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The East of England Labour Party conference at the Cameo Hotel in Copdock. Harriet Harman speaking.

Harriet Harman and Ed Balls insist Labour can still win in the south

Labour heavyweights Harriet Harman and Ed Balls have both insisted they will put the setbacks of the last few weeks behind them and go on to win next year’s general election at a weekend conference near Ipswich.

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The East of England Labour Party conference at the Cameo Hotel in Copdock. Ed Balls speaking.

Labour’s Ed Balls pledges £1 billion to NHS during Suffolk conference

The government should spend £1 billion collected in banking fines over the last few weeks to improve the National Health Service, shadow chancellor Ed Balls told a conference near Ipswich today.

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Primary school children from the Lowestoft area take part in the Crucial Crew Event at Lowestoft Community Church.

Children from across Waveney learn the safety message

Children from schools across Waveney are taking part in a national safety initiative.

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Norwich Railway Station. Commuters passengers passing throught the barriers to the trains. Photo : Steve Adams

East Anglian train passengers’ two million minute wait for a train

Passengers using Greater Anglia trains have endured more than two million minutes of delays since Abellio took control in February 2012, a Freedom of Information request has revealed.

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Tory defector Mark Reckless has been voted back in as the MP for Rochester and Strood - but this time as UKIP's second Member of Parliament.

Is our region ripe for UKIP to gain more political ground in forthcoming election?

If the UK Independence Party has a heartland, it is arguably the coastal towns and farming communities of eastern England.

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Jess Asato, Labour Prospective Parliamentary Candidate for Norwich North.

“Hypocrisy” or “privatisation to a ludicrous extreme” - Norwich politicians in war over words over NHS

A war of words over the NHS has broken out between two politicians fighting to represent Norwich North next year.

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