Judith Tebbutt, was abducted and taken to Somalia where she was held for more than six months before being released

Man guilty in Briton murder case

A man has been found guilty of being part of a gang of pirates who murdered a tourist from Hertfordshire in Kenya.

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Britain's lost railways

There was a time that our region was criss-crossed by a dense network of railways connecting many of our towns and villages.

That all changed in the late fifties and 1960s when dozens of rural branch lines were shut to save cash and now these lost railways are featured in a new book.

Matthew Hudson and the author of Britain's Lost Railways Julian Holland discovered the trains may be long gone but the lines, including the Braintree to Bishop's Stortford route, have had a new lease of life.

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RAIL UPDATE: GREATER ANGLIA

Disruption continues on Greater Anglia services. Trains are currently suspended from Bishop's Stortford and Hertford East into London Liverpool Street. A limited bus service is now running between Broxbourne/Cheshunt and Enfield Town.

The Stansted Express service is also suspended. Trains are only running between Stansted and Bishop's Stortford. A limited bus service is running between Stansted Airport and Witham to connect with other services into London Liverpool Street.

The disruption is because of overhead line problems. The disruption is expected until 3.30pm this afternoon.

RAIL UPDATE: GREATER ANGLIA

Disruption continues on Greater Anglia services between Cambridge and London Liverpool Street. Trains are currently suspended from Bishop's Stortford and Hertford East into London Liverpool Street. The Stansted Express service is also suspended. It's all because of overhead line problems.

A limited bus service is now running between Stansted Airport and Witham to connect with other services into London Liverpool Street. The disruption is expected until 3.30pm this afternoon.

Man sentenced for his role in attack on British tourists

A man has been sentenced to death for his role in helping with the kidnap of British tourist Judith Tebbutt during an attack in which her husband David was killed in Kenya.

Ali Babitu Kololo was found guilty of robbery with violence and kidnapping in relation to the raid at a remote resort close to the border with Somalia in September 2011.

Ali Babitu Kololo (pictured right) was convicted at a Kenyan court.
Ali Babitu Kololo (pictured right) was convicted at a Kenyan court.

David Tebbutt was shot and killed and Judith was abducted and taken to Somalia where she was held for over six months before being released.

Judith Tebbutt pictured after her release after six month of captivity in Somalia.
Judith Tebbutt pictured after her release after six month of captivity in Somalia. Credit: ITV News

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