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.

The VICE journalist known for his hilarious features on popular culture has his first book out this Thursday, February 21.

A soup kitchen in Broadway Market dished up more than 100 Christmas dinners at the weekend - and each guest also received their own present.

Hackney Aquatics was on the verge of collapse three years ago. Last month, it was awarded the Jeff Cook Salver at the London Swimming Awards for its contribution to sport. Jeremy Tobias-Tarsh tells Emma Bartholomew about its turnaround

An LGBT gardening group will compete against professionals a national flower show - despite not having an allotment of their own.

A disabled children's charity in Hackney has helped more than 100 kids in the last year thanks to a £2,000 grant from Tesco.

So you've been training got the big day, it's been, you had a great time writes Dalston PT Matt Smith, Fitness First.

Winter is holding the year back, refusing to release an icy grip on the elements, writes Will McCallum, Newington Green

Tesco in Kingsland High Street is set to be demolished to make way for a six-storey high-end boutique hotel.

Iftekar Hossain tells Emma Bartholomew about his journey from Dubai and Bangladesh to running the Hoxton pizzeria that's just been named north London's 'best takeaway' in the British Takeaway Awards

It was a flagship project for Sadiq Khan's fundraising platform. But since its relaunch, Well Street Market has been plagued by problems. Now the traders' association has quit and the market is going back to its original once-a-month timetable in an effort to salvage footfall. Sam Gelder reports.

Each week we take to the streets to find a start-up business right here in Hackney. This week, we discovered Toast beer made from bread is expanding to US and Brazil

Tesco in Kingsland High Street could be demolished and replaced with a six-storey high-end boutique hotel.

To mark the centenary of the October Revolution, the Gazette looks back at a "way-out" church in De Beauvoir that hosted Lenin, Stalin and Trotsky for a crucial conference - and put the Bolsheviks on the road to power.

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