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Theresa May has said she will stand down as Prime Minister before the next phase of Brexit negotiations.

A Norfolk MP has described Brexit as the "Death Star of politics" as he admitted: "I'm an elected representative of 76,000 people and I don't know what's going on."

Theresa May is battling to stay in power as MPs seek to seize control of parliamentary business in a bid to secure a softer Brexit.

Mid Norfolk MP George Freeman has broken rank to say it is "all over" for Prime Minister Theresa May.

Hundreds of people from Norfolk are heading for London this morning to take part in an anti-Brexit march in the capital.

It's been another tough week for Theresa May - Iain Dale says she's now turned the country into a complete joke

A Norfolk MP has said it is an "outrage" that parliament has been denied the opportunity to take control of Brexit, as the prime minister rounded on representatives in a televised statement.

Theresa May has rounded on MPs and blamed them for failing to agree a way to leave the EU.

A Suffolk MP baffled social media users after interrupting the prime minister's Brexit grilling to raise issues about Lowestoft high street shop closures.

Norfolk MPs are receiving hundreds of letters and emails a day over Brexit, it can be revealed.

Norfolk MP Liz Truss has said she is not interested in running for Tory leadership and is instead "focused on getting Brexit sorted".

South West Norfolk MP Liz Truss was one of seven Cabinet ministers who defied the government to vote against delaying Brexit last night.

A long-running stalemate between developers and the city council over a Golden Triangle church has finally been broken - after councillors admitted they were "hung over a barrel" by the homebuilders.

A Norfolk MP has said the prime minister has "very little authority left" after the House of Commons ruled out leaving the EU with no deal.

The prime minister has been dramatically defeated on her Brexit deal in the House of Commons for a second time.

A generation of children grew up with the Edge Chronicles.

The east of England will get the smallest share of a £1.6bn government fund to boost run-down towns after Brexit.

Norfolk's farming leader said he is "disappointed" at the resignation of agriculture minister George Eustice, who left citing fears that a delayed Brexit could bring about "the final humiliation of our country".

Fans across world have expressed their love for Norfolk's own Olivia Colman after she won the Oscar for best actress at last night's awards.

There is no Plan(et) B: so it's a good job that we've got our children to clear up the mess that the adults have made and left for them to inherit. Why the kids are all right when it comes to climate change.

Worried East Anglian farmers say they have been left in limbo after the industry sought to nail the government down at a key annual conference on what kind of future the sector faces as Brexit looms.

The Prime Minister has revealed that she enjoys mouldy jam for Brexit. I mean 'breakfast'. Is it all part of a grand plan to get us ready to preserve our food stocks after a no-deal? If so, I'm ready.

Hundreds of Norwich pupils spent the last day of the half term protesting for action over climate change.

Norwich South MP Clive Lewis has said Labour's "dangerous mixed messages" on leaving the EU could be helping "facilitate a Tory Brexit".

East Anglian publisher Archant has broadly welcomed a new report looking at how to safeguard quality journalism in the UK.

Four of every five sex offenders in Norfolk who applied to be removed from the life-long register in recent years have been successful.

EU citizens in Norfolk applying to stay in the UK after Brexit face a 214-mile round trip to register, it has been claimed.

A former UKIP councillor who has defected to the Conservatives has said his former party has a grim future.

Liberal Democrat leader Sir Vince Cable has warned how a swathe of other issues in the UK were being ignored as MPs argued about Brexit.

Iain Dale says things are looking up for Theresa May this week, but there's a long way to go to see if a good Brexit deal will define her time at 10 Downing Street

Follow along with political correspondent Geraldine Scott in Westminster on what is being dubbed Brexit's Super Tuesday showdown in the Commons.

As MPs prepare to thrash out the details of Brexit in parliament once again, our reporters took to the streets of Great Yarmouth, Cromer, King's Lynn, and Norwich to find out what people thought of progress, how they voted in 2016 , and if they would vote differently now.

An MP has praised pupils at a Mid Norfolk school for writing to him about their concerns for the plight of refugees around the globe.

