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.
Jeremy Corbyn and Emily Thornberry are seething over the imminent closure of a historic Holloway women’s centre – they say its “tragic” loss is just the latest mental health service casualty to central government cuts.
As King’s Cross charity New Horizon Youth Centre continues its crusade against youth homelessness, its latest plans include making sure Londoners remember April Fool’s Day isn’t always funny – and tentatively trying to build a new homelessness shelter.
Arsenal take on Rennes at the Emirates Stadium in the second leg of their Europa League last-16 tie, needing to overturn a 3-1 deficit to reach the quarter finals. Can they do it? Keep up to date on the action with the Islington Gazette’s live blog to find out.
An axe-wielding gang of seven moped robbers have been jailed for a combined total of more than 40 years for a string of crimes across Camden, Islington, Westminster and the City – including a £90,000 heist at a handbag store and the terrifying attempted robbery of a West End jewellery shop.
Matteo Guendouzi and Unai Emery have been speaking ahead of Arsenal’s Europa League clash with Rennes on Thursday. Read on for what the French midfielder and the Gunners boss discussed including Alex Lacazette’s European ban, the north London derby, Rennes’ extra preparation time and Hatem Ben Arfa.
Venues around Hackney and Islington are marking International Women’s Day in style this year. Starting with a whiskey masterclass and moving on to a special quiz, live music and free massages at the weekend – here are five ways to make the most of your #IWD2019.
On March 26, Northern Ballet’s latest creation – Victoria – arrives at Sadler’s Wells. Directed and Choreographed by Cathy Marston, this latest creation focuses on the life of one of history’s most intriguing women. We spoke to Cathy ahead of the show’s five-day run in London.
Gunners legend Alan Smith has been speaking exclusively with Arsenal reporter Layth Yousif at the London Football Awards, in aid of national charity, Willow ahead of the North London derby on Saturday. Read on for what he said about the eagerly-awaited fixture
The grandfather of Islington’s soon-to-be education chief Kaya Comer-Schwartz was seized for putting furniture back into a Jewish family’s home and taken to Dachau concentration camp. Here, she recounts his story of survival and not seeking revenge.
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.