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Yesterday, 17:13

Dozens of people braved the chilly weather to see the Christmas lights switched on in Highbury Barn.

Yesterday, 13:04
Christmas jumpers on display at the winter wonderland extravaganza

More than 300 people enjoyed lights decorations, music food and even snow at a special Winter Wonderland.

Yesterday, 12:30
Police officers and council members collect all presents from the Christmas tree project at Islington Town Hall

Generous Islington residents splashed their hard earned cash to buy more than 230 gifts for children who might not otherwise get a present this Christmas.

Yesterday, 09:52
New tenants Anne, Mary and Peter celebrate moving into the Leigh Road council housing

A brand new £2.6million housing block is helping some of Islington’s most vulnerable people live closer to their families.

Fri, 16:28
Dustin Hoffman filming Esio Trott at Bevin Court

Two of the most famous actors on the planet came to a King’s Cross estate to film a BBC drama to be screened on New Year’s Day.

Fri, 15:29
Martine Gardner is 'full throttle on the road to recovery'

A family have hailed a festive miracle after a much-loved school worker came out her coma in time for Christmas.

Fri, 10:37
Fabric club in Charterhouse Street

Clubbers across the globe are breathing a sigh of relief now super club Fabric has been allowed to stay open.

Sport

Wed, 18:26

Mossbourne Academy pair Luca Minale and Nile McKenzie clinched victories in the Islington Schools Running League with two races to spare.

Wed, 18:12
FC Unity Under-12s

Alex Smith and Rees Jones both registered braces as FC Unity Under-12s routed Crown & Manor 7-2 to keep pace with the Camden & Islington League leaders.

Wed, 18:00
England captain Matt Dean at the Blind World Cup

England captain Matt Dean says his team have learned a great deal from their experience at the Blind World Cup despite defeat in the semi-finals.

Wed, 17:54
Gladstone Wanderers (white/red) vs Boston Celtic in the Jack Morgan Cup. Pic: Gavin Ellis/TGSPHOTO

Gladstone Wanderers gave fellow Division Three side Boston Celtic a 5-0 thrashing to book a place in the second round of the Jack Morgan Cup.

Wed, 17:50
The Veras Academy squad in Latvia

A squad of Veras Academy youngsters ended the year on a high after claiming 11 medals – five of them gold – at the Latvia International tournament.

Mon, 11:41
Iker Casillas of Real Madrid lifts the Champions League trophy  (Photo by Michael Regan/Getty Images)

Chelsea will face PSG in the Champions League knockout stage once again and they will be hoping for a similar result to last season.

Sunday, December 14, 2014
Arsenal's Mathieu Flamini

Mathieu Flamini is convinced Arsenal can still enjoy success this season – provided their fortunes finally change on the injury front.

Entertainment

Fri, 14:27

Sky’s the limit for chef’s tower triumph

Thu, 12:27
With London nights catering to every taste, there's no need to spend New Year alone. Picture: Piotr Marcinski

Don’t panic if you haven’t made plans, there’s no shortage of ways to ring in 2015, says Alex Bellotti.

Wed, 14:38
Bar at Verden

Wine bar’s steak night has rare quality

Mon, 12:07
The decor in Finch's is party trendy kitsch, part chain pub

If your not a suit clad city type, there’s not all that much to tempt you down to dine on the unpromising stretch of City Road south of Old Street.

Sunday, December 14, 2014
billy the kid

It’s worth saddling up for this Wild West-themed panto, says Aline Waites

Friday, December 12, 2014
Edward Scissorhands. Picture: Hugo Glendenning

From shopping to evenings out, here’s a glimpse of what Islington and Hackney offer this Christmas.

Thursday, December 11, 2014
the cast of Three Winters at The National Theatre

This dark, resonating epic keeps it in the family, says Marianka Swain

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