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16:40
Jeremy Corbyn gets shown how to fix a cracked phone screen

Jeremy Corbyn took a seat next to some Islington teenagers last week to learn how to fix cracked phone screens.

13:42
Emergency services and displaced commuters outside Caledonian Road and Barnsbury station (Picture: Sam Gelder)

A 15-year-old boy has been charged with attempted murder after a man was stabbed on the platform of Caledonian Road and Barnsbury Overground station on Thursday.

13:37
Masjid Al-risaalah mosque and Islington Islamic Centre. (Picture: Google Maps).

A man has been charged with attempted murder after a stabbing outside a mosque in Parkhurst Road last week.

12:31
Cllr Diarmaid Ward, Islington's housing leader, back left, with Islington Council leader Richard Watts, back right, and new tenants in the council housing in King Henry's Walk, Canonbury

As the UK’s most densely populated borough, Islington is particularly exposed to London’s housing crisis. It means the council is getting creative with its locations for new houses.

16:11
Arlington Square in Islington. (Picture: Google Maps).

Two teenagers were stabbed in an Islington square on Wednesday night.

Yesterday, 09:00
Islington Gazette: August 29, 1986

Daredevil Gooners seeking a bird’s eye view of Arsenal games were warned they were dicing with death.

Sunday, August 28, 2016
Peter and Alan Arthy at the Mears Group HQ in Caledonian Road

“I was 14 and the career officer came round. He said to me ‘right you’ve got three options; making women’s handbags, a dustman or a painter and decorator’.”

Friday, August 26, 2016
Fabric nightclub in Charterhouse Street. Picture: Polly Hancock

Embattled Farringdon nightclub Fabric is “a safe haven for the supply and consumption of illegal drugs” with lax security, licensing chiefs will be told on September 6.

Sport

13:15
Highgate captain Jake Sharland was dismissed for a duck in their defeat to Brondesbury on Saturday. Pic: Max Flego

Highgate skipper Jake Sharland expects no favours from neighbours Hornsey when his side attempt to clinch survival by beating them in Saturday’s derby showdown.

07:11
Mesut Ozil (left) and Alexis Sanchez celebrate at Vicarage Road as Watford's Jose Holebas looks on

OK Arsenal fans, you can come out now…for the time being at least. The dismantling of Watford on Saturday evoked distant, pre-navel gazing memories of how things used to before Arsenal scrutiny became ‘hip’ in the football industry.

Friday, August 26, 2016
Middlesex bowler Tim Murtagh

With just a month of the season remaining, Middlesex appear better-placed to become county champions than at any time since their last title 23 years ago.

Friday, August 26, 2016
Watford midfielder Etienne Capoue

The match stats team at bettingexpert pored over the recent history of league contests between Arsenal and Watford – who meet at Vicarage Road on Saturday – and discovered that, while the Gunners secured a 3-0 win in the corresponding fixture last term, all of their goals came in the second half.

Thursday, August 25, 2016
Times ABC's Jules Philips. Pic: Dieter Perry

Islington super-bantamweight Jules Phillips is getting ready to go to war – four months after leaving the Army behind.

Thursday, August 25, 2016

London Blitz chairman Henry Charlton-Weedy is determined to make amends for last year’s BritBowl defeat to London Warriors when the teams clash again in the end-of-season showpiece.

Wednesday, August 24, 2016
Arsenal promo

Here’s your chance to see the likes of Thierry Henry, Robert Pires and Freddie Ljungberg pull on the Arsenal shirt just one more time.

Tuesday, August 23, 2016
Sandun Dias hit 85 for Highgate. Pic: Max Flego

Highgate hauled themselves out of the drop zone again as the weather helped them to secure a narrow victory at Enfield in Division Two of the Middlesex County League.

Tuesday, August 23, 2016
Jordan Gregory bowls for North London. Pic: Max Flego

North London skipper Sam Bardon is optimistic that victories in the two remaining games will give his side a good chance of promotion from Middlesex County League Division Three.

Entertainment

Groundhog Day at the Old Vic. Picture. Manuel Harlan.

The high-speed lyrical wit and richly layered variations means it will – appropriately enough – reward endless repeat trips.

The London Rebel Choir. Picture: Benjamin Till.

Benjamin Till’s fourth album, The Pepys Motet, is based on the work of the diarist and is due to be released on September 2.

Marco Polo: An Untold Love Story at the Shaw Theatre

The Philippines and UK celebrate 70 years of diplomatic relations, and the Shaw Thearre’s Marco Polo charts the explorers journey

Elvis Presley's '68 Comeback Special leather outfit.

Despite not growing up with Elvis on her musical radar, Zoey Goto has devoted the past two and a half years to finding out about his style

Brass (Copywright: National Youth Theatre)

The National Youth Theatre’s production Brass at the Hackney Empire, tells of a brass band who sign up, and the women they leave behind.

War Dogs. Picture: Warner Bros. Entertainment.

Jonah Hill and Miles Teller star in War Dogs, a black comedy about two gunrunners who made a fortune procuring weapons for the US military

Glass Animals' new album How To Be a Human Being is out August 26. Picture: Neil Krug.

Discovered by Paul Epworth, Joe Seaward of Glass Animals speaks to Zoe Paskett about their latest album, How To Be a Human Being

Julietta

Pedro Almodovar returns to the screen in Julieta, based on short stories by Nobel prize winner Alice Munro.

Jazz Verse Jukebox. Picture: Sharron Wallace.

Intertwining music and poetry, Jazz Verse Jukebox has a strong track record of pushing musical boundaries.

Steel magnolias  LHPHOTOSHOTS

It may be widely known as a film, but Steel Magnolias translates well to the intimate setting of The Hope Theatre.

Angel Canal Festival 2015

Local residents are being encouraged to explore Islington’s waterworks as part of the 30th Angel Canal Festival.

Mottram Hall

The delights of Mottram Hall’s luxury hotel and spa are just a two hour train ride away from London.

childhood of a leader

Childhood of a Leader, starring Berenice Bejo, Robert Pattinson and Liam Cunningham, is not easy, but you rise to the challenge.

Lights out (Copywright: Warner Bros. Pictures)

It’s predictable (though with the occasional inversion of audience expectations) and scares are carefully rationed out

Food at Santo Remedio

“You’re going to be ok, it’s like eating peanuts,” my friend coaxed me, as I contemplated spooning the grasshoppers past my lips, which were on top of the guacamole sitting in front of me in Santo Remedio.

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