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Opinion: Red Wednesday on November 22 is our chance to remember persecuted Christians. And there are lot of them in the world, says Sister Penelope Martin.

Anas Shoydab, a refugee who fled Syria in 2015, is raising funds to help him convert his dentistry qualification into one which is recognised in the UK.

I don’t go in for a lot of social media.

Opinion: A friend’s travel ordeal shines a light on Trump’s America, says Aidan Semmens.

The Common Lot staging high-paced historical and contemporary pastiche of original dance, song, comedy, audience participation and personal testimony at series of free shows around the city.

Work from the world’s next generation of artists will go on display to the public today as Norwich University of the Arts Degree Show begins.

The 2017 General Election showed how first-past-the-post voting just isn’t fit for purpose any more, says Aidan Semmens.

A man has been arrested by counter-terror police at Stansted Airport on suspicion of preparing for acts of terrorism.

Norwich’s new Lord Mayor and Sheriff have taken on their civic roles and pledged their year in office will celebrate the city’s centuries-long tradition of welcoming ‘strangers’.

A bedridden and terminally ill Norfolk woman is standing against Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn in the General Election to protect NHS finances.

Reports that the United States European Command (EUCOM) was rethinking the closure of RAF Mildenhall have been denied.

This week I say farewell to the Eastern Daily Press and the East Anglian Daily Times.

Is this the most political awards season yet? Perhaps.

Britain has always been a country which takes great pride in its achievements, best highlighted to me this Christmas whilst watching Hugh Grant’s speech as Prime Minister in Love Actually.

A jet pilot killed in a crash did not report problems with his aircraft to engineers because he was in a rush to get home and did not want to delay colleagues an investigation found.

About 1,000 people gathered at City Hall in Norwich last night to protest about the controversial immigration restrictions introduced in America by President Donald Trump.

An Eastern region MEP said he had heard first hand about the threats to our security during a visit to Iraq as he called for vetting measures to be tightened in Britain.

Hundreds of people in Norwich are expected to protest against controversial immigration restrictions introduced in the USA by President Donald Trump.

A peaceful demonstration against US President Donald Trump’s controversial immigration restrictions has taken place in Thetford.

Donald Trump’s state visit to the UK will go ahead despite widespread outrage over the travel ban on Muslims and refugees.

Britain has retained its 10th place ranking in Transparency International’s corruption table, but the organisation warned that its reputation would take a hit if standards are weakened after Brexit.

The first five Syrian refugee families will arrive in Norwich next month, with the county pulling together to welcome them to their new life.

It started as a means of making sure asylum seekers at the Jungle had the means to phone home and call for help if they got into trouble.

So here we are – a time of year for reflection, musing, and moving on. We are all agreed it has been a turbulent year, from the seemingly unstoppable terror attacks, the destruction of Syria, and the rise of the populist right in Europe, 2016 has been shocking to say the least.

How do we measure whether or not 2016 has been a tragic year? For some, it hinges on the Brexit vote, which continues to produce a ridiculous amount of wailing and gnashing of teeth before any of us knows what it really means.

This is one of the conversations that keep happening in my house of late.

I was at Norwich Cathedral recently for a most moving occasion; we sat in a circle in the east end, under the ancient stone vaulting, and listened to refugee stories.

When Marion Courtney saw the plight of children in Syria, she felt compelled to do her part to help out.

A good Samaritan who has dedicated much of his year to helping refugees fleeing war-torn countries abroad has just returned from France where he claimed the problem is getting out of control.

It is the worst humanitarian crisis since the Second World War.

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