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A Norfolk couple have spoken of the moment they realised their plane was on fire as they travelled with their two young children, thousands of feet in the air.

Two North Norfolk radio presenters are aiming to put the region on the map in the US by providing a new British music podcast/broadcast in New York.

It was the year of shoulder pads, Ghostbusters and Springsteen’s Born in the USA when this house was built on land nestled away from view on the banks of the River Yare in Cringleford. Property editor Caroline Culot went to visit Yare House, Newmarket Road, for sale for £950,000 with Warners.

Norfolk professional Andrew Marshall went back in time to win another big event with his hickory clubs.

Norfolk independent record shops among the 240 taking part nationally, stocking limited edition releases ranging from David Bowie to ABBA, an early ‘Stone Roses’ demo, and folk, jazz, country and African rarities.

A Kings Lynn-based filtration and environmental technology group has made a good start to the year with turnover up 9% in the first four months.

The former head of the Army has said the British air strike in Syria was important to demonstrate a message to the Syrian regime.

A wine seller has revealed £24m investment plans as it aims to drive growth across its business and break the half a billion pound barrier.

From achieving great things with their talents to being dedicated champions of good causes - here we highlight six amazing young people who are truly inspirational.

The British air strikes against Syria has provoked a mixed reaction from our region’s MPs.

Scores of people joined forces in Norwich city centre to protest against the UK’s involvement in air strikes against Syria.

A series of missile strikes were launched on Syria at 2am UK time today by the US, UK and France in response to a suspected chemical weapons attack in the country.

With the anniversary of the assassination of President Abraham Lincoln on April 15, Trevor Heaton reflects on the poignant Norfolk connections that link his birth – and his death.

Collectables: Mike Hicks looks at the story of the harmonica.

Four Royal Air Force Tornados GR4s joined the strikes against Syria, launching Storm Shadow missiles at a base 15 miles west of Homs.

The US, UK and France have launched co-ordinated missile strikes on Syria following a “despicable” chemical weapons attack on the town of Douma.

A Norfolk cattle farmer will swap her wellies and overalls for something more glamorous after receiving a surprise invitation to the Royal wedding.

The children were foaming at the mouth, their faces contorted in agony with utter terror etched in their eyes.

The weakened pound has helped a food processing equipment manufacturer to drive growth at its Norfolk factory.

A new four-part series sees former politician Michael Portillo searching for the country’s darkest secrets - including Suffolk’s Orford Ness where experiments were carried out with the atomic bomb

North Norfolk triathlete Kimberley Morrison came fourth in the Ironman 70.3 Texas.

Kensington Palace have announced that Prince Harry has become the patron of a Norfolk charity’s latest expedition.

A green marrow “the length of [an] arm but much thicker and very heavy”, a first edition of Gone with the Wind, and a commemorative plate of Prince William and his young family.

Easter Eggs - long-running in-jokes, clues or cross-references to other shows or movies - take television to a whole new level. Here are 10 TV Easter Eggs you probably missed in your favourite shows.

Daniel Bardsley visits an evocative site in Norfolk which played a key role in the hush-hush world of radar in the Second World War and the Cold War.

Aviation historian Peter B Gunn picks some of the key East Anglian sites linked with 100 years of the RAF.

Since the Government announced a public inquiry into the contaminated blood tragedy last July, 70 more people have died.

Facebook has announced it will no longer offer ad targeting options reliant on third-party data. But what does that mean for you? Marketing consultant Jonathan White explains.

Husband and wife team, Tim and Pauline Ash, talk to Run Anglia editor, Mark Armstrong, about how they continue to find talent on the Norfolk running circuit

Iona Lake runs in the Commonwealth Games 3,000 steeplechase on Wednesday morning... she’s come a long way from the girl that ran along the Bure Valley line to go and see her Nan for a cup of tea, as she told Mark Armstrong before heading out to Australia.

More than 150 million user accounts of diet and fitness app MyFitnessPal have been hacked, its owners said.

Is it the most expensive semi in the city? Property editor Caroline Culot went to visit 34, Cotman Road, for sale for a guide price of £1 million with Jackson-Stops.

Mind-reader Alex McAleer began his magic career on stage in Suffolk before developing successful cabaret shows in Norwich. Now he has found international success as part of hit show Champions of Magic.

Norfolk business leaders are being encouraged to look beyond the UK and Europe for business growth by considering opportunities further afield.

The new High Sheriff of Norfolk has been sworn in at a ceremony held at King’s Lynn historical town hall.

