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  1. Sheds destroyed in Cheshunt arson attack

    Two sheds, and everything inside, have been destroyed in an arson attack at allotments in Cheshunt, police say.

    Arson attack at Cheshunt allotments

    They were set alight at the Halfhide Lane site between 18:30 and 19:00 on Friday.

    Carol Francis, from the Broxbourne local crime unit, said: "The sheds and their contents, including tools and seedlings, were completely destroyed by the fire and the flames also caused damage to surrounding trees.

    "It is unclear at this stage what impact the fire may have had on the local wildlife."

    Officers have called for anyone who might have seen someone acting suspiciously in the area to come forward.

  2. Former Hemel MP candidate 'Gangsta Grandad' raps to Stormzy

    A pensioner who twice tried to become the MP for Hemel Hempstead covered a Stormzy track during the Britain's Got Talent auditions on Saturday night.

    Barry Newton on Britain's Got Talent

    Barry Newton, 82, shocked judges Simon Cowell, Amanda Holden, David Walliams and Alesha Dixon with a rendition of the grime artist's song Shut Up, which had to be heavily censored.

    Mr Newton said he was auditioning for the show to prove he was still alive and can still do something.

    Hosts Ant McPartlin and Declan Donnelly were left shocked during his performance, with Donnelly remarking at one point: "We're going to have to bleep that, Barry!"

    David Walliams said: "That's not the sort of language you'd expect the royal family to enjoy.

    "I wrote a book called Gangsta Granny - but you are Gangsta Grandad!"

    All four judges voted Mr Newton through to the next round of auditions.

  3. Envelope update

    Severe disruption: M25 Hertfordshire clockwise

    BBC News Travel

    M25 Hertfordshire clockwise severe disruption, between J24 for A111 and J25 for A10.

    M25 Hertfordshire - One lane closed on M25 clockwise between J24, A111 (Potters Bar) and J25, A10 (Enfield), because of a broken down car. Traffic is coping well.

    To report traffic and travel incidents dial 0330 123 0184 at any time

  4. Welwyn Garden City town centre regeneration plans to be trialled this month

    Welwyn Hatfield Times

    Welwyn Garden City town centre regeneration plans – including the introduction of a 20mph speed limit – are set to be trialled later this month.

  5. Two arrests after man dies in road crash

    Two men have been arrested after a car driver was killed in Hertfordshire.

    St Albans Road, Redbourn

    A man in his 30s, who was driving a grey Honda Civic, was killed in a collision with a black Mercedes E220 on St Albans Road, in Redbourn, at about 21:50 on Saturday.

    His passenger, a woman in her 50s, is in a critical condition in hospital.

    Two men in their 20s, who were in the Mercedes, suffered serious injuries and were arrested on suspicion of causing death by dangerous driving.

    Hertfordshire Police said it was working to establish the exact circumstances surrounding this collision and called for witnesses to come forward.

    The force said it would particularly like to speak to the driver of a car who it was believed stopped at the scene but has not yet spoken to officers.

  6. Envelope update

    Severe accident: M1 Bedfordshire southbound

    BBC News Travel

    M1 Bedfordshire southbound severe accident, between J13 for A421 and J12 for A5120.

    M1 Bedfordshire - Two lanes blocked on M1 southbound between J13, A421 (Bedford) and J12, A5120 (Flitwick), because of an accident involving car and van.

    To report traffic and travel incidents dial 0330 123 0184 at any time

  7. Envelope update

    Severe disruption: M1 Bedfordshire northbound

    BBC News Travel

    M1 Bedfordshire northbound severe disruption, at J10 for A1081 Airport Way.

    M1 Bedfordshire - M1 exit slip road partially blocked northbound at J10, A1081 (Luton Airport Spur Road), because of a broken down vehicle.

    To report traffic and travel incidents dial 0330 123 0184 at any time

  8. Envelope update

    Severe disruption: M25 Hertfordshire anti-clockwise

    BBC News Travel

    M25 Hertfordshire anti-clockwise severe disruption, at J24 for A111.

    M25 Hertfordshire - M25 exit slip road blocked anticlockwise at J24, A111 (Potters Bar), because of a broken down vehicle.

    To report traffic and travel incidents dial 0330 123 0184 at any time

  9. Envelope update

    Severe accident: M1 Bedfordshire southbound

    BBC News Travel

    M1 Bedfordshire southbound severe accident, at J13 for A421.

    M1 Bedfordshire - One lane closed and heavy traffic on M1 southbound at J13, A421 (Bedford), because of an accident.

    To report traffic and travel incidents dial 0330 123 0184 at any time

  10. Video content

    Video caption: Man Utd 1-0 Watford: 'We finished second, I'm not jumping around' for joy - Mourinho

    Jose Mourinho feels despite the Manchester United breaking the 80-point barrier, improvements need to be made after their 1-0 win over Watford.

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    Severe congestion: M25 Surrey clockwise

    BBC News Travel

    M25 Surrey clockwise severe congestion, between J13 for A30 and J15 for M4.

    M25 Surrey - Very slow traffic on M25 clockwise between J13, A30 (Staines) and J15 M4.

    To report traffic and travel incidents dial 0330 123 0184 at any time

  12. Matt Davis

    BBC Sport

    Michael Carrick

    Matt Davis

    BBC Sport

    Michael Carrick's final game before retirement ends in victory as Manchester United beat Watford at Old Trafford.

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    Severe disruption: M25 Berkshire anti-clockwise

    BBC News Travel

    M25 Berkshire anti-clockwise severe disruption, at J15 for M4.

    M25 Berkshire - One lane closed on M25 anticlockwise at J15 M4, because of a piece of wood on the road.

    To report traffic and travel incidents dial 0330 123 0184 at any time

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    Severe disruption: M25 Greater London clockwise

    BBC News Travel

    M25 Greater London clockwise severe disruption, between J25 for A10 and J26 for A121.

    M25 Greater London - One lane closed on M25 clockwise between J25, A10 (Enfield) and J26, A121 (Waltham Abbey), because of a broken down vehicle. Traffic is coping well.

    To report traffic and travel incidents dial 0330 123 0184 at any time