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It's been another tough week for Theresa May - Iain Dale says she's now turned the country into a complete joke

If you searched for "10 of the most beautiful places in Britain you've never heard of" on Google, Norwich would probably appear on your search results.

From Strictly professional Brendan Cole to a baby and toddler fair, there is plenty to keep you busy over the next seven days.

A brave grandmother from Norfolk has described the moment a split-second decision changed her life forever, causing burns over more than half of her body.

A luxury American cruise ship will return this summer to Great Yarmouth.

A fearless foursome is testing its nerve and fundraising mettle by jumping out of a plane to help a three-year-old girl who has an aggressive form of cancer.

A family has raised almost £30,000 of a fundraising target to get a terminally-ill mum to America for life-saving treatment.

The new series of The Bachelor UK kicked off on Channel 5 on Monday night and Norwich contestant Reanne is already impressing viewers.

Clyde Brown was just 21 when he worked on the British Concorde prototype (Concorde 002), which would make its maiden flight on April 9, 1969 from Filton near Bristol.

They were our GI brides, the girls who couldn't resist the charms of the dashing American airmen who arrived in the "friendly Invasion" during the Second World War.

Fifty years ago today, on March 2 1969, Concorde made its maiden flight in Toulouse, France. Nick Richards and Judy Rimmer salute the fantastic white plane.

Louisa Baldwin chats to the Knight wrestling family from Norwich at their city centre wrestling school as a film based on their lives is released in cinemas.

It has been a familiar sight on the river in Norwich for more than 30 years, passed by hundreds of drivers and pedestrians every day.

WWE superstar Paige has confirmed she will be at the Fightmare wrestling event when it comes to Carrow Road.

The royal's New York party has been much reported and speculated upon. Our columnist reveals more about the tradition.

Norfolk's Olivia Colman provided the Oscars with one of the biggest surprises of the night but by and large this year's Oscar ceremony was about making amends, spreading the love and sticking up for cinema. Arts editor Andrew Clarke takes a look at the wins & disappointments

Will Lady Gaga be recognised for her performance in A Star is Born or will Glenn Close win her first ever award? Our arts editor gives his views on this year's Oscars.

Have you ever wanted to destroy a television with a baseball bat?

Stephen Fry is set to appear as a special guest in the new series of Doctor Who.

Steven Naismith is tempted to move to the MLS when his contract runs out with Norwich City this summer.

A French inspired afternoon of songs and a tribute to one of world music's biggest stars will feature in a busy month of events at Dereham Memorial Hall.

Firefighters have helped raise more than £5,000 for a toddler who is fighting cancer and needs life-saving treatment in the USA.

This month it's 60 years since Buddy Holly died in a plane crash aged just 22. Our arts editor takes a look back at other stars we lost before their time, from Amy Winehouse and Kurt Cobain to Whitney Houston.

With February half term just around the corner there will be plenty of families using the week to jet off to somewhere exotic to catch some much needed winter sun.

A team from a Norfolk high school is set to compete in the final of a LEGO® robotics competition, with a chance to go on and battle for the global title in America.

The family of a three-year-old girl are raising £50,000 for trial treatment abroad to save their daughter could have just months to live.

Think of Afghanistan. A place of death and destruction, of blood and brutality but now a new book by a local author paints a very different picture of this extraordinary country. Derek James reports

UK farmers bracing themselves for Brexit are facing similar turmoil to the American agricultural sector under Trump, a US farming leader says.

The new head teacher of a school attended by Diana, Princess of Wales, has said he wants to put the institution back on the map.

Tributes to Ezra Leverett, the 'face of Halesworth'

The debut film from a Norfolk director, created to mark the Armistice centenary, was shot entirely in East Anglia.

Comedian and panel show favourite Stephen K Amos explains what makes a good comedian and why you should never stand on stage with secrets as his latest show Bouquets and Brickbats comes to the Norwich Playhouse.

One changed a nation with a sword, the other with a pen. ANDREW TULLETT looks at the two towering figures on Thetford's town sign

Celebrity crushes and a lunch date with Bradley 'Josh Lyman' Whitford

We often talk about our favourite TV shows which have long gone but this little beauty is still being screened...Derek James tells a tale of the unexpected

Bright-eyed and bushy-tailed, there are two trains of thought about the squirrel: some think them cute and cuddly, others consider them to be little more than tree rats. On Squirrel Appreciation Day, we look at why Norfolk squirrels are helping stem the decline of the famous red squirrel.

