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17:27
The Shapes nightclub in Wallace Road, Hackney (Picture: Vikki Lince)

A nightclub owner closed his own venue 24 hours before councillors were set to shut it over an alleged rape at a private sex party.

Brewing at Hackney Brewery, under a railway arch in Haggerston

In the last year alone, there has been a 24 per cent rise of craft breweries opening in London – and one in five breweries in the capital call Hackney “home”. Emma Bartholomew explores why Hackney is such a hub

Wenlock Road, where the stabbing took place

A man has been charged with attempted murder, following a stabbing in Wenlock Road, Hoxton, on Saturday.

12:33
Eight primary school pupils were thrown out of schools last year. Picture: PA

Eight primary school children were thrown out of Hackney schools last year, a new league table of shame has revealed.

Shaneil Martin

Detectives in Hackney have released CCTV images of the last sighting of a vulnerable 13-year-old girl, who has been missing from home for three days.

10:36
Police taped off a section of London Fields near Landsdowne Drive on Tuesday. (Picture: @pure_richard).

A 13-year-old girl was raped by a teenage boy in a late-night attack in London Fields.

Row: Dominic Benjamin works out in Clissold Park (Picture: Polly Hancock)

An exasperated personal trainer is set to lodge his 11th formal complaint against Clissold Leisure Centre for “harassing” him while he works out.

Yesterday, 13:50
Lord Glasman praised Shomrim's work (Picture: Mike Brooke)

An “irate” Labour peer stormed out of court to meet the governor of the Bank of England after being made to wait for almost two hours to give evidence.

Yesterday, 11:08
The scene of the incident in Rossendale Street (Photo: London 999 Feed @999London)

A 21-year-old man was stabbed in Rossendale Street, Upper Clapton, last night.

Sport

Danny Arnold during his run to the junior ABA final with St Pancras ABC. Pic: Dieter Perry

Former St Pancras ABC star Danny Arnold has been tipped to become a professional champion by the club’s trainer CJ Hussein.

Leyton Orient assistant manager Andy Edwards (right) watches on at Dagenham & Redbridge alongside Andy Hessenthaler (centre) and Danny Webb. Pic: SIMON O'CONNOR

Experienced coach reflects on victory at Dagenham and how results in pre-season count for little in the end

Leyton Orient manager Andy Hessenthaler (pic: Simon O'Connor).

Andy Hessenthaler’s team may have to make a trip to Brighton during the week, but will hope to play twice at Brisbane Road

Paul McCallum celebrates scoring for Leyton Orient (pic: Simon O'Connor).

Pre-season friendly: Dagenham & Redbridge 1 Leyton Orient 2

Yesterday, 18:52
Spurs Ladies forward Bianca Baptiste (right). Pic: Clive Jones

Spurs Ladies won a cup double last season and forward Bianca Baptiste would love to go one better and secure a treble this term – but she believes the focus should be on the league and a top-three finish.

Yesterday, 15:14
Tottenham manager Mauricio Pochettino

Mauricio Pochettino has shown his willingness to put his faith in Tottenham’s youngsters on plenty of occasions, and they will usually thank him for it.

Yesterday, 14:30
Leyton Orient goalkeeper Charlie Grainger in action against Luton Town in the Johnstone's Paint Trophy (pic: Simon O'Connor).

League Two club face recently relegated rivals this evening with Dean Cox likely to feature from the off at Victoria Road

Yesterday, 10:30
Leyton Orient defender Sean Clohessy in action against Charlton Athletic. Pic: TIM REDER

Experienced right-back reflects on goalless draw with Charlton Athletic and competition for places in the squad

Mon, 14:00
Russell Slade (left) and Kevin Nugent returned to Brisbane Road at the weekend with Charlton Athletic. Pic: SIMON O'CONNOR

Addicks boss returned to Brisbane Road for the first time since leaving at the weekend and was given huge applause by home supporters

Entertainment

Laura Albert created J.T. LeRoy.

Film tells the story of Laura Albert’s creation of J.T. LeRoy, a 13 year old, drug addicted, son of a prostitute, gender confused child author

Ellen Degeneres voices the forgetful fish in Finding Dory. Picture: Disney Pixar.

Finding Dory follows the traditional definition of a sequel – rehash what worked the first time and change just enough for it not to be a remake.

A rough-’n’ready rallying cry from the eight-time Grammy-winner and his new besties.

Anne Archer stars as Jane Fonda. Picture: Keith Pattison.

Anne Archer stars as ‘Hanoi Jane’ but gives ‘too little depth of characterisation’

Matt Damon returns as Jason Bourne. Picture: Universal Pictures.

Matt Damon returns as a multi-faceted killer but remains without personality

TripKitchen and Bar in Acton Mews, Haggerston

Professionally trained ballet dancers Montse and Giuliana have translated the ethos of what’s on offer at their dance and yoga studio into their menu at TripKitchen next door.

Greg Hicks in the Kreutzer Sonata. Picture: Ciaran Dowd.

Pozdnyshev’s ruminations on equality – never possible as long as women are viewed by men as sexual playthings - are as current as when Tolstoy wrote them in 1889

FK Alexander writes Samuel Becket script in her own blood

Richard Herrins in on the bill at a festival where artists and audiences are encouraged to take risks

Cargo at The Arcola Theatre 
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Tess Berry-Hart

. Picture: Mark Douet.

Berry-Hart’s contribution to the genre is to set her scenario in a violent, filthy dystopian future. The results are hit and miss.

Dubliner Andrew Maxwell headlines the comedy festival

The open air festival takes place in Shoreditch Park on July 24

Ben Gore's Goodbye Blue Monday

Ben Gore’s Goodbye, Blue Monday follows the journey into adulthood

Greek film Chevalier follows six men on a luxury Aegean boat trip

In Chevalier, six successful men on a luxury Aegean boat trip end up in the ultimate contest.

Neil Young's Earth

He’ll test your patience more than once during the 28-minute wig out Love And Only Love

Commercial, industrial, investment-oriented? Or artisan, small-scale, family-centred? Which is the future of wine-making?

Ady Suleiman

Having supported the likes of Michael Kiwanuka, Lianne La Havas and Laura Mvula, the 24-year-old brings understated charisma to a sold out venue.

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