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Alasdair Nicol and Barry Twomey, with the Felixstowe Coastguard, go through a mud rescue exercise at Kirton Sluice on Sunday, 25 January.

Last year they carried out 84 missions, helping those in need around the region’s waterways. Reporter Edmund Crosthwaite joined Felixstowe Coastguard Rescue Team as they staged a dramatic training exercise.

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18:28
The water main burst in between St Pancras and Farringdon

There are no Thameslink trains between Blackfriars and St Pancras tomorrow in both directions because of flooding between Farringdon and St Pancras, caused by a burst water main.

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Steven Whittaker has a word in the ear of Nathan Redmond, following the Norwich City winger's equaliser against Brentford on Saturday. Picture by Paul Chesterton/Focus Images

It’s arguably Norwich City’s greatest fear of the January transfer window given their last few performances – that if Nathan Redmond departed, the Canaries would have a significant hole to fill.

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Brentford goalkeeper David Button heads clear at Carrow Road. Picture by Paul Chesterton/Focus Images

There should have been nothing surprising in how Brentford went about their business at Carrow Road – that’s in terms of their style and tactics, and the fact the Bees are proving to be a genuine force on their Championship return.

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The unveiling of the GoGoDragon Wish You Were Here at Norwich Airport by the artist Paul Jackson, left, and the airport CEO Andrew Bell. Picture: DENISE BRADLEY

Norwich International Airport unveiled their GoGoDragon! at the airport’s travel show yesterday.

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Yesterday, 22:31
Bradley Johnson cuts a dejected figure as he applauds the home fans following Norwich City's defeat to Brentford at Carrow Road. Picture by Paul Chesterton/Focus Images

Michael Bailey reports from Carrow Road as Norwich City blow their big chance to make Championship progress against Brentford.

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Yesterday, 18:08
Norwich City's Steven Whittaker was deployed in a central role alongside Bradley Johnson in a 2-1 Championship defeat at home to Brentford. 
Picture by Paul Chesterton/Focus Images Ltd

Alex Neil delivered a brutal assessment of Norwich City’s lack of fight after watching his side’s tame 2-1 Championship defeat to Brentford at Carrow Road.

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Yesterday, 17:00
Norwich City striker Lewis Grabban was denied by Brentford keeper David Button in stoppage time of the Canaries' 2-1 Championship defeat to Brentford. 
Picture by Paul Chesterton/Focus Images Ltd

Norwich City slipped to the first defeat of Alex Neil’s reign in a lacklustre 2-1 home loss to Championship promotion hopefuls Brentford at Carrow Road.

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Yesterday, 12:49
Will the Canaries still be celebrating at the end of the season?& Picture by Paul Chesterton/Focus Images

For some reason, it was a David Beckham moment that popped into my head this week. Probably his finest moment as a footballer in this country and why, even if you spend a lot of time focused on his shortcomings, you couldn’t really deny his character or what he achieved.

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Yesterday, 11:41
Andrew Cook, the new Ofsted regional director for the East of England. Picture: DENISE BRADLEY

Ofsted’s new regional director for the East of England has responded to an EDP survey in which 74pc of Norfolk headteachers said they did not have confidence in the inspectorate’s judgements on schools.

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Yesterday, 11:03
RSPCA Find Me A Home: Fatz the dog

An appeal has been made to help find fun-loving dog Fatz a new home.

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Fri, 16:22
Taylor Swift is headlining the event. Photo: Radio 1

The majority of free tickets for BBC Radio 1’s Big Weekend will go to people in Norwich and the surrounding area.

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Fri, 12:12
Members of the elite team show how it's done

“As soon as you tell someone that you’re a cheerleader, people think of you as a scantily clad girl on the sidelines cheering someone on.

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Fri, 10:51
Rumbled: The crooks were arrested just hours after the late night raid

The five strong group - three of whom are from Islington - were jailed for a total of 26 years following the smash and grab raid on the designer store

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Fri, 10:07
BBC Radio 1's Greg James outside City Hall, Norwich. Photo by Sophia France.