Independent horror writer and director Pat Higgins reveals how channeling childhood fears can inspire great film ideas in his latest masterclass.

Oliver Clarke has chosen to progress his motorsport career in the United States having announced he will be contesting the Formula 4 United States Championship Powered by Honda with the Florida-based BENIK team.

A system to protect offshore structures, cables and pipelines from scour will now be available in the US after an East Anglian company secured a patent.

Norfolk’s world number one Alfie Hewett added a new career landmark to his impressive list of wheelchair tennis achievements when he won the first men’s singles Super Series title of his career at the Cajun Classic in Baton Rouge, USA.

A sold out Arts Centre were treated last night to a completely weird and wonderful evening of punk rock blues courtesy of the amazing one man show Bob Log III.

Norfolk youngster Amy Taylor appears to be getting to grips with the tough challenge of playing Collegiate golf in the United States.

Former education minister Baroness Gillian Shephard joined international education experts at a conference in Norwich on Wednesday.

Teenage multi-instrumentalists Rosa Walton and Jenny Hollingworth, whose critically acclaimed debut that saw them tour America and play Later...With Jools Holland, release I’m All Ears in June, preceded by new track Falling Into Me.

The government has become “distracted” by Brexit and failed to stimulate economic growth in the UK, the head of the British Chamber of Commerce (BCC) has said.

A woman from Norwich is preparing to cycle across the occupied West Bank to raise money for Palestinian medical projects.

A best-selling teen author is to visit Waterstones in Norwich to talk about her latest novel.

Russian aggression has forced the UK and allies France, Germany and the United States to take a stand.

He is best known for being a member of the British vocal group Blake and playing the part of Dr Harry Tressler in TV’s Holby City but now he wants to buy a property in Norfolk. Property editor Caroline Culot spoke to actor/singer Jules Knight.

Less than a year ago very few people believed Jeremy Corbyn had a shot at becoming prime minister.

Efforts to portay the enigmatic and misunderstood Mary Magdalene on the big screen have often proved controversial. Now a new take on the life of the apostle aims to turn sparse factual history into a story of faith and heroism.

Punk survivors The Stranglers have been on the road for more than four decades. As yet another UK tour brings them to Norwich, JJ Burnel talks about the band’s longevity, how Norfolk helped the band get their mojo back and the “sterile” music of 2018.

Americana meets The Beatles’ White Album as the roots-rock eight-piece release Something Wicked This Way Comes, which gives sounds of the USA a very British twist.

Strong interpersonal relationships will be key to building on the East of England’s growing export trade with China, a government expert says.

As he returns to his spiritual home, Rupert Orton reflects on a musical life from Norfolk to Mississippi

Were you to bundle them together in a single day’s publication, the week’s assorted headlines would supply you with a ready-made mixture of amusement, anger, happiness, frustration, laughter and a host of other reactions besides.

Norfolk’s Amelia Williamson is one of 11 young players who will be crossing the Channel later this month to target two French titles.

A Lowestoft man has been given a “once-in-a-lifetime opportunity” to travel to the USA to research a global issue.

A project to conserve the first Great Yarmouth parish register is continuing.

Holkham beach in Norfolk was the location for filming Annihilation, one of the most anticipated sci-fi films of 2018. But in the highest profile example yet in a revolution in the way films are being released, you won’t get to see it in the cinema.

East Anglia is as attractive to readers as it is to writers, with a busy calendar of literary events, many drawing in big name authors and guest speakers. Here’s our pick of this year’s events.

A historian of international reputation will be speaking to students at Wymondham College.

Norwich City legend Darren Huckerby lived up to his title after coming to the rescue of a stranded West Ham fan.

A well-known East Anglian motor dealership has sold five high-end franchises to a US retailer.

The shaming of Harvey Weinstein and the rise of the Time’s Up campaign has claimed the majority of the film headlines this year. Arts editor Andrew Clarke takes a look at this year’s Oscar ceremony and is pleased to see you can’t always predict the winner.

Are love and affection as valuable as an extra few quid in your pay packet?

You ‘hev to larf’, says Keith Skipper. It makes sense of the world if you do...

A new book opens the doors on one of Norfolk’s most beautiful houses - and celebrates a transatlantic fascination with our heritage. Trevor Heaton reports.

City of Norwich Athletic Club triple jumper Wesley Matsuka-Williams believes he has finally put his injury problems behind him after winning the England Under 20 Indoor Championships in Sheffield.

Girl Guides from Mildenhall had the opportunity to interview inspirational women from RAF Lakenheath.

