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After Sir Andy Murray’s emotional press conference when he announced he would be retiring from tennis, TalkSport presenter and former Ipswich player Alan Brazil had a bit to say about the sportsman’s tears.

With Brexit looming, all EU citizens living in the UK will need to apply for the right to remain in the UK - and the Italian restaurant chain Carluccio’s has taken bold steps to ensure that its foreign employees do just that.

Romantic, enchanting, passionate and charismatic, Russian ballet holds a special magic that continues to captivate.

An opera singer who has performed globally and who has the same voice coach who once worked with late Pavarotti has appeared as special guest at a Norfolk school.

Norfolk Record Office research blogger Rebecca Hanley recounts the wartime story of an escaped prisoner of war in the Apennine mountains.

A long-forgotten service book belonging to a Second World War soldier has been discovered in the attic of a Norwich home.

She was born weighing less than a bag of sugar.

‘Tis the season to watch telly…now is the time to reserve your place on the sofa and start looking forward to the festive treats coming to a small screen near you this Christmas. Here are 10 top highlights this Christmas.

Seven goals in his last eight games has continued a fantastic 2018 for Norwich City striker Teemu Pukki – putting him on par with some of Europe’s top goal-scorers.

The sight of Teemu Pukki bearing down on goal is one few Championship goalkeepers will relish at the moment and Norwich City’s striker is looking forward to pitting his wits against Bristol City’s number one this weekend.

Two Norfolk students have scored a brace of places in the England Colleges FA national team for the 2018-19 season.

A Norfolk woman lost more than four stone ahead of her wedding after being told she would have serious health issues if she did not lose weight.

Former Norwich City midfielder Bradley Johnson is facing a minimum four-game suspension after being charged with violent conduct following an alleged bite while in action for Derby.

It’s been quite the week shadowing Norwich City’s warm weather break in Florida but I’m looking forward to Daniel Farke’s team being back in game mode – and it’s clear the players are as well.

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’.

The Prince of Wales’ official website has revealed 70 facts about the heir to the British throne ahead of his 70th birthday on Wednesday.

Letters, postcards and diaries provide valuable insight into the different perspectives of those serving on the frontline during World War I. Nicky Barrell and Sabrina Johnson report

As Vanessa Redgrave visits East Anglia for the 2018 Norwich Film Festival this Sunday, Nicky Barrell finds out more about her drive to shine a spotlight on the international refugee crisis.

A nurse has been banned from working in the UK after her lack of English meant she could not treat patients safely.

A pair of business owners have followed in the footsteps of James Bond by taking part in a rally to raise money for charity.

Daniel Farke’s resurgent Canaries are currently alongside some of football’s biggest names as one of Europe’s most in-form teams.

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

Our list of demands from a ski holiday is getting longer – value for money, short transfer times, school holiday availability, challenging terrain, plenty of fresh snow and British-standard childcare, writes snowboarder Natalie Sadler.

Watton youngster Mason Foster is making a name for himself in the competitive world of motorsport - at the age of just eight.

A woman from Costessey who spent the Second World War helping evacuees has marked her 105th birthday.

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

Many restaurants claim to offer authentic Italian pizza - but few actually have the official seal of approval.

Bob Vousden had a hairy moment after tackling the hairpin bends on a mountain road when the brakes failed in his well loaded Morris 1000.

Perhaps it’s better if Leeds do finally get their longed-for promotion back to the top flight this season, after the comments of their owner sparked worries for supporters of Championship clubs this week.

As I have said many times before, running is now so very diverse with people enjoying the sport and pastime in so many differing ways.

A seven-year-old has raised more than £200 for a children’s hospice by selling his drawings.

The final round of the 2018 British Superbike Championships takes place at Brands Hatch this weekend and the RAF Regular and Reserves rider Jake Dixon hopes to consolidate his second place in the title before heading for the MotoGP paddock next year.

There’s one last chance to see Ed Sheeran in Ipswich this summer as the Suffolk popstar announces his final gig in Chantry Park on the August Bank Holiday Monday.

