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12:57

A fugitive on the UK’s most wanted list allegedly linked to a Colchester drugs haul has been arrested in Spain.

07:48

Police are still piecing together two incidents in Leiston last night in which a 16-year-old boy and a man were both stabbed.

12:04

As the sun blazes down to raise temperatures to the mid 20s, I am thinking about sport., says Abbie Hunter.

06:00

“True democracy” is coming to a west Suffolk parish after 42 years, with villagers set to decide the Cavendish ward’s first ever contested St Edmundsbury Borough election.

10:45

Police are searching for a man wanted on suspicion of robbery and failing to appear in court.

10:45

A Suffolk entrepreneur has teamed up with a top technology investor, who made millions from a website he created with just £300, to help finance new ideas.

Ipswich Town

Mick McCarthy admits he misses the Premier League spotlight.

Yesterday, 10:23

Ipswich Town boss Mick McCarthy has challenged his team to put Wolves out of the Championship promotion pack with victory in tomorrow’s televised clash at Molineux (12.15pm).

Yesterday, 06:00

Stephen Hunt made his first Ipswich Town start in more than two months on Tuesday night. STUART WATSON spoke to the Irishman about his contract, goal premonitions and banging on Mick McCarthy’s door.

Thu, 11:05

Ipswich Town boss Mick McCarthy goes back into the Wolves’ den with something of a dilemma on his hands this Saturday.

Wed, 10:45

Almost 18,000 fans roared Ipswich Town to a crucial victory at Portman Road last night - were you there, and can you spot yourself or anyone you know in our fan gallery?

Tue, 23:11

Ipswich v Cardiff: Ipswich Town boss Mick McCarthy hailed Cole Skuse after the midfielder ended his three-year goal drought in style during tonight’s 3-1 home win over Cardiff City.

Latest General Election news

Friday, April 17, 2015

Shadow Chancellor Ed Balls visited Ipswich on Friday on his way to watch his beloved Norwich City in a crunch league match against Middlesbrough at Carrow Road.

Latest Local Election news

Saturday, April 18, 2015

“True democracy” is coming to a west Suffolk parish after 42 years, with villagers set to decide the Cavendish ward’s first ever contested St Edmundsbury Borough election.

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Sport

Broadcaster Paul Heiney has made an appeal for thieves who stole one of his favourite boats from a Suffolk harbour to have a conscience and return it.

Thu, 17:40
Lot 66 Oasis Dream (GB)

The opening day of Tattersalls annual Craven Breeze Up horse auction in Newmarket raked in £3,450,000, with the two-year-old specimens selling at an average of over £82,000 each.

Thu, 12:00
Members of Felixstowe Road Runners who are taking part in marathons this spring and summer.

More than 20 members of a town’s running club are taking part in a marathon effort to test their fitness.

Thu, 11:46
Bury St Edmunds swimmer Chris Walker-Hebborn, right, won his second British title

A poor night’s sleep and some of the best swimmers in the country could not stop Suffolk’s Chris Walker-Hebborn from storming to victory in the 50m backstroke time trial at the British Swimming Championships in London.

Business

10:45

A Suffolk entrepreneur has teamed up with a top technology investor, who made millions from a website he created with just £300, to help finance new ideas.

13:00
Cloud telecoms company X-on has launched Cuube, a new online communications services platform.

Cloud telecoms company X-on, based at the Framlingham Technology Centre, has launched Cuube, a new online communications services platform.

06:00
Jeremy Goulding, front, left, chief executive of Wheatley, is congratulated by Innovatioin Martlesham chair Ian Buxton on winning the first Innovationi Martlesham competition. Also pictured, from left, are Paul O'Brien of BT, Jane Bromley of Wheatley, Mike Ward of Wheatley and Mohamed Abdel-Maguid from University Campus Suffolk.

Software company Wheatley has been named winner of a new competition staged by Innovation Martlesham, the cluster of hi-tech companies based at BT’s Adastral Park research site, near Ipswich.

Yesterday, 08:45
Suffolk cider and vinegar maker Aspall was named Business of the Year at last year's EADT Business Awards.  From left, Tom McGarry of EDF Energy, Barry Chevallier Guild of Aspall and Sarah Howard,  of SuffolkChamber.  	
Picture: Lucy Taylor

There is now less than a week to go to enter the 2015 East Anglian Daily Times Business Awards.

EA Life

Grand Central, Ipswich

The opening of new Ipswich restaurant Grand Central - at the former Quayside on the Waterfront - is just days away.

Yesterday, 11:20
Elizabeth Garrett Anderson and daughter Louisa in 1876

We’re not very good at blowing our own trumpet in this part of the world so, as the General Election looms, how many of us are actually aware that two of the most prominent women in the suffrage movement were from Suffolk?

Tue, 10:40
Mark Byford (right) and Gary Spencer

A favour from a friend when he was in need transformed Mark Byford’s life − and those of countless others − in ways he could barely have imagined. Sheena Grant reports

Mon, 14:37
From The Archives West

Lambing Sunday at Park Farm Livermere February 1995

Do the pictures in our gallery this week bring back any memories for you?

What's On

Yesterday, 10:27

Legal advice is being taken to see whether the sale of Felixstowe’s seafront theatre for £1 can be postponed until after the local elections.

Yesterday, 09:40
New Wolsey autumn season, The Party. Photo: Ben Hopper

I know, I know. We haven’t even got to summer yet and here I am talking about the New Wolsey Theatre’s autumn season which goes on sale tomorrow.

Thu, 09:50
The Spa Pavilion at Felixstowe.

Community leaders believe selling Felixstowe’s Spa Pavilion could be the key to its revival – even though they only got £1 for the theatre.

Wed, 09:55
Blood Wedding

This adaptation brings together a strong, diverse group of black, disabled and non-disabled actors and moves the action from hot and steamy Andalusia to contemporary urban Britain.

Tue, 09:48
Medium Sally Morgan

A rare evening out with my teenage daughter was on the cards. She, like me, is fascinated by the world of psychics, mediums and the like but I have to admit, having seen Sally Morgan on the TV, I had my reservations about the “show womanship” and whether this would overpower the evening.

Colchester United

Chris Lewington could be excused for feeling down in the dumps, after what has happened to him at Colchester United this season, but the opposite is true.

Yesterday, 13:06
Chris Lewington holds his head at the end of his Colchester United league debut at Chesterfield

Tomorrow’s home game, against Scunthorpe United, is “make-or- break” for relegation-haunted Colchester United.

Tue, 22:24
Tony Humes

Colchester United boss Tony Humes was pulling no punches after his side’s dismal 6-0 defeat at Chesterfield tonight.

Tue, 21:38
Chris Lewington had an unfortunately very  busy U's league debut at Chesterfield tonight

Chesterfield 6 Colchester United 0

Mon, 12:35
The frustrated pain of a near miss shows on the face of Colchester's George Moncur during the second half of the crucial defeat at Coventry City

George Moncur admits that Colchester United will have to drastically improve their first-half displays, if they are to avoid relegation into League Two.