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Yesterday, 16:00

A bank holiday heatwave could see record temperatures replace the wind and rain that has dogged August, the Met Office has said.

Yesterday, 15:19

A long-running radical bookstore in Caledonian Road was burgled by thieves who scaled roofs to gain entry on Wednesday night.

Yesterday, 13:35

Police recovered £3,000 worth of heroin, cocaine, ecstasy, cannabis and a machete during dawn raids in Finsbury Park yesterday.

Yesterday, 09:53

More than 300,000 people spent a total of £38million at major festivals in Finsbury Park last year, a report reveals.

Yesterday, 08:55

Prisoners at Pentonville have spoken of their traumatic knife crime experiences and offered advice to gang imperilled young people in a new podcast.

Yesterday, 08:31

Emily Thornberry has condemned plans to close the Old Street post office and reopen it inside a Co-op up the road as "partial privatisation".

Thu, 18:03

Students at the City of London Academies Trust's three Islington schools were celebrating some excellent GCSE results today - but the percentage of pupils passing English and maths is down across the board.

Thu, 16:59

Violent incidents in Pentonville prison have spiked by more than 50 per cent and the use of force by officers has "risen significantly" since 2017, a report states.

Thu, 16:58

The headteacher at an Islington free school claims the "abstract" new GCSE syllabus has made tests tougher for autistic students.

Sport

Arsenal U23s drew with defending Premier League 2 champions Everton at Emirates Stadium on Friday night.

Arsenal U23s climbed to second in the Premier League 2 table with an entertaining draw against Everton U23s at Emirates Stadium on Friday night.

Yesterday, 19:00

I Am Team GB - the Nation's Biggest Sports Day - returns on Saturday August 24 as Team GB and Toyota look to get the nation moving.

Yesterday, 18:30

Unai Emery says Arsenal must improve their record against the Premier League's best sides if they are to force their way back into the top four.

Yesterday, 17:55

Unai Emery has told Shkodran Mustafi and Mohamed Elneny to find new clubs in the coming days - for the good of their own careers.

Yesterday, 17:39

John Simpson is relishing the prospect of having AB de Villiers back at Middlesex for the final push towards the Vitality Blast knockout stages.

Yesterday, 15:00

Sam Cox is more determined than ever to win a British title following an extremely difficult year for the Islington boxer.

Yesterday, 12:00

North London are looking for their fourth win in a row when they take on Harrow Town in the Middlesex League Division Three on Saturday.

Yesterday, 07:39

Chris Morris and Kyle Abbott claimed three wickets apiece as Hampshire kept their Vitality Blast hopes alive with a seven-wicket win over Middlesex at Lord's.

Entertainment

Yesterday, 11:25

Robert Icke's Almeida swansong is a typically bold and epic updating - this time, of Arthur Schnitzler's 1912 Professor Bernhardi.

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.

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