Yesterday, 15:29

Islington North MP Jeremy Corbyn today said Jamal Mahmoud’s killing at Pentonville Prison is a “tragic warning lesson” – and criticised government “under-funding” of the Caledonian Road jail.

Yesterday, 15:02

Police swarmed Holloway Road this afternoon as a 19-year-old man was arrested on suspicion of terror offences.

Yesterday, 12:30

Archeologists have incredibly discovered remains of up to 2,000 people dating back to the 16th century at a Finsbury building site, the Gazette can today reveal.

Yesterday, 07:00

Islington legend Joe Orton had a younger sister, Leonie. As she releases a memoir dealing with their relationship she opens up to Nick Tyrrell

Thu, 15:45

Twenty-eight young people were sexually exploited in Islington last year. The figures were presented to Islington Council’s health and wellbeing board yesterday afternoon.

Thu, 11:58

A 63-year-old newsagent scared off two soldiers who were allegedly trying to rob her at gunpoint.

Thu, 10:24

The inmate who was stabbed to death at Pentonville Prison has been named as 21-year-old father Jamal Mahmoud.

Thu, 09:24

The Gazette hunts high and low each week to bring you news of the most interesting and unusual new businesses in Islington. This week we speak to a music teacher who’s taking a different approach.

Thu, 07:00

It may not be the most attractive building, but 55-61 Brewery Road in Holloway is still home to 300 worshippers at York Way Masjid. With demolition on the cards, director Mukhtar Osman asks James Morris: ‘Where else is there?’


Yesterday, 07:30

Unbeaten Archway light-middleweight Tony Milch intends to demonstrate his championship credentials when he returns to the ring at York Hall next month.

Yesterday, 07:15

On paper at least, the Gunners face a fairly straightforward contest against a misfiring Middlesbrough side at the Emirates on Saturday. Indeed, William Hill’s 12/1 odds, posted in favour of an away win, provide a clear indication of the strength of Arsenal’s favouritism.

Thu, 08:00

Islington BC’s Jerome Campbell praised his coaching team after reaching the last four of the National Development Championship with a confident display on Sunday.

Thu, 07:15

Oleg Yurkevyah and Constantin Tronciu both netted hat-tricks for Niva FC as they thrashed Wounded Knee 8-0 in the Hackney & Leyton League Premier Division.

Wed, 21:51

Arsenal’s first match against Bulgarian opposition was a successful one, as Arsene Wenger’s men ran out comfortable 6-0 winners on matchday three of the Uefa Champions League group stage.

Wed, 15:13

Andy Maud finished second on his Metropolitan League debut to lead Highgate Harriers to victory in their opening race of the season at Claybury.

Tue, 13:33

Six successive Premier League wins on the bounce mean Arsenal take on Middlesbrough on Saturday at the Emirates as joint leaders.

Tue, 01:06

Theo Walcott has warned his Arsenal teammates not to be complacent ahead of their Champions League match against Bulgarian opponents Ludogrets at The Emirates on tomorrow evening.

Sunday, October 16, 2016

Arsene Wenger insisted red card recipient Granit Xhaka is not a ‘dirty player’ after the Swiss international was sent off for a cynical foul on Swansea City’s Modou Barrow in his own half during his team’s 3-2 victory yesterday.


Yesterday, 15:00

Ken Loach’s new Cannes favourite tells the story of a man trapped in a system that refuses to serve him

What would you do if you found out your dad had written an erotic novel? Disown him? Barricade yourself in your flat? Or read it aloud on a weekly podcast to millions of people?

As exclusively reported in the Gazette, Rotunda in King’s Cross won the “best dressed pub garden” gong in this year’s Islington in Bloom awards. So it was only right to check out the venue itself.

With one in 10 gay men now living with HIV, Zoe Paskett explores how chemsex has become an NHS public health crisis. Peter Darney, writer of play 5 Guys Chillin’, and sexual health nurse Hannah McCall offer insight.

Photographs from Dave Brown (Bollo) and Noel Fielding’s drawings feature in the exhibition that opens October 20 at The Book Club

Ella Hickson’s long-gestating play tackles the question of dwindling oil resources in a sprawling, magic-realist epic, stretching from 19th century Cornwall to a dystopian future

Lupita Nyong’o, David Oyelowo and newcomer Madina Nalwanga star in this true tale of a young girl with a talent for chess

Comedian and poet Tim Key joins the 8 Out of Ten Cats regular and Taskmaster creator for an evening of music and hilarity

It’s a quirk of our society that having and raising children is a revered, celebrated activity, but that society no longer has any use for children who are childish.

The Islington Townhouse is the latest venue from Hippo Inns, serving pub food style tapas with a buzzing atmosphere

After a long summer, the temperature in Gozo is cooling down to the mid 20s, and culinary thoughts move away from salads and chilled vegetable soups

Bridget Galton talks to two brewers fascinated by the alchemy of mixing barley, hops, yeast and water.

From Picasso to Pollock and Duchamp to Duane Hanson, Catherine Ingram makes art history accessible, she tells BRIDGET GALTON

Rock star and actress Suzi Quatro talks at Archway with Words on October 21 about her collection of poems and lyrics, Through My Eyes

Bridget Galton finds a landmark 60s comedy of gay life dated and flawed but often moving

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