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As Americans everywhere prepare for a turkey feast with extra helpings of pumpkin pie, we’ve been out finding five of the best places for Thanksgiving this side of the Atlantic.

The Royal British Legion has been helping veterans and their families for almost 100 years.

His name was Callum, writes Will McCallum, Newington Green.

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.

Ivan Gazidis has left Arsenal to join AC Milan.

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.

Meet the black cabbie from the Cally who does his bit for charity and limelights as a swing singer at venues like Charring Cross theatre.

England’s Hollie Pearne-Webb felt they were deserving winners against Ireland in the Vitality Women’s Hockey World Cup at the Lee Valley Hockey & Tennis Centre on Sunday.

Captain Alex Danson netted her 62nd England goal on her 200th appearance for her country as the USA held the Vitality Hockey Women’s World Cup hosts to a draw at Lee Valley Hockey & Tennis Centre on Wednesday night.

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.

After the excitement of the inaugural Athletics World Cup at London Stadium, fans can expect more drama at the Muller Anniversary Games this weekend.

A historic Newington Green building that has been home to radical thinking for more than 300 years will be given a vital £1.7million restoration.

Some 200 Muslims gathered in central London in a show of defiance against Donald Trump’s visit today.

Even by Islington’s radical standards, Rev Andy Pakula stands out. A non-religious minister!

Gareth Southgate’s promising young England side look ready to make a mark on the world stage and help atone for the disappointments of recent tournaments.

Nigeria’s kit seems the standout design for Russia 2018, but how does it rank against other kits?

Barnard Park in Barnsbury is one of Islington’s biggest – and therefore most important – green spaces. Naturally, people have been quarrelling about it from the very offset. The Gazette looks through the archives to see how the park developed.

Read our World Cup blog which will be featuring over the coming weeks. Lee Power reviews the second of three matches on day two of the tournament

Read our irreverent World Cup blog which will be featuring every day during the tournament. Today we have sports journalist Layth Yousif reviewing the first day of the eagerly-awaited tournament...

Everyone knows what happened in 1966, but how about the 1982 finals in Spain?

Ashley Young says England are already raring to go for next week’s World Cup opener against Tunisia.

Unai Emery looked immaculate in his fitted Arsenal suit bearing an embroidered club badge with red thread. He wore an expensive but not ostentatious watch and his jet black hair was slicked back. The only hint of a rushed few days on the red-eye to the US was the fact his cufflinks on a stylish cream shirt were white pins rather than more classic silver a man of his stature might sport – a nod to the fact he perhaps hadn’t had time to shop for himself recently.

Dystopian slow-burn thriller fires a warning shot about Donald Trump’s vision of America

Arsenal reporter Layth Yousif has spent the last few months watching the club’s women’s team along with visits to grassroots sister club the Hitchin Belles while talking to a number of people in and around both organisations as well as interviewing the Gunners US superstar Heather O’Reilly. Ahead of the Arsenal v Chelsea Women’s FA Cup final at Wembley on Saturday read on for his exclusive, in-depth report on the ever-growing game of women’s football.

Arsenal midfielder Heather O’Reilly may have earned a barely credible 231 caps for the US spanning a trophy-laden 14 years - including three Olympic gold medals and a World Cup - but she is still excited about appearing at Wembley on Saturday in the Women’s FA Cup final against Chelsea.

Over 100 schoolchildren from east London clubs were at Lee Valley Hockey & Tennis Centre with four Olympic gold medalists to celebrate the 100-day countdown until the start of the Vitality Hockey Women’s World Cup.

Olympic gold medalists Shona McCallin, Georgie Twigg and Nicola White will join 100 local schoolchildren at Lee Valley Hockey & Tennis Centre today to celebrate the 100-day countdown until the start of the Vitality Hockey Women’s World Cup 2018.

London Lions captain Joe Ikhinmwin is honoured to be representing England at the Commonwealth Games in the Gold Coast this month.

We’re proud to mark 100 years of women’s suffrage – and on February 6, 1918, Britain started the journey towards a fairer, more democratic place to live when the Representation of the People Act was passed.

New Zealand adventure for Cordingley and Higgins

From February 1 to 11, the exhibition will showcase some of the world’s most interesting and revolutionary contemporary collagists, looking at redefining how the art form is expressed

Sheldon Harnick is best known for penning the lyrics to Fiddler on the Roof, but the 93-year-old collaborated with composer Jerry Bock on another Broadway musical about a Jewish family with five offspring

The National Basketball Association (NBA) has announced the Jr NBA World Championship, a first-of-its kind global youth basketball tournament for teams aged 14 and under from around the world.

A group of Islington Council staff have ordered their employers to “stop funding climate change”.

England’s women were left empty-handed at the Hockey World League Final after losing their bronze medal play-off to Korea in New Zealand on Sunday.

England’s women saw their Hockey World League Final gold-medal hopes shattered by a late New Zealand winner in their semi-final on Friday.

At Hackney Showroom, $elfie$ by Malik Nashad Sharp, aka marikiscrycrycry, talks about issues of nationalism, gun violence and the black, queer aesthetic

Two goals from Sophie Bray sent England’s women into the semi-finals of the Hockey World League Final in Auckland, New Zealand.

Boyhood Arsenal fan and NBA star OG Anunoby wants to inspire the next generation of young Great British basketball players.

Alexander’s eyes darted around as he spoke. He was young but had experienced a lot in his three decades.

“I was born in Belgrade”, he said. “I have never moved from my homeland. But I have lived in four countries in my life.”

Yugoslavia, Serbia and Montenegro as the Former Republic of Yugoslaiva, then Serbia and Montenegro, before simply Serbia.

Producer Katy Lipson tells Zoe Paskett about the 50th anniversary production of Hair: The Musical and its legacy, and following in Sonia Friedman’s footsteps

Arsenal’s second largest shareholder after Stan Kroenke, Alisher Usmanov, has revealed he could sell his stake – but insists he is ‘not holding any talks’ at the moment.

The special screening of the documentary will raise funds for the International Rescue Committee

Against at the Almeida follows a Silicon Valley billionaire as he tries to change society’s attitudes towards violence

With the Premier League season nearly upon us today sees the return of our popular series Friday Fanzone where we quiz loyal Gooners about their views on all things Arsenal. Read on for Pierre Hertin from the Sweden Arsenal supporters club and their banner, an Arsenal trophy prompting his first taste of alcohol – and the best answer we’ve had so far to ‘what’s your biggest scrape as a fan’...

A heavy-going covers album that takes its songs deeper into the darkness.

Arsenal supporter Jeremy Corbyn has slammed club supremo Stan Kroenke accusing him of glorifying the killing of animals through the launch of a subscription hunting channel dubbed ‘slay per view’.

Arsenal fans are in uproar about club supremo Stan Kroenke starting a new bloodsports TV channel that depicts killing elephants and other African beasts for sport.

England 5 Argentina 2

England suffer semi-final loss

Friday, July 21, 2017

Maddie Hinch makes several fine saves, but it isn’t enough to send them through to final

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