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Two trains in 'low-speed' crash at Cambridge station

Two trains were involved in a low-speed collision. Credit: ITV News Anglia

An investigation is to be carried out after two trains were involved in a "low-speed" collision at Cambridge station.

Four passengers reported minor injuries following the crash at around 10am. They were treated at the station.

A spokesman for Great Northern said: "Shortly after 10am this morning one of our services was involved in a low-speed incident in platform 7 of Cambridge station.

"This was the 09.14 King's Cross to Cambridge service, a four carriage class 365 train, which couples with another four-carriage unit in the platform to form a 10.30 return service to King's Cross. The two units came into contact.

"A full investigation will be carried out."

Singer Sam Smith matches Beatles success

Sam Smith at The Brit awards in February this year. Credit: ITV Studios

Singer Sam Smith, from Great Chishill in Cambridgeshire, has made history by matching the chart success of The Beatles. His album In The Lonely Hour has notched up 50 consecutive weeks in the top 5. The only other debut album to do that was the Fab Four's Please Please Me in 1963/64.


Suffolk programme aiming to get toddlers involved in rugby

With the Rugby World Cup just over a hundred days away organisers are hoping the tournament will help attract a new generation of fans to the sport.

And a project being run in the East could well boost playing numbers in the years to come.

It's the first rugby specific play-programme for toddlers and pre-school children, with the focus on having fun.

Click below to watch a report from ITV News Anglia's Donovan Blake

Off-duty PC catches car thieves red-handed

PC Alex Willmot Credit: Essex Police

An off-duty officer has been praised after catching three car thieves red handed in Essex.

PC Alex Willmot, based at Brentwood police station, was driving home from work when he spotted three men acting suspiciously in Crossways, Shenfield.

After calling for back-up, he followed the men and saw them walking onto driveways and trying car door handles.

Officers arrived quickly and arrested the men who were found hiding behind a vehicle. Stolen goods and gloves were found nearby.

"Seamless team work helped deliver this fast response to an incident that had the potential to affect a great number of vehicle owners. Thanks to the vigilance and quick thinking of Pc Willmot we were able to make the arrests in a short time frame.”

– Inspector Tom Mitchell

Rare Enigma Machine Auctioned

Rare 1942 Enigma Machine Credit: Proxbid

A rare Enigma codebreaking machine, featured in the Benedict Cumberbatch film, The Imitation Game, will be up for sale online today.

The ciphering device, which was used during World War Two at Bletchley Park near Milton Keynes, will be sold online via the site Proxbid.

It's one of several pieces of computing history up for sale, and is expected to reach up to £37,000.

Police appeal after 14-year-old girl assaulted

Officers investigating the serious sexual assault of a 14-year-old girl on a footpath in Northampton have appealed for any potential witnesses to come forward.

The girl was walking along an alleyway between Lings Way and East Butterfield Court in Goldings at about 9.15pm on Thursday, May 28, when she was attacked.

The attacker was a white man who was stocky, about 5ft 1in and in his 30s.

He had short shaven hair, a round, red face and a large nose.

He was wearing a grey hooded tracksuit top with a zip at the front, dark coloured bottoms and dark trainers. He spoke with an eastern European accent.

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