A family from Luton are celebrating their twins' first birthday, something of a miracle given they were born four months premature.
Police have been called in to investigate the Halloween decorations at one house in Stevenage after complaints there were too scary.
Nineteen years after Lucy Elliott put a message in a bottle and sent it out to sea, she was shocked to hear from the family who found it.
Stephen Fry has been named as the nation's ideal holiday companion.
The broadcaster and writer beat off competition from David Beckham, Kelly Brook and Keith Lemon to claim the top spot in the poll for the Radio Times.
Second place in the search for a perfect getaway friend went to David Beckham, with Michael Palin - who will soon rejoin Monty Python for a series of shows to be staged in 2014 - in third with David Attenborough placed in ninth position.
Jade Bremner, Radio Times travel editor, said: "I'm not surprised at all, Stephen Fry is a born traveller and would charm the pants off anyone you'd meet on your trip.
"The last thing you want when you're travelling is to be stuck with someone who can't laugh when things, often inevitably, go wrong."
Visitors to Woburn Safari Park in Bedfordshire this weekend might have got a bit of a surprise.
Not from any of the animals, but because of the number of twins and triplets they may have seen wandering around.
They were there for the 35th anniversary of Tamba, the Twins and Mulitiple Births Association.
Click below to see Olivia Paterson's report:
Many people who have been burgled would like to give the criminals a piece of their mind.
That's exactly what one woman from Northampton has done, after her home was broken into this weekend.
But Kate Barrett's message isn't what you'd expect - she's left the burglars a sarcastic 'thank you' note.
Click below to watch a report from ITV News Anglia's Elodie Harper
When Kate Barrett and Dan Owens were burgled this weekend, it came as a terrible shock.
While she was cleaning up the mess the burglars left behind, Kate decided to cheer herself up - by writing the robbers a letter. You can read it in full below:
Northamptonshire Police are investigating the crime - and are appealing for witnesses.
A family from Luton are celebrating their twins' first birthday. Not that unusual, until you hear that the pair were born 4 months premature.
The odds were stacked against Caitlin and Daniel Darby, but they survived.
Their parents say it's all thanks to the Luton and Dunstable Hospital, where they were cared for.
Click below to watch a report from ITV News Anglia's Olivia Paterson
A man from Northamptonshire has beaten off competition to become the National Scrabble Champion 2013.
Paul Allan, a teacher from Rushden clinched the title on Sunday after a gruelling best-of-five showdown at the finals in London.
He sealed the win by playing "bandura" a Ukrainian lute, scoring 86 points. He finished with an overall score of 503. His competitor scored 389.
Other words played throughout the final included....
Kernite – a mineral – 100.
Mete – to measure – 34.
Exordial – to begin - 92.
Shrieval - relating to a sheriff - 97.
Valerate - a chemical salt - 36.
Coniines - a poisonous alkaloid found in poison hemlock - 98.
Paul said: “I am delighted to have won, especially given the fact that the final is played to a public audience of players who expect to be impressed!"
Paul was previously crowned champion in 2007 and has won a number of tournaments since starting to play Scrabble on a competitive level in 1993.
Zookeepers in Bedfordshire have thrown a house-warming party for their giraffes as they move into their brand new home.
Giraffe Heights at Whipsnade Zoo includes a re-vamped barn and a 9ft-high viewing platform for visitors.
To celebrate the opening of the new attraction, which will bring people face-to-face with the animals for the first time, keepers dished up their favourite treats in giant wicker teacups - frozen carrot and cabbage cupcakes