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Louise Quinn

Tom Garry

BBC Sport

Louise Quinn scores a dramatic late header as Arsenal beat battling Everton to reach their 16th Women's FA Cup final.

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Huddersfield players celebrate with goalscorer Tom Ince

Greg O'Keeffe

BBC Sport

Huddersfield boss David Wagner says his side's "job isn't done" despite beating Watford to move them seven points clear of the relegation zone.

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Kevin de Bruyne & Mo Salah

Chris Bevan

BBC Sport

With the PFA Player of the Year award shortlist to be announced on Saturday's Football Focus, 17 BBC pundits reveal who they think should land the prize.

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'Obsessive' man jailed after sexual images threat

An "obsessive" man, from Hertfordshire, who threatened to post sexual images of a teenage girl on the internet has been jailed for 13 weeks for breaking a court order linked to a suspended sentence.

Mathew Mallaghan, 21, of Bishop's Stortford had been ordered never to contact the girl and was told he would be jailed if he did so when he was sentenced at St Albans Crown Court in June.

But within three months he was again sending the girl social media messages where were described by his lawyer as a bid "to establish some kind of relationship" and not intended to be a threat.

Judge Andrew Bright QC said "the effect has been to cause the girl great distress and anxiety".

Mallaghan, who had been living at the YMCA, admitted breaching the terms of the restraining order, breaching the suspended sentence and failing to attend court on 30 January. He had already spent five weeks in jail and described the experience as "difficult and isolating".

Defending, Corinne Bramwell said Mallagan had difficulty dealing with his "obsessive" behaviour and suffered "a terrible sense of guilt' for what happened.

Family pay tribute to woman killed while walking dog

The family of a woman who was killed while walking her dog in Newport Pagnell have spoken of their "tragic loss" in a tribute to her.

Ann Waters
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Ann Waters, 64, died when she was struck by a grey Vauxhall Mokka on Westbury Lane at 20:05 last Friday. She was walking her dog with her daughter at the time.

In a statement released by Thames Valley Police the family said: "No words can ever express the sorrow and heartbreak we feel as we try to come to terms with the untimely and tragic loss of Ann Waters, our beautiful, selfless mother, wife, sister, auntie and great auntie.

"She was kind, had the biggest heart, and always put everyone else before herself."

A man was arrested on suspicion of causing death by careless driving while over the prescribed alcohol limit in connection with the crash.

He was later released under investigation.

Joe Montemurro with two of his Arsenal players

Tom Garry

BBC Sport

As he prepares for Sunday's FA Cup semi-final, Joe Montemurro talks about the "surreal" job of managing Arsenal Women.

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Koy Bentley

A 16-year-old boy accused of stabbing Koy Bentley tells a jury an older man carried out the murder.

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Luton Mall to fight Hatters' stadium finance plan

The Mall, Luton
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The owners of Luton's Mall have said they now support a new football stadium in the town centre but would continue to strongly oppose plans to fund it with a retail park.

The Mall's owner's Capital and Regional had said in 2016, when plans were submitted, that relocating Luton Town FC to Power Court could lead to "social issues" on match days.

Its new chief executive Lawrence Hutchings said: "I think the stadium could bring some great things for the town centre in terms of regeneration."

But he added 2020 Development's plans to fund the ground by creating Newlands Park, a retail and leisure site at junction 10 of the M1, would swamp the market at "a tough time for the High Street".

"There are alternate uses at Newlands Park or other sources of funding - we could pitch in with funding to plug the gap," he said.

Luton Town FC chief executive Gary Sweet said the company's decision to challenge the plans regardless was "disrespectful" ahead of a meeting of both parties.

Firefighters tackle blazing taxi in Tring this morning

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Firefighters wearing breathing apparatus (BA) were called to a tackle a burning taxi in Tring and used a hose reel jet (HRJ) to douse the flames just before 10:00.

Rail safety boost after passenger gets trapped in moving train door

New safety guidelines are to be published by the Rail Accident Investigation Branch (RAIB) after a passenger attempted to board a train at a Hertfordshire station and got trapped in a closing door.

