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King’s Lynn man jailed for waving a knife around in the town centre

A judge warned that anyone who produced a knife in a public place was likely to get immediate custody after he jailed a man for 12 months, for waving a knife in King’s Lynn town centre after he had been drinking.

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Advertising for gambling is seemingly everywhere these days  including on football shirts worn by players, such as Matthew Etherington who has fought his own battle with a gambling problem.

Are television betting adverts to blame for causing more gambling problems?

With two Norfolk men jailed recently following crimes created by gambling problems, has the time come to pull the plug on TV adverts?

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The Riverside Road, Gas Hill and Rosary Road area, where a stabbing took place. Picture: Denise Bradley

BBC Crimewatch appeal sparks new leads in Norwich attempted murder case

Detectives hunting a man in connection with an attempted murder in Norwich, during which the victim was slashed across his face and neck, have received a “number of calls” following an appeal on the BBC’s Crimewatch programme.

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Norwich Crown Court. Photo: Adrian Judd.

Man found growing cannabis at his Emneth home

A 32 year-old man was found growing cannabis at his home when police raided his address, a court heard.

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Norwich Crown Court. Photo: Adrian Judd.

King’s Lynn man jailed for having knife in town centre

A judge warned that anyone who produced a knife in a public place was likely to get immediate custody after he jailed a man for 12 months, who waved a knife in King’s Lynn town centre.

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The island of Koh Tao, Thailand

Hannah Witheridge murder: Thai police urged to leave ‘no stone unturned’

Divers have been searching the sea close to where the body of Hemsby woman Hannah Witherirdge was found on a Thai island.

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Police forensic tent at the scene where a man's body was found. Picture: Ian Burt

Update: Post-mortem on body of man in his 20s found in woodland near King’s Lynn

A post-mortem examination is being carried out today on the body of a man in his 20s, which was found in woodland on the outskirts of King’s Lynn.

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