News Grammar campaigners in Cambridge have been adding apostrophes to street signs after Cambridge City Council stopped using them.

The Good Grammar leader warned that now apostrophes are gone, commas could be next

Video: Cambridge choir stranded in Washington

A choir from Cambridge is trying to get a flight home from Washington in time for Christmas.

Driver killed in crane plunge

A driver died today after a 27-ton crane toppled into a freezing river.

Two held in park murder probe

Two men have been arrested on suspicion of murder after a man was found dead in a park.

Man held in probe over 1980 murder

Detectives re-investigating the murder of a 22-year-old woman three decades ago arrested a 58-year-old man today.

Colony of rare spiders discovered

A rare spider which was feared extinct in the UK has been caught on camera for the first time after a new colony of the species was found.

Cambridgeshire police warn over impact of cuts

A police force could lose more than half its staff and more than a third of its officers if proposed Government cuts come into effect, ministers were warned today.

Force considers urinating device for women

A police force is considering introducing "Shewees" to help women officers respond to calls of nature while on patrol.

Cambridge Folk Festival: the ones to watch

The Cambridge Folk festival kicks off at 6pm today. If you don't know your Seasick Steve from your Ukulele Orchestra of Great Britain, check out our guide to the best acts due to perform at what has been described as "the big daddy" of folk fiestas.

Huntington's Disease cases 'under-estimated'

The incurable brain illness Huntington's Disease (HD) is at least twice as common as previously thought, medical experts said today.

Police apologise after wrongly identifying body

Police today apologised to the relatives of a missing pensioner after wrongly identifying a body found near a pub.

Family accept payout over overdose from locum doctor

The family of a pensioner who died after he was administered a fatal pain relief overdose by an overseas locum doctor have accepted £40,000 compensation, their lawyers said today.

Cheers! Police dog Guinness trails suspects for five miles

A police dog called Guinness tracked suspects for five miles after a burglary.

Grenade found in litter bin

Bomb disposal experts were called out to a remote village today when a park warden found what he believed to be a hand grenade in a litter bin.

Police force under fire over 'dog blog'

A taxpayers' campaign group criticised police today for "wasting" time and money creating internet blogs "written" by police dogs.

'Tired' foreign doctor gave fatal overdose

A foreign doctor who administered a fatal overdose to a 70-year-old man admitted his tiredness led to the death, an inquest heard today.

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