A 16-year-old boy has denied carrying out a spate of moped acid attacks in less than 90 minutes in Hackney and Islington.

A 16-year-old boy is due in court today after he was charged in connection with Thursday night’s acid attacks in Hackney and Islington.

A football-mad youngster who can’t walk unaided needs help if he is to achieve his dream of having a kickabout with his friends.

The rainbow flag was raised over Hackney Town Hall for the first time ever yesterday to celebrate Pride.

It was fun while it lasted but a Hackney parking space converted into a mini garden is set to be removed following a driver’s complaint.

Pizza gurus Voodoo Ray’s and its sister venue, Dalston Superstore, have launched a limited edition Pride T-shirt.

The founder of Death Cafe, which allows strangers to gather to eat cake, drink tea and talk openly about their mortality, has died.

Hackney’s Boxing Academy has been named “alternative provision school of the year” at the TES Schools Awards.

Riaz Phillips tells Valeria Fiore how his search for the best Caribbean cooking led him full circle to Hackney, where his grandmother lived for 60 years.

Hackney North and Stoke Newington MP Diane Abbott was honoured at an “Abbott appreciation night” to commemorate her 30 years in Parliament.

A 51-year-old victim of the suspected terror attack in Finsbury Park on Monday died from “multiple injuries”, a post-mortem examination has found.

The Prince of Wales last night delivered a personal message of solidarity from the Queen to Finsbury Park.

A “once-in-a-lifetime” school reunion saw scores of old Amherst Primary pupils gather for a knees-up in Old Street.

Cllr Soraya Adejare will represent Hackney at hundreds of community events in the next 12 months. She told Thomas Nugent how growing up in an unequal Hackney shaped her politics.

Clapton’s “mosaic man” has helped cement the future of his favourite football club – by raffling off a huge Leyton Orient-themed artwork.

The demand on some charities fighting Hackney’s chronic homelessness problem has left them struggling to cope.

It has been a heartbreaking week. But the I Love Hackney Mayor’s Civic Awards at the town hall tonight were something to smile about: community champions, nominated by you, were celebrated for the incredible service they’ve given to Hackney. James Pitman spoke to the winners.

A Newington Green mum is raising awareness of a rare condition that cost her baby son’s life in February.

Hackney police officers will tomorrow become the latest to patrol the streets with body worn video cameras.

Hackney Winter Night Shelter shut for the summer on March 31. Later this month Gazette staff will tackle the Hackney Half for the charity – in the hope it can stay open longer next year. David Child finds out about its vital work.

The Gazette hunts high and low each week to bring you news of the most interesting and unusual new businesses in Hackney. This week we pop in to Cuts and Bruises – the Stokey salon that’s just opened on the old site of Hairbase Plus.

A 27-year-old woman is in hospital with multiple stab wounds after an attack in Stoke Newington yesterday.

Organisers of this year’s Hackney Half Marathon offered free yoga, running warmup and even a drum performance to passers-by outside the town hall last night.

Hackney City Farm’s manager Chris Pound, 50, tells the Gazette why he still loves his job – even after 16 lambing seasons.

A dad and his five-year-old autistic daughter were kicked out of Hackney Central Library – because he was reading too loudly.

Parents at two Hackney primary schools will be fined for dropping off their children by car.

Hackney Council would support a blanket ban on diesel vehicles in order to tackle toxic air pollution in the borough, the town hall’s transport lead has said.

The Gazette hunts high and low each week to bring you news of the most interesting and unusual new businesses in Hackney. This week we visit What the Pitta! in Shoreditch – because of course Hackney has a vegan kebab stall.

Stamford Hill’s volunteer group Shomrim helped bring eight convictions for anti-Semitic violence last year – thought to represent more than half the prosecutions for the offence in Britain.

Ale wasn’t the only thing brewing at the Five Points warehouse over the weekend.

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