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Milton Keynes

Large town in south central England founded in 1967

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Milton Keynes: Large town in south central England founded in 1967
Milton Keynes ( KEENZ is a large town in Buckinghamshire, England, about 50 miles north-west of London. It is the principal settlement of the Borough of Milton Keynes, a unitary authority. At the 2011 Census, its population was almost 230,000; the Office for National Statistics estimates that it will reach 300,000 by 2025. The River Great Ouse forms its northern boundary; a tributary, the River Ouzel, meanders through its linear parks and balancing lakes. Approximately 25% of the urban area is parkland or woodland and includes two SSIs.

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Free robot delivery for health workers in British town [Video]

Free robot delivery for health workers in British town

A fleet of robots on wheels that deliver shopping in the English town of Milton Keynes have seen their popularity surge as residents are stuck indoors due to the coronavirus lockdown.

Credit: Reuters Studio     Duration: 01:23Published
How sniffer dogs could help with the coronavirus crisis [Video]

How sniffer dogs could help with the coronavirus crisis

Specially trained sniffer dogs could help identify carriers of Covid-19 and help control the spread of the disease, according to scientists in the UK.

Credit: Reuters Studio     Duration: 01:14Published

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Bette Williamson, from Milton Keynes was pictured during the London celebrations on 8 May, 1945.
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Coronavirus: Thousands join Milton Keynes toddler music session

Families in Italy and Denmark joined sing-a-long session in Milton Keynes.
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Milton Keynes: Two held on suspicion of murder

Police say they are treating the death of a man in his 40s from a knife wound as unexplained.
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Coronavirus: Life inside an isolation centre in Milton Keynes

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Do roundabouts make Milton Keynes healthier?

Scientists say the town's road layout makes it a less polluted place to live.
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Coronavirus: Next Britons flown from China to be taken to Milton Keynes

UK citizens returning from coronavirus-hit China will be quarantined for 14 days.
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Milton Keynes gull problems: Staff faced bird 'poo fear'

Experts were called in to remove about 3,000 gulls roosting on a shirt firm's warehouse.
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Milton Keynes school stabbing: Boy arrested after pupil injured

A Stantonbury International School pupil "received a small puncture wound to his back", police say.
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Ex-policewoman 'died after chasing off armed gang' in Milton Keynes

Hang Yin Leung, 64, had a heart attack after chasing away six men from her home, an inquest hears.
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Milton Keynes streets flooded by burst water main

Fire crews estimate the leak created a body of water "half-a-mile-long," affecting about 50 homes.
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Milton Keynes stabbing: Five men arrested on suspicion of murder after woodland killing

Victim in his twenties pronounced dead at scene
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Milton Keynes stabbing: Five arrests as police launch murder inquiry

A man in his 20s was stabbed to death during an "altercation" in Milton Keynes, police say.
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Milton Keynes house party stabbings: Fourth murder charge

A 15-year-old boy is charged with two counts of murder and two of attempted murder.
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Milton Keynes stabbings: Fourth arrest over house party deaths

The 16-year-old boy is the fourth person to be arrested after two teenagers died earlier this month.
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Milton Keynes stabbings: Second man charged with murder of two teenagers at party to appear in court

Dom Ansah and Ben Gillham-Rice, both 17, stabbed to death at birthday event
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Charlie Chandler: Man charged with murder after two teenagers stabbed to death at house party

A man has been charged with two counts of murder and two counts of attempted murder after two 17-year-olds were stabbed to death at a house party in Milton Keynes, Thames Valley Police has said.
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Milton Keynes stabbings: Teens knifed in chest and back

Dom Ansah and Ben Gillham-Rice, both 17, were killed at a party in Milton Keynes on Saturday.
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Milton Keynes stabbings: More time to question suspect

Detectives continue to question a man accused of stabbing two teenagers to death in Milton Keynes.
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Milton Keynes stabbing: Man arrested after two teenagers killed at house party

The suspect is believed to have been known to the victims, but is not thought to have been invited to the party
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Milton Keynes stabbings: Masked gate-crashers 'targeted' boys in double murder at house party, police believe

Friends and family pay tributes to two 17-year-olds killed in 'senseless' attack
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Milton Keynes stabbings: Tributes to victims of 'senseless' killings

The 17-year-olds killed in Milton Keynes are named locally as Dom Ansah and Ben Gillham-Rice.
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Two teenagers dead after Milton Keynes stabbing

Two 17-year-old boys die after being stabbed in Milton Keynes, Thames Valley Police say.
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Milton Keynes stabbing: Police launch double murder investigation into death of two 17-year-old boys

Teenagers found seriously injured at house shortly before midnight
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Leah Croucher: Police search lake for missing woman

Leah Croucher "disappeared without a trace" while walking to work in Milton Keynes on 15 February.
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How Milton Keynes became UK's 'skate capital'

MK Skate will reveal the "seminal" role the town has played in the rise of UK skateboarding culture.
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Milton Keynes shopping centre celebrates 40 years

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Leah Croucher "disappeared without a trace" while walking to work in Milton Keynes on 15 February.
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