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More acts announced for Sonisphere 2014

More names have been added to the line up for rock festival Sonisphere which takes place at Knebworth Park near Stevenage between 4 and 6 July.

Frank Turner & The Sleeping Souls, Reel big Fish, Protest the Hero, Alestorm, Truckfighters, Kerbdog, Only Crime, Blitz Kids, Itch, Max Raptor and Hounds will join headliners The Prodigy, Iron Maden and Metallica.

I'm excited to be playing Sonisphere this year, and super excited to be playing the same stage as the first band I ever fell in love with - Iron Maiden; it's definitely going to be my festival highlight for 2014.

– Frank Turner

The festival will feature a total of 100 bands across the weekend.

Witness appeal after Halloween robbery

Witnesses are being asked to come forward after a man was robbed in Hertfordshire on Thursday 1 November.

Four men approached the 20-year-old on London Road in Knebworth at about 1.15am. Two of them were wearing Halloween masks - one of a skeleton and the other a clown. The two other men had covered their faces with scarves.

The victim was punched in the face and suffered a cut lip and a swollen eye. He also handed over some money and his mobile phone.

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