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This is how many points you'll get on your licence for these driving offences
Breaking the law while behind the wheel can come with a hefty fine attached - and put points on your license too.
today 17:17
Dozens of drivers caught speeding more than 10 times in four years

Dozens of British drivers have been caught breaking the speed limit at least 10 times in the last four years, according to official figures.

While nearly 250,000 motorists have multiple speeding convictions, 38 have been caught more than 10 times, with one driver clocked breaking the limit

today 14:08
Police introduce knife wands to response vehicles in Bedfordshire
Bedfordshire Police has equipped police cars with knife ‘wands’ - handheld metal detectors that can be used during searches to highlight if a person is carrying a knife.
today 10:59
Quarter of drivers back more motorway tolls as M6 charges increase

One in four British drivers would welcome tolls on the country’s motorways if it improved road conditions, according to new research.

The study into attitudes towards road charging comes ahead of increases to costs on Britain’s only privately funded motorway – the M6

today 09:56
Roadworks on major route into Bedford due to start next month
Roadworks to reduce congestion at a traffic hotspot in Bedford are to start next month.
today 02:35
Heartbreaking ‘Finding Kemo’ appeal to trace missing dog
A Bedford man has made a heartbreaking appeal to trace his missing dog who helped his battle cancer.
today 02:35
Heartbreaking ‘Finding Kemo’ appeal to trace missing dog
A Bedford man has made a heartbreaking appeal to trace his missing dog who helped his battle cancer.
today 00:29
Supermarkets slash fuel prices again, with up to 4p off a litre

The UK’s big four supermarkets have cut up to 4p per litre from the price of fuel in the latest round of a price war sparked by the fall in wholesale costs.

Asda, Morrisons, Sainsbury’s and Tesco all announced over the weekend that they were making further cuts to their

yesterday 20:17
I thought the glamour of the Monaco Grand Prix would reignite my love for Formula 1 – I was wrong

It’s come to something when one of Formula 1’s leading lights says he’s falling out of love with the sport because drivers “all sound like lawyers” and aren’t allowed to say what they think.

But I know what Sebastian Vettel meant in the wake of his controversial penalty at the

yesterday 20:17
Electrified taxi firm launches new delivery van with 80-mile EV range

The company behind the electrified London taxi has revealed a new eco-friendly van that is say will transform inner city deliveries.

Based on the same platform and hybrid drivetrain as the LEVC TX cab, the new LCV van is designed for businesses operating in low-emissions zones which also

yesterday 20:17
Subaru Forester review – leftfield SUV still going its own way

With a new Subaru Forester due in the UK late 2019 you could forgive the Japanese all-wheel drive specialists for running down the clock and shifting focus onto other models like the XV compact crossover, or the Outback estate.

But the Forester SUV is still a key part of Subaru’s

yesterday 20:17
Severe weather warning issued for thunderstorms across Bedfordshire
Thunderstorms are set to roll across the country this week with forecasters predicting torrential rain, hail and lightning.
yesterday 13:59
Father's Day: From the Schmeichels to the Wrights - here's football's finest father-son combinations
There's something rather endearing about seeing a son follow in their father's footballing footsteps, and there's been some excellent examples of this over the years.
2019-06-16 12:41
Weapons sweep uncovers gun in undergrowth in Bedford
Bedfordshire Police’s Boson team seized a gun during weapons sweeps in Bedford yesterday (Thursday).
2019-06-16 03:14
Panto stars spread word of L'Etape by Tour De France
Panto stars Andy Collins and La Voix donned their Parisian costumes to spread the word of local cycling event L’Etape by Tour De France which is taking place on Bastille Day, Sunday 14 July.
2019-06-15 10:26
Win 2 VIP tickets to see The Vamps, Squeeze and Collabro at AmpRocks or AmpProms festival at Ampthill
Fancy seeing The Vamps, Squeeze, Jo Wiley or the infamous Cuban brothers in VIP luxury?
2019-06-15 10:26
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This is how many points you'll get on your licence for these driving offences
Breaking the law while behind the wheel can come with a hefty fine attached - and put points on your license too.
today 17:17
Dozens of drivers caught speeding more than 10 times in four years

Dozens of British drivers have been caught breaking the speed limit at least 10 times in the last four years, according to official figures.

