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Fri, 15:30

Violent crime in Finsbury Park has fallen since police raided a drug den surrounded by signs telling the long arm of the law to “keep out”.

Fri, 15:24

A bulletproof vest, 90 rounds of ammunition and £3,000 worth of class A drugs were seized during dawn raids in Islington yesterday morning.

Thu, 13:00

Wireless could be forced out of Finsbury Park if a campaign group’s latest efforts to see off the festival are successful.

Thu, 10:57

A woman in her 40s was raped in Finsbury Park last week, police have said.

Thu, 10:48

The faith leader who successfully overturned senior coroner Mary Hassell’s “cab-rank” system has criticised her new draft policy to consider every death in inner north London for possible fast-tracking.

Thu, 09:20

Workers on the Dover Court Estate whose heavy-duty uniforms left them “boiled alive” in the heatwave claim they were laid off for coming to work in shorts.

Wed, 17:48

A philanthropic pub owner is donating all proceeds raised at his venue in Clerkenwell this week to support kids through university in South Africa.

Wed, 16:50

Ten complaints about Islington Council to the ombudsman were upheld in the last year, a report reveals.

Wed, 16:47

The heartbreaking death of Jeroen Ensink could have been avoided if his killer’s mental health issues had been acted on two months earlier, jurors have concluded at an inquest.

Sport

Yesterday, 17:24

A late strike from Lily Owsley saw England come from behind to grab a point in their Vitality Hockey Women’s World Cup opener with India.

Yesterday, 11:30

Middlesex all-rounder James Fuller had mixed feelings after his stunning 6-28 haul proved in vain in a Vitality Blast T20 defeat at Hampshire.

Yesterday, 10:00

James Fuller’s six-wicket haul proved in vain as Middlesex lost to Hampshire in their latest Vitality Blast T20 match on Friday night.

Yesterday, 08:00

NBA Crossover runs from August 10-12

Fri, 16:00

Joel Hughes’ team are in Middlesex County League Premier Division action on Saturday before a big cup game the following day

Fri, 13:00

After losing to Winchmore Hill last weekend, the Tivoli Road club will aim to bounce back on Saturday

Fri, 10:00

The fourth-placed side in Division Three will travel to the team third in the table this weekend

Fri, 07:00

England hockey keeper Maddie Hinch has been put through her paces ahead of this summer’s World Cup in London — albeit in fairly unusual circumstances.

Middlesex lost to Somerset by four wickets with 12 balls remaining at a packed Lord’s in the T20 Vitality Blast on Thursday evening at Lord’s. Read on for Layth Yousif’s report

Entertainment

Rum lovers – you may want to head down to your nearest Patty and Bun before the end of the month.

Barry Humphries plays himself as the witty erudite host of the decadent entertainment of 1930s Berlin

A comical modern dress production has an environmental theme that perfectly marries the play’s ideas of natural utopias with the idyllic Regent’s Park setting

Bizet’s classic is reimagined on the dawn of the Cuban revolution - and it’s coming to Sadler’s Wells in August.

Bridget Galton gives a four star review.

Reinvigorating classics and telling new stories: Grimeborn festival celebrates opera artists shaking up the genre

The raging steam train that is Queens of the Stone Age and friends rolled through Finsbury Park this weekend, flirting with and flattening an audience of more than 45,000 fans.

A meal out is never simply about food these days, with the trend for all things immersive spreading to the humble three course meal.

As artists are ramping up for Edinburgh Fringe, Robyn Darbyshire talks to local comedians and venues about the charm of works in progress.

Ahead of their performance at Sadler’s Wells Theatre in July, Robyn Darbyshire speaks to Company of Elders’ oldest dancer.

Anyone missing out on Yard Sale’s World Cup special is scoring an own goal.

The World Cup kicks off tonight. That means two things: a month of seriously dull football matches which remind you why international football isn’t very good, and restaurateurs flogging World Cup-themed burgers.

A topical revival of unsung expressionist play inspired by the real life case of Ruth Snyder who killed her abusive husband

A tender and intimate revival of Brian Friel’s epic tale of love and language in rural 1830s Ireland

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