Excited crowds gathered outside the City Hall this morning to see former UEA student and radio presenter Greg James officially announce Radio 1’s Big Weekend is coming to Norwich.

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Fri, 09:19
Paolo Nutini performing during Radio 1's Big Weekend at Glasgow Green, Glasgow. Photo: Mark Runnacles/PA Wire.

The full line-up has not yet been revealed, but a glimpse at last year’s performers gives a hint at the pedigree of name expected at this year’s event.

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Fri, 09:01
The gang made off with £70,000-worth of luxury handbags from the Luis Vuitton store in Sloane Street (Picture: Metropolitan Police)

CCTV of the moment thieves smashed through the doors of a store and stole more than £70,000-worth of luxury handbags has been released as the gang involved were sentenced to more than 26 years in prison.

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Fri, 08:50
Taylor Swift performs in Times Square during New Year's Eve celebrations on Wednesday, Dec. 31, 2014 in New York. (Photo by Charles Sykes/Invision/AP)

American singer-songwriter Taylor Swift has been revealed as the first big name to appear at this year’s Radio One Big Weekend - which is being held in Norwich’s Earlham Park.

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Fri, 06:41
Scenes of Johnny Depp movie Mortdecai were filmed at Hatfield House

A new movie released today starring Johnny Depp was filmed in Hatfield.

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Thu, 21:55
The damage to the house in London Road, Brandon

A man has described his shock after a lorry ploughed into his kitchen while he sat in the room next door.

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Thu, 19:14
The Queen is greeted by Yvonne Browne. Picture: Ian Burt

The Queen was joined by actress Dame Penelope Keith for a Women’s Institute meeting this afternoon.

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Thu, 17:50
A large lorry has lost control and smashed into a house on London Road, Brandon.

A man has described his shock after a lorry ploughed into his kitchen while he sat in the room next door.

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Thu, 15:57
Anglian Water

With a cold snap expected to bite and keep temperatures at close to zero for the next few days, homeowners and landlords are being urged to take steps to keep their homes warm.

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Thu, 14:33
Funeral for a Friend will be appearing at The Forum Hertfordshire [Picture: Richard Davies]

Funeral For A Friend will return to Hatfield to play a gig at The Forum Hertfordshire as part of their UK March tour.

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Thu, 12:18
Police would like help identifying this man

Police have released CCTV footage of a serious assault in Chalk Farm that left a man suffering broken ribs, a fractured eye socket and a fractured cheek bone.

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Thu, 10:19
Maddison Jones, from Huntingdon, with her potatoes.

More than 1,000 people attended an event in Huntingdon on Saturday which was held to celebrate the humble potato.

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Thu, 09:42
Eastern Electrics Festival 2014 at Hatfield House [Picture: Marc Sethi]

Eastern Electrics 2015 tickets for this summer’s event at Hatfield House go on sale today.

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Thu, 09:42
Foluke Morris

Now she hopes movie studio will invest in full length film

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Thu, 09:27
Dom Dwyer celebrates scoring for Sporting Kansas City, again, during his red-hot 2014 season. Picture: MIKE GUNNOE

Dom Dwyer is urging Norfolk’s top talent to broaden their horizons if they want to fulfil their footballing dreams.

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Firefighters at the scene of a bedroom fire at a house in Norwich Road at Horstead. Owners John and Tessa Musgrove who were checked for smoke inhalation. Picture: DENISE BRADLEY

A family who almost lost their home in a “devastating” fire started by a charging e-cigarette have issued a warning to others about the devices.

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Thu, 06:06
New Jeep Cherokee mid-size sport utility vehicle is more stylish and has a more premium feel without losing its renowned off-road capability.

The Cherokee is back with a new model that drives up Jeep’s image, says motoring editor Andy Russell.

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Wed, 16:09
Harry Kane and Andros Townsend celebrate during the quarter-final victory over Newcastle

Watch a recap of how Spurs reached the final four ahead of tonight’s semi-final.

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Wed, 16:06
Tom Packer

A Norwich bartender who describes himself as a “hopeless sarcastic romantic” has appealed for people to help him fund his quest to find love.

