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Ambitious Bury St Edmunds Rugby Club have announced seven new signings for the season ahead.

A weaker-than-expected economic performance in the UK has led the International Monetary Fund (IMF) to downgrade its growth forecast.

Colchester United have signed striker Mikael Mandron on a two year contract.

Ipswich Academy has announced its interim principal will remain at the school as its permanent head with immediate effect.

The best European wine holidays

Tuesday, July 18, 2017

As the summer holidays approach, Jeremy Dunn, chief wine tutor at Norfolk Wine School, explains why wine holidays are a great way to get to know a country or region and shares three of his favourite European wine holiday destinations and a wine recommendation from each to get you in the holiday spirit.

Twelve men have today received jail sentences totalling 42 years and four months for their parts in an attack which left Mildenhall man Simon Dobbin with catastrophic life-changing injuries.

Vive la France!

Monday, July 17, 2017

Allons enfants de la Patrie, Le jour de gloire est arrivé! Lynne Mortimer celebrates Frenchness in the wake of the 228th anniversary of the storming of the Bastille.

An experimental converted Mini, once owned by a controversial government minister, has caught motoring editor Andy Russell’s eye.

Many promises are made and often broken, but the one issued by Clive Cox that there was more to come from Harry Angel proved correct following his victory in the Darley July Cup at Newmarket on Saturday.

Thirteen men have been convicted following a violent disturbance that left innocent Suffolk football supporter Simon Dobbin permanently brain damaged.

A Beccles-based manufacturer has helped to net a world record after answering an unusual commission for a football match being played at 15,000 ft.

In our latest look back at Ipswich Town’s greatest games, we transport you back to France in March 1981, and perhaps the club’s best-ever performance...

Live music lovers will descend on the Suffolk coast this Saturday as Thorpefest returns for a second year.

Films with re-watch value, movies with a unique quality, will become the classics of the future. Arts editor Andrew Clarke presents a series of idiosyncratic suggestions for movies that may entertain if you are in the mood for something different.

A “Ganges Boy” and D-Day veteran who made a wartime Channel crossing with Winston Churchill has received France’s highest military honour.

Ed Sheeran has announced his European and UK tour for 2018, but Portman Road football stadium in Ipswich has not been included despite anticipation in his home county of Suffolk. See the full list below.

It’s a bright, sunny April day in Essex but at one family home in Clacton, the windows have been blacked out and smoke rises from the floor as a frightened young woman climbs the stairs…

Running a one-off marathon is a tough test for most, but running 10 marathons in 10 days? That’s almost unthinkable.

If you have walked along the River Deben footpath at Waldringfield, you may well have seen Crystal Creek tucked away behind its garden and thought ‘wow’.

A Suffolk fundraiser is taking on an epic cycling challenge – from London to the very southeastern edge of France.

Where are you drinking tonight? It’s World Gin Day

A book of condolences has also been opened at Murrayfield Primary School in Ipswich to allow pupils and staff to formally pay tribute to their former “inspirational” headteacher as they continue to come to terms with her loss.

Two groups of travellers left sites in Tendring over the weekend, prompting a clear-up operation from the district council.

European leaders sent messages of sympathy and solidarity via social media as the incident in London last night marked the 13th major terror attack in Europe since 2015.

Seventy-three Normandy summers have passed since soldiers appeared on French beaches like a surprise storm, but for those who were there, it is essential that what happened in France doesn’t fade away into history books.

Two Manningtree petrol heads are taking on a 190 banger car rally from Dover to Benidorm in aid of the NSPCC Colchester Business Group.

Seventy-three Normandy summers have passed since soldiers appeared on French beaches like a surprise storm.

A year ago today Peter and Sylvia Stuart were reported missing from their home in Mill Lane, Weybread, near Diss by their daughter Christy.

Former education secretary Michael Gove said he is devastated to hear the news of Ipswich Academy principal Amanda Phillips’ death.

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