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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.

United States international forward Gyasi Zardes has reportedly attracted interest from a host of English clubs, including Norwich City.

As fund-raising work to complete north Norwich’s new community hub The Nest continues, David Freezer spoke to Community Sports Foundation chief Ian Thornton about his fact-finding trip to the USA.

Do you have any spare Lego kicking about?

East Anglian firms are taking practical measures to shield themselves against extreme Brexit scenarios as the political turmoil around the UK’s exit from the European Union continues to cast uncertainty over future trading conditions.

After more than 10 years of searching, a professional diver claims he has found the plane wreck that could prove once and for all how a Suffolk-based airman crashed down to Earth nearly half a century ago.

The beautiful story of Tony Foulds’ lifelong devotion to the men who saved his life in 1944 has touched Britain. Let’s hope Tony gets his fly past. It would be a fitting tribute to the 10 USAAF servicemen who died, and to Tony himself, says Liz Nice

Harry Deeba is facing the hardest battle of his life at the age of just two years old.

Leading acoustic musicians from across the UK will be hitting the east coast for a special event – and you could join them on stage.

A vet is encouraging people to take part in human-animal therapy sessions in the belief it will give them a stronger bond with their pet.

Don’t call the Foreign Office unless you’ve got a real emergency- which does not include asking what the plot of Braveheart is!

An Anglo-Saxon pendant and a hoard of Iceni gold might seem to have little in common with a pint glass from a community-run pub.

Ten years ago Woolworths stores across the UK shut down, with branches in towns across Norfolk replaced by discount retailers and fast-food restaurants like Poundland and McDonalds.

Chris Sargisson, chief executive of the Norfolk Chamber of Commerce talks business resolutions for the year ahead.

Jason Butler, investment manager and chief investment officer at NW Brown Wealth management, on what 2019 will hold for investors.

Head of sport Chris Lakey takes a look back at some of the highlights and near-misses of 2018

There don’t seem to be many positives as far as Brexit is concerned - well, maybe it’ll make us all think about growing our own food

Placards at the women’s vote centenary celebrations read: “Let’s finish what the Suffragettes started”, and there is certainly plenty of progress still to be made in the ongoing fight for women’s equality. Fortunately, there are plenty of brave and inspiring women leading the way.

Norwich-born author Philip Pullman said he was “very surprised and honoured” after being awarded a knighthood.

An American huntress who sparked outrage after posing for pictures with animals shot in Norfolk has been reported to prosecutors.

A new trailer for a film based on Norwich WWE star Paige pokes fun at the city by suggesting it does not have running water or electricity.

This week we’ve heard from experts across Norfolk’s industries and sectors, on their hopes and fears for the coming year.

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.

Quiz QUIZ: Norwich Ice Rink in numbers

Thursday, December 20, 2018

With the Norwich Ice Rink now open, would you like to know more about the facts and figures behind the scenes?

When natural disaster strikes around the globe, it’s a former University of East Anglia expert on volcanoes who gets the call to help lead the response.

Butterflies come into being through a remarkable transformation from caterpillars. That sense of emerging into a new life is something that Norfolk taxidermist, entomologist and artist Jenna Lingwood can identify with and butterflies were her starting point.

The former deputy leader of Norfolk County Council has turned novelist, drawing on his own years of experience working in cancer research for his mystery thriller.

Norwich-based subsea services company Acteon Group has bought corrosion specialist Deepwater Corrosion Services Inc.

King’s Lynn Town have signed young striker Charlie Clarke on a short-term deal.

The wild beauty of Greenland

Friday, December 14, 2018

Nigel Pickover cruises past verdant icy landscapes, whales, glaciers and magnificent mountains on the trip of a lifetime

Norfolk’s Will Harrold suffered an agonising near miss at the Web.com Tour qualifying tournament in the United States – but it wasn’t all bad news.

Norwich-based band The Phantom Cowboys are celebrating their debut album’s 20th anniversary with a special vinyl re-release.

