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“Without our Grassroots Music Venues, there would be no Beatles. No Stones, no Led Zeppelin, no Duran Duran, no Sade, no Oasis, no Skunk Anansie, no Adele, no Ed Sheeran, no Dua Lipa.”

A man has been charged following a stabbing in Stoke Newington High Street on Friday (June 12).

Sir Ian McKellen, Mandeep Dhillon, Joseph Fiennes, Sir Derek Jacobi, Lennie James, Alex Lawther, Miriam Margoyles, Lesley Manville and Elaine Page are among the names backing #ForTheLoveOfArts.

As if 2020 hadn’t done enough to secure its place in the history books, the death of a man under the knee of a Minneapolis police officer has propelled Black Lives Matter into the mainstream.

A 22-year-old has been arrested on suspicion of murder after a man was shot dead in Brackenfield Close on Friday night (June 5).

A man has died after reports of shots fired in Brackenfield Close in Lower Clapton

Hackney Council’s response to the coronavirus pandemic and issues in the borough under lockdown will be the subjects of a live online Q&A.

The current ban on evictions ends on June 25. The government must extend the deadline and overhaul the system.

One person was tasered by police as arrests were made at an illegal party on Saturday night (May 30), including one for an assault on an emergency worker.

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

Here are images of just some of the thousands of pubs that have played such an important part in London’s history and culture.

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”.

A fixture of the north London comedy circuit is going online – with ticket prices dependent on the audience members’ situation during coronavirus lockdown.

“Get Brexit done”, “get Brexit done”, “get Brexit done”.

Since 1864, the Hackney Gazette has been there with you.

Shortly before the world turned upside down, I was lucky enough to be at BBC 6 Music event in Camden, where Tony Visconti, the great producer behind David Bowie’s Berlin-period albums, and The Stranglers’ JJ Burnel were interviewed by Liz Kershaw.

I write on Wednesday, a couple of hours before our print deadline.

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

Now, more than ever, local journalism matters – and here’s how you can support us.

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.

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