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Names of those who died in car crash near Harborough released by police

Police have named the three people who died in a road traffic collision near Market Harborough.

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Three people die in crash near Market Harborough

Police are appealing for witnesses after three people died in a road traffic collision near Market Harborough on Monday.
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Harborough MP backs construction traffic protesters

Harborough MP Neil O’Brien has backed a residents’ campaign against plans to route construction traffic down their streets.

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Comment: Nationalising our railways is the only way to fix chronic problems

Just who exactly supports the UK’s privatised railway industry?

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Desborough man in critical condition after car accident

A man from Desborough is in a critical condition following a car accident this morning.

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Armed police set to patrol railways across the country

Armed police set to patrol railways across the country

Armed officers on trains across the UK may become a more common sight, following an announcement by British Transport Police.

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VIDEO: Shooting stars due to provide one of most dazzling displays ever this week

Night-time sky-watchers willing to brave the cold can look forward to a spectacular display of shooting stars later this week.

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Harborough woman left with horrific injuries after motorcyclists forced her car off the road

A mum suffered horrific facial injuries when she crashed after swerving to avoid hitting two motorbike yobs playing a deadly game of "chicken" with her car.
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Junction nightmare...David Durran vice chairman and Martin Reynolds chairman at the Shearsby Bath crossroads.
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Will locals pay to make danger junction near Harborough safer?

It should be Leicestershire County Council who pays for road improvements within its area.

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VIDEO: Top LA directors create new campaign to show dangers of driving with a mobile phone

The directors behind the video for Pharrell Williams’s hit song Happy have teamed up with THINK! for its latest road safety campaign, aimed at cutting the numbers of people killed or injured by drivers using mobile phones.

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Dominic Raab - why tougher penalties for those who bring death and destruction to our roads are needed

Dominic Raab - why tougher penalties for those who bring death and destruction to our roads are needed

In a split second, someone’s life can be changed forever.

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VIDEO: Shocking CCTV footage released to put the brakes on reckless drivers hitting refuse workers

Shocking CCTV footage has been released to help put the brakes on reckless drivers hitting refuse workers as they push past in their cars and mount pavements to avoid bin lorries.

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VIDEO: Chilling footage shows moment child’s buggy rolls into the path of freight train in Warwickshire

This is the shocking moment a thankfully empty child’s buggy was ripped apart when it rolled across a railway platform and into the path of an oncoming train in Warwickshire.

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Motorcycle rider killed in collision on road near Harborough

A motorcyclist was killed in a collision with a car at the weekend.

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Look out for stunning meteor showers this month

October meteor showers and when you can watch them

Stargazers are in for a treat next month as two meteor showers are set to light up the night sky this October, with the first due this week.

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The full list of Ryanair cancellations and what to do if you’re affected

Ryanair have now revealed the full list of cancelled flights for the next six weeks.

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UPDATED WITH VIDEO: Live - Panic among commuters as ‘explosion’ leaves ‘many injured’ on London underground

Emergency services were called to a London Underground station after reports of an explosion on a train.

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Last stage of the bridge to be completed.
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Cost of A6 Desborough bypass repairs revealed

Repairs to the A6 at Desborough cost £1.7m, it has emerged.

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The crashed glider

Glider crashes near Market Harborough - pilot taken to hospital

A glider pilot had a lucky escape when his glider crash-landed 10 feet from the edge of an old quarry in south Leicestershire.

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Council fears rail electrification delay will harm region

The Government’s decision to halt the electrification of the Midland Mainline before it gets to Leicestershire has been condemned by the county council.

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