In the second part of his series on old pub games of East Anglia, Trevor Heaton takes a look at the likes of skittles, quoits, shove ha’penny and caves.

Craig Gillespie’s biopic of US figure skating champion Tonya Harding starring Margot Robbie illuminates the 1994 attack on rival skater Nancy Kerrigan with a cast of unlikeable characters including her violent ex-husband and domineering mother.

It will be an experience of a lifetime and a chance to meet and make friends with other young adults from around the world.

US evangelist and preacher the Rev Billy Graham has died aged 99.

One of sport’s most compelling characteristics is the opportunity it affords fans and spectators to gaze in awe at the extraordinary exploits and athletic prowess of people like Mo Farah, Laura Trott, Jason Kenny, Helen Glover and a host of others.

The fast-rising singer, tipped as the next big star of UK soul and jazz and who has alreday collaborated with everyone from Drake to Stormzy, will be at the UEA LCR in October as part of her biggest tour to date.

More doubt has been cast over the future of high street retailer Toys R Us after reports emerged of an outstanding tax bill.

Norfolk’s Will Harrold will once again be playing his golf in some far flung locations this year.

The parent company of holiday firm Hoseasons has been bought in a billion dollar deal.

Soldiers based in Norfolk have been training in Cumbria in preparation for a six month deployment in the Baltics.

International safety experts have given the thumbs up to Sizewell B nuclear power station following a three week review.

Video: TV’s Top 10 Romantic Moments

Wednesday, February 14, 2018

We at EDP24 are romantic souls who love a love story: today we celebrate our love for you with 10 of TV’s most romantic moments, from Tim and Dawn getting together in The Office to April and Andy’s surprise wedding in Parks and Recreation via Doctor Who and Downton.

Communities across East Anglia should expect to see and hear more fighter jets flying in the sky than usual.

The Irish Republic, France, the US, Netherlands and Germany were the top five export markets for UK food and drink last year, according to government figures.

Opinion: East must be ready for Brexit

Saturday, February 10, 2018

The government argue that the real reason it attempted to keep Whitehall’s Brexit analysis under wraps was because it did not take in all the facts.

A Cromer crabber is making headlines as he fronts a global campaign for Britain’s national tourism agency.

Strictly Come Dancing professional Pasha Kovalev is heading back to the region with his new show. He tells Simon Parkin about his Russian childhood, winning the series with Norfolk’s Caroline Flack and his shock at the departure of Brendan Cole.

He was one half of a sensational, superstar husband and wife double act who turned the world on to ballroom dancing. Steve Snelling salutes the Norwich-born entertainer who conquered America before making the final sacrifice for ‘King and Country’ 100 years ago.

The dramatisation of a failed 2015 terrorist attack on board a train hurtling from Amsterdam to the French capital, which was thwarted by the quick-thinking of three American tourists, continues Clint Eastwood films about acts of valour torn from headlines.

The Mercy tells the story of amateur sailor Donald Crowhurst who set off in a round-the-world race in a yacht built in East Anglia and was never seen again. Director James Marsh, Colin Firth and the Essex boatbuilder who remade the boat tell us more.

Young Norfolk golfer Amy Taylor is living the dream in the United States after earning a prized scholarship.

Risk management was brought into focus at Sentry’s annual farming conference at Newmarket, on Wednesday (February 7). Sarah Chambers reports

After 15 years with the same line-up, Scottish rockers Franz Ferdinand have reinvented themselves after the departure of Nick McCarthy. Now the new-look band is heading to the region with new album, Always Ascending.

Paul Draper, former frontman of rock band Mansun, chats about the band, new music and more ahead of his headline show at The Waterfront on March 6th where he will perform the band’s album ‘Attack of the Grey Lantern’ in full.

Could a focused six-hour working day be the key to keeping staff energised, efficient and productive? Bethany Whymark spoke to a Norwich company which has embraced the Swedish concept of lagom – doing “just the right amount”.

None of us likes the prospect of growing old but in reality it’s something all of us hope we’ll get the chance to do.

London’s top-flight index has joined global markets by crashing into the red over fears that rising inflation could force central banks to raise interest rates.

A former Norwich City striker has been brushing shoulders with a major Hollywood star as he films an upcoming documentary.

Alleged computer hacker Lauri Love has won his High Court appeal against extradition to the US.

One reader is wondering why the UN is not doing more to prevent catastrophes like genocide and nuclear war.

A UK banking giant has banned credit card customers from buying bitcoin amid fears they could be left in debt as the cryptocurrency’s value drops.

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