A Lowestoft man will share his findings from a “once-in-a-lifetime” trip to the USA researching a global issue.

Dr Carly Howett is the assistant director of the Department of Space Studies at the Southwest Research Institute in Colorado USA. She studies icy worlds and is on four NASA missions: New Horizons (to Pluto), Lucy (to Jupiter’s asteroids), Cassini (to Saturn) and Europa Clipper (to Jupiter’s moon Europa). She talks to Gina Long MBE.

A teenager has been jailed after making bogus bomb threats to hundreds of UK schools, including in Norfolk and Suffolk, and sparking an airport security scare.

Emily Cashen is baffled by the foodie predictions for the New Year and says she’d rather eat ice cream.

Taco Bell has opened its doors in Great Yarmouth for the first time after a surprise early opening, much to the delight of fans of the Tex-Mex fast food chain.

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

Planning permission has been granted by Norwich City Council for a proposed Romanian restaurant in the city.

The personal information of more than 500 million guests of the hotel chain Marriott may have been exposed by breaches of a reservation database that began in 2014, the company has said.

A Suffolk software entrepreneur has been charged with fraud in the US.

Norfolk youngster Amy Taylor was part of an elite field for The Telegraph Vitality Junior Championship in Spain this week.

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

Barrel rolls and banking turns are on show in footage of one of RAF Lakenheath’s largest ever training exercises.

A rare bronze statue of a Tibetan lama - a high priest - has sold at a Norfolk auction for £56,000, 56 times the expected price.

Small in stature but big in laughs, Tanyalee Davis will be the star at a new comedy night coming to Great Yarmouth.

RAF Lakenheath will host the largest aerial exercise of its type with more than double the number of aircraft engaging than ever before.

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.

Comedian Ricky Gervais has slammed a US huntress who posted pictures of a shooting party and their trophies in Norfolk and ignited debate about the practice of hunting in the county.

Burgeoning trade links between food producers from Norfolk and Suffolk and buyers in the Netherlands will take another step forward when a delegation visits the country’s largest hospitality trade show.

Any fan will tell you that supporting Norwich City is a roller coaster ride.

During the Second World War it housed US troops and now it’s home to more than 4,500 books.

An American huntress has sparked outrage by posing for pictures with animals shot in Norfolk.

The answer to most difficult questions is the same: money.

Hundreds of soldiers from across our region have returned to Afghanistan to help train the Afghan army.

Rachel Moore says material comforts are no substitute for spending time with our children reading and opening up their imaginations

The famous saying goes that everyone knows where they were then they heard John F. Kennedy was shot. On the 55th anniversary of the US President’s assassination, Nick Richards puts that to the test by asking some of our regular writers what they remember from November 22 1963.

Sector leaders have their say on Theresa May’s Brexit deal

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.

Opinion A beginner’s guide to Black Friday

Wednesday, November 21, 2018

Black Friday is one of the newest arrivals on our shores. Where did it come from and why... and is it the best time to shop?

One of East Anglia’s most important air bases will see £160m of new infrastructure as it prepares for the arrival of American fighter jets.

A Norfolk softball player is setting her sights on achieving her dream of representing Great Britain in the Olympics in two years time.

Canaries legend Grant Holt is confident Norwich City are moving in the right direction, after spending last week with the squad in Florida.

Norwich City return to home soil today after making sure they made the most of their warm weather break in Florida.

During the open training session held by Norwich City in Florida, David Freezer caught up with fans who had turned out to see the Canaries in action.

Roger Law, the co-creator of Spitting Image, has revealed the outrageous satirical puppets may be set for a television return - in America.

Hundreds of US air force staff from RAF Mildenhall and their families are moving to Gloucestershire as the Suffolk base prepares for closure.

Senior Norfolk representatives travelled to Canada to accept the “huge honour” of bringing the Commonwealth Agriculture Conference to Norwich.

