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Yesterday, 16:13

A man who ran five marathons in the Sahara Desert while secretly suffering from multiple sclerosis (MS) is on a crowdfunding mission to raise £85,000 for life-saving treatment.

Yesterday, 13:43
Dutoit

Detectives are appealing for any more victims of paedophile David Dutoit to come forward, now he has been put behind bars for six years.

Yesterday, 12:40
Sally Hawkins in short film, The Phone Call.

A screening of 2015 Oscar winning short film The Phone Call, starring Jim Broadbent and Sally Hawkins, forms part of the 10th Smalls Film Festival which kicks off today.

Tue, 14:05
The Rose and Crown, Stoke Newington, built in 1930.

Two Hackney boozers are amongst 19 recognised nationally as shining examples of the inter-war years, when pubs were made bigger and better to leave behind an image of ‘drunkenness’ to attract more respectable customers including families and women.

Tue, 12:38
Adam Deacon outside court.

Award-winning actor Adam Deacon has been fined and given a restraining order after bombarding his former mentor with abusive messages while suffering from cannabis-induced psychosis.

Tue, 07:00
True-crime movie Legend with Emily Browning as Frances Kray and Tom Hardy as Reggie Kray

The tragic wife of notorious gangster Reggie Kray who took her own life after walking out on him had electric shock treatment in Hackney Hospital which helped erase memories of their doomed marriage, a book out on Thursday reveals in the run-up to next week’s Legend movie about the Krays.

Sunday, August 30, 2015
Woodberry Wetlands

A Grade II listed building is being restored to its former glory as a visitor hub for the new Woodberry Wetlands nature reserve.

Sport

Yesterday, 18:00

Midfielder believes the O’s could reach the Championship under head coach Ian Hendon

Yesterday, 13:30
Orient head coach Ian Hendon looks on from the bench at Luton (pic: Simon O'Connor)

The O’s head coach Ian Hendon reveals delight at finally bringing young midfielder to the club

Yesterday, 12:25
Dawid Malan in action for Middlesex. Pic: TGSPHOTO

Middlesex batting coach David Houghton believes Dawid Malan’s run of form should put him in the frame for an international call-up in the near future.

Yesterday, 10:00
Leyton Orient defender Sean Clohessy in action against Bristol Rovers (pic: Simon O'Connor).

Full back discusses partnership between Ian Hendon and Andy Hessenthaler

Yesterday, 07:35
Chloe Kelly of Arsenal Ladies was on target in the 4-0 win at Millwall. Pic: Gavin Ellis/TGSPHOTO

Skipper Alex Scott says the senior players have a duty to help instil a winning culture among the new generation at Arsenal Ladies.

Yesterday, 07:05
Hackney tennis player Lauryn John-Baptiste

Hackney tennis sensation Lauryn John-Baptiste has capped a memorable summer with double delight at the Under-18 national championships in Nottingham.

Wed, 18:21
Abul Kasimnalla (left) and Scott Doody of Hackney CC

Hackney have been crowned champions of the Middlesex Development League after recording an eight-wicket victory over Harrow in the final at Twickenham CC.

Entertainment

Yesterday, 13:00

This nostalgic production was a clumsy look at Broadway’s Jewish history, says Marianka Swain.

Tue, 07:00
True-crime movie Legend with Emily Browning as Frances Kray and Tom Hardy as Reggie Kray

The tragic wife of notorious gangster Reggie Kray who took her own life after walking out on him had electric shock treatment in Hackney Hospital which helped erase memories of their doomed marriage, a book out on Thursday reveals in the run-up to next week’s Legend movie about the Krays.

Wednesday, August 26, 2015
Barrence Whitfield

Down’n’dirty, tough-talkin’ and soulful blues/rock’n’roll mash-up

Wednesday, August 26, 2015
The Dance of Reality. Picture: Pathe

Filmmaker Alejandro Jodorowsky looks back at his childhood in a surreal and unique way, even if it does all become a bit much for Michael Joyce.

Wednesday, August 26, 2015
Benedict Cumberbatch (Hamlet) in Hamlet at the Barbican. Picture: Johan Persson

Benedict Cumberbatch shines as the tortured prince and while too dark at times, Hamlet is worthy of the hype, says Bridget Galton

Saturday, August 22, 2015
The Wolfpack

This fascinating outsider family are made to look strangely normal, says Michael Joyce.

Friday, August 21, 2015
Hyde and Beast. Picture: Paul Alexander Knox

A ferociously powerful gig heralds rise of a beast says Greg Wetherall

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