The theme of this year's International Women's Day is 'press for progress', aiming to motivate and unite people to think more about equality among men and women.
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Detectives investigating the murder of the scrap metal dealer David Brickwood in Northampton have made a new arrest.
74-year-old David Brickwood was stabbed at his home in Lindsay Avenue in Abington in 2015. He initially survived the attack and was able to call police for help but died a short time later.
A 51-year-old man from Northampton has been arrested on suspicion of murder.
"Today's arrest is a significant step, however, we still need to hear from anyone who has information that might be relevant to the investigation.
This is a critical time for the inquiry and I would urge anyone who has any information about David's murder, no matter how insignificant they think it may be, to contact police as soon as possible.
Six people have previously been arrested during the investigation, but no one has been charged.
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Prince Harry has been meeting what could be the next generation of engineers on a trip to Northamptonshire.
He's spent the day touring a college next to the Silverstone race track to mark the beginning of building work on a new project.
A new interactive exhibition called the Silverstone Heritage Experience aims to celebrate British motorsport history, and inspire more youngsters into the industry.
Prince Harry will be the Royal Patron of the experience, which hopes to attract half a million people to the area.
Having given it the green light, building work can now begin on the £20 million project.
Prince Harry will be in Northamptonshire today -meeting some motorsport students.
He'll be visiting the Silverstone University Technical College, which is located alongside the famous circuit.
The Silverstone UTC (University Technical College) opened in September 2013 and is an educational facility for 14-18 year olds that helps those who want to pursue careers in High Performance Engineering and Business and Technical Events
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Addenbrooke's Hospital says it is currently experiencing significant issues with its computer network.
People are being asked not to go to A&E unless absolutely necessary and ambulances are being diverted to other hospitals.
The Cambridge University Hospital's Trust says emergency surgery is continuing but elective operations have been cancelled.
Outpatients should assume that appointments are going ahead unless they hear from the the hospital.
In a statement the trust says technical experts are working to resolve the problem as soon as possible and staff are working to a well-versed business continuity plan.
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