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Gang found guilty of kidnapping and torturing man in Luton

Six men have been convicted of kidnapping a man off the streets of Luton last year, “terrorising and torturing” him for over 30 hours.

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No-one is safe from cyber criminals warns leading security expert

No-one is safe from cyber criminals warns leading security expert

No one is immune from cyber crime, a leading internet security expert has warned, following revelations that one in five UK businesses fell victim to online attacks last year.

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Money-laundering revealed as ‘counterfeit’ fivers turn out to be worn-out genuine notes

What were feared fake versions of the new ‘counterfeit-proof’ fiver have turned out to be genuine, washed-out notes.

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Budget supermarket chain Lidl to help prevent child abuse

Budget supermarket chain Lidl to help prevent child abuse

The NSPCC has teamed up with Lidl for a campaign aiming to keep children safe from abuse.

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Police put out further appeal for missing Wayne

Police put out further appeal for missing Wayne

Police are urging a man who has been missing from Biggleswade for more than two weeks to get in touch with them.

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CCTV released after Dunstable knife-point robbery

CCTV released after Dunstable knife-point robbery

Bedfordshire Police has released CCTV images in a bid to identify two people they would like to speak to in connection with a robbery in Dunstable.

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The police are appealing for witnesses

‘Nasty’ stabbing in Dunstable

A man was stabbed during an altercation in Dunstable in the early hours of Saturday morning (April 15) in what police are describing as a “nasty incident”.

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NHS England warns of bogus text message scam

NHS England warns of bogus text message scam

Members of the public are being warned not to fall for a text scam, where messages are claimed to be from the NHS.

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Criminals can steal PIN by tracking motion of your phone

WARNING: Criminals can steal PIN by tracking motion of your phone

Hackers can steal PINs and passwords simply from the way we tilt smartphones when typing in information, say security experts.

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Inadequate: Full report slams Beds Police

Inadequate: Full report slams Beds Police

Under-fire police bosses have been handed no reprieve after the release of the full report which branded the force ‘inadequate’.

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Investigating Officer Nash Hussain and PC Mark Paul during an episode of the documentary

BAFTA nomination for fly-on-the wall Beds Police documentary

Fly-on-the wall documentary series 24 Hours in Police Custody which follows Bedfordshire Police has been nominated for a BAFTA award.

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‘Please come home, we miss you’

‘Please come home, we miss you’

The family of a missing Biggleswade man say they are desperate for him to get in touch.

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Flame doorman bitten and punched in suspected racist attack

Flame doorman bitten and punched in suspected racist attack

A LGBT nightclub doorman was abused, bitten and punched in a suspected racist attack in Luton at the weekend.

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A contactless mobile phone payment

How contactless payments could land drive-thru users with a £200 bill

Drivers could be fined up to £200 for using contactless payment via their mobile phone while at the wheel, a police force has warned.

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Driver charged with GBH after pedestrian is seriously injured

Driver charged with GBH after pedestrian is seriously injured

A Luton man has been charged in connection with a collision in Dunstable which has left a pedestrian in a serious condition.

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Red kite Milvus milvus, in flight, UK, March

Appeal after Red Kite found shot in Bedfordshire wood

A Red Kite has been shot dead near Toddington.

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New CCTV gets go ahead

Central Bedfordshire Council’s Executive has approved plans to invest in a new CCTV system.

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A number of break-ins have been reported in the Mablethorpe area.

Thanks from hitchhiking cop

Beds police officers have sent a big thank you to the member of the public who helped them catch a man in Biggleswade last week.

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Football hooligan from Hockliffe banned for five years

A football hooligan from Hockliffe has been banned from attending matches for the next five years.

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Hannah

UPDATE: Missing Hannah found safe and well

A missing girl from Dunstable has been found safe and well.

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