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For most of us, Christmas is about spending time with loved ones and indulging ourselves – but for some, it brings an acute feeling of loneliness.

Wondering what the weather has in store for us this weekend? Watch our three-minute Met Office video forecast.

Yesterday, 16:09

Police investigating a rape in Finsbury Park have made two arrests.

Yesterday, 16:00

Meg Howarth is a relentless Islington campaigner and prolific Gazette letter writer. It got us thinking – who is she?

Yesterday, 12:00

Foster carer Chris Meadows has been awarded an MBE after 30 years of service in Islington.

Yesterday, 09:29

A London black cab co-operative is offering free rides to Homerton Hospital over Christmas, to support families with loved ones who are ill.

Yesterday, 09:00

Archway Market is planning a permanent move into the newly pedestrianised town centre.

Thu, 17:31

Controversial bike markings painted in “door zones” along Central Street in Finsbury have been removed after campaigners said they put riders’ lives in danger.

Thu, 16:21

Council chiefs ignored campaigners’ pleas and decided to shut a care home after finding residents there hadn’t been bathed in months.

Sport

Arsenal beat Newcastle United 1-0 in a dull and uninspired performance at the Emirates on Saturday.

10:15

Steve Smith and Mitch Marsh’s triple-century stand piled on the Perth misery to leave England on the brink of losing the Ashes.

08:20

Arsenal take on Sunderland in the quarter-finals of the FA Women’s Super League Continental Tyres Cup on Sunday in the hope of replicating their 3-0 victory over the Black Cats in November.

03:42

Gunners legend Bob Wilson has hailed the work of The Arsenal Foundation in an interview with the Islington Gazette ahead of the annual tradition where players and staff – including boss Arsene Wenger – contribute a day’s wages to the cause.

Yesterday, 13:30

Lisa Wilson spoke of her late son Tom’s decision to donate his organs this week as health secretary Jeremy Hunt launched a new opt-out plan in England, writes Lee Power.

Yesterday, 11:35

For this week’s Friday Q&A we have an old school Arsenal fan and passionate Trade Unionist Frank Radcliffe. There can’t be many Gooners still attending who went to the Winterslag away game but loyal Frank was one of them. Read on for his strong views on the club – as well as being held up at gunpoint as an innocent bystander by German police after Sergio Tacchini gear disappeared on a pre-season trip to Bochum in the 1980s...

Yesterday, 10:36

England failed to cash in on centuries from Middlesex’s Dawid Malan and Jonny Bairstow as familiar problems persisted on a fluctuating second day in the third Ashes Test.

Yesterday, 09:35

Arsenal boss Arsene Wenger has given his weekly press conference at London Colney. Read on for his views on injuries ahead of Newcastle United, the Arsenal Foundation, the latest on Jack WIlshere, Mesut Ozil and Alexis Sanchez’s contract situation and much more.

Thu, 16:30

Islington Boxing Club fielded 13 fighters in their second open home show of the season at Tufnell Park’s Boston Dome last Wednesday evening.

Entertainment

Thu, 12:00

131 exhibitors are participating in this year’s modern and contemporary art festival

Richard Jones delivers a hypnotic production. It’s very much an ensemble effort as a cast of nine actors present storylines in the show’s trade-mark heightened style

Cornwall theatre company Kneehigh returns to Shoreditch Town Hall with their production of The Tin Drum. Director Mike Shepherd fills us in

At times it was impossible to hear the dialogue as members of the audience were crying with laughter

Martin Morales’ book explores the ancient culinary traditions of his native Peru. He tells Emma Bartholomew there’s plenty more to unearth in the future

Nearly a decade after plans for Principal Place were mooted, some of the massive development between Norton Folgate, Curtain Road and Worship Street has finally been built – and tapas restaurant Camino is one of the first businesses to open there.

Emma Bartholomew stays at Cove Cottages in St Agnes with her family, where they take surf lessons en masse in the bay right below

Emma Bartholomew takes her three children for a fun city break at Le Méridien Barcelona where they stay in one of the newly revamped family rooms.

This is wholesome, traditional, uplifting, entertaining and highly recommended

The Homerton performer’s show is back for a week in December, with a modern and “ridiculous” retelling of the New Testament

Christmas can be a difficult time for care leavers, says Lemn Sissay. That’s why he decided to start organising Christmas dinners for them

Expect a fun-filled, frothy, festive, feel-good, fab-time show at the Hackney Attic

‘Between light and shadow, science and superstition, fear and knowledge is a dimension of imagination. An area we call the Twilight Zone.’

Hackney resident and OperaUpClose artistic director Robin Norton-Hale talks about her feminist reimagining of Tchaikovsky’s Eugene Onegin

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