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File photo dated 07/12/10 of an NHS logo as people needing vital medical care in England missed out on nearly 80,000 days on hospital beds last month because they were being taken up by patients who were well enough to be moved on. PRESS ASSOCIATION Photo. Issue date: Saturday November 23, 2013. NHS statistics on delayed transfers - also known as bed-blocking - show the number of lost days for acute patients in October was the highest since records began more than three years ago. See PA story HEALTH NHS. Photo credit should read: Dominic Lipinski/PA Wire

NHS trade unions suspend industrial action planned for this Thursday

NHS trade unions have suspended the industrial action planned for this Thursday (29 January) after a pay proposal put forward by the government.

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Lengthy ambulance delays at hospitals linked to two deaths

Long waits for ambulance crews to drop off patients are being blamed for two deaths which are now under investigation.

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Student vote is not lost, claims Liberal Democrat leader Nick Clegg

Nick Clegg has played down predictions support for the Liberal Democrats from students will haemorrhage in Norwich when voters go to the polls, claiming undergraduates are giving his party a good hearing.

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Pasha Kovalev and Caroline Flack on the live show of the BBC programme Strictly Come Dancing. Photo: Guy Levy.

Strictly Come Dancing star Pasha Kovalev predicts big things for Norfolk’s dancing queen Caroline Flack

A Strictly Come Dancing star who is bringing his tour to three East Anglian coastal towns has hinted dancing queen Caroline Flack will be in the audience.

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Former education secretary Michael Gove with Rachel de Souza.Photo: Steve Adams

Report says Norfolk academies were not tipped off about inspection

An independent probe into allegations three Norfolk academies received advance notice of Ofsted inspection dates has found that “on the balance of probabilities” no one at the schools was unfairly tipped off.

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A Holocaust Memorial Day service being held at Caister Borough Cemetery.
January 2015.

Picture: James Bass

Photo Gallery: Thousands commemorate the Holocaust in a memorial day across Britain

Standing shoulder to shoulder in silent sorrow – this was the scene in thousands of towns and cities across Britain as the nation marked Holocaust Memorial Day.

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Obituaries See all

Geoffrey Humphrys in his study at home.

Obituary: Geoffrey Humphrys, former North Walsham head teacher and prolific published writer

A former north Norfolk head teacher, known and respected by thousands of pupils, has died, aged 93.

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Matthew Smith arriving at Norwich Crown Court.

Update: Great Yarmouth UKIP candidate cleared of further charges - jury to continue deliberations tomorrow

A Ukip parliamentary candidate has been cleared of three further counts of electoral fraud.

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Politics See all

The Leader of the Liberal Democrats Nick Clegg  John Stillwell/PA Wire

Student vote is not lost, claims Liberal Democrat leader Nick Clegg

Nick Clegg has played down predictions support for the Liberal Democrats from students will haemorrhage in Norwich when voters go to the polls, claiming undergraduates are giving his party a good hearing.

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Health See all

Photo: Steve Adams

Lengthy ambulance delays at hospitals linked to two deaths

Long waits for ambulance crews to drop off patients are being blamed for two deaths which are now under investigation.

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Education See all

Former education secretary Michael Gove with Rachel de Souza.Photo: Steve Adams

Report says Norfolk academies were not tipped off about inspection

An independent probe into allegations three Norfolk academies received advance notice of Ofsted inspection dates has found that “on the balance of probabilities” no one at the schools was unfairly tipped off.

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A view over Ongar Hill, Terrington St Clement, near one of the wind turbine sites. Picture: Matthew Usher.

More money and jobs pledge by wind farm company in west Norfolk

More jobs and cash have been pledged by the company behind proposals to build nine wind turbines measuring up to 127m in height in west Norfolk, should consent be given.

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