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A popular Christmas song inspires finance columnist, Peter Sharkey, to look at what investment has been like in 2018.

Wow, that was some 40th birthday party!

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’.

Bruce Foxton, legendary bassist of The Jam talks about the legacy of the band and what the future holds ahead of From The Jam’s All Mod Cons 40th Anniversary Tour.

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

Gifts can arrive in a too-large cardboard box from a warehouse far, far away or with a flourish from a local artisan. We unwrap a selection box of delights

Electronic pioneers 808 state will return to Norwich on December 7 to headline The Waterfront with support from special guest LONE.

We caught up with singer-songwriter Natty prior to his headline show at The Waterfront in Norwich last night.

When author and illustrator Cherie Chen moved from Japan to Norwich 10 years ago she was blown away by the rich variety of quality children’s books available.

It was described by a number of keen onlookers as “the strongest fleet of Laser sailors assembled this year.”

There are many more super-septuagenarians, too, this year. Was there something in the air back in 1948?

How old do you think Olivia Newton-John will be next week? We look at her life and career: from East Anglia to Eurovision and Grease, and her fight with cancer

A Norfolk charity that has helped more than 400,000 children in Ghana has celebrated its silver jubilee.

Winning a second career Grand Slam singles title completed a ‘near-perfect’ fortnight for Alfie Hewett in the USA.

Norfolk’s Alfie Hewett completed the US Open wheelchair double by winning his second grand slam singles title.

Alfie Hewett successfully defended his wheelchair men’s doubles title with Gordon Reid and has the chance to win the singles title as well.

Whilst running has consumed a big part of my life, it was my obsession with running shoes which first took me into the sports/running retail trade.

Here are some events and attractions to enjoy over the bank holiday weekend in the Great Yarmouth area

They were East Anglian prisoners of war who were murdered and brutally tortured by the Japanese in the Second World War.

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

Great Yarmouth’s Hippodrome Circus Summer Spectacular is an absolute delight, whatever the weather. Roll up, roll up for a show that you’ll remember forever.

Former Norfolk resident showcasing the very first UK-made sake at Norwich’s Sushi and Sake Festival.

Improve your concentration and focus with these seven helpful tips from nutritionist Amy Morris.

Hundreds of rock n roll enthusiasts descended on town for a popular annual festival.

The gala premiere of this year’s summmer circus was a triple celebration.

One of Norfolk’s best-known businesses, Start-Rite, is celebrating completing a year-long course aimed at improving their operation.

Norfolk’s Alfie Hewett is through to the final of the men’s wheelchair doubles at Wimbledon.

Alfie Hewett has started his pursuit of a first Wimbledon men’s wheelchair singles final strongly.

Ad Feature Airbnb: do you have the right to rent out your room?

Wednesday, July 11, 2018

Airbnb is a fairly modern phenomenon which allows you to rent out a spare room or your entire house as a short-term let. Whilst this option may seem tempting, it is important for you to check whether you have the right to rent out your property in the first place. Linda Marshall, from Spire solicitors, discusses.

In part three of his World Cup diary our Norwich City photographer Paul Chesterton re-lives what it was like to witness England’s shootout win in Russia

Great Yarmouth is set to be the centre of a nationwide celebration of circus this summer as the Hippodrome Circus stars in the six cities of circus event.

The former High Sheriff of Norfolk has completed a 1,500 mile trek, and has described the “determination, stubbornness, and courage” he has witnessed along the way.

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.

A Norfolk MP has launched a broadside at government red tape singling out environment secretary Michael Gove.

A popular annual music and beer festival returns for its fourth year this weekend.

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 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.

It’s called forest bathing but thankfully, perhaps, neither water nor the necessity to take off any clothes is involved.

Internationally renowned as the leading light in stained glass, a glorious colourful new exhibition in Norwich of works by artist Brian Clarke sees him continuing to push the boundaries of the centuries-old art form. Simon Parkin reports.

Creative children at one Lowestoft primary school have been honoured in a worldwide contest.

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.

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

Alfie Hewett returns to the scene of his first grand slam singles triumph today, on the famous clay courts of Roland Garros.

Three lots signed by Rolling Stone Ronnie Wood will go under the hammer to help boost the Norfolk Nook children’s hospice appeal.

Norfolk will be doubly represented at this week’s BNP Paribas World Team Cup in Apeldoorn, with Norwich’s Ben Bartram selected to make his wheelchair tennis debut for Great Britain alongside Cantley’s world number Alfie Hewett.

The presenting teams have been revealed for football’s greatest tournament as the best players across the globe prepaer to descend on Russia for the FIFA World Cup 2018. But which channel will kick off the action for England?

A Norfolk hairdresser is bringing joy to the people of Norwich through hair styling and puppies.

I get very annoyed at the cheap stereotypes on television that portray anyone good at maths as weird. All it does is strengthen a misconception some already have: maths is for other people.

