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Body positivity is a term that is bandied about a lot at the moment and that can make it sound flippant, unimportant and self indulgent, writes Kate Dickinson.

My experiences of being a woman with autism in Suffolk can be very exhausting, but I can say that I finally understand why I have always been different, writes Gemma Grace.

Since gaining my Bachelor of Education Honours Degree in 1991, I have taught in primary schools in London and Suffolk from Nursery to Year 6, writes Eleanor O’Dwyer, from Aldringham.

I was proud to be the first woman ever to be elected as an MP for a Suffolk constituency in 2010, writes Dr Therese Coffey.

A formation of Lynx helicopters made a stop at Wattisham Flying Station today to mark the end of the aircraft’s distinguished 40-year career with the British Army.

A teenager gunned a man down outside a petrol station over a comment that he “looked like the Milky Bar Kid”, and he is still on the run from police, a trial heard.

A senior officer with Essex Police threw a stress ball at a junior colleague’s throat and pushed another against a desk in a fit of rage over the performance of the force’s control room, a misconduct tribunal has heard.

The managing director of a Suffolk haulage firm has received a driving ban for speeding on the A11.

A mother whose son was allegedly sexually abused by a substitute teacher and his world-renowned harpist girlfriend told a court she had been “naive” and “stupid”.

A Suffolk teenage driver killed in a crash that also claimed the lives of his two passengers had passed his driving test just a fortnight earlier, an inquest has heard.

My first feature of 2018 and an extraordinary tale it is too. Tracks in the Sand – A Railway Man’s War is the latest and weightiest tome from East Anglian publisher Jardine Press.

Theresa May will abandon her Conservative general election manifesto pledge to give MPs a vote on whether to overturn the fox hunting ban.

A person has died after being hit by a train at a level crossing in Norfolk this morning, the British Transport Police has confirmed.

A new pub in Colchester has been named after the newest royal baby.

A Suffolk GP has called for more funding for the NHS, as winter pressures take hold of all parts of the health service.

By now you will have heard that from October, 2019, the old dark blue British passports will be replacing the burgundy-coloured Euro passports of the past three decades.

Sometimes, just sometimes, a show is so good that it’s difficult to put together a full, professional review as you simply want to shout from the rooftops: “It’s brilliant! Buy tickets!” Such is the case with this joyous production of Hairspray from The Children’s Theatre Company.

A £5,000 reward has been offered in the hope of finding information which leads to the safe return of missing Gorleston student Sophie Smith.

An extensive search took place along the coastlines of Norfolk and Suffolk yesterday to try and find missing Gorleston student Sophie Smith.

A pioneering surgeon who has received a damehood leads the list of Suffolk community stalwarts and unsung heroes in the New Year Honours.

The Beatles’ Ringo Starr and Bee Gees co-founder Barry Gibb have been awarded knighthoods in the New Year Honours, alongside a string of political figures including former Liberal Democrat leader Nick Clegg and key Tory backbencher Graham Brady.

Hope of finding missing 21-year-old Sophie Smith safe and well is diminishing as time goes on, police have said.

Passengers at Stansted Airport have told of their “nightmare” after snow and ice forced dozens of Ryanair and easyJet flights to be cancelled or delayed.

History experts have put the festive season under threat after uncovering worrying evidence that Father Christmas is dead – and was buried in north Essex.

British passports will return to having blue covers after Brexit, it has been confirmed.

Breaking News: Pedestrians hit by car in Melbourne, Australia

Thursday, December 21, 2017

Police have said a crash which injured 14 people in Australia was a “deliberate act”.

It wasn’t all movies and it wasn’t all Christmas, but it was certainly all jazz and most definitely all swinging.

An Ipswich pet owner broke down in court as magistrates ordered the destruction of her Staffordshire bull terrier which attacked a young army engineer and his dog.

Most of the £450million promised to police next year will have to come from forces putting up their share of council tax bills.

A 24-year-old man has denied murdering a grandfather who was walking his two dogs in woodland near Thetford.

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