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‘Jihadi John friend’ jailed over Luton robbery

Image copyright sbna Image caption Ali Adorus was stopped and deported in Tanzania in 2009 while attempting to reach jihadists in Somalia A friend of Islamic State group killer ‘Jihadi John’ has been jailed for…


‘Stansted 15’ protestors appeal against convictions

Image copyright Kristian Buus/Getty Images Image caption The “Stansted 15” are appealing against their convictions Fifteen protestors who broke through a perimeter fence to stop a plane deporting people to Africa are appealing against their…


Norfolk, Suffolk and Essex coast battered by high winds

Media playback is unsupported on your device Media captionWaves battered the coast at Cromer and Walcott in North Norfolk Coastal communities are braced for more high winds, cliff falls and flooding overnight after a storm…


Stefano Okaka: Watford and Italy striker joins Udinese on loan

Stefano Okaka made three substitute appearances for Watford this season Watford striker Stefano Okaka has joined Italian club Udinese on loan until the end of the season. Okaka, 29, joined the Hornets in August 2016…


Essex PC ‘lied’ about French Foreign Legion on CV

Image caption PC Kasra Rafeian is accused of lying in his interview to join Essex Police A policeman has been accused of writing his own reference and lying about service in the French Foreign Legion….


Bledrow Ridge: Plan to close recycling centre backed

Image copyright Google Image caption The council’s cabinet backed the closure of the Bledlow Ridge Recycling Centre – as part of £1.2m of cuts to balance its books. Plans to permanently close a Buckinghamshire rubbish…


St Edmund ‘execution site’ monument in Suffolk listed

Image caption St Edmund, as depicted in a statue standing at St Edmundsbury Cathedral A monument which may mark where the first patron saint of England was executed has been given listed status. The stone…


Peter Anderson death: Drug runner ‘murdered man day after robbery’

Image copyright Cambridgeshire Police Image caption Peter “Blue” Anderson died in hospital from stab wounds A drugs runner and his “protector” murdered a man in a “frenzied” knife attack the day after being robbed, a…


Luton man shot by police after Taser failed

Image copyright South Beds News Agency Image caption Josh Pitt, 24, died after being shot by armed police in Luton in November 2016 An armed man who was holding his fiancée hostage was shot dead…


Power Court: Luton Town stadium recommended for approval

Image copyright 2020developments. Image caption The plan for the 23,000 capacity stadium is on the site of a former power station at Power Court in the centre of Luton A planned new football stadium in…


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