Monthly Archives: November 2014

Review: Discover your inner child at London’s first board game café

November 30, 20141

  Draughts is London’s first board game café and opened this month in Hackney. Located in a brick building right under the Overground tracks at Haggerston, the café has a
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Cycling in the capital: a dangerous affair

November 29, 20140

  It was just another ride home from work. Jack Ostrofsky, a 44-year-old building surveyor, unlocked his bike on Westminster Bridge Road after a long day at work and began
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Opinion: May is right to ban hate preachers from universities

November 27, 20140

It is one thing to practise a religion, but quite another to despise everyone who does not agree. On Monday, extremist preacher Imran ibn Mansur, known for his homophobic attitudes,
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Radical change needed for Islington’s unemployed, report says

November 26, 20140

Pioneering measures were proposed today to get the borough’s unemployed into jobs

Cycle theft in Islington: Who is really at fault?

November 26, 20141

  If you use cycling as a regular way of getting around in London, then you probably think about this almost every day. You may try to reassure yourself whenever you
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The reality of crime in Islington

November 24, 20140

With some of the highest average housing prices in London, Islington is generally perceived as an affluent borough. So how come it has higher crime rates than Hackney?

Islington Lib Dems condemn Thornberry tweet

November 21, 20140

Islington’s  Liberal Democrats seized the opportunity to condemn Labour’s Emily Thornberry after the MP for Islington South and Finsbury resigned from her post as Shadow Attorney General yesterday. “For somebody who prides herself
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Islington MP quits over “snobbish” tweet

November 21, 20140

By Emma Volney and Yannic Rack The MP for Islington South and Finsbury has resigned from the Shadow Cabinet after being accused of ‘outrageous snobbery’. Labour’s Emily Thornberry stepped down as
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Opinion: Why I couldn’t wear a poppy

November 18, 20140

Remembrance Day is a yearly fixture in British life, but not everyone living in the UK takes it for granted. One German student in London mulls it over and decides that poppies
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Theatre review: ‘Piranha Heights’ at the Old Red Lion Theatre

November 17, 20140

A violent, disturbing vision of British society, the revised version of Philip Ridley’s black comedy Piranha Heights is not for the faint- hearted. First staged in 2008 at the Soho Theatre, D.E.M.
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