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Scores of firefighters tackled a blazing second-storey flat in Clerkenwell last night.

Yesterday, 15:55

A food charity is calling on Islington youngsters to apply for places on its training programme and help beat food poverty.

Yesterday, 13:37

The former leader of Islington Council was feet away from being hit by "large chunks" of falling rubble in Highbury Park this morning.

Yesterday, 12:30

A man was jailed for life on Friday after beating his girlfriend with a bin and leaving her "close to death" in a Camden Road hotel.

Yesterday, 12:20

A developer is seeking planning permission from Islington Council so it has the option of turning a shop into a fitness centre.

Yesterday, 10:39

Two "augmented reality" artists will be talking about their latest works and inspirations at a free event in Islington tomorrow.

Yesterday, 09:44

A King's Cross cafe owner pleaded guilty to eight food hygiene offences at Highbury Corner Magistrates' Court last month and was billed £8,760.

Mon, 20:01

A hit-and-run collision in Clerkenwell has put moped rider in hospital.

Mon, 15:25

A long simmering beef over barbecues in Highbury Fields shows little sign of cooling off, with a byelaw set to be voted through next month giving council officers the power to put them out.

Sport

The Park Road club lead the Premier Division outright after an eventful last weekend

10:01

Arsenal defender Sokratis is delighted to have David Luiz at the Emirates after his summer move and wants to form a strong defensive partnership with the Brazilian.

07:22

Middlesex head coach Stuart Law admitted they had nobody to blame but themselves after a seven-wicket County Championship defeat against Division Two rivals Sussex at Hove on Tuesday.

Yesterday, 18:59

Sussex survived a determined recovery by Middlesex to beat them by seven wickets inside three days at Hove.

Yesterday, 12:40

Leah Williamson and Beth Mead have been named in Phil Neville's 24 player squad for the upcoming international friendly fixtures with Belgium and Norway.

Yesterday, 07:01

Sussex took two crucial wickets in the final hour of the second day to strengthen their position in the crucial Specsavers County Championship Division Two match against Middlesex at Hove.

Mon, 12:41

Following its use at this summer's Women's World Cup, Arsenal's Danielle van de Donk has admitted that she likes the VAR system and wants it in the FA Women's Super League, despite it being 'a bit over the top'.

As Arsenal pick up another three points, the Islington Gazette's Dan Mountney assesses their 2-1 win over Burnley at the Emirates on Sunday.

Mon, 07:01

Middlesex batsman Steve Eskinazi admitted the first day of their County Championship Division Two clash at Sussex had been 'hugely disappointing'.

Entertainment

Most of us regard Kings Place as the home of two concert halls. What's not often realised is that it's also a temple of words, and that the London Podcast Festival - which it annually hosts - is the beating heart of this new spoken-word art form.

Holloway Road is a special place for Claudio Vescovo and Gianluca D'Angelo. It was here, at number 157 precisely, that they opened their first Zia Lucia pizzeria in 2016, and three years later they are about to unveil Berto: a fresh pasta restaurant next door.

Matthew Bourne is the master par excellence in the re-interpretation of classics... and who could guess how he would present Shakespeare's Romeo and Juliet?

A few years ago there was a revival of interest in Frank Hurley's remarkable black and white images of the Boy's Own sounding Imperial Trans-Antarctic Expedition.

Vivian Moyo's objectives are noble, but they are also incredibly challenging. In her role as founder of the You Are Beautiful Project, the 34-year-old wants to "change the perception of beauty in the media," thus going some way to "teaching young girls to love themselves from within."

Andy Stanton's cult children's books gets a colourful funny musical treatment with a geniunely bad baddie

"When I was little," Janacek Wood recalls, "my Dad decided it would be fun to take me and my brother sledging down a mountainside in an inflatable kids' paddling pool. It took off like a hovercraft, he couldn't stop, hit a tree, and we were catapulted out onto the track below."

Handsome Family labelmate and former ballerina fronts a set of disarming, powerful reflections on love and life.

London's biggest Latin festival fuses food, DJs, music in dance in one glorious free celebration

A zesty adaptation of Jill Murphy's classic boarding school saga is a bubbling cauldron of girl power and magical power that had me spellbound

Pinkville finds Melancon facing his demons and hitting his stride with a series of vivid set pieces.

"Nothing will be wasted, all will be re-used, all food will be given away and all paintings will be on old boxes that have no value."

Styled as an early 20th century Parisian boudoir, The Duck Nest will serve cocktails, wines and beers upstairs from the fledgling Monsieur Le Duck restaurant in Clerkenwell. Co-owner Richard Humphreys brings us up to speed.

We can't help you to sleep in these outrageous temperatures (26 degrees! At midnight!) but we can nudge you in the direction of a free piña colada, which is surely just as good.

A brilliantly acted Shane Meadows-esque story of two runaways misses brilliance but its blunt realism yields some eye-catching moments

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