'His talents are a blessing - but he must put them to good use' - gifted child to star in documentary

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5:30pm Friday 1st August 2014

When Cuneyd Kahraman was growing up, nobody could have guessed he would eventually be considered a “genius”.

Selfless schoolgirls raise money for learning disability charity

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3:30pm Friday 1st August 2014

Selfless schoolgirls pushed themselves out of their comfort zone by organising a series of events to raise money for a special needs charity.

Just the Ticket: August 1, 2014

Times Series: Your guide to the best of what's on this week in the area

3:00pm Friday 1st August 2014

Your guide to some of the best things to do in the area this week.

Student is 200,000th to graduate from her university

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1:10pm Friday 1st August 2014

An aspiring occupational therapist was the 200,000th student to graduate from her university.

Park users' shock after discovery of body

Times Series:

11:58am Friday 1st August 2014

Dog walkers were left horrified after news a man was found hanging in a park in the early hours of the morning.

Fun and laughter at children's hospice party

Times Series:

11:10am Friday 1st August 2014

Families were invited to a day of pampering, entertainment and fun at a party organised by a children’s hospice.

Man found hanged

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9:34am Friday 1st August 2014

A man was found hanged in woodland early this morning.

Campaign to help teenagers find jobs

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9:14am Friday 1st August 2014

A campaign that gives teenagers the skills and support they need to find jobs has been launched.

Wildlife haven awarded green flag status

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6:00am Friday 1st August 2014

A wildlife haven is officially among the best green spaces in the country.

Students to look at challenges faced by ex-offenders

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5:20pm Thursday 31st July 2014

Students will help tackle the challenges faced by those coming out of prison at a national conference.

Surprise award for cab driver

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3:10pm Thursday 31st July 2014

A taxi driver thought he was on his way to pick up a passenger – but when he turned up he discovered he had won a cash prize.

Petition to save Hertfordshire bus services gets 200 signatures in one week

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1:14pm Thursday 31st July 2014

A petition against cuts to bus services received more than 200 signatures in a week.

Sick children meet Spice Girl at farm fun day

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12:10pm Thursday 31st July 2014

Terminally ill children and their families had a “much needed dose of fun” as they explored a farm at a summer fete.

£20,000 reward for information about Hendon murder

Times Series:

10:49am Thursday 31st July 2014

Detectives are offering a £20,000 reward for anyone who can help provide clues to the murder of a man in Hendon – despite already charging four people.

Join running group for mums

Times Series:

9:17am Thursday 31st July 2014

A group of mothers who have formed a running group are looking for more people to join their club.

Free bike security markings

Times Series: FOR SALE: Mark Cavendish's 2010 Scott Addict bike.

5:10am Thursday 31st July 2014

Cyclists can get their bikes security marked at two separate events in Potters Bar.

'I felt like a dog on a leash' - man creates bucket list after brother's cancer diagnosis

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5:30pm Wednesday 30th July 2014

A man's brush with cancer inspired his younger brother to create a bucket list of daring activities for charity.

Pilot who sexually abused girls in Africa killed himself 'as a way out'

Times Series: TAKING OFF: The owner of British Airways has cut losses

3:36pm Wednesday 30th July 2014

A pilot who sexually abused young girls in East Africa killed himself as a “way out” after being arrested, an inquest heard today.

'Complete scam' - driver forced to shell out £150 for recovery truck he did not call

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3:20pm Wednesday 30th July 2014

A motorist was forced to pay £150 for a recovery truck he did not call after a puncture – even though his own breakdown company was on its way.

Former police officer to be charged with murder

Times Series: Azelle Rodney

3:18pm Wednesday 30th July 2014

A former firearms officer will face prosecution for the murder of a man who was shot dead during a police operation.

Saracens owes council more than £380,000 in unpaid parking permits

Times Series: Parking campaigner Derek Dishman, also known as Mr Mustard

1:03pm Wednesday 30th July 2014

Rugby club Saracens has been accused of creating a “scandal” after it emerged it owes more £380,000 in unpaid parking permits.

70-year-old injured after bus collision

Times Series:

12:39pm Wednesday 30th July 2014

A 70-year-old woman was left with serious injuries after she was hit by a bus.

Mayor of London tells GLA member Andrew Dismore to 'stop attacking councillors' reputations'

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11:12am Wednesday 30th July 2014

An agitated Boris Johnson ordered Barnet GLA member Andrew Dismore to “stop endlessly attacking councillors' reputations” during a meeting of the London Assembly.

Schools in count-down to NSPCC Number Day

Times Series: Borough marathon runners ready to help raft of good causes

10:49am Wednesday 30th July 2014

Schools are being asked to sign up and start their count-down to an NSPCC charity event.

Theatre school celebrates 30 years

Times Series:

9:00am Wednesday 30th July 2014

A theatre school that inspires children to break into the world of show business is celebrating its 30th anniversary.

