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17:21

A Hackney organisation representing Filipino community groups has been working to support its community hit hard by Covid-19.

16:18

A Homerton Hospital doctor has warned the “unbelievable” healthcare inequality in some parts of Africa could see it become the next epicentre of the coronavirus crisis.

14:21

Hundreds of pupils at a Stoke Newington school received art boxes brimming with pens, paints and paper.

12:57

A virtual high street experience is set to launch in Hackney and Shoreditch.

11:27

Hackney drummers and musicians performed outside Homerton Hospital on Thursday Night (May 28) for, what many are calling, the final Clap For Our Carers.

The Government is encouraging people to stay alert as many take their first steps back to their workplace.

Bookmark this list, which will provide contacts for help in the area and which we will keep updated throughout the coronavirus outbreak.

Yesterday, 16:29

A Hackney man has been charged with drug and firearm offences after being arrested in Exeter.

Yesterday, 15:00

A West Indian takeaway in Hackney has dished up hundreds of free meals to frontline staff throughout the coronavirus crisis.

Sport

17:19

At least five Premier League matches have been earmarked to be played at neutral venues by police if the competition resumes, plus any further games where Liverpool could win the title.

17:15

The England and Wales Cricket Board has named a bumper 55-man training group ahead of what it hopes will be a busy international schedule, with a host of new and returning faces joining the core squad.

It seems hard to believe it is 100 years since Great Britain last won an Olympic heavyweight medal in the ring.

13:17

League One and League Two clubs will have the chance to decide whether to curtail the season on June 8.

09:15

The Twenty20 World Cup may not go ahead as the leader of the game in host nation Australia revealed the schedule for October and November is under a “very high risk”.

08:57

Jordan Nobbs scored one of her finest goals in Arsenal colours on May 28, 2017 at the Academy Stadium in Manchester.

Yesterday, 16:32

Arsenal chairman Sir Chips Keswick has retired, the club have announced.

Yesterday, 16:30

British Rowing, British Cycling and British Athletics are teaming up with Blue Peter to row, cycle and run the distance between the Blue Peter studio in Salford and the Japan National Stadium in Tokyo in just 30 days.

Yesterday, 16:00

When it comes to classic matches in football history, Arsenal fans will rightly claim the Gunners 2-0 win against Liverpool at Anfield to clinch the title in 1989 has no equal.

Entertainment

Wed, 14:03

The all-girl outfit make their best record yet, striding into new sonic territory with their bright melodies and peppy lyrics.

Podcast chats between artistic director Rupert Goold and the likes of Smith, Tobias Menzies and Indira Varma are keeping the memory of theatre alive during lockdown

Alex Perez-Davies is cooking up the comfort food in his kitchen and delivering locally by bike

Ninth album from the Mercury Music Prize-winner is a rollercoaster of ebullience and candour

The Islington-based rocker played a home gig last Thursday as part of his campaign to help independent music venues hit by the pandemic

Lisa Cowling from Hackney’s Week Night Diner cook school offers a quick and tasty lockdown lunch that you can conjure from your store cupboard and freezer

The Urban Tree Festival is taking place online for the first time. Three organisers – a writer of London’s street trees, an Islington tree inspector, and a community gardener – talk about what trees mean to them.

From telepathic pooches to training dogs to sniff out Covid 19, the Hackney dog lover’s latest venture is ‘informative and subversive’

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

A music events company in Shoreditch is responding to the coronavirus pandemic by raising money for its artists through online sessions.

Professional acrobat Natalie Reckert teaches the art of hand balancing in Yoga studios, Cross Fit Gyms; and now on your computer screen.

Artists donated work for Jules Doyle’s The Art of Staying At Home charity auction in aid of Meals for the NHS and the Corona Relief Fund

A theatre and community organisation that lost the majority of its income overnight due to coronavirus is now hosting drama and after school clubs online to support its young people.

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.

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