Yellow Warning of Fog for East of England

Yellow Warning of Fog for East of England : Bedford, Cambridgeshire, Central Bedfordshire, Essex, Hertfordshire, Luton, Norfolk, Peterborough & Suffolk valid from 0335 Sat 03 Oct to 1100 Sat 03 Oct
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BREAKING: Motorcyclist seriously injured in collision on A1101 at Barton Mills

Newmarket Journal - Fri, 02/10/2015 - 14:17

Police are currently at the scene of a serious road traffic collision near Barton Mills, on the A1101.

Categories: Local Press

Is it you? UK Winner claims £35m Euromillions jackpot

Newmarket Journal - Fri, 02/10/2015 - 13:02

A UK winner has claimed a £35 million EuroMillions win and is considering whether to go public about the life-changing jackpot, operator Camelot has said.

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Little Thetford community groups come together in aid of Macmillan

Ely Standard - Fri, 02/10/2015 - 12:24

Little Thetford Acorns Preschool and Children’s Club, Little Thetford Primary School and the Social Club all came together to organise a coffee morning to raise money for Macmillan Cancer Support.

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Vets lungworm warning to dog owners as cooler weather sees risk rise

Newmarket Journal - Fri, 02/10/2015 - 12:04

Vets are warning dog owners to be on their guard over an increased threat of lungworm.

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Rugby world cup fever at Littleport Primary School as pupils try the sport and learn about different cultures

Ely Standard - Fri, 02/10/2015 - 11:38

Littleport Community Primary School has gone all out for the Rugby World Cup.

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Marion and Adam do the honours to officially open Littleport pharmacy

Ely Standard - Fri, 02/10/2015 - 10:46

Long-standing customer Marion Arnold did the honours and cut the ribbon to open the newly refurbished LloydsPharmacy in Littleport.

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Car catches fire in Witchford

Ely Standard - Fri, 02/10/2015 - 09:23

A mechanical fault caused a car to catch fire in Witchford yesterday.

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VIDEO: 5p carrier bag charge law comes into force on Monday: are you happy to pay?

Newmarket Journal - Fri, 02/10/2015 - 07:45

A 5p charge for single-use plastic bags takes effect in England from Monday (5 October) in an effort to spare the environment from the billions handed out by UK supermarkets every year.

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VIDEO: Over 4 in 10 pet owners have ‘pulled a sickie’ from work – because of their Pet

Newmarket Journal - Fri, 02/10/2015 - 07:00

A study of 2,000 pet owners shows they take an average of five days out of the office in a year due to a problem with their pet, but 26 per cent didn’t feel they could be honest with their employer for the real reason for needing time off.

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EU antitrust chief says Apple, Google cases show no U.S. bias

Reuters UK Business News - Thu, 01/10/2015 - 23:16
BRUSSELS (Reuters) - Europe's antitrust chief dismissed on Friday accusations of anti-U.S. bias over her decision to go after Google for abusing its Internet search dominance and Apple over an Irish tax deal, saying such talk was a fallacy.

VW says emission scandal investigations to take months

Reuters UK Business News - Thu, 01/10/2015 - 23:10
BERLIN (Reuters) - Volkswagen said on Thursday it would take longer than expected to investigate its rigging of vehicle emissions tests, raising the prospect of months of uncertainty for customers, shareholders and staff.

Machinery makers smell opportunity as China's farms think big

Reuters UK Business News - Thu, 01/10/2015 - 22:12
BEIJING (Reuters) - The world's largest makers of tractors and combines are finding a rare opportunity for growth in China despite a sharp slowdown in the world's No. 2 economy, with big farm machines in demand as the rural labour force shrinks and plot sizes grow.

FCA deadlocked on bank compensation decision - sources

Reuters UK Business News - Thu, 01/10/2015 - 21:47
LONDON (Reuters) - Britain's financial regulator last week failed to reach a decision on key aspects of the compensation Britain's banks will potentially have to pay customers, meaning guidance is unlikely until late this month, industry sources said.

JPMorgan to pay most in $1.86 billion swaps price-fixing settlement - Bloomberg

Reuters UK Business News - Thu, 01/10/2015 - 21:29
(Reuters) - JPMorgan Chase & Co is set to pay almost a third of a $1.86 billion settlement to resolve claims that a dozen big banks conspired to limit competition in the credit-default swaps market, Bloomberg reported.

U.S. says it will not fight Steris loss in district court

Reuters UK Business News - Thu, 01/10/2015 - 21:17
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. antitrust enforcers will not appeal a court ruling that said U.S. medical technology provider Steris Corp could proceed with a merger with British sterilization services provider Synergy Health Plc , a Federal Trade Commission spokesman said on Thursday.

Former star trader says UK watchdog 'shamed' him in Deutsche notice

Reuters UK Business News - Thu, 01/10/2015 - 18:21
LONDON (Reuters) - Lawyers representing former Deutsche Bank star trader Christian Bittar on Thursday accused the UK watchdog of denying him his right of reply despite publicly "shaming" him with scant regard to protecting his identity when fining the German lender.

Global economy loses steam as Chinese, European factories falter

Reuters UK Business News - Thu, 01/10/2015 - 18:13
BENGALURU/LONDON (Reuters) - World economic growth lost momentum in September, with China's factory output shrinking again, euro zone manufacturing growth slowing, and U.S. activity steady.

Primrose Hill landlady joins TV presenter Jeff Brazier on fundraising mission for Grief Encounter charity

Ely Standard - Thu, 01/10/2015 - 17:48

Karen Santi knows well the grief of losing a parent, having lost both hers prematurely.

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Autonomy's Mike Lynch counter sues HP over $11 billion deal

Reuters UK Business News - Thu, 01/10/2015 - 17:34
LONDON (Reuters) - British tech entrepreneur Mike Lynch on Thursday said he would file a claim against Hewlett-Packard for $150 million (99 million pounds) in damages over allegations the U.S company made about his role in the acquisition of his software company Autonomy in 2011.