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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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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

Videos for Cambridge

Duke of Cambridge cheers as England score against Czech Republic [Video]Duke of Cambridge cheers as England score against Czech Republic

The Duke of Cambridge celebrates as England take an early lead against the Czech Republic in the Euro 2020 qualifier, alongside Chelsea manager Frank Lampard and ex-premier league player Matt Jansen...

Credit: PA - Press Association STUDIO     Duration: 01:29Published

 

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

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

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'

A temperature of 38.7C was recorded in Cambridge on Thursday, which – if confirmed – would be a new temperature record for the UK.
Independent - Published

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

Jesus College Cambridge appoints its first female black master

jesus college cambridge appoints its first female black master
Sonita Alleyne, who will take up the post in October, is a graduate of Cambridge herself.
BBC News - Published

Girl, 9, hit by car in Wootton in critical condition

girl, 9, hit by car in wootton in critical condition
The girl was taken by air ambulance to Addenbrooke's Hospital in Cambridge following the crash in Wootton.
BBC News - Published

Inside Cambridge's £23m 'eco-mosque'

inside cambridge's £23m 'eco-mosque'
The state-of-the-art place of worship took 10 years to build.
BBC News - Published

Lack of Afro-Caribbean hairdressers 'puts black students off applying to Cambridge'

'If you have afro hair, the expertise is needed – things that are really basic and simple become quite a big challenge'
Independent - Published

Cambridge road sign becomes home to bee swarm

cambridge road sign becomes home to bee swarm
Thousands of bees made a temporary home on road signs for new houses near Cambridge.
BBC News - Published

Cambridge University college bell removed over slavery link

cambridge university college bell removed over slavery link
A former student donated the Demerara Bell to St Catharine's College in Cambridge in 1960.
BBC News - Published

Giulio Regeni: Cambridge student 'tortured to death for being British spy'

'We thought he was an English spy, we took him ... and after loading him in the car we had to beat him', witness allegedly says
Independent - Published

Cambridge to study how it profited from Atlantic slavery

The University of Cambridge said on Tuesday it would conduct a two-year academic study of how it benefited from or validated the Atlantic slave trade and other forms of coerced labor during the..
Reuters - Published

Boat Race 2019: Cambridge beat Oxford by five lengths to win women's race

boat race 2019: cambridge beat oxford by five lengths to win women's race
Cambridge win the women's Boat Race for the third year in a row, beating Oxford by five lengths.
BBC News - Published

Prince William completes 'work experience' with Britain's top spies

Duke of Cambridge spent three weeks working in secret with MI5, MI6 and GCHQ
Independent - Published

Man's 400-mile drive to help stranger visit dying mother

man's 400-mile drive to help stranger visit dying mother
Dean Moore took a woman from Teesside to Cambridge so she could visit her dying mother.
BBC News - Published

Chris Frost punch death: Brother ‘feels sorry’ for killer

chris frost punch death: brother ‘feels sorry’ for killer
Chris Frost was killed by a single punch thrown by his friend outside a Cambridge pub last year.
BBC News - Published

Boat Race: James Cracknell in Cambridge crew to face Oxford on River Thames

boat race: james cracknell in cambridge crew to face oxford on river thames
James Cracknell will compete in the 2019 Boat Race, meaning he will become the oldest competitor in event's history.
BBC News - Published

Cambridge King's Parade 'possible terror target'

cambridge king's parade 'possible terror target'
Cambridge's busiest tourist street is identified as a potential target for a Nice-style vehicle attack.
BBC News - Published

'I'm mixed-race, is Cambridge University right for me?'

'i'm mixed-race, is cambridge university right for me?'
Anoushka has been offered a place at Cambridge. But she's mixed race and worries she won't fit in. Should she accept the offer?
BBC News - Published

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