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Tributes pour in after tragic death of 15-year-old from Thrapston during football match

Tributes have been paid to a 15-year-old football player who passed away in a match on Friday night.

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Hummus shortage

Hummus be joking! UK in meltdown over dip shortage

Fans of the popular dip hummus have been hit by the news supplies are at critical levels.

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Men who tell sexist or homophobic jokes suffer from low self esteem

Men who tell sexist or homophobic jokes suffer from low self esteem

Men who make sexist and homophobic jokes suffer low self-esteem and are trying to boost their manliness, a study has found.

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Warning over contaminated food link to C. diff superbug

Warning over contaminated food link to C. diff superbug

The notorious hospital super bug C. diff could be spread through contaminated food, a new study warned.

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Cows and calves. Picture copyright Heather Jan Brunt

FARMING MATTERS: Award time of the year

There are annual awards in many industries and agriculture is no exception.

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The Sixfields missings millions investigation was launched in 2015, though, so far, no one has been charged with any offence.

More than 220 interviews taken and 'thousands' of transactions analysed in missing Sixfields millions probe

Detectives investigating the missing £10.25 million loan to Northampton Town Football Club have now taken more than 220 statements as part of the major investigation.

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Heavy traffic has led to the rise in nitrogen dioxide around St James road.

Northampton road singled out for exposing nearby nurseries to 'dangerous' emissions

Children along a congested Northampton road are being exposed to 'illegal and damaging' levels of air pollution, a report claims.

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The attack took place in April last year in an alleyway on Bridge street.

Men jailed for sex attack on teenage girl in Northampton town centre

Two men have been convicted for a combined total of 42 years for the 'vile, wicked and violent' rape of a 17-year-old-girl in Northampton town centre.
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Travis Perkins.

Builders' merchant puts Northampton students behind the wheel of a truck to teach them about drink-driving dangers

A builders' merchant is to let students get behind the wheel of a heavy goods vehicle to educate them about road safety.
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The damaged car.

Police car deliberately damaged in Wellingborough

A police response car was deliberately damaged in Wellingborough as officers searched for a missing person.

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The current make-up of councils in Northamptonshire.

COUNTY COUNCIL ELECTIONS 2017: Four of the main parties want to take control of the county council...then abolish it.

Local government as we know it is almost certain to change drastically in the next few years. We look at the alternative proposals in our latest Northamptonshire County Council election report.

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The recovered memorabilia.

First World War memorabilia handed in to Kettering police

Police are hoping to trace the owners of First World War memorabilia which was found when a safe was handed in to officers in Kettering.

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The queues on the M1 earlier today. (Credit Highways England)

Lorry driver in Northamptonshire M1 crash airlifted to hospital

A driver has been seriously injured after his lorry ploughed into a ditch on the M1 in Northamptonshire.

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'Effective', 'committed', but ultimately reputationally damaged from his involvement in the Sixfields loan and - the legacy of David Mackintosh.

ANALYSIS: Northampton South MP had no choice but to step back amid claims of a 'toxic' legacy

Senior Conservatives claimed David Mackintosh had become so "un-electable" as a candidate - his association had to take the soon-to-be-departing MP off Tory campaign flyers.

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This male was accompanied the other two.

CCTV footage released of Northampton garden centre duvet set thieves

A woman distracted staff at a garden centre while her two male accomplices stole bedding sets.
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Large amounts of jewellery were stolen from a Wootton home during a burglary.

Large amounts of jewellery stolen from Northampton home during burglary

A large quantity of jewellery was stolen during a burglary at an address in Northampton.

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St Katherine's Court

Man punched and robbed of money by biker who brandished a blade in Northampton

A man was punched, robbed of his wallet, phone and iPad early today (Friday) and held at knifepoint while walking through gardens in Northampton.
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Upton Country Park. Credit: Google Maps

'Homophobic incident' reported at country park, Northamptonshire Police says

A man - who was with his family - made homophobic comments to a passer-by after the victim's dog approached him.
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