The gender pay gaps at Hackney Council and Homerton Hospital reveal mixed results.
The UK Black Pride festival will be held at Haggerston Park for the first time this summer.
The Hackney Empire cancelled a concert the day before it was to be played after its lead performer – a member of the Turkish parliament – was judged to represent divisive values.
Hackney poet Raymond Antrobus – deaf from childhood – has picked up The Ted Hughes Prize from The Poetry Society.
A Stoke Newington kebab restaurant has beaten off competition from north and west London rivals to scoop a top prize at the British Kebab Awards.
From the outside, Veysel Baba’s two bedroom council flat in Shoreditch looks like any other, but step inside and you enter another world.
All Points East will be returning to Victoria Park next month with two weekends of diverse music and a free community festival.
Clapton manager Jonny Fowell will be hoping to end his reign at The Old Spotted Dog club on a high note.