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Fri, 18:27

Four moped bandits who armed themselves with axes, samurai swords and zombie knives before carrying out a spate of phone snatches and robberies in Islington and Camden were convicted at Blackfriars Crown Court today.

Fri, 17:00

Workers fear they’ve been inhaling harmful fibres for years after a staff area in the Barnsbury Estate was “locked down” yesterday following an asbestos inspection.

Fri, 13:45

A businesswoman has opened a children’s boutique in Dalston selling organic clothing and hand-crafted black dolls inspired by the women in her life.

Fri, 10:17

A mother and her son have been sentenced for smuggling drugs into Pentonville prison.

Thu, 19:19

The family of a Highbury man who suffered “severe spinal injuries” after his car flipped over in Crete are fundraising to fly him back to England for specialist care.

Thu, 17:11

A man who fatally stabbed his “friend” in self-defence after robbing him at knifepoint was cleared of his murder at the Old Bailey today.

Thu, 11:30

A Holloway care centre still has made some progress since its last inspection but still “requires improvement”, according to a report published last month.

Thu, 11:15

The business community surrounding Exmouth Market has come together to give rough sleepers warm clothes, hot meals, haircuts, Oyster cards and more.

Thu, 11:01

A major construction company has won the contact to deck-out Highbury’s “world class” new film school ahead of its grand opening in September.

Sport

Yesterday, 12:37

Great Britain’s men were defeated 2-0 by Australia while the GB women fell to a 3-0 loss in the latest FIH Pro League double header in Perth.

Arsenal U23s thrashed Spurs U23s 4-0 at the Lamex on Friday evening in Premier League 2. Read on for our popular ‘one-word player ratings’ now.

Arsenal U23s triumphed 4-0 in their Premier League 2 Division 1 North London Derby with Tottenham Hotspur U23s.

Fri, 16:00

Invincibles Kennedy’s tightened their grip on the Archway League title race with a 14-1 thrashing of hosts Old Oak.

Fri, 14:00

Islington’s Anaconda Swimming Club picked up a dozen medals the final weekend of Middlesex Age Group Championship action at Enfield.

Fri, 12:00

Islington Boxing Club had two winners at the inter region show between London and Southern Counties at The Roundhouse, Dagenham on Sunday.

Fri, 10:00

Finsbury Park head coach Gareth Chapman says his side are still aiming to win the league despite a set back in their title charge, writes Jacob Ranson.

Thu, 22:05

Unai Emery insists he trusts his Arsenal players to overturn their Europa League deficit to BATE Borisov following a surprise first-leg defeat in Belarus.

Thu, 20:14

Alexandre Lacazette was sent off as a strong Arsenal side slumped to a surprise defeat at the hands of BATE Borisov to leave their Europa League last-32 tie finely poised heading into the second leg.

Entertainment

Fri, 14:42

Gillian Anderson and Lily James give stellar performances in Ivo Van Hove’s reworking of the Bette Davis classic about a scheming understudy

Pigeonhole-phobic Joseph Mount and friends sprinkle some sonic extras on their breakthrough record.

At first glance, there’s nothing out of the ordinary about Helen Thomas, the protagonist of Alexandra Sheppard’s debut book: Oh My Gods.

Seismic life events trigger new sonic adventures for this troubadour duo, with some exciting, propulsive results.

Anne Washburn’s latest play stages a nightmarish dinner party with Donald Trump, his entourage, and entrances by James Comey and George Bush

Haven’t we seen this so-so dystopian thriller before?

Valentine’s Day is on the approach – do you have plans locked in? It’s no problem if not, because we’ve rounded up a bunch of romantic things to do across Hackney and Islington.

A major exhibition of work by Sir Don McCullin has just launched at Tate Britain, offering a unique insight in to the great photographer’s decorated and varied life behind the camera.

Tale of a middle-aged drunk who takes a bonding trip to Thailand with his long-suffering son is fun, but overstuffed with issues

“The most rewarding part of this job is seeing people recover from serious mental health crises through the joy of music.”

Tri-continental punk-rock trio show a bit of imagination can go a long way on this fizzing debut.

“Our mission is to completely re-invent the perception of the sausage,” says Mariam French, managing director of X-Upper, a new restaurant launching in Islington on Friday March 1.

S&M antics and gender swapping don’t make for a riveting night out at the theatre despite a luminous performance by Cate Blanchett

Wild Food Café in Covent Garden has been a staple of London’s vegan food scene for several years now. It’s been serving up plant-based and raw-food dishes – as well as championing foraged ingredients – since well before the explosion in vegan-dining that’s taken hold in the capital lately.

The King’s Head’s very funny revival of Kevin Elyot’s play about sex, love and loyalty between a gay couple transfers to the West End

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