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Fancy a cool job at the South Pole?

The Cambridge-based British Antarctic Survey is recruiting tradespeople to work at the South Pole.

It may be mid-winter in the East of England but try working in temperatures that can dip to minus 50.

The British Antarctic Survey based in Cambridge is looking for tradespeople to work at its research stations in the South Pole.

For the more adventurous the prospect of working in the Antarctic could be the experience of a lifetime.

Click below to watch a report by ITV News Anglia's Russell Hookey

How convenience has replaced cooking in our kitchens

How convenience food has taken over from preparing fresh vegetables. Credit: ITV News Anglia

The advice about what to eat seems to change almost weekly. For years butter was bad now margarine's off the menu for many. Too much this or that can be bad for your health.

But experts say the biggest problem is that we don't really know what we're putting in our bodies. With so much processed food in our diet we've lost touch with what we're actually eating.

The NHS says not all processed food is a bad choice. But even the healthier meals may have higher levels of salt, sugar and fat.

Nutritionalist Amanda Ryder says the problem is that we don't always read what's in the packet.

ITV News Anglia's Claire McGlasson reports on how convenience has replaced cooking in our kitchens

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M11 near Cambridge remains closed nine hours after car fire

The M11 near Cambridge has been closed for more than nine hours following a car fire in which a man died. Credit: ITV News Anglia

The southbound M11 near Cambridge is to stay closed this evening following a car fire in which a man died.

The vehicle caught fire on the carriageway at around 8:30am, causing a full closure of the southbound M11 and lane 2 of the northbound M11 between junction 12, for Barton, and junction 11, for Trumpington and the A10.

The southbound entry slip road at junction 12 has been re-opened and traffic is now being diverted up and over the junction.

Highways England say the southbound carriageway will remain closed into the evening while recovery and resurfacing continues at junction 12. The northbound carriageway is expected be fully open by 6.30pm.

M11 to remain closed most of the day after fatal car fire

The M11 southbound near Cambridge is set to be closed for most of Wednesday after a fatal car fire.

There's severe congestion on surrounding roads including the A14.

A man has been killed in a car fire which has closed the M11 near Cambridge. Credit: Twitter / @helloellaxo

A car caught fire on the carriageway at around 8:30am causing a full closure of the southbound M11 and lane 2 of the northbound M11 between junction 12 for Barton and junction 11 for Trumpington and the A10.

Police say there is no indication of a collision taking place or any other vehicles being involved. One person, a man, is believed to have been in the vehicle.

Highways England is advising drivers to consider alternative routes or to delay their journey if possible. The road is likely to remain closed for most of today, possibly into the evening peak, while the vehicle is recovered and the road is repaired.

The M11 near Cambridge is set to be closed for most of the day. Credit: ITV News Anglia

"Long distance traffic is being advised to leave the M11 at junction 14 and join the A14 eastbound to junction 35, for Stow Cum Quy, continue along the A1303 and A1304, to join the A11 southbound at Six Mile Bottom and rejoin the southbound M11 at junction 9.

"Traffic already past junction 14 on the southbound M11 can exit at junction 12 and will be diverted via the A603, A1198 and A505 to rejoin the M11 at junction 10 or take the northbound A10 at Royston to rejoin at junction 11. Local traffic is advised to avoid the area and use alternative local routes.

– Highways England
Long traffic queues built up on the A14 at its junction with the M11 following the car fire. Credit: ITV News Anglia / Emily Knight

M11 closed southbound after fatal car fire

A man has been killed in a car fire on the M11 in Cambridgeshire.

The motorway is closed southbound at Junction 13. Police and other emergency services are currently at the scene.

A man has been killed in a car fire on the M11 in Cambridgeshire. Credit: ITV News Anglia

Reports came in of a car on fire on the southbound carriageway of the road near junction 12, just after Barton, at about 8.10am.

Drivers are advised to avoid the area.

There is no indication at this time of a collision taking place or any other vehicles being involved. One person, a man, is believed to have been in the vehicle.

"Road users are advised to exit at J11 and take A603 westbound followed by the A1198 southbound to Royston.

Traffic should then take the A505 eastbound, remaining on the A505 eastbound to get to J10 or alternatively take the A10 northbound off onto the A505 to J11 of the M11."

– Highways Agency

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Is Giovanni Britain's oldest driver at the age of 103?

Giovanni Rozzo is still behind the wheel at the age of 103 and is one one Britain's oldest drivers.

He says he's aiming to keep on driving as long as he's safe.

Giovanni Rozzo is still behind the wheel at the age of 103. Credit: ITV News Anglia

Giovanni passed his test in Italy at the age of 21 and moved to Britain in the 1950s.

He was running a fleet of ice cream vans for almost three decades.

He also represented a number of Italian organisations in the UK for which he received Italy's equivalent of a knighthood.

Giovanni Rozzo ran a fleet of ice cream vans for 30 years.

Click below to watch a report on Giovanni's driving by ITV News Anglia's Russell Hookey

12-year-old girl in hospital after crash outside school

A 12-year-old girl has been seriously injured after being hit by a car. Credit: ITV News Anglia

A 12-year-old girl has been taken to hospital with serious injuries following a crash outside a school in Cambridge.

The girl was hit by the car in Queen Edith's Way, near The Netherhall School, at about 7.40am on Monday.

Queens Edith's Way was closed for a time but has now re-opened.

Police are appealing for witnesses.

Car parking charges to freeze in Cambridge

Car parking charges in Cambridge will freeze in April Credit: ITV News Anglia

Car parking charges in Cambridge will be frozen for the next year.

Council bosses announced the freeze - it means all short stay car parking charges in the city will stay the same until 2017.

£1 million of repairs and service improvements is also being reinvested over the next 12 months- including new payment facilities across Cambridge car parks.

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