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Arsenal club mascot thrills pupils at Hargrave Park School

Arsenal double-winner Nigel Winterburn and the club mascot Gunnersaurus Rex thrilled pupils at Hargrave Park School in Archway on Monday when they helped open a state-of-the art all-weather astro-turf pitch in the playground. Funded by the Arsenal Foundation after a “Legends” match against AC Milan last September raised £1m, the club have set the money

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Finsbury Park Mosque: “Its more than just a mosque now”

Taken over by extremist Abu Hamza and his supporters in the late-90s, the Finsbury Park Mosque’s congregation dwindled to a handful of radicalised Jihadists. In the decade since Hamza’s removal, chairman Mohammed Kozbar has reverse the mosque’s fortunes and brought thousands of worshippers through its doors. The door of the Finsbury Park Mosque is open

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Arsenal take a walk on the wild side

The abundant species of football’s diverse and complex ecosystem prowled the long grass of north London’s streets this weekend. To the seasoned wildlife observer, it wasn’t difficult to tell the specimens apart. And, it being FA Cup quarter final weekend, the full gamut of animal emotion was on display. On Sunday, in neighbouring Haringey, the

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