Police arrested five people on Wednesday morning in relation to a drug line run from Hackney to Norwich.

Prime Minister Boris Johnson has tested positive for coronavirus (Covid-19).

A criminal defence lawyer warns “dirty, dilapidated courts” with unsanitary rest rooms and a lack of hand sanitiser risk spreading coronavirus.

The Met Police is warning people to be vigilant to a number of scams being carried out by criminals looking to cash in on people’s fears about coronavirus.

Homelessness support groups are calling on housing secretary Robert Jenrick to “divert emergency funding” to an east London hospital so it can care for rough sleepers with coronavirus.

Neighbours heard an “almighty crash” as the roof of a popular football pub in Finsbury Park collapsed yesterday afternoon.

The Crown Prosecution Service (CPS) will review its handling of the assault case against the late Love Island host Caroline Flack.

Director Ken Loach field questions from the audience after his acclaimed drama Cathy Come Home is screened at the Rio Cinema in Dalston on Tuesday next week.

A man has been sentenced to 10 years imprisonment for the manslaughter of Steve Narvaez-Jara at a house party near Old Street on New Year’s Day 2018.

The teenager who fatally stabbed Nashon Esbrand with a “large machete-style knife” can be named publicly for the first time.

Homerton rapper Unknown T has been cleared of killing Steve Narvaez-Jara at a house party near Old Street – but two others have been convicted in relation to his death.

All Points East festival has announced The Kooks and The Wombats are both performing in Victoria Park on May 30.

Police and councillors are urging women to report sexual harassment in Blackstock Road so they can stop it from happening.

Two males have been stabbed in Finsbury Park.

Homerton rapper Unknown T knifed an engineering student to death at a house party near Old Street after a row over a female guest, a court has heard.

Two teenagers – including a male who murdered Nashon Esbrand – have been sentenced after a shotgun was fired in a Stoke Newington takeaway in 2017.

Firefighter broke down a door to extinguish the smoke “pouring” from behind a Newington Green shop sign this afternoon.

A father is “desperately upset” after his daughter’s laptop was stolen from their home in Canonbury on the eve of her big presentation.

A burst pipe that flooded streets in Finsbury Park this morning has finally been turned off – but neighbours are left counting the cost with up to 150 homes damaged and warnings that hordes of rats could be “flushed up” by the tide.

Detectives want to trace this man in connection with a series of sexual assaults on buses in Islington, Hackney.

A person has died in a road traffic collision in Finsbury Park.

Catherine West has called for CCTV, better lighting and more patrols in Finsbury Park after six gym users were robbed by a gang of 16 on Monday last week.

A driver collided with a pedestrian in Seven Sisters Road this morning.

Education secretary Gavin Williamson today told this paper he backed headteachers’ right to exclude pupils, and touted a new wave of free schools for kids with special educational needs (SEND) – but wouldn’t say whether he supported the school climate strikes.

An air ambulance was called after a car was “overturned” by a collision in Newington Green yesterday.

A homeless woman feels she narrowly escaped death when her tent in Newington Green was torched this afternoon.

A beloved topiary elephant in Finsbury Park has lost its head after a car crashed into it last night.

Councillors scuppered plans for an “open all hours” steakhouse and “nightclub” in Highbury New Park last week.

“Vigilante” neighbours are fighting to save Finsbury Park’s famous topiary elephants from being cut down, the Gazette can reveal.

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