Jet returns after part falls off

Richmond and Twickenham Times: Thomas Cook passengers were being put on a replacement flight

2:52pm Friday 31st October 2014

A passenger jet was forced to return to Gatwick Airport part-way through its flight to Egypt after a part plunged to the ground.

Man held over firework plant blaze

Richmond and Twickenham Times: Firefighters remain at the scene of a blaze at a fireworks factory in Stafford

12:20am Friday 31st October 2014

A 53-year-old man has been arrested in connection with a blaze in a fireworks warehouse which left two people missing.

Labour set for new Scots leadership

Richmond and Twickenham Times: Labour leader Ed Miliband, former Scottish Labour leader Johann Lamont and Alistair Darling

12:20am Friday 31st October 2014

Ed Miliband is looking to a completely new leadership team to turn around the flagging Labour Party in Scotland as two polls suggested he is facing a wipeout north of the border.

Labour sees off Ukip in PCC poll

Richmond and Twickenham Times: The PCC by-election was called following the resignation of Shaun Wright

3:33am Friday 31st October 2014

Labour saw off Ukip in the South Yorkshire police and crime commissioner by-election but the victory was secured amid dire voter turnout.

Firms 'must reveal drink calories'

Richmond and Twickenham Times: The majority of the adults asked in a poll did not know the number of calories in a pint of lager

6:05am Friday 31st October 2014

Drinks companies should label their alcoholic products to show the number of calories they contain as part of a bid to tackle obesity, a health organisation has said.

Schiffer among PM's Chequers guests

Richmond and Twickenham Times: Claudia Schiffer and Matthew Vaughn were invited to a Chequers gathering as guests of the US ambassador

2:15pm Friday 31st October 2014

Supermodel Claudia Schiffer has dined with David Cameron at the Prime Minister's official country residence, official records show.

Halloween hots up with record high

Richmond and Twickenham Times: Swimmers enjoy the morning sun in the sea at Brighton on Halloween

2:15pm Friday 31st October 2014

The record for the warmest Halloween in Britain has been shattered, forecasters say.

Rolf Harris loses first appeal bid

Richmond and Twickenham Times: Rolf Harris was refused permission to appeal

2:19pm Friday 31st October 2014

Disgraced entertainer Rolf Harris has lost the first round of his bid to appeal against his convictions for a string of indecent assaults.

BBC refuses apology over Top Gear

Richmond and Twickenham Times: Jeremy Clarkson said he was "shocked" when someone pointed out the link between the H982 FKL number plate and the Falklands War

2:19pm Friday 31st October 2014

The BBC has refused the Argentinian ambassador's demand for a public apology following the row over a Top Gear special filmed in the South American country.

Woolf has to go, say abuse victims

Richmond and Twickenham Times: Fiona Woolf who faces fresh pressure about her role at head of a Government inquiry into child abuse.

12:20am Friday 31st October 2014

Victims' representatives have unanimously called for Fiona Woolf to be replaced as the head of the inquiry into historical child sex abuse after a meeting with the panel's secretariat.


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