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A drink driver who killed a Wisbech man after causing a five-vehicle collision has been jailed for six years.

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16 minutes ago

Two cyclists hoping to raise thousands for a children’s hospital department set off from the Norwich and Norfolk University Hospital (NNUH).

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54 minutes ago

A garden built by a team of young people in memory of a beloved Baldock school secretary has today been unveiled at her old workplace.

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Schools in Norfolk have been given an award to recognise their efforts to encourage children to be welcoming and inclusive.

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15:27

A week ago today pop superstars Take That took to the stage at Carrow Road for their first-ever show in Norwich.

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14:45

A baby aardvark has become the latest addition at a local wildlife park, making it the second in the country to breed the species.

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10:59

A baby aardvark has become the latest addition at a Kessingland zoo, making it only the second in the country to successfully breed the species.

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10:19

Jacob Murphy is the subject of a four-way tussle from Premier League clubs following the Norwich City youngster’s eye-catching impact for England’s Under-21s after his breakthrough season at Carrow Road.

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10:17

Fourteen-year-old Will Daniels is hoping to sing his way to victory in the grand final of a national music competition next month.

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10:10

Political parties in Welwyn Hatfield came together to send their heartfelt condolences to everyone affected by the Grenfell Tower tragedy.

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07:49

Firefighters in Lowestoft were called out over concerns about a bonfire at a marina on Wednesday night.

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06:00

Norwich City’s Championship prospects appear in rude health, according to one leading bookmaker.

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Yesterday, 19:51

A top comic brought a smile to the face of a Norfolk child who has recently had his leg amputated - telling him: “There’s no limit to what you can achieve in your life”.

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Yesterday, 18:59

Residents at a high-rise block of flats in Lowestoft have been reassured by fire chiefs - a week on from the Grenfell Tower tragedy.

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Yesterday, 18:31

It is a poignant and extraordinary story of the life of a young man who became the last king of the Sikh empire who was laid to rest in Suffolk.

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Yesterday, 15:51

It may be a case of playing every club twice but things are never so straightforward – MICHAEL BAILEY points to five things we have learned now we know Norwich City’s order of Championship play next season.

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Yesterday, 14:50

The first big date of the new season arrived on Wednesday morning with the much-anticipated unveiling of the new Championship fixture list. Chris Lakey has done some number-crunching.

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Yesterday, 13:44

A care home is raising money to buy a revolutionary new product to help people with dementia enjoy a better quality of life.

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Yesterday, 13:28

A retro 1980s festival is boosting Norwich’s profile as a city of live music.

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Yesterday, 11:49

Soaring temperatures and longer days have resulted in a huge boost for Norfolk’s early evening economy.

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Yesterday, 10:56

Norwich City’s Championship schedule for the 2017-18 season is out – and you can save yourself a lot of time by downloading the fixtures straight to your calendar right here.

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Yesterday, 10:05

Norwich City fans have been digesting the fixtures for the new Championship season.

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Yesterday, 09:28

A Hatfield pub is holding a table top sale today and tomorrow to raise money for the survivors of the Grenfell Tower blaze.

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Yesterday, 09:27

A cunning fox seeking to out-do three greedy farmers, Roald Dahl’s Fantastic Mr Fox is coming to Norwich. Director Maria Aberg reveals all about bringing the family favourite to the stage.

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Yesterday, 07:47

Temperatures across some inland areas of East Anglia are expected to rise to 32C today, possibly making it the hottest June day on record.

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Tue, 20:35

A motorcyclist who suffered a head injury lay in the middle of a Norwich road for more than an hour-and-a-half waiting for an ambulance to arrive.

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Tue, 19:03

Declan Rudd will complete a move to Preston on July 1 after cutting his ties with boyhood club Norwich City for an undisclosed fee.

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Tue, 19:00

The weekend may feel like it went by too quickly, but you can take a look back at some of the highlights from this year’s Weston-super-Mare Air Festival and Armed Forces Weekend.

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Tue, 18:05

The distraught sister of a missing Essex man last seen in Norfolk has made an emotional appeal for information about his whereabouts on BBC One’s Crimewatch Roadshow.

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Tue, 17:37

Shoppers are going to be on cloud nine after a raft of new pop-up stalls opened on Norwich Market.

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Tue, 16:56

A Welwyn Garden City man is looking for a home for the set of magnificent models he has lovingly hand-crafted over his 90-year life.

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Tue, 16:25

A thrilling portrayal of one of Britain’s greatest ever leaders will be shown at the Curzon this week.

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Tue, 15:39

We’ve compiled a list of our favourite places from across the county to celebrate the inaugural Suffolk Day tomorrow.

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Tue, 14:40

Borussia Dortmund II’s Chris Domogalla will join Norwich City’s German contingent to head up their fitness department in time for pre-season.

