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A housing developer is working to tackle Hackney’s housing crisis by targeting Londoners who are priced out of the affordable property market and salaried out of social housing.

Firefighters went on strike at 6pm today.

Firefighters in Hackney have gone on strike this evening as part of a long-running dispute with the government over pension reforms.

James Petevinou was convicted of one count of harassment

A detective based in Stoke Newington has been convicted of harassing a woman earlier this year.

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.Creative Unity steel band banging the drum for Vicky Park

The People of London’s East End have been banging the drum to celebrate their favourite Victoria Park topping the Green Flag poll as Britain’s best public space.

Nina Sologubenko

Dog owners ready for their close-up are invited to participate in a charity fundraiser next week in Victoria Park.

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Nana Fatimah Ogunfemi who came up with the idea for the app Kinship to help families keep in touch (photo: Arnaud Stephenson)

A Tech City businesswoman has called out for investors to give more support to start-up founders going it alone.

Planned engineering work could affect your journey this weekend.

There is a relatively minor programme of planned closures on the Tube and Overground network this weekend - but they could still affect your journey. Read on for the lowdown.

Sport

To say it’s been a frustrating opening to the season for Leyton Orient is an understatement, but defender Mathieu Baudry feels the team need the fans more than ever.

Leyton Orient manager Mauro Milanese. Pic: Gavin Ellis/TGSPHOTO

Leyton Orient manager Mauro Milanese insists his side need to be ‘more nasty than nice’ if they are to get out of the troubles they find themselves in.

Eric Dier

Eric Dier admits it has been a steep learning curve in the Premier League and that he has made mistakes – but the 20-year-old is thrilled to have been so heavily involved for Tottenham since his arrival.

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Leyton Orient's Gianvito Plasmati. Pic: Gavin Ellis/TGSPHOTO

Leyton Orient manager Mauro Milanese was pleased with Italian striker Gianvito Plasmati’s debut on Tuesday night despite the 2-0 defeat to Preston North End.

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Hackney captain Will Bowers. Pic: Paolo Minoli

Hackney captain Will Bowers is confident his side can do better than consolidate their league status in London North-West Division Three this season – despite Saturday’s 24-6 defeat at Fullerians.

Jan Vertonghen (right) in action against Brighton at White Hart Lane last night

Lifting the Capital One Cup could be the key to unlocking Tottenham’s potential, giving them a winning mentality and providing the spark that takes the club on to bigger things, according to Jan Vertonghen.

Erik Lamela celebrates after putting Tottenham ahead at White Hart Lane

Erik Lamela came off the bench at half-time and got the crucial breakthrough nine minutes later as Tottenham earned a 2-0 home win over Brighton and advanced to the quarter-finals of the Capital One Cup.

Entertainment

Yesterday, 11:46

Jonas Hassen Khemiri’s play is an unpredictable and exciting tale that warns us of the lack of permanence in life.

Yesterday, 11:35
Nick Le Prevost as Sir Anthony and Gemma Jones as Mrs Malaprop in The Rivals

This plush, effervescent staging of Richard Sheridan’s comedy The Rivals represents a first for Dalston’s Arcola Theatre. Featuring a sterling cast including Gemma Jones and Justin Edwards, never before has the venue produced a late Restoration piece.

Yesterday, 11:29
Music Untamed - Grand Union Orchestra

The Hackney Empire’s credentials may have risen in indie music circles recently after hosting electronic star FKA Twigs to much acclaim, but as a reflection of east London’s rich and diverse cultural heritage, there are few acts that feel more at home there than the Grand Union Orchestra.

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The wonderful interior of Bourne and Hollingsworth

Anyone who’s been to one of the elegant yet raucous Blitz or Prohibition parties will know that Bourne and Hollingsworth, a new restaurant from the same team, is likely to be a stylish, aesthetically pleasing evening if nothing else.

Thursday, October 23, 2014
The Bayou, in Camden Town

There’s a whole lot of burgers and southern style ribs and chicken being chowed down in London these days, but on the way to Bayou in Camden Town it crossed my mind that this is the first Creole-themed eatery in the capital.

Thursday, October 23, 2014
Natalie Mendoza as Imelda Marcos with cast including Dean John-Wilson as Ninoy Aquino

With an Evita revival running in the West End, there seems a trend for musicals about despotic, spendthrift self-styled women-of-the-people who married international leaders.

Competitions

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It’s a fact of life that you can never have enough shoes. The opportunity to increase the size of your collection is especially tantalising when a free pair is on the cards.

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“Space is hard and today was a tough day.”

One pilot is dead and another seriously injured after the craft exploded over the Mojave desert.

One pilot has died and another is seriously injured after a rocket belonging to billionaire Sir Richard Branson’s space tourism venture crashed during a test flight. Virgin Galactic’s SpaceShipTwo rocket came down in the Mojave Desert in California. An eyewitness reported that the craft exploded in flight after ignition. A Virgin Galactic spokesman said the […]

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