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Yesterday, 18:24

Jeremy Corbyn this week told the Gazette climate change is a social justice issue and a "green new deal" will financially as well as environmentally benefit people in Islington.

Yesterday, 17:17

A bus driver hit a pedestrian in Highbury Corner today.

Yesterday, 16:49

Two coffee addicts who were "revolted" at the amount of takeaway cups being binned on a daily basis have come up with a loan scheme - and are trialing it in Exmouth Market cafes.

Yesterday, 11:27

Nando's has been fined more than £700 for dumping rubbish outside its Upper Street eatery.

Wed, 15:45

Grassroots women's football clubs are being denied access to primetime training spaces on Islington pitches by a system they say favours block booking by better-established men's teams.

Wed, 14:41

CCTV has captured the moment an opportunistic thief stole a teenagers bike after it was left outside a Liverpool Road shop for 50 seconds.

Wed, 09:32

Laura Bessell would never have considered running a half marathon until she became the treasurer of Women and Children First a year ago.

Tue, 17:30

The mother of a child with ADHD who was suspended 13 times last year has slammed Islington Council for frustrating his move to a special needs school.

Tue, 14:41

A Muswell Hill charity is working with the Whittington Hospital to improve the how young people with autism experience healthcare.

Sport

Yesterday, 16:25

Arsenal's Kieran Tierney is 'ready to play' according to Unai Emery, with the Scot in line to make his Premier League debut against Sheffield United on Monday.

Yesterday, 16:01

Arsenal boss Unai Emery has revealed he is keen to make sure Mesut Ozil is ready to play after a testing start to the new season, following a number of question marks surrounding the German's future at the club.

Yesterday, 16:00

Finsbury Park head coach Gareth Chapman wants to continue competing at the top of the table by picking up more wins, writes Jacob Ranson.

Yesterday, 15:21

Arsenal boss Unai Emery is expecting a difficult clash with Sheffield United when his side travel to Bramall Lane for Monday night's Premier League fixture.

Yesterday, 13:44

Islington's Ugo Monye, the former England rugby international and Harlequins legend, has been announced as a Gallagher brand ambassador on the eve of the insurance broker's second season as proud title partner of Premiership Rugby.

Yesterday, 12:07

Arsenal have confirmed that striker Alexandre Lacazette is back in full training after an ankle injury, and he could play some part in Monday night's Premier League fixture against Sheffield United.

Yesterday, 10:54

Arsenal Women's star Vivianne Miedema was pleased to get back to winning ways as she scored four to help the Gunners to a 5-2 win in the first-leg of their Champions League last-16 tie with Slavia Prague.

Yesterday, 07:41

England have sprung a major surprise for Saturday's World Cup quarter-final against Australia by dropping George Ford and naming Owen Farrell at fly-half.

Wed, 15:45

Grassroots women's football clubs are being denied access to primetime training spaces on Islington pitches by a system they say favours block booking by better-established men's teams.

Entertainment

Yesterday, 16:28

Drama about the Edwardian scandal of a diet regime that killed patients fails to explore either motivations or echoes with modern health crazes

On Saturday, October 5, St Luke's Church in Holloway hosted its Speakeasy comedy and music evening, marking the tenth anniversary of the event.

Take shelter with these two and rediscover the joy of the album.

A yoga centre just off Holloway Road is hosting an evening of jazz music to celebrate the legacy of composers with additional needs this Friday (October 18).

Singer-songwriter John Smith starts an autumnal tour of the UK with a show at Islington Assembly Hall this weekend. Joined by special guests Cara Dillon and Ben Ottewell, this is the first chance for fans to see Smith's new single - Burden of the Road - played live.

I've always been a bit suspicious of calzones.

Next week at The Bill Murray, there's one listing that stands out especially. Amongst the roast battles, the improv nights and the work in progress gigs, Thursday night's entertainment is all about Hearing Loss: The Musical.

Superb news if you work near Old Street, or if you just like good food and artisanal coffee in general.

A new bar promising a 'Social Darts Experience' is set to open in a 150-capacity venue on Upper Street from November 22.

Set in a block of flats with thin walls and prying neighbours, Caroline Corcoran's new book tells the story of Lexie and Harriet - two women in their thirties leading very different lives in spite of their close proximity.

Toby Stephens and Claire Skinner shine as the struggling parents of a severely disabled child in a lacerating black comedy that will make you laugh and cry

Welsh company Opera D'draig transposes Donizetti's comic opera to 1980s Barry Island to beautiful bawdy and hilarious effect

This standalone take on comic books' most compelling character is daring, thrilling, unexpected, ghastly and probably the last thing the world needs right now. Well, it's another bloody origins tale, isn't it?

Pizza and pasta - is there a better food pairing?

A seven course tasting menu and a poignant drama of loss and migration offer food for thought

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