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10 famous comments that changed the world

Sometimes a few words speak loudest of all - when the Queen made her comment on today’s Scottish referendum, she did it succinctly in just nine words. STACIA BRIGGS finds out how small talk can make a big difference.

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After HMS Investigator became trapped in ice on the northern coast of Banks Island, Cresswell set off with a sledging party across the barren Arctic wastelands. They encountered HMS Phoenix which took them back to Scotland.

Norfolk man’s role in one of the greatest maritime mysteries

The discovery deep in the Arctic of Captain John Franklin’s doomed vessel has solved one of the greatest maritime mysteries. Mark Nicholls looks at the part played in the tale by a Norfolk mariner.

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The Broads poised to re-brand itself as a National Park

The Broads is poised to re-brand itself as a national park in a move being welcomed by tourism leaders as an important way of attracting more visitors.

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The Wroxham Barns annual scone competition - Ian Russell from Wroxham Barns with the winners, (from left), Valerie Noon, Marion Skinner, Emma Mayhew, Louise Gasparro, and (front) Amelia Wicks.
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Do you have what it takes to win Wroxham Barns’ seventh annual scone competition?

The love of the great British scone will see bakers do battle in a bid to be crowned a Norfolk champion.

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