Enfield Chase station in north London remained closed for much of the morning rush-hour.Read the full story ›
The driver of a lorry has been treated for minor injuries after his vehicle overturned.
The Metropolitan Police were called to the junction between Solar Road and Mollison Avenuem in Enfield around 11.30am.
Drivers are being warned to avoid the area until the lorry has been removed.
No other vehicles were involved and there are no reports of any other injuries.
A landlord is today due to take Enfield Borough Council to court to fight against its new compulsory licensing scheme.
New rules are set to come in next April which will require landlords to get a £500, five-year licence for each property they own.
It aims to reduce anti-social behaviour associated with rental homes.
But landlord Constantinos Regas says the council has failed to prove housing in the borough is being badly managed.
A mother enjoying an afternoon out at pub in north London almost lost her leg after being bitten by a spider.
The Evening Standard says Shireen Larsen's leg went numb after she was bitten at the Crown and Horseshoe pub in Enfield. She can now barely walk after her leg turned black and yellow. The bite may have come from a false widow spider.
We have had no complaints from customers about spiders in the garden.
Dogs are being trained to fight in a children's playground in Enfield, according to council officials.
The council said the situation at Forty Hall is now so serious that they are looking to install CCTV cameras and increase park police patrols in the area in an effort to catch the people responsible
I find it absolutely astonishing that anyone is stupid enough train fighting dogs, but to do so in a children’s playground shows quite remarkable levels of idiocy and selfishness.
There have been too many reports of young children being attacked by dogs in recent years, so to actually train a fighting dog in a playground and condition it to behave violently around play equipment which is routinely used by toddlers is one of the most despicable things I’ve heard in a long time.
These people are a menace to society and should be utterly ashamed of themselves.
Enfield Council claims the playground is being used by the owners of fighting dogs who are training their animal by making them hang off the equipment by their jaws. The playground was completed in mid August, but has already been repaired three times due to vandalism.
Traffic is stuck in a 13 mile queue on the M25 between Waltham Abbey and Enfield because of an accident between two lorries, a fuel spillage and recovery work.
Two lanes are closed anticlockwise between Junction 25 and 26 and cars are now stretching one mile beyond Junction 28.
Travel time is estimated at two hours.
The heavily pregnant woman was taking her four children to school when she began going into labour.Read the full story ›