A judicial review brought by campaign group We Love Hackney (WLH) against the council's controversial licensing restrictions has been withdrawn after a judge refused to cap its costs.

The bitter row over Hackney's hugely unpopular new licensing policy is still raging a week on - with neither side showing any sign of calling it a night.

Rob Star started working in the entertainment industry when he wasn't even legally allowed in clubs.

Sadiq Khan's night czar Amy Lamé has finally broken her silence on the Hackney licensing row - almost 24 hours after the controversial policy was approved by the council.

Councillors last night approved a new licensing policy for Hackney that will introduce "core" midnight curfews for all new venues - insisting the plans won't harm the borough's thriving and creative nightlife.

Hackney Council looks set to plough ahead with its hugely unpopular plans to impose a midnight curfew on new bars.

A controversial licensing policy is set to be signed off introducing a midnight curfew for new pubs, clubs and bars - unless landlords can convince the council they won't be a nuisance.


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