An East Anglian brewer is hoping to score a winner after teaming up with world breweries to create a beer to celebrate the FIFA World Cup.

One of Norfolk’s favourite comedians will be taking his unique show to the bright lights of London this year, to the delight of critics who have already given him five star reviews.

As Norfolk Day approaches dozens of events are planned across a variety of communities. This week we focus on two special beers being brewed for the day.

A Norfolk-based gifts and grooming firm has grown from a bedroom business to span the globe – caring for beards in Dubai and moustaches in Japan.

World class pianist Maki Sekiya will be performing works by Ravel, Scriabin and Liszt at St Andrew’s Church, Holt on May 12, as part of a concert being hosted by children’s arts organisation Falcon.

Six teenagers in Waveney have been tasked with raising nearly £4,000 each to go on the trip of a lifetime at the World Scout Jamboree 2019.

Members of the Japanese embassy were welcomed for a tour around Shadwell Estate’s Nunnery Stud in Thetford.

We caught up with John Lydon, of Public Image Ltd, ahead of their show at The Nick Rayns LCR on June 6.

The future for arthritis care and the NHS as a whole were chewed over along with the birthday cake when the Rheumatoid in Norfolk Group (RiNG) celebrated its 10th anniversary.

When Dominic Marriott found himself unemployed he decided to roll the dice.

For his follow-up to The Grand Budapest, the writer-director returns to stop-motion animation he used on his quirky adaptation of Roald Dahl’s Fantastic Mr Fox for a offbeat buddy comedy about a group of dogs banished to an island in Japan.

A system to protect offshore structures, cables and pipelines from scour will now be available in the US after an East Anglian company secured a patent.

Motoring editor Andy Russell enjoyed a trip down memory lane with some high-revving Type Rs and vociferous VTECs from the Honda heritage fleet and the car that started the ongoing Civic success story.

Norfolk’s world number one Alfie Hewett added a new career landmark to his impressive list of wheelchair tennis achievements when he won the first men’s singles Super Series title of his career at the Cajun Classic in Baton Rouge, USA.

A girl-guiding group is hosting a bingo fundraiser ahead of the summer jamboree at Norfolk Showground.

The art of crafts is being celebrated during Makers’ Month at Norwich’s The Forum. Arts correspondent Emma Knights looks at 10 highlights from the festival.

While most of the UK was battening down the hatches waiting for the Beast from the East to do its worst, Sheringham-based artist Kate Munro was heading off to Sweden, where temperatures hit as low as minus 35, and snowdrifts reached up to eight feet high.

Take a sneak peek at the top must-watch movies coming to Norfolk’s cinemas this March, including Red Sparrow, Game Night, Tomb Raider, A Wrinkle in Time and Pacific Rim Uprising.

They were the tartan-trimmed boy band of the 1970s – with a string of chart successes and hordes of swooning, screaming girl fans.

A Norwich lawyer has met with a Japanese franchising expert to discuss ways for UK businesses to expand into the Asian market.

Don Broco, with support from Yonaka and Man With a Mission, blew the roof off of the UEA LCR in Norwich with an energetic and lively show.

With three 1-0 league wins in their last four games could Norwich City’s fortunes be on the turn?

Norfolk restaurateur Richard Hughes mourns the passing of French cuisine’s greatest name.

As Lionel Richie prepares to bring his All The Hits tour to Holkham this summer, we take a look back at the last time the crooner performed in the county.

These are the top 10 deals, by value, completed in the East of England in 2017.

Norfolk’s Alfie Hewett and partner Gordon Reid reached their fifth Grand Slam men’s doubles final together on Thursday at the Australian Open when the reigning Wimbledon and US Open champions beat Gustavo Fernandez of Argentina and Shingo Kunieda of Japan 6-1, 4-6, (10-6).

From a Turner painting being sent to Japan to a 6th century jewellery hoard being borrowed by the British Library, Norfolk Museums Service’s collections contribute to exhibitions across the country and wider world. Arts correspondent Emma Knights finds out more.

Norwich tattoo parlour owner Reuben Youngblood has created an incredible chill-out area for his family in an underground water tank that was once part of a sewage works in Sea Palling - George Clarke will feature the build on Channel 4 this week

Two decades after building work started on the Norfolk and Norwich University Hospital (NNUH) at Colney, we look back on what was heralded as the largest new hospital building programme in the history of the NHS.

Mary Poppins, Han Solo, the Mamma Mia ensemble and a host of Marvel superheros are among the famous characters due to return to the big screen in 2018. Simon Parkin highlights some of the films that will have us heading to cinemas this year.

An inspirational father-of-six from Dereham has joined an exclusive club of marathon runners having completed his 100th in 100 weeks.

Here’s a look at ten fun facts about the Christmas period, from what people in Japan eat for an alternative dinner to where the idea for crackers came from...

A museum, which collects, preserves and displays objects relating to the history of the area and its people, has marked “a very good season.”

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