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The great Hackney commuter race: motor power vs. pedal power

Hackney Post reporters Szu Ping Chan and Jennifer Lipman race cyclist Trevor Parsons to see which is the best way to get around Hackney.

Hackney Crown Estate demonstration in central London

Following last week's meeting on the future of the Crown Estate, Damien Gayle headed to central London to talk to the people protesting against the privatisation of their homes.

‘Impossible’ Olympics faith centre plans scrapped

Plans for a multi-faith centre on the 2012 Olympic site have been shelved, after faith leaders said it was impossible for them to work together.

Clapton woman shot dead on her doorstep

Police are hunting the killer of a 26-year-old Turkish woman in Clapton on Monday night.

Police officer faces court over ‘assault’

PC John Caulfield has been charged over an incident involving a 19-year-old French tourist

Freegans attacked by vegans over frozen meat

Vegan managers thrown out for storing meat in café freezers.

Anti-harassment campaign launched

Hackney resident Vicky Simister aims to tackle behaviour that 'intimidates women on the streets'.

Shocking teen drug statistics only ‘skim the surface’, say police

Spokesperson reveals that the police 'don't try very hard' to catch low-level drug users

Pete Doherty in drugs arrest

The musician has been arrested on suspicion of supplying drugs to heiress Robin Whitehead

Vivienne la revolucion – Westwood joins Hackney climate activists

Legendary designer Vivienne Westwood has joined a Hackney-based activist group to plan a climate change march

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Gangs exploiting children for drug deals

Gang members are using children to do drug deals because they will receive a lower punishment if caught, according to a Hackney Council report.