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New world champion Rosberg celebrates title in style

Nico Rosberg (centre) celebrates last night. Credit: Nico Rosberg/Twitter

It appears new Formula One world champion Nico Rosberg celebrated his title as you expect - by partying long into the night.

The German tweeted a picture of the lively post-season bash last night in which he quite understandably looked a little worse for wear!

Rosberg beat his Mercedes teammate Lewis Hamilton to the championship, despite Hamilton winning the final race in Abu Dhabi yesterday.

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Hamilton secures pole for world championship decider

Lewis Hamilton will start on pole. Credit: PA

Stevenage's Lewis Hamilton will start tomorrow's all-important Abu Dhabi Grand Prix on pole after a dominant display in qualifying.

The 31-year-old finished more than three tenths of a second ahead of his Mercedes teammate Rosberg who will join Hamilton on the front row.

Milton-Keynes Red Bull complete the top three, with Daniel Ricciardo lining up in third.

Despite Hamilton's performance, Rosberg remains the big favourite to win the world championship title tomorrow.

If the German finishes third or above he will be crowned champion, regardless of what Hamilton does.

Missing Keira hasn't been seen for a week

Keira Gray has been missing for more than a week. Credit: Hertfordshire Police.

Police are appealing for help to find a missing teenager who has not been seen for a week.

Officers in Hertfordshire say, despite their best efforts, they have not been able to find 14-year-old Keira Gray, from Stevenage.

She was last seen at home on Tuesday November 15 and has links to Harlow.

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Police dog Finn could soon be back to work following stabbing

Finn. Credit: Hertfordshire Police

A Hertfordshire police dog that got injured chasing a suspect last month could be back to work by the end of the year.

German Shepherd Finn was stabbed in the head and chest while responding to reports of a robbery in Stevenage on October 4.

The seven-year-old canine was rushed to the vets, where he underwent a life-saving operation. Despite the severity of his wounds, Finn refused to let go of the suspect. A teenager was been charged with criminal damage.

His handler PC Dave Wardell also received a stab wound to the hand.

A proposed law for police animals to be given the same status as officers was debated in parliament earlier this week.

“Finn’s recovery is going really well. He has been officially discharged from the vet and he’s getting stronger. He is now allowed three lots of 45 minutes’ exercise each day. Next week, we’ll be increasing that to one hour, three times a day.

“Then he should be able to start training to return to work. It’s all about building his muscles back up. All being well, he should be back working in mid-December.”

– PC Wardell, Hertfordshire Police
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Finn's law debate gets underway in Parliament

MPs have been debating whether to change the law to increase the punishment for those who attack police dogs or horses.

Calls for the so-called 'Finn's law' come after a Hertfordshire police dog was stabbed and badly injured last month in Stevenage while chasing a suspect alongside his handler PC Dave Wardell.

Today's debate was led by Northamptonshire MP David Mackintosh.

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