Man held after major arms find

Bucks Free Press: Some of the arms that have been seized by an anti-gang squad in one of Scotland Yard's biggest gun seizures.

12:35pm Thursday 17th April 2014

Assault rifles, sawn off shotguns, an Uzi and a Thompson machine gun have been seized by an anti-gang squad in one of Scotland Yard's biggest gun seizures.

Earthquake rattles English region

Bucks Free Press: An earthquake has rattled Rutland, scientists say

9:30am Thursday 17th April 2014

A central English region was hit by its strongest earthquake in 13 years this morning.

Beauty contest ends in a punch-up

Bucks Free Press: A brawl broke out after the winner was announced in the Miss Scarborough contest

12:35pm Thursday 17th April 2014

Police were called to the Miss Scarborough beauty contest after a fight broke out when supporters of one of the contestants claimed the competition was a fix.

Stop family breakdown, says judge

Bucks Free Press: A top judge has warned about the breakdown of family life

12:35pm Thursday 17th April 2014

A judge who was chastised after airing his views on marriage made a call for "the tide" of family breakdown to be stemmed as he retired from his job in the Family Division of the High Court.

Loach and Leigh vie for Palme d'Or

Bucks Free Press: Ken Loach is one of the 18 film-makes vying for the Palme d'Or

2:00pm Thursday 17th April 2014

Veteran directors Ken Loach and Mike Leigh will go head to head for one of cinema's most coveted prizes a t this year's Cannes Film Festival.

Judge retires in fracking demo case

Bucks Free Press: Green MP Caroline Lucas arrives at Brighton Magistrates' Court

2:00pm Thursday 17th April 2014

A district judge has retired to consider his verdicts in the trial of Green MP Caroline Lucas and four co-defendants charged after staging an anti-fracking demonstration.

Boxer fined for TV row assault

Bucks Free Press: Fred Evans, 23, from St Mellon's in Cardiff, arrives at Birmingham Crown Court with an unnamed woman

2:00pm Thursday 17th April 2014

A boxer who won a silver medal at the London Olympics has admitted assaulting a reveller at a lap-dancing club after a row over cult reality TV show The Valleys.

Pickles slams 'Town Hall Pravdas'

Bucks Free Press: Eric Pickles compared council free sheets published in some London areas to Pravda, the newspaper associated with the former Soviet Union.

2:00pm Thursday 17th April 2014

Conservative Cabinet member Eric Pickles has attacked five London councils for behaving like Russian president Vladimir Putin over their alleged attempts to drive local newspapers "out of business".

Lifespan estimates 'need updating'

Bucks Free Press: Experts will look at factors such as smoking, eating habits and socio-economic background when determining a person's approximate life expectancy

12:55am Thursday 17th April 2014

Retirees risk being misled by estimates proposed by ministers which would tell them when they are expected to die unless this information is regularly reviewed, a leading pensions expert has warned.

Banksy artwork to go on display

Bucks Free Press: David Stinchcombe, a youth centre leader, moved the Banksy artwork from a wall in Clement Street, Bristol

12:35pm Thursday 17th April 2014

A Banksy artwork removed from a wall by a youth club has been handed to a city council and will now go on public display.

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