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  1. Weather: Snow expected

    There's a warning that snow could fall in the Eastern region this weekend.

    In Northamptonshire, it's expected tonight.

    The Met Office says snow may fall in Norfolk and Northants on Saturday, as "one or two snow showers are possible in the west."

    On Sunday snow is predicted for the rest of the East.

  2. Fenland woman dies after being struck by lightning

    Peterborough Telegraph

    A Fenland woman has died after being struck by lightning while playing golf with her husband on a romantic holiday in Turkey.

  3. Cambridge Folk Festival 2018 headliners announced

    Nic Rigby

    BBC News

    American singer, visual artist and "punk poet laureate" Patti Smith (pictured) and country/folk singer-songwriter John Prine are headlining the Cambridge Folk Festival, it has been announced.

    Patti Smith

    The event at Cherry Hinton Hall, which attracts thousands of music fans from around the country, is taking place between 2 August and 5 August 2018.

    Other artistes announced include Janis Ian, who topped the US charts in the 1970s with her song At Seventeen, country singer Rosanne Cash, English folk music royalty Eliza Carthy and the Wayward Band (pictured) and blues legend Eric Bibb.

    Eliza Carthy and the Wayward Band
    John Prine
  4. No injuries reported in A14 crash

    Police say no-one was injured in an accident earlier on the A14 near Bar Hill between a lorry and a van.

    However, motorists are still being warned of long delays on the eastbound carriageway.

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  5. Crash causing long delays

    Motorists are facing delays of about more than an hour on the A14 after a crash near Bar Hill.

    Police said the accident happened at about 13:15 on the eastbound carriageway.

    There are no further details at this time.

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  6. Security guards to patrol Peterborough taxi ranks

    Security marshals will be guarding taxi ranks in parts of Peterborough in the run-up to Christmas in a bid to stem anti-social behaviour.

    Two Security Industry Authority (SIA)-registered marshals will patrol the Broadway and Northminster ranks each weekend between now and New Year's Eve.

    They will carry body-worn cameras and radios which will give them access to CCTV and the police.

    Taxi rank in Broadway, Peterborough

    The scheme's been developed by the Safer Peterborough Partnership, Cambridgeshire Police and the city council, and aims to prevent alcohol-fuelled anti-social behaviour and ensure passengers can get taxis quickly and safely.

  7. Video content

    Video caption: Homeless family of four living in one room

    Sarah, 12, on life since she and her family became homeless in Peterborough.

  8. Envelope update

    Severe accident: A10 Cambridgeshire eastbound

    BBC News Travel

    A10 Cambridgeshire eastbound severe accident, between Broad Baulk and Red Fen Road.

    A10 Cambridgeshire - A10 Ely Road in Stretham blocked and queuing traffic eastbound between the Broad Baulk junction and the Red Fen Road junction, because of a multi-vehicle accident and fallen power cables.

    To report traffic and travel incidents dial 0330 123 0184 at any time

  9. Passengers leave stricken train at Helpston

    Here are the latest images of relieved passengers finally leaving a train that was stuck near Peterborough after hitting an object on the track at about 10:30.

    Train passengers

    The Hull Trains service from London King's Cross came to a halt at Helpston after sustaining what the company described as "catastrophic engine failure".

    Engineers checking train at Helpston

    Passengers were stuck on board for more than four hours, many complaining of no water or working toilets, while the fuel leak was cleared and a rescue train organised.

    They have now been moved from the stricken train, but passengers using services between London and the north east are still being warned about delays.

    Train at Helpston
  10. Train fuel leak was 'catastrophic failure' of engine

    The Managing Director of Hull Trains has apologised to passengers and praised staff on a train which was stranded after a fuel leak between Peterborough and Grantham.

    Will Dunnett has also now revealed that the 09:48 London to Hull train didn't strike an object on the tracks, as was originally thought, but it was in fact a "catastrophic failure of the engine".

    Earlier today, Hull Trains, Network Rail and the train's driver thought something struck the train between Peterborough and Grantham which ruptured the fuel tanks.

    Quote Message: Once our train inspectors were at work alongside Network Rail, it was actually clear it is a catastrophic failure of the engine which has caused the damage to the unit." from Will Dunnett Managing director, Hull Trains
    Will DunnettManaging director, Hull Trains
  11. Minister's stuck train affects Culture announcement

    The Minister for Arts is one of the people stuck on a train which has suffered a fuel leak between Peterborough and Grantham, it's emerged.

    John Glen has now confirmed he won't be able to announce the winner of the City of Culture 2021 title on the BBC's One Show, as was originally planned.

    The announcement will now be made by Phil Redmond, who is Chair of the UK City of Culture panel:

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  12. Cambridge News printed 11,000 copies with headline gaffe

    A newspaper published 11,000 copies of an edition which included instructions to writers on the front page instead of a headline, it has revealed.

    The Cambridge News left "100PT SPLASH HEADING HERE" in place of the intended headline about a "sex lair" school on most of Wednesday's papers.

    Front cover of paper

    The Cambridge News apologised yesterday for a "technical error", but the paper's owner Trinity Mirror has since refused to say what the error was or how it went unnoticed.

    A spokesman said 11,000 copies had the erroneous headline, but 3,000 of the Cambourne edition ran the correct headline.

    He said: "The company will be saying nothing further on this matter other than to reiterate the apology issued by the Cambridge News yesterday."

  13. Rail disruption expected until early evening

    Rail passengers using services between London and the north east are being told they could face disruption to their journeys until this evening.

    Some lines have reopened after a train hit an obstruction on the track near Peterborough this morning and sprung a fuel leak - however, National Rail says the knock-on effect of that could last several more hours.

    A number of trains have been cancelled and others are running up to an hour late.

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    Services affected are:

    • East Midlands Trains between Liverpool Lime Street and Norwich
    • Grand Central between London Kings Cross and Bradford Interchange / Sunderland
    • Hull Trains between London Kings Cross and Hull
    • Virgin Trains East Coast between London Kings Cross and Leeds / York / Newcastle / Glasgow Central / Edinburgh