Second time around for Corby's new Mayor

Cllr Mohammed Rahman has been installed as the new Mayor of Corby at the Borough Council’s Annual Council meeting held on Thursday evening ( May 24 ).  Cllr Rahman took the...

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Corby's Race for Life is success

Around 1200 people took part in Sunday's ( May 20 ) Race for Life event in Corby. It was the first time the fun runs had taken place in the town...

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NCC commissioners go in

Two government-appointed commissioners have begun work at Northamptonshire County Council. Tony McArdle and Brian Roberts are set to be in place at the county authority until 2021. They will oversee NCC's financial...

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Boy, 11, arrested after alleged rape of seven-year-old

An 11-year-old boy has been arrested over the alleged rape of a seven-year-old.

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It's Love, Actually as Hugh Grant 'ties the knot' to…

Actor Hugh Grant has reportedly married Swedish television producer Anna Eberstein at a low-key civil ceremony in London.

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'Shellshocked': Slough couple net £21m lottery win

A couple from Slough have become multi-millionaires after scooping a £21m jackpot in the May 12 Lotto rollover draw.

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Sesame Street sues 'explicit and profane' puppet movie The Happytime…

The maker of Sesame Street has taken legal action over a film it says abuses its puppets' reputations, calling it "explicit, profane and misogynistic".

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Morgan Freeman 'devastated' his career 'at risk of being undermined…

Video Morgan Freeman has denied he created unsafe working environments and sexually harassed women but admitted he did not always come "across the way" he intended.

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Tate's first female director wants to make art 'for all'

As the first female head of the Tate museums, Maria Balshaw CBE has said we are "in a positive and generative moment" for women in the arts.

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