The Dalston art gallery chief at the centre of a national “neo-Nazi” storm says she publicly linked LD50 to an apparent alt-right Twitter account because it was “funny”.

A car has flipped in Green Lanes this morning, closing the road near Clissold Park.

Volunteer paramedics will get a new ambulance station as part of a 130-home development in Stamford Hill.

Volunteers who scrutinise planning applications in Hackney’s conservation areas say they will no longer do the work because Hackney Council has stopped sending them the documents.

A flat above a Dixy Chicken in Hackney went up in flames last night.

Hundreds of sweaty people in vests could clash with hundreds of other sweaty people in vests when the Hackney Half marathon and a rave festival take place on the same day.

Dalston art gallery LD50 came under fire this week after it emerged it had hosted a conference and exhibition featuring speakers and works from the far-right. As anti-fascists gear up to protest in Tottenham Road on Saturday morning, the Gazette put some questions to director Lucia Diego.

Hackney Council’s proactive work to rid the streets of pigeons and gulls has made it the second biggest spender on bird control in the country.

Artists and campaigners will march on a controversial Dalston art gallery this weekend because they claim it supports neo-Nazis.

Ignoring demands to tear down an illegal roof extension has earned a Stoke Newington landlord a £40,000 court fine – and its director an arrest warrant.

An acoustic jam session that helps youngsters get their media training is returning for a new run.

Every week, we take to the streets to unearth something being manufactured or produced right here in Hackney. This week, we hear about two cereal-making sisters who have been bowled over by their own success.

Robert De Niro’s five-star hotel chain has angered neighbours at its new Shoreditch spot with plans to open its doors to the public for late-night entertainment.

A 20-year-old man has been charged with the murder of Lauric Lebato from Manor House.

A hula-hooping fitness class is going round again after being knocked back by the Dragon’s Den.

A workspace for artists and designers has opened in London Fields this week.

Campaigners have won their battle to stop Sainsbury’s opening a Local store in the old Highbury Vale police station.

Ex-England ace Sol Campbell dropped into a Stamford Hill community centre to serve up news of an award nod for its tennis programme.

A young man who was murdered in Leicester city centre has been named as Lauric Lebato from Manor House.

Council tax is set to rise by 3 per cent in Hackney as the town hall looks to make cuts of £13.8million.

Experienced business owners sat huddled around a table in London Fields Brewery last week to come up with a survival plan.

Hackney’s £1.2million family retreat mansion in a leafy Oxfordshire village has been given the green light – but neighbours are worried about who will be visiting.

A day nursery has buddied up with a sixth form college to encourage students to choose a career in childcare.

Dangerous drivers in Stamford Hill have been getting away with it for too long, police and neighbours say – but the culprits can now finally expect repercussions.

Four people are in hospital after panicked commuters stampeded out of Dalston Kingsland station amid fears of an explosion.

A father-of-four who had his jaw smashed in two places during a terrifying late-night mugging has warned others not to forget about the dangers on Hackney’s streets.

The police watchdog investigating the death of teen moped rider Lewis Johnson wants to speak to a mystery witness who may have vital mobile phone footage.

A man has appeared in front of magistrates charged with 10 robberies or attempted robberies in Stoke Newington targeting victims as young as 14.

Entertainer Len Belmont tells us how life as one of the country’s top ventriloquist and magic acts landed him a job on C4 show TFI Friday.

Choosing where to eat on buzzy Chatsworth Road can be difficult.

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