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A young cyclist who fatally injured a mum-of-two when he collided with her in Old Street has been sentenced to 18 months in a young offenders institution.

A young cyclist who fatally injured a mum-of-two when he collided with her in Old Street could face jail later today.

The police officer who restrained Rashan Charles on the floor of a Dalston shop hours before his death should be suspended, the police watchdog has said.

Charity director Natalie Howarth has worked to help people for most of her life. She talked to the Gazette while showing us around Maytree in Finsbury Park – a respite centre for people at risk of suicide.

A 16-year-old boy today denied a string of acid attacks on six moped riders in Stratford, Hackney and Islington. He will stand trial in January.

A driver going the wrong way down a one-way street hit a tipper lorry and a van after police signalled for him to stop – then ran off.

Jurors in the Charlie Alliston bicycle death trial this afternoon began deliberations – after being urged by the judge to “put aside feelings of prejudice”.

The cyclist on trial for killing a pedestrian as she crossed Old Street had right of way because the lights were green, the Old Bailey heard this afternoon.

A cyclist on trial over the death of a pedestrian in Old Street was thrown through the air when the pair collided but quickly got up and began shouting at her, a court heard.

A young cyclist who knocked over and killed a mum-of-two while riding an illegal fixed-gear bike in Old Street shouted at his victim to “get out of the way” and later said the collision was her fault, a court heard.

The trial of a cyclist accused of running over and killing a mother-of-two in Old Street begins today.

A small group having a kickabout one February evening led to the creation of Mabley Green’s first women’s football league. As the league champions prepare to lift the cup, the Gazette finds out why it’s such a big step for Hackney’s female players.

Five lads from Mossbourne Community Academy hiked 96 miles to the top of Ben Nevis to raise money for a Hackney sports charity.

Six thousand balloons were given out at Shomrim’s annual open day on Clapton Common.

A woman was taken to hospital after what is believed to have been a cleaning fluid spill at a Stamford Hill school building this afternoon.

“Here in Hackney, you can easily go from 16 to prison. But by coming here, you allow the kids to have positivity. You can show them the success and give them an opportunity.”

An object removed from the throat of Rashan Charles after a police chase in Dalston “did not contain a controlled substance”, according to forensic analysis.

The refurbished town hall contains a corridor hung with more than a hundred photographs. They show Hackney’s mayors and speakers since 1900. Guided by the head of the modern-day mayor’s office Abbas Panjwani hears some of the best – and strangest – stories that lie behind Hackney’s civic chains.

Reports of anti-Semitic attacks in Hackney are on the rise, with 47 incidents recorded in the first half of 2017, a report has revealed.

A 16-year-old boy has denied carrying out a spate of moped acid attacks in less than 90 minutes in Hackney and Islington.

A 16-year-old boy is due in court today after he was charged in connection with Thursday night’s acid attacks in Hackney and Islington.

A football-mad youngster who can’t walk unaided needs help if he is to achieve his dream of having a kickabout with his friends.

The rainbow flag was raised over Hackney Town Hall for the first time ever yesterday to celebrate Pride.

It was fun while it lasted but a Hackney parking space converted into a mini garden is set to be removed following a driver’s complaint.

Pizza gurus Voodoo Ray’s and its sister venue, Dalston Superstore, have launched a limited edition Pride T-shirt.

The founder of Death Cafe, which allows strangers to gather to eat cake, drink tea and talk openly about their mortality, has died.

Hackney’s Boxing Academy has been named “alternative provision school of the year” at the TES Schools Awards.

Riaz Phillips tells Valeria Fiore how his search for the best Caribbean cooking led him full circle to Hackney, where his grandmother lived for 60 years.

Hackney North and Stoke Newington MP Diane Abbott was honoured at an “Abbott appreciation night” to commemorate her 30 years in Parliament.

A 51-year-old victim of the suspected terror attack in Finsbury Park on Monday died from “multiple injuries”, a post-mortem examination has found.



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