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WARNING: Know of the signs of modern slavery in nail bars

Leading anti-slavery charity, Unseen, and The British Association of Beauty Therapy and Cosmetology are asking people to know the signs of modern slavery in nail bars in a bid to stop human trafficking within the beauty industry.

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A lost cat call could cost lives

Lost cats and missing keys top list of ridiculous 999 calls

A worrying list of bizarre 999 calls from timewasters includes reports of a ‘confused’ horse and a complaint about too much sweetcorn on a pizza.

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VIDEO: Police officers train for high-speed car chases at Silverstone

Police officers have been receiving extra lessons in high-speed car chases - by playing a PlayStation VIDEO GAME at Silverstone race track on the border of Northants and Bucks.

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Dominic Raab - why tougher penalties for those who bring death and destruction to our roads are needed

Dominic Raab - why tougher penalties for those who bring death and destruction to our roads are needed

In a split second, someone’s life can be changed forever.

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Court Reports: Latest results from magistrates’ courts in Dacorum

Court Reports: Latest results from magistrates’ courts in Dacorum

The following are a summary of cases that have been dealt with by magistrates at courts within the West & Central Herts bench.

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The Mount Prison at Bovingdon is operating at almost full capcity

HMP The Mount nearing full capacity

HMP The Mount has been running at virtually full capacity for a year – according to latest statistics.

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Do you know the law on naked selfies?

Sending a naked selfie can be a criminal offence — but not many teenagers know this

Young people have always explored their sexuality and shared these experiences with others.

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Christian Lazaroiu was sentenced at St Albans Crown Court to a spell behind bars

Hemel Hempstead man jailed after 'terrifying' kidnap attempt on former partner

A man from Hemel Hempstead has been jailed for 21 months for trying to violently kidnap his former partner.

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The latest court news from Dacorum

Court Reports: Latest results from magistrates' courts in Dacorum

The following are a summary of cases that have been dealt with by magistrates at courts within the West & Central Herts bench.

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Police are appealing for witnesses

Herts Police duo head out to help after hurricane

Two Herts police officers are in the British Virgin Islands, along with 16 colleagues from the region, to offer support following the devastation caused by Hurricane Irma.

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Pub firm face £12,641 pay-out over noise at Hertfordshire pub

A pub company will have to pay a five-figure sum following a prosecution for being a noise nuisance.

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UPDATED WITH VIDEO: Live - Panic among commuters as ‘explosion’ leaves ‘many injured’ on London underground

Emergency services were called to a London Underground station after reports of an explosion on a train.

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The latest court news from Dacorum

Court Reports: Latest results from magistrates’ courts in Dacorum

The following are a summary of cases that have been dealt with by magistrates at courts within the West & Central Herts bench.

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Police believe the man pictured could help their enquiry

CCTV released after man tried to grab pushchair with child in near Hemel Hempstead shop

Police investigating an incident in Hemel Hempstead have released CCTV images of a man they would like to speak to for help with their enquiries.

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Andrew Williams pleaded guilty to more than 20 sexual offences

Man jailed for string of sex offences on underage girls in Hemel Hempstead

A man has been jailed for 18 years for a string of sex offences against young girls in Hemel Hempstead.

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Body found of missing teenager from Hemel Hempstead

The body of a missing man from Hemel Hempstead has been found in Sussex.

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Homlessness to become a criminal offence in Hemel Hempstead.

Homelessness in Hemel Hempstead could become illegal

Sleeping rough in Hemel town centre and feeding the birds in the Water Gardens could both become illegal under new rules being proposed by council chiefs.

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Caricature of Jodie and Jack before the Barcelona attack.

Young couple from Hemel Hempstead witness the Barcelona attack while on holiday

A young couple on holiday in Spain found themselves amidst the horror of the Barcelona terror attack on August 17.

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The case was heard at St Albans Magistrates' Court

Court Reports: Latest results from magistrates’ courts in Dacorum

The following are a summary of cases that have been dealt with by magistrates at courts within the West & Central Herts bench.

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Police are on the hunt for teenager Kacey Parkin

Police searching for Hemel Hempstead man who failed to turn up at court

Police are appealing to members of the public to help trace a man who has failed to appear in court.

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