December 16th: Today’s top stories on the EDP

Ambulances stacking up outside A&E at the Norfolk and Norwich University Hospital, which is on Black

Ambulances stacking up outside A&E at the Norfolk and Norwich University Hospital, which is on Black Alert. Picture: DENISE BRADLEY - Credit: Copyright: Archant 2015

Haven't had time to catch up with the news from today yet?

Here's a round up of some of the top stories on the EDP today.

Pair to be honoured for saving life of shopper in Eaton WaitroseTwo men who helped save the life of a shopper who collapsed in a supermarket toilet cubicle have today spoken about the dramatic rescue for the first time.

Ben Michie and David Hellier are to receive a top national life saving award after helping to bring a 48-year-old man from the brink of death at the Waitrose store at Eaton.

December could be warmest for 70 years as temperatures top 16CThe UK could be set for the warmest December in almost 70 years with temperatures of 16C, around 10C above the average for this time of year.

In Norfolk forecasters are predicting that on Saturday the county could break the record for the highest temperature ever recorded on December 19.

Man from Wisbech arrested on suspicion of murder of factory workerA man has been arrested on suspicion of the murder of a Lithuanian man from Wisbech who went missing in September.

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The 31-year-old man from Wisbech was arrested this morning on suspicion of murder and is currently in custody at the PIC in Kings Lynn.

Ambulances queue up at Norfolk & Norwich Hospital as black alert is declared againThe Norfolk and Norwich University Hospital (N&N) remains on black alert today because of pressure on its services.

A spokesman for the hospital said 11 ambulances were queued in its ambulance bay at around 9pm last night.

Prison sentences for Norwich burglaries gang welcomedPrison sentences given to a gang responsible for a 'professional conspiracy' to commit burglaries across Norwich have today been welcomed.

Kallan Martin, 24, Bradley Saffer, 22, Levi Harcourt, 19, and Joshua Fox, also 19, were involved in a series of burglaries in and around Norwich over the course of a few days last December and January.