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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.

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Prince William jokes about spreading coronavirus in Dublin [Video]

Prince William jokes about spreading coronavirus in Dublin

Prince William has joked about spreading the coronavirus while speaking to emergency service workers during his visit to Dublin. The Duke of Cambridge was attending a reception hosted by Britain's..

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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.
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Danielle Bradford, 21, was "humiliated" during a Council for British Archaeology awards event.
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Ex-students say they are "staggered" the languages professor has been readmitted to Trinity Hall.
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The hospital in Cambridge is the first in the UK to be rated outstanding in all five areas.
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The Fitzwilliam Museum in Cambridge has refurbished its main gallery, which will open on Monday.
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The 9ft snake is still on the loose in Cambridge after more than 24 hours.
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Two recent Cambridge graduates have written a book exploring what it's like to be the minority in a majority white institution.
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