A man who has been on the run for more than a month after being handed a jail sentence for being drunk on a plane has been arrested.

On Sunday at 10am yoga enthusiasts around the world took a stand against human trafficking.

A Norfolk school has joined others around the world in warning parents about the dangers of the internet 'suicide game' Momo.

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

Combining volunteering with travel is becoming ever more popular, and now so-called 'voluntourism' will be a focus of an upcoming travel show in north Norfolk.

It was a little-remembered military disaster that sent shockwaves coursing through wartime Norfolk. Steve Snelling tells how a medals sale is stirring painful memories of the Dunkirk-style rescue effort that failed nearly 80 years ago.

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A former buyer for Harrods and Tesco, Kate Tansley is now spearheading Norwich's 227-year-old beloved children's shoe firm.

A former buyer for Harrods and Tesco, Kate Tansley is now spearheading Norwich's 227-year-old beloved children's shoe firm as its new boss.

A man who is on the run having been handed a jail sentence for being drunk on a flight last year has pleaded his innocence - and insisted he will not hand himself in.

An airline passenger from Great Yarmouth has been jailed for six months for being drunk on board a flight from Bahrain to Heathrow.

A beloved father and grandfather who was part of King's Lynn's commercial heyday has died aged 94.

A globe trotting nurse with a thirst for adventure and mysterious celebrity neighbours has celebrated her 100th birthday at a Norfolk care home.

As many of you know, a memorial service for John Wilson is being held in Norwich Cathedral on Friday, May 24.

A Norfolk man who lay ill in bed for a year when he was a teenager was inspired by a gift from his twin brother to travel the world.

Joe Root commiserated with injured seamer Olly Stone after his tour of the West Indies ended on the same day his fellow bowlers filled their boots with wickets in Barbados.

The owners of a Norfolk hotel were on tenterhooks as they broke open an old safe re-discovered during refurbishment work.

A new Indian restaurant in Norwich has shut its doors - but says it will reopen in the coming months.

Imagine life without a vacuum cleaner and welcome to the world of the humble brush...

An anti-slavery activist from Norfolk came face-to-face with a gang of Indian pimps during a charity visit to one of the world's most exploited cities.

There's plenty of laugh-out-loud comedies to watch on TV this Christmas (and Mrs Brown's Boys, ho ho ho) and there's nostalgia mixed with new festive offerings, What will make you roar with laughter this Christmas? Here is a flavour of what's on offer...

A married couple working out of a small workshop on a Norwich retail park have collaborated with one of the world's top designers to help dress the Claridge's Christmas tree.

In October, Doctor Who returned to our screens full of groundbreaking optimism. Jodie Whittaker was the first female Doctor and Broadchurch writer Chris Chibnall had become the new showrunner. As the final episode of the year transmits this weekend, Steve Russell and Andrew Clarke have different feelings about the show they love

It was once described by experts as the county's most potentially dangerous fire hazard.

One of Norfolk's major employers, Unilever, has announced it is buying drinks chain Horlicks and a host of other drinks brands for £3.3bn.

Arch-Brexiter Jacob Rees-Mogg said Norfolk's agricultural sector would benefit from a "managed no-deal" on a visit to the county.

A Norfolk school will be saying 'Hola' to its Spanish friends next year as it celebrates its latest award.

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.

With their Christmas lists at the ready, an army of tiny visitors charged to Castle Mall to meet Santa Claus at the Christmas parade.

A 10-strong group of councillors will decide on plans to expand Stansted Airport at a crunch meeting today (Wednesday, November 14).

They were the couple for whom it is Christmas every day. Now Mr and Mrs Christmas, who shared their seasonal surname for 74 years, have been parted after she died just five days before she would have celebrated her 100th birthday.

Every November an army of Royal British Legion volunteers give up their time to sell poppies across Norfolk, raising thousands for charity and making sure the memories of those who have represented the British armed forces are not forgotten.

Film and stage legend Vivien Leigh was born 105 years ago, on November 5, 1913. Here is a look back at her greatest movies.

A group of Norfolk teenagers have raised essential funds to help women and girls escape sex slavery.

As War Horse returns to the National Theatre to mark the centenary of Armistice Day, we remember the war horses.

Sikhs from across the United Kingdom gathered in Thetford to pay their respects to the last ruler of the Sikh Empire at a wreath laying and plaque unveiling ceremonies.

Tributes have been paid to the "founding father" of boating on the Broads, after his death aged 95.

A bid has been lodged to turn an empty unit in Norwich city centre into a tattoo studio.

A book co-authored 
by a Norwich-based man and funded by a local charity detailing research into traditional Indian furniture has been launched.

Fancy footwork was at the fore in the grounds of a north Norfolk school as a Bollywood dancer hosted a workshop.

Strictly Come Dancing is once again dominating the headlines - both on and off the telly pages and here Andrew Clarke argues that it's a sparkle of sunshine in an otherwise drab world

Norfolk Black History Month returns throughout October with a busy programme of art, music, film, talks and history events celebrating 70 years of the Windrush generation.

A South Norfolk business that used money originally set aside for the sponsorship of a Christmas tree to fund the digging of a bore well in India has helped to fund a second through donations of antiques.

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

Quality not quantity is what counts.

On the face of it, Ernest Seaman was an unlikely war hero. Quiet, mild-mannered and a little on the plump side, he was the very antithesis of the popular image of the rough, tough fighting man.

