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Yesterday, 09:00

Lunchtime gardening by office workers has turned a littered patch near London Fields into a blooming community project.

Fri, 16:29

Sadiq Khan had a kickabout on Mabley Green this morning to launch his summer project to fund activities for kids.

Fri, 11:47

Sadiq Khan’s night czar Amy Lamé has finally broken her silence on the Hackney licensing row – almost 24 hours after the controversial policy was approved by the council.

Thu, 17:00

The town hall sent bailiffs to more than 700 benefit claimants for missing council tax payments last year, it has been revealed.

Thu, 16:56

Campaigners have been working around the clock to save a historic Grade-II listed building in Lower Clapton, but it’s now been sold for £460,000.

Thu, 16:00

They keep the streets clean, tend the borough’s parks and help children read – now council staff who help the community are being showcased in a photography exhibition.

Thu, 14:45

Drunken football fans caused a scene in Old Street after the World Cup semi-final defeat – but a heroic 16-year-old girl kept her cool to treat a man after he fell from a traffic light.

Thu, 13:29

An ambitious plan to make London the world’s most walkable city was launched this morning at a London Fields primary school.

Thu, 13:00

Wireless could be forced out of Finsbury Park if a campaign group’s latest efforts to see off the festival are successful.

Sport

20:04

Arsenal midfielder Mesut Ozil has announced he is to quit playing for the German national side, slamming individuals at the country’s football federation, accusing them of revealing their ‘previously hidden racist tendencies’.

Fourteen wickets fell with nearly 400 runs scored on day one of the Division Two County Championship match at Lord’s between Middlesex and Warwickshire on Sunday.

Yesterday, 17:24

A late strike from Lily Owsley saw England come from behind to grab a point in their Vitality Hockey Women’s World Cup opener with India.

Pre-season friendly: Concord Rangers 2 Leyton Orient 3

Yesterday, 11:30

London Lions have announced that guard Jordan Spencer will begin his professional career in the capital next season.

Yesterday, 11:30

Middlesex all-rounder James Fuller had mixed feelings after his stunning 6-28 haul proved in vain in a Vitality Blast T20 defeat at Hampshire.

Yesterday, 10:00

James Fuller’s six-wicket haul proved in vain as Middlesex lost to Hampshire in their latest Vitality Blast T20 match on Friday night.

Yesterday, 08:00

NBA Crossover runs from August 10-12

Fri, 17:30

Tottenham Hotspur confirmed the contract extensions this afternoon

Hidden Homeless Campaign

Wednesday, May 16, 2018

Psychotic residents banging on doors in the middle of the night, drug dealing, prostitution and excrement in the corridor. Now a health watchdog has slammed dire conditions in Hackney homeless hostels. Emma Youle reports

Hackney Council has been forced to apologise to a single mum and offer her a payout after bungling her homeless application.

Homeless hostels are making huge demands on police resources in Hackney with thousands of call-outs for rowdy behaviour, violent assaults and missing people, the Gazette can reveal.

Entertainment

Thu, 13:34

Rum lovers – you may want to head down to your nearest Patty and Bun before the end of the month.

Reinvigorating classics and telling new stories: Grimeborn festival celebrates opera artists shaking up the genre

A meal out is never simply about food these days, with the trend for all things immersive spreading to the humble three course meal.

Anyone missing out on Yard Sale’s World Cup special is scoring an own goal.

The World Cup kicks off tonight. That means two things: a month of seriously dull football matches which remind you why international football isn’t very good, and restaurateurs flogging World Cup-themed burgers.

Farang has put Thai food on the map in Highbury Park in a former Italian trattoria. Emma Bartholomew visits with her family

Les Nenettes really comes into its own on a bright sunny day.

Hoxton Square pizzeria Radio Alice is showcasing five special pizzas created by guest chefs - with each running on the menu for just one week.

In what was their biggest headline show in the UK yet, The National once again proved they are the real deal.

Part Godfather, part screaming death metal demon, Samuel T Herring channels so many wildly divergent influences that it can be downright confusing to watch him.

Nick Cave and Kylie Minogue reunited on-stage in Victoria Park for a rare performance of their hit Where the Wild Roses Grow.

St Vincent’s attention to detail is something to behold.

Two special performances of King in Concert will run on June 30 and July 1.

Solitude might be an unlikely subject for a festival crowdpleaser, but then Lorde is no ordinary pop star.

As Kelela appears out of the West Arena’s shadowy backstage, sporting a white robe that wouldn’t look out of place on a priestess, the crowd’s rapturous reaction suggests it knows what to expect.

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