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With an increasing number of people trying to cope with London’s spiralling housing prices by moving into house shares with strangers, Splittable, a new app has been launched to ensure household expenses are divded equally.

Yesterday, 16:18
John La Rose (centre) with Linton Kwesi Johnson. Pic: Guy Farrar

Life and times of cultural and political icon John La Rose told at Islington Museum

Yesterday, 09:29
Dan and Jessica Jacobs have raised more than £12,000 in sponsorship for their London Marathon run

Charitable Islington runners are donning their jogging shorts tomorrow and tackling the London Marathon for a range of good causes.

Fri, 15:55
Brian Potter: 'A massive fudge'

Town hall figures ‘a massive fudge’ says campaigner

Phone thefts could be on the rise again

A spate of phone snatches in the borough has lead police to re-issue warnings over a crime that has plagued Islington for five years.

Fri, 09:08
Prime Minister David Cameron (left) and Mayor of London Boris Johnson with 3 year old Stephanie during a General Election campaign visit to Advantage Children's Day Nursery in Surbiton, Surrey. Photo: Chris Radburn/PA Wire

David Cameron is launching the Conservatives’ first English manifesto, with a promise of changes to ensure that English MPs have the final say on income tax rates in England.

Candidates for Islington North stand behind hustings chair Richard Rieser as the get ready to be grilled by the audience

Candidates put on the spot over nuclear weapons, the environment and inclusion in education

Sport

Thu, 19:04

Striker Lianne Sanderson is determined to play her part in recapturing a winning mentality at Arsenal Ladies in her second spell with the club.

Thu, 11:51
New Zealand's James Franklin bats

James Franklin is hopeful his bag of allsorts will give Middlesex plenty of options on the last stop of his cricketing journey.

Thu, 07:30
Zak Chelli

Times ABC’s Zak Chelli gained revenge for his controversial defeat by Ben Whittaker by scooping a gold medal at the GB Youth Three Nations Championship.

Arsenal fan Aarron Morgan shows off his International Masters belt at Emirates Stadium

Aarron Morgan believes he will benefit from being taken the distance in his successful International Masters light-middleweight title fight against Nodar Robakidze.

Wed, 17:27
London Blitz wide receiver Andrew Cropper in action against Bristol Aztecs. Pic: Phil Rocker

London Blitz brushed off an early setback to triumph 54-13 at Bristol Aztecs as they dominated in all three phases of the game.

Wed, 17:25
The Veras Academy squad in Sheffield

Veras Academy duo Ross Mathieu and Ben Pomeroy scooped gold medals at the English Karate Federation Championships in Sheffield last weekend.

Wed, 17:00
Mark Sumray, the director of Benham & Reeves' Highgate office, hands over this season's sponsored shirt to North Middlesex's first-team captain Tom Nicoll. Pic: Tony Gay

North Middlesex captain Tom Nicoll is hoping to take last season’s momentum into the new campaign, which starts on May 9, and push into the top three spots.

Entertainment

Yesterday, 09:04

The final act of Peter Hamilton’s trilogy is admirably idealistic, but too indulgent, says Greg Wetherall.

Thu, 09:10
Jamie Charles

Actor Jamie Charles dreamt of being a footballer, but ended up breaking new ground in Sky’s new hit comedy, finds Alex Bellotti.

Mon, 16:02
Made in Brasil Boteco offers a south American take on tapas Pic: Felipe Goncalves

Tasty Brazilian take on Spanish classic

Sunday, April 19, 2015
Andrew O'Neill

An embodiment of the ‘outsider artist’, comedian Andrew O’Neill’s latest show draws on his metalhead knowledge, says Alex Bellotti.

Friday, April 17, 2015
A platter of Bunsmiths food at the Sebright Arms

New food brand at Haggerston boozer brings restaurant quality food with a pub price tag

Friday, April 17, 2015
Will Ferrell and Steve Carell (pictured appearingon  the New Year's Eve Graham Norton Show) are just two Second City alumnis. Picture: PA/Yui Mok

Second City has built a reputation in America for producing its best comedians for over 50 years. Now, it is making its UK debut at Angel Comedy Club, finds Alex Bellotti.

Wednesday, April 15, 2015
Alan Gilbert conducts the New York Philharmonic in Mahler 9 at Barbican Centre, Picture: Chris Lee

Alongside a headline performance of Stravinsky’s Petrushka, a week long collaboration between London and New York will see compositions written by young pen pals performed.

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