King's Lynn Town stretched their unbeaten run to 19 games - but made hard work of it after a 3-2 win over Barwell.

She was a key figure in one of the most notorious crimes in British history, with a past rooted in a quiet Norfolk town.

Fresh from his stint in I'm a Celebrity, star of stage and screen John Barrowman is bringing his new tour to the city in 2019.

The prospect of unearthing hidden artefacts is luring metal detecting tourists from America to pay thousands of pounds to join treasure hunting tours of Norfolk.

The Rock has revealed the reason why he made upcoming film Fighting with My Family based on a wrestling family from Norwich.

Norwich's most famous family took a break from wrestling to tackle questions from the press ahead of the film release.

Sex, scandal and sensational headlines have always proved a potent combination to storytellers both in print and on film. We take a look at Hugh Jackman's new film The Front Runner and find unexpected links with the John Profumo movie Scandal

Born 160 years ago he was a man described so well by our own Ralph Potter as "nature's gentleman." His name was William Cullum who became Billy Bluelight.

Laurel and Hardy remain one of the standard bearers of timeless comedy. Arts editor Andrew Clarke looks at what makes them so great.

Taking up running is a rare New Year's resolution that many people manage to keep. But why is running so popular, and how has it changed over the decades?

Don't call the Foreign Office unless you've got a real emergency- which does not include asking what the plot of Braveheart is!

It has taken three years of fund-raising, 14 hours of surgery and weeks of gruelling training.

It looks like there's going to be lots of reasons to stay tethered to the sofa in 2019 as a whole host of new and returning drama hits the small screen. From Game of Thrones to Les Miserables, Line of Duty to Peaky Blinders, The Crown to Stranger Things, it's going to be a great TV year.

From Ed Sheeran coming to Chantry Park in Ipswich to former Oasis frontman Noel Gallagher headlining Sunday Sessions in Earlham Park in Norwich, there are plenty of reasons to look forward to the new year.

A Norwich market stall has helped spread festive cheer by providing 50 organic fruit and vegetable boxes to the city's foodbank.

A special song continuing the memory of a much loved young woman is set to raise funds for a worthy cause.

Butterflies come into being through a remarkable transformation from caterpillars. That sense of emerging into a new life is something that Norfolk taxidermist, entomologist and artist Jenna Lingwood can identify with and butterflies were her starting point.

A special red dress and a celebration with family and friends are at the heart of a 100-year-old's birthday plans in north Norfolk.

We caught up with Chris Miller and Matt Barnes from You Me At Six a few hours before their headline show at The Nick Rayns LCR on Saturday to chat about the show and their recent album release.

Two teams from Drayton completed a 24-hour dartathon to help fund a life-changing operation for a two-year-old 
girl.

Taco Bell has opened its doors in Great Yarmouth for the first time after a surprise early opening, much to the delight of fans of the Tex-Mex fast food chain.

From a Christmas market to panto, there is plenty to keep you busy over the next seven days in Norfolk - oh yes there is!

Identity, belonging and connection are explored with tenderness in this promising debut novel by Fatima Farheen Mirza - the first to be commissioned for Sarah Jessica Parker's new imprint with Hogarth Press.

Get ready to snuggle up under the stars as Christmas drive-in cinema is coming to Norfolk and it's bound to make you feel festive.

It is going to be a supersonic Sunday in Earlham Park next year as an Oasis star is set to headline a popular festival.

His career sent him spinning from pirate pop presenter through television personality to destitute drunk. Now another near-death experience has spurred Tom Edwards to write his memoirs.

Ben Craske's first car, a sun-bleached 1996 Toyota Corolla, wasn't a looker but it took him the equivalent of 2.5 times around the world, only letting him down once.

A warning has been issued over scam letters which have been sent to Norfolk addresses claiming to be from the 'International FIFA World Cup Online Lottery'.

Hundreds of soldiers from across our region have returned to Afghanistan to help train the Afghan army.

