Church to reopen after flooding

East London and West Essex Guardian Series: The parishioners of St Peter and St John's Church in Moorland have been unable to gather for worship for around 90 days.

12:31pm Saturday 19th April 2014

A congregation will gather at their Somerset parish church for Easter Sunday tomorrow, the first service to be held there since massive floods devastated the area.

Ex- Radio 4's Derek Cooper dies

East London and West Essex Guardian Series: Derek Cooper, former presenter of BBC Radio 4's The Food Programme, has died

10:40am Saturday 19th April 2014

Former BBC Radio 4 presenter Derek Cooper has died at the age of 88, the BBC has confirmed.

Burned boy critical in special unit

East London and West Essex Guardian Series: A seven-year-old boy is being treated for serious burns after reports that he was "on fire" in a city street in Aberdeen

9:23am Saturday 19th April 2014

A young boy who was badly burned in a city street has been moved to a specialist hospital unit where he is in a critical condition, police said.

Three charged over doorstep attack

East London and West Essex Guardian Series: A police officer outside a property in Tividale, near Tipton where a 19-year-old woman was doused in high-strength cleaning fluid

9:23am Saturday 19th April 2014

Police have charged three people after an investigation into a doorstep attack which left a 19-year-old woman with serious burns.

Road cameras 'pose privacy threat'

East London and West Essex Guardian Series: Surveillance Camera Commissioner Tony Porter warned members of the public could have their privacy impacted upon by roadside cameras

7:19am Saturday 19th April 2014

There is a "very real risk" that members of the public are having their privacy impacted upon by the network of roadside surveillance in the UK, the Government's new Surveillance Camera Commissioner has warned.

Man remanded after firearms seized

East London and West Essex Guardian Series: A man has appeared in court in connection with firearms offences.

6:00am Saturday 19th April 2014

A gardener has been remanded in custody in connection with firearms offences after Scotland Yard claimed to have seized one of its biggest gun hauls.

Teachers to debate pay row action

East London and West Essex Guardian Series: Teachers are considering fresh strikes

6:00am Saturday 19th April 2014

Teachers are today expected to back fresh walkouts in the summer if progress is not made in resolving a bitter dispute over pay, pensions and conditions.

Man held over republican shooting

East London and West Essex Guardian Series: A police officer patrols the area close to where a prominent dissident republican was shot dead in west Belfast (AP)

6:00am Saturday 19th April 2014

A man has been arrested in connection with the murder of a dissident leading republican in Belfast.

Kate takes control of fighter plane

East London and West Essex Guardian Series: The Duchess of Cambridge sits in the cockpit of a Super Hornet during a visit to RAAF base Amberley

7:17am Saturday 19th April 2014

The Duchess of Cambridge relegated her husband to the role of an onlooker when she turned down his offer to jump into the back seat - of a fighter jet.

Labour warned on credible policies

East London and West Essex Guardian Series: Labour leader Ed Miliband has been warned he must demonstrate credible policies

9:57am Saturday 19th April 2014

Labour must demonstrate it has credible policies to rebuild and grow the economy if it is to regain power at the next general election, a former senior policy adviser to the party has warned.






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