More trains, more seats and millions of pounds of station refurbishments are promised as new firm takes on region's busiest rail network
A disabled woman from Bedfordshire has handed in a petition to Downing Street to protest social care system changes.
A young woman from Norfolk has been made the first ever computer game designer in residence for the Victoria and Albert Museum in London.
A man from Stevenage is due to appear in court today following the armed siege in Tottenham Court Road in London on Friday. Michael Green, who's 48, has been charged with possession of a weapon, false imprisonment and making a bomb hoax.
The incident brought the area to a standstill. He'll appear at Highbury Corner Magistrates' Court.
A12 London bound partially blocked, delays due to accident involving two vehicles between J14 A414 / B1002 and J13 B1002 (Ingatestone).
One lane closed London-bound due to a broken down lorry between junction 7 (St Albans / Hatfield) and junction 6A (M25).
Stansted Airport has launched a campaign to slash rail journeys times to the capital. The Stansted in 30 campaign says the target time between the airport and London's Liverpool Street station should be 30 minutes.
It currently takes 45 minutes to cover the 35 miles. The airport says cutting the time would also benefit local commuters and boost Stansted's ability to compete with the other London airports.