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Parents told not to panic about baby milk rationing

Parents are being urged not to panic after supermarkets introduced rationing on baby milk formula. The company which makes Cow and Gate and Aptamil is cracking down on people bulk buying milk powder to send to China where it can be sold for up to three times the price.

There's been a sharp increase in demand for western baby formula, since a health scare in the country. Claire McGlasson reports.

Cambridgeshire man to star in Chinese sitcom

A man from Cambridgeshire could be about to become a big star in the most populated country on earth.

Richard Heathcote will be putting his Mandarin to the test in a brand new Chinese sitcom.

It could see the linguist from St Neots become a familiar face to more than a billion people. Russell Hookey has been to meet him.

Students working to preserve ancient pictorial language

Yesterday we were treated to a fascinating insight into the pictorial language used in one of the most remote parts of China.

The Naxi (Nashi) people - based in the south west of the country - use Dongba Pictograms as their main form of written communication...but with the pace of change that's taking place there, it's feared the language could die out.

In the second of two special reports, Russell Hookey rejoins students from the University of Northampton to find out more about how they're trying to preserve this ancient tradition.


Murder suspect arrested in Morocco

A Chinese businessman wanted on suspicion of murdering a family of four in their own home has been arrested in Morocco, Northamptonshire police said.

Anxiang Du, 53, was arrested by Moroccan authorities on Saturday and the Home Office will now undertake the responsibility around extradition procedures.

Du is the prime suspect in the investigation surrounding the killings of university lecturer Jifeng Ding, his wife Ge "Helen" Chui and their two daughters Alice, 12, and Xing, 18.

The family was found stabbed to death at their home in Wootton on April 29 last year.

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