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Man left with life-threatening injuries following stabbing

A man in his 20s has been left with life-threatening injuries Credit: ITV News Anglia

A man in his 20s has been left with life-changing injuries after he was stabbed in Cambridge last night.

It happened on Fair Street just after 7pm, close to the Grafton Centre shopping mall.

The victim was taken to Addenbrooke’s hospital, where he now remains in a stable condition.

Police said they were called to reports of violence, and are asking for anyone who may have seen the altercation to come forward.

More than 100 weapons handed in as police crackdown on knife crime

Knifes seized from an amnesty project in Cambridgeshire Credit: Cambridgeshire police

Almost 150 knifes have been recovered in amnesty bins in Cambridgeshire during a week long campaign.

Over the last year there has been a 37% increase in the number of people carrying weapons.

Police have been teaching young people about the risks of carrying knives.

Officers in Peterborough took mobile bins out into the community in an effort to reach more people.

I’m pleased with the response from the public and with the educational work that was carried out as part of the campaign. Taking more than 100 knives off the streets plays a part in making the county safer.

Our messages have been clear throughout this campaign. Knives ruin lives. Those who carry knives not only put people’s lives at risk, but also face a lengthy prison sentence and a hefty fine.

– Inspector Mark Rogers, Cambridgeshire police


US Airforce increase flying operations at RAF Lakenheath

Video report by ITV News Anglia's Malcolm Robertson

The US Airforce are more than doubling the amount of flights being made from their base at Lakenheath in Suffolk this week.

Crews on F15 fighter jets from two of their squadrons will be taking part with the focus on night flight training.

The Americans say it's part of their routine exercise, but it's also preparing their pilots for possible conflict anywhere in the world.

Coach driver found guilty of causing death by dangerous driving on M1

Alan Peters Credit: ITV News Anglia

A 78-year-old has been found guilty of causing death by dangerous driving following a crash that killed three men on the M1 in Bedfordshire.

Nathan Reeves, Tom Aldridge and Allan Evans were killed when the car they were in, was hit by a double decker bus near Flitwick on Valentine's Day last year.

Alan Peters who was driving the bus was this afternoon found guilty of three counts of causing death by dangerous driving and one count of causing serious injury.

He's been remanded in bail and is due to be sentenced at a later date.

Teenager arrested after car flips on to roof in Essex

The car flipped on to its roof in Colchester Credit: Essex Fire and rescue

A 17-year-old boy has been arrested after a car flipped on to its roof following a crash in Colchester last night.

Police were called to Northern Approach at 9pm after reports of a collision involving two vehicles.

A 32-year-old woman suffered serious injuries - while four teenagers, aged between 17 and 19, were also treated for various injuries.

A 17-year-old man has been arrested on suspicion of causing serious injury by dangerous driving, driving without insurance and driving other than in accordance with a licence.

He's been released on bail while enquiries continue.


Dad fears for son's life after extradition decision

The father of hacking suspect Lauri Love has said he believes his son will commit suicide if he is extradited to the United States.

The Rev Alexander Love, from Stradishall near Newmarket, told ITV Anglia: "I sat with him one day and said 'Lauri, what are you going to do if all else fails and they're going to take you?' and he said 'Dad, I won't be going. I'm not leaving you and Mum.'

"He's a 31-year-old genius and he lives in what I call the old folks' home with us because that's how he copes with life."

Hacking suspect Lauri Love now faces extradition to the US. Credit: PA Images

Home Secretary signs Lauri Love extradition order

Lauri Love is facing extradition. Credit: PA

The Home Secretary Amber Rudd has signed an order for Lauri Love to be extradited to America where he's accused of hacking into US government computer networks.

Mr Love, from Stradishall near Newmarket, is alleged to have stolen significant amounts of data from US agencies including the federal Reserve, Nasa and the FBI.

He could face up to 99 years in prison if found guilty.

A number of MPs had called on Barack Obama to block his extradition on the grounds that they were "concerned for the safety" of Mr Love, who has Asperger's Syndrome.

However, that campaign appears to have fallen on death ears with the Home Secretary confirming that he will now go on trial in the States.

On Monday 14 November, the Secretary of State, having carefully considered all relevant matters, signed an order for Lauri Love's extradition to the United States.

Mr Love has been charged with various computer hacking offences which included targeting US military and federal government agencies.

– Home Office spokesman

One dead after house fire in Norfolk

One person has died in a house fire in Great Hockham Credit: ITV News Anglia

An investigation is being carried out into a fatal house fire in Norfolk yesterday.

Four emergency crews were called to Scotgate Close in Great Hockham around 3pm.

Police have confirmed that one person has died in the fire.

A cordon has been put in place while investigations are carried out.

A structural survey of the property will be carried out to ensure the scene is safe for investigators.

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