I said after a drab East Anglian derby back on September 2 that both Norwich and Ipswich were two very average teams that would probably finish mid table or worse.

Researchers in London have linked the sunshine food-filled Med diet with better mental health.

The years rolled away and the memories, not all good, flooded back for young-at-heart Malcolm (call me Mike) Howard when he walked into the Pavilion Theatre at Gorleston. Derek James spoke to him.

A backpack is for everyone - and that includes a woman in her 70s, says hands-free Sharon Griffiths

Are you one of the budding David Baileys? Andy Newman hates you in a restaurant. And as for those people with annoying children? Go away!

It was a match made at sea for newly-married Sheringham lifeboat crew member Paul Harding, whose bride is a local Coastguard who accepted his proposal on board a two-man kayak in Italy.

Josh Files’ hopes of lifting the TCR Europe title all but vanished at the previous round – but the Norfolk racer was keen to bounce back and help his HELL Energy Honda Civic squad in the fight of the Teams title.

Gary Lucy will be celebrating his birthday in Norwich in his birthday suit. We find out how he feels about baring all on stage, the kind of role he dreams of having on TV and the restaurant he loves to visit when he’s back in Norwich.

See the building work going on at a former Methodist chapel in east Norfolk which is being converted into a luxury home, shortly going up for sale. Property editor Caroline Culot went to take a look.

American classic cars and bikes are set to take centre stage at this year’s Reepham Classic Car and Bike Festival as the popular event returns for a fifth year.

American swindler posing as Chief White Elk acted like Robin Hood and gave away millions of dollars that weren’t his

It was a dream come true for Thetford’s Ryan Vickers as he was confirmed as the 2018 British Superstock 600 champion after round nine of the British Superbike Championships at Silverstone.

A town’s hidden history was placed centre stage and celebrated as the public got a chance to see behind locked doors.

Remember the so-called Millennial Bug which we were told would bring the world grinding to a standstill and lead to technological apocalypse?

In 1980, Norfolk staged its own Y2K trial run.

A Norwich restaurant owner has defended his comebacks to negative reviews and is fed up of customers who wait to criticise until they go online.

It could almost have been stage-managed. James Maddison turned penning his own scripts into an art form in the green and yellow.

An Italian restaurant owner in the city has dished out priceless comebacks to negative reviews, telling one customer to ‘go to Specsavers.’

The England Under-21s have been training at Carrow Road this afternoon ahead of their crunch European U21 Championship qualifier against the Netherlands in Norwich.

George Russell has 22 precious points more than FIA Formula Two title rival Lando Norris after the latest round in the series held at the Autodromo Monza in Italy.

England Under-21s boss Aidy Boothroyd is hoping to bring the spirit of the senior side’s surge to the World Cup semi-finals to Carrow Road on Thursday night.

Wine lovers have the chance to live la bella vita, all in aid of charity, when EDP and Evening News food and drink writer Andy Newman presents a wine tour of Italy during a tasting later this month.

It’s deadline day – part two – for EFL clubs and we’ll keep you up to date with all the Norwich City news, views and rumours as the summer transfer window moves to a close.

Restaurants across East Anglia are gearing up for price hikes and menu shake-ups, as the poor yields resulting from extreme weather conditions start to bite an already fragile industry.

The FIA Formula Two title race is in the balance after George Russell endured a tough weekend at the Spa-Francorchamps circuit.

Come rain or shine, there is a whole host of thing to do in mid-Norfolk this bank holiday weekend, here are eight of our top picks.

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 couple of years ago I had the pleasure of judging public toilets for excellence and, at the other end of the scale, for ghastliness. The best and worst were awarded Boggies.

A mother has described the horror of her 14oz baby daughter contracting a deadly blood infection at just two weeks old.

In August 1998, the cast of Eastenders swapped Albert Square in Walford for the Norfolk Broads.

Francesca Vanke, Keeper of Art & Curator of Decorative Art, shares 7 fabulous discoveries from the Paston Treasure that can now be seen at Norwich Castle

Norfolk gymnast Annie Young helped Great Britain to a team bronze medal in the junior European team final in Glasgow.

