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Fri, 17:16

The mass sale of Network Rail's 4,500 railway arches was not a good deal for the taxpayer or the tenants, MPs have found.

Fri, 16:00

Plans have finally been submitted to flatten Hoxton's New Era Estate and rebuild it with more than 100 additional homes - though none of them will be for social rent.

Fri, 10:00

This is the moment a thief threatens to "pop" his victim if they fail to hand over their watch during a coffee shop robbery.

Thu, 15:24

Tamara Stoll has filled a 250-page photo book with the stories of Ridley Road's traders - some of whom are descended from generations of stallholders. But she needs Hackney's help to get it into print. She speaks to Holly Chant

Thu, 14:34

Children's artwork was smashed to pieces when vandals trashed an adventure playground in Homerton three times in a matter of days.

Thu, 12:03

Gym users have called on the council to dump its leisure centre operator GLL after being forced to work out in sweltering temperatures all summer.

Thu, 10:29

Police say a woman who was pinned to the ground in Kingsland High Street on Sunday night was being arrested on suspicion of assaulting an officer.

Thu, 09:01

Leaseholders on the council's flagship new estate have been told their £685,000 flat is effectively worthless, because the town hall can't confirm it meets safety regulations brought in after the Grenfell tragedy.

Wed, 15:06

Neighbours have accused Hackney Council of siding with the borough's biggest brewery rather than taking action to stop the "misery" they claim the firm inflicts on their lives.

Sport

Yesterday, 21:05

Tottenham manager Mauricio Pochettino challenged his players to perform and be focused on a consistent basis after the 4-0 win over Crystal Palace - and revealed David Beckham wishes he could play for this team.

Yesterday, 17:13

Mauricio Pochettino got the perfect response to the summit talks he held with his Tottenham squad as a first-half blitz saw them hammer Crystal Palace.

Yesterday, 17:07

Orient had to settle for a point against the League Two leaders after conceding an injury-time penalty on Saturday.

Yesterday, 16:15

Arsenal boss Unai Emery is more than happy to keep giving opportunities to the younger members of his squad, with striker Alexandre Lacazette out until October due to injury.

Yesterday, 15:12

Two second-half goals from Tyreece John-Jules saw Arsenal under-23s claim the Premier League 2 Division One points at Emirates Stadium on Saturday.

Tyreece John-Jules shone as Arsenal U23s continued their strong start to the Premier League 2 Division One season with a 2-1 win over Leicester City U23s.

Yesterday, 08:00

Middlesex may be forced to seek batting reinforcements to revive their on-field fortunes - but there will be no wholesale cull this winter.

Fri, 17:24

Arsenal striker Alexandre Lacazette will be sidelined until October with an ankle injury.

Fri, 17:14

Tottenham will do everything they can to provide Ryan Sessegnon with the platform he needs to flourish, says manager Mauricio Pochettino.

Hidden Homeless Campaign

Friday, May 10, 2019

Three people have died at homeless hostel the Shuttleworth Hotel in the space of eight weeks this year, the Gazette has learned.

A rough sleeper being treated in hospital faces the stark choice of returning to a 'building site' B&B - or discharge to the streets.

Entertainment

Tue, 17:14

Some of the best samba teachers in the world are coming together this weekend to teach the Brazilian dance at a three-day celebration in Munich.

A new multi-arts bar and club called Colours is opening in Hoxton Square from this Friday (September 13).

Based on the fatal shooting af a black teen by a white policeman, Dael Orlandersmith performs her own devastating poetic monologues which spotlight the racism that divides and distorts America

I've been marvelling at the impressive architectural feat that is The Stratford ever since walking past last summer.

A community choir in east London created partly on the advice of doctors to help patients with mental issues is performing in the BBC Proms on Sunday.

Borough Market favourite Padella could soon be opening in Shoreditch if councillors grant bosses a licence this week.

When Carolina W Seibel opened Moio on Stokey's High Street barely a few days in to 2019, she spoke warmly of the local neighbourhood.

A free one-day festival of live music, urban graffiti and comic arts workshops for children aged 13 to 19 is coming to Shoreditch Town Hall this Saturday (August 17).

Xylo Aria isn't in the mood to hang around. "It's time we started empowering ourselves and each other," she says. "If we wait for others to provide the stepping stone, we'll be waiting forever."

Formerly a songwriter for the likes of Girls Aloud, Sugababes and Kylie Minogue, Lisa Cowling now runs a cookery school out of her home in Dalston, after a year of volunteering at the Made in Hackney kitchen.

"We're giving people permission to feel uncomfortable," says American playwright Dael Orlandersmith of Until The Flood, which addresses the 2014 shooting of African-American teenager Michael Brown in Ferguson, Missouri, by white policer officer Darren Wilson - igniting Black Lives Matter-propelled social unrest.

One of the new pizzas on Flat Earth's August menu is topped with Haggerston plum sauce, spring onions, and soy & sesame aubergines.

Handsome Family labelmate and former ballerina fronts a set of disarming, powerful reflections on love and life.

Nando's have launched a pop-up in Shoreditch which is about way more than just chicken slathered in PERi-PERi sauce.

"The number of musicians who want to judge a dog show is quite astounding," chuckles Dan Monsell, speaking ahead of the return of Visions Festival this Saturday (August 3).

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