Superfast broadband to be rolled out in Potters Bar

Times Series: Plans are being drawn up for a Shildon mobile phone app

5:10am Wednesday 30th July 2014

Mobile phone users tired of having poor signal in Potters Bar will be able to access superfast broadband from tomorrow.

'She was my best friend' - psychotic husband killed wife before setting house alight

Times Series:

6:19pm Tuesday 29th July 2014

A daughter said her “worst nightmare came true” after her mother was killed by her psychotic husband before he set their home alight. 

Man murdered woman with knife before stealing her car

Times Series: Nicolae Patraucean

5:19pm Tuesday 29th July 2014

A sadistic construction worker murdered a popular Israeli woman with a Stanley knife before mutilating her body, a court heard.

Cardinal heads back to classroom as school celebrates 80 years

Times Series:

3:30pm Tuesday 29th July 2014

A cardinal went back to the classroom to spend the day with high school students as part of the school’s 80th anniversary celebrations.

Biology student wins silver medal at Olympic style contest

Times Series:

1:10pm Tuesday 29th July 2014

A biology student who travelled to Bali for an Olympics-style science competition returned home with a silver medal.

Man murdered wife before torching house and killing himself

Times Series:

1:26pm Tuesday 29th July 2014

A “delusional” husband who murdered his wife before setting their home alight was convinced his family had devised a plot to kill him, an inquest heard today.

36-year-old man wanted in connection with serious assault

Times Series:

11:40am Tuesday 29th July 2014

A 36-year-old man is wanted by police in connection with a serious assault.

Swarms of Asian 'super ants' found in Hendon home

Times Series: Leaf cutter ants exchange paper hearts at Colchester Zoo

11:10am Tuesday 29th July 2014

Swarms of Asian “super ants” gnawed through electric cables when they formed a colony at a home in Hendon.

Potters Bar pupil to perform at 150th anniversary recital

Times Series:

9:00am Tuesday 29th July 2014

A Potters Bar musician has joined a year-long international challenge to celebrate his college’s 150th anniversary.

Supermarket to hold treasure hunt

Times Series:

5:10am Tuesday 29th July 2014

A supermarket is organising a treasure hunt to keep children on their toes over the holidays.

Plans to relocate entrance to school's playing fields and build new pavillion blocked

Times Series: Residents opposing the plans, with Cllr Jack Cohen who came to hear their concerns

9:25pm Monday 28th July 2014

Neighbours spoke of their relief after a planning application they claim would “ruin the fabric of the area” was blocked this evening.

Lights out to mark First World War centenary

Times Series:

5:40pm Monday 28th July 2014

Lights will be switched out at the council to mark the anniversary of the outbreak of the First World War.

Children perform on West End stage

Times Series:

3:10pm Monday 28th July 2014

Dreams came true for children when they took part in a dance performance on a West End stage.

Pupils make anti-drugs film

Times Series:

1:10pm Monday 28th July 2014

A group of teenagers are determined to make “radical changes” in the way children are taught about drugs.

Bollywood dancers turn up at woman's surprise party

Times Series:

11:10am Monday 28th July 2014

Bollywood dancers performed at a surprise party to mark a woman’s tenth anniversary at her care home.

Store gets new life-saving equipment

Times Series:

9:10am Monday 28th July 2014

Supermarket chain Asda will receive a life-saving defibrillator for the public to use in its Southgate branch.

It's easy being green

Times Series: Everything you need to know about voting in Hertsmere today

5:10am Monday 28th July 2014

Hertsmere is flying the flag high for the borough's six parks after they all picked up awards.

Changing of the guard at Barnet foodbank

Times Series:

1:00pm Sunday 27th July 2014

A changing of the guard took place at Barnet foodbank.

School search for past pupils

Times Series:

7:10am Sunday 27th July 2014

A school is looking for its former students to help inspire the next generation of pupils.

Children take part in Dragons Den-style competition

Times Series:

12:40pm Saturday 26th July 2014

Children will see their own business ideas become a reality in a Dragons Den-style competition over the summer.

Open day at beehive

Times Series:

6:10am Saturday 26th July 2014

An apiary will be abuzz with excitement as people learn more about the importance of the honeybee.

'Priceless' - student meets Sir Richard Branson after winning competition

Times Series:

5:30pm Friday 25th July 2014

A university student who designed an app for farmers in Nigeria was given a "priceless" mentoring session with Sir Richard Branson. 

Aspiring astronauts to design space colony in competition

Times Series:

4:10pm Friday 25th July 2014

Aspiring astronauts have blasted off to America to take part in a competition organized by space agency NASA.

Just the Ticket: July 25, 2014

Times Series: Your guide to the best of what's on this week in the area

3:00pm Friday 25th July 2014

Your guide to some of the best things to do in the week ahead.

It could be you...

Times Series:

2:10pm Friday 25th July 2014

It could be you – one lucky punter is sitting on a £112,104 dream ticket in Barnet.

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