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Billy Sharp Sheffield United

An injury-time winner from Billy Sharp gives Sheffield United all three points at Bramall Lane against winless Norwich.

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Aston Villa striker Jonathan Kodjia

Aston Villa's 100% winning start ends at Ipswich, who earn a point after playing for 51 minutes with 10 men.

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Lee Thompson

Lee Thompson is convicted in his absence of keeping a caiman and snakes in poor conditions at home.

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Severe accident: A142 Cambridgeshire both ways

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A142 Cambridgeshire both ways severe accident, between Sutton Road and Common Road.

A142 Cambridgeshire - A142 in Wentworth closed and queuing traffic in both directions between the Sutton Road junction and the Common Road junction, because of an accident.

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

Vomiting outbreak at Scout and Guide Jamboree

A vomiting bug has been reported at an international Jamboree on the outskirts of Norwich.

Norjam, which hosts thousands of adults and children from scout and guide associations from around the world, said 41 people had visited its onsite medical centre.

No one has been taken to hospital and Public Health England (PHE) has been informed, it added.

PHE said it was providing hygiene and infection control advice to help stop the illness spreading.

The week-long Jamboree at the Norfolk Showground ends on Saturday.

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Severe disruption: A120 Hertfordshire both ways

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A120 Hertfordshire both ways severe disruption, from A1184 Bishops Park Way to Stansted Road.

A120 Hertfordshire - A120 Stansted Road in Bishop's Stortford closed and queuing traffic in both directions from the A1184 Bishops Park Way junction to the Stansted Road junction, because of a police incident.

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

Severe disruption: M11 Essex southbound

BBC News Travel

M11 Essex southbound severe disruption, between J8 for A120 Priory Wood Roundabout and J7 for A414 London Road.

M11 Essex - One lane closed and slow traffic on M11 southbound between J8, A120 (Bishops Stortford) and J7, A414 (Harlow), because of a broken down motor home.

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

Light procession gives glow to Cromer Carnival
The resort glowed in multi-colour as hundreds of people took part in a light procession.

Severe accident: M11 Essex southbound

BBC News Travel

M11 Essex southbound severe accident, between J9 for and J8 for A120 Priory Wood Roundabout.

M11 Essex - One lane blocked and very slow traffic on M11 southbound between J9 and J8, A120 (Bishops Stortford), because of an accident involving four vehicles.

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

Tiptree joins race to build fruit-picking robots
It is a job better-suited to humans, but fruit growers say fewer people want to do it these days.

State Cinema in Grays to become pub

State Cinema, Grays
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The crumbling State Cinema in Grays is set to be redeveloped as a pub.

Thurrock Council's planning committee has approved an application by JD Wetherspoons to turn the Art Deco cinema, in George Street, into a new bar complete with beer garden.

Renovating the building, which has been empty since 1988, is expected to cost around £3m.

The new pub will create 60 new jobs.

Severe disruption: M25 London clockwise

BBC News Travel

M25 London clockwise severe disruption, at J28 for A12 Brentwood Bypass.

M25 London - M25 in Essex lane closed on entry slip road clockwise at J28, A12 (Brook Street Roundabout), because of emergency repairs.

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Explosion as fire rages at Loughton building site
Huge plumes of smoke billowed from the building that engulfed in flames in Essex.

Severe accident: M11 Essex northbound

BBC News Travel

M11 Essex northbound severe accident, at J8 for A120 Priory Wood Roundabout.

M11 Essex - One lane closed and queuing traffic on M11 northbound at J8, A120 (Bishops Stortford), because of an accident.

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

Peterborough double murder arrest after body found

Two men were arrested on suspicion of murder after a body was found in Peterborough.

The body of a man in his 40s was discovered at about 10:10 on Tuesday in All Saints Road.

Two men in their 40s from Peterborough were arrested on suspicion of murder and have been released under investigation.

A post-mortem examination on Wednesday failed to determine the cause of death and further tests are being carried out, Cambridgeshire Police said.

The death is currently being treated as unexplained.

Harris and Smith the dream team

Calvin Harris, Sam Smith
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Is there anyone left for Calvin Harris to collaborate with?

Sam Smith is the latest singer to fall into his clutches.

They've teamed up to create the track Promises, along with Jessie Reyez.

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If you're wondering what they're up to at the mo, then Sam Smith is currently on his global headline tour in support of his album The Thrill Of It All.

