A pensioner has admitted sending a racist letter to veteran Hackney MP Diane Abbott in which he described her as “black vermin”.
A stalker who hounded his ex-girlfriend for six months and planted a tracking device under her car has been jailed for a year and a half.
Two men from Hackney have been jailed for brandishing a loaded gun in the street – at the shooter who had blasted their friend in the face at close range.
A bizarre plan to reduce littering along the Regent’s Canal has seen barge workers kick up a stink – because it involves removing bins.
A hairdresser who spent four decades styling Stoke Newington is hanging up her scissors for the last time – because her children want to see more of her.