Travis case jury considers verdicts

Borehamwood Times: Dave Lee Travis with his wife Marianne arriving at Southwark Crown Court

12:43pm Thursday 18th September 2014

Jurors in the trial of veteran DJ Dave Lee Travis, who is accused of indecently assaulting two women and sexually assaulting a third, have retired to consider their verdicts.

Sales boosted by rush for vacuums

Borehamwood Times: Store sales rose in August

11:01am Thursday 18th September 2014

Shoppers rushing to pick up high-strength vacuum cleaners before an EU ban helped lift retail sales last month.

Unison NHS members back strikes

Borehamwood Times: Unison's NHS workers have voted to back strike action in a row over pay

3:48pm Thursday 18th September 2014

Unison's NHS workers, including nurses, occupational therapists, porters, paramedics, medical secretaries, cooks and healthcare assistants have voted to back strike action in a row over pay.

Calls for children's director to go

Borehamwood Times: Joyce Thacker is absent on sick leave from her Rotherham council job

3:05am Thursday 18th September 2014

There have been fresh calls for Rotherham's director of children's services to step down after it emerged she is absent on sick leave.

Women guilty over 'pyramid' scheme

Borehamwood Times: Mary Nash leaving Bristol Crown Court after pleading guilty to charges of operating and promoting a  pyramid scheme.

11:01am Thursday 18th September 2014

A band of "greedy" middle-aged women masterminded a £21 million get-rich-quick scheme - fleecing at least 10,000 victims.

Concern over ambulance queue death

Borehamwood Times: Sonia Powell died in an ambulance queuing outside Morriston Hospital in Swansea

10:17am Thursday 18th September 2014

Heartbroken relatives of a grandmother who died while waiting in a queue of ambulances outside a hospital have demanded an apology from health bosses.

Alice suspect murdered his wife

Borehamwood Times: Alice Gross was last seen on August 28, when she was spotted on CCTV by the Grand Union Canal in west London

9:51am Thursday 18th September 2014

A Latvian builder named as the prime suspect in the search for schoolgirl Alice Gross was convicted of murdering his wife, police said.

Show hostage mercy, Muslims ask IS

Borehamwood Times: Alan Henning says in a video that making dangerous trips to Syria is worthwhile to help those in need

3:20am Thursday 18th September 2014

British Muslims have urged Briton Alan Henning's kidnappers to "show him some mercy" as he remains under threat of beheading.

Doctor Who moving to later time

Borehamwood Times: Doctor Who stars Peter Capaldi and Jenna Coleman

12:38pm Thursday 18th September 2014

Doctor Who is set to travel in time again after TV bosses decided to move the long-running sci-fi show to a later slot in the schedule.

Amazon launches two new Kindles

Borehamwood Times: The Fire HD

6:01am Thursday 18th September 2014

Amazon, the online retail giant, has announced a complete refresh of its tablet computer and e-reader devices, including a special child-friendly version of their Fire HD tablet.

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