The "inconvenient" fences under Stroud Green bridge were finally removed yesterday - eight months after they were first installed.

A bus driver hit a pedestrian in Finsbury Park last night.

Yesterday, 17:17

A winter homeless shelter is set to open in the former Upper Holloway Crown Post Office.

Yesterday, 12:19

Women from Islington who are working at the forefront to prevent and tackle online extremism and gang violence have been awarded for their efforts.

Yesterday, 11:47

Security staff at Arsenal have taken part in the Home Office approved Prevent training programme, where they learnt to spot far right threats on matchdays.

Yesterday, 11:40

Alexandra Wylie Tower Foundation patron Juliet Stevenson visited the new Greens of Highgate shop in Muswell Hill last week to celebrate its contributions to a community food bank.

Yesterday, 10:09

Police are appealing for information after thugs threatened to stab a man on the Victoria line - one of a spate of robberies to plague the capital.

Yesterday, 10:04

A learning assistant at a pupil referral unit (PRU) has been crowned the most outstanding in the whole of the UK for going above and beyond the call of duty to help some of Islington's most troubled teenagers.

Tue, 16:57

Islington Conservatives will not contest the council by-election next month in St George's ward.



Islington Boxing Club had three juniors in action at the High Wycombe ABC show on Saturday.


Arsenal boss Unai Emery is expecting a tough test when Southampton visit the Emirates on Saturday. Read to see what he had to say on the game, Granit Xhaka, receiving the club's backing and more.


Former Arsenal physiotherapists Gary and Colin Lewin have opened a new sports injury clinic in Hainault.


Arsenal boss Unai Emery was left surprised by Tottenham Hotspur's decision to sack Mauricio Pochettino earlier this week, but praised Jose Mourinho after he was appointed by the Gunners' north London rivals. Read on to see what he had to say.


Arsenal defender Sead Kolasinac is a doubt for Saturday's Premier League clash with Southampton after picking up a hamstring injury on international duty, while team-mate Dani Ceballos is out of the game at the Emirates.


Islington Boxing Club hosted a charity dinner show for the Not Forgotten Association at Wellington Barracks in Westminster on Friday.


Islington southpaw John Ryder has been dreaming of becoming the super-middleweight champion of the world for many years.


Boston Arms took a giant stride towards an elusive Archway Darts Lague title as they condemned Sheephaven Bay to a humiliating 12-3 home drubbing for a sixth successive win.


Islington's primary schools district squad were edged out of the Inner London final of the English Schools' FA seven-a-side competition on Saturday.



One year after a cardiac arrest left him fighting for his life, Glenn Hoddle is planning a run of events where he'll speak about his glittering football career in front of a live audience. The last of these shows, on January 21, takes place at Alexandra Palace.

Barge East is a 114-year-old Dutch barge turned floating bar and kitchen docked upon the River Lee. Its seasonal menu and casual take on fine dining offers comfort and warmth to those who step on board - a little culinary escape from the hustle and bustle of east London life.

A stand off between Stalin and Russian poet Anna Akhamatova is brought to compelling life in Olivia Olsen's humane exploration of creativity and courage

A highlights package from an incredible year for the electronica legends.

Good service makes or breaks a restaurant.

Fresh pasta and creative flavour combinations from different Italian districts are on offer at Officina 00, which opened on Old Street back in September.

A hugely enjoyable, lusty gender swap prdouction fails to shed fresh light on Shakespeare's problematic play of coersive control

Miriam Margolyes stands out as vicious wheelchair bound Nell in a dysfunctional violent relationship with her inadequate son

A triumph of understated alt-folk arrangements and a warming musical kinship.

A fresh, hilarious and gender-blind modern take on Shakespeare's classic comedy of love and trust

When the titular Vassa, matriarch of the squabbling family in Mike Bartlett's adaptation of Maxim Gorky's Vassa Zheleznova, screams 'Enough!' during a blazing exchange in Act Three, it is a declaration shared by the audience.

If you're taking your tween and her mates for a birthday celebration manicure - as befits the craze amongst generation Z - you'll be hard pressed to find any salon more on trend than London Grace.

"This isn't really Hawaii," the blurb on Mor and Vahine's surf camp website warns potential guests.

When he first settled in London, Taewoo Kim spent five years working in Japanese restaurants like Gilgamesh and Sake no Hana before launching his own venture celebrating his Korean heritage.

Camping holidays don't have to be hard work, as Emma Bartholomew finds at a family surf camp in the north of Portugal.

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