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Islington’s John Ryder faces the biggest night of his life at the Copper Box Arena on October 27.

New York Knicks Frank Ntilikina is excited about playing a match in London as it will give his family and friends a chance to watch him play.

Nearly 20 people were arrested in a wave of early morning raids across north and south London, with drugs and cash seized linked to drug dealing and violence in Camden Lock Market.

Jack Wilshere has called on Arsenal to make Aaron Ramsey captain of the club rather than allow the Welsh international to leave on a free transfer.

Wireless promoters defended the music festival at a licence review hearing last night, saying it is a “celebration of grime music” that causes no public nuisance.

Islington’s multifaceted landscape is at the centre of local photographer Richard Morrison’s latest exhibition.

New York Knicks shooting guard Tim Hardaway Jr. is excited about returning to London to play in front of the British crowd when they play against Washington Wizards in the NBA London 2019 match.

The National Basketball Association (NBA) and Sky Sports today announced a new four-year broadcast and multiplatform partnership that will see Sky Sports become the NBA’s exclusive broadcast partner and official website operator in the UK and Ireland.

The National Basketball Association (NBA) and Norwegian announced today a partnership that sees the award-winning airline named presenting partner of the NBA London Game 2019.

Up to 100 children looted cheap sweets from a supermarket off Stroud Green Road and threw missiles at cars in the early hours of Sunday morning.

Islington’s transport chief fears ticket office closures at two Overground stations in the borough will hit vulnerable people hardest.

Washington Wizards point-guard Tomas Satoransky is excited to return to his European roots when his side play in the NBA 2019 UK match against New York Knicks.

So how are you feeling about saying goodbye to plastic in your life? asks Nicola Baird, islingtonfacesblog.com

More affordable housing could be built across the country thanks to a “game-changing” High Court victory for Islington Council, with the judge’s comments set to influence new guidance for surveyors.

Borne out of a travel blog, The London Jukebox brings a kaleidoscope of culture and musical styles to the heart of Islington

Islington Boxing Club had three winners in the national pre quarter-finals of the England Boxing Development Championships at the weekend.

The more I learn about planning, the more it seems like a dark art.

A “really precious” Holloway community centre is fund-raising for its first refurbishment since the 1970s – and Jeremy Corbyn has backed its campaign.

Fulham hosted Arsenal at Craven Cottage by the banks of the Thames. Read on for Layth Yousif’s match report from the London derby on Sunday lunchtime

I attended Barnsbury Boys Upper School in Camden Road, Islington, writes Barry J Page, Ontario, Canada.

A celebrated theatre architect unveiled his “cynosure of all eyes” in the Nag’s Head on October 5, 1903.

Streetwise kids put seven “really challenging questions” about crime and youth services to cops and councillors at a Holloway event this morning.

Survivors of a horrific child abuse scandal in Islington’s kids’ homes met Cllr Richard Watts to discuss a redress scheme on Friday – and they expressed distress at still not being able to access their full care records.

A diverse group of artists from London are taking part in a new exhibition set to run until Sunday November 4 at Islington’s The Millinery Works.

Hockey: Great Britain 2 Belgium 3

Wednesday, October 3, 2018

A late goal from Florent van Aubel secured a win for Belgium over Great Britain in the Toshiba TVs Schools International at Lee Valley Hockey and Tennis Centre on Tuesday.

Moped crime in Islington has fallen by more than 60 per cent compared with this time last year, according to police chiefs.

Islington Council could close parts of St John Street to traffic after a cyclist was knocked down and killed there last week, the Gazette understands.

Arsenal go into their clash with Watford in fine fettle having gained four Premier League wins on the bounce as sixth plays fourth at the Emirates on Saturday.

The step-mother of a Barnsbury man with mental health problems has again accused cops of failing to properly investigate her son’s death – but the coroner leading the inquest ruled his passing was “drugs related”.

Ahead of Swing Out Sister’s first London gig in six years, we speak with Corinne Drewery about the band’s close ties with Islington

These sobering pictures show the extent of the damage to Highbury Leisure Centre after a fire destroyed its roof yesterday.

Arsenal legend Nigel Winterburn has been previewing the Carabao Cup third round tie against Brentford at the Emirates on Wednesday.

London Cocktail Week gets underway from Monday and plenty of local bars are getting involved. Here’s five of our favourites

London-based coach Born Barikor is leading the way in keeping Londoners active, with his Our Parks initiative happening across the capital.

Two overground station ticket offices in Islington could close under new plans revealed by Arriva Rail London.

Islington’s environment boss has hailed the council’s “pioneering” electric vehicle (EV) charging policies – but she conceded four pieces of equipment breach regulations and will be axed.

Pleasance Theatre Trust has been awarded £47,000 to deliver a new youth outreach programme centred in Cally’s Market Estate.

Arsenal goalkeeper Petr Cech has been speaking to the Islington Gazette. Read on for what he had to say to Layth Yousif.

No one can doubt the need for vastly more homes in London, but I also note (Gazette) that Dame Alice Owen’s Educational Charity has cast some of its tenants adrift, claiming the need to empty flats so that an extra storey and more homes can be built in Friend Street and St John’s Street, writes Mike Crowson, Islington Green Party.

Arsenal boss Unai Emery wants to draw fans back to the Emirates for Europa League matches after a low turnout for the Gunners’ 4-2 victory over FC Vorskla Poltava.

An architect has slammed “petty” Islington planners who have again told him to demolish his multi-award winning block in Clerkenwell.

Unai Emery’s Arsenal are set to embark on a spell of four home games in nine days as he attempts to build on a promising run of form.

Max Holden completed a maiden first-class century in Middlesex colours on a day when he and another of the county’s bright young things shone against Derbyshire at Lord’s.

Following the success of their Haggerston and Seven Dials venues, Chick ‘n’ Sours bring a fresh new menu to their latest restaurant in Islington.

Arsenal’s experienced Stephan Lichtsteiner has been speaking ahead of the club’s opening Europa League match of the season against FC Vorskla Poltava. Read on for Layth Yousif’s report from London Colney on Wednesday afternoon.

Former Barcelona bigwig Raul Sanllehi has become ‘head of football’ at Arsenal after Ivan Gazidis confirmed his departure to AC Milan on Tuesday morning.

Arsenal are expecting unsettled CEO Ivan Gazidis to end the speculation about his future as talks with suitors AC Milan are set to reach a conclusion shortly.

I completely agree with Emily Thornberry’s condemnation of the draconian conditions at Pentonville, writes Morag Gillie, Co-chairman, Islington Homes for All – Axe the Act, in a personal capacity.

Unai Emery’s Arsenal make the long trip north to Newcastle United on Saturday hunting their third Premier League win on the bounce. Read Layth Yousif’s in-depth preview on the match in the North East

FRIDAY FEATURE: Arsenal coach Freddie Ljungberg has been speaking to the Islington Gazette about his role at the club in producing young players and says: ‘It’s good to be back’. Read on for Layth Yousif’s in-depth interview piece after speaking with the Gunners icon.

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