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Building work on the historic Golden Lane Estate has been suspended after a gas leak caused dozens of families to be evacuated from their homes.

A nurse was “nearly killed” when the ceiling of her housing association flat off the Holloway Road collapsed on Friday.

A pregnant bulldog with life-threatening injuries was found covered in faeces and abandoned in a Finsbury Park alley on December 2.

Elderly service users of a Highbury day centre set for demolition staged an impassioned and slightly surreal demonstration on the Town Hall steps last night.

A drug dealer caught with £800,000 worth of cocaine in the boot of his car has been sentenced to 12 years in jail.

Friday, December 7, 2018

Islington became the first council to pass a motion of no confidence in the government’s flagship social welfare reform last night.

Friday, December 7, 2018

Councillors met with pupils from a Finsbury primary school to celebrate a commitment to resettle 100 asylum-seeking children over the next 10 years.

Friday, December 7, 2018

Marks and Spencer’s bid to sell alcohol every day from 8am at a new Archway store has angered police and Islington Council due to the high number of street drinkers in the area – but the shop says it doesn’t stock the kind of booze that attracts alcoholics.

Thursday, December 6, 2018

Highbury Leisure Centre is to be partially reopened on Monday – but the building that went up in flames is to be demolished and it’s unknown who will foot the bill for repairs.

Sport

Saturday, December 8, 2018

Unai Emery has been speaking after Arsenal’s late 1-0 victory over Huddersfield Town at the Emirates. Read on for what he said about matchwinner Lucas Torreira as the Gunners made it 21 games unbeaten.

Saturday, December 8, 2018

Arsenal hosted Huddersfield Town at the Emirates on Saturday. Read on for Layth Yousif’s match report

Saturday, December 8, 2018

Arsenal hosted Huddersfield Town at the Emirates on Saturday. Read on for Layth Yousif’s PLAYER RATINGS

Friday, December 7, 2018

The 23-year-old earned praise for his inspiration effect on young people’s lives in the local area

Friday, December 7, 2018

Arsenal defender Rob Holding has ruptured the anterior cruciate ligament of his left knee it has been revealed.

Friday, December 7, 2018

Jordan Nobbs, the world class Arsenal and England midfielder will miss the 2019 Women’s World Cup after rupturing the anterior cruciate ligament in her left knee it has been confirmed.

Friday, December 7, 2018

Arsenal Football Club have issued a statement saying players will be ‘reminded of their responsibilities’ after a number of the squad were allegedly pictured inhaling nitrous oxide, or ‘hippy crack’, in a central London nightclub.

Friday, December 7, 2018

Finsbury Park head coach Gareth Chapman wants a reaction from his side when they take on the Wasps this weekend.

Thursday, December 6, 2018

Read the latest injury updates ahead of Saturday’s Premier League clash against Huddersfield Town at the Emirates.

Entertainment

The Ham&High columnist reminds us of our deep rooted connection to trees as he writs about Poplar’s missing poplars

CBeebies twins Dr Chris and Dr Xand rally gross out humour, self experimentation and interactive fun to teach children about the human body

Research from the MS Society has shown that 60 per cent of people who live with multiple sclerosis feel lonely – that’s 12 times the national average.

Customers rave about these family-friendly luxury cottages in the gorgeous Devon countryside complete with indoor and outdoor pools, tennis court and play area

Iconic 80s album artwork for Eurythmics, Bryan Ferry and Tina Turner goes on show at a Clerkenwell Gallery

A housing association based in Islington has curated an art show allowing their creative residents to exhibit work alongside a clutch of professional artists.

A riotous, innuendo-laden reworking of the classic fairytale will have you laughing out loud.

While the big guy in red makes his list and checks it twice, check out a selection of the finest festive events coming your way.

Warm, accessible and poppy alt-folk set gets some worthwhile extras thrown in.

Review: Thai Square, Islington

Tuesday, December 4, 2018

Two years after Thai Square in Islington was forced to close due to severe flooding, the restaurant has once again established itself as an elegant, comfortable spot for dinner and drinks on Upper Street.

The former Maccabees frontman Orlando Weeks comes to Union Chapel in December for two intimate concerts which tell the story of his debut novel: The Gritterman.

WGC’s central force bows out with a moving, cerebral set of alt-country fitting of his legacy.

This Sunday, the Jewish community will come together for the Islington Menorah Lighting; a celebration to mark the opening night of Chanukah.

Last year saw the successful return of classical music concerts to Kenwood House after a break of five years.

Union Chapel will host a programme of film screenings, carol singalongs and a Christmas market between December 3 and 9 as they bid to raise funds for their historic Sunday School Hall.

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