In a study Cambridge University found people who spent more on purchases that matched their personality were happiest.Read the full story ›
Sir David Attenborough is in Cambridge today to open a new campus which he hopes will help save the planet.
The hub will be home to more than 500 conversation experts who'll research ways of tackling climate change and protecting species around the world.
The future of our life on Earth is dependent on the natural world – for the air we breathe, the food we eat and the water we use – and for the feelings we have of awe and wonder at nature’s extraordinary riches.
In this remarkable age we are learning more and more about the intricacies of our dependence on nature.
Yet our natural world is threatened as never before. The threats are both numerous and interrelated, and no one institution, however effective, can hope to address them all alone. It is for this reason that the work of the Cambridge Conservation Initiative is so exceptional.
By bringing together leaders in research, practice, policy and teaching, we stand the greatest chance of developing the solutions required to save our planet.
More members of a gang who plotted to steal up to £57 million in rhino horn and Chinese artefacts will be sentenced today.Read the full story ›
A teenager from Luton has raised £10,000 on a 300 mile charity bike ride in memory of his little brotherRead the full story ›
Emergency Services were called to a Cambridge Primary School earlier this morning (March 30) after a fire broke out in a classroom.
Fire crews from Cambridge, Burwell, Linton, Huntingdon and Bury St Edmunds were called to St Bede’s Primary School on Birdwood Road just after 6am.
There they found the ground floor of a two-storey teaching building in flames. No one was hurt.
The fire was extinguished and crews remained on site to keep the area safe.
We take a look at how the popularity of Handball continues to grow across the region.Read the full story ›
A number of residents in the Milton area of Cambridge were without power following an explosion in a manhole.
More than 90 homes were without power following the incident on Sunday. It was believed to have been caused by an electrical fault. UK Power Networks are investigating the cause.
A teenager whose attackers were captured on CCTV as they carried her, unconscious, through Cambridge has spoken out about her rape ordeal.Read the full story ›
A man has been jailed for raping a teenager after a night out in Cambridge.
A court heard how Muhammed Ekici was caught on CCTV carrying an 18-year-old woman across Parkers Piece to a flat. Ekici, who's 24, was sentenced to seven years after pleading guilty to rape.
Another man Serham Ozkebapci was jailed for three and half years for sexual assault.
Detective Constable Becky Cohen said: “The calculated and cold-hearted actions they took that night can never be excused.
"Jointly they preyed on a defenceless and vulnerable young woman for their own self-gratification.
"Assisted by the justice system, they will now have time to reflect on their behaviour and I hope they learn to realise the true extent of what they did.”
Cambridge University 'Light Blues' prepare to go head to head with their arch rivals on Easter Sunday in 162nd annual boat race.Read the full story ›