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Police are investigating the “unexplained” death of a man in Central Library last night.

A “mischievous” three-year-old who loved drawing died from unknown causes in hospital earlier this month – and her bereaved Canonbury mother is crowdfunding so she can afford her funeral costs.

“Jeremy Corbyn – we need you to help us in this global fight and be a hero,” said child eco-campaigners gathered outside his Islington North consituency office yesterday.

The community is celebrating “historic” changes to Highbury Corner after the gyratory was fully reopened to two-way traffic for the first time in 60 years on Easter Monday.

As I write this, Extinction Rebellion’s protests in central London have entered their second week. More than 1,000 people have been arrested and a few dozen have been charged with low-level crimes.

We are members of the Labour Party from Finsbury Park Ward, in Islington North, Jeremy Corbyn’s constituency Jenny Kassman, Islington (full address supplied) and 20 other Finsbury Park Labour Party members wrote to chief of defence staff Gen Sir Nick Carter.

Yesterday, 15:20

A disabled employee was made to “hotdesk” by Islington Council despite repeated calls from medical consultants to give her a fixed place to work, a judge has ruled.

Yesterday, 10:02

Islington’s health services have defended their gender pay gaps showing male staff earning more than women.

Mon, 16:44

A man was stabbed four times outside an Old Street supermarket in the early hours of this morning.

Sport

15:49

Arsenal boss Unai Emery has urged fans to support under fire defender Shkodran Mustafi, after the German was criticised following Sunday’s 3-2 defeat to Crystal Palace at the Emirates.

15:00

Young seamer Ethan Bamber is determined to prove himself as a Middlesex first choice and his family of actors might just help provide him with the self-belief and confidence to do so.

12:30

Arsenal travel to the West Midlands tonight to face Wolves in the Premier League, knowing that only a win will do in their hunt for a top four spot.

12:00

Former Middlesex and England legend John Emburey has predicted another tight Ashes series this summer thanks to the return of some of Australia’s big match winning players.

10:55

Islington middleweight Billy Underwood also in action this weekend

Yesterday, 16:47

Arsenal boss Unai Emery is confident his side will finish in the top four and qualify for next season’s UEFA Champions League ahead of a tricky trip to Wolves in the Premier League tomorrow night. Read on to find out what the Spaniard had to say.

Yesterday, 10:51

Islington super bantamweight Sam Cox also triumphed on same show

Yesterday, 07:47

Louise Quinn helped put Arsenal Women in pole position to lift their first WSL title in seven years on Sunday.

Mon, 08:00

Middlesex batsman Stevie Eskinazi was delighted to do his bit to help his side beat Gloucestershire at Lord’s in the Royal London One-Day Cup on Sunday.

Entertainment

Wednesday, April 17, 2019

Fresh off Olivier Award wins for Summer and Smoke, director Rebecca Frecknall and actress Patsy Ferran reunite at the Almeida – bringing a similarly expressive approach to Chekhov as they did to Tennessee Williams.

Comedy stars will take part in a concert at the Union Chapel to raise money for a cancer bereavement charity.

Alexis Michalik’s prison-set dark comedy boasts strong performances and explores human fallibility, but is tonally uneven and strains for credibility

Alexis Michalik’s prison-set dark comedy boasts strong performances and explores human fallibility, but is tonally uneven and strains for credibility

Two years ago Elliot Warren was performing his debut play in front of two or three people a night. Now he’s won an Olivier Award for it.

Clark might once again bite off more than the average listener can chew, but bear with it.

Dance music icon Judge Jules is adding an extra dimension to his shows with a new concept arriving at Scala on Friday, April 12.

Caryl Churchill’s 80s feminist classic gets an epic revival that has contemporary resonance if it sometimes lacks clarity and intimacy

Che Walker both directs and stars in Intra Muros at Park Theatre which asks what’s the point of theatre anyway?

A two-month photography show about “local people who are doing extraordinary things” gets underway at Islington Museum this Friday (April 5).

Last month, the Young Actors Theatre Islington hosted the first production of The No History of the Near Not Now, a play written by the multi award-winning Stephen Hornby. The 60-minute performance celebrated Islington’s extensive history for furthering LGBTQ+ causes.

Cillian Murphy gives a soul-touching performance as a grieving dad haunted by the avian embodiment of his loss.

Hompophobic brutality and post-colonial tension puts a gay relationship between an Egyptian and a British man under strain

The poet and artist Ruth Sutoyé has co-produced an exhibition of film and photography about black women who choose to shave their heads. She speaks with the Gazette ahead of the launch of Bald Black Girl(s) in Clerkenwell next month.

School photos are a rite of passage: a snapshot in time of bad hairstyles, gappy teeth and that hideous experiment with the blue eyeliner that went on for far too long.

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