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Yesterday, 12:00
A new born baby grasps the thumb of her mother

A befriending service for pregnant women and new mums battling depression is facing closure unless it can secure funding.

Fri, 15:43
Mayoral candidate Sadiq Khan said he will be a mayor 'for all Londoners'

Labour’s Sadiq Khan told Hackney’s Jewish community tackling anti-Semitism would be a top priority for him should he be elected as London Mayor on Thursday.

Fri, 09:16
Samuel Evans is raising money to be able to go to New York University by taking on 2,000 odd jobs

A playwright is doing all he can to realise his dream of studying theatre in New York – including cooking, cleaning, dog walking, waitering and giving massages.

Thu, 17:00
Beth Powell

When Beth Powell nervously entered a summer camp for seriously ill children to volunteer for the first time in 2012, she couldn’t have imagined the impact it would have on her life.

Thu, 15:59
The scene of the crash in Heathland Road. Picture: @999London

A pedestrian has been hit by a car in Stoke Newington.

Thu, 12:10
Suki Jehangir

Grieving Dalston Kingsland station staff this week paid tribute to a popular colleague following her sudden death.

Thu, 12:09
Ruby Wax with the cast of Midsummer nights dream at the Rio cinema

Heads turned in Dalston yesterday, as none other than comedian and actress Ruby Wax turned out to the Rio Cinema with the High Commissioner of Barbados in tow for a film premiere with a difference.

Thu, 07:00
London Fields Brewery

London Fields Brewery is facing “12 rounds” with neighbours over plans to host boxing and wrestling events until 3am.

Wed, 19:43
Aylam in The Runner, played by Rubin Falcao, age 15, photo Sophie Le

Sunnie Sidhu graduated as an actress but she soon learned she needed to make her own opportunities to survive in the movie business.

Sport

Yesterday, 19:30
Arsenal's Gabriel Paulista celebrates Danny Welbeck's winner against Norwich

Arsenal 1 Norwich City 0

Yesterday, 18:09
Leyton Orient caretaker Andy Hessenthaler looks on (pic: Simon O'Connor/TGSPHOTO)

Brisbane Road interim boss reflects on Pollock’s performance and admits they’ve not spoke to president about next season

Leyton Orient forward Ollie Palmer celebrates after finding the net (pic: Simon O'Connor).

Sky Bet League Two: Leyton Orient 1 Mansfield Town 0

Yesterday, 10:00
Leyton Orient youngster Scott Kashket in action earlier in the season (pic: Simon O'Connor).

Scott Kashket could start alongside Aron Pollock with O’s having nothing but pride to play for

Tottenham head coach Mauricio Pochettino

Mauricio Pochettino hopes to emulate Sir Alex Ferguson’s reign at Manchester United and create his own legacy at Tottenham after announcing he has agreed a two-year contract extension.

Fri, 16:00
Leyton Orient supporters have discovered season ticket prices for the 2016/17 campaign (pic: Simon O'Connor).

Brisbane Road club reduce prices for under-11s and under-18s plus launch new junior membership scheme

Dele Alli (right) appeared to punch West Bromwich Albion's Claudio Yacob during Monday's 1-1 draw at White Hart Lane and has been banned for three games

Dele Alli will continue to take part in training until the end of the season, even though he cannot play for Tottenham, to maintain his fitness ahead of this summer’s Euro 2016 Championship.

Tottenham head coach Mauricio Pochettino

Mauricio Pochettino has announced he has verbally agreed a two-year contract extension at Tottenham, extending his stay at White Hart Lane until 2021.

Fri, 10:00
Leyton Orient midfielder Sammy Moore in action at Brisbane Road earlier in the season (pic: Simon O'Connor).

Leyton Orient midfielder Sammy Moore is determined to finish the League Two campaign with two consecutive victories.

Entertainment

Fri, 17:00
The Caretaker at the Old Vic. Picture: Manuel Harlan

Of all the shows that Harold Pinter has influenced, Steptoe and Son wouldn’t spring to mind, yet the first half hour of The Caretaker is almost exactly that; a generational odd couple skirting round each other’s anxieties in a filthy, ramshackle apartment.

captain america

One of Marvel’s cleverest achievements was the sly way they brought their most problematic figure, Captain America, to the screen by turning the jingoistic flag waver into a representative of the country’s lost ideals.

Field Day in Victoria Park

Bringing politics into music can be a dangerous game. As much as the likes of Billy Bragg and The Killing Joke have found enduring success, there is an equal risk in becoming known as a rent-a-gob, and descending into caricature.

The Flick. Picture: Mark Douet

In the States, Annie Baker is the biggest thing since sliced bread – buttered with Bard.

A scene from Son of Saul

The winner of this year’s Oscar for Best Film in a Foreign Language is a Holocaust film. It’s also objectively, indisputably, as-clear-as-the-nose-on-your-face a brilliant piece of film making.

Turtle Bay, Dalston

Turtle Bay has an important place in my heart. A chain of Caribbean restaurants that is slowly expanding across the UK, I was previously a regular at its Nottingham branch, as was my friend who joins me tonight in the new Dalston restaurant.

A scene from The Suicide. Picture: Johan Persson

In the age of social media, viral videos and the seemingly all-pervasive climate of shock and sensation, it is probably worth asking ourselves if we are becoming desensitised to, well, pretty much everything.

The Mystery Jets. Picture: Tom Beard

Back in the days when kids still bought the NME and Johnny Borrell could headline major summer festivals, Mystery Jets were riding high on the last wave of mainstream British indie.

The Future of Sex. Picture: Jack Offord

In Wardrobe Ensemble’s vibrant 1972: The Future of Sex ‘Little earthquakes and little earthquakes after that’ are what define every generation as they discover sex and blithely imagine they reinvent it.

North by Northwest

Four months ago, I reviewed The Alma, sister pub of North by Northwest. I left raving about its delicious food and Lagunitas “Lags” IPA on tap. The fact that my Gazette review is now part of the gents toilets’ wallpaper decorations only added to my fondness. So I’m excited for the newly opened North by Northwest, in New North Road.

The Heavy - The Hurt and the Merciless

A decade into their career and Bath quartet The Heavy have achieved what many of their contemporaries can only dream of, racking up more than 100million streams online and having their polyglot music featured in Hollywood hits The Big Short and The Hateful Eight.


A scene from The Sugar-Coated Bullets Of The Bourgeoisie Writer
. Picture: Nobby Clark

Are the Chinese inscrutable? Exotic? Alien? Or very like us?

Frankie Fox in Boy

Ever wondered what that kid is doing? The one you pass on your way to work, the one lingering at a bus stop with nowhere to go?

Horrid Henry books author Franscesca Simon with City Academy students

Francesca Simon has just finished walking her Tibetan spaniel, Louis, around Tufnell Park where she’s lived for the past 20 years. They’re both spattered with mud. The dog’s boisterous behaviour could certainly give Francesca’s notorious literary creation Horrid Henry a scamper for his money. But she disagrees.

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