Detectives are appealing for witnesses to come forward after a man was stabbed in the chest by a gang outside a busy bagel shop in Stoke Newington, leaving him with life-threatening heart injuries.

The fatal stabbing of a young man outside a Lower Clapton primary school this morning is the latest episode in a two-week spate of violence within a half-mile radius.

A youth worker shipped in Diazepam from overseas to run a drug-dealing operation from her home in Finsbury Park.

A heartbroken friend has paid tribute to a “fantastic, unique” Stamford Hill man who died after falling off his bike in Lea Bridge Road.

A lorry driver was today being held on suspicion of drug driving after a collision that killed a woman in City Road yesterday.

A suspected drug dealer was this morning being held by police after officers raided a flat on a Haggerston estate.

The cyclist who was left fighting for his life after being hit by a lorry is still in hospital with “potentially life-changing” injuries.

CCTV has been released of the moment a prisoner made his escape from Homerton Hospital in his socks, being chased by a medic and the police officer who was supposed to be guarding him.

A cyclist is fighting for his life after two accidents involving bikes took place yesterday in Dalston - in the space of 250m.

A man was left seriously injured yesterday when he was assaulted in Haggerston.

The man wanted by police over the chilling robbery of a 92-year-old woman in Hoxton has been arrested, Scotland Yard said.

A “dangerous and violent” man who has been missing from the John Howard Centre medium secure unit since May is now wanted for questioning by police over the violent robbery of a frail 92-year-old woman in Hoxton last week.

Police were today appealing for help finding a 15-year-old boy who has been missing for a fortnight.

The name of a paedophile priest who raped and assaulted boys for decades before being jailed last month was handed to police in 1992, the Gazette can reveal.

Police this evening urged partygoers in Dalston and Haggerston to take extra care after two attempted sex attacks in two days.

Detectives investigating the death of Kyle Bowen have charged two men with murder.

Three teenage girls from east London arrested in a counter-terrorism investigation have been released from police custody after 10 days.

Police were called to a Haggerston community centre yesterday after hundreds of fans and hopefuls turned up to an open casting call by Hollywood star Idris Elba.

Three teenage girls have been arrested in east London today on suspicion of involvement in terrorism, according to Scotland Yard.

A 47-year-old woman has been arrested in east London on suspicion of terrorism, Scotland Yard has confirmed.

Police have arrested a man in east London today on suspicion of encouragement of terrorism, Scotland Yard has confirmed.

Twelve partygoers were taken to hospital with burns after an acid attack in a London Fields nightclub early this morning, police believe.

A 27-year-old woman is in hospital with multiple stab wounds after an attack in Stoke Newington yesterday.

Police have released the image of the man they are hunting after a one-year-old boy was killed and his twin sister critically injured in Finsbury Park.

Hackney police are appealing for help to trace a severely autistic and epileptic man who went missing from his home in the early hours this morning.

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