While nearly 250,000 motorists have multiple speeding convictions, 38 have been caught more than 10 times, with one driver clocked breaking the limit

today 14:08
Police introduce knife wands to response vehicles in Bedfordshire
Bedfordshire Police has equipped police cars with knife ‘wands’ - handheld metal detectors that can be used during searches to highlight if a person is carrying a knife.
today 10:59
Quarter of drivers back more motorway tolls as M6 charges increase

One in four British drivers would welcome tolls on the country’s motorways if it improved road conditions, according to new research.

The study into attitudes towards road charging comes ahead of increases to costs on Britain’s only privately funded motorway – the M6

today 09:56
Roadworks on major route into Bedford due to start next month
Roadworks to reduce congestion at a traffic hotspot in Bedford are to start next month.
today 02:35
Heartbreaking ‘Finding Kemo’ appeal to trace missing dog
A Bedford man has made a heartbreaking appeal to trace his missing dog who helped his battle cancer.
today 02:35
Heartbreaking ‘Finding Kemo’ appeal to trace missing dog
A Bedford man has made a heartbreaking appeal to trace his missing dog who helped his battle cancer.
today 00:29
Supermarkets slash fuel prices again, with up to 4p off a litre

The UK’s big four supermarkets have cut up to 4p per litre from the price of fuel in the latest round of a price war sparked by the fall in wholesale costs.

Asda, Morrisons, Sainsbury’s and Tesco all announced over the weekend that they were making further cuts to their

yesterday 20:17
I thought the glamour of the Monaco Grand Prix would reignite my love for Formula 1 – I was wrong

It’s come to something when one of Formula 1’s leading lights says he’s falling out of love with the sport because drivers “all sound like lawyers” and aren’t allowed to say what they think.

But I know what Sebastian Vettel meant in the wake of his controversial penalty at the

yesterday 20:17
Electrified taxi firm launches new delivery van with 80-mile EV range

The company behind the electrified London taxi has revealed a new eco-friendly van that is say will transform inner city deliveries.

Based on the same platform and hybrid drivetrain as the LEVC TX cab, the new LCV van is designed for businesses operating in low-emissions zones which also

yesterday 20:17
Subaru Forester review – leftfield SUV still going its own way

With a new Subaru Forester due in the UK late 2019 you could forgive the Japanese all-wheel drive specialists for running down the clock and shifting focus onto other models like the XV compact crossover, or the Outback estate.

