Volunteer historians working on a new project transcribing King’s Lynn historical records have discovered a letter to Queen Anne from a time when Europe was not just arguing, but actually at war. Chloe Phillips, from Norfolk Records Office, reports.
In Wim Wenders’ recently re-released film noir The Goalkeeper’s Fear of the Penalty, the central character talks about the existential crisis faced by a keeper facing a spot kick. He’d clearly never seen Norwich City take one.
Hundreds of letters written from the Western Front by a Norfolk soldier during the entire duration of the First World War are to be sold at auction, just weeks after the 100th anniversary of the Armistice which brought an end to the conflict.
A century on from the First World War it is almost impossible to imagine the sheer scale of the sacrifice. More than 15,000 Norfolk men died. Many more were left permanently disabled. Here are just a few stories of individuals, families and communities changed for ever by war.
From Einstein to one of the world’s biggest computers, and from the discovery of oxygen to the birth of radio, radar and ready-meals - meet the people and marvel at the discoveries that have put our region at the forefront of science
Vanity Fair is one of the greatest novels about Waterloo: and this week the ITV series reached 1815 and the battle where Napoleon met his final defeat. But how much do you know about East Anglia’s link to the day that decided Europe’s fate?
The summer of 1980 and I’m still a teenager. With room to spare. I don’t bop in public (lack of rhythm, self-conscious, feet with minds of their own) but in a parallel world I’m a lithesome Nureyev, swaying to a post-disco beat.
With The Beano celebrating it’s 80th birthday this summer, Arts editor Andrew Clarke takes a look at different forms of comics and explores the rise the graphic novel. He examines how this increasingly important form of storytelling has blossomed into an art-form of its own
The Norfolk and Norwich University Hospital (NNUH) and the University of East Anglia (UEA) hosted the first European masterclass on minimally invasive inguinal lymph node dissection and hands-on cadaveric training –specialist procedures used for penile cancer patients.
Our Norwich City photographer, Paul Chesterton, has had little time to rest - no sooner had the final whistle sounded on the World Cup final than he was on his way to Germany to cover the Canaries tour. Paul takes up the story...
Summer is truly upon us, and East Anglia continues to bask in sunshine and high temperatures. But what does it mean for companies? With a trusty dictionary and a little poetic licence, our reporters have compiled a selective A to Z tour through the summer season in business.
It’s been a busy couple of weeks for our Norwich City photographer Paul Chesterton and his son, Dan, out at the World Cup but they’re loving they’re Russian adventures – even if it’s not all been smooth sailing...
Adnan Januzaj’s stunning goal secured a much-changed Belgium side a 1-0 win over England’s second string on Thursday evening and meant Gareth Southgate’s men will face Colombia in the last 16 of the World Cup.
The hotly anticipated England v Belgium game kicks off tonight at 7pm our time at the Kalingrad Stadium. But how much do you know about what links Belgium and the city of Norwich? Take our quiz to find to find out.