Jets scrambled after contact lost

Richmond and Twickenham Times: The plane was escorted to Stansted

10:20pm Wednesday 23rd July 2014

Military jets were scrambled tonight after contact was lost with a private plane.

Screen veteran Dora Bryan dies

Richmond and Twickenham Times: Bryan was known for roles in TV's Last Of The Summer Wine and classic British movies like A Taste Of Honey

6:59pm Wednesday 23rd July 2014

Actress Dora Bryan, who was known for roles in TV's Last Of The Summer Wine and classic British movies like A Taste Of Honey, has died at the age of 91.

Supermarkets check chicken supplies

Richmond and Twickenham Times: Tesco, Sainsbury's and Marks & Spencer confirmed they had launched investigations into their chicken sources

6:35pm Wednesday 23rd July 2014

Three of the UK's major supermarkets have launched investigations into their chicken supplies after an investigation uncovered alleged hygiene failings at factories.

Report critical of undercover units

Richmond and Twickenham Times: Attempts were made to smear relatives of murdered teenager Stephen Lawrence, it has been claimed

5:48pm Wednesday 23rd July 2014

Undercover police units will come under fire for gathering and keeping information about black justice groups that "served no purpose in preventing crime".

Wage growth signal over rate rise

Richmond and Twickenham Times: Bank of England governor Mark Carney's remarks could dampen speculation about a rate hike by the end of this year

11:27am Wednesday 23rd July 2014

Bank of England governor Mark Carney has signalled that Britain's faltering wage growth is to have an increasingly important bearing on when interest rates will rise.

Peaches Geldof overdosed on heroin

Richmond and Twickenham Times: Peaches Geldof was found dead at her home in Wrotham, Kent

3:20am Wednesday 23rd July 2014

Peaches Geldof died of a heroin overdose after losing her battle against addiction to the Class A drug, an inquest heard.

Queen in stadium to open Games

Richmond and Twickenham Times: The Queen arrives during the 2014 Commonwealth Games Opening Ceremony

3:21am Wednesday 23rd July 2014

The Queen has arrived at Celtic Park in Glasgow where she will declare the 20th Commonwealth Games officially open.

MP apologises for Gaza rocket tweet

Richmond and Twickenham Times: An MP tweeted about the Hamas rocket attacks on Israel

2:04pm Wednesday 23rd July 2014

Liberal Democrat MP David Ward has issued what the party described as a "categorical apology", after posting a tweet suggesting that he might be ready to fire rockets from Gaza into Israel.

Man bailed in Claudia probe

Richmond and Twickenham Times: Claudia Lawrence went missing in 2009 (North Yorkshire Police/PA)

3:30pm Wednesday 23rd July 2014

A man arrested on suspicion of perverting the course of justice by police investigating the disappearance of chef Claudia Lawrence has been released on bail, officers said tonight.

Arrests in website fraud probe

Richmond and Twickenham Times: Police execute a warrant in connection with a criminal ring linking Russian hackers with ticket resellers in New York and money-launderers in the United Kingdom

7:58pm Wednesday 23rd July 2014

An international crime ring that hacked into a ticket website and used customers' details to stage a million dollar fraud has been dismantled in a transatlantic crackdown involving British police.


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