But the Forester SUV is still a key part of Subaru’s

yesterday 20:17
Severe weather warning issued for thunderstorms across Bedfordshire
Thunderstorms are set to roll across the country this week with forecasters predicting torrential rain, hail and lightning.
yesterday 13:59
Father's Day: From the Schmeichels to the Wrights - here's football's finest father-son combinations
There's something rather endearing about seeing a son follow in their father's footballing footsteps, and there's been some excellent examples of this over the years.
2019-06-16 12:41
Weapons sweep uncovers gun in undergrowth in Bedford
Bedfordshire Police’s Boson team seized a gun during weapons sweeps in Bedford yesterday (Thursday).
2019-06-16 03:14
Panto stars spread word of L'Etape by Tour De France
Panto stars Andy Collins and La Voix donned their Parisian costumes to spread the word of local cycling event L’Etape by Tour De France which is taking place on Bastille Day, Sunday 14 July.
2019-06-15 10:26
Win 2 VIP tickets to see The Vamps, Squeeze and Collabro at AmpRocks or AmpProms festival at Ampthill
Fancy seeing The Vamps, Squeeze, Jo Wiley or the infamous Cuban brothers in VIP luxury?
2019-06-15 10:26
Latest news from Bedford
today 17:17 This is how many points you'll get on your licence for these driving offences
today 14:08 Dozens of drivers caught speeding more than 10 times in four years
today 10:59 Police introduce knife wands to response vehicles in Bedfordshire
today 09:56 Quarter of drivers back more motorway tolls as M6 charges increase
today 02:35 Roadworks on major route into Bedford due to start next month
today 02:35 Heartbreaking ‘Finding Kemo’ appeal to trace missing dog
today 00:29 Heartbreaking ‘Finding Kemo’ appeal to trace missing dog
yesterday 20:17 Supermarkets slash fuel prices again, with up to 4p off a litre
yesterday 20:17 I thought the glamour of the Monaco Grand Prix would reignite my love for Formula 1 – I was wrong
yesterday 20:17 Electrified taxi firm launches new delivery van with 80-mile EV range
yesterday 20:17 Subaru Forester review – leftfield SUV still going its own way
yesterday 13:59 Severe weather warning issued for thunderstorms across Bedfordshire
2019-06-16 12:41 Father's Day: From the Schmeichels to the Wrights - here's football's finest father-son combinations
2019-06-16 03:14 Weapons sweep uncovers gun in undergrowth in Bedford
2019-06-15 10:26 Panto stars spread word of L'Etape by Tour De France
2019-06-15 10:26 Win 2 VIP tickets to see The Vamps, Squeeze and Collabro at AmpRocks or AmpProms festival at Ampthill
2019-06-15 10:26 Win VIP tickets to AmpRocks or AmpProms at Ampthill
2019-06-15 09:23 Seeking a less ordinary holiday in 2019? Just over a two-hour flight from the UK, find out why Barcelonians love this historic hidden gem
2019-06-14 18:41 Roadworks on major route into Bedford due to start next month
2019-06-14 17:38 Don’t forget non computer users in your plans, Bedford councillor pleads
2019-06-14 17:38 Weapons sweep uncovers gun in undergrowth in Bedford
2019-06-14 14:29 Poor men live 11 fewer years than their more fortunate Bedford borough neighbours
2019-06-14 14:29 Mayor demands fair share as report reveals 48% shortfall in Bedford borough's GP space
2019-06-14 12:23 Win 2 VIP tickets to see The Vamps, Squeeze and Collabro at AmpRocks or AmpProms festival at Ampthill
2019-06-14 12:23 Win VIP tickets to AmpRocks or AmpProms at Ampthill
2019-06-14 12:23 Bedfordshire special cop sacked for tracking partner
2019-06-14 08:11 Don’t be caught out by these unusual European road signs
2019-06-14 03:58 A car is stolen every 5 minutes in the UK – here are the country’s theft hot spots
2019-06-13 22:41 Panto stars spread word of L'Etape by Tour De France
2019-06-13 20:35 Veggie 'violently' sick after mistakenly being served meat at Bedford pub
2019-06-13 19:32 James Bond’s Aston Martin DB5 is for sale – including the gadgets from the film
2019-06-13 18:29 Veggie 'violently' sick after mistakenly being served meat at Bedford pub
2019-06-13 15:20 What's on at Waddesdon Manor this summer here's everything you need to know about the schedule in July and August
2019-06-13 13:14 Dealer jailed after concealing drugs in a Bedford flat
2019-06-13 03:41 Appeal after two people tied up during knifepoint robbery in Clapham
2019-06-13 03:41 Banned Luton company director caught out after Bedford company goes bust
2019-06-12 20:20 New car discounts – the models with up to 25% off as dealers slash £17m from prices
2019-06-12 17:11 Console Corner: Cyberpunk steals the show at E3
2019-06-12 15:05 Blanket ban on pavement parking ‘could leave thousands without a space’
2019-06-12 15:05 Bentley Flying Spur – Crewe’s new 207mph luxury saloon
2019-06-12 02:29 Villagers near Bedford demand action after girl badly hurt in collision
2019-06-11 18:05 Villagers near Bedford demand action after girl badly hurt in collision
2019-06-11 17:02 Government policy changes cost UK drivers £7.8bn in four years
2019-06-11 17:02 Dealer jailed after concealing drugs in a Bedford flat
