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Corrosive liquid 'deliberately' poured over cars

Corrosive liquid 'deliberately' poured over cars Credit: PA

Corrosive liquid, possibly acid, has been thrown over two cars parked in a street in Corby.

The vehicles were left parked in Dresden Close, but the owners woke up the following day to find the liquid had been thrown onto the cars' lights and bonnets.

Northamptonshire police said it happened sometime between 11.30pm on Friday and 6.30am on Saturday (September 3).


Police appeal to find wanted man

Police are appealing for information to find Anthony Fordham, a registered sex offender who is wanted by police for breaching his court order.

Anthony Fordham is wanted by police Credit: Northamptonshire Police

The 24-year-old of Eastbourne Avenue, Corby is known to use Chase Hull or Olly Sykes as false names and has links with Staffordshire, Warwickshire, Yorkshire, Wiltshire, Hampshire and Lancashire.

Anyone who has information as to his whereabouts should contact Northamptonshire police on 101.

Around 600 steel jobs at risk in Corby

Tata Steel announced on Tuesday night that it is considering selling off its UK business. Credit: PA

Around 600 steel jobs are at risk in Corby in Northamptonshire after Tata Steel announced on Tuesday night that it is considering selling off its UK business, ITV News understands.

The board of its European holding company has been advised to explore all options for restructuring, including the potential divestment of Tata Steel UK.

In a statement issued in Mumbai, Tata said it noted with "deep concern" the deteriorating financial performance of its UK subsidiary in the past year.

The Government said it is "working tirelessly" to find a long-term solution to the steel crisis.

Meanwhile the former deputy leader of the Labour party John Prescott has questioned why Business Secretary and Bromsgrove MP Sajid Javid is in Australia and not in the UK, with thousands of steel jobs under threat.

Tata Steel to sell UK business

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Tata Steel is expected to sell its entire UK business, putting jobs at the company's site in Corby at risk.

The news comes as union leaders travelled to Mumbai where the Tata board met to discuss the company's loss-making UK business. They had been hoping Tata would agree to a turnaround plan to keep steelmaking at the Port Talbot plant in Wales, as well as other UK plants.

Thousands of jobs have been lost in the steel industry in the past year, with companies blaming cheap Chinese imports and high energy costs for the UK steel sector's demise.

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