A serious case review has found that more than 300 young people in Oxfordshire have been victims of child sexual exploitation over the last 15 years. A review has criticised police and social services.
Delays of up to one hour and 20 minutes to 09:55 P&O Ferries service between Dover and Calais due to operational difficulties.
M4 Westbound lane closed on exit slip road to the roundabout due to broken down vehicle at J13 A34 (Chieveley / Newbury).
Kent Police is appealing for information about the whereabouts of a teenage girl reported missing from Margate.
Barbora Horvathova, 14, was reported missing at 10.44pm on Thursday 26 February from Hartsdown Road, Margate, but is believed to be in the Chatham area.
She is described as around 5ft tall and of slim build, with olive skin, long dark hair, normally worn back, and brown eyes. Barbora was last seen wearing a dark brown coat, blue jeans with holes in, and white trainers.
Barbora may be going by the name Barbora Balogova.
Police are urgently trying to locate a man missing from the Portsmouth area.
Mark Lucas is 59-years-old and missing from the Portsmouth area. He was reported missing at around 6.40pm today and officers are really worried about him.
Mark is described as:
5 ft 10ins tall
Last ween wearing dark trousers and a dark coloured jumper.
A photograph is being circulated with this appeal, but please note he has lost a considerable amount of weight since this photograph was taken so looks thinner in the face.
He is believed to be on foot, and could be anywhere. We know that he hails from Gosport and has family in Lee-on-Solent, and he could be in any of these areas.
New neighbourhood teams are being rolled out across Reading to deal with environmental issues and anti social behaviour. The council wants them to respond to people's concerns including graffiti, fly-tipping, speeding and fear of crime.
A teenager from Poole has been breaking the mould with her chosen career path.
19-year-old Lydia Proudley has become one of the country's youngest undertakers. She says she doesn't mind dealing with dead bodies.
And despite some of her friends thinking it a bit strange, she's determined to make it as a fully qualified funeral director.
Watch ITV Meridian's special programme on the damning verdict of a report into child exploitation in the Thames Valley.
The trial has started of three people charged in connection with the death of mother-of-five, Pennie Davis.
Winchester Crown Court heard how the shop-worker was stabbed to death in the New Forest to stop her making a sex assault allegation.
One man has gone on trial accused of murder and conspiracy to murder. Two others are accused of conspiring to murder the 47-year-old.
Emma Wilkinson was in court today: