Enfield

Tory Booted Out, After Comparing Burkas To Bin Bags

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 04.03.2014 | UK Politics

A Conservative councillor has been given the boot by the Tory Party for mocking burkas in a post on Facebook that compared them to bin liners. The ...

Spitting In North London Could Cost You £500

The Huffington Post UK | Jessica Elgot | Posted 21.11.2013 | UK

Anti-social spitters could be fined up to £500 if they sully the streets of Enfield, after the first law of its kind is introduced to ban the habit. ...

Teen Jailed For Rape Of 11-Year-Old Schoolgirl

PA | Posted 18.04.2013 | UK

A teenage paedophile is facing a life sentence for raping an 11-year-old girl in a park as she made her way home from school. He subjected her to a...

Teen Charged With Rape Of 11-Year-Old Enfield Schoolgirl

PA | Posted 29.11.2012 | UK

An 18-year-old man was on Thursday charged with the rape of an 11-year-old girl who was on her way home from school, police said. Opemipo Jaji was ...

Man Arrested After 'Brutal' Rape Of 11-Year-Old Schoolgirl

PA | Posted 26.11.2012 | UK

A man has been arrested over a sex attack on an 11-year-old girl who was dragged into a park and raped on her way home from school. The 26-year-ol...

15-Year-Old Faces Life In Prison For Killing Student In Row Over Conkers

PA | Posted 13.06.2012 | UK

A 15-year-old youth is facing a life sentence today for stabbing a student to death in a row over conkers. Architecture student Steven Grisales, 21...

EastEnders' Actress Tells Of Terror After Tree Falls On Car

WENN | Posted 29.07.2012 | UK Entertainment

Actress Diane Parish has experienced enough drama to last her a lifetime as her Eastenders alter-ego Denise Fox, but the star was given an almighty sc...

Council Asks Pickles To Push Through Ban On Public Spitting

PA | Posted 10.02.2012 | UK Politics

A council is seeking government approval to become the first area in Britain to ban spitting in public. Enfield Borough Council, in north London, h...

Police Officers Who Smashed Suspect's Car Will Stay At Scotland Yard

PA | Posted 02.01.2012 | UK

Six Scotland Yard officers who smashed up a suspect's car with baseball bats will keep their jobs despite being found guilty of discreditable conduct,...

Student Stabbed To Death By Youths Throwing Conkers

PA | Posted 07.11.2011 | UK

PRESS ASSOCIATION -- A young man was killed after he remonstrated with a group of youths for throwing conkers at him, police have revealed. Steven ...

"Sweet Boy" Stabbed To Death In North London

PA | Posted 17.10.2011 | UK

PRESS ASSOCIATION -- A 14-year-old sports enthusiast died in a pool of blood near a crowded playground after being stabbed in daylight by another youn...

Why I Took to the Streets with the Anti-Riot 'Vigilante' Group in Enfield

Patrick Hayes | Posted 10.10.2011 | UK Politics
Patrick Hayes

Over a long period of time, the notion of looking out for each other, helping each other, has been undermined precisely by the rise of the interfering state. That is the only reason these so-called 'vigilantes' look weird.

UK Riot Vigilantes Attempt To 'Reclaim The Streets'

Olivia Williams | Posted 10.10.2011 | UK

After consecutive nights of rioting in London, large groups of vigilantes were seen patrolling the London boroughs of Enfield, Eltham and Southall on ...

Riot Vigilante Groups Hampering Police Work

PA | Posted 10.10.2011 | UK

PRESS ASSOCIATION -- Vigilante groups set up to protect shops and homes from rioters are hampering the policing operation, a senior officer has warned...

Video: Rioting And Looting Spreads

The Huffington Post UK | Rob M. Smith | Posted 08.10.2011 | UK

Rioting and looting continued for a third night across London, with unrest spreading to many areas of the capital. Several incidents of arson also occ...

London Riots: Hackney Standoff As Council Staff Warned About Possible Unrest

Huffington Post UK | Dina Rickman | Posted 08.10.2011 | UK

Police in east London are involved in a standoff with groups of youths in one of Hackney's main shopping areas. There have been only minor scuffles b...

London Riots: Is Twitter To Blame?

Huffington Post UK | Olivia Williams | Posted 08.10.2011 | UK

Twitter has come under a great deal of criticism for its role in mobilising riots across London, which started in Tottenham, but spread to Enfield, Wa...

Tottenham Riots Spreads Sporadically

Ruwayda Mustafah | Posted 30.12.2011 | UK
Ruwayda Mustafah

Tottenham riot escalated around 11.30 on Thursday after a handful of youth burnt down two police cars and broke into local shops. Media outlets ign...

Questions Over Duggan's Death As Tension In London Remains High

Huffington Post UK | Posted 07.10.2011 | UK

Questions are being asked about the circumstances surrounding the killing of Mark Duggan as police launch an investigation into the riots sparked by h...

100 Arrests As Riot Police Move In On Enfield After Reports Of Clashes

Huffington Post UK | Posted 07.10.2011 | UK

Riot police have clamped down on parts of London after clashes broke out between officers and hooded youths on Sunday evening. A police spokesperso...

Teenagers Should not go Around With Knives but Prison is not the Answer

Penelope Gibbs | Posted 24.09.2011 | UK Politics
Penelope Gibbs

Teenagers carry knives because it makes them feel safer. They feel they need a strong means of protecting themselves from their peers who carry knives. We need to break this vicious circle - to persuade teenagers that there is a greater risk in carrying a knife than not.