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We will bring you the latest updates from north London and the response of the authorities to the coronavirus crisis.

Sir Keir Starmer, MP for Holborn and St Pancras, has been elected by Labour members as the party’s new leader.

I’ll be publishing daily updates from my north London flat, as the country adapts to a health crisis and a culture of “social distancing”.

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With an IMDB page that includes Star Wars and Dolittle, and a cv that includes Stella McCartney and Moschino, Justin Smith is one of the hottest properties in modern millinery – and he is based these days in de Beauvoir Town.

With the closure of venues the livelihoods of thousands of artists and entertainers has been affected. Here’s how some familiar faces from the comedy circuit have adapted to lockdown.

My rationed exercise on Tuesday saw me cycling to Hampstead, walking up Parliament Hill and up to Highgate, and freewheeling down Highgate Hill towards home.

Boris Johnson has banned people from leaving the home except for certain reasons, outlawed gatherings of more than two people and shut retailers selling non-essential goods – threatening police fines for anyone who ignores new measures.

On Sunday I gave £4 to someone who was begging. Aren’t I quite the hero?

On Monday (March 16) ministers and officials will consider measures including banning mass gatherings and lengthy household isolation for the elderly.

The health secretary has said elderly people will be asked to self-isolate for up to four months.

So it looks like this time around the virus scare is the real thing and it will be a time for humanity to show its mettle.

It came down to penalties to decide the winner in a hard-fought FA Cup fifth round tie between Tottenham and Norwich City

Thom Yorke will take to the stage for a rare solo performance at All Points East on May 24.

Bombay Bicycle Club have been announced as the opening night headliners for All Points East, joining Tame Impala, Massive Attack, Kraftwerk, The Kooks and The Wombats on a huge bill for the 10-day event.

I was born in 1977 – the year of punk, Star Wars and the death of Elvis (among many other things) – and as young child in the early 80s, the war seemed ancient history.

I have to admit, not being a Love Island fan I only really became aware of Caroline Flack with the police charges brought against her following an incident in her north London flat.

In 2009, eight musicians hosted an intimate gig in a living room in London, and Sofar Sounds was born.

Caroline Flack has died at the age of 40, her family has said in a statement.

Anti-abortion protesters outside clinics are not only causing great distress, they’re damaging their own cause.

I spent the oddity that was the turn of the millennium (or the turn of 1999/2000, at least) at a small party in a derelict school hall, wearing a dress, playing with my then-band in front of a handful of friends and, bizarrely, my former teacher.

As part of a five-day run of a new comedy production, a special “traffic light” performance (single, in a relationship or ‘it’s complicated’) will be staged on Valentine’s Day.

On Saturday, July 11 the band will perform alongside Charlie XCX, Clairo, Pale Waves, Phoebe Bridgers and Cavetown.

Reconstruction work has begun to improve cycle lanes on Queensbridge Road.

Broadway Market’s F Cooke has closed its doors after 120 years serving pie, mash and jellied eels to the East End.

Two Hackney tech entrepreneurs have made life easier for London’s pub-goers with an app that lists what pubs across the capital have on offer.

‘Appalled’ and ‘completely unsurprised’ were just two of the reactions when the Gazette asked some people in Stoke Newington what they made of the Tory landslide.

It will be a bitter pill to swallow but it may be time for Remain campaigners to accept that Brexit will “git done” and rethink the focus of their energies.

A slowness in implementing changes following the Grenfell tragedy and a lack of training for reacting to terror attacks are among the criticisms of the fire service in a new report.

It will be a bitter pill to swallow but it may be time for Remain campaigners to accept that Brexit will “git done” and rethink the focus of their formidable energies.



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