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20-year-old man stabbed in the back

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Police are appealing for witnesses after a 20-year-old man was stabbed in the back.

The incident happened in Highbury Park, Islington just after 9pm.

He remains in hospital in critical condition.

No arrests have been made.

There were road closures in places but these have since been lifted.

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Police hunt one-eared man after Stoke Newington assault

Police are hunting a one-eared man in connection with a brutal assault. A man was reportedly slashed in the face in the early hours of Saturday in Stoke Newington. Met Police officers are hunting for 25-year-old Anthony Kenny, who is missing his left year, in connection with the attack.

Anthony Kenny is wanted by police investigating an assault in Stoke Newington Credit: Metropolitan Police

The victim was left with several facial injuries, and is understood to have suffered damage to his ear. Kenny, of Islington, is described as white, and has 'Stand alone' tattooed on his neck and 'North London' inked on his left hand

Police say Anthony Kenny should not be approached, and advise anyone who sees him to call 999 Credit: Metropolitan Police

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Appeal for missing Stoke Newington teenager

Anieka Edwards has been missing for 2 weeks Credit: Metropolitan Police

Police in Hackney are appealing for information to find 14-year-old Anieka Edwards, who was last seen 2 weeks ago.

Anieka is described as black, 5ft tall and of stocky build with both her ears pierced.She was last seen in Stoke Newington wearing a distinctive brown and white patterned sleeveless top.

Detective Sergeant Paul Ridley said:

"Anieka has been missing for over two weeks. We are extremely concerned over her welfare and I would request that members of the public call us if she is seen so that she can be re-united with her family. She is believed to be using the public transport network."

Passenger who took snake out of hand luggage on plane 'thought creature was thirsty'

A man from east London who took a snake on a plane has described how he took it out of his hand luggage because he thought the creature might be thirsty. One passenger screamed when she saw the snake on the flight from Egypt to London Luton.

EasyJet says it was harmless and those on board were not in any danger.

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