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Our food editor Charlotte Smith-Jarvis checks out this year’s Christmas crisps and snacks.

With the government in turmoil and the prime minister teetering on the edge, political editor RICHARD PORRITT asks ‘what now for Brexit?’

The Brexit endgame is in sight – perhaps.

A Belgian Air Force spokesman whose helicopter crew spotted two fishermen in the sea off the Norfolk coast and came to their rescue, said they were the “luckiest” people in the world.

Norfolk’s police and crime commissioner has announced that he will not be seeking re-election when his term ends in 2020.

Sharon Griffiths says she got married in a Portcabin and it didn’t do their marriage any harm

A Norwich student has hit out at Argos after a delivery driver left a package in the outdoor bin.

Tory MPs are looking to chancellor Philip Hammond to raise party morale as he delivers what’s expected to be his final budget before the UK leaves the European Union (EU).

Norfolk hospitals depend on the European Union for more than one in 10 doctors, new figures revealed, as uncertainty over Brexit threatens to worsen the crisis in the NHS.

Pub landlords, beer writers and tourism bosses from eight cities across the UK shared their knowledge on beer tourism during a forum in Norwich.

Timm Klose has retained his place in the Switzerland squad, as Norwich City’s international contingent scatters around Europe during the break from Championship action.

Conservative party conference is going to be blockbuster stuff – and the message from the East’s MPs is clear: “Hold your nerve.”

How closely have you been paying attention to this week in business? Put your memory to the test as we round up some of the biggest and best stories which may have slipped under your radar.

The unique relationship between East Anglian food and drink producers and Dutch consumers could bring benefits to both after Brexit.

Can we live without olive oil and sprouts at Christmas? Of course we can.

Brexit will define the United Kingdom for many years to come – but exactly how, it is too early to tell.

Scared passengers endured an hour of uncertainty when their flight was forced to circle around Norfolk following a birdstrike.

A passenger on a Norwich Airport flight to Turkey that was diverted to Brussels has described the “scary” experience after it reportedly hit a bird.

Her books are based on her own magical East Anglian childhood. Now Sheridan Winn is watching them come to life on a film set

Jeremy Hunt’s short jaunt to Europe this week marks a Brexit turning point.

Norfolk MP Brandon Lewis has been accused of reneging on an agreement not to take part in key votes over Brexit.

Britain will have a new Brexit secretary after David Davis stepped down late last night.

David Davis has quit his role as Brexit secretary less than two years after his appointment.

It appears we might be heading for a third-way Brexit.

A Norfolk tourism business is helping farmers diversify their businesses through agriculture-themed accommodation.

Teenage page-turner

Wednesday, June 20, 2018

When pupils complained no-one wrote books about children like them, teacher Hayley Long turned novelist. Now she is a full-time, award-winning writer, living in Norfolk with her next two books set in Suffolk

It’s a practice that is said to be damaging the ocean, depleting fish stocks and destroying jobs.

Theresa May has become the master of the fudge.

Theresa May has avoided an embarrassing defeat by striking a last-minute deal with Conservative rebels.

Vandals have left pupils at a Dereham high school “disappointed and heartbroken”.

It is still too early to say exactly what impact Brexit will have on jobs, business and personal finances.

Do you remember those glorious, simpler times in politics? They were not actually that long ago.

There was yet another thud on the doormat of Number 10, Downing Street earlier this week.

Opinion Can the Lords be ignored on Brexit?

Saturday, April 21, 2018

The government has suffered its first defeat in the Lords on Brexit.

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.

The agreement of a near two-year transition period after Brexit has provided some relief for East Anglia’s small businesses – but many feel more clarity is still needed on how leaving the European Union will impact them.

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.

After a long, hard 2017 season racing on the continent while based at home in Great Yarmouth, young roadman Zak Coleman has earned help from the Dave Rayner Fund and is setting out to live in Belgium and race on the roads of Flanders and beyond in 2018

Experts from the world’s first Brexit research centre will visit Great Yarmouth Town Hall to get the views of local residents, businesses and politicians on Britain’s withdrawal from the European Union.

The internationally acclaimed group will team up with the chorus to perform music of Spanish Renaissance composer Tomas Luis de Victoria in concert at the St Nicholas’ Chapel.

Efforts to improve aircraft reliability have hit to bottom line at a regional flight operator.

The Erasure composer on how Trump, Brexit and LGBT rights inspired them to speak out, how The Graduate opened his eyes musically and how they’ve given songs a classical makeover for new album World Beyond.

A fisherman dedicated to restoring his hometown back to its former glory has seen his lobbying rewarded after a groundbreaking vote in the European Parliament.

How Harry and Meghan should conduct themselves until their Big Day in May... advice from Michael Cole, the former BBC royal correspondent whose PR agency now advises famous people and leading corporations on their public image

Norfolk has proved itself to be a rich and varied county of culture over the last 12 months. Arts correspondent Emma Knights looks at just some of the arts highlights during 2017

Most of the shops will be shut for one day, maybe two... so why do I have two fridges groaning under the weight of food and drink plus a cool box full of veg including a great stalk of Brussels sprouts?

The faces on either sides of the chamber told the story.

From potato peelings and uneaten Brussels sprouts, to piles of torn off wrapping paper and toy packaging, Christmas is a season that creates a lot of extra waste.

In this week’s column, Chris Moncrieff argues that sorting out the Republic of Ireland and Northern Ireland border issues doesn’t have to be as daunting as some are making out.

East Anglia’s farmers have “breathed a sigh of relief” after the world’s most widely-used weedkiller was finally re-licensed after a long-running EU debate over its safety.

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