For 80 kilometres on the roads of Glasgow, Norfolk cycling star Sophie Wright was all alone with nothing but her bike and a smile on her face.

The brothers of a popular sportsman killed in a crash at Swannington were among hundreds of people who came together for an emotional run in his memory near Norwich.

Two friends will race through eight countries in just four days as part of a rally fundraiser - in a bright orange 1968 Ford Mustang.

A former corporate director has packed in the office job and started afresh as a gin bar owner in Norwich.

“We’ve done it for you” - that is the heartfelt message from the brothers of a popular cyclist and runner who was killed in a crash as they prepare to take part in a special run in his memory.

Margaret Chadd spent her life caring for others.

Immigration is a subject I almost dare not touch with a barge pole.

A different type of fighter jet may be seen in the skies above East Anglia.

Parents in Norfolk have been warned to keep their children’s vaccinations up to date after outbreaks of measles in Europe.

Family and friends gathered to celebrate the 100th birthday of an “inspirational” Second World War veteran.

The magic of the big top is being conjured up at The Garage where a brand new circus show is being created especially for little ones.

Love had the world in motion, the Berlin Wall had fallen, Norwich City had finished fourth in the old First Division and the Simpsons had never been screened on British television.

A father and son will travel through Europe’s mountains to raise money for a child bereavement charity.

Passionate England fan Gary Wharf will be leading the songs tonight as he bangs his drum dressed in a St George’s outfit and with the cross painted on his face.

Love had the world in motion, the Berlin Wall had fallen, Norwich City had finished fourth in the old First Division and the Simpsons had never been screened on British television.

Ahead of England’s big match against Sweden at the World Cup, David Freezer caught up with a Norfolk-raised footballer who will have a unique view of the quarter-final

Which one of these five players is England’s greatest left-back of all time?

Which one of these four players is England’s greatest attacking midfielder of all time?

American classics will be the stars of the fifth annual Reepham Classic Car and Bike Festival on Sunday, September 30 with the organisers urging owners to register their vehicle for the popular event.

The World Cup is offering a window to the Premier League past for Norwich City fans this summer, as David Freezer reviews in our alternative A-Z series, with N for the Canaries nearly boys.

A popular cyclist who was killed in a crash has been described as an “amazing, inspirational man and a brilliant soul who touched many hearts” by his devastated family.

Gareth Southgate’s promising young England side look ready to make a mark on the world stage and help atone for the disappointments of recent tournaments.

A brewery on the Norfolk-Cambridgeshire border is expecting to double its international sales in the next year by tapping into global demand for high-quality British beer.

Taking its title from his short story, this elegiac account of the final years of Oscar Wilde following his incarceration living in exile in France and Italy is a passion project for director, writer and lead actor Rupert Everett.

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

Pelé or Baggio? Batistuta or Maradona? Cristiano Ronaldo or Lionel Messi? Thomas or Gerd Müller? Which legend has found the net the most times at World Cup tournaments?

From They Think It’s All Overs to Hands of God, eighteen-year-old solos and eight-second openers by San Marino, let it never be said that England’s participation in the World Cup has been boring.

The wine market is ever evolving with tastes and fashions changing each year.

The Canaries have astutely tapped European markets to try and refresh Daniel Farke’s squad. Paddy Davitt picks out five players sure to be on the club’s radar.

The Greatest Show on Turf kicks off in Russia this week, bringing with it all the emotion, heartache and joy that every football tournament does. Mark Heath takes a look at what we can expect in the next month.

Jeremy Dunn, chief wine tutor at Norfolk Wine School, explains which wines work well chilled, and shares his favourite red wines for summer.

Most football fans will not know who all the singers are in the official Russia 2018 song, how to find Nizhny Novgorod or what formation Iran will use against Morocco, but there is one thing we can be sure of: there will be controVARsy.

From the Tango to the Jubulani, how many footballs from World Cup history can you identify correctly?

Ben Youngs will be the most experienced player in the England squad when the first Test kicks off in South Africa tomorrow.

It’s a who’s who of world football, a smorgasbord of the world’s best footballing talent. Almost…

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