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Wed, 15:10
A water main has burst on Woodbridge Road East in Ipswich.

A section of Woodbridge Road East damaged by a burst water main on Monday is likely to stay closed until Monday, January 26, a week after the damage was spotted.

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Wed, 15:00
Darth Vader actor Dave Prowse with Isabel Hospice's Lisa Seccombe

Sith Lord Darth Vader lent his Force-ful support to a Welwyn Garden City-based charity.

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Wed, 13:18
Mercedes-Benz Sprinter panel van is a true workhorse with a huge capacity.

The Mercedes-Benz Sprinter is a workhorse with loads going for it, says motoring editor Andy Russell.

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Wed, 12:10
Essex Police helicopter footage of Ben Jolly driving.

An Essex man has been banned from driving for three years after he admitted a string of road offences committed on New Year’s Day.

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Wed, 11:10
The barman is trying to get the funds to pay for 13 dates (Picture: Tom Packer/IndieGoGo)

A bearded barman unable to find love has come up with a novel (and ridiculous) approach to find the girl of his dreams - by setting up a crowd-fund to help him pay for dates.

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Wed, 11:03
Rob Setchell takes a leap of faith

Former Norwich City star Jeremy Goss is challenging Norfolk’s adrenaline junkies to join him for one of two hair-raising charity stunts planned for the summer.

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Wed, 10:08
My Bad Sister - Sophie and Polly Duniam - who are launching their first music album

A well-known set of north Norfolk twins are set to launch their first music album - before returning home to help their mum’s dance show.

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Wed, 09:55
Firefighters at the scene of a bedroom fire at a house, right, in Norwich Road at Horstead. Picture: DENISE BRADLEY

A teenage girl was taken to hospital last night after a family was forced to flee their home when a fire broke out in a bedroom.

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Wed, 08:52
Norwich City manager Neil Adams and first-team coach Mike Phelan spent only a brief period together at the club. Picture by Paul Chesterton/Focus Images

Was it ever meant to be for Mike Phelan’s latest City comeback? MICHAEL BAILEY looks at an awkward fit…

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Wed, 08:46
The Three Up Front crew have plenty to discuss - including Mike Phelan's Norwich City exit earlier this week and what it means for Saturday's visit from Brentford.

Mark Barham believes Norwich City’s loss will be someone else’s gain, following Mike Phelan’s Carrow Road departure.

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Tue, 13:55
Kath Sansom prepares to climb a ladder with the support of firefighter Rachel Casbon and Ben Fawcitt. Pictures: HELEN DRAKE

Women are being urged to consider a firefighting career as part of a campaign to attract more females to the role with a have a go day taking place next month.

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Tue, 12:47
Mike Phelan has left Norwich City by mutual consent.

Mike Phelan has left Norwich City after his contract was terminated by mutual consent.

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Tue, 10:25
A water main has burst on Woodbridge Road East in Ipswich.

A section of Woodbridge Road East close to the Lattice Barn pub in Ipswich looks set to be closed until Friday, following a burst water main in the road on Monday.

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Tue, 09:40
Jakir Ahmed, who was found abandoned on Prince of Wales Road in 2008 and is in the foster care of Sylvia Nunn, and has received a letter refusing his stay in the country. Picture by SIMON FINLAY.

A man who was found on the streets of Norwich six years ago has been refused permission to stay in the country after building a life for himself in the city and community.

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Mon, 18:02
Protesters gathered in Fairfield Road in Framlingham to protest about the proposed housing development.

About 50 protesters today highlighted their opposition to new housing planned for one of Suffolk’s most historic market towns and the “chaos” they claim it will bring the community.

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Mon, 17:57
Commemoration of the 100th anniversary of the bombing of Great Yarmouth by Zeppelin L3. 
The event happened on 19th January 1915.
The mayor laying a wreath on the grave of Samuel Smith.

Picture: James Bass

Heads bowed and the Last Post played out as the community came together to remember the first two British civilians to be killed by aerial bombardment - at the very spot in Great Yarmouth where their lives were claimed.

