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East London’s Top 7 Must-Try Pancake Day Experiences

February 28, 20170

Angela Locatelli reveals the seven East London restaurants whose pancake recipes are sure to make your Shrove Tuesday a sweet and savoury delight… At this time of year, it’s not
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London Mayoral Election: Boris’ Manifesto, Four Years On (Part 2)

May 6, 20160

With just a few hours remaining until the new Mayor of London’s identity is revealed, Tom Buxton concludes his two-part investigation into how Boris Johnson’s tenure affected the borough of
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Breaking Down the Stigma: The Story of a HIV Positive Woman

April 24, 20160

Cindy* was diagnosed with HIV when she was only two. When she was told about her condition at the age of 12, her world fell apart. Terrified that her friends
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The Knowledge – Vital Driving Test or “Too Much of a Slog”?

March 5, 20160

“They just don’t have the knowledge,” Fiona Henderson chats away, her eyes swimming with passion for her cause whilst still fixed on the journey she is making towards King’s Cross.
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Last orders? The Decline of the East End Boozer

January 21, 20160

It seems ironic that one of the defining features of British culture is slipping into an alarming decline. The good old pub with its roaring fire, creaking floorboards, friendly atmosphere
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Supper Clubs: The Ultimate Alternative Dining Experience?

December 15, 20150

Vegan empanadas. Yes, vegan. How can you make a traditional Argentinian empanada completely meatless? How can you make the seemingly meat-reliant Brazilian feijoada meatless? Well, for husband-and-wife duo Hernan Pablo
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Islington and Hackney’s Top 6 Christmas Light Displays

December 2, 20150

Text by Tom Buxton, Images by Valerie Browne It’s that time of year again – the advent calendars are out, the tinsel’s already been draped across every available wall, John
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Is gentrification killing the political and creative side of Shoreditch?

April 12, 20150

  Walking through the streets of Shoreditch it’s impossible not to notice the colourful murals, portraits and original street art that adorn the otherwise bare brick walls. These works are
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Pictures: Next stop, Brick Lane

March 12, 20150

East London has many faces, and so do its people. Instead of looking for them, Panayiota Paschali picked a location and captured everyone passing through. In this case: bus stops around Old Street
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Cool running: East London is the new race hotspot

February 19, 20150

  It was always raining, the ground was a mud pit, and your fingers were so cold you thought they might fall off any second. Ring any bells? The  dread that
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