A senior officer has denied trying to distance himself from the use of CS gas on a man who died after being detained in a police stop.
The ID card of a young father who died after being detained by police was found along with a 12 inch zombie knife, balaclava and cash in a car, police have claimed.
A man with a young father on the night he was detained by police before his death tried to free him from officers, an inquest has heard.
The father of a man who died after being stopped by police has said the family deserves to know 'the truth' about how he lost his life.
The jury at an inquest into the death of a young father who died after a police stop have been told that one of the main issues which will come up is whether 'unreasonable actions' contributed to his death.
Two men were robbed days apart by suspects posing as plain clothes police officers, the Met has said.
Two people have been found dead on railway tracks between Hackney Wick and Stratford station.
A new neighbourhood is a step closer to being built after planning chiefs gave a multi-million pound scheme the green light.
Fourteen men have been arrested in a crackdown on domestic abuse.
A 10-month-old football club whose away kit went viral in Spain is to welcome its 1,000th member.
When the sound of rockets was heard across north London on November 11, 1918, some feared for their lives.
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.
Saba from Hackney shares her experiences of being a foster carer, from the challenges to the rewards of seeing a child flourish.
Victoria Park - or 'Vicky Park' as the locals know it - has been the setting for many important events over the years. Here, we take a look at its unique cultural history.
The team behind All Points East have put together a mouth-watering line-up of local food and drink traders who will be fuelling the festival in May.