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Yesterday, 18:29

All housing projects requiring external cladding have been “paused” by Hackney Council in the wake of the Grenfell Tower inferno.

Yesterday, 16:06

A man who kidnapped his ex-wife, tied her up and raped her in a dungeon has been jailed for 13 years.

Yesterday, 15:32

Plans to sell booze to artists and designers at a London Fields workspace face an uphill battle – because police say its launch party turned into a rowdy nightclub.

Yesterday, 12:07

A man has been charged following the Finsbury Park terrorist attack.

Yesterday, 11:44

Left-wingers loyal to Jeremy Corbyn swept the board at last night’s Hackney South and Shoreditch Labour Party AGM, clearing aside the centrists who have dominated the party’s local top table in recent years.

Yesterday, 10:25

A new Guinness World Record has been set for the most people on trampolines in one location by a group of hardy souls in Haggerston Park.

Yesterday, 09:21

Hackney Police is appealing for witnesses after a series of “frightening” night-time burglaries in the past week.

Star reporter Emma Youle has scooped her second top national award in weeks for the Gazette’s Hidden Homeless series, which dragged Hackney’s housing crisis into the spotlight.

Thu, 17:32

Police were today appealing for help finding a 15-year-old boy who has been missing for a fortnight.

Sport

19:27

England 0 Netherlands 2

12:00

With one last shot at glory, Martin is hoping for one final Group One winner

Experienced former manager believes his past experiences in football mean his new job at O’s is perfect

Yesterday, 17:30

Defending champions visit Division One leaders

Yesterday, 16:00

The O’s new Director of Football expresses his desire to remain healthy and reveals he will take time before appointing a first-team coach

Yesterday, 15:30

Neil de Kock will bid a final farewell to Saracens by captaining an all-star team at Allianz Park on June 30 (8.15pm).

Yesterday, 12:00

After a big win yesterday, our tipster is confident of more joy in two Group One races today

Yesterday, 11:30

Professional boxers put on outdoor training session

Yesterday, 09:14

New chairman Nigel Travis makes first move as former player and manager returns to Brisbane Road

Hidden Homeless Campaign

Tuesday, June 13, 2017

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.

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

Entertainment

Thu, 10:11

Stoke Newington author and journalist Jonathan Freedland talks to Zoe Paskett about his new book, To Kill the President under nom de plume Sam Bourne

Juliet Stevenson says her fears about playing Hamlet’s mother were allayed by Robert Icke’s rich and passionate production

A special three course dinner at The Round Chapel in Hackney is the brand new menu by migrant and refugee women chefs on June 27

From June 19 to 25, Refugee Week is back with arts and educational events around the country to raise awareness and hope for a better way of dealing with the ongoing crisis, and Islington and Hackney are no exceptions

Bridget Galton talks to Kevin Macdonald about his iconic movie ahead of Touching The Void Live at Barbican Hall

Hackney singer Ade Omotayo talks singing with Amy Winehouse, his band Equals and the democratisation of music

It’s taken two years for Nikolai Foster’s production of Annie to transfer from Leicester’s Curve to the West End. It’s a pity it wasn’t sooner.

What started off in 2000 as a local festival for filmmakers living and working in east London has now expanded to present the best of British and international cinema, while still staying true to its roots

Despite its ambition and having plenty of potential resonance, Common is dense and wilfully bewildering with little space for development

BRIDGET GALTON visits Radici which takes over the site where the Almeida restaurant used to be, with Francesco Mazzei as head chef

Rylance and fellow actor Kika Markham will perform dramatic readings from texts which question embedded notions about war, and offer a fresh take on history that might point an end to the conflicts of today.

At its heart is an examination of how people embrace competitive outrage and offence, seeming to go out of their way to pose as holier than though and just that bit more PC than the next person.

Zoe Paskett visits the Barbican’s new sci-fi exhibition, which extends throughout the building covering film, tv, literature, art and music

Hackney local Frankie Oliver, a singer turned taxi driver turned singer again, returns to music with a new album after a two decade long absence

Roger Michell’s adaptation of this Daphne Du Maurier novel features a Sphinx like Rachel Weisz as a possible murderer but the pace is too stately to create suspense

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