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Mathais Auguste, 21, has been charged with murder after 22-year-old Gokhan Durmus was fatally stabbed in the neck in Hackney.

Yesterday, 14:26
Hackney Town Hall, of Mare Street.

Hackney Council has frozen council tax rates again, setting a new record at 10 consecutive years – despite huge funding cuts from central government.

Yesterday, 10:38
Paloma Faith collects the Female Solo Artist Award on stage during the 2015 Brit Awards at the O2 Arena, London.

Singer Paloma Faith revealed she was arrested for fly-posting twice in Hackney during her Brit Awards acceptance speech.

Yesterday, 09:55
Meg Hillier outside Kingsland Fire Station

Developers wanting to turn Kingsland Fire Station into luxury flats have been warned they will not be welcome in Hackney, as it emerged the sale of the defunct fire station is close to completion.

Yesterday, 09:45
The stabbing happened in Mount Pleasant Hill, Clapton (Google Street View)

A man aged in his mid 20s is in a critical condition after being stabbed in Mount Pleasant Hill in Clapton yesterday afternoon.

Wed, 17:29
Puppet parade

Young Pembury residents took to the streets for a colourful puppet parade after a week-long workshop to make the figurines.

Wed, 13:20
Tom Hunter's photo taken in Holly Street before it was demolished in 2001.

Photos and a film by acclaimed photographer Tom Hunter about two estates undergoing regeneration in Hackney will be on show in a Hoxton gallery.

Sport

Danny Rose admits Eden Hazard is one of his toughest opponents and the Tottenham left-back is aware he’ll have to put in a flawless defensive display to stop the Belgian winger if he gets the nod at Wembley.

07:22
Roberto Soldado in action for Spurs against Fiorentina (Photo by Gabriele Maltinti/Getty Images)

Roberto Soldado’s embarrassing mistake was the “key” moment in Tottenham’s Europa League exit, but Mauricio Pochettino had no regrets about playing the misfiring striker ahead of Harry Kane.

Yesterday, 16:30
Arsenal in the Community head Alan Sefton at the new sports centre on Queensland Road

As Arsenal in the Community celebrate their 30th anniversary this week, it could certainly be said that the scheme has come full circle.

Yesterday, 12:55
Former WBO world middleweight champion Jason Matthews with coaches Bob Kipps (left) and Steve Kipps (right).

The father and son coaching team who produced international champions such as Michael Watson and Ian Napa have finally called time after 38 years.

Tottenham's summer signing Ben Davies won the League Cup with Swansea in 2013

Ben Davies won’t give up hope of starting in another League Cup final – even if he is named in the line-up for tonight’s Europa League tie in Florence.

Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger (David Davies/PA Wire)

Arsene Wenger was left fuming with Arsenal’s “suicidal defending” as their nightmarish 3-1 defeat to Monaco left them on the brink of Champions League elimination.

Entertainment

11:27

Unfussy French food comes to Clapton

Friday, February 20, 2015
Howie B / Howard Bernstein

The producer and DJ talks to Alex Bellotti ahead of his show at Shoreditch’s Rich Mix Centre.

Thursday, February 19, 2015
Chiara D'Anna in The Duke of Burgundy

Chiara D’Anna talks to Alex Bellotti about working with Peter Strickland, the reality of filming sex scenes and ‘human toilets’.

Thursday, February 19, 2015
Dara at the National Theatre

This epic Indian fable is worth seeing for Zubin Varla’s tour de force performance alone, says Caroline David

Thursday, February 12, 2015
Walter White

The iconic artist and partner in crime of Hunter S. Thompson tells Alex Bellotti how he ended up drawing Walter White and co.

Tuesday, February 10, 2015
Tina Gray in The Singing Stones. Picture: Kim Hardy

Writer Kay Adstead says The Singing Stones is as relevant to the Western world as it is to the Eastern, finds Alex Bellotti.

Thursday, February 5, 2015
Alan Davies

He have have spent 12 years away from stand up, but Alan Davies is truly back on the circuit. He tells Alex Bellotti about his first gigs, family life and QI.

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