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Five-year-old boy found with gun cartridges at school

Police confirm the gun cartridges were confiscated. Credit: ITV News Anglia

A five-year-old boy was found with two gun cartridges at a primary school in Clacton-on-Sea, Essex.

Teachers at the school made the discovery and called the police.

They seized the cartridges and spoke to the pupil and his family.

Police refused to disclose where the incident took place or how the pupil came to be in possession of the ammunition.

An Essex Police spokesman confirmed the gun cartridges were confiscated.


Brewery apologises after revealing employees' bank details

The brewery has has launched an internal investigation following the error. Credit: PA

Greene King has has apologised after the bank details of more than 2,000 employees were emailed to a number of its pubs.

The brewery, based in Bury St Edmunds, has launched an internal investigation after the mistake last week.

The emails, sent from the payroll department, explained a tax code miscalculation by HMRC.

Cycling sisters selected for 'podium programme'

Hannah Barnes has been selected. Credit: PA

Northamptonshire sisters Hannah and Alice Barnes will both benefit from top level funding next year.

They've been selected for British Cycling's 'podium programme' as part of the women's road squad.

Unsurprisingly, Hertfordshire's four-time Olympic gold medallist Laura Kenny - formerly Laura Trott of course - has also been picked for the track endurance team.

Man stabbed in front of shoppers in Milton Keynes

A man was taken to hospital suffering from stab wounds. Credit: PA

A man was stabbed in front of shoppers in Milton Keynes last night (30 November).

Police were called to the Central Milton Keynes Shopping Centre shortly after 7pm to reports that a man was brandishing a knifes.

Officers arrested two men in on suspicion of assault. They are currently in custody.

The ambulance service was also called. A man has been taken to hospital suffering from stab wounds.

"While this was obviously distressing for those who witnessed this incident, I would like to reassure people that it was swiftly brought under control and is being thoroughly investigated."

– Supt Gez Chiariello, Milton Keynes local policing area commander


Wood keeps starting spot as England aim for record

Tom Wood will start against Australia. Credit: PA

Northampton Saints flanker Tom Wood has kept his place in the England team for their big game against Australia on Saturday.

He'll be joined by fellow forwards Dylan Hartley and Courtney Lawes in the starting XV, while Norfolk's Ben Youngs has also been named.

Teimana Harrison is on the bench.

A win for England at Twickenham would mean they'd end the year unbeaten - the only country to do so.

  • England team to play Australia

M Brown (Harlequins); M Yarde (Harlequins), J Joseph (Bath), O Farrell (Saracens), J May (Gloucester); G Ford (Bath), B Youngs (Leicester)

M Vunipola (Saracens), D Hartley (Northampton, capt), D Cole (Leicester), C Lawes (Northampton), G Kruis (Saracens), C Robshaw (Harlequins), T Wood (Northampton), N Hughes (Wasps).

Police release CCTV following theft in Great Yarmouth

The theft happened at the Market Gates Shopping Centre. Credit: Norfolk Police

Police have released a CCTV image of a woman they want to identify following a theft in a Great Yarmouth shopping centre.

It happened just after 5pm on 15 November at the Market Gates Shopping Centre.

The victim left a newly bought computer game in a Burger King restaurant. When they contacted the restaurant to see if it has been handed, it became clear that someone had stolen the game.

Ranger commits his future to Southend United

Nile Ranger is staying at Southend. Credit: PA

Southend United striker Nile Ranger has agreed a new contract with the club.

The 25-year-old initially joined the Shrimpers in the summer following a trial but has impressed enough to earn a fresh deal that will run until 2020.

The former Newcastle United youngster has scored twice in his nine appearances for Southend and has helped Phil Brown's side climb to the brink of the play-off spots.

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