For many young people in Norfolk, this Christmas will be one spent alone in an unfamiliar flat - perhaps without even the budget to turn on the heating.

One of Norfolk's fastest-growing tech start-ups is readying itself to go global, as it launches its service to 30 million new US customers next month.

Opinion A beginner's guide to Black Friday

Wednesday, November 21, 2018

Black Friday is one of the newest arrivals on our shores. Where did it come from and why... and is it the best time to shop?

A Norfolk softball player is setting her sights on achieving her dream of representing Great Britain in the Olympics in two years time.

Roger Law, the co-creator of Spitting Image, has revealed the outrageous satirical puppets may be set for a television return - in America.

A Norwich band has organised a charity gig to raise funds for a 21-year-old battling a rare and aggressive bone cancer.

We look back over past John Lewis's previous Christmas television advertisements and give you the chance to vote for your own favourite. Will Sir Elton get your vote or is your heart melted by Buster the Boxer?

Norfolk author Jim Wilson - who appears in a Channel Five programme Portillo's Hidden History of Britain - has written a series of books on the Cold War and speculates on what could have happened to the region if the Cold War had turned 'hot'.

Warm weather breaks have become common place in modern football but Norwich City will be breaking new ground when they head to the USA for the approaching international break.

Anthony Ogogo admits he is in the "last chance saloon" in his bid to salvage his boxing career.

Former boxer Jackson Williams has had to throw in the towel during his latest epic charity challenge of jogging across Australia.

The life of 'Mr Diss' was celebrated as the town said goodbye to one its most well known figures on Friday.

Early on Tuesday morning, just as my five alarm clocks started howling (my five huskies), the sound was also met by the ringing of my mobile phone.

The funeral of one of the most well-known characters in Diss is to be held at the church of the town he loved.

Norwich Philharmonic Society has announced its 2018-19 season with a jam-packed programme, ranging from a tribute to the Armistice centenary to the romantic music of Tchaikovsky.

I was never allowed to go trick-or-treating as a child - my mum called it "begging with menaces" and every evening on October 31 she would take the battery out the doorbell.

The music industry and Hollywood have always enjoyed a very close relationship. The movies have always provided the launch pad for a star's quest for the big time. Here, Arts editor Andrew Clarke looks at some of the more successful collaborations between the music charts and the movie box office

From the stage adaptation of hit thriller The Girl on the Train to sing-along The Greatest Showman, there is something for everyone at Norwich Theatre Royal in 2019.

Most of us have had horrific railway journeys - significantly less of us have been accosted in a dark train carriage by a psychopath with a chainsaw (I am prepared to be corrected).

A 'once-in-a-lifetime' lot of classic cars and bikes was sold for nearly £300,000 at auction.

We caught up with Jason Perry, the frontman from A, who is headlining The Waterfront on November 19 with support from Wheatus and InMe.

He was born 75 years ago in New York City, he grew up to become the leader of the of the biggest acts of the swinging 60s, but there was a time when he lived in a house overlooking the common in a peaceful Norfolk village. Derek James reports.

The family of a little boy with a genetic disorder so rare even doctors had to Google hope to set up a foundation to help other parents and push for advances in treatment.

Urban birder David Lindo shares his tips on how to spot migrating birds this Autumn

City of Norwich AC athlete Nick Earl once again produced a super performance when finishing in fourth place in the Melbourne Marathon, recording a time of 2-18:52.

From PrimEvil to a family rave, there is plenty to keep the kids entertained over half term week.

A teenager from Norwich has been selected as one of 21 youngsters to work with Disney on a female empowerment campaign.

There was Caledonian heart and soul in Norwich this week as The Proclaimers brought a tight, harmony-filled set to a sold-out audience at Norwich Theatre Royal and brought tears to the eyes of this cynical old hack.

Join an explosion of blues in Norwich and Norfolk this month as the fifth Fine City Blues Festival gets underway.

Veterans returned to their wartime headquarters in Lowestoft for a poignant annual event.

A Norwich father took to two wheels for the first time in 10 years last week to help fund a life-changing operation for his two-year-old daughter.

It was back in 1965 when the speedway stadium at King's Lynn came into being, with a 400-yard shale track constructed as the Stars took on the mantle of Norfolk's only speedway team from the defunct Norwich Stars.

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