A gunman is today facing a life sentence for killing a man celebrating his birthday in a wine bar.
The disappearance of over 20 house and car keys in a London neighbourhood raised fears of a thief, until the culprit was finally collared.
Aid worker Helen Johnston from Stoke Newington has been rescued in a military operation after being kidnapped in Afghanistan.
A family escaped the flames of their burning home in Stoke Newington yesterday thanks to the quick-thinking, and bravery, of passers-by.
One of the heroes climbed a ladder to rescue three children, their father and their nanny from the fire.
Timo Dobrowolski said he called on the training he received in a fire brigade youth group in Germany when he was a boy.
Carolyn Sim has the story.
Helen Johnston, an aid worker freed in Afghanistan, was taken hostage along with three others in Badakhshan province on May 22.
– Statement from parents of Helen Johnston
We are delighted and hugely relieved by the wonderful news that Helen and all her colleagues have been freed. We are deeply grateful to everyone involved in her rescue, to those who worked tirelessly on her behalf, and to family and friends for their love, prayers and support over the last twelve days.
David Cameron spoke of his relief earlier at the news that a rescue attempt to free Helen Johnston, an aid worker from Stoke Newington captured by the Taliban, had been successful
The Foreign Office has said that Helen Johnston from Stoke Newington, an aid worker who was kidnapped in Afghanistan on the 22nd of May, has been freed by coalition forces. She was rescued after a morning raid in Badakhshan province along with a Kenyan and two Afghan civilians.
In a statement, Ms Johnston's family said: "We are delighted and hugely relieved by the wonderful news that Helen and all her colleagues have been freed. We are deeply grateful to everyone involved in her rescue."
A 16 and 18 year old are in a stable condition in hospital after a stabbing in Stoke Newington.
Police were called to Amhurst Road at around 8pm last night. No one has been arrested.