Forty per cent of young people in north east London, including in Islington, believe their future goals are now “impossible” due to the pandemic, a study has found.

For our Shop Local campaign this week, we hear from Adele Salem, owner of vintage shop Four-and-Twenty Blackbirds. We are calling on our readers to back independent businesses like hers, who are in a worse trading position than before the pandemic.

Yesterday, 17:24

Arsenal fans have raised £35,000 in the past five days for charities in Islington by boycotting the pay-per-view clash at the Emirates with Leicester City.

Yesterday, 15:33

Extinction Rebellion (XR) protesters have vacated Highbury Corner where they had set up home in the treetops for the past three weeks - but Islington Council’s plans to chop them down to make way for a block of flats have been thwarted yet again after another protest group took their place.

Yesterday, 11:15

Marcus Rashford may be an England international but it’s worth remembering that a large proportion of the country really don’t like Manchester United. Yet he has brought the country together in a way Boris, Keir, Ed, Sian et al can only dream of.

Sunday, October 25, 2020

Gordon Shrigley looks at the “confidently no-nonsense Brutalist” Hoxton Press towers.

Saturday, October 24, 2020

Letters, contributions and comments sent in from Post readers this week.

Friday, October 23, 2020

Islington Council is supporting footballer Marcus Rashford’s campaign to ensure no child goes hungry this half-term, following the government’s failure to fund free school meal vouchers during the holiday,

Friday, October 23, 2020

A storytelling theatre charity is set to capture audiences’ imaginations from an underused section of an Islington library.



Arsenal duo Vivianne Miedema and Katie McCabe have been nominated for the Barclays FA Women’s Super League player of the month for October.


Caitlin Foord says she is ‘enjoying life at Arsenal’, having started the season on fine form.

Yesterday, 16:00

Danielle Van de Donk scored a brace as the Netherlands secured their spot in Euro 2022 after a 7-0 win over Estonia.

Sunday, October 25, 2020

Leicester secured a first away league win at Arsenal in 47 years as Jamie Vardy once again proved to be the scourge of the Gunners.

Saturday, October 24, 2020

Arsenal’s huge showdown with Women’s Super League rivals Chelsea is set to be broadcast live on BT Sport on Sunday, November 15 with a 2.30pm kick off time.

Thursday, October 22, 2020

Mikel Arteta heaped praise on Thomas Partey after he impressed on his full Arsenal debut in their comeback Europa League win over Rapid Vienna – but insists there is much more to come from the deadline day signing.

Thursday, October 22, 2020

Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang came off the bench to spare the blushes of goalkeeper Bernd Leno as Arsenal scored twice in four minutes to earn a Europa League victory over Rapid Vienna.

Thursday, October 22, 2020

Four Arsenal players have been named in the Women’s Super League team of the week after impressing in Sunday’s 6-1 win over Tottenham Hotspur.

Wednesday, October 21, 2020

James McDonnell, affectionately referred to as “Jimmy Mac” among the capital’s boxing fraternity, was born on September, 12, 1960 and hailed from Camden Town.


Friday, October 23, 2020

The 90-seat Arcola Outside will bring Covid-safe community performances to Dalston during the pandemic

Remake of the Roald Dahl story switches the action to sixties Alabama but it’s little more than a boring pantomime that talks down to children

The theme of Jo Hicks and Dr Zadok’s handiwork was chosen by Islington residents by a public vote

Hundreds answered a call from fashion designer Jonny Banger to draw their feelings across Boris Johnson’s ‘stay at home’ letter, and the anarchic results are on display

Film review: Relic (15)

Thursday, October 22, 2020

There’s slow-burn tension and creeping unease in this domestic chiller about three generations of women in a ramshackle house, but is it style over substance?

Film review Shirley (15)

Thursday, October 22, 2020

Elisabeth Moss plays the agoraphobic depressive author of The House On Haunted Hill who develops a twisted relationship with a young couple come to stay

In this sophisticated thriller, Mick Jagger is a reptilian art collector hosting an artist an art critic and an American tourist - but which one is the fake?

Sustainability is the latest watchword in wine-making with producers not only ditching chemicals to go organic but looking at packaging, water use and treatment of workers

Although wine sales to bars and restaurants have plummetted, Liz detects a growing trend for chemical-free earth-friendly tipples which don’t compromise on taste

Tufnell Park couple Emily Bruni and Matt Wilkinson stage a monologue about a disgruntled actress and a murdered director at Never For Ever in Highgate Road

Hackney based immersive theatre specialists Swamp Motel have released their second virtual detective game which sets us on the hunt for a powerful artefact

The National frontman’s alchemical swirls of dark lyricism and classic country soul make for an intoxicating debut.

Max Porter reads his acclaimed novel at Islington’s Union Chapel to raise funds for homelessness charity The Margins Project

Camden Market radio service CDNX plays old and new music but founder Sammy Jacob says there will always be a need for live gigs

The Irish music legend will play two shows at Vince Power’s Powerhaus at Camden Lock

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