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Domestic abuse victim Manuela in happier times: She says living in a homeless hostel in Hackney has robbed her of hope

After a man’s decomposing body was found in shocking conditions at a homeless hostel in Hackney this month, investigations journalist EMMA YOULE meets a domestic abuse victim who lives at the hostel, and asks if the accommodation is suitable for a woman in her situation?

The National Union of Tecahers has called for a one-day strike on Tuesday

Teachers in Hackney are set to take part in national strike action in a dispute with the government over the impact of the government’s education bill and cuts to their pay, conditions and employment.

12:09
Nelson and Ibrahim

Two men who smuggled loft insulation to support a courtroom lie in a case where a PCSO was shot at have been given jail terms.

10:39
Jules Pipe

Hackney mayor Jules Pipe will step down next month, with his deputy and housing boss Cllr Philip Glanville taking over until a by-election in September.

Troy Bar on Hoxton Street in Hackney

Bouncers at a Hoxton bar allegedly stood and watched as four customers were beaten up outside with a metal bike chain.

Yesterday, 16:55
Hackney's mayor Jules Pipe is set to become Sadiq Khan's planning chief

Mayor of Hackney Jules Pipe is set to leave his post and become Sadiq Khan’s deputy mayor for planning.

Yesterday, 16:20
The number of children in care going missing is rising in Hackney. Photo: Dan Hodges/Barnardos

Reports of children in care going missing across Hackney has risen by more than a third in a year, the Gazette can reveal.

Yesterday, 12:46
Bakers at work in the Better Health Bakery

Sourdough breads made using only natural ingredients, crafted by hand and proven over long time to gain a depth of flavour are made at The Better Health Bakery in Haggerston.

Yesterday, 08:36
An artist's impression of the Tiger Way development, bordering Hackney Downs

Hackney Council is poised to rubber stamp applications tonight to build a 29-storey tower block in Hoxton and another at 14 storeys next to Hackney Downs Park - both of which have flats on top of a school to fund building works.

Sport

12:00
Dawid Malan hits out for Middlesex. Pic: Gavin Ellis/TGS Photo

Skipper Dawid Malan believes Middlesex’s NatWest T20 Blast campaign is gathering pace after they recorded back-to-back wins for the first time this season.

Yesterday, 16:50
Middlesex's Toby Roland-Jones

It’s always great to see two young guys come together in a partnership like Nick Gubbins and Steve Eskinazi did this week against Lancashire.

Yesterday, 16:48
Leyton Orient's Brisbane Road (pic: Play With A Legend).

Alessandro Angelieri reveals the online sports betting industry have signed two-year agreement with League Two club

Yesterday, 16:00
James Cook (second left) of Pedro ABC receives a cheque from the Matchroom Foundation Charity at York Hall. Pic: Philip Sharkey/TGS Photo

Homerton’s England lightweight champion Ohara Davies was given a tough work-out as he boxed for the first time at light-welterweight against Hungary’s Zoltan Szabo at York Hall.

Yesterday, 14:30
Andy Hessenthaler, then Leyton Orient caretaker, shows his frustrating on the touchline at AFC Wimbledon (pic: Simon O'Connor).

Ex-Colchester United man happy to have joined a club with big ambitions and looking forward to meeting the squad this weemkk

Yesterday, 12:58
Arsenal's Asisat Oshoala

Arsenal Ladies boss Pedro Martinez Losa is backing Asisat Oshoala to be a long-term success despite a slow start to her Gunners career.

Tue, 10:18
Leyton Orient's badge outside Brisbane Road (pic: Play With A Legend).

Andy Hessenthaler’s men will help the young Azzurri prepare for the under-19 European Championships taking place next month

Mon, 17:30
Gavin Massey (left) in action for Colchester against Leyton Orient during the 2014/15 campaign (pic: Simon O'Connor).

Winger looking forward to meeting all his new team mates this week and reflects on leaving the U’s after four seasons

Entertainment

Jessica Regan and Michelle Terry as Montjoy and King Henry. Picture: Johan Persson

Shakespeare’s ever-topical examination of national identity and international relationships feels extraordinarily pertinent right now.

Caoilfhionn Dunne (Woman) and Jack Farthing (Andrew) in Wild at Hampstead Theatre. Picture: Stephen Cummiskey

A clever black comedy echoes the Edward Snowdon case but despite a stunning set fails to animate its arguments says Bridget Galton.

Hodan Omar. Picture: Caroline Irby

Imogen Blake hears from UK refugees, who share their traumatic experiences for Islington art show.

The Tallis Scholars. Picture: Eric Richmond

Peter Phillips has spent 40 years perfecting the Tallis Scholar’s distinctive rich polyphonic purr to run like a well oiled machine.

Antoine Carabinier-Lépine performs with a Cyr Wheel as part of the Barbu acrobatic troupe. Picture: David Jensen

Have you ever had a dream where a physically ripped Brian Blessed-lookalike Morris dances balletically in front of you? How about four of them?

The outdoor spa pool at Moddershall Oaks

Imogen Blake travelled to a blissful five-star Staffordshire spa retreat, where she discovered that chocolate can actually be good for you...

Imogen Blake reviewed Enoteca Da Luca in Old Street

The middle of a new corporate development just steps away from the traffic-clogged Old Street Roundabout is as far removed from Tuscany’s olive groves and undulating landscape as you can get – but the dishes served up at this branch of Enoteca da Luca immediately whisk you away to those sun-drenched valleys.

Elisabeth Moss in Queen of Earth

Queen of Earth is a drama about two friends who don’t like each other.

Central Intelligence

The Rock is an inspired choice as a Disney princess inside a Terminator’s shell in Central Intelligence.

Notes on Blindness

In 1983 the theologian John Hull went blind just before the birth of his second child.

Emeka and Ifeyinwa Frederick

While many cuisines from far-flung places across the world are becoming staple fodder for the London foodie scene, Nigeria is still one country which is firmly under the radar.

Members of Laburnum boat club in Haggerston are ready for Regent's Canal festival

Hundreds of spectators are expected for Sunday’s free grand festival to celebrate the 200th anniversary of the opening of the Regent’s Canal, with narrowboats running trips by east London’s Victoria Park.

Plants And Animals - Waltzed In From The Rumbling

A shape-shifting, intimate and multi-faceted record to quietly beguile.

Barry Ferns

A popular pub known for its live music gigs was put up for sale by its owner after struggling financially – so far, so familiar.

National Youth Theatre

Bridget Galton talks to a participant and a director of social inclusion theatre course, Playing Up.

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