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Stansted passengers face walking over a kilometre

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Passengers at Stansted Airport face the longest walk from check-in to departure according to a new survey.

At the Essex airport travellers face a walk of over a kilometre or three quarters of a mile. At Luton Airport they may have to walk up to 822 metres or 900 yards.

Travel organisation Abta say many travellers who have difficulty walking only request assistance once they arrive at the airport, which may be too late.

This can lead to them having to make their way across terminals on foot or miss their flight.

Giant wasps' nest discovered

The huger wasp nest Credit: Pest Professionals

A giant nest built by up to 10,000 stinging wasps has been discovered in a Northamptonshire loft space. by Peterborough based Pest Professionals.

The nest was allowed to reach close to its maximum size because the property in question, in the village of Pipewell, has been unoccupied for several years.

Specialists Pest Professionals based in Peterborough, say the nest is rare not only because of its size, but because the wasps built an intricate tunnel from the nest to the outside, which is perfectly preserved.

The wasp tunnel Credit: Pest Professionals

It was discovered by pest controllers treating an established woodworm problem prior to the new owners moving in.

Treating the giant wasps nest Credit: Pest Professionals

Here's a report by ITV Anglia's Sarah Cooper:


Man from Northamptonshire released on bail over hacking allegations

A man has been released on bail over the alleged hacking of Pippa Middleton's iCloud account Credit: Submitted

A man from Northamptonshire arrested over the alleged hacking of Pippa Middleton's iCloud account has been released on bail.

It follows claims that three thousand of Pippa Middleton's private pictures had been illegally accessed.

A 35 year old man was arrested on Saturday on suspicion of hacking offences.

Back to school for Golden Girl Ellie

Paralympic gold medallist Ellie Robinson has returned to school in Northampton today. Credit: ITV News Anglia

Paralympic gold medallist Ellie Robinson has returned to school in Northampton today.

The 15-year-old swimmer a pupil at Northampton High stormed to victory in the 50 metre butterfly with a Paralympic record time- and also took bronze in the 100m freestyle.

Anniversary appeal to find killer of Northampton pensioner

A year on and police have launched an anniversary appeal Credit: Northamptonshire Police

Police investigating the murder of a pensioner in Northampton are re-appealing for help to catch those responsible a year on.

David Brickwood was repeatedly stabbed at his home on Lindsay Avenue last September.

Tributes laid at the scene last year Credit: ITV News Anglia

Detectives believe the 74 year old was targetted because he kept money in the house and was the victim of a botched burglary.

I believe someone targeted David, they planned to rob him and were prepared to use violence on an elderly man to get what they wanted. This was planned, which means it will have been talked about before the murder and almost certainly afterwards, when the people who did this, realised they had killed David.

Two Ford Focus cars seen near David's house on the night of his murder have not been located. Someone will have seen them, or know who was driving these in the area at the time.

David was defenceless in bed at his home when he was brutally attacked. His family are left with no answers and no justice. We know there are rumours and speculation locally. We know people have spoken to Crimestoppers, but we need the people who know what happened to David to contact us directly.

– DCI Hemingway


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Man arrested over Pippa Middleton iCloud 'hacking'

At least 3,000 photographs were stolen from Pippa Middleton's iCloud account. Credit: Dominic Lipinski / PA Wire

Police investigating claims that Pippa Middleton's iCloud account was hacked have arrested a 35-year-old man in Northamptonshire, Scotland Yard said.

Pictures of the Duchess of Cambridge and her children, Prince George and Princess Charlotte, are reportedly among 3,000 images taken from Kate's sister.

Police said that the man had been taken into custody at a south London police station after being arrested on suspicion of a Computer Misuse Act offence.

The Sun and Daily Mail newspapers reported that an anonymous seller had offered to sell them the pictures via encrypted messaging service WhatsApp.

The images reportedly include some of the royal children as well as wedding dresses and parties.

The Sun said it had been approached by someone using a pseudonym and asking for £50,000 within 48 hours.

Northamptonshire man jailed for sexual abuse of girl under 13

Gavin McCarthy Credit: Northamptonshire Police

A 31-year-old man from Northamptonshire has been jailed for the sexual abuse of a girl under the age of 13.

Gavin McCarthy, from Cransley near Kettering, was sentenced to eight years for six counts of making indecent images of children.

He'll remain on the Sex Offender Register for life.

I hope the substantial sentence McCarthy received today helps serve as a deterrent to offenders and those considering sexual offending against vulnerable children.

We are committed to safeguarding children by detecting abuse and prosecuting offenders.

– Detective Andy Rogers, aedophile Online investigation team

Six-month-old puppy missing from Northamptonshire

Six-month-old Poppy is missing Credit: Northamptonshire Police

Police have launched an appeal after a puppy's believed to have been stolen in Northamptonshire.

A white Ford Connect van was seen heading along the drive of a farm in East Haddon on Wednesday afternoon. Two dogs from the farm ran out to the vehicle.

One of the dogs, a puppy called Poppy, was subsequently missing. She is a brown six-month-old Cocker Spaniel who is chipped, docked and has a small area of white on her bottom lip.

Anyone with information is asked to contact Northamptonshire police.

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