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'Rare' pendant saved from scrap

BBC Beds Bucks Herts - 26 min 45 sec ago
A 500-year-old pendant worth more than £13,000 was saved from being sold as scrap gold after a jeweller recognised its possible worth.

Poulter one stroke off Colonial lead

BBC Beds Bucks Herts - Sat, 05/23/2015 - 20:27
Ian Poulter heads into the final day of the Crowne Plaza Invitational trailing leader Kevin Na by one stroke.

Southend United 1-1 Wycombe Wanderers (7-6 pens)

BBC Beds Bucks Herts - Sat, 05/23/2015 - 19:55
Southend are promoted to League One after beating Wycombe on penalties in the League Two play-off final.

Hamilton takes first Monaco pole

BBC Beds Bucks Herts - Sat, 05/23/2015 - 13:32
Lewis Hamilton scores pole position for the Monaco Grand Prix for the first time in his career in convincing style.

Tomb restoration work complete

BBC Beds Bucks Herts - Sat, 05/23/2015 - 11:44
Work to restore three 18th Century table tombs at a churchyard in Buckinghamshire has been completed, months after it was due to finish.

Determined Poulter in Colonial mix

BBC Beds Bucks Herts - Sat, 05/23/2015 - 07:10
Ian Poulter moves second at the Crowne Plaza Invitational as he looks to respond to criticism from PGA Tour professionals.

Play-off diary: A walk on Wembley turf

BBC Beds Bucks Herts - Fri, 05/22/2015 - 21:55
Wycombe's Matt Bloomfield gets on the Wembley pitch early and tries to not dwell on Saturday's final.

Wembley WW2 bomb posed 'risk to life'

BBC Beds Bucks Herts - Fri, 05/22/2015 - 19:51
Bomb, which led to hundreds of buildings being evacuated in London, is taken to Bedfordshire for a controlled explosion.

Reporter guilty in story tips case

BBC Beds Bucks Herts - Fri, 05/22/2015 - 16:08
Sun crime reporter Anthony France is found guilty of receiving story tips from an anti-terrorism officer based at Heathrow Airport.

Scrum caps, jinxes and a £120m windfall

BBC Beds Bucks Herts - Fri, 05/22/2015 - 15:32
BBC Sport takes a look at some of the stories behind this weekend's Football League play-off finals.

Health group deficit hits £43.2m

BBC Beds Bucks Herts - Thu, 05/21/2015 - 19:30
A group responsible for NHS-funded healthcare in Bedfordshire reveals a deficit of £43.2m.

Sheringham named Stevenage manager

BBC Beds Bucks Herts - Thu, 05/21/2015 - 15:49
Stevenage appoint former England striker Teddy Sheringham as manager to replace the outgoing Graham Westley.

Man charged with child sex abuse

BBC Beds Bucks Herts - Thu, 05/21/2015 - 13:19
A St Albans man is charged with rape, sexually assaulting girls and human trafficking.

Wycombe are underdogs - Ainsworth

BBC Beds Bucks Herts - Thu, 05/21/2015 - 12:01
Wycombe Wanderers manager Gareth Ainsworth says his side are underdogs in the play-off final against Southend.

Hamilton tops first Monaco practice

BBC Beds Bucks Herts - Thu, 05/21/2015 - 09:48
Lewis Hamilton sets the pace with an impressive showing in first practice at the Monaco GP, with rookie Max Verstappen second.

'Laughing jihadist' helper jailed

BBC Beds Bucks Herts - Thu, 05/21/2015 - 00:38
A man who attempted to help a British jihadist in Syria who laughed about Islamic State beheadings in a BBC Newsnight interview is jailed.

Eight charged over Hatton Garden raid

BBC Beds Bucks Herts - Wed, 05/20/2015 - 23:09
A Hertfordshire man is one of eight charged with conspiracy to burgle following the Hatton Garden jewellery heist, Scotland Yard says.

'Mercedes deal was never in doubt'

BBC Beds Bucks Herts - Wed, 05/20/2015 - 19:48
Lewis Hamilton on his new Mercedes contract, having a point to prove at Monaco and Ayrton Senna's out-of-body experience.

Watford keeper Gomes signs new deal

BBC Beds Bucks Herts - Wed, 05/20/2015 - 18:00
Watford goalkeeper Heurelho Gomes signs a new three-year deal after helping them win promotion to the Premier League.

Hamilton signs new Mercedes deal

BBC Beds Bucks Herts - Wed, 05/20/2015 - 11:48
Britain's two-time world champion Lewis Hamilton signs a new three-year Mercedes contract worth up to £27m.