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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.

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. Credit: ITV News



Appeal after pedestrian killed in Hertfordshire

Police are appealing for witnesses after a woman in her 80s was killed after being hit by a Transit van in Bishop's Stortford.

The incident happened at about 5.30pm yesterday in Thorley Hill near the junction with Lower Park Crescent.

The woman was pronounced dead at the scene, the driver of the white Transit Connect van - a man in his 50s - was not injured.

The road was closed until 8pm to allow investigations to take place at the scene.

Anyone with information is asked to contact the Herts Police non-emergency number 101.

Oldest menswear shop to close

Tissimans store, Bishop's Stortford Credit: ITV Anglia

Tissimans menswear shop in Bishops Stortford is closing its doors after more than 400 years in business.It opened as a tailor, draper and undertaker in 1601 called Slaters. It became Tissimans at some point before the late1800s.

Until now Tissimans has had claim to being the oldest men's clothing establishment in the world, the 26th oldest family business in the world and the third oldest family business in the UK.

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