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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.

An upmarket Finsbury Park bakery will join national chains at the City North development's retail offering next year.

Second in the series is a mid-franchise muddle of convoluted back stories with some stunning sequences

Whether you love it or loathe it, the spookiest evening of the year is fast approaching and there's lots of twisted fun to be had in our neck of the woods.

New York Knicks Frank Ntilikina is excited about playing a match in London as it will give his family and friends a chance to watch him play.

Meet the black cabbie from the Cally who does his bit for charity and limelights as a swing singer at venues like Charring Cross theatre.

An accountancy student from Finsbury Park has won an all-expenses-paid trip to Paris after being named north London's "apprentice of the year".

Independent salon Margaux offers gallic flair plus hair care with few chemicals

Paris St Germain coach Thomas Tuchel insists timings meant he was never close to replacing Arsene Wenger at Arsenal and has tipped the Frenchman to return to work.

Read Toby Miles' Malliot Blanc Column as the 18-year-old aspiring professional cyclist celebrates the gripping cobbled Stage Nine of the Tour de France and explains its value to the race.

Some 200 Muslims gathered in central London in a show of defiance against Donald Trump's visit today.

Jeremy Corbyn and Finsbury Park Mosque chairman Mohammed Kozbar have supported this afternoon's London protests against Donald Trump's visit to the UK.

Tomorrow is the 10th anniversary of Ben Kinsella's murder. His sister, Brooke, spoke frankly to James Morris about the impact it continues to have on her family and the state of knife crime in Islington in 2018.

Read our World Cup blog over the coming weeks. Lee Power reviews one of the late games on day 13 of the tournament

Seven film club pupils from Vittoria Primary School in Barnsbury made their own film - and had it shown in Paris at the Cinémathèque Française, the French equivalent of the BFI.

Football's worst kept secret is out - Arsenal have officially confirmed Unai Emery will become the club's new head coach.

Arsene Wenger had walked through the doors to the John Smith's to huge acclaim as he disembarked from the team bus on a gloriously sunny day in Yorkshire. But it was the reaction from a woman on the Huddersfield Town administrative staff which was as telling any reaction on this momentous afternoon.

International breaks are rarely welcomed with open arms by fans who miss their Arsenal fix - but for football lovers this week is serving up some tasty ties with 14 players from the club set to be amongst the action. Find out more with Rosie Tudball's comprehensive round-up.

Arsenal take on AC Milan in the second leg of the Europa League round of 16. The Gunners stunned the football world with a 2-0 win at the mighty San Siro. But read on for Layth Yousif's seven favourite Italian jobs he's seen in the flesh.

Eddie Jones insists England are negotiating an inevitable slump where the "game does not love you" after France handed Ireland the NatWest 6 Nations title by prevailing in Paris.

Arsenal's 2-0 win over AC Milan at the San Siro in the last 16 of the Europa League was one of their best in recent memory.

We are a group of Islington council workers and residents calling on Islington Council to immediately freeze any new investments in fossil fuels, write 25 Islington Council workers and nine members of the public in an open letter to the chair and deputy chairman of the Islington pension fund sub-committee.

Arsenal beat Crystal Palace 3-2 at Selhurst Park on Thursday evening with a Shkodran Mustafi first half strike and two goals from wantaway striker Alexis Sanchez. Read the transcript of what Arsene Wenger had to say in his post-match press conference.

It's two years this month since Layth Yousif and many others lost a wonderful friend and huge Arsenal fan Dawn John. Read his tribute to her from December 2015 days after she sadly passed away.

Zoe spends a stylish weekend in Paris, visiting the newly opened Yves Saint Laurent museum

Islington North MP Jeremy Corbyn has admitted hate crime towards women still blights his constituency - but he is confident more victims will start to come forward.

Muslim women will share their experiences of hate crime at Finsbury Park Mosque tonight.

A city worker who has played in Local Tennis Leagues in north London believes the scheme is the perfect way to escape the demands of a busy working lifestyle.

Climate change, grime and black masculinity, mobile phones, young adult fiction, short stories and more

A new exhibition looks behind the facade of desire

Bored of traditional yoga? There's a world beyond your well-worn Argos yoga mat, and it's a world of disco lights, hip hop tunes and ultra-challenging weights

Conor McPherson's script and direction expertly place Dylan's music within the plot, an exploration of the racism, poverty and hopelessness of 1930s America

Zoe Paskett talks to Andrea Stewart about writing recipes inspired by Twitter

Leah Donaldson talks to Eckhard Thiemann, artistic director of Shubbak Festival, a city-wide biennial celebration of Arab culture and history

Youngsters complete 270-mile journey from London to French capital

It's been a long hard season, one that will be remembered for fan unrest and a fifth place finish after as poor a run of league form in many a year. But this season will also be remembered for the glory of an incredibly brave Arsenal performance in the 2017 FA Cup Final that saw the Gunners pick up the trophy for a record 13th time in their long and illustrious history. Read on for Layth Yousif's player ratings from Wembley...

Spurs man in 25-man squad to face Scotland and France next month

Veras youngster excels in France

Wednesday, May 24, 2017

Squad member of Veras Academy Karate Club shows his talent at Stade Pierre de Coubertin

Meet top man, cult musician and fifth generation Gooner in this week's Q&A - Monkey from The Riders Of The Night

The nine-year-old boy from Islington who wowed people last year by conquering three of cycling's most feared climbs is gearing up for another adventure - and this time his sister is coming along for the ride.

For this week's Friday Fanzone we have none other than the legendary Arseblog. Read on for more...

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