The incident happened at Bushey station at about 21:25 on Monday, 26 March. The train started and had moved 30 yards ( 27m) before being stopped. The passenger remained upright but sustained a minor injury to their arm, an accident report said.

Bushey station
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"We have undertaken a preliminary examination into the circumstances surrounding this incident," an RAIB spokesman said. "Having assessed the evidence which has been gathered to date, we have decided to publish a safety digest which will be available on our website."

The RAIB website said: "We could never hope to investigate every accident that is notified to us, the law gives us discretion about whether or not to investigate less serious accidents."

When deciding to investigate an accident the RAIB consider the severity of the outcome, potential for the consequences to have been more severe, the potential for new safety learning, and how widely it could be applied and safety trends or areas of particular safety concern.

Severe accident: M25 Buckinghamshire anti-clockwise

BBC News Travel

M25 Buckinghamshire anti-clockwise severe accident, at J16 for M40 affecting J17 for A412.

M25 Buckinghamshire - Queuing traffic on M25 anticlockwise at J16 M40, because of an accident, which is now on the hard shoulder. All lanes have been re-opened. Congestion to J17, A412 (Maple Cross).

To report traffic and travel incidents dial 0330 123 0184 at any time

Severe disruption: M1 Buckinghamshire southbound

BBC News Travel

M1 Buckinghamshire southbound severe disruption, between J14 for A509 and J13 for A421.

M1 Buckinghamshire - Heavy traffic and one lane closed on M1 southbound between J14, A509 (Milton Keynes) and J13, A421 (Bedford), because of a broken down vehicle.

To report traffic and travel incidents dial 0330 123 0184 at any time

Severe disruption: M25 Greater London anti-clockwise

BBC News Travel

M25 Greater London anti-clockwise severe disruption, at J25 for A10.

M25 Greater London - M25 lane blocked on exit slip road anticlockwise at J25, A10 (Enfield), because of a broken down lorry. Traffic is coping well.

To report traffic and travel incidents dial 0330 123 0184 at any time

Severe disruption: M25 Hertfordshire anti-clockwise

BBC News Travel

M25 Hertfordshire anti-clockwise severe disruption, between J22 for A1081 and J21A for A405.

M25 Hertfordshire - One lane closed on M25 anticlockwise between J22, A1081 (St Albans) and J21a, A405 (St Albans), because of a broken down vehicle.

To report traffic and travel incidents dial 0330 123 0184 at any time

Matt Wilmot

Matthew Wilmot's body was found upside down in the hole from which safety barriers had been removed.

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Severe disruption: M25 Buckinghamshire anti-clockwise

BBC News Travel

M25 Buckinghamshire anti-clockwise severe disruption, between J16 for M40 and J15 for M4.

M25 Buckinghamshire - One lane closed and queuing traffic on M25 anticlockwise between J16 M40 and J15 M4, because of a broken down car.

To report traffic and travel incidents dial 0330 123 0184 at any time

Severe accident: M25 Hertfordshire anti-clockwise

BBC News Travel

M25 Hertfordshire anti-clockwise severe accident, at J21A for A405.

M25 Hertfordshire - M25 lane closed on exit slip road and slow traffic anticlockwise at J21a, A405 (St Albans), because of an accident.

To report traffic and travel incidents dial 0330 123 0184 at any time

Man killed in Gamlingay collision is named

The man who died in a collision with a tree in Gamlingay on the border with Cambridgeshire and Bedfordshire has been named as Luke Emery.

The crash happened at about 14:40 on Sunday on Potton Road and Mr Emery, 24, of Maunder Road in Biggleswade, died at the scene.

Bedfordshire Police said a four-year-old boy was also treated for minor injuries.

PC John Blood is appealing for witnesses.

Potton Road, Gamlingay
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Milton Keynes graffiti

Church buildings, gravestones and a war memorial have been defaced with spray-paint.