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Tue, 12:04

A father is set to cycle over 1,000 miles in seven days to raise money for the hospital that saved his son’s life.

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Tue, 11:57

It is not every day you play human Tinder in a room of 1,000 people, or see a prosthetic limb crowd-surf its way to the front of a stage only to be used as an over-sized shot glass, but let’s just say Bristol Comedy Garden was full of surprises…

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Tue, 10:47

The 110-ft statue divided opinion when it was first erected

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Mon, 22:35

Rehearsals are “sounding fantastic” as the Showstoppers choir of a thousand prepares to close the Royal Norfolk Show.

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Mon, 21:32

Despite being one of the warmest days of the year on Sunday, some people felt it was not hot enough.

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Mon, 18:35

Dereham Road in Norwich has reopened following an earlier crash between a car and motorbike.

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Mon, 17:33

A 15-year-old terminally-ill girl has been left without vital medicine after a thief snatched her mother’s handbag.

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Mon, 17:30

The man arrested after a terror attack at the Muslim Welfare House in Seven Sisters Road is believed to be a father-of-four from Weston-super-Mare.

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Mon, 17:08

A Hitchin computer wizz has drawn on his love of the cult 1980s computer game Daley Thompson’s Decathlon to create his own app for smartphones.

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Mon, 17:06

The man arrested after an attack on Muslims at a mosque in London’s Finsbury Park is believed to be a father-of-four from Weston-super-Mare, the Mercury can reveal.

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Mon, 16:55

“At its core, Islam is a religion of peace.” That’s the message Jeremy Corbyn gave to worshippers at Finsbury Park Mosque today following this morning’s terrorist attack.

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Mon, 16:05

A Norwich man has told of his dramatic escape from a wildfire that killed 62 people in central Portugal.

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Mon, 15:46

Anyone considering a naughty lope through Norfolk’s wheat fields as part of a mass event organised on social media has been urged to think twice.

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Mon, 15:44

The owner of a barbershop behind a fundraising day to help save the life of a baby with a rare and potentially fatal condition is “blown away” by the response.

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Mon, 15:37

The number of days older people have been stuck in hospital while waiting for social care packages to be sorted so they can leave has soared.

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Mon, 14:01

I am Lesley McAuley, the mother of Kerri McAuley whose life was brutally ended at the hands of Joe Storey on January 8th 2017. This day forever changed my life and the lives of everybody who knew and loved my daughter.

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Mon, 12:57

A young cancer survivor has spoken out about the ‘hidden costs’ of cancer with actress Patsy Palmer as part of an awareness campaign.

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Mon, 12:30

A Redbridge resident who had his car stolen from his driveway by high-tech thieves has revealed the shocking ease with which the criminals were able to take his car.

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Mon, 12:29

Joe Storey will serve a minimum of 24 years in jail after being found guilty of murdering his former partner Kerri McAuley following a “sustained and brutal” attack in her Norwich home.

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Mon, 11:00

With a whole array of music festivals to choose from throughout Norfolk and Suffolk during the summer months, it is hard to take your pick.

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Mon, 10:45

Broadchurch and Doctor Who actor Arthur Darvill talks about his parallel career as a composer and lyricist and how he jumped at the chance to work on the musical adaptation of Roald Dahl’s classic.

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Mon, 08:34

Furious homebuyers have expressed their frustration after a developer failed to deliver on the house of their dreams.

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Sunday, June 18, 2017

Open air cinema will take place in the grounds of St Albans Cathedral for the first time as part of this year’s St Albans Film Festival.

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Sunday, June 18, 2017

An illustrator and graffiti artist from Norfolk has won a top UK illustration competition, beating out some of the country’s best artists to be ranked number one in the country.

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Sunday, June 18, 2017

Cinema and food-lovers are in for a treat next month as an outdoor cinema and dining experience will set up in Bristol.

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Sunday, June 18, 2017

A carer who supports his sister has made an emotional plea to urge other men in his situation to get support.

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Sunday, June 18, 2017

If there is one common trait possessed by dads across the world, it’s their ability to tell a bad joke.

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A woman who mistakenly believed her cancer was a sporting injury is urging people to sign up to take part in Weston’s Race For Life.

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Sunday, June 18, 2017

The family of a toddler with a rare condition say one of her legs may now be amputated after they ran out of time in their efforts to raise £300,000.

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Sunday, June 18, 2017

Cromer skatepark celebrated its second anniversary at the weekend - just months after it was threatened with closure.

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Sunday, June 18, 2017

Age is no barrier to being a volunteer at the de Havilland Aircraft Museum, the home of the Mosquito Aircraft Museum.

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Sunday, June 18, 2017

Two Norfolk school boys have made it through to the next round of The Voice Kids UK after wowing judges will.i.am, Danny Jones and Pixie Lott on last night’s episode of the ITV talent show.

