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Barnet schools lead the way

Provisional results released by the Department for Education last week, show Barnet was ranked second highest in the country based on Progress 8 scores which gauge the progress made by each student during their time at secondary school.

Barnet was

Burst water main – Islington

Six fire engines and around 40 firefighters were called to a burst water main in Offord Road in Islington.

A number of properties were affected by flood water and crews distributed sandbags to help prevent water from entering further properties.…

Fire at a range of allotments – Tottenham

Four fire engines and around 25 firefighters were called to a fire at a range of allotments and small storage sheds on Seaford Road, Tottenham.

Around half of a shed was damaged by fire. There were no reports of any

A man has been jailed for murdering his wife at their home in Haringey.

Kema Salum, 39 (23.09.79) of Kirkstall Avenue, N17 was sentenced to 23 years imprisonment for murdering 35-year-old Leyla Mtumwa at the Old Bailey today, Monday, 29 October.

He previously pleaded guilty to murder at the same court on Monday, 24

Image of man police wish to identify

Police have today, Monday 29 October, released an image of a man police would like to speak to as part of an investigation into an assault on a paramedic in Brent.

The incident happened on Tuesday, 9 October at about

Joint military exercises by Cyprus and Israel in Nicosia FIR

The Ministry of Defence has announced that joint military exercises by Cyprus and Israel will take place within the Nicosia FIR from today until Thursday.

The exercises take place in the context of the annual military cooparation programme between the …

Germany donates €100,000 to Committee on missing persons in Cyprus

Germany donated on Monday €100,000 to the Committee on Missing Persons (CMP) in Cyprus.

The Committee thanked the Federal Republic of Germany for the donation, noting that it brings the Federal Republic of Germany’s financial assistance to the CMP to …

Turkey bears incalculable responsibilities over Cyprus missing persons’ issue, Commissioner says

Presidential Commissioner Photis Photiou has said that Turkey bears incalculable responsibilities for the ongoing tragedy related to the missing persons issue in Cyprus.

A press release issued by Photiou’s office to mark the Day of Missing Persons in Cyprus said …

Woman charged with murder of man in Hendon

A woman arrested after a man was fatally injured at a residential address in Hendon has been charged with murder today, Sunday, 28 October.

Natasha Welsh, 43 (04.08.75) of Greyhound Hill, Hendon, was arrested on Friday, 26 October after police …

Cyprus solution must be functional providing for a fully independent state, President says 

The solution of the Cyprus problem must be functional and the state fully independent, President of the Republic Nicos Anastasiades has said.

President Anastasiades was speaking to the press after attending the doxology for the celebration of the national day …