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18:23

A Finsbury Park dad is going the distance to safeguard the future of an independently funded primary school science laboratory.

17:51

Police figures show the number of drivers who use mobile phones behind the wheel is on the rise.

14:26

A couple of weeks ago at Gazette Towers, a dusty framed photograph was discovered at the back of a storage cupboard. In it were dozens of immaculately dressed journalists and sales staff at a dinner in Cafe Royal, Regent Street. The date – September 28 1956.

12:44

A superb new exhibition tells the story of firefighting in Islington since 1381. There were plenty of surprises for James Morris, who attended the opening on Thursday.

08:39

Labour councillors arranged a meeting with IRA supporters in Islington Town Hall.

Saturday, September 24, 2016

Islington North MP Jeremy Corbyn this afternoon offered heartfelt thanks to constituents after his re-election as Labour leader.

Saturday, September 24, 2016

Islington North MP Jeremy Corbyn was this morning re-elected as leader of the Labour Party.

Friday, September 23, 2016

A convicted drug dealer who sent a death threat to the councillor who closed Farringdon superclub Fabric could face jail next month.

Friday, September 23, 2016

One of Islington’s most historic footballers has been commemorated with a plaque at his childhood home.

Sport

13:03

With the Gunners’ previous league win against Chelsea coming nearly five years earlier, the omens did not look good ahead of Saturday’s London derby.

Saturday, September 24, 2016

Middlesex hat-trick hero Toby Roland-Jones says the squad were always confident in their ability to become county champions this year.

Friday, September 23, 2016

Middlesex dethroned Yorkshire in a thrilling finish at Lord’s to win their first County Championship title since 1993.

Friday, September 23, 2016

Islington middleweight John Ryder believes a strong performance against Jack Arnfield this weekend could yet earn him a third shot at the British title.

Friday, September 23, 2016

Following their encouraging 4-1 victory at Hull, which prompted Betway to lengthen Arsenal’s price to win the league title to 14/1, the Gunners and Chelsea go head to head on Saturday evening in what promises to be another fast and furious contest.

Thursday, September 22, 2016

Tim Bresnan’s unbeaten century kept Yorkshire on course for a hat-trick of County Championship titles – and all but ended Middlesex’s hopes of snatching their crown.

Thursday, September 22, 2016

As the dual meaning of the club’s name would suggest, Soccerscool FC is based around twin objectives – developing football skills and having fun.

Thursday, September 22, 2016

Islington BC’s Borys Feldman maintained his useful habit of edging close contests to seal a place in the London Development Championship semi-finals.

Thursday, September 22, 2016

Olympic bronze medallist Cassandra Patten was in Islington this week to encourage more residents to take the plunge at Ironmonger Row Baths.

Entertainment

17:06

Korova in Tufnell Park serves delicious Mediterranean style food throughout the day using locally sourced, seasonal produce.

Gemma Arterton and Glenn Close star in zombie apocalypse movie that grabs you from the very first moment

Adam Spreadbury-Maher and Becca Marriott have re-imagined Pucinni’s opera, moving from the Paris Latin Quarter of the 1840s to the 2016 Dalston quarter

William Rees talks to Zoe Paskett about Mystery Jets’ album, gaining perspective on the world and losing a band mate, ahead of headlining Hackney Wonderland festival

Le Mas Candille on the French Riviera offers a five star experience with ultra-relaxing massages and refreshing pilates.

Bobby Hillson talks about her late husband Keith Cunningham’s secretive approach to his art

The latest cowboy flick stays true to the spirit of the original, with most of the new Seven matching up

Fierce and passionate Fiona Provan, who owns The Calf at Foot Dairy on the Suffolk/Norfolk border on the Somerleyton Estate, is trying to change dairy farming

The recent announcement that Vittoria Wharf in Hackney Wick is to be demolished brought a familiar word to everyone’s lips: gentrification.

Cave and Co confront grief and loss with a record of equal power.

If there was prize for the Most Ridiculous Hyping of a Play in the West End, a serious contender could be The Faction’s Much Ado About Nothing, staged in Selfridge’s basement theatre.

Newington Green is home to The Alma, one of my all time favourite pubs. But tonight I am visiting the Lady Mildmay, just around the corner. Bearing in mind the location, it has a lot to live up to.

Emma Bartholomew discovers a new passion for turkey at Strut & Cluck in Shoreditch.

A dizzying number of scenes featuring a distillation of racial stereotypes require more edge and invention to earn this play any stripes.

The international Dance Umbrella festival returns to London with performances at Sadler’s Wells, Bernie Grant Centre and the Barbican.

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