It was all looking very James Bond-esque at Archbishop Sancroft High School in Harleston when pupils got a behind the scenes look at the science, technology, maths and engineering used by the armed forces.

A world-leading centre of plant science and microbiology is celebrating 50 years of food, farming and health innovations since its move to Norwich. Here are ten of its most significant global breakthroughs:

Airline passengers travelling to the UK from Middle Eastern countries are to be banned from carrying large electronic devices onboard, according to reports.

Save the pink pigeon! Dick Dastardly would’ve been horrified at any attempt to encourage a colourful cousin of his notorious foe.

Bird flu restrictions have been lifted from around a poultry farm near Redgrave, the Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs has said.

An enterprising mother is calling for schools to focus on technology to prepare youngsters for the future job market.

Around 80 primary schools will compete against one another to win a fully-installed interactive technology suite worth over £6,750.

The developer behind two wind farms has further narrowed where the cables for the schemes would be buried beneath the Norfolk countryside.

The prayers of villagers living in a Norfolk wi-fi dead-spot have been answered. Faster broadband is on the way thanks to the local church.

A move to launch a free wi-fi zone in Sheringham has been delayed after the scheme failed to attract sufficient funds.

A team of students from Neatherd High School in Dereham represented the east of England at the national final for FIRST Lego League in Bristol.

Cromer-born inventor Sir James Dyson is planning a new multi-million pound research and development centre to dramatically expand his company’s footprint in the UK.

Some of the secrets of science will be unveiled to young and old at an upcoming family-friendly event.

Insurance giant Aviva has asked employees whether their jobs could be done better by robots - with those who answer “yes” being retrained for another role at the firm.

The founders of Norfolk’s first and only triathlon wear and equipment company are crediting superfast broadband as one of the reasons why their business is proving such a success.

Norfolk residents will be able to view the latest plans for a major project to bury miles of underground cables for a proposed windfarm.

Taking our hands off the wheel for the morning commute might sound like a futuristic - and foolish - idea.

Parents have backed the idea of teachers donning body cameras in the classroom - but they are unlikely to appear in the region anytime soon.

Snow-coated landscapes, encounters with emperor penguins and round-the-clock daylight aren’t usually in an electrician’s job description.

A new report has revealed that almost two thirds of children have shared a video or image with someone they only know online.

What investors look for in a tech start-up and how to make more money whilst making more time for yourself are among the lessons to hear at a developers conference.

Scientists are today another step closer to finding out the cause of thousands of fish deaths on the Norfolk Broads.

A Norwich sixth form student has landed a place in the finals of a competition looking for the country’s brightest young scientists and engineers.

A science-mad youngster has experienced first hand how DNA is extracted and looked at cancer cells under a microscope as a special guest of the School of Biological Sciences at the University of East Anglia.

The area where miles of underground cables for a new offshore wind farm could be buried beneath the Norfolk countryside has been narrowed.

A new £5m plant science development hub which will promote important vaccine discoveries and attract pharmaceutical giants to Norwich opens for business today.

Pubs play a vital role in spreading social cohesion and contentment.

2016 has been abuzz with plenty of monumental moments shared online in 140 characters. Here are some of them.

A mother planning to run a science day at Eaton Park next year has launched a crowdfunding campaign to pay for the event.

Around 600,000 extra homes and businesses in broadband not-spots are in line for superfast services, the Culture Secretary has announced.

Although she left school early and went into the workforce aged 16, Norwich mum Jessica Suter never gave up on her passion for science.

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