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Cambridge: City and non-metropolitan district in England
Cambridge is a university city and the county town of Cambridgeshire, England, on the River Cam approximately 50 miles (80 km) north of London. At the United Kingdom Census 2011, its population was 123,867 including 24,506 students. Cambridge became an important trading centre during the Roman and Viking ages, and there is archaeological evidence of settlement in the area as early as the Bronze Age. The first town charters were granted in the 12th century, although modern city status was not officially conferred until 1951.


Homeless woman gives birth to twins outside Cambridge University's wealthiest college

Members of public helped as babies arrived 11 weeks premature
Independent - Published

Future Apple iPhones could feature infrared cameras

future apple iphones could feature infrared cameras
Apple’s recent acquisition of UK-based photography startup Spectral Edge could improve the iPhone’s camera taking capabilities. While details of the purchase are not out yet, though it is clear..
WorldNews - Published

Videos for Cambridge

Funeral held for Jack Merritt who died in London Bridge atta [Video]Funeral held for Jack Merritt who died in London Bridge atta

The funeral of London Bridge victim, Jack Merritt, was held today in Cambridge. The 25-year-old was stabbed to death by Usman Khan on 29th November. Report by Browna. Like us on Facebook at..

Credit: ODN     Duration: 00:27Published

Vigil held in Cambridge for victims of London terror attack [Video]Vigil held in Cambridge for victims of London terror attack

A vigil has been held in Cambridge to remember the victims of Friday's terror attack on London Bridge. Family and friends of Saskia Jones and Jack Merritt gathered in the city where they had studied...

Credit: ODN     Duration: 01:23Published


Varsity matches: Cambridge beat Oxford 15-0 in men's game; Cambridge women win 8-5

Cambridge University beat Oxford in the men's Varsity match to complete a double after the women's victory at Twickenham.
BBC News - Published

Turkey's President Erdogan opens Cambridge 'eco-mosque'

Recep Tayyip Erdogan was invited to the opening by musician Yusuf Islam, formerly known as Cat Stevens.
BBC News - Published

London Bridge: Cambridge vigils held for attack victims

Two friends, who had attended Cambridge University, were stabbed to death in the capital on Friday.
BBC News - Published

Cambridge college to return looted Benin cockerel statue to Nigeria

A Cambridge University college said on Thursday it would return an antique statue of a cockerel to Benin City in Nigeria, more than 120 years after the work was looted by British colonial forces.
Reuters - Published Also reported by •BBC News

Cambridge University's Jesus College bronze cockerel to be repatriated

The Benin bronze, known as an "okukor", was bequeathed to Jesus College in Cambridge in 1930.
BBC News - Published

Australian broadcaster and author Clive James dies, aged 80

His family said in a statement that James died at his home in Cambridge in the United Kingdom, "surrounded by his family and his books".
The Age - Published

Cambridge sexual harassment researcher 'laughed at by men'

Danielle Bradford, 21, was "humiliated" during a Council for British Archaeology awards event.
BBC News - Published

Cambridge professor readmitted after harassment

Ex-students say they are "staggered" the languages professor has been readmitted to Trinity Hall.
BBC News - Published

Royal Papworth Hospital rated 'outstanding' in all categories

The hospital in Cambridge is the first in the UK to be rated outstanding in all five areas.
BBC News - Published

Cambridge Fitzwilliam Museum to reopen after major project

The Fitzwilliam Museum in Cambridge has refurbished its main gallery, which will open on Monday.
BBC News - Published

Celtics' Enes Kanters says he was harassed by Turkish president supporters outside Boston mosque

Boston Celtics center Enes Kanter and Tacko Fall attended a Cambridge area mosque. Upon their exit, they were confronted by several men. - Published

Why it's dangerous to liken DNA to computer code

why it's dangerous to liken dna to computer code
A few days ago, on my way to a discussion in the exquisite little McCrum theatre, which is hidden away in the centre of Cambridge, I had to pass through the courtyard of the Eagle pub in Bene’t..
WorldNews - Published

Stray puppy lived on wild rabbits near Cambridge

The dog is being cared for and trained by a specialist carer in the Welsh countryside.
BBC News - Published

Madagascar plane fall: Cambridge student Alana Cutland's body found

Cambridge University student Alana Cutland, 19, fell from a light aircraft on 25 July.
BBC News - Published

A Cambridge student fell to her death after opening an airplane door mid-flight

Police say a 19-year-old British student fell to her death from a small airplane in Madagascar after opening a door in mid-air. - Published

'Extreme' Temperatures Hit Greenland As European Heatwave Moves North

'extreme' temperatures hit greenland as european heatwave moves north
Greenland is experiencing “extreme” temperatures as the record-setting heatwave that blasted Europe last week hovers over the region, The Independent reports. Up to half the surface of the..
WorldNews - Published

United Kingdom sets all-time hot temperature record

The heat wave that scorched Europe last week has broken another record: 101.7 degrees in Cambridge, England, was the UK's all-time high temperature. - Published

Hottest UK day on record in Cambridge during recent heatwave

Thursday's 38.7C in Cambridge is confirmed as the highest temperature officially recorded in the UK.
BBC News - Published

UK weather: Britain registers 'hottest temperature in country's recorded history'

uk weather: britain registers 'hottest temperature in country's recorded history'
A temperature of 38.7C was recorded in Cambridge on Thursday, which – if confirmed – would be a...
WorldNews - Published Also reported by •Independent

Queen in Cambridge: 'Still capable of planting a tree' at 93

Her Majesty surprises onlookers by picking up a shovel and digging the earth during a visit to Cambridge.
BBC News - Published

Python on loose in Cambridge is 'risk to small animals'

The 9ft snake is still on the loose in Cambridge after more than 24 hours.
BBC News - Published

Three-meter python loose in Cambridge, England, police say

A three-meter reticulated python is loose in the English university city of Cambridge, police said, after they received reports of sightings early at the weekend.
Reuters - Published

Taking Up Space: What it's like being black at Cambridge University

Two recent Cambridge graduates have written a book exploring what it's like to be the minority in a majority white institution.
BBC News - Published

Cambridge language convention marks Game of Thrones lingo

cambridge language convention marks game of thrones lingo
From Klingon to Dothraki - Cambridge is hosting the Language Creation Society's UK convention.
BBC News - Published

Cambridge car park shutter death: Company fined £25,000

cambridge car park shutter death: company fined £25,000
Heidi Chalkley grabbed on to the shutter as it opened and was crushed to death.
BBC News - Published

Pride parade done the Cambridge way

pride parade done the cambridge way
A Pride parade on punts? It could only be in Cambridge.
BBC News - Published

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