Live updates

Lost purse returned... after 31 years

The purse was returned after 31 years Credit: Lincolnshire Police

A purse which was found in Market Deeping, Lincolnshire has been handed in.... 31 years after it was discovered.

The local policing team used social media to track down it's owner and return it to their husband.

Inspector Reid Martin, Community Policing Inspector, said:

"We are delighted to have returned the purse and it’s contents.

"Although it took a while, a long while, for the purse to be handed in, it shows it’s never too late and I’m grateful we have been able to reunite the purse to the owners family."

– Inspector Reid Martin, Lincolnshire Police.

Advertisement

Firm pays tribute to "highly popular colleague" killed in Malaysia bus crash

Tributes have been paid to Harry Christopher Woolhouse, 32, from Market Deeping near Peterborough, who was killed after a double-decker bus reportedly plunged into a ravine in Malaysia yesterday.

The bus full of tourists was understood to be returning to Singapore from a trip to Redang Island off the Malaysian coast when it fell down a 15-metre slope at an oil palm plantation yesterday.

Mr Woolhouse had recently moved to Singapore where he worked for engineering company Atkins.

The firm has paid the following tribute:

“We are deeply upset to hear about the sad death of Harry Woolhouse in an accident in Malaysia.

"Harry worked in our oil and gas division in Singapore and was a long standing member of the Atkins family.

"He joined us as a graduate chemical engineer and had worked for us in the UK and more recently in Singapore.

"He was a highly popular colleague who was an extremely capable young engineer who had a very promising career ahead of him.

"He will be very much missed by us all. We offer our heart-felt condolences to his family and friends at this very sad time.”

– Dr Martin Grant, CEO of Atkins’ Energy division