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The case against a dental nurse from Bedford accused of poisoning her boss with mercury has been dropped.
Two juries failed to reach a verdict on 35 -year-old Ravinder Kaur. She had been accused of spiking the coffee of her boss at the Shams Moopen Dental Practice in Shefford.
She had always denied the charge.
A nine-year-old boy seriously injured during an incident on the A47 at Tilney All Saints, Norfolk, remains in a critical condition at Addenbrooke’s Hospital in Cambridge.
Sebastian Goold from Wansford, near Peterborough, was travelling with team mates from Stamford Rugby Club from a mini-rugby tournament at Holt, north Norfolk, at 3.45pm on Sunday, when he fell from an exit door on the coach, sustaining serious injuries.
– Nick and Tracey Goold, Sebastian's parents
"We would like to pass on our gratitude and thanks to friends and associates at Stamford Rugby Club, and to the wider rugby family, for their well wishes and prayers at what is a deeply distressing time. We have received further messages of support from lots of other people, wishing Sebastian well, and these too have been gratefully received.
"However our focus, at this time, remains on keeping a vigil at Sebastian’s bedside and we ask that we are left alone to deal with this as a family and that the media accepts this as our only, but sincerest, statement on the matter.”
The police investigation continues with an examination of the coach due to commence today.
Police are appealing for information after a man was assaulted in Thetford.
Police were called to an area at the back of the Bell Hotel on King Street at around 9.30pm, Monday 14 April 2014, by the ambulance service who were treating an injured man there.
The man, who is Russian and in his 20s, had previously been in the river and was taken to hospital with serious leg injuries. Officers are carrying out a search of the riverbank today to try to establish exactly where the incident took place and what happened.
Anyone who was in the area last night and may have any information should contact DS Andy Garner at Thetford CID on 101 or Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.
Police are appealing for witnesses to a serious collision at Althorne, near Chelmsford. It happened on Monday April 14 on Green Lane just after 1.50pm between a motorbike and a car.
The rider of the motorbike, a 44-year-old man from Mayland, was taken to Addenbrookes Hospital for treatment to serious arm and chest injuries which are not believed to be life-threatening.
A man and a woman in their 80s, from Burnham on Crouch, were treated at the scene for shock.
Police would like to hear from anyone who saw the collision or witnessed the events leading up to it.
Witnesses can contact PC Bob Colbert at the Serious Collision Investigation Unit on 101.
Police in Bedfordshire, Cambridgeshire and Hertfordshire are taking part in a Europe-wide crackdown on speeding this week.
Officers in unmarked cars will be out in force across the three counties armed with speed guns.
Speeding is one of four offences known to increase the chances of having a serious or even fatal crash on our roads - along with using a mobile phone, not wearing a seatbelt and drink driving.
It looks set to be a good summer for the region's seaside towns.
All of our beaches have met the water quality standard required by the Marine Conservation Society's Good Beach Guide.
All but seven were judged to have excellent water quality based on samples taking during last summer.
The mother of murdered teenager Jay Whiston will be handing out leaflets in Colchester today appealing for information to help find the killer of James Attfield.
James was stabbed 102 times in Colchester's Lower Castle Park.
A 38-year-old man arrested at the beginning of the investigation has been released without charge. A 27-year-old woman is on bail until tomorrow morning.
Jay's mother Caroline Shearer set up the charity Only Cowards Carry to help get knives off the streets.
His killer, Edward Redman, was convicted Jay's murder by a jury at Chelmsford Crown Court last week.