1 August 2014 Last updated at 09:15 ET

Pair jailed over churchyard murderJamie McMahon

Two men who kicked a snooker club worker to death in a robbery in a Northampton churchyard are jailed for life.

Sekhemka statueEgypt statue museums lose status

Two museums in Northampton lose their accreditation status after the controversial sale of a 4,000-year-old Egyptian statue, the Arts Council rules.

Kingsthorpe College'Toilet phone' teacher gets life ban

A teacher is banned from the profession for life for setting his mobile phone to record in a Northampton secondary school's toilets.

Deborah McGurran Article written by Deborah McGurran Deborah McGurran Political editor, East of England

Why Bury St Edmunds MP David Ruffley had to resign

It is a cruel fact of political life that when an MP is forced to stand down it is the scandal the public generally remembers rather than anything else about their career.

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