A television crew for a political show on Sky has been filming in a Norfolk town this week.

The East of England is set to count the cost of a 'no deal' Brexit in billions of pounds, according to analysis by business lobby group the CBI.

It's difficult to laugh about Brexit at this stage, whether you're a leaver or a remainer.

Nick Conrad says we need musicals at times like this and Theresa May would do better if she just used a spoonful of sugar to help the Brexit medicine go down

Worried East Anglian farmers' leaders warned that a 'no deal' Brexit would have a 'serious impact' on rural businesses as the political crisis deepened following a crushing defeat for prime minister Theresa May's European Union (EU) exit strategy.

Businesses are already suffering under the threat of Brexit, with company owners reporting funding being pulled and expansion plans being put on hold.

MPs have rejected Theresa May's Brexit plans by an emphatic 432 votes to 202 in a historic vote which has thrown the future of her administration and the nature of the UK's EU withdrawal into doubt.

Norwich South MP Clive Lewis has spoken out to back a second referendum just hours before Theresa May puts her Brexit deal to the Commons.

Theresa May will put her Brexit deal to the Commons on Tuesday, with defeat almost guaranteed.

A Norfolk MP is set to be one of around 64 who will vote against Theresa May's Brexit deal after the prime minister made a last-ditch attempt to garner support.

Brexit is causing a recruitment crisis at one of the UK's largest hotel chain.

Pro-European activists will be taking to streets across Suffolk to have their say ahead of Theresa May's key Brexit vote next week.

A Norfolk MP is amongst 20 Tory rebels to vote against the government and back an amendment designed to limit ministers' tax raising powers in the event of a no-deal Brexit.

A "cruel and desperately unfair" postcode lottery which locks some Norfolk families out of accessing fertility treatment on the NHS could come to an end after announcements made as part of a long term plan for the health service.

Up to 500,000 lives could be saved under plans for the NHS in England over the next decade, health chiefs claim. But what does the announcement mean for Norfolk and Suffolk? Health correspondent Geraldine Scott explains.

New regular columnist Iain Dale is well-known as the award-winning presenter on LBC Radio's weekday evening discussion show and will voice his highly-regarded view each week. This week he looks at policing

Even with just three months to go Brexit uncertainty remains for businesses in our region and beyond. Business editor RICHARD PORRITT looks forward to what the coming year holds

A Barbie fitted with running blades and Olaf the snowman wearing a hearing aid may not seem like typical children's toys.

What were the biggest TV moments of 2018? We look at the last six months of the year and discover why 2018 was big for the Dyer family, which unusual guests appeared on Bargain Hunt and how the BBC and ITV had a Brexit row of their own.

With just over three months ago until the UK is due to leave the European Union, how will we cope with Brexit over Christmas?

Opinion Is this a chink of light for Mrs May?

Thursday, December 13, 2018

Well, that was all a big waste of time wasn't it? Perhaps not.

The prime minister might have won a confidence vote but, asks political editor RICHARD PORRITT, what now for her leadership, Brexit and the country?

Theresa May has silenced the hard Brexit wing of the Conservative party after seeing off a challenge to oust her from Number 10.

The region's Conservative MPs are backing embattled prime minister Theresa May "100pc" as she faces a make-or-break confidence vote.

North Norfolk MP Norman Lamb suffered a narrow defeat on a bill calling for the legalisation of cannabis, ahead of an emergency debate on the delay to the vote on Theresa May's Brexit deal.

A delayed motion looking to reduce period poverty in the Great Yarmouth borough is to be discussed once more by councillors.

The MP for Mid Norfolk has criticised the Prime Minister for postponing a crucial vote on her Brexit deal.

As Theresa May battles to get the country onside with her Brexit deal, EDP readers had the chance to put their questions to the prime minister.

Political commentators are often expected to make predictions - but none of the Westminster commentariat have managed to call the fall out from Brexit correctly.

Cabinet minister and Norfolk MP Liz Truss was overheard attacking Theresa May, according to claims on social media.

