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A father has hit out at “cold” Hackney Homes staff who insisted he move his young daughter back to the home where she witnessed her mother’s death in a road accident.

Yesterday, 16:46
Kingsland Shopping Centre

Shoppers are being urged to boycott the car park of a popular retail mall this weekend after parking charges doubled overnight.

Yesterday, 14:26
Keiarni Hamilton-Hughes

Hackney Police are growing increasingly concerned for the welfare of a teenage boy who has been missing for nearly a fortnight.

Yesterday, 09:58
The lorry ploughed into the back of a bus [Photograph by Anna Milne]

The London Ambulance Service were called to a collision between a lorry and a bus at 9.05am, just after the morning rush hour.

Wed, 15:00

Applications are now open for a film course for young Hackney residents.

Wed, 13:00
The fireworks display in Barking is one of the largest in London

Sparks are set to fly this November as Hackney Council will host the borough’s first public firework display in more than 10 years.

Wed, 12:06
Simon Lawrence

Hackney’s borough commander has warned residents to beware of burglars once the clocks go back this weekend, when criminals traditionally intensify in their prowl for valuables, gifts and cash.


Harry Kane scored a hat-trick while Erik Lamela netted a brace, including a wondergoal, as Tottenham thumped Asteras Tripolis 5-1 in the Europa League at White Hart Lane.

Yesterday, 16:51
Jack Price (left) has been forced to go back to Wolves for treatment on his ankle injury. Pic: Simon O'Connor.

Leyton Orient have suffered another blow after midfielder Jack Price has been forced to cut short his loan with the O’s following an injury picked up in the 2-0 win over Doncaster Rovers on Tuesday night.

Yesterday, 15:57
Rowers from Mossbourne Academy

Hackney’s finest young rowers caused more than a ripple last weekend after competing for the first time at the senior British Championships in Nottingham.

Yesterday, 12:00
White Hart Lane

Tottenham blogger David Lee was pleased to see a change of direction in the last home game against Southampton and believes the Lilywhites should continue to kick towards the Park Lane end in the second half at White Hart Lane.

Yesterday, 07:18
Lukas Podolski scores Arsenal's winner against Anderlecht (Photo by Dean Mouhtaropoulos/Getty Images)

Arsene Wenger insists he retains full faith in Lukas Podolski after the German forward’s late winner in Arsenal’s 2-1 Champions League victory against Anderlecht.

Wed, 21:52
Arsenal's Lukas Podolski celebrates with Alexis Sanchez (AP Photo/Geert Vanden Wijngaert)

Arsene Wenger celebrated his 65th birthday with an enormous slice of good fortune as two late goals saved Arsenal from embarrassment and secured a 2-1 win in Brussels.

Wed, 17:26
Hackney's Andy Sprague. Pic: Paolo Minoli

Hackney RFC continued their strong start to life in the eighth tier of English rugby with a 20-7 victory over Wasps Amateurs at Hackney Marshes.


Yesterday, 14:35

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.

Yesterday, 06:40
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.

Yesterday, 06:02
Our Town at The Almeida
Laura Elsworthy, David Cromer and David Walmsley

The heartfelt message of Thornton Wilder’s iconic 1938 play is delivered with stunning directness in David Cromer’s unaffected revival.

Friday, October 17, 2014
Lord of the Flies

Dance pioneer Matthew Bourne and his company New Adventures bring to life William Golding’s iconic dystopian novel in the show’s London debut.

Thursday, October 16, 2014
national youth theatre performs Selfie

The National Youth Theatre’s modern take on The Picture of Dorian Grey, is confident and energetic. Loud and clear, it proclaims that, in spite of different times, different mores, technical advances, the human race has learned nothing since Oscar Wilde wrote the original story. We are vain, greedy, self-deluding, superficial, cruel and stupid – and the cause of our own downfall.

Thursday, October 16, 2014
Yvette Cowles, photo by Bill Knight

A play exploring how to remain a confident woman in the face of cancer is being performed by a writer battling the disease to coincide with Breast Cancer Awareness Month.

Thursday, October 16, 2014
FREAK LAB at Queen of Hoxton

Stuck for Halloween ideas? Here’s our pick of what Islington and Hackney has to offer...


Yesterday, 15:35

The London Lions are the only professional basketball team in the capital, based at the state-of-the-art Copper Box Arena in Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park.

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