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Severe disruption: M25 Greater London anti-clockwise

BBC News Travel

M25 Greater London anti-clockwise severe disruption, between J25 for A10 and J24 for A111 affecting J26 for A121.

M25 Greater London - One lane closed and slow traffic on M25 anticlockwise between J25, A10 (Enfield) and J24, A111 (Potters Bar), because of a broken down lorry. Congestion to J26, A121 (Waltham Abbey).

To report traffic and travel incidents dial 0330 123 0184 at any time

Severe disruption: M25 Hertfordshire anti-clockwise

BBC News Travel

M25 Hertfordshire anti-clockwise severe disruption, between J23 for A1 and J22 for A1081.

M25 Hertfordshire - One lane closed and slow traffic on M25 anticlockwise between J23 A1(M) and J22, A1081 (St Albans), because of a lorry having a tyre changed.

To report traffic and travel incidents dial 0330 123 0184 at any time

Man charged with possession of explosive substance

A 43-year-old man has been charged with possession of an explosive substance in Burnham, Buckinghamshire.

Thames Valley Police also charged the man with drugs offences.

It follows a warrant which was carried out by the force in June 2016.

The man has been charged with one count of possession of a controlled drug of class B, cannabis, one count of possession of a controlled drug of class A, cocaine, and four counts of possession of an explosive substance for unlawful purpose.

Severe disruption: M1 Bedfordshire northbound

BBC News Travel

M1 Bedfordshire northbound severe disruption, at J13 for A421.

M1 Bedfordshire - M1 lane closed on exit slip road and slow traffic northbound at J13, A421 (Bedford), because of a vehicle fire.

To report traffic and travel incidents dial 0330 123 0184 at any time

Severe disruption: A418 Buckinghamshire both ways

BBC News Travel

A418 Buckinghamshire both ways severe disruption, between Church Street and Wingrave Road.

A418 Buckinghamshire - A418 Aylesbury Road in Wing closed and queuing traffic in both directions between the Church Street junction and Wingrave Crossroads, because of an incident.

To report traffic and travel incidents dial 0330 123 0184 at any time

Severe accident: M25 Hertfordshire anti-clockwise

BBC News Travel

M25 Hertfordshire anti-clockwise severe accident, at J24 for A111.

M25 Hertfordshire - One lane closed on M25 anticlockwise at J24, A111 (Potters Bar), because of an accident involving two cars and a lorry. Traffic is coping well.

To report traffic and travel incidents dial 0330 123 0184 at any time

Severe disruption: M1 Hertfordshire northbound

BBC News Travel

M1 Hertfordshire northbound severe disruption, at J6A for M25.

M1 Hertfordshire - One lane closed on M1 northbound at J6a M25, because of a broken down car. Traffic is coping well.

To report traffic and travel incidents dial 0330 123 0184 at any time

Man died in lay-by crash on A41

A 26-year-old man died in a crash on the A41 in Buckinghamshire yesterday, police have said.

The crash, involving a black Renault Clio and a white articulated lorry, happened in a lay-by on the Aston Clinton bypass at about 09:40.

Thames Valley Police said the driver of the Renault Clio died at the scene.

Officers are appealing for anyone with information to contact them on the non-emergency number 101.

A41 Aston Clinton
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Severe accident: A602 Hertfordshire both ways

BBC News Travel

A602 Hertfordshire both ways severe accident, between A1155 Fairlands Way and B197 London Road.

A602 Hertfordshire - A602 Lytton Way in Stevenage closed in both directions between Tesco Roundabout and Police Station Roundabout, because of an accident.

To report traffic and travel incidents dial 0330 123 0184 at any time

Whitelands Road, High Wycombe

The 25-year-old had tried to stop her car from rolling into a road with her daughter inside.

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Tom Harrison in trek for The Gorilla Organisation
Tom Harrison says he "stinks" as he tries to conquer the 400-odd miles.
Police dogs at London Luton Airport have their own ID cards which offer security advice
The dogs are very popular with passengers, say police, and are helping deliver security messages.