County town of Northamptonshire, England
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Northampton is a large market town, civil parish non-metropolitan district and the county town of Northamptonshire in the East Midlands region of England. It lies on the River Nene, 60 miles (97 km) north-west of London and 50 miles (80 km) south-east of Birmingham. It's one of the largest towns in England, it had a population of 212,100 at the 2011 census.
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Non-league Oxford City shock Northampton in FA CupNon-league Oxford City stun Northampton Town to set up an FA Cup second-round tie against Shrewsbury.
Northampton Superdrug badger 'sheltering from storm' gets blue plaqueA blue plaque is being unveiled after she fell through a ceiling while sheltering from Storm Ciara.
Charles Rennie Mackintosh house: Watch stolen in Northampton raidNorthamptonshire Police says a gold pocket watch stolen is of "great historic value".
Francis could return to England squad against BarbariansNorthampton centre Piers Francis returns to the England squad after recovering from coronavirus.
Injured England lock Lawes to miss autumn matchesNorthampton lock Courtney Lawes will miss England's autumn schedule with an ankle injury.
Resurgent Sale, bold Northampton and training 'going to zero' - Premiership talking pointsBBC rugby union correspondent Chris Jones on Sale's disciplined revival, Northampton's selection inspires neutrals and why midweek training has "gone to zero".
UK-wide appeal over 'sexual abuse near Northampton statue'Police are investigating reports of sexual abuse between 2006 and 2016 near a statue in Northampton.
Tom Wood: Northampton Saints flanker plots return after blocked arteryEx-England flanker Tom Wood hopes to return for the Premiership play-offs - if Northampton qualify - three months after a serious blood clot in a lung.
Coronavirus in Northampton: 'I wake up and hope we have no lockdown'How do businesses feel in the town with the highest number of new Covid-19 cases in England?
Premiership: Wasps return to action with a bonus-point win at NorthamptonWasps reach the top four for the first time this season as they return to action with a deserved 34-21 bonus-point win at Northampton.
Greencore's Covid 19-positive workers 'huge disaster' says council leaderA Covid-19 outbreak at a Northampton sandwich factory is of "national significance", it is claimed.
Northampton 0-2 Cheltenham: Visitors take control in League Two play-off semi-final first legCheltenham take control of their League Two play-off semi-final against Northampton with a two-goal away win in the first leg.
Coronavirus: Northampton school closed as two staff test positiveThe academy which runs Cedar Primary School has been criticised by unions over its virus response.
Nick Isiekwe: Northampton sign Saracens lock on year-long loanEngland lock Nick Isiekwe will join Northampton on loan for the 2020-21 season after signing a new deal with Saracens until 2024.
Coronavirus: Royal shoemaker stops for first time in 191 yearsTricker's, based in Northampton, has been making shoes for Prince Charles for more than 30 years.
Northampton baby death: Police probe as six-month-old diesThe child was pronounced dead at the scene in Northampton on Wednesday evening, police say.
Rooney to face Man Utd as Derby win replayWayne Rooney will face former side Manchester United in the FA Cup fifth round after Derby beat Northampton in a fourth-round replay.
Brexit: Northampton business owners on uncertain futureBusiness owners talk about life in one of England's largest towns and how Brexit might affect them.
Uncapped George Furbank starts against FranceNorthampton's uncapped full-back George Furbank starts for England in their Six Nations opener away to France on Sunday.
France v England: George Furbank starts Six Nations openerNorthampton's uncapped full-back George Furbank starts for England in their Six Nations opener away to France on Sunday.
Premiership: London Irish stun 14-man Northampton with late try to win 20-16Dave Porecki's last-minute try earns London Irish a shock win at 14-man Northampton, who miss the chance to go top of the Premiership.
England's 'largest' town council set for NorthamptonThe authority will work below the larger West Northamptonshire unitary council, from 2021.
Northampton hit and run: Driver fined after mum traces CCTVAmber Carter-Thompson says she can now "move on" after the crash that broke her leg.
Premiership: Northampton Saints 36-13 Leicester TigersNorthampton run in five tries in a comprehensive East Midlands derby win over Leicester to go top of the Premiership.
Dylan Hartley: England and Northampton Saints hooker retires through injuryNorthampton and England hooker Dylan Hartley retires from professional rugby after failing to recover from a long-term knee injury.
Marks and Spencer: Northampton photo shoot causes upsetThe retailer posted a photo of a model posing in Northampton after it quit the town last year.
Ludlam & McConnochie in England's World Cup squadNorthampton flanker Lewis Ludlam and uncapped Bath wing Ruaridh McConnochie earn shock call-ups to England's World Cup squad, with centre Ben Te'o a glaring omission.
Northampton skeleton laid undiscovered in bush for two yearsThe remains of Adeyemi Olugbuyi, known as "Big Man", were found in Northampton in 2016.
Highlights: Danni Wyatt's 81 seals victory for England over West IndiesOpener Danni Wyatt scores an impressive 81 from 55 balls to help England seal a 42-run victory over West Indies in the second Twenty20 international at Northampton.
Wyatt's dazzling innings sets up England T20 win over West IndiesEngland beat an improved West Indies by 42 runs in an entertaining second Twenty20 international in Northampton.
England v West Indies: Danni Wyatt's half-century helps hosts to winEngland beat an improved West Indies by 42 runs in an entertaining second Twenty20 international in Northampton.
Mental health hospital in Northampton deemed unsafeThe service in Northampton has been threatened with closure if it does not improve.
Northampton murder: Two men guilty of drug debt shootingJerome Smikle and Kayongo Shuleko are convicted of shooting dead Joshua Bains in Northampton.