Norfolk MP Liz Truss has urged MPs to back Theresa May's Brexit deal claiming the UK can always change the agreement in the future.

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

Up hill and down dale, Theresa May is trekking assiduously across the nation trying to sell her Brexit deal.

The prime minister is battling to convince the nation her Brexit deal is the best option for Britain.

This week is crunch time for Prime Minister Theresa May as this week she attempts to persuade the Houses of Parliament to back her Brexit deal. This is what the people of Norwich think.

An MP who backed staying in the EU but abstained on the vote to trigger Article 50 has announced he cannot support Theresa May's Brexit deal.

Campaigners who want the public to be given the final vote on a Brexit deal are calling for Norwich City Council to endorse the campaign for a People's Vote.

Norwich South MP Clive Lewis has insisted the Labour party could get a better Brexit deal - and called for a general election to give them the opportunity.

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

Opinion Theresa May's biggest problem? Being a woman

Wednesday, November 21, 2018

Liz Nice says Theresa May's sex makes it impossible for her to win over Brexit

Opinion Opinion: I feel sorry for Theresa May - do you?

Wednesday, November 21, 2018

James Marston says he has sympathy for the Prime Minister. Do you agree?

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

Former Liberal Democrats leader Tim Farron was one of the guest speakers as a Norfolk school held its first faith festival.

New Brexit secretary Steve Barclay has insisted it is time to finalise the withdrawal agreement and "deliver a Brexit that works for the whole UK".

NE Cambs MP Steve Barclay is the next Brexit Secretary following the resignation of Dominic Raab who resigned on Tuesday.

With the government in turmoil and the prime minister teetering on the edge, political editor RICHARD PORRITT asks 'what now for Brexit?'

The battle now is between the ideologues and the pragmatists.

After a tumultuous day in Westminster the prime minister has vowed: "This is a Brexit that delivers."

Theresa May has dramatically won the backing of her cabinet for the Brexit deal - but anger is growing among Brexiteers.

The Brexit endgame is in sight - perhaps.

Past Budgets have quickly fallen to pieces.

Norfolk is set to get no new investment from the Budget because it is a "basket case" in the eyes of the Treasury, it has been claimed.

The chancellor's announcement that mental health services for young people are set to get a funding boost has been praised as "a step in the right direction" by those working in the county's schools.

This Budget was set to be the most difficult any chancellor has had to deliver in living memory.

Tory MPs are looking to chancellor Philip Hammond to raise party morale as he delivers what's expected to be his final budget before the UK leaves the European Union (EU).

Jeremy Corbyn will join the fight to protect Norfolk's children's centres during a visit to the county this weekend.

Norfolk hospitals depend on the European Union for more than one in 10 doctors, new figures revealed, as uncertainty over Brexit threatens to worsen the crisis in the NHS.

Television chef and majority Norwich City shareholder Delia Smith spoke out against Brexit during the People's Vote march in London.

Parents and campaigners will come together in Thetford to protest against Norfolk County Council's plans to close children's centres across the county.

The prime minister Theresa May and Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn have paid tribute to Baroness Patricia Hollis in the House of Commons.

Which services should face budget cuts as Suffolk County Council struggles to trim its budget by £25m over the next financial year.

East Anglia is rightly proud of its many assets.

Musicians including Ed Sheeran, Damn Albarn and Bob Geldof have joined forces to warn about the impact of a no-deal Brexit on the music industry, saying the country would be placed in a "self-built cultural jail".

Television chef and Norwich 
City majority shareholder Delia Smith claims political leaders have made a "dog's dinner" 
out of Brexit.

It was back in 1965 when the speedway stadium at King's Lynn came into being, with a 400-yard shale track constructed as the Stars took on the mantle of Norfolk's only speedway team from the defunct Norwich Stars.

The former mayor of Lowestoft has apologised after accidentally sharing an abusive far-right post from the pro-Tommy Robinson Facebook page 'SAVE Our Country'.

Dancing Queen Theresa May has been backed by East Anglia's MPs after delivering an "optimistic" conference speech.

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