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Woman's body found in property

Leiston: Body of young woman found in house in Main Street - police treating death as unexplained

Police have launched an investigation after a young woman’s body was found in a house in Leiston today.

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Police appeal after man exposed himself to three girls

Lowestoft: Man carrying video camera exposes himself to three 12-year-old girls who came out of public showers

Police need to trace a man after he exposed himself to three 12-year-old girls in Claremont Road, Lowestoft.

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Lifeboat

Maldon: Footprints found by emergency services after person jumps from road bridge at river

The emergency services were called out to the A414 at Maldon on Tuesday night following reports that a person had jumped off a road bridge at the River Chelmer.

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Double murderer Paul Clarke

Ipswich: Crimes of double murderers Paul Clarke and Lorraine Thorpe to feature on national television documentary

The crimes of an Ipswich double murderer who was found dead in his prison cell earlier this week will be shown on national television tomorrow night.

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Politics See all

UKIP leader Nigel Farage (left) accompanies former Tory MP  for Clacton, Douglas Carswell on a walkabout in the Essex seaside town following his defection from the Conservative Party.

Clacton: Carswell hopes to ruin Prime Minister’s birthday as date set for by-election

Rebel MP Douglas Carswell will be looking to give Prime Minister David Cameron an unhappy birthday when voters in Clacton go to the polls next month.

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Business See all

Stansted Airport unveils draft growth plans

Stansted Airport launches draft Sustainable Development Plan which ‘could generate extra £4.6bn for regional economy’

Stansted Airport hopes to double its passenger numbers to around 40 to 45million and generate billions of pounds for the regional economy by developing its existing runway and infrastructure it said today as it launched a public consultation on its plans.

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Legal and General in Ipswich are about to axe hundreds of jobs.

Ipswich: Shock as Legal & General decides to close office with loss of 140 jobs

More than 140 jobs are set to be lost in Ipswich after a shock announcement today that insurance giant Legal & General (L&G) is set to close its office in the town.

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Adnams head brewer Fergus Fitzgerald examines an exuberant hop plant situated outside the brewery's Whisky Dunnage.

Brewer’s call of the wild

A Suffolk brewer has called on gardeners and nature-lovers to help it locate wild and off-the-beat hops as it prepares to launch a new beer.

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Environment news

Great Gabbard Offshore Wind Farm

Suffolk: Fishermen’s concerns due to be raised at wind farm meeting today

Fishermen are hoping for a resolution today following a dispute over cabling problems at a wind farm off the Suffolk coast.

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Features

Mobile Phones

Two thirds of drivers in the UK admit to using their mobile phone while driving despite it being illegal and dangerous.

A study has found 60% of drivers make calls, send texts and even browse the internet on their phones when behind the wheel. Research by Flexed shows six out of 10 drivers say they answer the phone or reply to texts when driving.

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