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Russia strains 'not behind inquiry' - Newmarket Journal
The widow of murdered spy Alexander Litvinenko said she does not believe a public inquiry into his death has been sparked by international tension with Russia. Marina Litvinenko insisted that the probe would have happened anyway without pressures over Ukraine.
Jail terms for thieves who raided 56 schools - Newmarket Journal
Three men who admitted stealing £200,000 worth of computers from schools including Moulton Primary School have been jailed. Fifty six primary schools and colleges were targeted following detailed research by the gang into the location of IT departments ...
Top author makes Isaac’s day - Newmarket Journal
Best-selling children’s author Andrew Cope was at Mildenhall’s St Mary’s Academy on Thursday after being invited by Year 3 pupil Isaac Gilby, pictured. Mr Cope, who has written the Spy Dog and Spy Pups series, attended assemblies and visited classes ...
Quinlan is victorious in first in-hand event - Newmarket Journal
Megan Quinlan made it first time lucky at this year’s Newmarket Festival In-Hand Charity Horse Show on Sunday. The daughter of Newmarket trainer Noel Quinlan was all smiles after her nine-year-old gelding Benefit Evening took the thoroughbred champion ...
Summer storm threatening floods - Newmarket Journal
A powerful summer storm is threatening to bring flooding to parts of the UK this weekend. The Met Office has issued severe weather alerts for rain covering most of England and Wales on Saturday. Torrential downpours, lightning, hail and strong gusts could ...
Cavalryman digs deep to secure victory in feature contest on first day of July Festival - Newmarket Journal
Veteran stayer Cavalryman rolled back the years at Newmarket’s July Course yesterday after staying on strongest of them all in the Group Two Boylesports.com Princess of Wales’s Stakes. Benefiting from a fine front running ride by Silvestre De Sousa the ...
LEWIS BRINGS SUNSHINE TO MISERABLE SPORTING SUMMER - Newmarket Journal
Ben Edwards hailed the performance of Lewis Hamilton after salvaging the sporting summer with victory in the British Grand Prix. The BBC’s lead Formula One (F1) commentator described a dramatic race on Sunday that saw Mercedes driver Hamilton ...
Pensioners hurt in M11 death crash - Newmarket Journal
Police investigating a motorway crash in Essex in which a 79-year-old woman died have said two other pensioners were also injured. Motorists were asked to avoid a section of the M11 linking London with Cambridge after the serious road crash, which happened ...
Who’ll win the fashion stakes? - Newmarket Journal
Connections of successful racehorses won’t be the only winners at Newmarket’s July Festival which gets underway at the July Racecourse today. Fashion at the Festival sponsored by The Spa at the town’s Bedford Lodge Hotel will see around £15,000 ...
Children’s cancer doctor faces sex assault charges - Newmarket Journal
A children’s doctor is due to appear in court tomorrow charged with a string of sexual assaults on young boys who were suffering from cancer. Dr Myles Bradbury, 41, of Herringswell, allegedly fondled his victims while working a consultant paediatric ...