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Great-grandfather fights off three burglars armed with crowbars

A great-grandfather has fought off three burglars armed with crowbars at his home in Kettering.

59-year-old Andrew Adamson was still wearing his dinner jacket when he was confronted by the intruders after returning from an evening out with his wife Liz.

Pictures of the shocking encounter, captured on CCTV, have just been released - but Mr Adamson insists he was just doing what any good husband would do.

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

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Northamptonshire couple distraught as honeymoon turns into a disaster

Xanta Watts was hospitalised for a week. Credit: ITV News Anglia

A couple from Northamptonshire are taking legal action against a travel company after their honeymoon was blighted by illness.

Xanta and Paul Watts from Kettering were staying at a resort on Koh Yao Noi Island in Thailand when Xanta became seriously ill with food poisoning and was hospitalised for a week.

She contracted Paratyphoid which is a disease caused by the Salmonella bacteria.

The couple are planning legal action. Credit: ITV News Anglia

"I've never actually felt that ill in my life," Xanta Watts told ITV News Anglia.

"Some days I would just cry because I felt so disappointed that this had happened. I felt trapped because I was on a deserted island."

Woman who took on burglars: 'The attack has ruined my life'

A woman who was assaulted by burglars she found trying to break into her home in Northamptonshire has said the attack has ruined her life.

CCTV footage shows Jacqui Horden being punched after confronting the two men as they attempted to gain access to her house in Kettering. But she says she's not "a have a go hero".

Jacqui told ITV News Anglia said: "I didn't get a chance to say anything and they didn't say anything. It was seconds and it was all over but I can still feel that first blow now and it's ruined my life basically."

Watch Jacqui's interview in a report by Stuart Leithes below

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