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Yesterday, 21:02

Police officers are becoming increasingly concerned for the welfare of a teenager from Hackney who has been missing for five weeks.

Yesterday, 15:49

A Hackney councillor has had his life and his family’s lives threatened following controversial road closures and the vandalism of traffic filters.

Yesterday, 14:45

More than 70 NHS doctors have called on the Prime Minister to pull the plug on plans to build a new incinerator to burn all of north London’s waste, claiming he could save more lives than they all would in their entire careers if he prevents the toxic emissions it would belch out.

Yesterday, 11:50

A Stoke Newington photographer has been taking pictures of people in Hackney as part of a series of projects documenting residents coping and coming together during a “dark year.”

Sunday, September 27, 2020

While the effect of coronavirus continues to hit London hard, one of the few benefits of lockdown was a cleaner, greener city, with less traffic, cleaner air and more walking and cycling, writes Cllr Jon Burke, Hackney Council cabinet member for energy, waste, transport and public realm.

Sunday, September 27, 2020

It’s only a small one. But it is a car and it feels like drivers are hated. I say that because recently I parked the Steve-mobile on Downs Road. I wasn’t there long. At £11.40 for four hours I can’t park there often without my bank texting me.

The government looks determined to accelerate the privatisation gravy train with the barely scrutinised award of Covid-related contracts for testing, tracing and PPE.

Friday, September 25, 2020

An east London man has taken on a gruelling running challenge to raise vital funds for a London hospice.

Friday, September 25, 2020

An NHS trust is calling on colleagues, carers and service users to help steer a project aimed at improving support for veterans in Hackney, Newham and Tower Hamlets.

Sport

Yesterday, 16:13

Leyton Orient head coach Ross Embleton said he is “devastated” they have been forced out of the Carabao Cup without being able to come up against Premier League side Tottenham Hotspur.

Yesterday, 14:09

Jose Mourinho has blamed the EFL for not giving Tottenham a chance of fighting for Carabao Cup success and believes his squad will be hit by injury as they face three games in five days.

Sunday, September 27, 2020

Callum Wilson’s stoppage-time penalty earned Newcastle a Premier League point at Tottenham as the new handball law continued to cause controversy and confusion.

Sunday, September 27, 2020

FA Cup: Arsenal 4 Tottenham Hotspur 0

Friday, September 25, 2020

Leyton Orient have been denied the chance of a re-arranged fixture with Premier League side Tottenham Hotspur after the EFL made the decision to give Spurs a bye into the fourth round of the Carabao Cup.

Friday, September 25, 2020

Arsenal host north London rival’s Tottenham Hotspur in the FA Women’s Cup on Saturday evening with a 5.15pm kick off at Meadow Park.

Thursday, September 24, 2020

Europa League: Shkendija 1 Tottenham Hotspur 3

Thursday, September 24, 2020

New Arsenal signing Lotte Wubben-Moy says the “timing feels unbelievable” returning to the Gunners and earning a call up to the England set-up.

Wednesday, September 23, 2020

London Lions suffered FIBA Basketball Champions League heartbreak as they missed out on the next stage with a narrow 77-73 defeat to Lithuanian side Neptunas Klaipeda in the first qualifying round.

Entertainment

Yesterday, 07:56

Britain’s feted heroes return with another slab of searing social commentary and seismic rock.

Set amid the squats of Haggerston, Come Down Heavy is a moving tale of a friendship between two women living chaotic lives and has been nominated for the BBC National Short Story Award with Cambridge University

Reach for the Stars is inspired by NASA astronaut Mae Jemison and will tour to schools in November with live family shows at Little Angel Studios on weekends

After seven months of closure, the pub venue is once again selling tickets for October’s Tales From The Golden Age by Ian Dixon Potter

As the Islington pub theatre waits to hear if it qualifies for Government rescue funds it has secured a grant to create five new pieces of digital work

When Secrets Set Sail is a children’s adventure exploring the local history of Hackney’s hostel for colonial childcare workers who were abandoned in a hostile country

Reality is collapsing and civilisation is ending, yet somehow Bill and Ted’s world still seems more benign than ours in a reboot that is charming but uninventive

Fourth record for US folk duo is imbued with sparkles of jazz, art-pop, soul and the American Songbook

The Islington based artist name-checks Trump, Elvis and Mark Zuckerberg in The MOST Specialest relationship at Victoria Miro Gallery

Design studio Pearson Lloyd is turning the former Yorkton Workshops, which once housed milliners and doll-makers, into an archive, studio and gallery.

The shopfronts along Redchurch Street will be decorated with vinyl images and a QR code to discover the work of local designers, artists and craftspeople

Earth Eaters at Hoxton 253 art project space brings together evocative artworks to ask what is at stake in the climate crisis and will humankind heed the warnings of impending doom?

Hackney Empire, the Almeida, Pentameters and the Lion&Unicorn are among the venues hoping to benefit from Crowdfunder and the Theatres Trust’s Save Our Theatres campaign

A backlog of weddings, free desk space for isolated artists, and a youth board to help steer the not for profit arts centre are also part of reopening plans

Proceeds from a version of the ‘90s RnB classic by some of the UK’s best session vocalists will offer a lifeline for Olu’s Soup Kitchen on the Frampton Park Estate

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