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‘Intimate and poignant’: Upcoming photography exhibition celebrates lives of Bengalis in London’s East End

Bethnal Green's Four Corners Gallery hosts a selection of photographs documenting the community over the past 50 years

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Doña, Stoke Newington, food review: ‘A boisterous, mezcal-fuelled good time’

The popular bar has added Honduran-inspired small plates to its weekend offering

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‘Absolute privilege’: East London health boss Lorraine Sunduza awarded OBE

Sunduza, chief executive of the East London NHS Foundation Trust, recognised for her work in mental and community health

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Hackney Mayor says she supports ‘ethical divestment’ following meeting with pro-Palestinian demonstrators

Caroline Woodley met with protesters camped outside Town Hall, including a woman who has lost more than 100 loved ones in the Israel-Hamas conflict

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Israeli flag removed from Speaker’s office inside Town Hall, council confirms

The flag has been put away, along with two others representing Hackney's twinning relationships

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Alsatian ‘back to normal’ after being rescued from fire in Dalston

Kiko was pulled out of a 14-storey block of flats on Tyssen Street earlier this week

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London Facebook fraudsters selling disabled blue badges online

Online fraudsters are selling disabled Blue Badges on Facebook to motorists across the UK who are trying to secure free parking.

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Six people shot in the space of 15 days in London

A nine-year-old girl is among six people who have been shot in the space of 15 days in London.

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Hoxton West and Cazenove by-election candidates revealed

The candidates for two upcoming by-elections in Hackney - Hoxton West and Cazenove - have been revealed.

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Islington drug dealer Ayodele Adeleke jailed for nine years

Prolific Islington crack cocaine and heroin dealer Ayodele Adeleke, who took over a vulnerable woman’s flat as a base for his drugs line, has been jailed.

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Tyssen Street, Dalston: Dog rescued from flat fire

A firefighter carried out mouth-to-mouth resuscitation on a dog after saving him from a blaze in a Dalston flat.

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Junior Jah shooting, Newham: Two jailed for murder

Two men who shot a teenager from a car in Newham before stabbing him twice in the chest have been sentenced and jailed to life.

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London Tube closures June 14-16: See the full list TfL

Check the London Underground, Overground and Elizabeth Line services for the upcoming weekend and don't be caught out by any changes.

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General election 2024: Meet the seven hopefuls vying for votes in Hackney South and Shoreditch

Voters go to the polls on 4 July to elect their MP

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General election 2024: Meet the eight candidates battling it out in Hackney North and Stoke Newington

Voters go to the polls on 4 July to elect their MP

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General election July 4 2024: Hackney candidates listed

The final list of candidates for both the parliamentary constituencies in Hackney have been revealed for next month's general election.

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Local stars to headline fundraising gala for Stoke Newington community

Comedian Rob Deering and poet Tim Wells will perform at the Fabulous FUNdraiser next week

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Windrush grant winner Wayne Snooze to have his art displayed on billboards across Hackney

The artist's Jamaica-inspired screen prints will be on show from next week

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North London crack and heroin drugs gang members jailed

Members of a north London crack cocaine and heroin drugs gang have been jailed after dawn police raids across the capital and Hertfordshire.

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London Bridge station lines disrupted after passenger incident

All lines at London Bridge station have been disrupted after a passenger fell ill on board a train.