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A man has been charged with the murder of 22-year-old Gokhan Durmus, who was stabbed in the neck in Hackney.

Mathais Auguste, 21, was charged yesterday and will appear at Hendon Magistrates' Court today (February 27).

Two arrested in connection with Hackney stabbing

By Rachel Bishop on February 25, 2015 1:05 PM |


Two men have been arrested on suspicion of murder after a 22-year-old man was stabbed in the neck in Hackney.

The victim, Gokhan Durmus, was stabbed after he was involved in an altercation with two men.


The arts, science and tech sectors will come together to put east London at the cutting edge of the digital revolution.

The Olympicopolis development - which will see blue-chip cultural and educational institutions in a cluster on the Olympic Park - will act as a catalyst for a wave of innovative tech communities, say its backers, the London Legacy Development Corporation.


Hackney housing prices have risen by 596% since 1995 - the highest percentage increase in all 32 London boroughs.

The average property in the borough is now a whopping £526,000 - 19 years ago it was £76,000.

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Tower Hamlets police are appealing for further victims of a photographer who sexually assaulted two models to come forward.

Freelance photographer Shaun Colclough, 40, of Amhurst Road, Hackney, was sentenced to seven years after he assaulted a 25-year-old and 27-year-old at his studio in Wallis Road, Hackney.