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Alistair Coleman, author of the hit book Angry People in Local Newspapers, has been speaking with Layth Yousif about the cult publication about to reach the bestsellers lists...

A former Gazette reporter who secured publishing deals around the world for her first novel is celebrating the launch of her paperback.

Following a sell-out event at the Copper Box Arena back in April, the Big Ballers are back to defend their title against London Lions, London’s Professional Basketball Team.

Lucy Macnab quit her job in 2010 to set up Ministry of Stories. She tells Emma Bartholomew about the journey to spread “magical weirdness” as she prepares to move on to the Arts Council

In an article from our Kick-Off pullout, the Lilywhites legend looks ahead to the new Premier League season

Lucas Moura was one of a handful of players to show their worth during the tour of the United States

The Spurs manager has been impressed with Welwyn Garden City boys Luke Amos and Oliver Skipp

The Lilywhites may hand starts to World Cup stars Heung-min Son and Davinson Sanchez this weekend

Fernando Llorente, Lucas Moura, Erik Lamela and Serge Aurier all caught the eye during Spurs’ 4-1 win over AS Roma

Davinson Sanchez, Christian Eriksen and Heung-min Son are among the few big names out in America with Spurs

Sainsbury’s has already angered the Highbury community with plans for a second Blackstock Road branch – now the chain wants to open ANOTHER store half a mile away.

The likes of Ben Davies, Serge Aurier, Erik Lamela, Lucas Moura and Harry Winks were back at the club this week

Ahead of the O’s first pre-season game of the 2018//19 campaign, we look at what fans may see on Saturday

Read our irreverent World Cup blog which will be featuring every day during the tournament. Today we have sports journalist Layth Yousif reviewing the first day of the eagerly-awaited tournament...

The 51-year-old former O’s manager reflected on the past year at Brisbane Road and explained why the signs point towards a promising 2018/19 season

Betting has been suspended on Mike Arteta becoming the next Arsenal manager after substantial sums have been placed on the Spaniard.

Arsenal reporter Layth Yousif reports from a remarkable day at the Emirates.

London Lions captain Joe Ikhinmwin is honoured to be representing England at the Commonwealth Games in the Gold Coast this month.

Anthony Joshua has set his sights on a heavyweight showdown with American Deontay Wilder after claiming a unanimous points victory over Joseph Parker in Cardiff.

Sharon D Clarke’s formidable Caroline inhabits a basement laundry that she compares to hell or being underwater. Trudging between washer and dryer, she wonders how she wound up so tired and downtrodden at 39

London-born running back Jay Ajayi was draped in a Union Flag as he described winning Super Bowl LII with the Philadelphia Eagles as the “greatest feeling in the world”.

Bridget Galton enjoys a comedy about heartless money hungry private equity fund managers featuring a sharp performance by Hayley Atwell

Hackney-born Ajayi will hope to help Eagles to Super Bowl glory in Minneapolis on Sunday

Emma Bartholomew chats to the founders of The Vurger Co about how they came up with the idea to launch a vegan burger comapany

Richard Jones delivers a hypnotic production. It’s very much an ensemble effort as a cast of nine actors present storylines in the show’s trade-mark heightened style

Cornwall theatre company Kneehigh returns to Shoreditch Town Hall with their production of The Tin Drum. Director Mike Shepherd fills us in

At Hackney Showroom, $elfie$ by Malik Nashad Sharp, aka marikiscrycrycry, talks about issues of nationalism, gun violence and the black, queer aesthetic

Scott Chickelday full of praise for youngsters and dreaming of seeing them play in the Premier League after helping them develop at Canonbury Primary School

This week marks the 30th anniversary of the Great Storm of 1987. Emma Bartholomew catches up with a former Gazette reporter, still chuffed his photo of the aftermath made it onto the front page that week

With the uncertainty surrounding the ownership of the club ahead of the Arsenal AGM at the end of this month Gooner fanzine editor Kevin Whitcher shares his views.

Ex-O’s first-team goalkeeper owns his own coaching company - Developing Goalkeeping UK - and has already had one major success story this season

The Arsenal Q&A is back – this week we have the very excellent Kurtis Powers – New York City’s biggest Gooner. Read on for more, including a memorable day beating Spurs...

The Abney Park Trust is celebrating the bicentenary of William Hones’ victorious court battle against government censorship in 1817. It marked a turning point in the fight for the freedom of Britain’s press. Emma Bartholomew finds out more.

With the Premier League season nearly upon us today sees the return of our popular series Friday Fanzone where we quiz loyal Gooners about their views on all things Arsenal. Read on for Pierre Hertin from the Sweden Arsenal supporters club and their banner, an Arsenal trophy prompting his first taste of alcohol – and the best answer we’ve had so far to ‘what’s your biggest scrape as a fan’...

Talented midfielder could make full debut for Championship club this evening in the first round of EFL Cup at Colchester United

Conor McPherson’s script and direction expertly place Dylan’s music within the plot, an exploration of the racism, poverty and hopelessness of 1930s America

A new season of work from the National Youth Theatre (NYT) running throughout August comes to Hackney Wick’s Yard Theatre.

Pre-season friendly: Tottenham Hotspur 0 Manchester City 3

Pre-season friendly: A.S. Roma 3 Tottenham Hotspur 2

England left-back has not played for the club since January, but appears to be making good progress

Spurs set for busy week of action in the International Champions Cup and prepared to play familar faces

The Gazette finds out about the history tours John Baldock leads around Abney Park – and the characters buried in the Stoke Newington cemetery.

Emma Bartholomew speaks to Rob Harries from charity WORLDwrite about its film on CLR James – a revolutionary he believes has fallen under the radar, despite the enormous library that bears his name

Bomb threat letters received by mosques in east London are being investigated by counter-terror police.

Stoke Newington author and journalist Jonathan Freedland talks to Zoe Paskett about his new book, To Kill the President under nom de plume Sam Bourne

Tough break for Tottenham’s Son

Friday, June 16, 2017

South Korea international fractures arm in World Cup qualifier

It’s taken two years for Nikolai Foster’s production of Annie to transfer from Leicester’s Curve to the West End. It’s a pity it wasn’t sooner.

Steve Pretty may refute the hipster label but he admits that “running a postmodern brass band is quite a hipsterish activity”

The swallows are arriving, writes Will McCallum, Newington Green.

Journalist, author and one third of Saint Etienne Bob Stanley talks about researching his forthcoming book and releasing a new album inspired by Brexit

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