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Fri, 16:10
St Pancras Hospital, where Camden and Islington Trust is based. Picture: Nigel Sutton

Health chiefs are taking action at Highbury’s Aberdeen Park rehab service after inspectors found “ligature points” that could help patients kill or harm themselves.

Fri, 13:10
Alamin, Shalim and Khaled Kazi (l to r)

Three members of the same family are behind bars for a “prolific” spree of street robberies across Islington, Camden and Westminster.

Fri, 12:36
Islington Gazette, August 1, 1986

Every week the Gazette will delve into its archives to see what was happening in Islington 30 and 60 years ago.

Fri, 12:12
Owners Simon Ward and Kellee Hubber

A former book shop in Archway has been given a new lease of life thanks to two friends whose dreams of opening a cafe have come true.

Thu, 16:08
First time buyers in Islington will need to earn 10 times the average local salary

Islington is one of the least affordable places in the UK to buy a first home.

Thu, 13:49
Some of the heroin found in the bust that saw Canonbury man Yasar Ozekmecki jailed for 10 years. Picture: National Crime Agency

A Canonbury drug smuggler faces more than a decade behind bars after being found in a taxi with 35kg of heroin.

Thu, 11:07
HMP Pentonville in Caledonian Road (Picture: PA Wire/Anthony Devlin)

Explosive claims that drones laden with “legal highs” are being flown to Pentonville inmates, who collapse in the grounds after taking them, are made in a report this morning.

More pupils were suspended for racist abuse in Islington than anywhere else in central London. Picture: PA

More Islington children were kicked out of school for racist abuse than anywhere else in inner London last year, a new league table of shame reveals.

Wed, 15:32
Collins' Music Hall in Islington Green... now Waterstone's bookshop. Picture: Nick Charlesworth

We all love Sadler’s Wells. But did you know Islington used to boast many others on the same scale? James Morris finds our borough has an extraordinary theatre heritage.

Sport

Thu, 22:41
Essex's Ashar Zaidi

Pakistan all-rounder Ashar Zaidi blazed an unbeaten half-century to strengthen Essex’s chances of joining Middlesex in the NatWest T20 Blast quarter-finals.

Thu, 12:09
Hanshi Sampson Sampson (left) with Sobell Judo Club's European disabled champion Karl Summerbell.

Bouncing back in the face of adversity is a commonly-used sporting cliché – but scarcely can it have been more accurately applied than to Karl Summerbell.

Thu, 07:06
Nathan Sowter has become a regular member of Middlesex's T20 side. Pic: Gavin Ellis/TGS Photo

Leg-spinner Nathan Sowter is seeking to play his part in a rare Twenty20 double for Middlesex this season.

Danny Arnold during his run to the junior ABA final with St Pancras ABC. Pic: Dieter Perry

Former St Pancras ABC star Danny Arnold has been tipped to become a professional champion by the club’s trainer CJ Hussein.

Tue, 18:35
Lyon's Alexandre Lacazette

Lyon have refuted reports that they have received a second bid from Arsenal for star striker Alexandre Lacazette.

Tue, 07:30
North London players celebrate a wicket from Jordan Gregory in their five-run win against Brentham. Pic: Max Flego

Captain Sam Bardon has urged North London to maintain the impetus of their seven-match unbeaten run as they prepare to face the top two sides in Middlesex County League Division Three.

Mon, 07:14
Middlesex's Eoin Morgan

Eoin Morgan feels Middlesex’s impressive County Championship form has been a key factor in their recent improvement in white-ball cricket.

Friday, July 22, 2016
Dominic Ogbechie was given the Outstanding Individual Boy award at last weeks Camden Sport and Physical Activity Celebration night. Pic: Paolo Minoli

Already standing 6ft 1in tall at the tender age of 14, Highgate Harriers’ Dominic Ogbechie clearly has a knack for defying gravity – and the sky is the limit for the prodigious teenager.

Thursday, July 21, 2016
Eoin Morgan batting for Middlesex

Middlesex overcame Surrey in front of a record crowd at Lord’s to strengthen their hopes of reaching the NatWest T20 Blast quarter-finals.

Entertainment

Fri, 13:30
Natty's second album dropped earlier this year. Picture: Elliot Jones.

Reggae singer Natty tells Zoe Paskett about never compromising with music and meeting his fans

Carolyn Backhouse (Lindsay) and Charles Dorfman (Guy). Picture: Claire Bilyard.

Ladies, you know that guy, the charming fella who promised the world to win your heart and then promptly broke it?

Scene from The Intent

Actor/director Femi Oyeniran talks about making movies and running film workshops for youngsters

Jim and Dave Have Lost The Dressing Room

Jim and Dave Have Lost The Dressing Room and Botheration are just two of the shows at the Hen and Chickens Theatre in Islington during Camden Fringe

Ellen Degeneres voices the forgetful fish in Finding Dory. Picture: Disney Pixar.

Finding Dory follows the traditional definition of a sequel – rehash what worked the first time and change just enough for it not to be a remake.

Laura Albert created J.T. LeRoy.

Film tells the story of Laura Albert’s creation of J.T. LeRoy, a 13 year old, drug addicted, son of a prostitute, gender confused child author

A rough-’n’ready rallying cry from the eight-time Grammy-winner and his new besties.

Anne Archer stars as Jane Fonda. Picture: Keith Pattison.

Anne Archer stars as ‘Hanoi Jane’ but gives ‘too little depth of characterisation’

Matt Damon returns as Jason Bourne. Picture: Universal Pictures.

Matt Damon returns as a multi-faceted killer but remains without personality

TripKitchen and Bar in Acton Mews, Haggerston

Professionally trained ballet dancers Montse and Giuliana have translated the ethos of what’s on offer at their dance and yoga studio into their menu at TripKitchen next door.

Greg Hicks in the Kreutzer Sonata. Picture: Ciaran Dowd.

Pozdnyshev’s ruminations on equality – never possible as long as women are viewed by men as sexual playthings - are as current as when Tolstoy wrote them in 1889

FK Alexander writes Samuel Becket script in her own blood

Richard Herrins in on the bill at a festival where artists and audiences are encouraged to take risks

Cargo at The Arcola Theatre 
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Tess Berry-Hart

. Picture: Mark Douet.

Berry-Hart’s contribution to the genre is to set her scenario in a violent, filthy dystopian future. The results are hit and miss.

Dubliner Andrew Maxwell headlines the comedy festival

The open air festival takes place in Shoreditch Park on July 24

Ben Gore's Goodbye Blue Monday

Ben Gore’s Goodbye, Blue Monday follows the journey into adulthood

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