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Waves smash against Cromer Pier and the sea defences more than two hours ahead of the high tide and predicted storm.
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Hurricane Gonzalo update: Fallen trees block roads; six flood warnings issued; warning for wildlife; Norwich City football match expected to go ahead

The remnants of Hurricane Gonzalo have started to cause disruption to trains and drivers, as the Environment Agency issued flood warnings and warned that wildlife may be affected.

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Stormy weather in Gorleston.

Hurricane Gonzalo: Travel disruption across the region as strong winds topple trees

Trees felled by the remnants of Hurricane Gonzalo have started to cause disruption on rail and road across the region.

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Connor Barrett died on May 10 after he was stabbed at a party in Hemsby. Picture released by Norfolk Police.

Teens carried out joint attack on 20-year-old Connor Barrett, from Great Yarmouth, Norwich murder trial hears

Two teenagers carried out a “fatal joint attack with knives on an unarmed young man”, a court heard.

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Firefighters at the scene of the fire in a chemistry laboratory at the UEA. Picture: Adie Russen

Video update: Nine fire crews called to deal with fire at chemistry laboratory at the University of East Anglia

Nine fire crews were called to a fire at a chemistry lab at the University of East Anglia.

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Hannah Witheridge and David Miller.

Men accused of murdering Hemsby student Hannah Witheridge retract confessions

Two Burmese men accused of killing UEA graduate Hannah Witheridge and a fellow British backpacker on a Thai holiday island have retracted their confessions, their lawyers have said.

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Norfolk Constabulary police vehicle. Picture: James Bass.

A47 road partially blocked after four vehicle collision

Emergency services were called to a four car collision in Middleton, King’s Lynn.

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Obituaries See all

Lynda Bellingham. Photo: Ian West/PA Wire

Norwich theatre boss pays tribute to actress Lynda Bellingham

The boss of one of Norwich’s theatres has paid tribute to Lynda Bellingham, describing the actress and a “great personality” and an “enduring inspiration.”

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Connor Barrett died on May 10 after he was stabbed at a party in Hemsby. Picture released by Norfolk Police.

Teens carried out joint attack on 20-year-old Connor Barrett, from Great Yarmouth, Norwich murder trial hears

Two teenagers carried out a “fatal joint attack with knives on an unarmed young man”, a court heard.

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Politics See all

UKIP's Douglas Carswell delivers his speech during the Ukip annual conference at Doncaster racecourse in South Yorkshire. PRESS ASSOCIATION Photo. Picture date: Friday September 26, 2014. See PA story POLITICS Ukip. Photo credit should read: Gareth Fuller/PA Wire

A proper recall bill could have saved former Norwich MP Ian Gibson - UKIP MP claims

Former Norwich MP Ian Gibson would have kept his seat during the expenses scandal if there had been a proper recall mechanism in place, UK Independence Party MP Douglas Carswell has claimed.

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Health See all

Carlton Court Hospital in Carlton Colville.

Campaigners question logic of shutting mental health beds in Waveney

Mental health chiefs insist they have enough beds in Waveney and Great Yarmouth, despite figures showing two hospitals were more than 90pc full before a decision was made to close inpatient beds.

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Education See all

(L TO R) Rachel De Souza, Bill Holledge - Headteacher, Dr Liz Sidwell  - Schools Commissioner and Theodoe Agnew - Academy Sponsor.

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Ofsted under fire again over inspections row at three Norfolk schools

Pressure is mounting on Ofsted today for further reassurances over claims three Norfolk schools were unfairly given advance notice of inspections.

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Norfolk Constabulary police vehicle. Picture: James Bass.

A47 road partially blocked after four vehicle collision

Emergency services were called to a four car collision in Middleton, King’s Lynn.

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