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Yesterday, 08:53

A man is fighting for his life after being shot by police responding to reports that a suspect was “armed with knives and making threats to kill”.

Kaan Aslan was chased down and stabbed through the heart by thugs armed with swords in retribution for a gang attack on the brother of the man now on trial for his murder, the Old Bailey heard today.

Police have released CCTV footage of the moment a cyclist was kicked off his bike by a male attacker – leaving him fighting for his life in hospital one week on.

The police watchdog has completed its investigation into the shooting of an armed robbery suspect by police on the Clapton Park Estate one year ago.

Stoke Newington institution Yum Yum has reassured customers it is still open after having its website hacked and taken down.

Three people were robbed at knifepoint while cycling through Finsbury Park on Monday night.

A woman shooting drugs in the street in front of children and persistently flouting court orders for four years banning her from housing estates in Bethnal Green has been jailed.

The founder of Hackney Wick FC has featured in a new film about the role football plays in keeping youngsters away from gangs and knife crime.

Fourteen men have been arrested in a crackdown on domestic abuse.

Two people were rescued from a fire at a suspected cannabis factory in Amhurst Road on Sunday afternoon.

The town hall could take advantage of a new Met scheme that allows councils to buy their own police officers at a reduced rate, the mayor has said.

A man in his 80s is in hospital after being hit by a car in Lower Clapton Road during the morning rush hour.

A woman and 17 men have been charged with conspiracy to supply class A drugs following a series of police raids targeting suspected dealers in Bethnal Green.

A car smashed into two other vehicles and flipped over in Stamford Hill in front of dozens of horrified witnesses last night, as it was being pursued by police.

Two men are in hospital after being stabbed near Finsbury Park station last night.

A man who beat up a 53-year-old in an Upper Clapton Road betting shop and left him to die will face no charges, the Gazette can reveal.

This man is wanted by gang police over the shooting of a woman at a New Year’s event in a Dalston nightclub.

Three teenagers have been charged with causing grievous bodily harm with intent after a boy was stabbed on a bus travelling through Clapton Common.

Two Hackney teenagers have been jailed for life for murdering a Camden teenager at a house party last year.

Police have seized drugs and more than £10,000 in cash during a series of dawn raids this morning targeting suspected dealers in Bethnal Green.

One man probably won’t be having the best Valentines’ Day after he crashed his wife’s car in Clapton Pond – and then it saw it get seized by police.

A housing association that caters only for Orthodox Jews has been cleared of discrimination in the courts – but a housing lawyer has vowed to appeal the decision.

The Tory candidate for mayor of London has condemned a “horrific” homophobic “acid attack” in Dalston, after its cowardly perpetrators were jailed last month.

The owner of a Shoreditch club who defied police to stay open until 6am on the night Zakaria Bukar Sharif Ali was murdered outside claims he hadn’t seen the email telling him not to.

A teenager was stabbed as he was travelling on a bus through Clapton Common this afternoon.

“To be honest, I’d say not much has really changed,” says Deji Adeoshun.

A man was taken to hospital today after being found with “slash injuries” in Green Lanes.

Two Kingsland Road nightclubs could be closed down by the council in the wake of a murder and a shooting.

Police in Bristol are appealing for help in tracking down a Hackney MC who failed to show up at court on charges of robbery and controlling behaviour.

This man is wanted by police over a string of sexual offences against four women on buses in Hackney, Islington and Camden.

The mother of a teenage boy shot dead in a Clapton nightclub 22 years ago says the police were “careless” in their investigation and has pleaded with partygoers to end their silence.

A heavily-pregnant woman was punched repeatedly in the stomach during a chilling attack in a Homerton street on Christmas Eve.

A gang of ruthless robbers who held a knife to a four-year-old girl’s throat as they assaulted her and her seven-year-old brother during a violent burglary have been jailed today.

A man is in hospital after being stabbed on the Trelawney Estate yesterday afternoon.

A ruthless gang who held a knife to a four-year-old girl’s throat as they assaulted her and her seven-year-old brother during a violent burglary will be sentenced today.

CCTV showing a cowardly thug launching a homophobic “acid attack” on strangers in Dalston last year has been released after he was today jailed for 17 years.

A remorseless bunch of thugs held a knife to a four-year-old girl’s throat as they assaulted her and her seven-year-old brother while their family home was burgled.

A teenager has been arrested on suspicion of murder over the fatal stabbing of Elyon Poku at an 18th birthday party in Stamford Hill.

A group of fraudsters, including Victoria Beckham’s former brother-in-law, have been jailed today for a £800,000 ‘boiler room’ scam from a virtual office in Canary Wharf.

A gang of fraudsters, including Victoria Beckham’s former brother-in-law, are facing jail today for carrying out a £800,000 ‘boiler room’ scam from an office in Canary Wharf.

A fake taxi driver who kidnapped and raped a woman who mistakenly got into his car believing he was the Uber she ordered has been jailed.

Vulnerable children from Hackney and Islington are being groomed to deal drugs hundreds of miles away – and rented out to gangs.

A Dalston nightclub where a woman was shot in the early hours of New Year’s Day has been shut down by Hackney Council ahead of a review of its licence.

A Shoreditch bar which murder victim Zakaria Bukar Sharif Ali had been in before being stabbed to death outside is in hot water with police.

A leading anti-gangs advisor from Hackney is in line for a huge payout from the Met after police wrongly raided his home and got him “blacklisted” by national business partners.

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