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An inquest into the death of a 29-year-old in Lowestoft has concluded he died of complications relating to his diabetes which was made worse by alcoholism.

A former a member of the Royal Air Force died of natural causes contributed to by alcohol toxicity, an inquest has heard.

A 22-year-old serial offender has been jailed for breaching a suspended sentence order after he was caught driving whilst disqualified.

A violent goalkeeper was barricaded in his dressing room by fans after he knocked a referee unconscious in a "cowardly" attack.

An inquest into the death of a one-month-old baby will not be resumed after a court case "fully aired" the circumstances.

A drunk motorist who put lives at risk by driving the wrong way along the A14 near Stowmarket at 80mph - with two flat tyres - has been jailed for 16 months.

One of the last people to speak to a woman who died while visiting a north Norfolk holiday park has described her friend as a "lovely, happy person, who was innocent like a child".

A post-mortem examination of a woman found dead in her Bury St Edmunds home found more than 100 different synthetic cannabis products in her blood, an inquest has heard.

A man responsible for running a drugs line which flooded Great Yarmouth with heroin and cocaine has been told he faces a "substantial" prison sentence.

A Norwich man who supplied heroin to an undercover police officer has been given an extra four months in jail after messing the court around by trying to change his plea,

A former history teacher and UEA graduate has told a court she felt she had "nothing to lose" by falling into the world of drugs.

This historic Norwich building has wined and dined thousands of guests over the years, including royalty.

A man who was arrested following a climate change protest at a council meeting in Norwich is to go on trial.

More than 1.2 million illegal cigarettes have been seized in Norfolk over the past year - and worried watchdogs have pledged to target the criminals supplying the tobacco.

A former Norwich City footballer has been ordered to do 140 hours of unpaid work after being found guilty of a city nightclub sex assault.

A convicted conman who was ordered last June to pay back £200,000 to his victims has not paid a penny, it can be revealed.

Knives, tools and alcohol were among the thousands of banned items seized at Norfolk and Suffolk courts within a year.

A coroner is to write to health bosses in Norfolk calling for an improvement in the way medical notes are handed over and read by doctors before treating patients in emergency departments.

A man died just hours after undergoing surgery, an inquest has heard - but medical experts have disagreed over what caused his death.

A surgeon whose dangerous driving left a midwife with long-lasting injuries has escaped prison after 38 of his colleagues wrote a last-gasp letter to the court.

A cocaine user who took to dealing in Hunstanton as he "could not afford the habit" has been jailed for 28 months.

Emily Cotton meets with Zina Wilkinson, and inspirational woman who is a firm believer that you can do absolutely anything you put your mind to, regardless of who you are and the obstacles life puts in your way.

A judge has said the "state has failed miserably" by allowing prisons to be flooded with the drug Spice after a drug addict accrued hundreds of pounds of debt in Wayland Prison.

A serial conwoman who stole a man's life savings and falsely accused him of rape will be forced to repay £2,630 to her victim.

An inquest has opened into the death of a man whose body was found in woodland the day after he went missing.

A provisional licence holder driving alone went the wrong way along the A47 with no lights on, a court has heard.

A driver imposed a driving ban on himself after being caught driving at more than 60mph in a 30mph zone, a court has heard.

An inquest into the death of a 17-year-old woman who was found unconscious in Wymondham has been adjourned while investigations continue.

Here is our monthly look back at some of the criminals who were jailed in Norfolk courts in February.

A missing mum is still on the run despite a judge's appeal on social media to bring her infant son home.

The inquest into the death of a toddler who was thrown from an inflatable trampoline on Gorleston beach has been adjourned again because a police investigation is still ongoing.

Abuse by 81-year-old former scout leader Peter Bradley included sex assaults on a young victim in a shop, and while a girl was watching the Disney Channel.

Fraudsters are calling members of the public and pretending to be police officers, people have been warned.

Norwich City goalkeeping legend Bryan Gunn has been banned from driving for six months after admitting multiple speeding offences.

Like a scene from a James Bond film.

A London teenager has been jailed for eight months after being caught armed with an eight inch knife while already on bail for carrying a blade.

A man who drove his car along the A11 on just three tyres while more than triple the drink drive limit had stopped to buy a bottle of vodka after being teetotal for a year, a court heard.

A man who collapsed and died outside his house had a cocktail of drugs in his system, an inquest heard.

A rogue trader who conned homeowners by failing to complete building work at their properties has been told he will be jailed when he is sentenced next month.

A cleaner working in a Tesco store in King's Lynn stole more than £6,500 worth of tobacco products over the period of almost a year.

The mother of a UEA law student who took his own life just three weeks into his course has urged others to talk about how they feel.

A "charismatic" student with a history of mental health problems took his own life just three weeks into a university course.

The 'director' of a drug gang which flooded Great Yarmouth with cocaine and heroin was 'guiding the conspiracy' with 116 texts and 56 phone calls a day from his base in Hackney, a court heard.

A "dangerous" man who sent indecent images of children to a 17-year-old girl in care while under a sexual risk order has been jailed for three years.

The family of a former history teacher and UEA graduate who had been on the run from police for two months have spoken of their relief after she was arrested in London.

For more than two weeks, family, friends and jurors gathered at Ipswich Crown Court to hear those involved recount the devastating night when Scott Tarrant was fatally stabbed nine times.

Two people will be sentenced later this year after they admitted charges of causing unnecessary suffering to an animal.

More than half of drug dealing groups using 'county lines' in Norfolk are targeting the city, according to police intelligence.

A sex attack victim who was subjected to "12 hours of pure living hell" has described how delays in the case coming to court delayed her recovery.

