A man was stabbed outside Haggerston Overground station on Tuesday night.

Hackney Council has removed a boundary line put up by Orthodox Jewish rabbis, after some people in the street it was in threatened to cut it down themselves.

Young people gathered with the employers who had given them a chance to gain meaningful, paid work experience at a celebration to mark the success of Hackney 100.

Britain’s answer to Marilyn Monroe stopped traffic and fought her way through 1,500 yelling, pushing and scrambling school kids as she opened a new furniture shop in Mare Street. 
Sabrina, a 50s pin-up whose real name was Norma Ann Sykes, achieved fame for her 41 inch chest and 18-inch waist.

Scouts are raising money for a memorial to their inspirational leader Les “Skip” Squire, who achieved the movement’s highest award - the Silver Wolf.

Two men have conquered their fear of swimming to take the plunge and raise £42,000 for their friend who was paralysed on holiday this summer.

A “cowardly career criminal” who held vulnerable women at knifepoint during a six-week spree robbing shops has been jailed.

A Poutinerie with a difference is serving up twists on the classic Canadian dish in Old Spitalfields Market.

It’s 60 years since the Gazette moved its staff – and its printing presses – into a newly built premises in Kingsland Road. Today, it’s the HQ for Christian group Congress Global Breakthrough Network. From what is now the paper’s Newington Green office, Emma Bartholomew looks back

Extensions, studios and outdoor spaces are up against the brand new Shoreditch Nobu hotel as contenders for this year’s favourite new building or public space in Hackney.

Someone in Hackney is £500,000 better off after bagging the top Thunderball prize last month – but they didn’t realise for weeks.

Police have warned keyless car owners to protect their fobs after a spate of vehicle thefts in De Beauvoir.

Shoreditch’s first ever week-long carnival came to an end when over 3,000 people who had crowded into Hoxton Street saw the Mayor Cllr Robert Tallantire cut the first slice from a pig sizzling over a barbecue at a bomb site.

A Hackney police constable has been dismissed without notice after “using his influence” to encourage a teenager to be interviewed without a lawyer present.

Successful professional men and entrepreneurs were drafted in to share stories about their successes and failures to galvanise teenage boys at an inspirational careers event.

People aged 50 and over who have learning disabilities and live in Hackney are being invited to get together and socialise in St Mary’s Secret Garden.

A 13-year-old who won a competition to come up with a flag for Black history month has seen her winning design hoisted above the Town Hall.

A Caribbean tea party gave the Windrush generation in Hackney the chance to celebrate their achievements, and saw a sing-along to “Swing low”, chats with old friends and rum punch all round.

A five-year campaign to turn a toilet block that was abandoned 30 years ago into a thriving community café has overcome its first hurdle, after Hackney Council pledged to spend £270,000 restoring the building.

A scrap of unused public land in south Hackney could soon be transformed into a hang-out area for all ages by children who live nearby.

Police are appealing for assistance in tracing Melvin Clayton, who they say “may pose a threat to the public”.

Another two men have been charged with the murders of Abdikarim Hassan and Sadiq Aadam Mohamed in Camden.

Hackney Aquatics was on the verge of collapse three years ago. Last month, it was awarded the Jeff Cook Salver at the London Swimming Awards for its contribution to sport. Jeremy Tobias-Tarsh tells Emma Bartholomew about its turnaround

An artist from Stoke Newington is joining 31 other women and men who have had breast cancer in a fashion catwalk show tonight (Thu), to highlight how you can “still look and feel amazing” after diagnosis.

A film confronting the stigma surrounding rape is based on the true life experience of its maker and writer.

A massive flood is still rising 12 hours after a water main burst off Lea Bridge Road, with Thames Water accused of appearing clueless about how to stem the flow of water.

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

The Dalston Eastern Curve Garden has launched an appeal to find a giant pumpkin to take pride of place at its annual lantern festival.

A hip Haggerston bar at the centre of a bitter family feud is set to close because “poor trade has made the restaurant business unprofitable”.

TfL has launched a consultation on whether to cancel the 48 bus route and slash the length and frequency of a string of others.

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