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Cambridge skeletons Black Death study

20 hours 22 sec ago
Hundreds of skeletons found under a Cambridge University college could help to map the effect of the Black Death on a medieval town's population.
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Team silver for Great Britain gymnasts

Sat, 05/28/2016 - 17:44
Great Britain, including Cambridgeshire's Louis Smith, win the team silver medal behind Russia at the European Gymnastics Championships in Switzerland.
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Riot's legacy of shame and pride

Sat, 05/28/2016 - 01:02
What does it mean to be descended from men hanged 200 years ago for rioting?
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Charlton sign Yamfam from Stevenage

Fri, 05/27/2016 - 17:16
Managerless Charlton Athletic sign winger Louis-Michel Yamfam from Stevenage for an undisclosed fee.
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Swans given 'security guards' for races

Fri, 05/27/2016 - 12:48
Swans will be given volunteer security guards to protect them during river races in Cambridge this summer.
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Southport goal Chadwick's 'best moment'

Fri, 05/27/2016 - 12:30
Luke Chadwick thinks about his first goal for Cambridge United most days, despite winning the Premier League in 2001.
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Umbrella-wielding day-glo thief thwarted

Fri, 05/27/2016 - 11:17
A "distinctively" dressed umbrella-wielding thief is thwarted when staff say there was no cash at the bookmakers' he was attempting to rob.
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Shift towards 'southern' accents

Thu, 05/26/2016 - 15:12
A language app concludes many regional accents and dialects are being replaced by "southern" pronunciations.
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Triple killer loses bid for damages

Thu, 05/26/2016 - 11:47
Triple killer Joanne Dennehy fails in a bid to get compensation for solitary confinement in jail after claiming it was a violation of her human rights.
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Sayers mulled Rio boycott over Russia

Wed, 05/25/2016 - 19:09
British javelin record holder Goldie Sayers says she has considered pulling out of Rio 2016 if Russia are allowed to compete.
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Exeter sign up James and Simpson

Wed, 05/25/2016 - 17:02
Exeter sign former Leyton Orient midfielder Lloyd James and ex-Cambridge forward Robbie Simpson on free transfers.
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Girls wrongly identified as suspects

Mon, 05/23/2016 - 17:29
Two "completely innocent" teenage girls who were wrongly identified on police social media as prime suspects in a shop theft receive an apology.
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Artists to help identify severed head

Sat, 05/21/2016 - 09:23
The National Crime Agency (NCA) recommends using forensic artists to assist in the case of a severed human head found in a Cambridgeshire quarry.
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Four jailed in migrant workers inquiry

Sat, 05/21/2016 - 02:21
Four people are jailed for charges relating to the exploitation of migrant farm workers in Cambridgeshire.
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Charges over pizza delivery man death

Fri, 05/20/2016 - 18:21
Two men are charged in connection with the killing of a pizza delivery man described by his widow as "an amazing father".
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Football League proposals 'concerning'

Fri, 05/20/2016 - 18:20
The National League is "very concerned" about the Football League's proposed shake-up, says chairman Brian Barwick.
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'Jimmy Savile' scout leader jailed

Fri, 05/20/2016 - 12:57
A former police officer branded "the Jimmy Savile of the scouting world" is jailed for a string of sex attacks on boys.
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Hospital trusts' £9m merger plan

Wed, 05/18/2016 - 21:29
Two hospital trusts are set to merge in a bid to save more than £9m.
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Human head victim 'died before 2015'

Wed, 05/18/2016 - 17:17
Tests on a severed human head found at a quarry in Cambridgeshire fail to identify the gender but reveal the victim "probably died before 2015".
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Street attack pair admit killing man

Wed, 05/18/2016 - 16:18
Two men admit killing a 39-year-old attacked in a Cambridge street on what was to to be the first day of their trial.
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