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Landlords and restaurant owners in Islington were pleased to welcome back punters and diners for the first time in more than three months on ‘Super Saturday’, when the government eased lockdown restrictions.

The victim of the fatal shooting in Roman Way has been named by police as 22-year-old Imani Allaway-Muir.

Detectives are investigating a fatal collision in Pentonville Road.

Saturday, July 4, 2020

A man was shot dead in Islington in broad daylight this afternoon.

Friday, July 3, 2020

A man has been convicted of sexually assaulting a university student while he was wearing a dress and a silver wig.

Friday, July 3, 2020

Greenpeace’s boss has avoided a jail sentence, but the eco campaign group has been whacked with an £80,000 fine for trying to stop BP drilling for new oil at a field the government unlawfully granted a permit for.

Friday, July 3, 2020

Campaigners are continuing in their fight to save a “little forest” in Islington from the axe, two years after the plans were given the given light.

Thursday, July 2, 2020

A bank has given Islington schoolchildren all the tech needed for home schooling on the internet.

Thursday, July 2, 2020

Islington Council is urging people to join a union to keep them safe at work, as the country emerges from coronavirus lockdown.

Sport

17:00

Arsenal Women’s captain Kim Little celebrated her 30th birthday a week ago today.

16:07

Mesut Ozil and Matteo Guendouzi will again be absent when Arsenal host Leicester.

15:00

Boxing is back, after a lockdown lasting longer than expected, with some exciting championship clashes at the BT Studios in east London on Friday.

14:53

Mikel Arteta believes Arsenal need to win all five of their remaining matches – and say a little prayer – if they are to reach the Champions League.

08:00

With the Premier League back in action for the past couple of weeks after more than three months away due to the coronavirus pandemic, why not celebrate with another sports quiz?

Yesterday, 14:00

New Arsenal signing Malin Gut says it ‘feels amazing’ to sign for the club and revealed how Lia Walti played a role in her move.

Yesterday, 10:17

Arsenal head coach Mikel Arteta has offered an insight into what he expects from his players following the continued absences of Matteo Guendouzi and Mesut Ozil.

Saturday, July 4, 2020

Boss Mikel Arteta admits Arsenal have no room for error if they want to make a late Champions League charge.

Saturday, July 4, 2020

Bukayo Saka celebrated his new Arsenal deal by inspiring a crucial 2-0 win for Mikel Arteta’s side at Wolves.

Entertainment

Thursday, July 2, 2020

Futurist Tullio Crali’s stunning aeropainting and Alex Urie’s textured canvases offer a feast for the eyes of art-lovers emerging from lockdown

A nice film for the nice people who live in London’s middle-class Richard Curtis world but with likeable characters and lashings of innocence, it has a certain charm

Lee Min-jae’s romzomcom is implausible and inconsistent but also inventive, good-looking and funny

Colours Hoxton, EartH Hackney, and Islington Assembly Hall are among those to sign the Music Venue Trust’s open letter calling for support to survive.

The art-pop veterans, now in their sixth decade as Sparks, proffer another pick’n’mix of surreal nuggets

Islington-based Antony Wood’s supple translations pulsate with life and offer “an emotional diary” of the Russian writer from precocious teen to political exile

Award winning photographer Emile Holba asked A level students at the Islington academy to create a triptych of their lockdown capturing an object, a space and a portrait

The East Finchley comic delves into bullying, family breakdown and hero worshipping Paul Weller in the thoroughly readable To Be Someone

The Ham&High’s wine expert makes her recommendations for summer drinking

Liz talks to several producers in the Languedoc-Rousillon who put sustainability and the environment at the heart of their wine-making

A documentary about New York Antiquarian booksellers sounds boring, and it is: charmingly, endearingly, reassuringly dull.

A fascinating portrait of America’s foremost working director as a film student and documentary maker

Gloria! Digital Pride Festival is a diverse weekend of pole dance and splits classes, drag aerobics, bingo and fabulous performances by Ru Paul Drag Race stars

Frenetic, full-on and danceable new wave debut from Canada’s best new band

Regent’s Park couple Ahrash Akbari Kalhur and Nyisha Weber are now posting out their nitro-frozen desserts to fans who can’t come to their Camden Town parlour

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