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It's the beginning of the end for a groundbreaking spacecraft part-built in Stevenage and Milton Keynes.
The Philae lander was part of a mission to discover the origin of comets.
It successfully landed last year but technicians have now decided to wind the project up.
A film company has admitted health and safety breaches after Star Wars actor Harrison Ford was crushed by part of the film set.
Ford, who plays Han Solo in the hit films, was crushed by a hydraulic door on the set of the Millennium Falcon spaceship while filming the Force Awakens in 2014.
The Prosecution told Milton Keynes Magistrates court that Ford could have been killed after he was knocked to the ground and pinned by the heavy door as he rehearsed at Pinewood Studios in Buckinghamshire.
The actor was left with a broken leg.
Foodles Production (UK) will be sentenced next month.
A new film released by the Maritime and Coastguard Agency hopes to highlight the dangers of drinking around water.
Every year around 50 people die from alcohol-related drowning along the coast.
In Norfolk, Suffolk and Essex a total of seven deaths were recorded between 2012 and 2015.
A pensioner has been seriously injured in a hit and run in Milton Keynes.
The 67-year-old as was cycling along Newport Road yesterday morning (July 24) when he was hit by a car close to Stockwell Lane. The motorist drove off.
Police are appealing for witnesses.
Milton Keynes long jumper Greg Rutherford has criticised the International Olympic Committee (IOC) for not putting a blanket ban on Russian athletes in the upcoming Rio Games, following the doping scandal.
Speaking to the Guardian, the Olympic champion described the decision as "spineless," following the IOC's decision to let individual sport federations decide whether Russian athletes can compete in the Rio Games.
Well, that’s the IOC board off my xmas card list then
A spineless attempt to appear as the nice guy to both sides
We know the pros and the cons of a blanket ban, we know the risks of ‘collective justice’, but we also know the risk of not punishing a culture of doping that comes from the very top.
I would say that the latter is a much greater threat to sport.
A 26 year old man has been charged with raping a girl under the age of 16 in Milton Keynes.
Andrew Bland from Fishermead allegedly attacked the girl in the Bleak Hall area in the early hours of Tuesday.
He was arrested on Friday.
He's been remanded in custody and is due to to appear before magistrates' Court in the morning.
Lewis Hamilton took the championship lead for the first time this season after topping the podium at the Hungarian Grand Prix.
The Stevenage driver beat Mercedes teammate Nico Rosberg to victory after passing him on the first turn.
It's a record-breaking fifth win for Hamilton in Hungary.
Milton-Keynes based Red Bull completed the podium with Daniel Ricciardo finishing third.
Hamilton now moves six points ahead of Rosberg with just one more race to go before the summer break .
Hungarian Grand Prix standings:
- 1st - Lewis Hamilton (Mercedes)
- 2nd - Nico Rosberg (Mercedes)
- 3rd - Daniel Ricciardo (Red Bull)
- 4th - Sebastian Vettel (Ferrari)
- 5th -Max Verstappen (Red Bull)
Two people had to be taken to hospital after getting into difficulty in a lake in Milton Keynes.
A 14-year-old boy and a 21-year-old man were swimming in a group at Lodge Lake in Great Holm on Friday.
They were rescued by the emergency services and taken to Milton Keynes General hospital to be checked.
It happened on the same day a mother-of-three drowned trying to save a young boy who had got into trouble in the River Great Ouse in Bedford.
Police are now renewing their warnings about the dangers of swimming in lakes and rivers.