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16-mile queues on M1 after Hertfordshire crash

Queues on the southbound M1 this morning Credit: Highways England

Motorists on the M1 are facing long delays this morning after a crash in Hertfordshire.

It happened just after 6.30am - at one point queues stretched 16 miles - with congestion from the scene at J9 (Redbourn) to just before Toddington Services.

Although all lanes have since been re-opened police say there may be delays for some time.

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Summit to tackle rising numbers of homeless people in the East of England

There has been a 200% rise in the number of homeless people in the streets of East Anglia since 2010. Credit: ITV News Anglia

A summit has been held in Cambridge to address the rising numbers of rough sleepers in the East of England.

There has been a 200% rise in people living on our streets since 2010, with places like Norwich, Harlow, Ipswich and Southend among the worst affected.

Community leaders, including a former Archbishop of Canterbury, and volunteers came together to discuss how to tackle the problem.

  • Click to watch a report by ITV News Anglia's Matthew Hudson
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