Barnet councillor Brian Coleman has been fined after admitting he did assault a woman in north London as she filmed him parking illegally.
A film has been made about life in the London Borough of Barnet and it is being screened at the Phoenix Cinema in Finchley.
Former Dutch international Edgar Davids has joined Barnet as Joint Head Coach.
Two police officers from Barnet have saved a woman's life after her car plunged into a freezing lake in north London.
A 999 call was made just after 8am this morning by a member of the public who saw the car driving into a lake on Totteridge Lane with the female driver apparently unconscious
The two police officers dived into the water and smashed a window of the car, dragging the woman to safety.
She has been taken to a north London hospital for treatment but she has no serious injuries.
Barnet Borough Commander Adrian Usher said:
"I am incredibly proud of these officers and wouldlike to pay tribute to the speed and courage with which they acted to protectthe life of this driver.
"In the bitterly cold conditions we have today, there is little doubt that a sustained period in the water would have posed a serious threat to the woman's life.
"This incident demonstrates the lengths that officers in Barnet, London and across the country are willing to go to in order to protect members of the communities they serve, and they are deserving of our utmost gratitude."
The Brazilian football team has been preparing at Barnet's training ground ahead of the friendly against England tomorrow. The squad includes veteran player Ronaldinho, who helped knock England out of the 2002 World Cup, and Chelsea's midfielder Oscar.
A campaign by the Occupy group and local residents have saved a library in Barnet. Friern Barnet library was scheduled to be closed but it was then taken over by Occupy squatters. Today, they handed over control to a local community group who will run it. Rags Martel reports.
Friern Barnet Library had its ribbon cut today by local councillor Pauline Coakley Webb. Barnet council had wanted to close the facility. However, it was then taken over by squatters who kept it running until it could be handed over to a community group today.
Friern Barnet Library will host a ceremony today after a community group took control of it. Barnet Council has agreed to let the group run the library after a campaign by local residents and the Occupy group.
The council had wanted to sell the library and move its facilities to another centre. However, the campaigners have now won their battle to keep the original building open.
Liz Wickham did this report in September 2012 on the campaign:
Mark Robson has left his job as Joint Head Coach as Barnet. He had been sharing the job of managing the team with former Dutch international Edgar Davids.
In a statement, Barnet said they had needed to clarify the coaching roles and it was agreed that Robson should leave. Davids will now take over sole control of the team who are battling against relegation from League Two.
At the end of his night shift a bus driver was set upon by two of his passengers. He was punched repeatedly in the middle of the street. Earlier in the journey the pair had tried to pay for their fare with a £20. The driver refused to accept it and a row ensued.
They eventually paid with smaller change and continued their journey but when the bus terminated and the other passengers had left they attacked the driver.
The assault happened at 4.15am on October 14h in Barnet at the end of the 134 bus route. The driver suffered a fractured eye socket in the attack and he has still been unable to work since the incident. Dan Hewitt's report contains images of violence.
This CCTV footage of the attack on the bus driver contains images of the violence.
A bus driver is recovering from a violent attack by two of his passengers.
The assault, which happened in Barnet in north London, was caught on CCTV.