Former Hornsey and Wood Green MP Lynne Featherstone said she wishes the UK had a different voting system after her crushing 11,000-vote defeat at the hands of her Labour rival.

Haringey has been well and truly painted red as Labour romped to general election victory locally - David Lammy adding 6,500 votes to his lead and Catherine West kicking Lynne Featherstone into second by more than 11,000 votes.

Voters, get your questions in! Election candidates in Hornsey and Wood Green will be ready to answer you directly in a special online hustings this evening - right here from 7pm.

A live band energises this third instalment from the languid hip-hop maestro.

X-Factor finalist Andy Abraham helped introduce Haringey’s next wave of musical stars to the world at a special fundraising night organised by the Mayor of Haringey.

Hopkins brings home the bacon in the latest of this excellent, long-running mix series.

The serious case review into Child D paints a grim picture of an early upbringing in a family involved in “gang and drug-related violence” and underpinned by drug use, stints in prison and foster care.

The parents of a baby who suffered unexplained fractures to its ribs, arm and leg less than a month into its life have walked free from court after the trial collapsed, it has been revealed.

Tottenham Hotspur is free to plough ahead with work on its new 61,000-seater stadium from today, after the last family firm blocking construction work decided against further legal action.

A 51-year-old man has been arrested on suspicion of murder after a man was found dead in a Tottenham flat.

Tottenham Hotspur plans to increase the capacity of its new stadium by 5,000 seats to more than 61,000, it has been revealed.

The last business standing in the way of Tottenham Hotspur’s £400 million stadium redevelopment today kicks off a High Court battle to stay put - despite its premises having been gutted by a suspicious fire last year.

On the eve of the decision on plans for the overhaul of the East Court of Alexandra Palace, we take a look at the grand vision that could soon become reality.

Network Rail has escaped a fine that could have run into millions of pounds for Christmas engineering work overruns at King’s Cross and Paddington stations - despite rail regulators finding it led to “unacceptable” service levels.

A devout Jewish man accused of sexually assaulting a teenage girl walked free after the case against him was thrown out.

A lost computer disk contained a secret file on the fatal police shooting of Mark Duggan, it has been reported.

The cyclist killed after being hit by a lorry last week has been named by police as a 29-year-old woman from Tottenham.

More than 6,300 people have put their name to a petition calling on Haringey Council not to plough ahead with millions of pounds-worth of cuts that will affect “the most vulnerable” in society, including those living with autism.

A sixth former at a Hornsey school has been given special recognition for a stellar achievement in his GCSEs.

A former prostitute has won a family court battle for the return of her two daughters from Haringey’s social services after winning her battle with a drug habit.

A Turnpike Lane man who was caught with images of people performing sex acts with a pig, a chicken, a fish and a donkey has escaped a jail term.

Police have charged a 17-year-old male with conspiracy to commit burglary in connection with the fatal stabbing of Isaiah Ekpaloba in Wood Green on January 9.

A 19-year-old man was charged yesterday with stabbing an 18-year-old to death in Wood Green on Friday afternoon.

A Haringey planning officer who swaps his shirt and tie for stab vest, handcuffs and CS spray each weekend as a Special Constable has been given the British Empire Medal in the New Year Honours.

The director of an award-winning charity praised for helping the disadvantaged, who changed her life after being caught up in the 7/7 bombings in London, has been made an OBE in the New Year Honours.

A 25-year-old woman from Haringey was arrested at Luton airport on New Year’s Eve on suspicion of Syria-related terror offences after arriving on a flight from Istanbul.

A hospice that provides care and support for children with life-limiting and life-threatening conditions is set to benefit from a slice of almost £1million raised through a Christmas TV appeal.

This man is one of the 12 most-wanted people in London this month, according to the Metropolitan Police.

Libraries, leisure centres and customer service centres will be closed or have reduced opening hours between during the Christmas and New Year period, while refuse and recycling collections may be on different days than normal.

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