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Last year's LipSync1000, photo Holly Revell

Rodent Decay, Oozing Gloop and Smiley Vyrus are just some of the fabulous faux femmes out to dazzle with their ability to mouth lyrics to pop tunes in a bid to win a £1,000 prize in Lipsync 1000.

Yesterday, 13:04
Kagan in The Voice

A teenager from Hoxton will be appearing on the fifth series of BBC talent show The Voice tomorrow.

Yesterday, 13:00
From left, Maddy Morgan and Rhiannon Faith. Photo: Roxanna Ross

Choreographer Rhiannon Faith is chatting happily on her mobile to me about her experimental performance piece.

Yesterday, 10:41
Plans: An artist's impression of the Shoreditch Highgate hotel (right), viewed from Boxpark

Regulars of east London’s biggest gay sauna today told of their devastation at news Chariots in Shoreditch is set to close.

Yesterday, 10:04
(Picture: Getty)

Maintenance workers on London Underground have announced a wave of strikes lasting until June in response to safety changes that they say “will lead to someone being killed”.

Yesterday, 09:25
Dilapidated... last gasp for Haggerston Baths?

Just two of the 10 formal bids submitted to Hackney Council to develop Haggerston Baths will bring the derelict Victorian swimming pool back to life.

Thu, 15:37
Raymond Pearce

Police are appealing for the public’s help to find a missing elderly man who suffers from dementia.

Thu, 10:23
The man police want to speak with

Bizarre video footage has revealed the moment a cackling thug smashed a Hoxton CCTV camera to pieces – 10 years after it was filmed.

Thu, 09:40
The Hackney Showroom at the Hackney Downs Studios. Nina Lyndon with Sam Curtis Lindsay

An appeal has been launched to turn a warehouse into the beating heart of Hackney’s performing community.

Sport

18:42
Tottenham head coach Mauricio Pochettino

Tottenham boss Mauricio Pochettino admits his players are finally starting to believe they can win the Premier League title.

Leyton Orient player-manager Kevin Nolan smiles (pic: Simon O'Connor).

Brisbane Road boss reflects on success at Fratton Park and reaction of the players that didn’t feature in the game

Jobi McAnuff celebrates a goal for Leyton Orient (pic: Simon O'Connor).

Sky Bet League Two: Portsmouth 0 Leyton Orient 1

Kieran Trippier celebrates his winning goal against Watford at White Hart Lane

Kieran Trippier scored his first goal for Tottenham as the Lilywhites secured a 1-0 home win over Watford and climbed to second place in the Premier League table.

Leyton Orient player-manager Kevin Nolan shows his frustrating on the touchline (pic: Simon O'Connor).

Kevin Nolan has some decisions to make about his starting team at Fratton Park

Yesterday, 16:00
Leyton Orient player-manager Kevin Nolan shows his delight after their win against Newport County (pic: Simon O'Connor).

Brisbane Road boss believes team can earn more joy against Paul Cook’s Pompey

Yesterday, 13:00
Leyton Orient player-manager Kevin Nolan (pic: Simon O'Connor).

Kevin Nolan looking forward to working closely with academy director Andy Edwards during his time at the club

Tottenham head coach Mauricio Pochettino

Mauricio Pochettino says there are many ways to run a football club and create a successful team, but the key is to show absolute belief in your plan to inspire confidence around you.

Tottenham head coach Mauricio Pochettino

Mauricio Pochettino says Tottenham’s decision not to sign a striker in January is part of a long-term strategy which will help them through “a very tough period” during the construction of their new £400million stadium.

Entertainment

Monday, February 29, 2016
Stephen K Amos: The Laughter Master tour

Soon to play the Hackney Empire, Stephen K Amos tells Alex Bellotti about dealing with the mad world of social media.

From left, Maddy Morgan and Rhiannon Faith. Photo: Roxanna Ross

Choreographer Rhiannon Faith is chatting happily on her mobile to me about her experimental performance piece.

Erotic cake...

Shoreditch’s The Book Club is also hosting a ‘Palentine’s Day’ event as part of their Valentines Day weekend events.

Bryan Cranston in Trumbo. Picture: Bleecker Street

Bryan Cranston is in enjoyable form in this easy critique of a shameful period in Hollywood history, says Michael Joyce.

The Hackney Showroom at the Hackney Downs Studios. Nina Lyndon with Sam Curtis Lindsay

An appeal has been launched to turn a warehouse into the beating heart of Hackney’s performing community.

The 33. Picture: Warner Bros. Pictures

This retelling of the 2010 Chilean mining disaster can only engage in very basic disaster movie terms, laments Michael Joyce.

Savages - Adore Life

The return of these gutsy all-female rockers sets sonic brutality with bruising self-analysis, says Stephen Moore.

Suede - Night Thoughts

Suede reflect on age to great effect on their latest record, but at times borrow a little too much from their past, says Alex Bellotti.

Michael Caine and Harvey Keitel in Youth. Picture: Gianni Fiorito

Michael Caine is majestic in this somewhat half-formed ponderance on old age, writes Michael Joyce.

Rachel McAdams in Spotlight. Picture: Seacia Pavao

The best performances are the subtlest in this true newspaper story about exposing Catholic Church corruption, says Michael Joyce.

La Cabina

Little did I know as I waited countless times at Laburnum Street bus stop in Kingsland Road that behind the yellow-rimmed door complete with telephone booth lies a hip subterranean cocktail bar, dishing up tapas till the early hours.

The Assassin. Picture: Studio Canal

Michael Joyce enjoys this perplexing but well-scaled martial arts film.

Shearwater - Jet Plane And Oxbow

A bold and well-executed set from under-the-radar indie-rock veterans, writes Stephen Moore.

Bellanger bar

Like its sister restaurants The Wolseley and Brasserie Zedel, Bellanger feels like it’s been in Islington forever

Stephanie Kirkham - Tiny Spark

This sunny self-starter has delivered an album for ad execs – or your three-year-old, says Stephen Moore.

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