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Mon, 17:54
A water main has burst on Woodbridge Road East in Ipswich.

A section of Woodbridge Road East in Ipswich is closed because of a burst water main.

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Mon, 14:45
Prime Minister David Cameron visits Ransomes Jacobsen in Ipswich. Photograph Simon Parker

“We’ve got to stick to the plan!” That was the message from Prime Minister David Cameron during his visit to Ipswich to launch his party’s pledge to move towards full employment.

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Mon, 14:24
The driver throws a punch. Picture: YouTube

A cyclist who was knocked off his bike and attacked by a white van driver is not pressing charges, police have said.

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Mon, 12:42
Ravenswood Pet Rescue take in two matted dogs

A big thankyou has gone out to animal lovers who came to the rescue of two dogs which it was feared were destined for the dog bait market.

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Mon, 11:56
Gary Hooper celebrates opening the scoring for Norwich City against Cardiff at Carrow Road. Picture by Paul Chesterton/Focus Images

Six points out of six for Alex Neil so far – another Carrow Road victory the same time next week, and Norwich City will be back in the Championship play-off places.

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Mon, 11:18
Adam Marriott

Match report and video highlights from Saturday’s win at York City in Sky Bet League 2

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Mon, 10:48
The Kennel Club Novice Agility Stakes Semi Finals.Kennel Club representative, Gerald King; Wiz the dog; and UEA Professor, Bruce Lyons PHOTO: Yulia Titovets

The professor who lives in Norwich beat professionals in the finals held at Olympia in London

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Mon, 09:56
Car meet at Makro supermarket for terminally ill Mark Callf with over 600 cars in attendance to raise money for The Big C, Norfolk's Cancer Charity.  Photo by Mark Bullimore

He may have just a short time left to live – but the car community is determined Mark Callf enjoys every last moment.

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Mon, 09:50
Two goal Tommy Treacher on the ball. Picture: Steve Williams.

Wisbech Town showed no mercy as they hammered strugglers Harborough Town 7-0 on Saturday.

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Mon, 09:43
The man was knocked down by the sliding motobike live on television (Picture via ITV News)

As a reporter sometimes you have to go find the news - and sometime the story, well, comes to you - after a collision between a pedestrian and a motorbike was caught live on air.

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Mon, 08:35
These pigeons know exactly where they're going [Photo by Peter Macdiarmid/Getty Images]

When you’re stuck on the Underground, you might imagine that being able to fly would be a better alternative.

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Mon, 08:10
The 2 Series Active Tourer introduces front-wheel drive to the marque and takes BMW into the multi-purpose vehicle market.

The 2 Series Active Tourer marks a new era and several firsts for BMW, says motoring editor Andy Russell.

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Sunday, January 18, 2015
This beautiful video combines poetry with the voices of Londoners [Image from YouTube]

Why do you love London?

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Sunday, January 18, 2015
Gary ONeil applauds the Norwich City fans at Carrow Road following Saturday's victory over Cardiff. Picture by Paul Chesterton/Focus Images

It’s curious to remember when Norwich City walked off the pitch after their home draw with Birmingham earlier in the season – from two-goals down, the Canaries should have won that game but left with a welcome point. Arguably the reaction to that result was more uplifting to what City did this weekend at home to Cardiff – almost throwing away a commanding half-time lead.

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Sunday, January 18, 2015
Cameron McGeehan has swapped Norwich City's development squad for a stint on loan at Cambridge United. Picture: Matthew Usher

For someone who counts Frank Lampard as a midfield inspiration, there was something a little familiar about Cameron McGeehan’s excellent two-goal debut for Cambridge United.

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Sunday, January 18, 2015
Zoe Jackson, Living the Dream

She has been listed as one of the world’s Top 100 inspiring women, won a Women of the Future award and has received the backing of Richard Branson - and now St Albans entrepreneur Zoe Jackson is to be presented to the Queen.

