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Haringey resident 30 months in jail for social care fraud

A Haringey resident has been sentenced to 30 months in jail for social care fraud after claiming over £37,000 for his deceased mother.

Ulisses Spencer de Souza Montiero was receiving direct payments to pay for his mother’s care, but failed …

Enfield helping the poorest members of society

The poorest working age households in Enfield are in line to receive extra help to pay their Council Tax in proposals outlined by Enfield Council.

Residents are being asked for their views on changes proposed in the borough’s Council Tax …

Enfield Building for the Future

A planning application has been submitted to provide a new major makerspace hub at Meridian Water providing affordable workspace for hundreds of workers.

 

Building BloQs is one of the Council’s key partners on Meridian Water – its flagship £6bn …

Appeal after man punched in fast food row – London Victoria

British Transport Police are today releasing a CCTV image after a man was punched at London Victoria station.

The incident happened at 8.30pm on Thursday, 18 July.

The victim was involved in a row with another man in the queue …

Young Australian-Cypriot woman found dead in Australia

Australian police are treating the death of Ioli Hadjilyra, a 26-year-old Brisbane woman described as a “passionate artist” whose mother was from Cyprus and father is Australian, as suspicious and possibly a homicide.

Council workers discovered her body in a …

More US energy companies to operate in Cyprus, US Ambassador says

US Ambassador to Cyprus Judith Garber expressed on Wednesday evening her conviction that more US energy companies will operate in Cyprus, joining ExxonMobil and Noble Energy. She was addressing a business dinner of the American Chamber of Commerce in Cyprus, …

Commercial aircraft safety not at risk by Turkish drones in Cyprus, Transport Minister says

Transport, Communications and Works Minister Vassiliki Anastassiadou has confirned that Turkish drones are flying above Paphos but has told CNA that they do not place the safety of commercial aircraft at risk.

Anastassiadou, who was replying to a request by …

Allegations tying Cyprus President to shady dealings

The matter is not closed until the President provides convincing answers

For the second time, the Organised Crime and Corruption Reporting Project (OCCRP) has exposed the Presidential Palace and President Anastasiades.

The first time the Project exposed the government ruling …

EU worried about Johnson stance on Irish border, competition after Brexit – sources

BRUSSELS (Reuters) – European Union Brexit negotiator Michel Barnier told the 27 member states staying in the bloc that British Prime Minister Boris Johnson was reneging on London’s earlier commitments on the Irish border, officials and diplomats told Reuters.

Barnier …

CCTV footage of moment man was pushed onto tracks – London Underground

British Transport Police are today releasing CCTV footage of the moment a man was pushed onto the tracks on the London Underground.

The incident happened at approximately 2.30am on Sunday 30 June at Stockwell station.

In July, officers released CCTV