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Yesterday, 13:37

Former Arsenal player Jérémie Aliadière joined Hackney mayor Phil Glanville and youngsters for a footie match when he came to open a new sports pitch in Woodberry Down.

Yesterday, 13:05

Families face being made homeless because builders are now running a year behind schedule completing a block of London Fields flats.

Yesterday, 08:53

A man is fighting for his life after being shot by police responding to reports that a suspect was “armed with knives and making threats to kill”.

Tue, 16:24

Kaan Aslan was chased down and stabbed through the heart by thugs armed with swords in retribution for a gang attack on the brother of the man now on trial for his murder, the Old Bailey heard today.

Tue, 07:00

A new neighbourhood is a step closer to being built after planning chiefs gave a multi-million pound scheme the green light.

Old Street and Clerkenwell Road will be shut to through traffic if ambitious new plans to make the area safer for cyclists and pedestrians go ahead.

Mon, 14:25

A bid to turn “what was someone’s house till a few months ago” into a club has been rejected after dozens of neighbours complained organisers had already been breaching licensing conditions and “plaguing” them with “breathtakingly loud music” until the early hours.

Would you like to become a journalist, work on issues that matter to Hackney’s communities and be part of a pioneering project?

Mon, 11:10

More than a century after the stars of music hall graced its stage, the Rosemary Branch Tavern on the Regent’s Canal is bringing it back for two special nights.

Sport

Yesterday, 18:00

Barclays will become title sponsors of the FA Women’s Super League from next season

Yesterday, 17:00

The world’s most prestigious skateboarding competition will return to London this May as the countdown to the sports’ historic debut at the Tokyo 2020 Olympics continues.

Yesterday, 16:00

BBL: London Lions 102 London City Royals 89

Yesterday, 16:00

The National Junior Indoor Rowing Championships took place at the Copper Box Arena last week

Yesterday, 15:30

The Football Association this afternoon handed the Blades player a five-match suspension and a fine of £200

Yesterday, 14:30

Boss Justin Edinburgh discussed his recent switch to a 3-4-1-2 formation which has resulted in six consecutive wins

Yesterday, 12:30

Spurs were initially unsure when to hold the opening ceremony for their new stadium, but will do it for the curtain-raiser on April 3

Yesterday, 10:30

The O’s centre back has impressed since earning a starting role in Justin Edinburgh’s team during the month of January

‘Getcha Gooner’ is a cry that has been heard for decades around N5 in the London Borough of Islington, firstly at our beloved Highbury and now around the Emirates. But that familiar yell could be in danger of disappearing. Read Layth Yousif’s special report to find out why...

Hidden Homeless Campaign

Thursday, November 22, 2018

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

Psychotic residents banging on doors in the middle of the night, drug dealing, prostitution and excrement in the corridor. Now a health watchdog has slammed dire conditions in Hackney homeless hostels. Emma Youle reports

Hackney Council has been forced to apologise to a single mum and offer her a payout after bungling her homeless application.

Entertainment

Yesterday, 16:12

Fresh from the success of achieving a number one album, Bring Me The Horizon have something special planned for their headline show at this summer’s All Points East festival. Keyboardist Jordan Fish talks us through the band’s preparations for May 31.

Next week, Radio 1 DJ Annie Mac brings an array of exciting musicians to stages around Hackney. Here, the superstar DJ talks to us about the inaugural AMP London, what makes a truly great live performance and the joys of giving new artists the chance to shine.

More than a century after the stars of music hall graced its stage, the Rosemary Branch Tavern on the Regent’s Canal is bringing it back for two special nights.

Chips might seem like an uninspired choice in the foodie heaven that is Shoreditch Boxpark but Poptata more that holds its own.

“It’s laugh-out-loud but it’s also cry-out-loud too.” Hackney resident Michele Kirsch is talking about her new book, titled Clean, which comes out today (March 14).

A contradictory concoction of electronica, club-lounge, disco-funk, lullaby-gospel and languid cool that works incredibly well.

The host of BBC Two’s The Mash Report will perform an extra stand-up show in east London to meet the high demand for tickets.

London sure knows how to celebrate St. Patrick’s Day – we’re mad for it. Let’s get craicing (awful, I know) with six of the best events celebrating the Emerald Isle in Hackney and Islington.

Three years ago, staff at The Rio were sifting through various trinkets, paperwork and memorabilia from the cinema’s past when they found something extraordinary.

North London songsmith heads for new ground on his eleventh studio album

Venues around Hackney and Islington are marking International Women’s Day in style this year. Starting with a whiskey masterclass and moving on to a special quiz, live music and free massages at the weekend – here are five ways to make the most of your #IWD2019.

Ahead of the next event at Hoxton Hall on March 29, we speak to two of the event organisers about how Sound Out puts exciting acts in front of a live audience, sometimes for the first time.

As we inch ever closer to that March 29 deadline, and tensions between Brexit’s warring factions seem to somehow get even worse, it feels like we really need Somerset House’s upcoming Kaleidoscope exhibition.

From International Women’s Day celebrations to alternative comedy nights and short-film festivals, there’s loads going on in Hackney and Islington throughout March.

A slinky, slick and lascivious set from Oklahoma’s Broncho that’s part art-rock, part psych-pop.

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