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Sunday, June 18, 2017

With Norfolk set to bask in glorious sunshine for much of the week a cooling treat will certainly be on the cards. Here are some of the places which sell the tastiest ice creams in the county.

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Sunday, June 18, 2017

A statue of Hunstanton’s founding father has been unveiled with Victorian-inspired activities to mark the occasion.

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Sunday, June 18, 2017

A young boy has been praised for his actions after he alerted neighbours to a large shed fire in Thorpe Marriott.

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Sunday, June 18, 2017

Thousands visited Weston-super-Mare yesterday (Saturday) for the annual Air Festival and Armed Forces Weekend.

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Saturday, June 17, 2017

Pop-punk heavyweights New Found Glory will be touring the country to celebrate their 20th anniversary, and West Country fans can see them at Bristol’s O2 Academy.

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Saturday, June 17, 2017

Every dog has his day - or so the saying goes.

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Saturday, June 17, 2017

Pop superstars Take That wowed nearly 60,000 people with their Wonderland tour during their debut visit to Norwich this week.

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Saturday, June 17, 2017

The “failings” that meant a convicted killer was not in court to attend his sentencing hearing for the brutal murder of a Norwich mother of two have added to the sense of grief and loss suffered by the victim’s family.

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Saturday, June 17, 2017

Take That’s Mark Owen has hinted the band may return to Norwich at some point in the future as he thanked fans for turning out to two sell-out concerts in the city.

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Saturday, June 17, 2017

Sasha Regan returns to the Cambridge Arts Theatre with one of the most popular Gilbert & Sullivan operas, ‘The Mikado’, later this month.

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Saturday, June 17, 2017

Norwich City’s summer recruitment from elsewhere is in full flow – yet MICHAEL BAILEY wonders whether the Canaries’ academy is falling short on helping out

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Saturday, June 17, 2017

Swardeston continue their defence of the National Club Twenty20 title tomorrow when they host Horsford in the final stage of Norfolk qualification.

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Saturday, June 17, 2017

New signing Christoph Zimmermann knows he must prove his ability in English football’s second tier if he is to continue to flourish under Daniel Farke at Norwich City.

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Saturday, June 17, 2017

Take a look at our slideshow of aerial photographs of various locations around Exmouth, which were taken in 1993.

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Friday, June 16, 2017

Celebrity Jake Humphrey was full of high praise for Take That as he attended the band’s Wonderland tour gig in Norwich, tweeting after the show: “The boys still have it.”

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Friday, June 16, 2017

International pop superstars Take That have wrapped up their second Norwich stadium show and the fans’ verdict is in: it was wonderland.

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Friday, June 16, 2017

Traffic around Carrow Road in Norwich has slowed to a snail’s pace as up to 30,000 Take That fans make their way to the stadium.

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Friday, June 16, 2017

A £10,000 reward is being offered in the hunt for a sex attacker after two incidents in Haggerston in two days.

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Friday, June 16, 2017

Eye witnesses have captured the moment a white van ‘went up like a torch’ in West Wick this afternoon (Friday).

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Friday, June 16, 2017

The region’s ambulance service has seen a 360pc spike in community first responder (CFR) registrations of interest following National Volunteers’ Week.

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Friday, June 16, 2017

The Comet has been tracking Stevenage’s inspirational Twin Towns cyclists as they continue they dig deep on the most gruelling stage of their ride across Europe to raise £100,000 for Lister Hospital.

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Friday, June 16, 2017

We’ve heard of the Beast of Cumbria and the Creature of Cornwall, but what about the Cat of Congham?

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Friday, June 16, 2017

As about 30 bees swarm around me, I’m not screaming, crying, using bad language or running away from the scene as fast as my legs can carry me.

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Friday, June 16, 2017

Norwich City will host League Two side Swindon Town at Carrow Road in the first round of the League Cup.

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Friday, June 16, 2017

A £10,000 reward has been offered to anyone who can help identify and convict the sex attacker who struck twice in Haggerston within the space of two days.

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Friday, June 16, 2017

Take That fans were met with long queues at Norwich train station after last night’s concert at Carrow Road with some describing the situation as “chaos”.

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Friday, June 16, 2017

The draw for the first round of the League Cup will be made at 1pm today, with Norwich City one of the southern seeds.

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Friday, June 16, 2017

The sentencing of a man convicted of the brutal murder of a Norwich mother of two has had to be adjourned because the killer told prison bosses he did not need to attend the hearing in person.

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Friday, June 16, 2017

Half a dozen siblings of seriously ill children at Haven House Children’s Hospice have recorded a song in support of the charity’s work.

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Friday, June 16, 2017

The devastated family of murdered mother-of-two Kerri McAuley have bravely spoken out to try and prevent future tragedies.

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