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Four months after paediatric care was significantly reduced at Bedford Hospital, the service that allows children to stay overnight has returned
The Prince of Wales has been in Bedfordshire visiting Bedford, Tempsford and Broom.
Last year police arrested more than 200 drink drivers in Herts and Beds throughout December- they're now launching their 2013 Christmas campaign to stop people getting behind the wheel over the limit
Man suffers "vicious attack" in early morning assault in Bedford
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Cricket Australia's official Twitter account has been accused of sending a racist tweet after posting a picture of four Sikh men dressed as Teletubbies with the message: "Will the real Monty Panesa
A "highly experienced" British skydiver has been named as one of two men who died after a mid-air collision during a record parachute jump attempt in Arizona.
Toronto Mayor Rob Ford may have offered $5,000 (£2,900) and a car to buy a video allegedly showing him using crack cocaine, according to notes from police wiretaps.
Fast and Furious star Paul Walker died from the "combined effects of traumatic and thermal injuries," a coroner has revealed.
Singer Rita Ora has won a role in Fifty Shades Of Grey, the film to be based on EL James's best-selling erotic novel.
A Russian ballet dancer has been jailed for six years after being convicted over an acid attack on the Bolshoi Theatre's artistic director.
Gerard Butler's response to the news he has been disqualified from racing for five years is expected to be revealed on Thursday.
The Formula 1 season will stay at 19 races for 2014 after New Jersey, Mexico and South Korea as expected all failed to make the final calendar cut.
Nicklas Bendtner proved Arsenal's unlikely hero as the Dane notched an early strike to set the Premier League leaders on their way to victory over Hull City.
Luis Suarez hit a spectacular four goals to create history as Liverpool beat Norwich 5-1 at Anfield.
Darth Vader joins Instagram: and 3, 2, 1 POSE!
The Pope has revealed he once worked as a nightclub bouncer in his native Argentina.
An animal rights group has filed what it says is the first lawsuit seeking to declare a captive chimpanzee named Tommy a "legal person".
A sea eagle snatched a video camera recording crocodiles in northwest Australia and captured footage of its 70-mile (110km) flight.
Peter the elephant joins in on a blues piano duet. Watch the incredible video here!
Watch the 'Candy' singer's new festive-themed video.
Astronauts share their experience of space travel and the impact it's had on them.
A Jack Russell and a magpie became unlikely pals. Watch the adorable video here.
A whopping 79% of women lie to their friends and family about the real reason they can’t go out on the town.
According to one in ten men a man's place is now well and truly in the kitchen.
Research has revealed that 85% of British men dream of an easy life.
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