Italy and Ibiza are travel hotspots

Maldon and Burnham Standard: Ibiza is a favourite with British holidaymakers

10:29am Monday 22nd September 2014

Italy and Ibiza were among the top holiday spots for Britons this summer but bookings to Brazil were down due to high prices sparked by the football World Cup.

Boys could be given anti-cancer jab

Maldon and Burnham Standard: Boys could be given vaccinations that are currently offered only to girls

10:29am Monday 22nd September 2014

Offering teenage boys a vaccination which is currently only given to girls to protect against some types of cancer could come a step closer today as scientific experts meet to discuss the prospect.

Breaking Bad 'inspired murder bid'

Maldon and Burnham Standard: A woman tried to kill her mother by lacing her drink with poison in a plot inspired by TV series Breaking Bad, Southwark Crown Court heard

Kuntal Patel, 37, allegedly slipped her "controlling and selfish" mother Meena the deadly poison Abrin after she "f

11:49am Monday 22nd September 2014

A lovestruck graphic designer tried to kill her magistrate mother by lacing her Diet Coke with lethal poison in a murder plot inspired by TV series Breaking Bad, a court has heard.

Police request conviction details

Maldon and Burnham Standard: Police said an international letter of request has been sent to Latvia to obtain the full file on the case of Arnis Zalkalns

8:43am Monday 22nd September 2014

Detectives searching for missing teenager Alice Gross have formally requested full details of the murder conviction against the prime suspect in her disappearance, Scotland Yard confirmed.

EE to buy 58 Phones 4u stores

Maldon and Burnham Standard: EE will  buy 58 Phones 4u stores

8:10am Monday 22nd September 2014

Network operator EE is to buy 58 Phones 4u stores in a deal saving more than 350 jobs at the collapsed mobile phone retailer.

Tesco executives suspended in probe

Maldon and Burnham Standard: Supermarket giant Tesco is investigating after a shock admission that it overstated its profits guidance

7:26am Monday 22nd September 2014

Four executives at Tesco have been suspended after the supermarket giant admitted it overstated its profits guidance to the City by £250 million.

Thai victim 'was trying to help'

Maldon and Burnham Standard: David Miller, 24, was found murdered alongside Hannah Witheridge on a beach on the Thai island of Koh Tao

6:08am Monday 22nd September 2014

The father of a British man murdered in Thailand believes his son had stepped in to help his fellow victim when they were both brutally killed on an island.

Air passengers endure more delays

Maldon and Burnham Standard: More flights were delayed this spring

10:29am Monday 22nd September 2014

Passengers endured increased delays at major UK airports in the spring.

DLT jury continues deliberations

Maldon and Burnham Standard: Dave Lee Travis denies the charges

10:20am Monday 22nd September 2014

Jurors in the trial of former Radio 1 DJ Dave Lee Travis, who is accused of indecently assaulting two women and sexually assaulting a third, have retired to deliberate their verdicts for a third day.

Panda Tian Tian no longer pregnant

Maldon and Burnham Standard: Tian Tian the panda at Edinburgh Zoo

10:20am Monday 22nd September 2014

The UK's only female giant panda is no longer pregnant, Edinburgh Zoo has announced.

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