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Police Will No Longer Prevent Suspects From Swallowing Packages of Drugs

Police Will No Longer Prevent Suspects From Swallowing Packages of Drugs

It was the closest I’d ever come to watching a snuff movie. Viewing CCTV footage of a Hackney Police officer and a member of the public allowing a 20 year old Black man, to die on the floor of a shabby convenience store on Kingsland Road this past summer.  I said it several times then and […]

A slow boat in the East – Hackney to host The Floating Cinema

A slow boat in the East – Hackney to host The Floating Cinema

An exciting and ambitious project is under way in East London, in time for the 2012 Olympics and Paraplegic Games as well as the cultural and entertainment activities leading up to and surrounding the events. It will be developed by artists Nina Pope and Karen Guthrie (known collectively as Somewhere), and designed by Hackney based […]

MP Stephen Timms Stabbed In Beckton

MP Stephen Timms Stabbed In Beckton

Labour MP Stephen Timms was stabbed yesterday evening at a community centre in his East London constituency. The former Treasury minister, was holding a his first political surgery, at the Beckton Globe Library, in his Newham constituency, when he was attacked. He is being treated for non life threatening injuries at a hospital.  A 21 […]