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No-one is safe from cyber criminals warns leading security expert

No one is immune from cyber crime, a leading internet security expert has warned, following revelations that one in five UK businesses fell victim to online attacks last year.

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Money-laundering revealed as ‘counterfeit’ fivers turn out to be worn-out genuine notes

What were feared fake versions of the new ‘counterfeit-proof’ fiver have turned out to be genuine, washed-out notes.

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Budget supermarket chain Lidl to help prevent child abuse

Budget supermarket chain Lidl to help prevent child abuse

The NSPCC has teamed up with Lidl for a campaign aiming to keep children safe from abuse.

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Police put out further appeal for missing Wayne

Police put out further appeal for missing Wayne

Police are urging a man who has been missing from Biggleswade for more than two weeks to get in touch with them.

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Mindless - and incontinent - vandals wreck Biggleswade charity store warning - graphic image

A Biggleswade charity has been targeted by mindless vandals twice over the Easter holidays.

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Appeal after fire damages empty Shillington house

Appeal after fire damages empty Shillington house

An empty building in Shillington was severely damaged after fire broke out in the roof yesterday.

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NHS England warns of bogus text message scam

NHS England warns of bogus text message scam

Members of the public are being warned not to fall for a text scam, where messages are claimed to be from the NHS.

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Criminals can steal PIN by tracking motion of your phone

WARNING: Criminals can steal PIN by tracking motion of your phone

Hackers can steal PINs and passwords simply from the way we tilt smartphones when typing in information, say security experts.

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Inadequate: Full report slams Beds Police

Inadequate: Full report slams Beds Police

Under-fire police bosses have been handed no reprieve after the release of the full report which branded the force ‘inadequate’.

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Investigating Officer Nash Hussain and PC Mark Paul during an episode of the documentary

BAFTA nomination for fly-on-the wall Beds Police documentary

Fly-on-the wall documentary series 24 Hours in Police Custody which follows Bedfordshire Police has been nominated for a BAFTA award.

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‘Please come home, we miss you’

‘Please come home, we miss you’

The family of a missing Biggleswade man say they are desperate for him to get in touch.

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Have you seen Wayne Jeffs?

Have you seen Wayne Jeffs?

Police are continuing to appeal for help in tracing a man from Biggleswade who hasn’t been seen since last week.

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A contactless mobile phone payment

How contactless payments could land drive-thru users with a £200 bill

Drivers could be fined up to £200 for using contactless payment via their mobile phone while at the wheel, a police force has warned.

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Appeal after Red Kite found shot in Bedfordshire wood

A Red Kite has been shot dead near Toddington.

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New CCTV gets go ahead

Central Bedfordshire Council’s Executive has approved plans to invest in a new CCTV system.

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A number of break-ins have been reported in the Mablethorpe area.

Thanks from hitchhiking cop

Beds police officers have sent a big thank you to the member of the public who helped them catch a man in Biggleswade last week.

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Police watchdog investigating 15 Bedfordshire Police officers and staff for racial discrimination

Police watchdog investigating 15 Bedfordshire Police officers and staff for racial discrimination

The Independent Police Complaints Commission (IPCC) has confirmed that 15 current and former officers and civilian staff from Bedfordshire Police are under investigation for gross misconduct for their roles in a case of internal racial discrimination.

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Home security low on house move priorities

Home security low on house move priorities

More than one in ten people regularly go out without locking windows and doors.

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Biggleswade teen on hate crime charges

A Biggleswade man has been charged with three offences related to hate crimes following two incidents on 22 and 27 March.

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Live web chat launched by Beds Police for non-emergencies

Bedfordshire Police is urging people to click before they call as the force officially launches its live web chat today (Wednesday).

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