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Video: Plans for £170m investment to make East Anglia rail line safer and more reliable set out - but brace yourself for disruption

Rail users are set to face major disruption next year as part of a £170m raft of works to make the East Anglian rail link between Norwich and London safer and more reliable.

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Justice Secretary Chris Grayling during his speech to delegates at the Conservative Party annual  conference in the International Convention Centre, Birmingham. Joe Giddens/PA Wire

Giant private firm given contract to supervise criminals in Norfolk and Suffolk

A giant private firm has been awarded the new Government contract for supervising criminals in the community in Norfolk and Suffolk.

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A scheme which would have seen the ends of the runway at RAF Coltishall dug up has been ditched. Picture; MIKE PAGE

Bid to dig up runway at former RAF Coltishall is ditched as solar farm proposal is lodged

A controversial proposal to dig up part of the runway at the former RAF Coltishall base has been ditched, as plans for a huge solar farm on the site were submitted.

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Second jobs and party donations from energy firms, IT and property companies - what has your MP declared in the latest MP’s register of interests?

Many MPs earn money from second jobs and directorships, receive donations from businesses and individuals and head off on overseas trips. Under parliamentary rules, they must publish this information. Political editor Annabelle Dickson looks at the latest register of MPs’ interests.

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The sun sets over the site near Saddlebow, where the incinerator was proposed to be built. Picture: Matthew Usher.

Norfolk incinerator bill wrangle could continue until after Christmas

The full cost to the Norfolk taxpayer of scrapping the incinerator in King’s Lynn may not be known until after Christmas, council bosses have warned.

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F-35B Lightning II

Contract for more of RAF Marham’s Lightning II aircraft to be signed in the coming weeks

A deal for new jets to operate from RAF Marham has moved a step closer, with the Government poised to sign a contract in the coming weeks.

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