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Detectives are appealing for the public’s help following a vicious and unprovoked attack on a man in the street outside bar who was on a night out in east London.

Each week we take to the streets to find a start-up business right here in Hackney. This week, we discovered Toast beer made from bread is expanding to US and Brazil

Saturday, November 18, 2017

Hollyoaks actress Ali Bastian is one of the judges at the Fiorentini’s Got Talent competition tonight.

Saturday, November 18, 2017

Wondering what the weather has in store for us this weekend? Watch our three-minute Met Office video forecast.

Friday, November 17, 2017

London Fields Lido is still unlikely to reopen for “several weeks”, the council has admitted.

Friday, November 17, 2017

Staff and guests at Amazon’s trendy London HQ in Shoreditch could soon be treated to the “occasional Champagne breakfast” if a booze licence is granted by Hackney Council.

Friday, November 17, 2017

Many of Hackney’s 3,000 families stuck in temporary accommodation have no real prospect of getting an affordable home in the borough, according to a council chief.

Friday, November 17, 2017

DJs and clubbers are fighting to keep Old Street’s Magic Roundabout open after its licence expires at the end of the year.

Friday, November 17, 2017

A Hackney woman who was drugged and raped has raised more than £22,000 to fund a private prosecution after the CPS dropped her case over a lack of evidence.

Sport

Yesterday, 22:30

Spurs captain disappointed with defeat to north London rivals Arsenal, but keen not to blame referee Mike Dean for the loss at the Emirates

Yesterday, 20:53

For the final word on the superb victory over Spurs on Saturday here’s Ella Meadwocroft’s must-read column as she hails Arsenal, saying North London is still very much red...

Yesterday, 09:48

England’s women were edged out by a solitary in their second match at the Hockey World League Final in New Zealand.

Saturday, November 18, 2017

Embleton full of praise for Sam Sargeant and explains how he will stay in charge for as long as the club needs

Saturday, November 18, 2017

National League: Leyton Orient 1 Dover Athletic 1

Saturday, November 18, 2017

Arsenal boss Arsene Wenger has hailed his team after they outclassed and outfought bitter rivals Spurs 2-0 at the Emirates on Saturday.

Saturday, November 18, 2017

A visibly disappointed Mauricio Pochettino has insisted his Tottenham Hotspur side were the better side, especially before they conceded the first goal in a 2-0 defeat against Arsenal.

Saturday, November 18, 2017

Arsenal’s comprehensive 2-0 victory over Spurs in the North London derby raised more questions than answers about the future of Alexis Sanchez and Mesut Ozil.

Hidden Homeless Campaign

Friday, November 17, 2017

Many of Hackney’s 3,000 families stuck in temporary accommodation have no real prospect of getting an affordable home in the borough, according to a council chief.

A new strategy to help tackle the housing crisis in London was unveiled by Mayor Sadiq Khan last week. But will it help or hinder efforts to bring vitally needed affordable homes to Hackney? We asked the Mayor of Hackney for his views.

Homeless people have taken over the Barry’s Biscuits building in Stoke Newington High Street to protest against gentrification and the pricing out of working-class people from Hackney.

Entertainment

Friday, November 17, 2017

Michael-James Dent and Chris Jones of Homerton band The Dolce Vita talk about gigging locally and releasing music via cassette, ahead of their show on November 24

Essential viewing at the Smithfield Meat Market, this play tells a harrowing tale of life after care

Kathy Burke has directed the play starring Samuel Anderson, Yasmine Akram and Adam Deacon

With over 40 events across six days, London’s queer film and arts festival Fringe! returns to east London

The 19 year old singer’s first headline show goes off with a bang at the Stoke Newington venue

‘I think many artists of colour feel frustrated at this lack of representation’

Comedian turned playwright Stuart Laws talks about his first play The Journey at the Pleasance and why funny people flourish in Islington

‘We’re not short on female talent. It’s just not having an unbiased platform for females to be able to perform and showcase their talent’

The Islington theatre company that supports care leavers and young people at risk are staging a reimagining of their debut play at Smithfield Meat Market

The Retreat stars Samuel Anderson, Adam Deacon and Jasmine Akram and runs until December 2

The Blues Kitchen in Shoreditch has a new burger of the month: the Crab Louie. Wash it down with live music every night of the week

Quirky indie-rockers strengthen their stake towards the genre’s more exciting, adventurous fringes.

The Union Chapel’s monthly comedy variety night Live at the Chapel will play host to another star-studded line up of comedians on November 11

The sequel stars Hugh Bonneville, Sally Hawkins, Brendan Gleeson, Hugh Grant, Julie Walters and Ben Whishaw

In a solo exhibition at Mercer Chance Gallery in Shoreditch, artist Michael Chance explores the intersectionality between environmentalism and feminism in his new collection, The Ruin of Man.

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