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Ronke Ikharia decided she wanted to be a doctor when she was 12 – because of an episode of ER.

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Ravers inflicted 12 hours of “really bad” ’90s techno on neighbours of a derelict Mare Street mansion this weekend.

Saturday, May 20, 2017

The family and friends and family of a man who died in a tragic motorbike accident have raised more than £40,000 in his memory.

Friday, May 19, 2017

Detectives investigating the death of a Hoxton man have dropped their murder investigation.

Thursday, May 18, 2017

A convicted child sex attacker who was caught with Chihuahuas – despite being barred from keeping them because he used them to “attract girls” – has received a suspended sentence.

Thursday, May 18, 2017

A man whose primary teacher inspired him to take up her profession embarked on an “epic and relentless” 15-year hunt to find and thank her – and now they’re organising a school reunion together.

Thursday, May 18, 2017

A restaurant “effectively operating as a nightclub” has had its licence taken away after an “overwhelming” number of complaints from neighbours about the loud music and bass emanating from inside.

Thursday, May 18, 2017

Gwenton Sloley has come a long way since his days roaming the streets of Dalston with the Holly Street Boys gang. He now teaches Whitehall suits and cops how to talk to kids. He spoke to the Gazette in the wake of 13 fatal stabbings in three weeks across London.

Thursday, May 18, 2017

A foot fetishist performed sex acts on himself while making “unsettling comments” about women at Hackney bus stops.

Sport

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Orient legends turned back the time and played in front of thousands of signing O’s fans once again.

Spurs star smashed seven goals in final two games, including another hat-trick in 7-1 demolition of Hull City on final day

Club are understood to have not paid latest rent on the training ground facility in Chigwell

Yesterday, 18:21

Read Arsene Wenger’s full post-match interview as he says Stan Kroneke’s not to blame for missing Champions Leauge qualification – and that his future will be sorted out very soon...

Premier League: Hull City 1 (Clucas 66) Tottenham Hotspur 7 (Kane 11, 13, 72, Alli 45+2, Wanyama 69, Davies 84, Alderweireld 87)

Yesterday, 16:55

Arsenal beat Everton 3-1 at the Emirates – but the result was rendered academic with top rivals Liverpool beating Middlesbrough at Anfield to secure the final Champions League spot.

Yesterday, 16:22

Duo set to face South Africa A next month

Yesterday, 14:30

Brisbane Road club braced for exodus of senior players, but have offered new deals to Michael Collins and Sandro Semedo

Hidden Homeless Campaign

Friday, March 24, 2017

Hackney Council wants to splash out £36million on a 148-room hostel in Seven Sisters Road so it can stop housing homeless people outside the borough.

London’s deputy mayor for housing reveals City Hall’s plans to tackle the housing crisis in Hackney – and admits rising homelessness ‘really shames London’ in an exclusive interview with EMMA YOULE

Poppy Terry, public affairs officer at the charity Shelter, writes about the growing crisis of homeless families living in temporary accommodation in the capital.

Entertainment

Friday, May 19, 2017

The London Tango Quintet are playing at Hackney’s Round Chapel on May 25

ZOE PASKETT talks to Hackney local Ben Lloyd-Hughes about his starring role in Kiss Me, making big life choices and retaining an air of mystery in the era of social media

The artist’s illustrated portraits appeared in many British magazines, and now make up a newly opened exhibition at Goswell Road’s Lever Gallery.

Despite it happening in one of London’s smallest venues, the premiere of Mark Weinman’s Dyl will be on my list of Big Theatre Moments of 2017

“Can’t we go for breakfast again instead?” my daughter asked hopefully, when I told her we were going back to The Bach to try their evening menu which has just launched.

Your Beautiful, based out of temporary spaces in Dalston, is bringing their travelling exhibition Junk in the Trunk to The Bomb Factory in Archway on May 28.

BRIDGET GALTON talks to Charlotte Josephine, a writer exploring where our desire to shame others with vengeful sexual images comes from in Blush at the Soho Theatre

BRIDGET GALTON talks rock docs, politics and the thrill of playing live with the folk punk singer

EMMA BARTHOLOMEW stays in the purpose built Algarve resort Vilamoura with her children where they all get a good dose of sun, sea and sand at Tivoli’s revamped landmark hotel

Emma Bartholomew finds sharing plates, which are all the rage, have now been adopted by a French restaurant in Shoreditch

In celebration of National Vegetarian Week, Jenius Social hosts a class in Japanese cuisine

Andrew Garfield, Nathan Lane Russell Tovey star in Tony Kushner’s flawed state of the nation masterpiece, which proves a prescient play for our troubled times

This production honours its taboo-ridden intent in a thought-provoking, challenging fashion

If you’ve got a small city garden, balcony or just a windowsill, Carolyn Dunster knows how to make the most out of every inch of space

Learn how to cook regional Mexican cuisine rather than the usual Tex-Mex

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