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28th Apr 2017
12:18pm

Narbeh_M published 'Stealthing' is a dangerous sexual trend you should know about

A disturbing new sexual trend is on the rise and could be a form of assault, according to a Yale Law School scholar.Alexandra Brodsky, of Yale Law School, is hoping to shed light on the issue and get more people talking about it.'Stealthing' involves a man removing his condom during sexual intercourse without his partner being aware he is doing so.READ MORE: One diet coke or pepsi max a day could triple chance of dementia or stroke, according to new studyBrodsky wrote about the alarming trend in...

'Stealthing' is a dangerous sexual trend you should know about

28th Apr 2017
12:04pm

Hertfordshire Mercury published Jet2 to increase Stansted Airport routes next year

A flight operator that has been flying from Stansted Airport for less than a month has added a slate of new services next year.Jet2 has announced that it will add five new destinations, more seats and two additional aircraft to its Stansted operations next summer.Passengers will be able to travel to Halkidiki in Greece, Bodrum in Turkey, Costa de Almeria in Spain, the island of Kefalonia near Greece, and Verona in Italy in 2018.Jet2 will also add more flights to the Canary Islands, Alicante, the...

Jet2 to increase Stansted Airport routes next year

28th Apr 2017
12:00pm

Hertfordshire Mercury published Watford keeper Heurelho Gomes: 'It's important to close the gap...

Watford goalkeeper Heurelho Gomes visited a local primary school yesterday to help launch a new Premier League initiative.Premier League Primary Stars is the new national curriculum-linked programme run by the league, aimed at using the appeal of professional football clubs to inspire youngsters.Gomes visited St Anthony's RC Primary and Nursery School to hand out new kits and join in with some of the children's activities. The Brazilian clearly enjoyed his time with the local youngsters and said...

Watford keeper Heurelho Gomes: 'It's important to close the gap...

28th Apr 2017
11:55am

Hertfordshire Mercury published New speeding sentence guidelines aim to tackle most serious...

More harsh penalties for anyone caught speeding came into effect this week.The new guidelines will be used to sentence drivers at all magistrates' courts in England and Wales.But concern has been raised that there are not enough dedicated road traffic police officers to ensure speeding drivers are brought to justice.The penalty for the most serious offences has been increased by the Sentencing Council in a move aimed at making the level of fine match the level of the offence.As a result, fines...

New speeding sentence guidelines aim to tackle most serious...

28th Apr 2017
11:40am

Hertfordshire Mercury published Bishop's Stortford town trails launched - put your knowledge to...

Bishop's Stortford can be seen in a new light thanks to a new initiative. Three new "town trails" are being launched, telling the story of Stortford's past by guiding visitors and residents alike around key locations in the town centre. They range from a castle and brewery to a cinema and jail, via numerous churches and inns. Some have stood the test of time, others are long gone, and some were saved by the town's residents. The trail booklets also mention those who have...

Bishop's Stortford town trails launched - put your knowledge to...

28th Apr 2017
11:24am

Huw Wales published Brave Cheshunt policemen commended after being stabbed by teen

A pair of police officers who were stabbed during an incident in Cheshunt last year have been recognised for their bravery.Police sergeant Don Ayriss and detective constable Daniel Bardwall were given the Chief Constable's Commendation at an award ceremony on April 18.They were both stabbed while confronting a teenager, Dean Murphy, on September 16, 2016, on Cheshunt High Street.While undercover conducting CCTV investigations for an unrelated investigation, the officers noticed a man who they...

Brave Cheshunt policemen commended after being stabbed by teen

28th Apr 2017
11:05am

Matthew_MH published Motorcyclist in Hatfield Heath mounts pavement in order to avoid...

A dashboard camera captured the moment a motorcyclist drove on the pavement in order to overtake traffic in Hatfield Heath. The footage shows the biker firstly flying down the wrong side of the A1060 Chelmsford Road on Monday (April 24). The motorcyclist then mounted the pavement and almost lost control of the bike, speeding away past road works. The driver of the car, whose dashboard camera recorded the incident, said: "I remember thinking just how stupid it was. READ MORE: Northaw Ferrari...

Motorcyclist in Hatfield Heath mounts pavement in order to avoid...

28th Apr 2017
11:00am

Hertfordshire Mercury published Fan's View: Hull showed greater battling qualities but Watford's...

Watford fan Matt Chamberlain looks back on the disappointing defeat at Hull CityFootball is full of random soundbites, 'Stonewall penalty' is a personal favourite of mine, I can't even work out by logic where the link is but we always hear it from fans, pundits and players alike. 'On the beach' is another well traipsed out soundbite, usually heard around mid-April onwards for quite a few clubs (most associated with Tony Pulis' teams) but it's a throwaway comment to paper cracks. For those who do...

Fan's View: Hull showed greater battling qualities but Watford's...

28th Apr 2017
10:39am

Huw Wales published Cheshunt man Damien McLaughlin murder investigation leads to two...

Two more people have been charged in connection with the murder of a Cheshunt man last weekend.Damien McLaughin, 42, was killed after being stabbed on Saturday (April 22) on Exeter Road in Enfield.READ MORE: Cheshunt man Damien McLaughlin murdered in Enfield streetAndre Joseph, 24, of no fixed abode was charged yesterday (April 27) with the murder of Damien McLaughin and with possession of an offensive weapon.Catherine Sherlock, 27, of Exeter Road, Enfield, was also charged yesterday with...

Cheshunt man Damien McLaughlin murder investigation leads to two...

28th Apr 2017
10:12am

Narbeh_M commented Hertford London Road crash witness describes car 'spinning around...

A witness to a crash that caused the closure of London Road in Hertford has described a car "spinning around six times".Rory Scapens, 22, was driving with his friend when he saw the collision on Wednesday (April 26) in his rear view mirror and was the first on the scene to help the drivers.He described a grey Volswagen Polo colliding with a red Vauxhall Agila, which spun "around six times" at around 9.10pm. READ MORE: Hertford London Road closed after road traffic...

Hertford London Road crash witness describes car 'spinning around...

28th Apr 2017
10:03am

Hertfordshire Mercury published Watford must not rely on set-pieces despite Liverpool's obvious...

Watford must not rely on corners and set-pieces to score against Liverpool, according to Walter Mazzarri.The Reds' woes against the set-piece were again evident against Crystal Palace, as Christian Benteke's second strike came from a corner, and since Jurgen Klopp took over only Swansea and Watford have conceded more goals from them.However, Mazzarri has said the Hornets need to focus on all aspects of their game and not just Liverpool's Achilles' heel."Every time we go forward, we try to...

Watford must not rely on set-pieces despite Liverpool's obvious...

28th Apr 2017
9:05am

Matthew_MH published Hitchin pub The Radcliffe's owners submit plans to turn it into...

The owners of a historic Hitchin pub have submitted a planning application to transform it into a block of flats and two houses - despite the community being offered the chance to buy it.Under the plans submitted to North Hertfordshire District Council (NHDC) on April 5, the side and rear extensions of The Radcliffe, on Walsworth Road, would be demolished. A two storey extension would then be built and the pub converted into four two bedroom flats. The outbuildings would also be demolished and...

Hitchin pub The Radcliffe's owners submit plans to turn it into...

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