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Man pleads not guilty to £2.5m National Lottery fraud

Lottery winner Edward Putman denies claiming the jackpot with a faked ticket in 2009. Source: BBC Beds

Youth Olympic Games: GB's Amelie Morgan wins two more gymnastics medals

Fifteen-year-old Amelie Morgan wins silver for Great Britain on the floor and bronze on the beam to take her medal tally to three at...

Upper Caldecote death: Police launch murder inquiry

Two men are arrested on suspicion of murder after the body of a woman, in her 40s, is found. Source: BBC Beds

Lewis Hamilton: Mercedes boss Toto Wolff praises British driver as he closes in on...

Lewis Hamilton's team boss says the Briton is "a class act" performing at the highest level of his career as he closes on a...

Accountant Gerard Lawless guilty of £1.7m theft

Gerard Lawless stole £1.7m from companies he worked for during an 11-year period. Source: BBC Beds

Luton sex trade: MP aims to make paying for sex a crime

New initiative launched by MP aims to make paying for sex an abuse crime. Source: BBC Beds

Coventry City 1-0 Wycombe Wanderers

Conor Chaplin scores a late winner as Coventry City beat Wycombe Wanderers to move up to 12th in League One. Source: BBC Beds

Cambridge United 0-1 Milton Keynes Dons

Cambridge United's woeful home form continues as they lose against MK Dons in League Two. Source: BBC Beds

Newport County 2-1 Stevenage

Antoine Semenyo's goal almost eight minutes into stoppage time helped Newport to a win over Stevenage. Source: BBC Beds

Barnsley 3-2 Luton Town

Mamadou Thiam scores a spectacular goal as Barnsley climb to second in the League One table with victory over Luton. Source: BBC Beds

Dunstable High Street 'much-needed' revamp under way

The work costs about £1.5m and should be completed by Christmas. Source: BBC Beds

Cottomill crossing 'near miss' prompts further warning

Network Rail releases details of 845 other dangerous incidents at the footpath across the tracks. Source: BBC Beds

St Albans Council bids to stop 'idling' ice cream vans

The authority said it was "important" due to "the proximity of these exhaust fumes to children". Source: BBC Beds

Police investigate Hertfordshire pygmy goat thefts

Lola was stolen from a children's farm and Bonnie and Clyde were snatched from a pub. Source: BBC Beds

Student Academy Award won by University of Hertfordshire graduate

University of Hertfordshire graduate Mart Bira in now eligible to compete in the Oscars. Source: BBC Beds

Patisserie Valerie says finance chief arrested

The embattled chain says Chris Marsh was arrested and bailed, meanwhile the SFO is investigating. Source: BBC Beds