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Yesterday, 21:28

Can one man make a difference? Bernie Grant MP did. He addressed representation and matters that bedevilled Black and ethnic communities during the Thatcher era. Alex Pascall OBE, co-founder of The Voice newspaper pays tribute.

Yesterday, 17:31

A Holloway bus driver who caught Covid-19 and died told his sister he couldn’t miss work because they would “cut his pay”, says his mother.

Yesterday, 16:12

Youngsters from across the world have responded to an Islington youth theatre’s Coronavirus Time Capsule project in which they provide a record of the pandemic from their perspective.

Yesterday, 13:30

Boris Johnson is in a “stable” condition after spending the night in intensive care as he battles coronavirus.

Yesterday, 13:04

Islington Council has closed its cemeteries at Trent Park and Islington & St Pancras due to the Covid-19 pandemic.

Yesterday, 11:53

A man was stabbed in Archway this morning.

Mon, 20:23

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

Mon, 17:30

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

Mon, 16:52

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.

Sport

Yesterday, 17:21

Royal Ascot will take place behind closed doors this season, if it goes ahead as planned in June.

Yesterday, 15:13

Football Association chairman Greg Clarke says everyone involved in the game must “step up and share the pain” as talks between players and clubs over wage deferrals and cuts continue.

Yesterday, 15:00

Middlesex Cricket and Jersey Cricket have agreed a long-term strategic partnership to increase opportunities for talented female cricketers.

Yesterday, 11:39

The remainder of the London Youth Games 2020 season has been cancelled due to the ongoing coronavirus pandemic.

Yesterday, 08:02

Jos Buttler’s status as an England World Cup winner has already assured his place in the history books but the shirt he wore at the decisive moment last summer could soon secure a more immediate legacy: helping save lives threatened by coronavirus.

Mon, 15:50

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

Mon, 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.

Mon, 12:00

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.

Mon, 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.

Entertainment

Mon, 19:31

Free live-streamed concerts and workshops to cheer up those in isoalation

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

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