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Ghosts In The House

Michell Soares Gonzales speaks to a ‘pseudo-landlord’ who is renting properties in East London and then sub-letting them to multiple occupants – at a...
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The Council ‘Sees People Like Me As Pests’

Who are the ‘problem’ tenants – the awkward ones who don’t make life easy for the local housing officer? Does it come down to...
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No Return To Sex Crime Secrecy!

Azana Francis rejects a call for those accused of sex crimes to remain anonymous until the verdict is brought in. At the very moment when...
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No Answer To The Housing Question

Michell Soares Gonzales despairs of Newham Council's 'core strategy' for housing. Newham, that place where rubbish cozies up to the sides of the streets and...
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Stress In The City

Londoners are more anxious than the residents of any other city in the UK, a new report has found. The Annual Population Survey (APS) found...
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Stratford’s International Women

In celebration of international women’s day, women gathered at the Stratford campus of the University of East London for a conference led by ElevateHer,...
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Honorary Degrees Awarded On 1st April

The Hackney Miscarriage looks askance at the new laureates of the University of East London as listed today only. What do rap legend Dizzie Rascal...
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The Day Today

Zayne's Back In! It’s the news his fans have been waiting for: Zayn Malik has decided to rejoin One Direction. A source close to the band...
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Mind Your Excruciating Language!

The Hackney Miscarriage, East London's most insecure column, is even more distressed to hear the criminal distortion of English. It is likely that more languages...

Behold The Terrorist (Not)!

Whitehall’s selective attitude towards foreign fighters in Syria confirms that 'terrorist' remains an unduly discretionary term, warns Ferdia Carr. The editor of BBC Arabic, Tarik Kalifa...

Turning Off The Tap Of Ideas

Katy Sharp-Watson mourns the likely loss of IdeasTap and rails against the lack of diversity in the arts. To the disappointment and disbelief of many...

In Bed With Your Favourite Films

Azana Francis gets comfy at the cinema. Behind Shoreditch High Street station and adjacent to Allen Gardens, there is a heavily graffiti’d, half-hidden building that...
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The Hackney Miscarriage says ‘we’re all hipsters now’

Rising East’s new columnist pops up with a partial defence of the Hipster. Welcome to the pioneering instalment of The Hackney Miscarriage. It was going...
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Hierarchy Of The Hijab

Alina Choudhry prefers real virtue to a show of piety. I am a Muslim but I choose not to wear any kind of face or...

Democratic Attention Disorder

In a short film about young people and their voting intentions, Omar Richards reveals the depth of the divide between politicians and youth. It...

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