Hackney Council's children's social care department has been given a "requires improvement" rating by Ofsted, with inspectors highlighting a "deterioration" in the quality of services for disabled kids.
A special election hustings themed on the enviroment was organised for Hackney North and Stoke Newington candidates at a packed-out Mildmay Club in Newington Green last night. Emma Bartholomew was there
MP Meg Hillier isn't optimistic that the action that's needed to halt global warming above 1.5 degrees - which scientists now say is needed to avert a climate catastrophe - will come to pass through legislation any time soon.
Works to overhaul Old Street roundabout have angered motorists due to "chock-a-block traffic" - but transport bosses have urged the public to sit tight while the vital project is finished and finessed.