Hackney siege

Hackney siege

First stand-off for 19 years

THE Hackney armed siege, which started on Boxing Day, is the longest in recent criminal history and the first lengthy police stand-off in London for nearly 20 years.

Siege gunman is found dead

THE body of gunman Eli Hall was today recovered from a bedsit where he had been holed up for 15 days, bringing one of Britain’s longest sieges to an end.

More top stories

Gunman feared dead in flat siege

THE longest siege in British history approached its dramatic end last night after a gunman who has been holed up in a flat for 15 days was feared dead.

Siege gunman burns furniture

THE gunman at the centre of one of Britain’s longest sieges has been burning furniture on a fire in his flat in a bid to keep warm as temperatures plunge below freezing.

Peace vow in siege drama

AN armed siege entered its tenth day today with police saying they were "absolutely determined" to bring the situation to a peaceful end.

Siege aunt in fresh appeal

THE aunt of a man holding a hostage in a nine-day armed stand-off with police was today set to make another appeal for him to give himself up.

Hostage safe as Hackney siege enters eighth day

AN ARMED siege at a flat in London is due to enter its eighth day today as police continue to negotiate with a gunman who has taken another man hostage.

Page 1 of 1

Back to the top of the page