The saga over the stranded Indian crew on a supply ship in Great Yarmouth has finally ended after the vessel was sold this morning.

There were baked cats and dragons, soggy bottoms, nasty naans and burnt buns in bread week, but the Hollywood Handshake was activated. Guest reviewer chef Richard Hughes tells us what we knead to know about episode three of GBBO.

Louisa Baldwin tries Norwich's new Indian street food restaurant.

Victims said the horror of what they experienced at St George's School in Norfolk and Suffolk still lives with them 40 years later.

Fresh from being lauded as one of the greats after announcing his retirement from international cricket, England's highest test run-scorer Alastair Cook is set to visit the region for a special Q&A event.

A ship which has been impounded in Great Yarmouth port for more than two years is on the verge of being sold.

A father and son from Lowestoft cemented their status among the top martial artists in the world by taking gold at an international contest in Liechtenstein.

We've enjoyed stunning weather this summer but if it's a sign of things to come as the climate warms there could be unexpected, and deadly - consequences. Sheena Grant reports on why horse owners are being advised to learn about African Horse Sickness.

Max Aarons has earned his first England Under-19 call up, for games against Holland and Belgium's youngsters.

Beers and ales brewed in East Anglia will be filling up supermarket shelves in China, thanks to a deal between a Suffolk brewery and a Chinese importer.

Family run restaurant Dhaba 15 has opened its doors in Magdalen Street and is the first of its kind in the city.

Are you ready, get set, BAKE! Or rather, "WATCH PEOPLE BAKE!" The Great British Bake Off is back for 2018 with a host of new bakers and a (buttery) biscuit based beginning. Before you settle down to watch the tent-based action, meet this year's bakers.

Norfolk skipper Ashley Watson wants his side to rise to the occasion tomorrow when they compete in the Minor Counties Twenty20 Finals Day at Wormsley.

While growing up in India, Wendene Fluellen would ride elephants in the jungle at dawn and watch wildlife that included leopards, buffalos and exotic birds.

For more than 200 years Norwich has been a bastion of traditional shoemaking.

A proud history of shoemaking in Norwich stretching back centuries is set to come to an end.

A Norfolk man and his travelling buddy have officially set the world record for the fastest male pair to travel around the world by tandem bicycle.

King's Lynn's Danny Kerry, who led Great Britain's women to Olympic gold at Rio 2016, has been appointed as the men's head coach.

He left Lowestoft brimming with enthusiasm for the adventure of a lifetime and ended his days in the corner of a foreign field, his bravery in the theatre of war saving the lives of at least two others as he made the ultimate sacrifice. Recorded in France as an Australian, Claude Castleton's story is incredible.

It was a landmark moment when Jordan Rhodes fired Norwich City into a 1-0 lead against West Brom.

Family owned restaurant Dhaba15 will open on Magdalen Street later this month.

An Indian sailor who was stranded aboard a ship moored at Great Yarmouth for 18 months is preparing to return home after a legal stalemate was broken.

As show gardeners sweated over the finishing touches to their creations, none could remember a hotter, drier run-up to the big day.

A RNLI life ring that could potentially save the lives of thousands of people all over the world has been put through its paces at a north Norfolk leisure centre.

I haven't quite quoted Herman Melville correctly in the headline, but his words from Moby Dick will surely resonate with true anglers everywhere.

A memorial stone that pays tribute to a Sikh prince who has a special link to Norfolk has been unveiled.

The family of a little boy with a rare genetic disorder say they have inundated with support from across Norfolk following a £25,000 fundraising appeal.

As Beijing-based Ofo announces it is withdrawing its bike sharing service from Norwich, here is all you need to know behind the company which brought bright yellow bikes to the city.

Thousands of Tamils have flocked to the Shrine of the Virgin Mary at Walsingham in the largest pilgrimage of its kind the holy site has seen in some time.

A festival celebrating the cultural link between Thetford and the Punjab has officially begun.

Steve Downes talks football, Brexit and national pride.

A village primary school is gearing up to say farewell to its popular headteacher who is heading to retirement after nearly 40 years in education.

An Indian singer, songwriter and actor has visited the region ahead of the launch of a cultural festival of which he is a patron.

How ridiculously cute was Olivia Colman as a child? New family photographs of the Norfolk-born actress are revealed along with images of her ancestors ahead of her appearance on the BBC's Who Do You Think You Are?

Bafta award winning actress Olivia Colman features in the latest episode of the BBC's Who Do You Think You Are? and discovers some surprises in her ancestral history.

A painting recording the life and death of the Maharaja Duleep Singh will be the centrepiece of a new exhibition marking the 125th anniversary of his death.

When Evelyn Smith founded the Canaan Christian Centre at Sheringham in 1978, she realised her childhood dream of devoting her life to supporting needy children and families. Now celebrating the centre's 40th anniversary, Miss Smith spoke to KAREN BETHELL about her past achievements and her hopes for the future.

The story of Duleep Singh and his cultural heritage and legacy will be celebrated during a two-week festival.

Verity Smith's business started out as making healthy botanical mixes for friends - but now her products can be found in high street shops across the UK.

The captain of a ship moored in Great Yarmouth remains stranded without pay amid an ongoing legal dispute.

Norfolk students have celebrated the world's first day dedicated to bees by turning an area of their college into a "bee friendly" garden.

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