2019-06-11 12:50 Delays on A421 between Bedford and Milton Keynes after lorry overturns
2019-06-11 12:50 UPDATE: Delays on M1 and A421 between Bedford and Milton Keynes, after articulated lorry overturns
2019-06-11 11:47 Car clocking is on the rise – here’s how to protect yourself
2019-06-10 21:05 Rising number of UK motorists chased for foreign driving offences
2019-06-10 21:05 Honda sets new world record with 150mph lawnmower
2019-06-10 21:05 DVLA could face watchdog inquiry into sharing of driver details
Latest news from Great Britain
today 17:26 EU urges Swiss to move on talks or face sanction
today 17:26 Hull FC's Carlos Tuimavave and Gareth Ellis to miss Catalans Dragons game but key men return
today 17:26 Hull FC's Carlos Tuimavave and Gareth Ellis to miss Catalans Dragons game but key men return
today 17:26 Josh Drinkwater provides update on Hull KR contract negotiations
today 17:26 Josh Drinkwater provides update on Hull KR contract negotiations
today 17:26 Hull's legendary Jack Kaye and his fantastic grocery shop remembered
today 17:26 Hull's legendary Jack Kaye and his fantastic grocery shop remembered
today 17:20 Schoolboy, 15, fighting for life after being stabbed more than 20 times
today 17:20 Nurse jailed for second time for posing as man to trick women into sending nude pics
today 17:20 Tory leadership election timetable: When is the third ballot vote?
today 17:20 Aladdin box office: Live action Disney remake charms - how much money did Aladdin make?
today 17:20 Paul Pogba should have copied Arsenal and Chelsea players to get Man Utd wish - Parlour
today 17:20 Meghan Markle Royal Ascot: Where is Meghan? Is she at Ascot with Queen and Kate Middleton?
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today 17:20 Juncker legacy project IN TATTERS: Plan to force countries to use Berlin Time 'killed off'
today 17:20 Queen Letizia: Why is Queen Letizia not at Royal Ascot but Queen Maxima is?
today 17:20 Bionic arm is going to change my life, says boy who learned to play Xbox with his CHIN
today 17:20 Japan tsunami warning: Is it safe to travel after caution issued following earthquake?
today 17:20 Best weight loss: This diet plan can help you shed fat fast - what can you eat?
today 17:20 Maureen Lipman: TV chefs are causing obesity crisis, blasts actress
today 17:20 BBC weather: Thunderstorms to make way for heatwave as UK's downpour of rain hits Europe
today 17:20 Rees-Mogg shuts down Jon Snow's criticism of Boris Johnson - 'You're being selective'
today 17:20 Rory Stewart wife: The sacrifices made by his 'secret weapon' in leadership bid
today 17:20 Dark Phoenix breaks another shocking record and director accepts BLAME for X-Men disaster
today 17:20 Political correctness has erased golden age of TV like Allo Allo! says Barry Cryer
today 17:20 When They See Us: What really happened to Korey Wise's sister?
today 17:20 Rory Stewart age: How old is Rory Stewart? Is he younger than Boris Johnson?
today 17:20 Phone and web fraud: 5million hit - how to avoid being caught
today 17:20 ‘SACK THEM ALL!’ Commuter chaos as South Western Railway begin five days of strikes
today 17:20 Stacey Dooley: 'It’s not the end of the world’ Strictly winner makes personal revelation
today 17:20 Meghan Markle cruelly nicknamed ‘degree wife’ in latest nasty jibe by royal aides
today 17:20 The Queen dazzles as she arrives for Ascot with Queen Maxima as royals turn out in numbers
today 17:05 Sudanese opposition call for 'revolutionary escalation' in bid to end military rule
today 17:05 China warns US against opening a Pandora’s box in the Middle East after troop deployment
today 17:05 F 150: International day of action for Louisa Hanoune
today 17:05 Juan Guaido accused of corruption network that embezzled millions of aid money
today 17:05 Men's Football Michel Platini arrested over Qatar 2022 vote
today 17:05 Unison Conference ’19 Prentis urges government not to follow Trump ‘blindly’ into war with Iran
today 17:05 Heathrow will re-route rivers and roads to meet expansion plans
today 16:53 Boaty McBoatface turns climate change theories upside down on debut mission
today 16:53 Yoga expert staring at phone crossing road wins compo after cyclist blamed for hitting her
today 16:53 Tsunami alert as massive 6.9 magnitude earthquake hits Japan
today 16:53 Millionaire jailed after worker dies building nuclear bunker due to North Korea fears
today 16:53 Mum who had 7 kids taken away by social services is pregnant again with baby number 8
today 16:53 China killing prisoners and harvesting their organs for transplants
today 16:53 Royal stunner Kitty Spencer wows crowds on first day of Ascot
today 16:53 Nine mystery deaths in tourist hotspot leave holidaymakers terrified
today 16:53 Bloke ‘forced to identify as a woman’ to buy a beer sues Brewdog and wins
today 16:53 BREAKING: DJ Official, 26, shot dead months after winning grammy with Cardi B
today 16:53 Mob of 30 youths filmed ‘trying to steal delivery driver’s moped’ on east London street
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