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Ipswich Town goalkeeper Michael Crowe was taken by surprise when he found out he had been called up for international duty, but is determined to learn as much as he can while away with the Wales squad.

At the Chappel Galleries, only a few minutes’ walk from the delightfully time-warped railway station, is an exhibition of paintings by Wladyslaw Mirecki – ‘Waj’ to his friends.

Business leaders and politicians from the East of England have been given an insight into the potential boost to the region’s economy if proposals for new nuclear power stations in Suffolk and Essex go ahead.

Strong interpersonal relationships will be key to building on the East of England’s growing export trade with China, a government expert says.

Whether you fancy a jaunt around an English country garden, a rummage through a book fair, pond dipping, or den building, there’s so much for you to see and do around Suffolk over the next few months.

The event is now in its 31st year and since 1987 more than 40,000 school pupils have taken to the stage at Snape Maltings Concert Hall and performed to an audience of approximately 95,000.

Celebrated Essex-made jams are turning up in far-flung regions of the world, including Uzbekistan and Kazakhstan, as younger generations of overseas consumers buy into British-branded goods.

Since her husband died a year ago Elene Marsden has discovered there are many ways of handling grief. She told Sheena Grant what she has learned and how she will be marking the first anniversary of his death.

Stansted Airport has applied to increase the current cap on annual passenger numbers - from 35 million to 43 million passengers a year.

The chief executive of a Suffolk company on £170,000 a year has been banned from driving for six months with 21 penalty points for speeding after losing an ‘exceptional hardship’ plea.

Ipswich Town have not beaten rivals Norwich since a 3-2 victory in 2009, in what proved to be Jim Magilton’s final game in charge. Andy Warren looks at the side who turned out for the Blues that day.

Some of the region’s most innovative manufacturing businesses are at the NAAME 2018 conference today. We take a look at some of the companies using technology to break new ground.

While Felixstowe port is the terminal for most Anglo-Chinese cargo traffic, the UK’s Suffolk born-and-bred ambassador to China works to strengthen ties with the Far Eastern superpower. Don Black tells her story.

The Irish Republic, France, the US, Netherlands and Germany were the top five export markets for UK food and drink last year, according to government figures.

More than two-thirds (68%) of the East of England’s mid-market businesses are looking to increase exports beyond Europe because of Brexit, according to research.

A UK banking giant has banned credit card customers from buying bitcoin amid fears they could be left in debt as the cryptocurrency’s value drops.

The Spice Girls have confirmed plans to work together again on new projects.

Movies that tell a good story and have engaging characters provide that all-important re-watch value necessary for a great film. Arts editor Andrew Clarke presents a series of idiosyncratic suggestions for movies which may entertain if you are in the mood for something different.

The growing Chinese market offers a ‘really good opportunity’ for East Anglia’s food and drink sector, a government official said as he attended an industry event in Ipswich.

Primera Air has announced the launch of a fourth transatlantic route from London Stansted Airport.

The burgeoning electric vehicle industry presents an “exciting opportunity” for the East of England to strengthen its economic relationship with China, according to an enterprise leader.

A European Union (EU) agri-food sector delegation is set to accompany EU Commissioner Phil Hogan on his latest business offensive to China in May 2018.

There aren’t many things in life that are free. From basic life essentials such as clean water to how we spend our leisure time, almost everything has been taken, twisted and commercialised for profit.

Global forces are continuing to keep grain prices down as world grain stocks reach near record levels, according to an Ipswich-based grain, seed and fertiliser merchant.

Lavenham, Long Melford, Hadleigh, Clare and Sudbury are ideal for a day out or as a picturesque base while exploring the region. Here we offer a quick guide to the individual charms of each of these dyed in the wool Suffolk classic attractions.

Bird flu has been detected in wild birds in Dorset, with more expected over the coming days.

London Stansted Airport has confirmed it busiest ever calendar year, despite a dip in numbers during December following the cancellation of hundreds of flights by its biggest operator, Ryanair.

Losing a child is not something any parent wants to contemplate.

The specialist Anglo-Dutch team at East Anglian law firm Birketts has advised Netherlands-based automated welding group AWL on an addition to its portfolio in the UK.

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