Twitter to add tweets to timelines

Bucks Free Press: Twitter will now add selected tweets to users' timelines

2:19pm Wednesday 20th August 2014

Tweets from accounts that you do not follow will now appear in your Twitter timeline, the social network has confirmed.

Falklands ship begins final journey

Bucks Free Press: HMS Plymouth is towed away from Liverpool to be scrapped

1:57pm Wednesday 20th August 2014

Doomed warship HMS Plymouth leaves home on its final journey today to be scrapped in a foreign port.

Stars chilling out for charity

Bucks Free Press: This Morning presenter Ruth Langsford is doused with ice and water

11:57am Wednesday 20th August 2014

David Beckham did it topless. Lady Gaga performed it in her signature quirky style. Bill Gates did it in slow motion. And Vin Diesel put the challenge to Vladimir Putin.

Drunk man cannot recall plane stunt

Bucks Free Press: Lee Jezard leaving Birmingham Magistrates Court where he pleaded guilty to getting aboard a Lufthansa plane and evading security measures at Birmingham Airport

11:57am Wednesday 20th August 2014

A 22-year-old man who breached layers of airport security before boarding an empty plane was too drunk to recall how he did it.

Four arrests in letter bombs probe

Bucks Free Press: The Armed Forces careers office in Canterbury, Kent, where suspected explosive devices were found

12:15pm Wednesday 20th August 2014

Four people have been arrested on suspicion of involvement in a spate of attempted dissident republican letter bomb attacks in Northern Ireland and England, including on a number of Armed Forces recruitment offices.

Lib Dems criticised over Rennard

Bucks Free Press: Lord Rennard stressed that none of the claims against him had been proved

10:55am Wednesday 20th August 2014

The Liberal Democrats have been accused of failing to stick up for women after Lord Rennard had his suspension from the party lifted.

I won't be silenced, says Galloway

Bucks Free Press: George Galloway said Israelis are not welcome in Bradford, the city where he is an MP

9:51am Wednesday 20th August 2014

Respect MP George Galloway has vowed not be silenced after he was interviewed under caution by police investigating his declaration that Bradford was "an Israel-free zone".

Focus on trafficking amid probes

Bucks Free Press: Police officers stand by the main entrance to Tilbury Docks in Essex, where a group of immigrants was found in a shipping container

7:37am Wednesday 20th August 2014

Almost 50 victims of human trafficking are discovered in the UK each week, Government figures have shown as police continue to investigate two separate cases of people smuggling.

Bank split over interest rate rise

Bucks Free Press: Two members of the Bank of England's committee voted for a 0.25% rise

10:01am Wednesday 20th August 2014

Two members of the Bank of England's monetary policy committee (MPC) have voted for a 0.25% hike in interest rates in the first split vote on rates since July 2011, it was disclosed today.

Stars urge more TV ethnic diversity

Bucks Free Press: Idris Elba is among the stars who signed the letter calling for more funds to back ethnic minority programming

10:54am Wednesday 20th August 2014

Stars including Idris Elba and Lenny Henry have told TV bosses they are "dismayed" at the poor numbers of people from ethnic minority backgrounds working in the industry and demanded money be set aside to improve the situation.

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