August 1 2014 Latest news:
Better diagnosis and treatment of rare diseases and cancer could be created through a £300m project launched today – and Norfolk is perfectly placed to reap the benefits, life sciences minister George Freeman has claimed. The four-year project will see scientists decode 100,000 patients personal DNA codes by 2017 in a bid to understand more about how disease works.
Only dial 999 in an emergency, or lives could be lost – that is the plea from Norfolk’s blue light services at their busiest time of the year.
Thirsty drinkers at this year’s Norwich City of Ale festival helped to raise £1,000 for the EDP’s Norfolk and Lowestoft Flood Appeal.
A mugger was branded “diabolical” last night after a pensioner was hit over the head with a glass bottle and robbed of his wallet whilst tending to a grave at a Lowestoft churchyard.
Becki Bailey thought she knew everything about her dog Lulu after rehoming the Staffordshire Bull Terrier seven years ago.
A Norwich triathlete is hoping to change the meaning of fast food as she gets set to deliver freshly-made lunches and homemade tea-time treats to city offices.
Music, singing and dancing, films and projections, poetry, letters, joy and heartbreak as the First World War is commemorated in To End All Wars, brought to vivid life by young people from local schools in partnership with professionals, The Gruffalo on stage, pianist Kenneth O’Neill and reggae legends Culture. SIMON PARKIN picks six cultural highlights not to miss this weekend.
A European conflict had been predicted for decades – but when it arrived it still took many by surprise, as the pages of the EDP from late July 1914 make clear. TREVOR HEATON reports on the build-up to war.
With frightening levels of youth unemployment, you’d think employers crying out for raw young talent would have applicants queuing around the block.
The remarkably rich heritage of Norfolk has seen more than 15,000 archaeological finds reported to council experts in just 12 months - a rate of about 40 a day.
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A north Suffolk student has been named runner-up in the Jamie Oliver national youth cooking competition.
Andrew Surman has a big future at Norwich City, insists Canaries’ boss Neil Adams.
Norwich’s Emma Pooley was denied a Commonwealth Games gold medal by six seconds in Thursday morning’s road race event in Glasgow.
Hundreds of customers and employees turned out to the official opening of a new food store in Norwich.