Three people have died at homeless hostel the Shuttleworth Hotel in the space of eight weeks this year, the Gazette has learned.
Thousands of Hackney council houses bought by tenants since 2000 have since been sold privately, making homeowners hundreds of millions of pounds in profit.
Members of the Muslim community have spoken of their fraught experience with the global "investment" scheme called Leverage, which scores of households in North and East London paid into.
A global "investment" scheme that targeted the Muslim community over two years has left some people claiming to be thousands of pounds out of pocket.
Vulnerable children from Hackney and Islington are being groomed to deal drugs hundreds of miles away - and rented out to gangs.
A rough sleeper being treated in hospital faces the stark choice of returning to a 'building site' B&B - or discharge to the streets.
It takes a trained eye - and hardy walking shoes - to spot 'ghostsigns', the fading remnants of hand-painted advertising on London walls.
A graphic novel anthology sets sail this month in partnership with a pioneering Hackney charity.
Residents are invited to a special exhibition offering a glimpse into Hackney life during the First World War.
Hackney is in the top five worst London boroughs for hit and runs, according to new figures from the Met Police.
Hackney teens led 38 young people from across the UK giving MPs a grilling in Parliament.