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Saints skipper Wood out of England's tour of Argentina

Tom Wood is to miss England's two-Test tour of Argentina.

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Ben Duckett made 67 for Northants in their defeat to Worcestershire (Picture: Dave Ikin)

Levi injury concern as Northants lose to Worcestershire

Richard Levi suffered concussion after being struck on the head while batting for Northants in their Specsavers County Championship Division Two defeat to Worcestershire at the County Ground on Sunday.

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ELECTION 2017: Are UK pollsters headed for another embarrassing election?

ELECTION 2017: Are UK pollsters headed for another embarrassing election?

Following the political surprises of 2015 and 2016, there has been much reflection and debate on the accuracy of the polls in the run-up to the impending snap-election of 2017. It is fair to say that, although perhaps somewhat unfair on the pollsters, the EU referendum and US presidential election have exacerbated – rather than healed – the widespread loss of public faith in the polls induced by the 2015 general election debacle.

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How close should you get to your work colleagues?

How close should you get to your work colleagues?

Some people spend years in an office without ever really getting to know their colleagues; others dart out the door and down to the pub together as soon as it comes to clocking off time on a Friday.

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Young people more loyal to their phones than their partners

Young people more loyal to their phones than their partners

Young people are more loyal to their mobile phone network than their PARTNERS, a study has found.

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Eating chocolate ‘lowers risk of irregular heartbeat’

Eating chocolate ‘lowers risk of irregular heartbeat’

It’s a guilty pleasure that men need six times a week but women can get by with just once - it’s eating chocolate.

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Flight delay predictions ahead of half-term bank holiday

Flight delay predictions ahead of half-term bank holiday

Thousands of Brits jetting off on city breaks this weekend could be faced with flight delays to popular European destinations.

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Cold callers the number one irritation for Brits

Cold callers the number one irritation for Brits

Cold callers, stepping in dog poo, queue-jumpers, kids screaming in public and people walking slowing in front of you are the top five things that make Brits say ‘get me outta here’, according to a new study by GalaSpins.com.

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Tekken 7 looks superb and is out on June 3

Console Corner: New Tekken is coming next month and it looks Unreal

Tekken is synonymous with the advent of 64 bit gaming in the 90s and is held dear by fight game fans the world over.

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Tesco urgently recalls lipstick and lollipop pens

Tesco urgently recalls lipstick and lollipop pens

Tesco has issued an urgent product recall notice for a range of pens due to fears that they could cause asphyxiation if accidentally swallowed.

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Courtney Lawes was on hand to help Teimana Harrison as Saints pushed past Stade on Friday night (picture: Sharon Lucey)

Shivers couldn't stop Lawes from starring for Saints again

Jim Mallinder has revealed how Courtney Lawes was suffering with illness before starring in Saints' stunning 23-22 win against Stade Français on Friday night.

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Nathan Buck took five wickets for Northants (picture: Dave Ikin)

Buck bags five but Northants hit trouble

Nathan Buck bagged five wickets for Northants, but they face an uphill task to rescue their Specsavers County Championship Division Two clash with Worcestershire at the County Ground.

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Two Daventry men remanded in custody following Northampton murder

Two Daventry men remanded in custody following Northampton murder

Two men have been remanded in custody, charged with the murder of 22-year-old Stuart Hutchings of Southfields, Northampton.

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ELECTION 2017: Lib Dem manifesto – who is it for exactly?

ELECTION 2017: Lib Dem manifesto – who is it for exactly?

The 2015 general election left the Liberal Democrats on a precipice. The party was reduced to just eight MPs, a much shrunken local government base, and had been dethroned from its traditional position as the third party of British politics.

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County Hall, George Row

Agency social workers offered up to £15k lump sum and five days' holiday to stay... six months after Northamptonshire County Council staff denied pay increments

Social workers on temporary contracts are being offered sizeable 'golden hellos' and extra annual leave to stay with County Hall.

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Car Park B at KGH

Union: KGH staff victims of ‘ludicrous’ £20 parking fees

A trade union says a temporary £20 parking fee at KGH will mean staff will bear the burden of the addition of a second tier to Car Park B.

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Kettering paedophile watched videos of children performing sex acts ‘because he was bored’

Kettering paedophile watched videos of children performing sex acts ‘because he was bored’

A Kettering man who viewed indecent videos of children performing sex acts has avoided a prison sentence.

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Volunteers will be out in Raunds during the next six weeks

Speeding motorists to be targeted in Raunds

Volunteers are gearing up to target drivers who break the speed limit on roads in and around Raunds.

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Tom Wood took time to chat to Saints fans after Friday's crucial win (picture: Sharon Lucey)

Foden hoping Saints skipper Wood avoids further punishment

Ben Foden is hoping Saints skipper Tom Wood still gets an England chance next month.

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