Calvin is spending his summer playing a residency in Ibiza - but he's not taxing himself too much by only playing three dates at Pacha.

Easy money for the world's richest DJ.

Pause For Thought: 'Moments of compassion can be mini acts of rebellion.'

Paul Kerensa on the value of empathy.

Severe disruption: M25 Essex anti-clockwise

BBC News Travel

M25 Essex anti-clockwise severe disruption, at J27 for M11 J6.

M25 Essex - One lane blocked and slow traffic on M25 anticlockwise at J27 M11 J6, because of a broken down vehicle.

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

Nimbyism

Nimbyism: Is protecting your patch selfish or the right thing to do?
Nimbyism... How would you feel if an 18-acre electricity substation was built in your back yard? In this episode, Evan Davis travels to Necton to meet a community divided over plans for development in their area and asks whether protecting your patch is selfish or the right thing to do?

Studio guests:

Lord Adonis - former Transport Secretary
Loyd Grossman - heritage campaigner, broadcaster and gastronome
Sarah Stein Lubrano - Head of Content at the School of Life.

Injuries after vehicles hit stray cows on A12 near Witham

The A12 was closed for several hours after a number of cows were hit by vehicles at about 03:30 near Witham.

Essex Police said the animals strayed on to the road between junctions 21 and 22.

Some people in the vehicles have been injured, officers said.

A12 traffic
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The road was closed in both directions but the Ipswich-bound side was reopened shortly after 07:30 and the London-bound side opened at about 08:15.

It is not yet known whether any cows were killed or injured in the incident.

Severe accident: A12 Essex northbound

BBC News Travel

A12 Essex northbound severe accident, from J21 B1389 Hatfield Road to J22 B1389 Colchester Road.

A12 Essex - Queuing traffic on A12 northbound in Witham from J21, B1389 (Witham South) to J22, B1389 (Witham North), because of an accident involving car, van and cows earlier on. All lanes have been re-opened.

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

Severe accident: M25 Essex anti-clockwise

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M25 Essex anti-clockwise severe accident, from J26 for A121 Honey Lane to J25 for A10 Great Cambridge Road.

M25 Essex - Slow traffic on M25 anticlockwise from J26, A121 (Waltham Abbey) to J25, A10 (Enfield), because of an accident earlier on. All lanes have been re-opened.

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

Severe accident: A12 Essex southbound

BBC News Travel

A12 Essex southbound severe accident, from J22 B1389 Colchester Road to J21 B1389 Hatfield Road.

A12 Essex - A12 in Witham closed, severe delays and queuing traffic southbound from J22, B1389 (Witham North) to J21, B1389 (Witham South), because of a serious accident involving car, van and cows. Congestion to J25 (Marks Tey) - Traffic also building on the A120 as long distance traffic avoids the area. Diversion in operation - through Witham via the B1389.

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

Severe accident: A12 Essex both ways

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A12 Essex both ways severe accident, from J23 B1024 to J24 B1024.

A12 Essex - A12 in Kelvedon closed in both directions from J23, B1024 (Kelvedon South) to J24, B1024 (Kelvedon North), because of an accident. Diversion in operation - via the B1024 through Kelvedon.

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Sam Billings Kent

Gary Smee

BBC Sport

Kent Spitfires qualify for the T20 Blast quarter-finals with a thrilling victory over Somerset, while Yorkshire and Sussex also win.

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Severe accident: A1(M) Cambridgeshire northbound

BBC News Travel

A1(M) Cambridgeshire northbound severe accident, at J15 for B1043.

A1(M) Cambridgeshire - One lane blocked and slow traffic on A1(M) northbound at J15 B1043, because of an accident.

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

Four teenagers' diaries before and on A-level results day
We follow four teenagers as they await and then find out their grades.
Wheat

Pallab Ghosh

BBC

Researchers are set to develop higher yield wheat varieties requiring less water after making a gene map.

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Severe accident: A428 Cambridgeshire both ways

BBC News Travel

A428 Cambridgeshire both ways severe accident, near Saint Ives Road.

A428 Cambridgeshire - A428 in Eltisley blocked and queuing traffic in both directions near the Saint Ives Road junction, because of an accident.

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

Football

Tom Pope's double and Ricky Miller's debut goal earn Port Vale a comfortable win at home to Cambridge.

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