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Children now drink a bath full of sugary drinks every year

Children as young as 11 drink the equivalent of almost a bath full of sugary drinks every year, Cancer Research UK has warned.

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This week in 1974 - Birmingham pub bombings and Last Tango in Paris banned

This week in 1974 - Birmingham pub bombings and Last Tango in Paris banned

This week, 42 years ago, the Birmingham Pub Bombings took place. On November 21, 1974, bombs were planted in two Birmingham pubs – the Mulberry Bush and the Tavern in the Town. The explosions killed 21 people and injured 182 others.

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DRIVE FOR JUSTICE CAMPAIGN: Max sentence for death by dangerous driving may be increased to 20 years

DRIVE FOR JUSTICE CAMPAIGN: Max sentence for death by dangerous driving may be increased to 20 years

Speculation is rife that the Government’s long awaited review of dangerous driving offences and penalties may consider the possibility of increasing the maximum sentence for death by dangerous driving from 14 years to 20 years.

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LATEST: West Norfolk Council rejects devolution

West Norfolk councillors have emphatically rejected devolution proposals at a meeting in King’s Lynn tonight.

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Norfolk councillor condemns devolution as ‘fiscal recklessness’ ahead of key votes

A Norfolk county councillor has condemned devolution proposals covering the borough as “fiscal recklessness” ahead of crucial council votes on the issue.

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New Labour MEP for the East of England is announced

Alex Mayer has today been confirmed as the new Labour Member of the European Parliament for the East of England.

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South Norfolk MP Richard Bacon cracks joke about ‘left behind, fat, middle-aged, white men’ at Prime Minister’s Questions

There was a light-hearted moment at Prime Minister’s Questions this afternoon when South Norfolk MP Richard Bacon made a joke about “fat, middle-aged, white men” being left behind by society.

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West Suffolk councils prepare to take part in national #OurDay tweetathon

The West Suffolk councils will be taking part in a national 24-hour Twitter event tomorrow.

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Norfolk and Suffolk councils to decide on Devolution this month

Over the next two weeks 12 councils across Norfolk and Suffolk and the New Anglia LEP will be asked to formally agree to become part of a Mayoral Combined authority for the two counties.

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Donald Trump wins White House race: here’s how he could be a successful President

Donald Trump wins White House race: here’s how he could be a successful President

Donald Trump is now President-Elect of the United States of America. Here’s how he could be a successful President.

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Supreme Court Brexit appeal questioned by South Suffolk MP

South Suffolk MP James Cartlidge yesterday asked the Secretary of State for Exiting the European Union, David Davis MP, to withdraw the Government’s appeal to the Supreme Court, after it was decided Article 50 would have to go through Parliament.

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An armchair guide to the US election

An armchair guide to the US election

The name-calling, bluster and lack of clear policy pronouncements in one of the most divisive US presidential elections ever is at an end.

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VIDEO: Theresa May moves to keep her finger on Brexit trigger

Theresa May is trying to restore her grip on Brexit as calls mount for an emergency general election to settle the question of British withdrawal from the EU.

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Brexit High Court ruling: What it means

What does it mean after the High Court ruled this morning, Thursday, Parliament must have a say on implementing Article 50

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Mid Suffolk District Council apologises after issuing letter directing residents to porn website

A Suffolk council has apologised after 80 residents received a voter registration letter which asks them to log on to a pornographic website.

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Richard Howitt MEP on his last day in The European Parliament

Standing ovation from European Parliament on his final day for long serving East of England MEP Richard Howitt

The East of England’s Euro MP Richard Howitt received a standing ovation from all sides of the European Parliament chamber on his last day in the European Parliament, where he has served for 22 years.

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West Suffolk MP Matt Hancock

MPs welcome £30m boost to Suffolk broadband plan

Suffolk has become the first area in the UK to formally agree a second contract as part of the Government’s Broadband Delivery UK (BDUK) programme.

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Former Suffolk Show president and community leader Dennis Dyball dies aged 91

A former president of the Suffolk Show and community leader, who was a ‘man of the countryside’, has died aged 91.

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