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Two lanes are closed and there is queuing traffic on the M1 Southbound between J17 M45 and J16 A45 / A4500 (Northampton West / Daventry) because of recovery work for an overturned van.
There is congestion back to J18 A5 / A428 (Rugby).
Police in Northampton have launched a murder investigation following the death of a woman at an address in Agnes Road in the town on Monday night.
Officers were called by paramedics at about 7.30pm on Monday, 21 March after reports of a woman having been seriously injured. The woman later died.
A 41-year-old man from Northampton, who was known to the woman, was arrested on suspicion of murder and is currently being held at the Criminal Justice Centre.
A forensic post mortem examination is set to take place at Leicester Royal Infirmary.
There are delays of up to an hour on East Midlands trains between Kettering and St Pancras due to a person being hit by a train.
Tickets are being accepted on Virgin Trains, Thameslink, London Underground and Cross Country services.
Trains may still be delayed until 18:00.
East Midlands trains tweeted the following updates:
#EMTUpdate: All lines have no reopened between Bedford and Kettering but trains and crews are out of place. We are now working to >>
An inquest into the death of a 20-year-old woman who was killed in Northampton last month is set to begin today.
India Chipchase's body was found at an address in Stanley Road in the St James area of the town on 31 January.
Hundreds of tribute messages to India were left on social media once news emerged of her death.
Bunches of flowers were also left outside the Collingtree Pub, where she worked as a barmaid, in her memory.
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Northampton Town have re-signed Millwall striker John Marquis on loan until the end of the season.
The 23-year-old, who had a previous spell at Sixfields in 2014, joins a Cobblers team riding high at the top of League Two.
Marquis will help cover for the loss of top scorer Marc Richards who's been ruled out for at least four weeks with an achilles injury.
Northampton Saints centre Luther Burrell has been recalled to the England squad ahead of this weekend's Six Nations clash with Ireland.
The call-up marks a return to the international fold for the 28-year-old, who was famously dropped from the World Cup squad at the last minute by former coach Stuart Lancaster.
Burrell admitted the rejection left him "broken" and was subsequently given time off by the Saints to get over the blow.
However, he will now have a chance to impress new boss Eddie Jones after Bath's Ollie Devoto was ruled out with concussion.
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