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Following the success of their shuffleboard bar, London Shuffle have opened a smaller-scale, table version of the game downstairs. The new bar is called Crazy Eight, and it's named after the original, more old-school game.

Beth Mead has flourished for Arsenal Women this season despite taking on a new role in the team. Read Art De Roche's exclusive interview with the Gunners and England star.

A law centre offering free legal advice on housing, immigration and discrimination says it could close next year after almost half of its grant funding was cut by the council.

A winter of tinkering means Nick Gubbins can't wait to spearhead the quest for runs in a new era at Middlesex.

I don't blame anyone for wanting to buy their council house.

Thousands of Hackney council houses bought by tenants since 2000 have since been sold privately, making homeowners hundreds of millions of pounds in profit.

Former England striker Emile Heskey dropped in to a Homerton secondary school last week to talk to the kids about his career and the need to be disciplined in life.

More than 32,000 people in Hackney have signed a Brexit petition calling for Britain to revoke Article 50 and remain in the European Union (EU).

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.

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.

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

An application to turn a basement venue into a dominoes club in tribute to "Hard Card Tom" has been turned down by Hackney Council.

A Mossbourne Community Academy pupil got the experience of a lifetime when they unveiled their school's new Canterbury rugby shirt at Twickenham ahead of England's Guinness Six Nations clash with Italy.

Hackney's Orlan Jackman lifted the BBL Trophy with London City Royals after picking up a 90-82 overtime victory over rivals London Lions.

High in the branches there is an increasingly omnipresent feature; exacerbated by windy days and more visible amongst bare winter twigs, plastic bags seem to have proliferated in the city canopy, writes Will McCallum, Newington Green.

Food banks for stray cats are on the way in Islington after a small animal charity was given funding to expand its work.

Arsenal's Beth Mead was among the goalscorers as England Women won the SheBelieves Cup for the first time in the Untied States.

The council's flagship housing development the King's Crescent Estate was one of the winners at this year's Hackney Design Awards.

Spurs have decided to leave the former Burnley defender back in England

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.

The LTA has announced that East London is to stage an international team tennis tie for the first ever time.

Neighbours are not happy about the prospect of a hip brewery opening a "hell-raising" bar in Stoke Newington - but bosses insist they run venues responsibly.

Council tax is set to rise for the fourth consecutive year in Hackney as town hall chiefs prepare to deal with £30million of additional government cuts by 2022.

Red Bull Neymar Jr's Five, the world's biggest five-a-side tournament, is back for 2019 with the tournament kicking off in Shoreditch next month.

A leading anti-gangs worker from Hackney was arrested and bailed after his home was raided by police for the second time in three months.

Culture secretary Jeremy Wright explains why local newspapers are so important

Gloriously silly reworking of Moliere's Tartuffe stutters with an inconsistent tone but comes good at the end to lampoon Britain's crumbling social structures

A global "investment" scheme that targeted the Muslim community over two years has left some people claiming to be thousands of pounds out of pocket.

With uncertainty around the negotiations between the UK and the EU on our future relationship, there have been many questions writes: Syed Kamall, (Conservative), MEP for London.

According to Forbes, results of a recent Gallup poll show 'soccer' will soon be America's third favourite spectator sport.

"It's a real collision of light and dark, where subjects so far apart all somehow come together." After two years of development, producer Jacob Dorrell is about to unveil his new musical: The Cereal Café.

Valentine's Day is on the approach - do you have plans locked in? It's no problem if not, because we've rounded up a bunch of romantic things to do across Hackney and Islington.

The mother of a baby boy with the UK's only known case of a rare mitochondrial disease needs to raise £50,000 for lifesaving treatment in Texas.

Lively, loud, and full of American sporting spirit would be how you could describe the atmosphere at The Blues Kitchen on Super Bowl Sunday.

Traders in railway arches across the UK have dismissed their new landlords' offer to hear them out as a "PR stunt".

EXCLUSIVE: Former Gunner Viv Anderson has been speaking to Islington Gazette Arsenal reporter Layth Yousif. With Denis Suarez signing for the club read on for more from the respected ex-England defender.

Scottish Opera's production of Anthropocene is the fourth show pieced together by composer Stuart MacRae and librettist Louise Welsh.

Is This It? The NYC rockers, who have five top 10 albums to their name, will headline on May 25 as All Points East announces its latest batch of big-name performers.

Former Arsenal star and England international Ray Parlour - the Romford Pele - dusted off his boots to join 5-a-side players as a surprise 10th man at GOALS Dagenham last week.

The Hackney Labour party will work with a top housing charity to demand the government abolishes "no-fault" evictions of private sector tenants.

London Pulse welcome reigning Vitality Super League champions Wasps to the Copper Box Arena this weekend.

The first steps in getting into healthcare careers are being made for students and secondary pupils across east London with today's launch of a programme "to secure the future of the NHS".

EXCLUSIVE: Former Arsenal, Manchester United and England right-back Viv Anderson has been speaking exclusively to the Islington Gazette's Gunners reporter Layth Yousif. Read on for his preview of United's clash with the North London giants on Friday and see our website all this week for much more from the popular Viv - who is taking part in Prostate Cancer UK's ride to Amsterdam this summer.

EXCLUSIVE: Former Arsenal, Manchester United and England right-back Viv Anderson has been speaking exclusively to the Islington Gazette's Gunners reporter Layth Yousif. Read on for what his take on the injury to Hector Bellerin and see our website all this week for much more from the popular Viv - who is taking part in Prostate Cancer UK's ride to Amsterdam this summer.

A musical prodigy from South Hackney is a step closer to achieving his dream of playing with the London Symphony Orchestra after raising £40,000 for a rare bassoon.

It's true what they say it's not over until the last whistle, which would be the best way to describe the NBA 2019 London Game.

Washington Wizards shooting guard Bradley Beal feels London is becoming a hub for American sports ahead of his side's clash with New York Knicks this weekend.

The England international discussed the mentality of the Tottenham Hotspur players

Washington Wizards point-guard Tomas Satoransky believes the NBA 2019 UK match against the New York Knicks at London's O2 Arena will be an 'unknown'.

The England captain suffered an ankle injury on Sunday and is not set to return to training until early March



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