This is an extract from Phil Vasili’s Walter Tull biography ‘1888 to 1918’ published by London League Publications

Arsenal legend Liam Brady has aimed stinging criticism at Manchester United pair Jose Mourinho and Alexis Sanchez.

The former Colchester United forward has scored once in eight games for the O’s, but shouldn’t be written off just yet!

The UK’s first scheme banning the dirtiest vehicles from roads will be rolled out in July across areas of Shoreditch and Old Street.

Some 2,900 households in the borough are without a home due to sky-high rents and pressure on housing. Emma Youle asks mayor Phil Glanville: is it time for the council to get tough and start moving people out of the borough?

The progress of a bid to make Fish Island and Hackney Wick a protected area for artists and creative businesses has been welcomed by the mayors of Tower Hamlets and Hackney.

Various members of the Tottenham Hotspur squad have jetted off in recent days to represent their countries

Part parable, part social satire, Self’s deadpan novel, written in his famously convoluted style, explores the whimsical premise that apes are the dominant species with humans our endangered cousins.

An Errol McKellar Celebrity XI will do battle with Martin Ling’s London Legends on May 27 in aid of Prostate Cancer UK and East Herts Mind Network

A day after we revealed an Arsenal Legends side would take on a Real Madrid side at the Bernabeu this summer it has been confirmed there will be a return match later this year at the Emirates.

Transport for London has said it has a “zero tolerance” policy towards “vandalism” and vowed to get police involved after an Overground train was sprayed with graffiti.

Bar flies searching for the best beer in London need look no further – Hackney Brewery’s American Pale Ale is officially king.

Do you know an inspiring sports teacher with a passion for ensuring young girls have equal access and opportunities to play sport? TeamUp, an initiative designed to engage schools and help teachers deliver team sports to girls, is launching a campaign to search for London’s Sports Teacher of the Year and nominations are now open.

A host of new acts have been announced to perform at All Points East in Victoria Park this summer.

Hackney Council has locked horns with TfL chiefs over cuts to 16 of Hackney’s bus services – because bosses believe the public was never properly consulted.

Arsenal take on AC Milan in the second leg of the Europa League round of 16. The Gunners stunned the football world with a 2-0 win at the mighty San Siro. But read on for Layth Yousif’s seven favourite Italian jobs he’s seen in the flesh.

Dutch striker Vivianne Miedema scored the only goal of the game as Arsenal won the FA WSL Continental Tyres Cup for the fifth time with a 1-0 win over Manchester City.

Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang admits he has been left frustrated by UEFA regulations which prevent him from turning out for Arsenal in the Europa League.

Any body who is anybody will soon walk through the door of The Blues Kitchen’s new basement venue, opening at the end of March

Through the show “we examine how the four walls of the hospitals where people were locked away from society are now being replaced with the four walls of people’s bedrooms, as they have a lack of opportunities for engagement or support.”


To celebrate LGBT history month, Hackney resident Amanda talks about her journey to becoming a foster carer, with the council’s support and training.

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