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Policeman arrested over wife murder

BBC Northamptonshire - 1 hour 46 min ago
A serving police officer is arrested on suspicion of murdering his wife at their Northampton home.
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Witnesses found in Smith arrest probe

BBC Northamptonshire - Thu, 03/26/2015 - 20:01
Five people come forward to help an investigation into claims Cyril Smith was released from police custody despite images of child abuse being found in his car boot.
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Top officers in police watchdog probe

BBC Northamptonshire - Thu, 03/26/2015 - 15:57
The Independent Police Complaints Commission (IPCC) is to investigate two senior police officers over "potential gross misconduct".
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Northampton v Wasps (Fri)

BBC Northamptonshire - Thu, 03/26/2015 - 14:57
Team news as Northampton host Wasps in Friday's Premiership fixture at Franklin's Gardens (19:45 GMT).
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Stadium work resumes after 'dispute'

BBC Northamptonshire - Wed, 03/25/2015 - 20:32
Work to redevelop a stand at Northampton Town's ground is to resume following a "contractual dispute", the club says.
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Firms fined over worker's amputation

BBC Northamptonshire - Wed, 03/25/2015 - 14:12
Three firms are fined after a Northamptonshire road worker's arm had to be amputated when it became stuck in a chip spreading machine.
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No shame over suicide bid - Carlisle

BBC Northamptonshire - Wed, 03/25/2015 - 11:25
Former Northampton Town defender Clarke Carlisle says he feels "no shame" about his recent suicide attempt.
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'No convincing case' for £50bn HS2

BBC Northamptonshire - Wed, 03/25/2015 - 08:10
The UK government has not shown why it needs to spend £50bn building the HS2 rail link between London and the North, says a House of Lords committee.
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Churchyard killer's sentence reduced

BBC Northamptonshire - Wed, 03/25/2015 - 00:56
A man who was jailed for life after for kicking a snooker club worker to death in a Northampton churchyard robbery has his sentence reduced.
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Candidate quits over UKIP MEP remark

BBC Northamptonshire - Tue, 03/24/2015 - 19:50
A UKIP election candidate for South Northamptonshire quits the party over over Scottish MEP's 'Abu Hamza' remark.
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Why do people blow the whistle?

BBC Northamptonshire - Tue, 03/24/2015 - 03:35
The experience of a Northamptonshire worker
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Deadly dog disease cause 'unclear'

BBC Northamptonshire - Mon, 03/23/2015 - 23:45
Researchers for the British Medical Journal say further investigation is necessary to identify the origin of Alabama rot, which is believed to have killed dogs in Northamptonshire.
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Carlisle admits drink-driving charge

BBC Northamptonshire - Mon, 03/23/2015 - 13:21
Former Northampton Town footballer Clarke Carlisle pleads guilty at London's Highbury Corner Magistrates' Court to drink driving.
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Hospital staff 'act above pay grade'

BBC Northamptonshire - Mon, 03/23/2015 - 06:58
A BBC investigation finds hospital healthcare assistants are working without proper training or supervision, putting patients at risk.
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Bury 2-1 Northampton Town

BBC Northamptonshire - Sat, 03/21/2015 - 18:17
Adam El-Abd's last-minute winner helps 10-man Bury claim a crucial victory over Northampton.
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Fire attendance times to be reviewed

BBC Northamptonshire - Sat, 03/21/2015 - 15:34
More time could be allowed for Northamptonshire fire engines to reach incidents to cut costs, it emerges.
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Man arrested over fatal M-way crash

BBC Northamptonshire - Sat, 03/21/2015 - 12:41
A van driver is arrested on suspicion of causing death by dangerous driving after a fatal crash on the M11 in Essex.
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Drug dealer told to repay £325,000

BBC Northamptonshire - Sat, 03/21/2015 - 00:22
A drug dealer jailed and told to pay back almost £325,000 of the profits from his crimes loses a legal challenge against the order.
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Saints stand-in given drugs ban

BBC Northamptonshire - Fri, 03/20/2015 - 15:48
A former Northampton Saints video analyst is banned from all sport for two years after testing positive for cocaine.
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Richard III buried with village soil

BBC Northamptonshire - Fri, 03/20/2015 - 13:10
Birthplace soil will be placed in vault
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