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Summary

  1. Updates on Monday, 14 December 2015
  2. More news, sport, travel and weather updates from 08:00 on Tuesday

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  1. Our live coverage across the day

    Mark Williamson

    BBC Local Live

    That's all from the Cambridgeshire Live team for Monday. We'll be back tomorrow at 08:00 with the latest news, sport, travel and weather in the county.  

    You can send us your stories and pictures at any time via emailFacebook or Twitter.

  2. Weather: Patchy rain slowly clearing northwards

    Dan Holley

    BBC Look East weather

    A weakening band of showery rain will move eastwards across the county during the evening, minimum temperature: 7C (45F). 

    Weather chart

    For a more detailed forecast for where you live, head to BBC Weather.  

  3. Bus station ball bearing attack could have had 'devastating consequences'

    Mousumi Bakshi

    BBC Radio Cambridgeshire

    A ball bearing attack which shattered glass shelters at Drummer Street bus station could have had "devastating consequences", Cambridgeshire Police say.

    Drummer Street bus station

    PC Dan Thomas said: "A number of people were in the bus shelter, but thankfully no one was hurt."

    Officers were called at just after 18:00 on Tuesday evening following reports of loud bangs and panes of glass being shattered.

  4. Headlines: Bus station ball bearing attack could have 'serious consequences'... Paris climate agreement doesn't go far enough says Cambridge expert

    Katy Prickett

    BBC News

    If you're just joining us, here are the top stories in Cambridgeshire this evening:

    • The shattering of glass shelters at the bus station in Cambridge with ball bearings could have had "serious consequences," police say
    • Police seek 'small red hatchback' after Cambridge hit and run
    • The Paris climate agreement doesn't go far enough according to Cambridge expert in global sustainability
  5. Paris agreement doesn't go far enough, Cambridge expert says

    Mark Williamson

    BBC Local Live

    The climate deal reached in Paris does not go far enough, according to a Cambridge expert in global sustainability.  

    Whittlesey turbines

    The Paris pact aims to curb global warming to less than 2C (3.6F) by the end of the century.

    But Dr Aled Jones, from the Global Sustainability Institute at Anglia Ruskin University, says not enough of the measures agreed are legally binding.

  6. Rocket prepared to take British astronaut into space

    Mark Williamson

    BBC Local Live

    Preparations are under way to send British astronaut Tim Peake into space, where he will conduct experiments using computers designed in Cambridge.

    Video content

    Video caption: Peake's Soyuz craft moved to launch site

     A Russian rocket will blast off from Kazakhstan to the International Space Station, where he will spend the next six months.

    Once there he will be using specially adapted Raspberry Pi computers to conduct a series of experiments devised by British school children 

  7. Behind the scenes at the filming of carols from King's

    Mark Williamson

    BBC Local Live

    Choristers have taken a break from singing to see inside the mobile television gallery where the filming of the annual carol service from King's College Chapel is coordinated.

    Filming King's College Chapel

    The Festival of Nine Lessons and Carols, held in the candlelit Chapel of King's College, Cambridge, has been broadcast by the BBC since 1928 - although the technology has changed a lot since then. 

  8. Headlines: Police seek 'small red hatchback' after Cambridge hit and run... Masked robbers raid Wansford service station

    Katy Prickett

    BBC News

    Here are the headlines in Cambridgeshire this afternoon:

    • Police are seeking a "small red hatchback" in connection with a hit and run accident in Cherry Hinton
    • Three masked men stole a cash machine from a service station at Wansford, near Peterborough, early this morning 
    • A Cambridge councillor involved in the Paris climate talks says the agreement is a 'significant step'.
  9. Exhibition tells the story of children's literature from medieval times to 1960’s

    Mousumi Bakshi

    BBC Radio Cambridgeshire

    A festive exhibition telling the story of children's literature from medieval times to the 1960’s has opened at St John's College in Cambridge.

    Illustration from children's book

    The exhibition features children’s books, from medieval programmes of Latin and religious instruction to colourful Ladybird books that taught post-war children to read.

  10. Paris agreement a 'significant step' says councillor who took part in climate summit

    Mark Williamson

    BBC Local Live

    The climate deal reached in Paris is "a significant step forward but not close to the finish line", a Cambridge councillor who took part in the talks says.

    Whittlesey turbines

    Liberal Democrat councillor Sian Reid represented the Council for European Municipalities and Regions  in discussions at the climate summit.

    The Paris pact aims to curb global warming to less than 2C (3.6F) by the end of the century.

  11. Police seek 'small red hatchback' after Cambridge hit and run

    Katy Prickett

    BBC News

    Detectives investigating ahit and run accident in Cherry Hintonon Saturday believe the car involved was a "small red hatchback".

    A woman in her 40s remains in Addenbrooke's Hospital after being left with critical injuries at 15:00 on Saturday.

    Police say her condition is improving.

  12. Watch: Geminid meteor shower peaks tonight

    BBC Weather

    The annual Geminid meteor shower will peak in the skies over Cambridgeshire tonight - although cloudy conditions won't help the chances of seeing them. 

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    Video caption: Geminid meteor shower to light up the sky

    BBC Weather's Alex Deakin has the ultimate guide to spotting the Geminids.

  13. Norovirus warning issued by Hinchingbrooke Hospital

    Katy Prickett

    BBC News

    Staff at Hinchingbrooke Hospital, in Huntingdon, are asking people not to visit if they have had any symptoms of the so-called winter vomiting bug.

    Hinchingbooke Hospital

    A spokesperson for the hospital says: "We are currently experiencing suspected cases of norovirus within the community".  

  14. Counting the cost of Christmas

    UK consumers are buying more than ever online, choosing to shop via the internet and eschewing the seasonal High Street struggle.

    So are we still Christmas big spenders, or are we becoming a nation intent on living within our means? BBC News crunched some numbers.

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    Video caption: The cost of top-selling Christmas toys revealed
  15. Bus station 'left unstable' after ball bearings attack

    Mark Williamson

    BBC Local Live

    An appeal has been launched for information after glass at Drummer Street Bus Station was "left unstable," after being hit by ball bearings, police said. 

    Drummer Street bus station

    Officers were called at 18:00 on Tuesday, following reports of "loud bangs," and panes of glass being shattered. 

    PC Dan Thomas says: "This is a very serious offence which could have had devastating consequences".

  16. Woman no longer 'critical' after hit and run

    A woman injured in a hit and run accident in Cherry Hinton is showing signs of improvement and is no longer 'critical,' police say.

    Cherry Hinton

    The woman in her 40s was found at about 15:00 on Saturday near St Andrew's Church.   

    Police say the driver failed to stop and are appealing for anyone who saw the crash to get in touch.  

  17. Weather: Dry and mostly cloudy but brighter spells later

    BBC Weather

    It will stay dry and mostly cloudy for the rest of the day, with some short lived cloud breaks bringing the odd brighter spells.

    Trees beside field

    Maximum temperature: 9C (48F).

    For a more detailed forecast for where you live, head to BBC Weather.