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Saturday, January 17, 2015
Manager Alex Neil reacts to some questionable decision-making as his Norwich City side struggle to hold out for their Championship win over Cardiff at Carrow Road. Picture by Paul Chesterton/Focus Images

Michael Bailey reports from Carrow Road as Norwich City earn their first home win for new manager Alex Neil – but they do it the hard way once again.

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Saturday, January 17, 2015
Alex Neil shows the strain in Norwich City's 3-2 Championship win over Cardiff City. 
Picture by Paul Chesterton/Focus Images Ltd

Norwich City chief Alex Neil admitted his overriding emotion was relief after a hard-fought 3-2 Championship win over Cardiff City.

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Saturday, January 17, 2015
John Ruddy denies Peter Whittingham from the penalty spot in Norwich City's Championship game against Cardiff City at Carrow Road. 
Picture by Paul Chesterton/Focus Images Ltd

Norwich City boss Alex Neil got off to a winning start at Carrow Road but the Canaries were made to earn a 3-2 Championship win over Cardiff City.

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Saturday, January 17, 2015
Pupils from Holbrook Primary School, with teacher Richard Williams, got to design items that were then made into 3D prints.

It is one of the most cutting edge pieces of technology and soon children as young as five will be getting their hands on it.

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Saturday, January 17, 2015
Mark Callf whose friends organised a car rally to celebrate his life. Picture: Maurice Gray

Friends of a Norwich man with terminal cancer have organised a celebration of his life.

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Saturday, January 17, 2015
The public meeting at the Stowmarket Community Hub

Members of the Stowmarket community rallied last night to defend the importance of two level crossings which they fear could close under Network Rail plans.

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Friday, January 16, 2015
Cameron Jerome's impact was stunning at Cardiff back in September. It wasn't bad at Bournemouth on Saturday either. Here's to more this weekend.
 Picture by Paul Chesterton/Focus Images

Given the plight of some football managers, you wonder if Alex Neil was remotely tempted to leave his Norwich City career as a one-match experience following that remarkable game last weekend.

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Friday, January 16, 2015
Russell Martin wins a header during Norwich City's win at Bournemouth last weekend. The City skipper wants his side to repeat the feat for Alex Neil's first match at Carrow Road. Picture by Paul Chesterton/Focus Images

Perceived football wisdom says it takes a manager time – maybe a full season – to shape a side in his image following his arrival.

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Friday, January 16, 2015
Police at the scene in East Hill, Colchester

A woman has died after colliding with a coach.

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Friday, January 16, 2015
Rich Walker, of Shadow Robot

President of the US Barack Obama and Prime Minister David Cameron have announced £500,000 funding for an Islington robotics company.

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Friday, January 16, 2015
Great Yarmouth singer Neil Francis. Picture by: Day Clifford

He is the tuneful starlet who became an internet sensation after getting scores of strangers to join in with an impromptu sing-along on the London Underground.

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Friday, January 16, 2015
Jamal Lowe celebrates his opening goal of the afternoon. Picture: Leigh Page

UPDATE: Saints add impressive trialist Michael Malcolm and Immanuel Soetan

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Friday, January 16, 2015
The Duchess admires the hair of six-month-old Naya with her foster mother Tigest Tesfamichael before saying she was

The Duchess of Cambridge was in Highbury today to meet some of Islington’s foster parents and children.

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Friday, January 16, 2015
The aptly named Snow Street in Roydon. Photograph Simon Parker

Forecasters are predicting the first real wintry conditions of the season for eastern England this weekend, with snow, sleet and ice set to arrive.

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Friday, January 16, 2015
The driver gets out an unleashes a torrent of abuse before attacking the rider (Picture: YouTube/DrMorocho)

The shocking moment a van driver ran a cyclist off the road and then assaulted him in east London has been released in a bid to catch the attacker.

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Friday, January 16, 2015
Music feat pix 15/1/15

Last year saw the emergence of Sam Smith, George Ezra, Ellie Eyre and Royal Blood, but who will be getting music fans excited in 2015? SIMON PARKIN looks at 10 hotly tipped talents and where you can see them in this region.

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Friday, January 16, 2015
Al Murray, The Pub Landlord, who intends to stand for election at the general election. Photo: Pete Dadds/Avalon/PA.

