Man held over immigrants in lorry

Andover Advertiser: The immigrants were found near Dover

2:06pm Friday 19th September 2014

A man has been arrested after 24 suspected African illegal immigrants were found in the back of a lorry near one of Britain's main gateways.

iPhone fans snap up new handsets

Andover Advertiser: Sam Sheikh (left) and Jameel Ahmed are the first customers to purchase the new iphone at the Apple Store in Covent Garden, London, as the iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus handsets go on sale

8:08am Friday 19th September 2014

One of the first people to get his hands on the new iPhone this morning felt "on top of the world" and said he wanted to celebrate by taking a selfie.

Children's services boss resigns

Andover Advertiser: Joyce Thacker has left her role at Rotherham council

5:43pm Friday 19th September 2014

Rotherham's director of children's services has resigned in the wake of the report which detailed how at least 1,400 children had been subjected to sexual abuse in the town.

900 Phones 4u jobs saved in deal

Andover Advertiser: A deal has been reached which will save nearly 900 jobs at Phones 4u

5:43pm Friday 19th September 2014

Nearly 900 jobs at collapsed retail chain Phones 4u were saved tonight after network operator Vodafone struck a deal to buy 140 stores.

Misconduct probe into Savile police

Andover Advertiser: A number of police forces are subject to IPCC investigations over the Jimmy Savile scandal

1:07pm Friday 19th September 2014

Five serving detectives have been served with misconduct notices and two former officers are being investigated over how they handled allegations relating to Jimmy Savile, the Independent Police Complaints Commission (IPCC) said.

NHS foundation trusts post deficit

Andover Advertiser: Foundation trusts make up two thirds of all NHS trusts in England

11:28am Friday 19th September 2014

NHS foundation trusts are under "unprecedented pressure", a health regulator has warned after a new report showed that the supposedly best hospital trusts in the country posted a deficit for the first time.

China fines GSK £297m for bribery

Andover Advertiser: Glaxo says it has accepted a fine by Chinese courts and added that it has taken steps to change working practices

10:33am Friday 19th September 2014

GlaxoSmithKline (GSK) has been fined £297 million and its former country manager handed a suspended prison sentence in China for bribery.

Thai murders probe 'difficult'

Andover Advertiser: Hannah Witheridge was found murdered on the Thai island of Koh Tao

9:39am Friday 19th September 2014

Police in Thailand have admitted the investigation into the brutal murders of two British tourists is proving "quite difficult" as they revealed they do not know how many people were involved in the killings.

Salmond quits after poll defeat

Andover Advertiser: Alex Salmond announces his resignation at Bute House, Edinburgh (Scottish Government/PA)

1:16am Friday 19th September 2014

Alex Salmond has dramatically fallen on his sword after Scotland voted decisively to reject his dream of independence and to remain part of the United Kingdom

Second home searched in Alice hunt

Andover Advertiser: Detectives investigating the disappearance of Alice Gross (pictured) are treating 41-year-old Arnis Zalkalns as a suspect in her disappearance.

1:16am Friday 19th September 2014

Police are searching a second property in connection with the disappearance of schoolgirl Alice Gross.






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