Police believe the “innocent bystander” who was left fighting for her life after being shot in London Fields on Sunday night may have been caught in gangland crossfire during the filming of a music video.

A woman is fighting for her life after she was shot in London Fields last night.

A man who killed a stranger he met on a night out in Shoreditch, who had tried to as a ‘peacemaker’ to break up a fight, has been found guilty of murder.

A man from Homerton has been found guilty of manslaughter, after stabbing Exauce Ngimbi to death in broad daylight in Lower Clapton last year.

A drug dealer who was scuppered in a Haggerston carpark by patrolling police officers has pleaded guilty in court.

A man who was found dead on a street in Woodberry Down is thought to have “fallen from a height”.

A 15-year-old boy who kicked a policeman after being caught with a weapon has pleaded guilty to the offences in court.

Unite the union has hailed Hackney Council’s decision to bring more than 130 parking wardens back “in-house” as “the way to go” for other London boroughs “still wedded to the outsourced, privatisation model”.

The mayor of Hackney has hit out at the government’s proposals to reform the planning system, which risk allowing developers to deliver fewer genuinely affordable homes.

A serving police constable who struck a car with his baton after its driver made a banned left turn into Hoxton Street has been given a final written warning.

A Hoxton man has been sentenced to an indefinite hospital order for stabbing a man in his neck in an unprovoked attack on a bus.

The chief of the Metropolitan Police Service paid tribute to Sgt Matt Ratana’s “lovely nature and his big, generous, lion’s heart” at his funeral yesterday.

Police officers seized a loaded gun, an 11-inch machete and drugs as they arrested 46 suspects in Hackney, Islington and across central London in a four-day crackdown.

Police busted an illegal rave in Hackney Wick packed with 200 people breaching emergency Covid regulations on Saturday night.

A man has been charged with possession of a gun in Dalston.

Police have released the image of a man they want to trace in connection with a violent assault in Hackney.

As coronavirus leaves many Londoners unsure about how to spend Halloween, residents in Hackney are ditching trick or treating in favour of Trick or Eat - and making donations to Hackney Foodbank.

The £4m project to improve Springfield Park should be complete by February.

The transformation of Old Street station and roundabout reaches a milestone tonight, as traffic moves to a new layout to allow construction work to move onto the next phase.

Emma Bartholomew experiences a socially isolated holiday in a spot that has been at the centre of Greek mythology for thousands of years.

Hackney Council has refused to reveal who will rake in the profits from developing the land it spent £60m of public money buying from Tesco - which this paper can now report came from council coffers instead of the public loan that was supposed to be “at no cost to the taxpayer”.

Police have launched an investigation after thousands of Stik prints which should have been distributed in Hackney Council’s paper “as a gift for the people of Hackney” were stolen and sold online.

A sexual predator who assaulted a woman in Hoxton has been jailed for two years.

Hackney Council is supporting footballer Marcus Rashford’s campaign to ensure no child goes hungry this half term, following the government’s failure to fund free school meal vouchers during the holiday.

Police are appealing for witnesses after a man was shot in his leg in Lower Clapton in broad daylight yesterday afternoon.

A week on from the “serious” cyber attack on Hackney Council, many services are still “significantly disrupted” and some could be out of action or in disarray “for some time”.

Hackney Council is investigating how an elderly man came to die in the communal stairwell of a 19-storey tower block it manages, on the day that both lifts had been out of action.

A teenager is fighting for his life in hospital after he was stabbed in Stamford Hill last night.

Detectives are appealing for witnesses after two suspects riding a moped fired a gun in Lower Clapton last night.

Detectives investigating an alleged rape in South Hackney have released an image of a man they want to speak to, who they believe can help with their enquiries.


Let’s get physical! One of the dangers of lockdown is to be lulled into laziness, watching too many box sets, and eating and drinking too much, but there is no excuse to not start exercising to get fit and stay healthy.

UK Government Chancellor Rishi Sunak has announced extra measures to support workers and businesses throughout winter, including a furlough scheme extension paying 80 per cent of staff wages.

The way the UK does business with Europe changes from January 1, heralding a new start. All companies that trade with the EU need to act now to make sure they are set to go.