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Reverend Rose Hudson-Wilson, chosen to feature in an exhibition of London's 40 most awe-inspiring women

Queen’s Chaplain’s Desert Island Disc choir to perform charity concert

A choir which sings one of the Queen’s Chaplain’s favourite songs, chosen as one of her Desert Island Discs on the iconic BBC Radio 4 show, will be performing a charity concert at her church this Saturday.

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Women's Long Jump champion Jade Johnson

Olympian backs sports scheme for Hackney women

Long jump Olympics star, Jade Johnson has supported a new campaign that features free taster classes for Hackney women and girls aged 14 and above.

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Playwright Annie Jenkins will be locked in a shed in De Beauvoir during the Shakespeare in Shoreditch festival.

Woman will be locked in shed for radical Shakespeare in Shoreditch experiment

A playwright will be locked in a shed to pen 1,000 plays in a radical experiment during the 10-day Shakespeare in Shoreditch festival.

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Organisers say it goes some way to helping answer 'What would your last meal be?' (Picture: Death Row Dinners)

“If you don’t like it, it’s very simple, just don’t go,” say defiant team behind Death Row Dinners

Organisers of a restaurant selling dinners requested by death row prisoners have vowed to plough ahead, despite calls for the “appallingly bad taste” pop-up to shut before it even opened.

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The reserve provides vital habitat for nesting birds

Wildlife Trust secures £1.5m for Stoke Newington nature reserve

A Stoke Newington reservoir which has been closed to the public for nearly 200 years is being transformed into a new nature reserve after a £1.5 million cash boost.

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Leyton Orient manager Russell Slade  (pic: Tim Goode/EMPICS)

Leyton Orient turn down Cardiff City’s approaches for boss Russell Slade

Leyton Orient have turned down approaches from Championship side Cardiff City for the services of boss Russell Slade.

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The swanky fit out at DF Mexico.

Restaurant review: DF/Mexico, Shoreditch, E1

When I heard unlimited horchata top-ups were on the menu, I knew I was going to love DF/Mexico.

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