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The case is taking place at the High Court. File picture: PA Wire

Haringey under fire for trying to block contact between siblings

Haringey Council is once again in the firing line after it was revealed it stopped a group of abused siblings seeing each other - despite a High Court ruling to the contrary.

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Haringey drivers handed £6.2m parking fines

More people challenged parking fines in Haringey than anywhere else in the country last year after the council dished out penalties to drivers worth a “shocking” £6.2million.

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Almost 250 Haringey children had to be allocated places.

Nearly 250 Haringey children failed to win place at primary school of their choice

Nearly 250 Haringey children will not be starting reception at a primary school of their choice in September, figures released today have revealed.

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Zhora Oganisyan, football juggler Moscow State Circus, tries to break a record at Ally Pally. Picture: Nigel Sutton

‘Football juggler’ sets new world record at Alexandra Palace

Juggling is difficult. Juggling while balancing on a giant football is even more difficult. Adding in a “keepie-upie” at the same time, and the feat moves into the realms of the impossible.

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This year's vote is taking place on Thursday, May 22.

Time running out to stand as candidate in Haringey Council elections

Residents wanting to stand for a seat in next month’s Haringey Council elections are being reminded to apply now.

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Rubbish and recycling collections will continue as normal.

Easter rubbish collections: Haringey residents encouraged to recycle

Haringey residents are being encouraged to make an “eggs-tra effort” to recycle this Easter holiday.

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Exposure manager Andreas Koumi

COMMENT: Our oppressed young are victimised and vilified

Andreas Koumi, manager of youth charity Exposure, hopes for a revolution against the ‘adult oppression’ to secure young people’s civil rights.

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A series of dawn raids resulted in arrests.

Suspected Haringey gang members arrested during dawn raids

Eighteen suspected gang members were arrested during dawn raids in Haringey in an ongoing crackdown on gang crime across the capital.

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Nicky Jacobs holds up a declaration of innocence in a photo taken before he was detained

Nicky Jacobs, cleared of PC Blakelock’s murder, is released from prison

Nicky Jacobs, the man cleared yesterday of killing PC Keith Blakelock during the 1985 Tottenham riots, has been released from prison.

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The temporary fix at the roundabout at the junction of Oakfield and Stapleton Hall Road.

Road contractors leave trail of chaos across Haringey

Bungling contractors are being hauled in front of council bosses after a litany of mistakes came to light – including wrong-shaped speed bumps, lines in the wrong place and a “wrong way round” roundabout.

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Banners at the Nicky Jacobs Is Innocent campaign launch.

Acquitted of PC Blakelock’s murder: A profile of Nicky Jacobs

It has been a long road to justice for Nicky Jacobs. Arrested over the murder of PC Keith Blakelock just five days after he was hacked to death on October 6, 1985, it was 28 years before he was charged with murder.

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A sketch of Nicky Jacobs at the Old Bailey at the start of his murder trial. Picture: Elizabeth Cook/PA

PC Blakelock murder trial: The witnesses in detail

Prosecutors were forced to go to extraordinary lengths to protect the anonymity of its three key witnesses as - it can be reported for the first time - there was a “snitch list” in circulation naming suspected informants.

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Met Police Assistant Commissioner Mark Rowley. File picture: PA

PC Blakelock murder: Police tell witnesses it’s ‘not too late to come forward’

The Metropolitan Police’s assistant commissioner Mark Rowley has said it is “not too late” for witnesses to PC Keith Blakelock’s brutal murder to come forward, after Nicky Jacobs was this afternoon cleared of his killing by a jury.

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Courtenay Griffiths QC is one of the most highy respected barristers of his generation.

Profile: Second success in Blakelock murder case for flamboyant defence barrister

After 27 years, Nicky Jacobs’ defence barrister can today add a second successful acquittal to his involvement with the PC Blakelock murder.

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Nicky Jacobs holds up a declaration of innocence in a photo taken before he was detained.

Nicky Jacobs cleared of PC Blakelock’s murder

An Old Bailey jury has this afternoon cleared Nicky Jacobs of the murder of PC Keith Blakelock during the Broadwater Farm Riots.

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Four people have been duped by the bogus callers in a month.

Warning as spate of bogus callers steal cash and jewellery in Tottenham

Police have issued a warning to residents in Haringey after a spate of bogus callers talked their way into people’s home and made off with cash, jewellery and even clothes.

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Community in focus

Gardeners, from left, Mal Whippy, Martin Burrows and Dominic Benoit tend the Back2Earth community garden at Broadwater Farm, Tottenham. Picture: Nigel Sutton.

Tottenham In Focus: From wasteland to award-winning harmony on the Broadwater Farm Estate

The Ham & High’s gardening correspondent finds out what it is that helped this Tottenham community garden become an award-winning space.

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