Questions have been raised about whether the “trial” closure of roads along the “cycle superhighway” in Hackney are in fact permanent.


A woman has admitted hiding a violent and dangerous criminal in her home after he escaped from a mental health unit in Homerton.

A 19-year-old stabbed to death in a shisha bar yesterday has been named as Homerton boy Ziggy Owusu – a “good guy” who was trying to break up a fight.


A man was rushed to hospital after being found by police lying in a Newington Green road early this morning.

Yesterday, 13:00

A bloodsoaked man stumbled into a supermarket this morning after the fourth stabbing in Dalston in the space of nine days.

Yesterday, 12:05

This is the terrifying moment a heroic shopkeeper risked his life to help a boy chased into his Hoxton newsagents by a knife-wielding maniac.

Yesterday, 10:50

Persuading Hackney’s first-time buyers to make what is likely to be their biggest investment yet without setting foot inside the property is no mean feat.

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Campaigners for Dalston music venue Passing Clouds will have the chance to buy the building after it was given protected status by Hackney Council.

Wed, 15:22

Gang police are investigating a knife fight that spilled into the streets of Dalston on Monday night.


Railwaymen manager Steve Davis offers views on what has gone on at Brisbane Road since Francesco Becchetti took charge in July 2014


Tottenham duo Harry Kane and Toby Alderweireld could be available for Wednesday’s Champions League clash against Bayer Leverkusen or next Sunday’s north London derby against Arsenal, says Mauricio Pochettino.

Brisbane Road captain warns squad that last weekend’s victory at Hartlepool United has to be backed up on Saturday

Yesterday, 16:00

Find out how Sammy Moore, Michael Clark and Sam Roach have been getting on over the past week

Yesterday, 11:30

O’s fan Doug Harper will be special guest at the League Two match after beating male breast cancer

Wed, 16:22

Hackney’s new captain PJ Lloyd has praised his squad for their “flawless” start to the season as the Spring Hill-based club set their sights on promotion after six straight victories.

Wed, 16:04

Paul Rattigan grabbed four goals as Boston Celtics racked up a 7-0 win against Boundary Estate in the Jack Morgan Cup.

Wed, 16:00

Switch from man marking to zonal failed to stop Hartlepool United scoring from a corner on Saturday



Ben Caplan talks to ZOE PASKETT about musical kinship, biblical themes and working with Fred Wesley

Peter Darney’s award winning play gives rare insight into the world of chemsex parties through the true stories of those who have experienced it

Ross Godfrey began as a third of Morcheeba on meeting Skye Edwards at a Hackney party. Now he’s half of Skye | Ross

Where will you spend Halloween weekend? Here are a few options in case you’re stuck

The artist critiques the assumption that photography is a true recording of reality. Touching on the medium’s failed promise and sensorial shortcoming. Birtles work pre-existed the numerous dialogues on image manipulation.

Doctor Strange is the tale of a brilliant neurosurgeon who can no longer work after a serious car crash and ends up in Nepal learning magic and dimension spanning powers from someone called The Ancient One.

James Sutton talks to Carey Newson, curator of a new Geffrye Museum display exploring the often secretive arena of teen bedrooms

From the pioneers of London’s leading interactive adventure game comes a new, hyper reality mission.

Emma Bartholomew attends the launch of Helio’s Cantina, set in a London Fields railway arch alongside a 54-seater cinema

This is a contentious statement when CS11 has everyone spitting feathers, but I think bicycles belong on roads.

Mark Strong and Elizabeth Debicki star in new thriller by Hampstead playwright David Hare that offers style over substance

After learning the traditional dishes from his mother, Richard Elysee is sharing his family recipes and hopes to spread the knowledge of this distinctive cuisine throughout the capital.

Ken Loach’s new Cannes favourite tells the story of a man trapped in a system that refuses to serve him

What would you do if you found out your dad had written an erotic novel? Disown him? Barricade yourself in your flat? Or read it aloud on a weekly podcast to millions of people?

With one in 10 gay men now living with HIV, Zoe Paskett explores how chemsex has become an NHS public health crisis. Peter Darney, writer of play 5 Guys Chillin’, and sexual health nurse Hannah McCall offer insight.

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