A peace march calling for a halt to the senseless slaughter of youths on our streets takes place on Sunday, after two shocking deaths in the space of three weeks.

Yesterday, 18:33

The former Kingsland Road fire station is set to house Hackney New Primary school.

Yesterday, 18:07
Hackney Council is planning to cull foxes in Clissold Park

A petition launched this afternoon in the face of Hackney Council’s plan to cull foxes has gathered more than 500 signatures – and is growing by the minute.

Yesterday, 15:29
Urban foxes playing. Photo David Jones PA

The RSPCA animal welfare charity has urged Hackney Council not to kill foxes in Clissold Park.

Yesterday, 13:19
Traffic wardens in Hackney will walk out from 12.01am on Monday.

Traffic wardens in Hackney are to stage a fresh wave of strikes in a dispute over pay.

Yesterday, 11:40
Police campaign logo

More police are urgently needed to tackle growing levels of crime in the borough – including gang activity and violence – Hackney Council has said. It has this week launched a campaign – backed by the Gazette – to get more officers back on the borough’s streets.

Yesterday, 08:33
John Dolan and George

The public is being asked to help street artist John Dolan create a giant mural using only their fingerprints in Box Park Square, Bethnal Green Road, Shoreditch, today.

Wed, 19:28
Marble Arch, in central London. Photo Dominic Lipinski/PA Wire

A film-maker stormed out of court after he was ordered to pay more than £1,000 for flying a drone over Hyde Park.

Wed, 11:03
Chas Burns as Shaun and Ross Millward as Ed in Shaun of the Dead Live. Picture: Kim Carter

A stage show based on one of the greatest horror-comedy movies of all times, Shaun of The Dead, was axed from the Hackney Empire at the last minute because of a legal dispute.


Yesterday, 17:00

Brisbane Road boss hoping O’s can continue their decent form on the road and talks international call-ups

Yesterday, 12:21
Arsenal Ladies' Jordan Nobbs battles with Kathleen Radtke of Manchester City Women (right) during the Gunners' 1-0 win in the Continental Cup

Midfielder Jordan Nobbs is determined to finish her frustrating season on a high by helping the Gunners to regain the Continental Cup.

Yesterday, 10:00
Leyton Orient midfielder Sammy Moore points to the heavens after scoring against Notts County (pic: Simon O'Connor).

Former AFC Wimbledon man discusses brace against Notts County and targets for the campaign

Wed, 15:50
Mile End (dark blue) lost 3-1 to Shakespeare in the Hackney & Leyton Sunday League.

Mile End remain top of the Hackney & Leyton League Premier Division despite losing 3-1 against a rejuvenated Shakespeare.

Wed, 15:00
Leyton Orient head coach Ian Hendon (pic: Simon O'Connor).

Peter Kitchen has praised the Brisbane Road head coach as his new book The Goal Gourmet is set to be released again

Wed, 11:00
New Orient loan signing Adam Chicksen, in action for former club Milton Keynes Dons (pic: David Davies/PA)

Brighton & Hove Albion ace happy in east London and explains how quickly his loan switch occured on Thursday evening

Tue, 17:00
Leyton Orient legend Peter Kitchen (right) alongside former Head of Commerical Tom Jeffes (pic: LOFC).

Peter Kitchen talks Orient Somme Memorial, what to expect in his updated book and the history of the Brisbane Road club

Tue, 11:30
New Orient loan signing Adam Chicksen, in action for former club Milton Keynes Dons (pic: David Davies/PA)

Brighton & Hove Albion ace backs new team mates to challenge after beating Notts County 3-1 on Saturday

Mon, 17:30
Leyton Orient midfielder Sammy Moore volleys home the opening goal of the game against Notts County (pic: Simon O'Connor).

George Sessions provides player ratings following the 3-1 win against Notts County


Wed, 14:30

This is a breathtaking view of one of the 20th century’s greatest daredevil stunts, says Michael Joyce.

Film review: The Martian

Thursday, October 1, 2015
The Martian. Picture:  Aidan Monaghan

This beautifully shot Ridley Scott sci-fi has laughs, but with its too plucky hero lacks dramatic charge, says Michael Joyce.

Vintage Salt

Vintage Salt, in Liverpool Street, is wonderfully atmospheric, like stepping back into a dining room at a period seaside resort.

Having supported Sleater-Kinney, Babes in Toyland and Wire this year, this quintet are living the dream, finds Alex Bellotti

Ross Forder as Hooker and Bob Cryer as Gondorff in The Sting at Wilton's Music Hall

This stage version of the classic 1973 film proved a riotous way to re-open Wilton’s Music Hall, says Jill Truman.

Chas Burns and Ross Millward in Shaun of the Dead Live. Picture: Kim Carter

Almost Legal productions are bringing the cult zombie horror-comedy to the Hackney Empire on October 2, says Alex Bellotti.


The 19-year-old, who has over 13 million music video hits online and a sold out show in Hoxton, tells Alex Bellotti about a rollercoaster year.

Ed Davey. Picture: Anna McCarthy

An ancient Etruscan belief provides the inspiration for the BBC reporter’s Dan Brown-style action adventure, but north London also plays its part too, finds Alex Bellotti.

Theatre company dreamthinkspeak’s latest project is a ‘promenade installation’inspired by the life of a mysterious Duchess, finds Anna Behrmann.

RJ Cyler as

This tale of disaffected teenagers is a bold, assured clash of influences, but hits the right mix of comedy and tragedy, says Michael Joyce.

Edward Bennett in rehearsals for Photograph 51. Picture: Marc Brenner

The actor tells Anna Behrmann why he’s banking on his lucky penny ahead of a new play about the discovery of DNA.

Tom Hardy... is Ronnie and Reggie Kray

Don’t see Legend if you don’t want to be drawn into a realistic portrayal of the Krays, the ruthless top dogs of east London’s violent underworld of the 1960s.

Interior of restaurant

Cocktails flowing, a DJ spinning Latin vibes, bright street art and striking mismatched decor – Señor Ceviche is every inch what I’d imagine a bustling Peruvian bar to be like.

Film review: American Ultra

Friday, September 4, 2015
American Ultra. Picture: Alan Markfield

It’s a smart idea basing a film against a counter-culture sleeper assassin, but American Ultra is too implausible to pull it off, says Michael Joyce.

Film review: No Escape

Friday, September 4, 2015
No Escape

Owen Wilson stars in a gloriously tense thriller, but it loses all momentum midway through, writes Michael Joyce.

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