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Yesterday, 18:32

A “reckless” pair who tried to steal two mopeds in Old Street were arrested all the way out in Essex, after a dramatic chase which saw cops on the ground guided by their colleagues in a helicopter.

Yesterday, 17:45

Seven Sisters Road was taped off this afternoon after a collision.

Yesterday, 14:26

Two young moped riders who crashed in Finsbury Park on Tuesday morning are recovering from their injuries.

Yesterday, 08:17

Council bosses are set to approve an affordable workspace strategy to support small businesses.

Yesterday, 07:31

Frightened tenants in a south Islington estate say outdoor lighting failures are making it a “burglar’s paradise”.

Wed, 15:00

Protesting Brexit. Quizzing politicians over cycle lanes. Speaking out against cuts to school funding. Joining thousands of campaigners to elect and support a Labour leader who has given the party its biggest shakeup in a generation.

Wed, 14:55

A newly-opened academy is set to lose out the most in the government’s National Funding Formula, according to predicted data.

Wed, 13:27

In a weekly feature, we profile and champion a fascinating shop or company doing business here in Islington. This week, we visited a new cafe in Pentonville Road battling the botched financial system minute by minute.

Wed, 13:15

The life’s work of Islington’s Beryl Vosburgh, one of the first specialist antique photographica collectors in London, will go on auction next month.

Sport

00:01

Arsenal, Queens Park Rangers, Tottenham Hotspur and West Ham United are among 14 London clubs taking part in Amnesty International UK’s second ‘Football Welcomes initiative this weekend’.

Yesterday, 19:24

Good news for Arsenal fans travelling to Atletico Madrid. Bigwigs at the club have decided to subsidise tickets for the Europa League semi-final second leg away in the Spanish capital.

Yesterday, 18:44

All Guns Blazing guest columnist Rosie Tudball raises an issue which has had loyal Arsenal fans fuming ahead of the eagerly-awaited tie with Atletico Madrid in the Europa League semi-final.

Yesterday, 18:37

Arsene Wenger has revealed Arsenal have offered a “long-term” contract to Jack Wilshere and that his future will be decided before the World Cup.

Yesterday, 14:00

Angel BC’s Medi Ikoka enjoyed a winning debut on the Lion BC show in Hackney at the weekend.

Yesterday, 14:00

Chestertons, one of London’s top estate agents, are giving away 1,000 tickets to see a historic match at Lord’s to celebrate its new sponsorship of the Middlesex women’s cricket team.

The impressive Arsenal Women’s team eased past Reading Women 3-1 in an enthralling match at Meadow Park on Wednesday evening. Read on to find out which Gunners players impressed

Wed, 16:00

Eoin Morgan has reiterated his desire to win back a place in Middlesex’s Specsavers County Championship side for the first time in almost three years.

Wed, 14:00

Islington Boxing Club had another busy weekend of action with fighters celebrating success on different shows.

Entertainment

Yesterday, 11:10

Five star review for English National Ballet’s showcase of American dance

Emma Bartholomew and her family visit Hot Stone in Chapel Market where you cook your main course on sizzling slabs of volcanic magma

“Perhaps only in Britain could one succeed in writing a thriller about the weather,” observed David Haig who both wrote and stars in this little-known true story about D-Day.

New play Boots follows two women’s effect on each other’s lives. Zoe Paskett talks to playwrights Jessica Butcher from Clapton and Sacha Voit from Camden and actor Illona Linthwaite

Emma Bartholomew and her family try the “bottomless roast” at the revamped, and renamed, Elephant’s Head

United Chip is the trendiest - and tastiest - fish and chip shop I’ve ever been to.

London Marathon is fast approaching and you’ve been training for months. But, as with any big event, it’s just the beginning of your fitness journey. Islington personal trainer Nancy Best gives you some tips on staying motivated after the run

Hackney songwriter, producer and talent developer Darren Martyn has spent two thirds of his life in music. Now he is publishing a book to share his expertise and experience

Sharon D Clarke’s formidable Caroline inhabits a basement laundry that she compares to hell or being underwater. Trudging between washer and dryer, she wonders how she wound up so tired and downtrodden at 39

The story sees Turner Prize-winning YBA artist Simon Dykes wake up after a wild night of drugs, booze and sex to find himself and his girlfriend have become apes, running at the Arcola until April 21

Part parable, part social satire, Self’s deadpan novel, written in his famously convoluted style, explores the whimsical premise that apes are the dominant species with humans our endangered cousins.

The New York outfit’s sophomore record sets the ‘Beans on course for great things.

Radici is the perfect spot to while away the weekend hours finds Emma Bartholomew - especially with bottomless prosecco at £15.

Any body who is anybody will soon walk through the door of The Blues Kitchen’s new basement venue, opening at the end of March

Through the show “we examine how the four walls of the hospitals where people were locked away from society are now being replaced with the four walls of people’s bedrooms, as they have a lack of opportunities for engagement or support.”

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