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The big news last month was from the climate change experts, writes Nicola Bird, Islington Green.

Win VIP tickets for Brazil v Uruguay at the Arsenal, writes Layth Yousif.

Arsenal reporter Layth Yousif has been running his expert eye over Unai Emery’s side during training at London Colney on Wednesday. Read the latest team news ahead of the Gunners hosting Sporting Lisbon at the Emirates in the Europa League on Thursday evening.

The National Basketball Association (NBA) announced that tickets for the NBA London Game 2019 featuring the Washington Wizards and the New York Knicks will go on general sale Friday, October 19 at 9am.

The newly restructured FA Women’s Super League (FA WSL) will kick off an historic season on Sunday (September 9) when it becomes fully professional for the first time.

Win a pair of VIP tickets to see Arsenal Legends play Real Madrid Legends at the Emirates next month.

New Arsenal head coach Unai Emery has been speaking about the club’s goalkeepers during his first press conference at London Colney.

New Arsenal head coach Unai Emery has been speaking about Aaron Ramsey’s contract situation during his first press conference at the club’s London Colney training ground.

New Arsenal head coach Unai Emery held his first press conference at the club’s training headquarters London Colney. Read on for the Islington Gazette’s Gunners reporter Layth Yousif report.

New Arsenal signing Lucas Torreira has discussed the importance of the concept of garra charrua to Uruguayans.

Lucas Torreira has signed for Arsenal in a £25 million deal on a five-year contract.

Arsenal’s new £25 million signing Lucas Torreira has been praised by head coach Unai Emery after joining the club on Tuesday.

Mesut Ozil will wear the coveted No 10 shirt for Arsenal during the 2018-19 season – taking over the number from Jack Wilshere, who has left the club.

New defender Sokratis Papastathopoulos becomes Unai Emery’s third summer signing when he joined the club from Borussia Dortmund on Monday for a fee in the region of £16m. Read on to hear his views on linking-up with former Die Borussen colleagues Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang and Henrikh Mkhitaryan in North London.

The Unai Emery revolution continues after Greek international Sokratis Papastathopoulos joins Arsenal on a long-term contract with the fee expected to be in the region of £16 million.

Arsenal’s new goalkeeper Bernd Leno has praised Jens Lehman as the £20 million signing from Bayer Leverkusen settles in at the North London giants.

Read German football expert and Arsenal writer Rosie Tudball on the German reaction to Bernd Leno’s departure from Bundelsiga side Bayer Leverkusen.

Arsenal reporter Layth Yousif reports from a remarkable day at the Emirates.

The Europa League draw took place on Friday lunchtime. Find out who Arsenal have been drawn against.

Arsenal beat AC Milan 3-1 on Thursday evening at the Emirates to seal their place in the last eight of the Europa League following a 5-1 victory on aggregate. Read on for more on who they will face in Friday’s draw.

It’s been a busy seven days for Arsenal and reporter Layth Yousif. Read on for his review of one of the better weeks of Arsenal’s season.

I was walking back from work on Friday evening and saw Islington Green looking so beautiful covered in a blanket of white, writes Caspar Willcox.

For the majority of Arsenal fans a Wembley cup final is something to be savoured. However a long-serving season ticket holder from Islington, Glenn Allen is so disenchanted with Arsene Wenger he is boycotting the Carabao Cup showpiece against Manchester City on Sunday. Read on for his explanation which will shock many but perhaps strike a chord with some.

Two weeks after Arsenal’s dramatic comeback in the semi-finals of the FA Women’s Super League Continental Tyres Cup, the Gunners and Reading face off yet again this weekend.

Layth Yousif was at London Colney on Tuesday morning to hear what Arsenal boss Arsene Wenger had to say about playing London rivals Chelsea at the Emirates on Wednesday – with a chance of silverware at stake for the winner.

What a difference a year makes. Despite Jack Wilshere’s ankle ligament strain at Stamford Bridge on Wednesday night after he attempted to block a Danny Drinkwater cross during the Carabao Cup semi-final first leg, the future looks bright for the talented Arsenal midfielder who turned 26 on New Year’s Day. A fay cry from this time 12 months ago as he watched from the stands as Arsenal played Bournemouth at the Vitality Stadium.

It’s true the Islington Gazette brings you closer to the action when we cover Arsenal matches – but now we can also say we bring you closer to Arsene Wenger too!

Competition to grow from four leagues to 16 over the next three years

New Arsenal Q&A: Gav from She Wore

Friday, December 8, 2017

It’s back by popular demand – our Friday Q&A. For this week we have a fifth generation Gooner, Gav from She Wore.

Read on for his hard-hitting take on all things Arsenal as well as opinions and memories which will chime for a lot of fans, including this correspondent...

Christmas can be a difficult time for care leavers, says Lemn Sissay. That’s why he decided to start organising Christmas dinners for them

Arsenal legend Ian Wright created so many happy memories for fans across the planet, but he also upset the club’s loyal supporters in Australia this week by comments on Twitter – prompting them to raise the money for his airfare Down Under so he can experience their passion first-hand.

Arsenal stand 15 points behind leaders Manchester City but Arsene Wenger has refused to officially rule the club of out the race for the 2017-18 Premier League title blasting: ‘I’m not Mauricio Pochettino’.

Boston Celtics and Philadelphia 76ers will meet at the O2 Arena on January 11

Arsenal’s 4-2 win in Belarus against BATE Borisov in Europa League Group H was memorable for lots of reasons, not least because Olivier Giroud hit his 100th goal for the club.

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’...

Stour Space in Hackney Wick is calling for submissions from any women who want to share their voice

I lived and worked in Sydney for 18 months a long time ago. It was one of the happiest times of my life.

A call to arms has been issued by a newly-formed campaigning group fighting cuts to schools across Islington.

The Grenfell Tower disaster happened seven miles away from Islington. It would have been easy for our community to look the other way. But it didn’t.

Political parties have targeted people in Islington almost 100 times in the last six weeks using Facebook “dark adverts” to try and influence votes.

The Gazette has teamed up with The Bureau of Investigative Journalism (TBIJ) to find out which political parties are targeting Facebook users in the borough with political adverts, known as “dark ads”.

Zoe Paskett talks to Jamie McLean and director Ron Scalpello about bringing Lenny back to life in a new and long awaited biopic

ZOE PASKETT talks to Hackney local Ben Lloyd-Hughes about his starring role in Kiss Me, making big life choices and retaining an air of mystery in the era of social media

BRIDGET GALTON talks to Charlotte Josephine, a writer exploring where our desire to shame others with vengeful sexual images comes from in Blush at the Soho Theatre

BRIDGET GALTON talks rock docs, politics and the thrill of playing live with the folk punk singer

Meet top man, cult musician and fifth generation Gooner in this week’s Q&A – Monkey from The Riders Of The Night

When Jonathon “JJ” McPhillips was stabbed to death in Upper Street in February, his friend Shane Yerrell wanted to help a grieving family. Now, thanks to his efforts, JJ’s two little girls – Lexi and Evie – have thousands of pounds for a good future in their daddy’s name.

The widow of an academic stabbed to death outside his home has raised more than £25,000 in a crowdfunding campaign to get “justice for my family and husband”.

The Golden Egg Love Fest runs at the Shacklewell Lane Mosque over the weekend of April 22 - 23, offering music, dance, spoken word, yoga, food and spirituality

Chinglish at the Park Theatre and Tamburlaine at the Arcola are two current productions giving the stage to some of the capital’s best East Asian acting talent

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