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How close are you to the breadline?

Study shows how close families in the East of England are to the breadline

The average family in the East of England would be just 33 days from the breadline if it unexpectedly lost its income, a new report reveals.

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The accounting watchdog has launched an investigation into a £263million overstatement of profit expectations at Tesco.

Tesco profit claim investigated

The accounting watchdog has launched an investigation into a £263million overstatement of profit expectations at Tesco.

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Probe launched into cause of beach hut blaze on the seafront at Walton on the Naze

An investigation is being held into the cause of a beach hut fire in Walton on the Naze.

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Broomhill swimming pool, Ipswich, Dated Aug 1990

Quiz: How well do you know the legends of Ipswich?

The Broomhill Pool Trust are this year spreading Christmas cheer - and testing the knowledge of their supporters.

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Politics See all

Dan Poulter on patrol with sergeant Joanne Towell and Pc James Perrier of Suffolk police. Dr Poulter spent the following night with paramedics from the region's ambulance service.

999 service in Suffolk and Essex can reverse failings, says MP as response times targets missed

Health minister Dan Poulter said last night he was confident the region’s under-fire ambulance service can turn performance round, despite latest figures showing continued failure to meet response time targets.

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Business See all

The accounting watchdog has launched an investigation into a £263million overstatement of profit expectations at Tesco.

Tesco profit claim investigated

The accounting watchdog has launched an investigation into a £263million overstatement of profit expectations at Tesco.

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B & Q Anglia Retail Park

B & Q owner sells China stake

B&Q owner Kingfisher is to sell a controlling stake in its loss-making China business for £140 million as it focuses on its core European market.

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Last minute shoppers hit the high street in Ipswich in the last weekend before Christmas

Traders in Ipswich report changing habits in Christmas shoppers

Traders in Ipswich have noticed people tightening the purse strings this festive season, with the last weekend before Christmas proving quiet.

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Professor Gary Packham who has been appointed dean of Anglia Ruskin University’s Lord Ashcroft International Business School.

Gary Packham named as dean of Lord Ashcroft International Business School

Professor Gary Packham has been appointed dean of Anglia Ruskin University’s Lord Ashcroft International Business School.

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Colchester High Street

Footfall looks promising for Essex traders in the run up to Christmas

Initial estimates of footfall figures in Colchester suggest it will be a bumper Christmas for traders in the town – while there is a positive response from retailers in Clacton.

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Environment news

There are flood alerts in place on the Suffolk coast

Updated: Environment Agency withdraws flood alerts for the Suffolk Coast and Broads areas of Norfolk

The Environment Agency has withdrawn six flood alerts for along the Suffolk coast and Broads areas of Norfolk for Saturday evening.

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Features

Mercedes-Benz Citan Traveliner is now also available as a seven-seater long-wheelbase model.

Video: Mercedes-Benz builds on Citan success with seven-seat Traveliner

A seven-seat people-carrier makes the Mercedes-Benz Citan even more family friendly, says motoring editor Andy Russell.

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