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A young woman is seriously ill in hospital after getting into difficulty late yesterday afternoon in the Blue Lagoon in Bletchley near Milton Keynes.
The woman, who's in her 20s, went into the water to help a child.
Four people have died in the region's open water in the past week.
The authorities are urging people to stay away from open water and stick to swimming pools.
Click below to watch a report from ITV News Anglia's Elodie Harper
Dan Keatings has won gymnastics gold for Scotland in the men's Pommel Horse at the Commonwealth Games.
Keatings beat fellow Huntingdon Gymnastics Club athlete Louis Smith (Bronze), as well as Essex star Max Whitlock (Silver).
24-year-old Keatings was born in Kettering and produced a fantastic display to wow the judges.
A man has been arrested in Colchester after a stand-off during which police believe they were shot at with an air weapon.
Firearms officers were called to the scene on Dugard Avenue yesterday afternoon.
They used a taser and baton rounds to bring the stand-off to an end.
The man was taken to Colchester police station for questioning.
The resignation of Bury St Edmunds MP David Ruffley looks set to dominate a meeting of the local Conservatives Association tonight, as the search begins for a new candidate to stand in next year's General Election.
The Tory MP has represented the town in The Commons since 1997, but faced mounting pressure to stand down after it emerged he'd been cautioned by police for assaulting his former partner.
Max Whitlock has won gymnastics gold for England in the men's floor event at the Commonwealth Games.
Whitlock, who trains at South Essex Gym Club in Basildon, has already won gold in the all-around and team categories.
The 21-year-old will have more chances to add to that tally when he competes in the Pommel Horse and Rings finals later.
England's Alex Dowsett has won gold in the Commonwealth Games cycling men's time trial.
The Essex rider was almost 10 seconds quicker than his closest competitor, Australia's Rohan Dennis.
In the woman's time trial, Norfolk cyclist Emma Pooley picked up a silver medal.