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Summertime and the livin' is easy - and you're less likely to be unwell too

Ella Fitzgerald once sang that in the summertime there ain't nothin' can harm you - now science has proved it to almost be true.

Scientists in Cambridge have discovered the winter blues is not just a case of feeling down in the dumps.

In the first study of its kind they have proved that chronic diseases like diabetes and multiple sclerosis are less common in the summer.

Click below to watch Claire McGlasson's report.

Former Cambridge MP Julian Huppert "gutted" after losing seat

The former Cambridge MP Julian Huppert says that he is "gutted" after he lost his seat to Labour's Daniel Zeichner.

Mr Huppert was defeated by just 599 votes in an incredibly tight contest.

Having had time to digest the loss, Mr Huppert has taken to Twitter to thank the people he served in his constituency and added that he was devastated not to be able to carry on.


Teacher becomes first person to be turned away from McDonald's for failing breathalyser test

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A teacher has become the first person to be turned away from McDonald's for failing a breathalyser test in Cambridge.

The 25 year old was asked to blow into a breathalyser as part of a scheme launched on Saturday in the city to reduce alcohol related crimes.

Football fans at Cambridge United were also asked to provide breathalyser samples as part of the start of the trial.

The hand-held devise was used at Cambridge United on Saturday Credit: ITV News Anglia


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