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One year on from the fatal stabbing of a 24-year-old man in South Hackney, detectives are urging witnesses to come forward and assist their investigation.

Two rapists have been jailed for 28 years following a “terrible” and “traumatic” attack on a woman they abducted in Homerton.

A vandal punched an off-duty copper in the face at Finsbury Park Underground Station on Monday night.

Two teenagers were hospitalised with slash wounds after a dawn attack in City Road on Sunday.

Work has begun on an ambitious project to gut Old Street roundabout and create a safer environment for cyclists and pedestrians.

A massive anti-knife crime message has been spray painted across a wall in 0ld Street where a young man was tragically stabbed to death.

Members of all faiths and none coalesced as one Hackney community to mark the centenary of the First World War armistice on Sunday. Veterans, politicians and camouflage-clad soldiers congregated at the Town Hall, before marching to St John at Hackney Church, where wreaths were laid at the memorial.

Cinders from a discarded cigarette butt set fire to a derelict hotel in Manor House on Sunday night.

A woman was “brutally punched in the face” during a racist attack on a rush-hour Overground train to Canonbury.

A hundred neighbours were rushed from their beds on Saturday evening as a major gas leak saw Green Lanes locked down.

A teenager has been found guilty of “hunting” and murdering Israel Ogunsola with a knife in central Hackney.

From start-ups to household names, the Gazette takes to the streets each week to find and profile a local business with a difference. This week we spoke to a Newington Green cobbler who has been fixing and flogging shoes to the community for the past 35 years.

Hundreds of homeless people attended a one-stop-shop festival in Finsbury Park yesterday to access free services provided by more than 50 organisations.

A new cycle lane offering better connections to the rest of London from Hackney was officially opened by Sadiq Khan’s cycling chief this morning.

Roy Johnson, 60, was born in Trenchtown, Jamaica, but has lived in Manor House and worked for Islington Council for the past 30 years.

Students at The Petchey Academy are moving on to great things but said the new A-level tests are “pretty hard” and “stressful”.

Cheery 236 bus driver Nelson Campos tells the Gazette why he loves his current route between Islington and Hackney – and reminisced about working for the home office, courts and the police.

The headteacher of a Dalston Academy says her kids have done “brilliantly” after 73 per cent of pupils gained at least three A* to C grades in their A-levels.

Well-wishers have raised more than £20,000 to support the “extraordinary” Sarah Doone, who lost a leg after being run over by a cement truck on the Old Street roundabout on July 25.

Transport bosses have been urged to stop dragging their heels over modernising Old Street roundabout after a cement truck crash left a cyclist fighting for her life.

With a rape and a murder in Finsbury Park in the last seven months, the Friends of Finsbury Park held a heated meeting for neighbours to discuss safety – but floor time was dominated by concerns about festivals. The Gazette was there.

A cyclist in her 30s is fighting for her life after a collision with a cement mixer at Old Street roundabout this afternoon.

A young mum whose privately rented Homerton flat has flooded four times in a year says her nine-year-old son could have been crushed when the ceiling collapsed.

The victim of a sexual assault at a Shoreditch nightclub claims staff told her she was “dressed provocatively” and shouldn’t have been alone.

Four families fighting against “wrecking-ball” cuts to special educational needs services will take on Hackney Council at the High Court in October.

Bailiffs evicted a tenant from an address in Upper Clapton Road after they ignored a court order.

BSix college has allegedly been “browbeaten” by the government into selling its sports hall to a free school instead of a housing association.

Police found a knife stashed in a bin during a sweep of green spaces on a Hackney estate on Saturday.

A Stoke Newington baker who survived five brain operations is warming up her vocals to perform on the One Show for the royal wedding.

Momentum activists could have a significant impact on the doorsteps of north London ahead of May’s election. The Gazette asked activists from four north London boroughs how socialism is bedding in.



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