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A woman was hit by a bus in Mare Street shortly before midnight on Sunday.

Friday, August 23, 2019

A woman has been jailed for robbing vulnerable passengers on buses in Hackney - including an 87-year-old man.

Friday, August 23, 2019

Gang police are appealing for information about three vehicles after gunshots were heard in Homerton last night.

Friday, August 23, 2019

A bank holiday heatwave could see record temperatures replace the wind and rain that has dogged August, the Met Office has said.

Friday, August 23, 2019

More than 300,000 people spent a total of £38million at major festivals in Finsbury Park last year, a report reveals.

Thursday, August 22, 2019

Clapton Girls' Academy celebrated its best ever GCSE results today.

Thursday, August 22, 2019

For the first year, 30 students at Dalston's Petchey Academy scored 10 or more GCSEs at grades 5 to 9 - with some gaining up to 12 top scores.

Thursday, August 22, 2019

One in five City Academy Hackney students got at least three grades of 7 or above this year.

Thursday, August 22, 2019

Like most teenagers across the country Haggerston School student Treyvaunshae Carty was looking forward to celebrating his GCSE results.

Sport

Yesterday, 21:31

Tottenham Hotspur manager Mauricio Pochettino says his side failed to break down Steve Bruce's Newcastle United as they lost 1-0.

Premier League: Tottenham Hotspur 0 Newcastle United 1

Yesterday, 18:13

David Luiz insists Arsenal can bridge the gap to the Premier League's top two.

Yesterday, 16:13

Jill Roord hit a hat-trick as Arsenal Women beat their Tottenham rivals 6-0 in a pre-season friendly at Meadow Park on Sunday.

Yesterday, 16:05

Jill Roord starred for Arsenal Women as they thrashed Tottenham Women in a north London derby friendly at Meadow Park on Sunday.

Yesterday, 11:16

Britain's Anthony Yarde produced a brave fight against Sergey Kovalev before being knocked out in the 11th round of their WBO light-heavyweight title fight in Chelyabinsk on Saturday night.

Yesterday, 10:44

Jacob Ranson provides Leyton Orient players ratings after their 3-2 defeat to Crawley Town at Brisbane Road

Yesterday, 08:35

Unai Emery believes Arsenal are closer to Liverpool than last season despite another chastening experience at Anfield.

Saturday, August 24, 2019

Owen Farrell reflected on England's crushing 57-15 victory over Ireland that saw records tumble at Twickenham by declaring the best is yet to come.

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

Wednesday, August 14, 2019

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).

"There's more to football than winning," reads the Hackney Laces manifesto. In the heat of the moment, when your team has just been soundly beaten, and it's raining, and you have to trudge home with your opponent's celebrations ringing in your ears - that can be hard to remember.

A second branch of the hugely popular Borough Market restaurant Padella could be coming to Shoreditch.

We can't help you to sleep in these outrageous temperatures (26 degrees! At midnight!) but we can nudge you in the direction of a free piña colada, which is surely just as good.

Simon Cowell is dressed in a familiar crew-cut top and about to deliver a shuddering reality check. "I'm gonna be honest with you, Kojo," he explains, "I don't really like comedians on this show."

Ricky Wilson and his wholesome collective of jolly moshpit makers are back for a seventh LP

If you've ever found yourself peer-pressured in to drinking alcohol when, actually, a soft drink or a mocktail would have been fine, then Club Soda may be of interest.

Luan Goldie is a primary school teacher with a 4-year-old daughter: she does not have a lot of spare time. And yet, when she can muster a few quieter moments to herself, Goldie writes short-stories and longer tales about working class communities which are winning plenty of fans, and quickly.

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