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17:30

Tributes have been paid to bus drivers who have died after testing positive for coronavirus.

Finsbury Park Mosque has teamed up with a humanitarian charity and will hand out 100 free meals to workers at the Whittington Hospital on Tuesday.

Incoming Labour leader Sir Keir Starmer has appointed Emily Thornberry as shadow international trade secretary.

There are now 248 confirmed cases of Covid-19 in Islington.

Emily Thornberry has called on the government to investigate whether the death of two support workers at Pentonville is connected to alleged outbreak of Covid-19 at the prison.

09:45

Thousands of casual workers at some of the country’s biggest football stadiums have been told they are not being paid during the coronavirus pandemic.

Yesterday, 20:10

We will bring you the latest updates from north London and the response of the authorities to the coronavirus crisis.

Yesterday, 17:40

Two workers at Pentonville prison have died after contracting Covid-19, the Prison Officers’ Association (POA) said.

Sport

15:50

The Open Championship will not take place at all this year.

15:00

Fighting Fit, a brand-new health and fitness series produced by Matchroom Boxing and Sky Sports, will land on TV screens this week, with the box set available via Sky Sports On Demand from Monday April 6.

Some years ago around the boxing scene I used to often hear this view, if you win an ABA title, you have a good chance of having a successful professional career.

09:05

The prospect of wide-reaching furloughs among county cricketers moved a step closer over the weekend, after talks with the players’ union progressed.

Yesterday, 13:00

England Boxing-affiliated clubs are appealing for the nation’s support to #KOCOVID19 and keep clubs running after the Coronavirus shutdown comes to an end.

Yesterday, 12:00

The Val Barker Trophy was first awarded at the Olympic Games in Berlin in 1936, with Barker presenting it to American Louis Laurie, a bronze medallist in the flyweight division.

Yesterday, 11:32

Premier League players taking a 30 per cent salary cut would lead to the government losing out on in excess of £200million in tax revenues, the Professional Footballers’ Association has warned.

Saturday, April 4, 2020

The highly anticipated 10-part documentary series “The Last Dance” will debut on Netflix from April 20 with two new episodes weekly.

Saturday, April 4, 2020

England manager Gareth Southgate says ‘now is not the time for us to take centre-stage’ in an address to the nation as The FA outline their plan to inform, entertain and empower millions of fans and followers.

Entertainment

Pandemic lockdown doesn’t signal boredom for the distinguished musician who practices in his St John’s Wood studio for eight hours a day

Film Review: Iron Mask

Thursday, April 2, 2020

Oddball globetrotting romp starring Charles Dance, Arnold Schwarzenegger and Jackie Chan has bad dubbing an illogical plot and questionable acting

Vegan Wine

Thursday, April 2, 2020

The Ham&High’s wine expert explores the difficulty of finding out whether your favourite tipple is free of animal products

The renowned Islington puppet theatre uploads storytime and puppet-making videos online and asks for donations to stay afloat

With the closure of venues the livelihoods of thousands of artists and entertainers has been affected. Here’s how some familiar faces from the comedy circuit have adapted to lockdown.

Muswell Hill actor Louise Morell appears opposite Jesse Eisenberg as Marcel Marceau’s mother in a film about his wartime heroics

Baking with children or for a neighbour? Frances’ recipe for an Easter afternoon tea treat will cover all occasions as she lists some ideas for store cupboard cooking

Lisa from Dalston’s Weeknight Diner Cook School on a sweet treat you can make without a fancy ice-cream maker

The Canadian’s boldest record yet offers intelligent pop with soul-searching lyrical heft

Wildlife expert and former director of Environment for Islington Council offers tips on how we can connect with nature from a balcony or lone walk

The Regent’s Park zoo has launched a public appeal to help feed their 18,000 animals after closing their doors for the first time since World War Two.

Islington’s famous pub theatre has closed its doors but is running interactive lunchtime play clubs, performances and Q&As with staff members

JW3 and Hampstead Theatre have dipped into their archive of events and performances to offer entertainment for those stuck at home

The north Londoner is signing up amateur and professional performers for the Great British Home Chorus to help combat social isolation

Littlemen’s new incarnation certainly has the musical panache, but too often fails to land the killer punch.

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