Bedfordshire

Man Killed Himself Whilst Battling £8,500 Council Tax Bill

PA | Posted 03.06.2013 | UK

An engineer left notes for friends and family telling them he was going to take his own life after years of battling with his local council over non-p...

World Malaria Day - A Moment to Reflect

Jo Yirrell | Posted 24.06.2013 | UK
Jo Yirrell

Thursday is World Malaria Day - a moment to reflect on the enormous global efforts taking place to rid the world of this terrible disease. It's also a poignant reminder of all those who have lost their lives to malaria, including my son Harry who died in 2005.

Bedfordshire Man Wrongly Invoiced £29,289 For Wife's Dementia Care

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 09.12.2012 | UK

A 75 year-old-man who wrongly received a £29,289 bill for his wife's nursing care has said he "nearly had a heart attack". Ken Lynch was invoiced ...

How Much Would You Pay For A Painting By An Elephant?

PA/Huffington Post UK | Posted 18.01.2013 | Home

A new star is causing a stampede on the abstract art scene. Asian elephant Karishma is being trumpeted as a pachyderm Picasso, with her latest mast...

Pilot Dies After Vintage Aircraft Crash

PA | Posted 01.07.2012 | UK

The pilot of a vintage aircraft which crashed at an air show today has died, police said. The man, in his 40s, has been named locally as Trevor Roc...

Vintage Aircraft In 'Serious Crash' In Bedfordshire

PA/Huffington Post UK | Posted 31.08.2012 | UK

A vintage aircraft has crashed at an air show in Bedfordshire on Sunday. The condition of the pilot, a man in his 40s, was not immediately known, p...

Teen Continues To Be Held Over Murder Of 15-Year-Old Girl At House Party

PA | Posted 11.06.2012 | UK

A 19-year-old man remained in custody on Monday in connection with the murder of a teenage girl at a house party. The man was arrested on Saturday ...

Man Questioned Over Murder Of 15-Year-Old Girl

PA | Posted 10.06.2012 | UK

Detectives investigating the murder of a teenage girl continue to question a 19-year-old man. The 15-year-old, named locally as Megan-Leigh Peat, w...

EDL's Noisy March On Luton Dwindles To A Toothless Whimper

The Huffington Post UK | Lucy Sherriff | Posted 05.05.2012 | UK

Tensions ran high in Luton on Saturday as English Defence League demonstrators took to the streets following the news four men from the town have been...

Family 'Abused And Exploited Homeless As Slaves' Court Hears

PA | Posted 18.04.2012 | UK

A family living on travellers' sites forced some of "the most vulnerable" people in society to work for them, verbally abusing and beating their victi...

Four-Year-Old Girl Killed By Car Reversing Down Driveway

PA | Posted 27.02.2012 | UK

A four-year-old girl has died after being run over by a reversing car on a driveway. The youngster was trapped under the Ford Focus on a drive in C...

Alan Stoob: Interview With a Nazi Hunter

Marc Paterson | Posted 14.04.2012 | UK Comedy
Marc Paterson

On a freezing cold Friday morning outside the Stockwood Craft Museum, chosen for it's lack of images on Google Street View, I crossed the pebbled cour...

Ned Simons

Criminal Gangs 'Enslaving London's Homeless'

HuffingtonPost.com | Ned Simons | Posted 13.11.2011 | UK

The UK is seeing a rise in the number of rough sleepers being exploited and enslaved by criminal gangs, charities are warning, following the revelatio...

Men From Travellers' Site Charged With Slavery

Sky News | Posted 12.11.2011 | UK

Four men have been charged with slavery offences relating to four people found at a travellers' site in Bedfordshire, the Crown Prosecution Service ha...