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A man has braved life in sub-zero temperatures, trekking 100 miles to the North Pole where he was one of the first men to ever play a full game of rugby for charity.

Yesterday, 17:15
An artist's impression of the tree office

London’s first ever ‘tree office’ in the heart of Hackney’s Tech City will provide a unique solution to London’s work space shortage when it launches next month.

Yesterday, 16:54
The winning building in Tabernacle Street

A Shoreditch nightclub decimated by a fire - famously started by a kiss - has risen from the ashes in the form of an office, and is now one of 38 of RIBA’s winning projects demonstrating exceptional new architecture in London.

Yesterday, 15:23
Samantha Baines

From touring the pub comedy circuit and hosting radio shows to winning awards and landing a blockbuster film role, comedian and actress Samantha Baines has been busy entertaining audiences with her fresh comic style.

Yesterday, 13:16
Official opening of the new pavilion and court refurbishments at Hackney City Tennis Club, Clissold Park, photo Alan Stanford/Stella Pictures

A brand new £680,000 tennis pavilion that was 14 years in the planning has been officially opened in Clissold Park, as Hackney City Tennis Clubs changed its name to Hackney Tennis and unveiled a new logo.

Thu, 14:56
(Photo by Cate Gillon/Getty Images)

Good news for rail travellers - the bank holiday train strike that was set to bring London to a ‘standstill’ has been called off, it has just been announced.

Thu, 10:12
Hackney Town Hall, in Mare Street.

Health campaigners have criticised the way £370,000 has been channelled into “niche” projects like helping businesses promote low alcohol drinks, educating gay men that it is antisocial to have sex in Abney Park and smoking cessation services focussed on minority groups.

Sport

Mauricio Pochettino has named the derby victories over Chelsea and Arsenal as his favourite moments of the season, while he believes Jose Mourinho has been the Premier League’s top manager.

Tottenham head coach Mauricio Pochettino (left) hopes his star striker Harry Kane enjoys a prolific tournament with England's Under-21s in the Czech Republic

Mauricio Pochettino says everyone at Tottenham will be cheering for Harry Kane and England’s Under-21s after the striker was selected for the European Under-21 Championship.

Thu, 11:46
Joe Burns in action for Leicestershire. Pic: Gavin Ellis/TGSPHOTO

Justin Langer, Chris Rogers and more recently Adam Voges… there are some distinguished footsteps for Middlesex’s latest Australian import Joe Burns to try and follow.

Wed, 23:06
Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger

Arsene Wenger conceded that his players were still drained from their efforts against Manchester United after being held by Sunderland on Wednesday night.

Wed, 16:03
Mustard celebrate their third goal against Clapton Rangers. Pics Gavin Ellis/TGSPHOTO

Mustard are through to the Jack Walpole Cup final after seeing off the challenge of Clapton Rangers in a thrilling 4-3 victory.

Wed, 16:00
Coach and Horses CC

Coach and Horses CC continued their fine start to the North East London Cricket League season with a 117-run victory over Royal Sovereign at Springfield Park.

Entertainment

Ahead of his appearance on June 6, Dan Snaith tells Alex Bellotti about his most personal record yet, possible collaborations and the secrets of a great festival show.

Yesterday, 12:25
Ciaran Hinds in The Sea. Picture: Karina Finegan

With his first feature film now out on DVD, Stephen Brown tells Alex Bellotti why he decided to adapt John Banville’s Booker prize-winning novel.

Yesterday, 12:00
Emily Hall’s 'Folie a Deux' gets its London premiere at Spitalfields Music Festival June 6 and 7 [photo: Johan Persson]

Spitalfields Music summer festival returns to London’s East End next month for its 39th year with a new lights-and-music folie à deux staging its London premiere on June 6 and 7.

Yesterday, 10:16
Printworks Kitchen

New Clerkenwell eatery Printworks Kitchen brings something new to the lunchtime food scene.

Wed, 17:57
Latitude, one of the festivals in our big ticket giveaway. Picture Dan Wilton

We’re giving away a free Summer Festivals Guide with every copy of tomorrow’s paper.

Wed, 12:04
The Richmond. Photo Ed Reeve

I was really taken with the ox-blood red walls of The Richmond; the colour exudes a contradictory mixture of warmth and darkness and furnishes the perfect finishing touch to the restaurant’s sophisticated fishy fare.

Sunday, May 17, 2015
Baxter Dury. Picture: Margaux Ract

The son of Ian Dury didn’t always want to follow in his father’s footsteps, but he’s quickly making up ground, says Annie Muir.

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Celebrate lighter, brighter days with the chance of winning an indulgent brunch for two with a bottle of bubbles at Darwin, the cool and casual brasserie 36 floors up at Sky Garden.

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