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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.

The brothers behind Dalston cocktail bar Three Sheets are part of the team which has just launched Top Cuvée; a wine bar and bistro on Highbury's Blackstock Road.

Jamie Brown, of Archant's Local Impact initiative, explains how to use social media to your advantage

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

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.

Ainsley Maitland-Niles has been speaking courageously about his experiences of racism. Read on for Layth Yousif's report from London Colney.

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A new cocktail bar offering great drinks alongside modern Irish hospitality opened last week on the site of the former London Cocktail Club.

After an altercation with a bouncer outside a central London nightclub in March 2012, Julio Osorio was handed a five-year sentence in Wandsworth Prison.

The National Basketball Association (NBA) and Sky Sports today announced a new four-year broadcast and multiplatform partnership that will see Sky Sports become the NBA's exclusive broadcast partner and official website operator in the UK and Ireland.

Jack Wilshere has confirmed he is to leave Arsenal when his contract expires at the end of June.

Read our World Cup blog which will be featuring over the coming weeks. Lane Dias reviews the first of three matches on day two of the tournament

Raheem Sterling's gun tattoo may have been met with understanding in the England ranks but manager Gareth Southgate has revealed the player felt the need to apologise to his team-mates after reporting late for the World Cup training camp.

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.

It's been a busy seven days for Arsenal and reporter Layth Yousif. Read on for his review of one of the better weeks of Arsenal's season.

What a difference a year makes. Despite Jack Wilshere's ankle ligament strain at Stamford Bridge on Wednesday night after he attempted to block a Danny Drinkwater cross during the Carabao Cup semi-final first leg, the future looks bright for the talented Arsenal midfielder who turned 26 on New Year's Day. A fay cry from this time 12 months ago as he watched from the stands as Arsenal played Bournemouth at the Vitality Stadium.

Brazil winger Malcom is generating a lot of transfer talk, and his latest social media post has only served to fuel speculation.

A cracking late goal from Hector Bellerin rescued a point for Arsenal after Marcos Alonso looked to have won the game for visitors Chelsea with an 85 minute finish.

The Homerton performer's show is back for a week in December, with a modern and "ridiculous" retelling of the New Testament

Arsenal legend Ian Wright created so many happy memories for fans across the planet, but he also upset the club's loyal supporters in Australia this week by comments on Twitter - prompting them to raise the money for his airfare Down Under so he can experience their passion first-hand.

The Mayor of London issued a rallying call to young people across the capital today as he launched a new anti-knife campaign saying: 'Don't carry a knife, we need you alive'.

From bruising and stubble on Lee Harvey Oswald's face, to the vivid red of the Russian flag flying over the Reichstag, or the turquoise of Bikini Atoll beneath a mushroom cloud, a new book transforms some of history's most evocative images into colour

Twin Peaks superfan Lindsey Bowden has founded the UK's only official festival and recreated surreal locations from the fictional town in Hornsey Town Hall

Arsenal legend Tony Adams has slammed Arsene Wenger for loaning out Jack Wilshere to Saturday's opponents Bournemouth last term.

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

With the Premier League season nearly upon us today sees the return of our popular series Friday Fanzone where we quiz loyal Gooners about their views on all things Arsenal. Read on for Pierre Hertin from the Sweden Arsenal supporters club and their banner, an Arsenal trophy prompting his first taste of alcohol - and the best answer we've had so far to 'what's your biggest scrape as a fan'...

An independent Caribbean takeaway has been forced to close after being billed £11,000 for fly-tipping - Islington's biggest ever fine for the offence.

Arsenal won the Emirates Cup despite a 2-1 loss at home to Sevilla on Sunday.

Unsettled Arsenal forward Alexis Sanchez has posted a selfie on his Instagram account in which he claims to be 'sick'.

Brooke Dennis tells ZOE PASKETT about setting up The London Loom in Hackney Downs

BRIDGET GALTON talks to Charlotte Josephine, a writer exploring where our desire to shame others with vengeful sexual images comes from in Blush at the Soho Theatre

Fold in Newington Green was started last year by two Hackney instructors and comes with a clear message: to promote wellness, inclusivity and rein back on some of modern yoga's more aerobics-based aesthetics

The widow of an academic stabbed to death outside his home has raised more than £25,000 in a crowdfunding campaign to get "justice for my family and husband".

Siblings are crowned national champions

Half-Irish, Catalonia-born singer Nuria Graham talks to GREG WETHERALL about her swift ascent in music and her gripes with using social media

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