's Toby Roland-Jones

It’s always great to see two young guys come together in a partnership like Nick Gubbins and Steve Eskinazi did this week against Lancashire.

Wed, 16:00
Islington side Access2Sports Under-16s, who won the Community Basketball League play-off final

Islington’s emerging basketball stars completed a double as both of their teams were crowned Community Basketball League champions at the play-off finals weekend.

Wed, 15:24
Fusion FC coaches Sarah Cleary (left) and Carrie-Anne Layton (right) with girls at the weekly coaching sessions at Market Road

The new Camden & Islington Girls’ League is to be launched in September following a successful series of weekly coaching sessions at Market Road.

Wed, 12:58
Arsenal's Asisat Oshoala

Arsenal Ladies boss Pedro Martinez Losa is backing Asisat Oshoala to be a long-term success despite a slow start to her Gunners career.

Wed, 07:07
Highgate captain Jake Sharland

Highgate captain Jake Sharland wants his side to forget about results and focus on enjoying the game as they attempt to turn their season around.

Tue, 10:13
North Middlesex's Connor Nurse took 4-20 against league leaders Ealing but was less successful when he opened the batting, being bowled first ball. Pic: Max Flego

North Middlesex find themselves just one point above the relegation zone in the Premier Division of the Middlesex County League after their latest failure with the bat resulted in a defeat against leaders Ealing.

Thursday, June 23, 2016
Middlesex's Dawid Malan

Skipper Dawid Malan struck an unbeaten half-century to lead Middlesex to a thrilling victory over Somerset in a rain-reduced T20 clash at Lord’s.

Entertainment

The Book Club will become Absolutely Fabulous. Picture: David Appleby

Sweetie darlings, prepare yourselves, because beloved 90s sitcom Absolutely Fabulous is finally hitting the big screen – and to celebrate, one Shoreditch bar is getting in the Bolly for a takeover night.

Jessica Regan and Michelle Terry as Montjoy and King Henry. Picture: Johan Persson

Shakespeare’s ever-topical examination of national identity and international relationships feels extraordinarily pertinent right now.

Caoilfhionn Dunne (Woman) and Jack Farthing (Andrew) in Wild at Hampstead Theatre. Picture: Stephen Cummiskey

A clever black comedy echoes the Edward Snowdon case but despite a stunning set fails to animate its arguments says Bridget Galton.

Hodan Omar. Picture: Caroline Irby

Imogen Blake hears from UK refugees, who share their traumatic experiences for Islington art show.

The Tallis Scholars. Picture: Eric Richmond

Peter Phillips has spent 40 years perfecting the Tallis Scholar’s distinctive rich polyphonic purr to run like a well oiled machine.

Antoine Carabinier-Lépine performs with a Cyr Wheel as part of the Barbu acrobatic troupe. Picture: David Jensen

Have you ever had a dream where a physically ripped Brian Blessed-lookalike Morris dances balletically in front of you? How about four of them?

The outdoor spa pool at Moddershall Oaks

Imogen Blake travelled to a blissful five-star Staffordshire spa retreat, where she discovered that chocolate can actually be good for you...

Imogen Blake reviewed Enoteca Da Luca in Old Street

The middle of a new corporate development just steps away from the traffic-clogged Old Street Roundabout is as far removed from Tuscany’s olive groves and undulating landscape as you can get – but the dishes served up at this branch of Enoteca da Luca immediately whisk you away to those sun-drenched valleys.

Elisabeth Moss in Queen of Earth

Queen of Earth is a drama about two friends who don’t like each other.

Central Intelligence

The Rock is an inspired choice as a Disney princess inside a Terminator’s shell in Central Intelligence.

Notes on Blindness

In 1983 the theologian John Hull went blind just before the birth of his second child.

Emeka and Ifeyinwa Frederick

While many cuisines from far-flung places across the world are becoming staple fodder for the London foodie scene, Nigeria is still one country which is firmly under the radar.

Plants And Animals - Waltzed In From The Rumbling

A shape-shifting, intimate and multi-faceted record to quietly beguile.

Barry Ferns

A popular pub known for its live music gigs was put up for sale by its owner after struggling financially – so far, so familiar.

Paul Holt, creative Director of N1 Garden Centre preparing for Grow London

London’s contemporary garden fair returns to Hampstead Heath this week with exhibitors from near and far and a busy programme of talks, demos and classes; from how to sow seeds to making your own herbal remedies.

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