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The shadow Home Secretary, Yvette Cooper, centre, with Jessica Asato, prospective parliamentary candidate for Norwich North; and Clive Lewis, prospective parliamentary candidate for Norwich South, at Bethel Street Police Station with placards against the police cuts on Thursday. Picture: DENISE BRADLEY

Shadow Home Secretary Yvette Cooper takes immigration fight to UKIP in Gorleston and Lowestoft

Shadow Home secretary Yvette Cooper attempted to take the election battle into the UK Independence Party’s (UKIP) heartlands on Thursday, hosting debates in Gorleston and Lowestoft on immigration.

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Chancellor George Osborne visits the construction work at the Postwick Hub interchange, with MPs Keith Simpson, left, and Chloe Smith, right. Picture: DENISE BRADLEY

Fears party leaders promised too much to Scotland are “water under the bridge” - Norfolk MP says

Fears the Government offered too much to the Scots are “water under the bridge” and promises must be lived up to, a Norfolk MP has said.

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The UEA in Norwich.

Controversial UKIP event on the University of East Anglia campus postponed amid “review”

A controversial University of East Anglia union event where UK Independence Party members were due to speak has been postponed because it had not been approved.

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Ben Staff (pictured in 2008).

Current and former Norfolk police officers charged with fraud worth hundreds of thousands of pounds

Former Norfolk police officer Ben Staff has today been charged over an alleged £1.1 million fraud, while a specialist serious organised crime unit also charged his wife, PC Catriona Staff, with three counts of alleged money laundering worth £215,000.

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Police, firefighters and paramedics were sent to the accident in Costessey.

Good samaritan driver attacked as he stopped to help in Outwell

A driver who stopped to help a grounded person became the victim of an attempted robbery.

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The Norfolk and Norwich University Hospital pharmacy. Picture: DENISE BRADLEY

Patient dies after Norfolk and Norwich hospital gave him the wrong medication

A patient has died after being given the wrong medicine at the Norfolk and Norwich University Hospital (N&N) in a rare incident under investigation by health chiefs.

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Former long-stLiz Jones. PHOTO: ANTONY KELLY

Update: Australian Cittaslow community adds its tribute to Aylsham leading light Liz Jones

A shocked Aylsham is mourning the loss of Liz Jones, who had been at the forefront of community life for decades.

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Ben Staff (pictured in 2008).

Current and former Norfolk police officers charged with fraud worth hundreds of thousands of pounds

Former Norfolk police officer Ben Staff has today been charged over an alleged £1.1 million fraud, while a specialist serious organised crime unit also charged his wife, PC Catriona Staff, with three counts of alleged money laundering worth £215,000.

Read full story »

Politics See all

The shadow Home Secretary, Yvette Cooper, centre, with Jessica Asato, prospective parliamentary candidate for Norwich North; and Clive Lewis, prospective parliamentary candidate for Norwich South, at Bethel Street Police Station with placards against the police cuts on Thursday. Picture: DENISE BRADLEY

Shadow Home Secretary Yvette Cooper takes immigration fight to UKIP in Gorleston and Lowestoft

Shadow Home secretary Yvette Cooper attempted to take the election battle into the UK Independence Party’s (UKIP) heartlands on Thursday, hosting debates in Gorleston and Lowestoft on immigration.

Read full story »

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The Norfolk and Norwich University Hospital pharmacy. Picture: DENISE BRADLEY

Patient dies after Norfolk and Norwich hospital gave him the wrong medication

A patient has died after being given the wrong medicine at the Norfolk and Norwich University Hospital (N&N) in a rare incident under investigation by health chiefs.

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Benjamin Britten high School headteacher  Andrew Hine.

Secretary of Suffolk National Union of Teachers deems Lowstoft high school inspection unfair

A union has said it was unfair to inpsect a school later judged to be “inadequate” while two-thirds of teachers were on strike and hundreds of pupils out of class.

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Police, firefighters and paramedics were sent to the accident in Costessey.

Good samaritan driver attacked as he stopped to help in Outwell

A driver who stopped to help a grounded person became the victim of an attempted robbery.

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