A Homerton Hospital doctor has warned the “unbelievable” healthcare inequality in some parts of Africa could see it become the next epicentre of the coronavirus crisis.

A virtual high street experience is set to launch in Hackney and Shoreditch.

A Hackney man has been charged with drug and firearm offences after being arrested in Exeter.

A West Indian takeaway in Hackney has dished up hundreds of free meals to frontline staff throughout the coronavirus crisis.

Two men have been bailed until late July after a woman was found dead in Lower Clapton.

A Tower Hamlets music festival is celebrating local businesses in its 2020 digital event.

The Hackney South and Shoreditch MP has branded Dominic Cummings’ controversial justification for travelling during lockdown as “incredibly damaging”.

Hackney neighbours have rallied their numbers to “occupy” a tree and stop developers from chopping it down.

Environmental protesters presented more than 600 pairs of children’s shoes to Hackney Town Hall today (26 May) to push for government action on climate change.

Hackney, Camden and Barnet Councils are working with the government on the new ‘test and trace’ coronavirus system.

Organisers of the Hackney Carnival parade have reimagined the event into a virtual festival while the UK is in coronavirus lockdown.

A Tower Hamlets music festival has invited everyone to get involved with its jam-packed programme for this year’s virtual event.

The mayor of Hackney has written to the government to express his “deep concerns” over the possible reopening of schools in June.

Gunshots were fired towards a group of men in Shoreditch at the weekend.

A Stoke Newington care home is in “real danger” of becoming financially unstable amid the coronavirus pandemic.

Two Hackney men have been sentenced after a 20-year-old was stabbed to death at a New Year’s Eve party in Islington.

Obesity levels in Hackney could be exacerbating the coronavirus pandemic, new research suggests.

A volunteer group in Hackney is demanding changes are made to key routes in the borough to make them “safe for walking and cycling”.

A charity has called for the “commercialisation” of Finsbury Park to be reviewed in light of Wireless Festival 2020’s cancellation.

The Hackney community are being urged to continue staying a safe two metres apart as some park facilities reopen amid the coronavirus pandemic.

A Hackney primary school has set up a foodbank to support vulnerable people during the coronavirus crisis.

Hackney North and Stoke Newington MP Diane Abbott has branded the government’s lockdown easing plan “clearly muddled”.

Thousands of people are hoping to save an ancient tree from being felled as part of development work.

Hackney council is facing a £19 million funding shortfall during the coronavirus lockdown.

The founder and principle donor of a theatre by Finsbury Park has passed away at age 80.

A man from Crouch End who founded a theatre and pioneered financial marketing has passed away at age 80.

Emergency road safety measures will see a key route in Hackney closed to through-traffic.

A Haggerston entrepreneur is giving away free children’s books to help parents during the coronavirus lockdown.

Teachers staged a protest in Hackney against the early reopening of schools while the coronavirus pandemic is still ongoing.

A Hackney company has created thousands of protective visors for NHS workers battling coronavirus on the frontline.


The Government is encouraging people to stay alert as many take their first steps back to their workplace.

The Government has announced an unprecedented package of support to protect jobs and support business across the UK during the coronavirus outbreak.

People working for a wide range of private companies have been standing side-by-side with public sector staff on the front line during the coronavirus outbreak.

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