An inquest into the death of a 29-year-old man who died in a car crash in South Norfolk has been adjourned.

A man was left lying on the floor for five hours after he fell trying to use the toilet, an inquest heard.

A man who had drunkenly walked in and out of traffic on the A140 explained to magistrates he had "split up with his girlfriend."

A man who was caught urinating outside a takeaway by a police officer has avoided punishment at court.

A man accused of murder was found by police in his mother's loft shortly before 4am, hours after allegedly stabbing a love rival with "severe force."

A Taverham home owner described how he was left with a list of unfinished jobs after he had an extension built by a Norwich builder despite giving him every chance to put things right.

A coroner has opened an inquest into the death of a 31-year-old man who was killed in a car crash two days before Christmas.

A man has received a community order after pulling "a moony" at his neighbour before smashing her window, a court has heard.

A witness has described the "shocking" moments leading up to the death of a Lowestoft father, a court has heard.

A 70-year-old hospital patient died after staff transferred him between wards without his oxygen supply, an inquest heard.

A 23-year-old man will appear in court today charged with the murder of Lowestoft father Scott Tarrant.

An inquest into the death of an anorexic teenager, who was found dead in her bedroom, will conclude next week.

A woman has been warned she faces "immediate custody" after admitting five charges of assaulting emergency workers.

A builder left a litany of problems at a £20,000 bungalow renovation, a court heard on Tuesday.

An uninsured drug-driver handed himself into police two months after failing to show up at court to be convicted.

A single mum caught almost four times the drink-drive limit on Boxing Day has escaped jail.

As the Christmas drink-drive campaign comes to a close three more drivers have been disqualified - for a total of almost four years.

A 60-year-old man who made indecent images of children will be sentenced next month.

At least five people have been the victims of stabbings in Norwich in the last two months.

Three men who supplied crack cocaine and heroin in the Great Yarmouth area have been jailed for a total of 10 years and four months.

Two women have avoided possible jail sentences for driving while almost four times the legal alcohol limit.

A prison officer with more than 30 years' service has been fined and banned from driving after being caught at twice the legal alcohol limit.

The independent body responsible for triple murderer David McGreavy's release has insisted it will never free dangerous criminals until it is "convinced" it is safe to do so.

A popular young fisherman, who was "loved by everyone" died as a result of a road traffic accident, an inquest has heard.

A solicitor has been barred after misleading a client and blaming her when his firm was taken to court.

A man "desperate" to get medical help for his mental health problems called police to say there was a bomb at his Norwich home, a court has heard.

Five people caught spitting in Wisbech in just one month were each handed a £75 fixed penalty notice by the enforcement team hired by Fenland District Council to crackdown on anti social behaviour.

The son of a Norfolk farming champion has said he hopes his father's death will encourage more people in rural communities to open up about mental health.

And what do you buy the woman who has everything? James Marston speculates about the Royals' Norfolk Christmas

A Fenland lorry driver won the right to damages - that could total up to £4 million - after he was electrocuted when his tipper trailer touched overhead cables.

Funding for legal aid providers in the region has been cut by almost half in six years amid warnings the support network for vulnerable people has been "decimated".

A family has criticised a mental health service after a mother-of-three took her own life just 10 days after being discharged from a mental health ward.

A teenager who lost his job and college place, and was subjected to "worldwide opprobrium", must now repay the community for his part in a "nasty attack" on a vulnerable woman.

A former Olympic showjumper who used pig's blood to daub lewd messages on the "love nest" of a Tory peer has admitted ignoring her court sentence.

The war had been won. The formal celebrations were over but a few weeks on, the fighting was still taking place on the streets of Norwich. Derek James recalls the riots of December 1918.

A diabetic said he had lost confidence in his insulin pump days before he died of an overdose of medication.

The friends of a woman who was found dead in a tent near a popular Norwich footpath have said she has left a hole that will "never be replaced".

A father-of-four from Norwich was told he owed £1,000 because his son missed school six years ago.

A mother was told the reason her sons were sitting in prison was because she got them involved in a dispute with another family.

Norfolk celebrated peace a century ago with flags, parades, bells and even impromptu flypasts and a commandeered fire engine.

Five people convicted of drug offences in Norwich have lost their tenancies as part of a major crackdown in the city.

A woman who failed to appear in court for breaching an order after previously being sentenced for assaulting a paramedic, three police officers and two members of the public is still at large.

A jury has failed to reach a verdict in the trial of a London jewellery store owner accused of handling stolen goods from an East Anglian gang.

A woman who breached an order banning her from drinking in public and going into a town centre has been sentenced to 40 weeks in prison.

Political satire has a long, distinguished history in this country. Arts editor Andrew Clarke spoke to Private Eye's Ian Hislop and Nick Newman about their new play which shines a spotlight on a publisher who survived three libel trials in three days

A man with 41 previous convictions for 116 offences has been given another chance after kicking and punching a taxi in a fare dispute.

A Norwich man rugby-tackled a police officer as a bid was made to arrest him in his home and send him back to prison, a court heard.

A driver who caused a serious collision has received a four-week ban after magistrates heard that a longer ban would make travelling a "pain".

Weird and wonderful ghost stories abound in many corners of East Anglia, with sights and sounds that just can't be explained. Here are 23 of the most haunted places in the region.

A woman died after her head was struck by a motorcyclist's helmet after she stepped out into the road without looking, an inquest has heard.

A lack of fire safety measures at a stately Norfolk mansion that was being advertised as a holiday house sleeping up to 36 people could have resulted in "serious injury or death", a court has heard.

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