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Diane Abbott made history as the first black female MP to hold a seat in the House of Commons. As the Gazette marks 100 years since the Representation of the People Act, the MP for Hackney North and Stoke Newington talks to the Gazette about her election in 1987 and the challenges women still face

Heartbroken teenagers in Stoke Newington are campaigning to stop their former schoolmate being deported back to his birthplace in Bangladesh.

The ludicrous procession of “family” cars using the narrow pavement outside Tyssen Community School as a cut-through chills my blood. So too does the fact no one in the footage seems remotely fazed by such irresponsible and illegal behaviour.

Two hundred anti-fascist protesters flocked to Kingsland Road on Saturday morning to march against the controversial LD50 art gallery.

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