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The poet and artist Ruth Sutoyé has co-produced an exhibition of film and photography about black women who choose to shave their heads. She speaks with the Gazette ahead of the launch of Bald Black Girl(s) in Clerkenwell next month.

A much-loved community garden on a Shoreditch estate has been ripped up by council officers because the person who created it doesn't live there.

A motion passed by Labour members at the Hackney North constituency meeting last night has sparked a backlash by calling on the party's national executive to reject accusations it is institutionally racist.

Jamie Brown, of Archant's Local Impact initiative, explains how to use social media to your advantage

Two men are in hospital after being stabbed near Finsbury Park station last night.

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

One man probably won't be having the best Valentines' Day after he crashed his wife's car in Clapton Pond - and then it saw it get seized by police.

More than 100 people were evacuated from buildings in Curtain Road, Shoreditch, this morning while police investigated a "suspicious package".

The Shoreditch outpost of the famous record shop Sister Ray Records is set to close four years after it opened as a pop-up in the Ace Hotel.

We speak with Adam Weymouth on the epic journey that inspired his book and why it's time climate change made a return to the mainstream media.

The NR F1 Podcast reviews the 2018 Formula 1 season - with Lewis Hamilton and Mercedes top of the pile, plus some exiting developments awaiting in 2019.

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...

Comments by Diane Abbott criticising police who deliberately collide with moped riders have angered officers in Camden, which until recently suffered from London's highest rate of moped-related crime.

Essex Senior League: Hoddesdon Town 3 Clapton 0

Cycle stands in Finsbury Park have been removed after they were installed in "the wrong place".

Spoof billboards declaring Brexit to be a collaboration between Russia and the UK have cropped up in Stoke Newington and Bethnal Green.

West Ham United Hammers midfielder Jack Wilshere says there is far more to come from Manuel Pellegrini's side this season.

Wireless promoters defended the music festival at a licence review hearing last night, saying it is a "celebration of grime music" that causes no public nuisance.

On Friday, I logged on to Twitter and typed three letters into the search box that have had an important bearing on my life: OCD.

The performances of Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang have been a major factor in Arsenal winning nine games on the bounce including six consecutive Premier League victories before October's international break. Read on to learn about the Gabon striker's forthcoming matches for the west African nation - and why the Gunners star tweeted criticisms of the country's football federation.

A man was stabbed on board a train during rush hour in Hackney Central this evening, as a "ballistic" knifeman went on the rampage.

Police are cracking down on gang members who face prison for their involvement in lucrative drug empires, but as Emma Bartholomew discovers it's a harder task controlling the violence as videos on social media fuel gang on gang hatred

Middlesex bowler Tim Murtagh admitted it felt good to end the County Championship Division Two season on a winning note against Durham.

Entertainers who run tots' classes in Clissold House have complained a new pram ban there will threaten their livelihoods.

The National Basketball Association (NBA) announced that tickets for the NBA London Game 2019 featuring the Washington Wizards and the New York Knicks will go on general sale Friday, October 19 at 9am.

A row has broken out after Hackney Council announced some parents will face a ban on bringing their buggies inside Clissold House from next month.

A Hackney police officer forcibly restraining a man on the floor of a McDonald's was kicked in the back as an angry crowd gathered around them.

Arsenal attacker Alex Iwobi has praised the talented North London youngsters involved in a stunning anti-violence video that has been viewed by nearly one and a quarter million people in little more than a week.

Arsenal legend Nigel Winterburn has backed new head coach Unai Emery to deliver on his pressing ethos.

Read Arsenal reporter Layth Yousif's latest column in the aftermath of Unai Emery's Emirates debut which resulted in a 2-0 defeat to Manchester City, as he says: Keep Calm and Carry On

Bayer Leverkusen's regional newspaper, the Rheinische Post, has called the Twitter trolling of Arsenal goalkeeper Petr Cech an 'own goal' by the club's social media team, while asking whether the experienced Czech international could have simply ignored the tweet. Read our resident German football expert and Arsenal writer Rosie Tudball's translation.

The 29-year-old looked ahead to facing Ebbsfleet United and old team-mate Ebou Adams

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

Arsenal midfielder Aaron Ramsey has admitted he is unsure of his future with the club.

Arsenal midfielder Mesut Ozil has accused the German football federation of racism, prompting the 29-year-old to retire from international football.

Arsenal midfielder Mesut Ozil has announced he is to quit playing for the German national side, slamming individuals at the country's football federation, accusing them of revealing their 'previously hidden racist tendencies'.

Until the Clean Air Act 1956, coal was used to heat homes and was delivered to cellars through a hole outside front doors or pavements.

Toby Alderweireld, Jan Vertonghen and Mousa Dembele couldn't hide their disappointment after Tuesday's loss to France

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

The experienced goalkeeper looked ahead to the six days in Portugal and reflected on Saturday's win over Harlow

Leyton Orient headed to Algarve this morning for a six-day training camp which will finish with a friendly against Benfica B on Saturday

The former Tottenham Hotspur trainee looked ahead to this week's fixture announcement and discussed his new number 22

Read our World Cup blog over the coming weeks. Lane Dias reviews one of the last 16 ties on day 19 of the tournament

Mousa Dembele could join Jan Vertonghen and Toby Alderweireld in the Red Devils starting XI this evening

Uruguay and Portugal had met twice in friendlies, with the Portuguese winning 3-0 in 1966 and the sides drawing 1-1 in Brazil.

Read our World Cup blog over the coming weeks. Lane Dias reviews the first last-16 tie

The 22-year-old missed training on Thursday, but revealed he is desperate to get playing again as soon as possible

Read our World Cup blog over the coming weeks. Lane Dias reviews game one on day eight of the tournament

Donations have poured in to rescue a Hackney community radio station that was burgled of more than £1,000 worth of equipment on Monday night.

Former Arsenal Invincible Jens Lehman has posted a cryptic message on social media after new Gunners boss Unai Emery announced his coaching staff - with the former German international goalkeeper not included.



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