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M40 crash: Wrong-way smash car 'crashed days before'

The car, which was in a crash that killed three, was reported to police five days earlier, it emerges. Source: BBC Beds

Devon triple death crash mum may have fallen asleep

Jane Baker-Lockett and her twins died in the crash which was witnessed by their stepfather. Source: BBC Beds

United States GP: Can Lewis Hamilton wrap up title at a track where he...

Lewis Hamilton is on the brink of winning a fifth world title in Austin - a track where he has been imperious in recent...

Julian Cole: Bedfordshire Police officer accused of lying

PC Sanjeev Kalyan is accused of gross misconduct over a 2013 incident where a student was badly hurt. Source: BBC Beds

Accountant Gerard Lawless jailed over £1.5m theft

Gerard Lawless stole £1.5m from companies he worked for during an 11-year period. Source: BBC Beds

Tory MP Craig Mackinlay 'overspent on election to win seat'

Craig Mackinlay denies making false expenditure returns in a bid to beat Nigel Farage in South Thanet. Source: BBC Beds

William Taylor: Four rebailed in missing farmer case

Mr Taylor, 70, was last seen at his farmhouse in Gosmore, Hertfordshire, on 3 June. Source: BBC Beds

Bedford stabbing death: two men released on bail

Przemyslaw Golimowski, 30, was pronounced dead at the scene after being stabbed in his home. Source: BBC Beds

Nascot Lawn: Watford mum 'drowning' as respite centre shuts

Angelina Murphy, whose son has high complex needs, says the centre is the family's "staple". Source: BBC Beds

HMP Bedford: Segregated prisoners 'held in dungeon'

The segregation unit at HMP Bedford is not "humane" and should be closed immediately, a report says. Source: BBC Beds

John Bercow 'to quit as Speaker next summer'

News of John Bercow's plans follows damning report into the Commons' handling of bullying cases. Source: BBC Beds

Letchworth arsonist jailed for killing rabbit

An 18-year-old poured petrol over a hutch and the fire also destroyed his ex-girlfriend's home. Source: BBC Beds

Fake recovery firm steals 10 vehicles from barn in Broom

The thieves deceived potential witnesses by pretending to be from a legitimate company, police believe. Source: BBC Beds

Infant dies after being hit by car in Slapton

A 35-year-old man is arrested on suspicion of causing death by careless driving. Source: BBC Beds

Tory MP Craig Mackinlay on trial over election expenses

Craig Mackinlay is accused of overspending in a bid to defeat Nigel Farage in South Thanet. Source: BBC Beds

Orkney islands could get first electric plane service

Loganair wants to introduce modified electric-powered aircraft to its island hopping services in Orkney. Source: BBC Beds