Norwich City correspondent David Freezer hosted a special pinkun.com debate this lunchtime – live from Tampa during the Canaries’ warm weather training camp.

He was the main man at Norwich City for 17 years and now Kevin Keelan’s prayers have been answered, after a reunion with the Canaries in the USA.

Sue Heeles admits she has a couple of hard acts to follow after stepping up to be new captain of the successful county ladies team.

The sister of murder victim Hannah Witheridge has described as an “absolute atrocity” the actions of a tormenter troll who set up a “dark and unusual” fake profile in her name.

The presence of Norwich City royalty made for a rather special day for the lucky fans able to make it to the Canaries’ open training session in Florida.

Wayne Rooney’s inclusion in the latest England squad for a farewell appearance against the USA on Thursday night gave the pinkun.com team an idea…

Norwich City must get used to other clubs being interested in their key men if they want to continue being successful this season, head coach Daniel Farke has admitted.

After going behind the scenes at two of Tampa Bay’s top sports franchises, Norwich City director Stephan Phillips gave a rare interview to David Freezer about the Canaries’ time in Florida – and the season so far.

Some well-earned rest and relaxation was enjoyed by Norwich City’s players during the first full day of their warm weather break in the USA.

Following the arrival of the Championship leaders Norwich City at their warm weather camp in Florida, David Freezer caught up with sporting director Stuart Webber for his thoughts on the club’s rise.

​Next week, Norwich Research Park will receive the Outstanding Achievement award at the Norfolk Business Awards. EDP business editor Mark Shields spoke to the park’s executive chairman David Parfrey.

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

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’.

There was plenty of intrigue around Tampa International Airport as Norwich City arrived to a warm welcome, even by Floridan standards.

North Norfolk radio presenters Nigel Pearce and Alan Thompson will be reviewing the Beatles’ White Album 50th anniversary release and some of the sessions tracks.

Greetings from Florida, Canaries fans.

Art fans will be spoilt for choice at the upcoming Art Fair East which features over 200 artists from all across the UK and beyond.

Norwich City are on tour in the USA this week, with sporting director Stuart Webber hoping to pick up some tips from Tampa’s elite clubs.

Warm weather breaks have become common place in modern football but Norwich City will be breaking new ground when they head to the USA for the approaching international break.

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.

It’s true, folks, four-fifths of the Spice girls are reunited for a six-date stadium tour. But can they recreate the excitement of their first incarnation?

Jordan Rhodes is back on the Scotland radar but manager Alex McLeish has opted to pick Steven Fletcher instead for his latest squad – despite the Norwich striker scoring more goals this season.

Jason Butler of NW Brown looks at Primark owner Associated British Foods, and explains why the retailer’s new strategy will be crucial for the group.

A firm which claims to be Norwich’s longest established independent travel agents, will be celebrating 30 years on Hellesdon high street this month.

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

Carol Delf looked back on seven successful years as Norfolk’s junior organiser and declared: “It has been a privilege to be involved.”

A team at the Norfolk and Norwich University Hospital (NNUH) has begun a clinical trial to help reduce treatment times for people with advanced skin cancer.

Jaguar Land Rover has unveiled a £2.5bn turnaround plan that includes cost cutting following hefty losses in the second quarter.

A special proclamation to commemorate the end of the First World War and written by Newmarket Town Crier Brenda Willison is set to be performed across the world on Armistice Day.

Stuck for Christmas gift ideas? Here’s a dozen delights for family and friends who might enjoy reading about horses, rural life or food

Queen with larger-than-life front man Freddie Mercury are one of rock’s most iconic bands, responsible for countless chart hits and a memorable live show. But, does the new bio-pic Bohemian Rhapsody capture the spirit of this groundbreaking group? Arts editor Andrew Clarke gets a front row seat to find out

I was never allowed to go trick-or-treating as a child – my mum called it “begging with menaces” and every evening on October 31 she would take the battery out the doorbell.

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