Comedian Al Murray is well-known for his portrayal of the ‘pub landlord’, celebrating all things British. But now Mr Murray he has put his pint to one side and announced he will stand against UKIP leader Nigel Farage in May’s general election.

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Friday, January 16, 2015
Roy Stearman has a collection of more than 30 gramophones. Picture: Ian Burt

Walking into Roy Stearman’s home is like taking a step back in time.

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Friday, January 16, 2015
The driver throws a punch. Picture: YouTube

This shocking footage shows a cyclist being knocked off his bike and then assaulted by a white van driver.

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Friday, January 16, 2015
Freddy Hazelwood is four-years-old and has cerebral palsy  his family, have been raising money for more than a year for him to go to America and have his operation so that he can now walk.

A four-year-old boy with cerebral palsy took his first unaided steps after his family succeeded in raising almost £100,000 for a “miracle” operation.

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Thursday, January 15, 2015
Conor McGrandles captains Norwich City in Thursday night's Premier League U21 Cup tie at Southampton. 
Picture by Paul Chesterton/Focus Images Ltd

Norwich City’s development squad fell at the last 16 stage in Thursday’s Premier League U21 Cup 2-0 defeat against Southampton’s U21s at St Mary’s.

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Thursday, January 15, 2015
Leon Phillips

An Ipswich man who was the second in command of a criminal gang responsible for importing 4.5 tonnes of drugs, some of which came in through Felixstowe, has been jailed.

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Thursday, January 15, 2015
Luke Wright

Norfolk poet Luke Wright gives a sneak preview of his ambitious new full-length show in Norwich next week. SIMON PARKIN finds out more.

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Thursday, January 15, 2015
Heritage educator Gordon Phillips during the celebrations.

Pupils from Ramsey Junior School made the most of the festivities for Plough Monday by creating a spectacle for the town.

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Thursday, January 15, 2015
Two hares fighting. Picture: Simon Stirrup.

A year in the life of The Wildfowl and Wetlands Trust’s (WWT) Welney Wetland Centre is going to be captured on camera as part of a major project ... and the centre wants volunteers to play a central role.

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Thursday, January 15, 2015
Broadwater Road traffic lights

A new traffic layout will be trialed from Monday at one of Welwyn Garden City’s busiest junctions

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Thursday, January 15, 2015
E-cigarette

Warning to take extra care with e-cigarette devices

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Thursday, January 15, 2015
The McDonald's outlet in Brundall.  Picture: George Ryan

Armed police and a negotiator were called to a McDonald’s in Brundall in the early hours of this morning after a man with two knives locked himself inside the restaurant.

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Thursday, January 15, 2015
The altercation between Alastair Campbell and the 61-year-old was captured on CCTV.

Tony Blair’s former spin doctor, Alastair Campbell, has rejected claims he assaulted a man during an altercation in a Hampstead street, insisting he was verbally abused and spat at in an unprovoked attack.

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Thursday, January 15, 2015
This man is wanted in connection with an attack on a bus driver in Croydon (Picture: Metropolitan Police)

Shocking CCTV of the moment a bus driver is headbutted whilst on a break in Croydon has been released by police in an appeal to catch the attacker.

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Thursday, January 15, 2015
Sudesh Patel, manager at Budgens in Packington Street

A convenience store which has been raided by a gang of moped-riding thieves three times in five months could be forced to close if it is hit again, says its manager.

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Wednesday, January 14, 2015
REVIEW OF THE YEAR PICS 2014

File photo dated 18/9/2014 of Scottish First Minister Alex Salmond outside Ritchie Hall polling station in Strichen as polls have opened on a historic day for Scotland as voters determine whether the country should remain part of the United Kingdom. PRESS ASSOCIATION Photo. Issue date: Saturday December 13, 2014. See PA story XMAS Year. Photo credit should read: Danny Lawson/PA Wire

Comedian Al Murray pledged to send strident Scottish nationalist Alex Salmond to Norwich as he launched his campaign to deprive Nigel Farage of a seat in Westminster.

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