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Hackney Based Cat Rescue Celebrates National Black Cat Day

Hackney Based Cat Rescue Celebrates National Black Cat Day

Friday 27 October is a special day for the type of cats that get looked over most in animal shelters for adoption. From old superstitions to silly ideas based on aesthetics, such as Black cat not being as photogenic as lighter cats, to black cats not blending in with the furniture, rescue centres have heard it all. Feline […]

A Very Public Display of Affection at Hackney Down Station

A Very Public Display of Affection at Hackney Down Station

Not what you expect to see as you stumble onto the platform of Hackney Downs station, early on a bank holiday Saturday morning. A couple in the throws of ….. whatever it was,  shamelessly vertically copulated on platform 1, as they waited for their train to arrive. The unknown couple were filmed by someone also […]

The disturbances in north-east London are a reflection of longstanding frustration over police conduct towards people of colour

• Franklyn Addo is a youth worker, journalist and rapper from Hackney

London Terror Attack: Second victim named James McMullan of Hackney

London Terror Attack: Second victim named James McMullan of Hackney

One of the missing last seen outside the Barrowboy and Bankers pub in Borough Market on Saturday night, and now believed to be dead, has been named by his family as James McMullan, 32, of Hackney. Today his sister Melissa McMullan, paid a tearful tribute to her brother and other victims of Saturdays terror attack: […]

Watch: Man With Meat Cleaver Threatens Man in Upper Clapton

Watch: Man With Meat Cleaver Threatens Man in Upper Clapton

CCTV captures a man being threatened with a large meat cleaver, but some how remains amazingly calm as he goes about his business. The incident took place outside a Kosher shop on Upper Clapton Road, early Tuesday afternoon. Witnesses claim he initially entered the shop shouting: “Where is the boss? I will kill him.” He […]