Police officers who investigated the Great Train Robbery have been commended for their part in solving the "crime of the century"
The police investigation into the Great Train Robbery will be commemorated tonight, on the eve of the 50th anniversary of the crime.
In an article for ITV News, the chairman of JD Wetherspoon has hit back at critics over the opening of a pub at a motorway services area.
The Campaign for the Protection of Rural England (CPRE) is warning that life in towns and villages up to 25 miles from the rail route will be disrupted by the movement of construction vehicles while the line is being built.
The organisation is publishing its analysis of the impact of the project, in the form of a series of maps, based on information it has obtained from HS2.
According to advance details released to The Mail on Sunday, towns along a 40 mile wide corridor - such as Thame in Oxfordshire, Princes Risborough and Beaconsfield in Buckinghamshire, and Leamington Spa in Warwickshire - will be affected by the millions of extra lorry journeys.
– HS2 spokesperson
We have considered all construction access routes as part of the development of the draft Environmental Statement on which we consulted earlier this year.
Video: They helped to solve what became known as the crime of the century - the Great Train Robbery. Fifty years ago today the country was stunned by the theft of £2.5m from a mail train.
It wasn't long before the gang was rounded up,and last night 18 police officers involved in the search were commended at a reunion ceremony in Oxfordshire. Sarah Cooper has our report.
Thames Valley Police are live tweeting the Great Train Robbery 50 years after it was robbed of millions as it passed through Buckinghamshire.
We are yet to receive a call. Why? It would later be discovered that the gang had cut all phone lines #GTRcallLog
Pos. Men may be dressed in Railway Employees uniform #GTRcallLOG
It was a crime that stunned the nation. A daring raid the like of which had never been seen before. The Great Train Robbery, 50 years ago tomorrow, is now firmly entrenched in criminal history.
The gang thought they'd got away with Britain's biggest crime, but it wasn't long before detectives got their first lead and swooped on a street in Bournemouth where the carefully planned crime began to unravel. Richard Slee looks back on The Great Train Robbery.
Marcus Brown, who went missing from his home in Buckingham yesterday has been found safe and well.
The 36-year-old was located near his home this morning.
Keith Milner was a Detective Constable at Thames Valley Police at the time of the Great Train Robbery. He recounts the first phone call he received about the robbery.
– Insp Mark Stevens, Thames Valley Police
This is out of character for Marcus and so we are very concerned about his whereabouts. I urge anyone with information on where he could be to get in touch immediately.
Anyone with information can contact Thames Valley Police on 101, quoting URN 899 of 6/8.
Thames Valley Police is appealing for the public’s help in finding a missing man from Buckinghamshire.
Marcus Brown, aged 36, was last seen at his home in Buckingham today at about 3pm.
He is described as stocky and about 5ft 5ins tall. He has short brown hair and a goatee beard.
He was last seen wearing a yellow t-shirt and dark shorts. He was not wearing any shoes.