Northants pace bowler Azharullah takes three wickets to put Essex under pressure on day one at Chelmsford.
A twitter account linked to hacking collective Lizard Squad claims responsibility for an attack on the National Crime Agency website, after six teenagers, including one from Northamptonshire, are arrested.
From Scrabble to shin-kicking, meet England's lesser-known world champions.
Lancashire Lightning beat Northants Steelbacks by 13 runs at Edgbaston to win the T20 Blast for the first time.
Plans for 292 homes on the site of a factory in Roade which once made piano parts is approved.
Josh Windass secures a point from the penalty spot for Accrington in their draw with Northampton.
Richard Levi hits an unbeaten 63 as Northants beat Birmingham Bears to reach the T20 Blast final at Edgbaston.
New signs to warn of the dangers of toxic algae at Daventry Country Park are erected after a dog dies after swimming in the reservoir
Net migration to the east of England has increased in the past year more quickly than anywhere else outside London and the South East.
Pakistan all-rounder Shahid Afridi rejoins Northants ahead of Saturday's T20 Blast finals day tomorrow.
Six teenage boys, including one from Northampton, have been arrested on suspicion of using software from hackers who claim they disrupted Xbox and PlayStation last Christmas.
Firefighters are called out to assist a curious cow
BBC Sport analyses the star players and the form book as Birmingham, Hampshire, Lancashire and Northants contest Finals Day.
Detectives investigating allegations of historic sexual and physical abuse involving a religious group in Northampton believe there may be more victims yet to come forward
Wrangle over bid to repatriate a 4,000-year-old statue to Egypt
Three Northampton Saints players are named in England's 31-man squad for the World Cup, which starts next month.
Northampton's George North will play for the first time since March in Wales' World Cup warm-up match in Ireland on Saturday.
Inspectors raise "urgent concerns" about the "the unsafe storage of medicines" by a hospital trust.
Northampton manager Chris Wilder says Newcastle paid his side "ultimate respect" in their Capital One Cup second-round defeat.
Florian Thauvin scores on his full debut as Newcastle beat Northampton to reach the third round of the Capital One Cup.