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The BBC and Netflix are teaming up to bring us a big-budget drama about the Trojan War and the love affair between Paris and Helen later this year - but let’s get excited about it RIGHT NOW. Wooden horses! Battles! Omens! Sandals without socks!

From Polark to Vanity Fair, Luther to Britannia, Call the Midwife to Marcella, War of the Worlds to A Very English Scandal, there are plentiful programmes you’ll want to bookmark for later in the year

Jonathan Martin, operations manager at national estate agency group Spicerhaart which is based in Colchester, has been named as the top fundraiser within the profession across the whole of the UK.

By now you will have heard that from October, 2019, the old dark blue British passports will be replacing the burgundy-coloured Euro passports of the past three decades.

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

Fire up your festive feelgood factor with a selection of fantastic films guaranteed to help you channel your inner Elf

Cockney fun Fairy Pearl promised us she would take us to “a world of pure imagination”.

A group of students travelled to an event billed as ‘the largest agricultural machinery show in the world’ in November.

Digital technology has completely transformed our lives. The arts have really embraced the creative possibilities but sometimes technology can ruin an evening out. Arts editor Andrew Clarke relives the highs and lows of a recent trip to a London show

Celebrations are underway as a fundraising campaign to build a new breast care centre at Ipswich Hospital hits its first major milestone.

His ancestor wrote the words for Peru’s national anthem, would you believe? (Though that’s nothing to do with Sergio’s cottage industry in the countryside near Stowmarket...)

A former army officer from Suffolk is preparing to run a marathon a day for 15 days along the Western Front to commemorate the 100th anniversary of the end of the First World War.

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.

While the international break means no Ipswich Town game for a fortnight, a number of Blues players are involved in important matches spread across the world. Sports writer ANDY WARREN takes a look at when and where the Blues’ internationals are in action.

A man from near Thetford took on an emotional London to Paris cycle ride to raise money for the hospice which cared for his wife.

Ipswich Town midfielder Emyr Huws has been called up to the Wales squad for their friendly clashes with France and Panama.

Ipswich Town lost 3-1 at Cardiff City in a Championship match last night. STUART WATSON reflects on both the action and the bigger picture.

Paul Haworth has joined the specialist shipping and international trade team at Ipswich-based law firm Birketts.

East Anglian industry leaders have said the region can play a crucial part in the government’s strategy to decarbonise the economy.

People in Ipswich discuss whether we should have car-free days in order to reduce the amount of exhaust emissions in the town.

A pastry chef is on a roll after returning to her Suffolk roots to set up her own bakery business.

Well known Suffolk personalities will take to the catwalk during a charity’s record attempt for the world’s longest fashion show.

More than 40 children from an Essex theatre group took to the stage earlier this summer for a show-stopping performance at Disneyland Paris.

A rare camera which caught the eye of a television antiques expert sold for £20,000 at a Suffolk auction.

Dozens of riders from Ipswich and Colchester are heading off early tomorrow morning on a gruelling 300-mile cycle ride from London to Paris.

HighTide theatre festival is all about providing opportunities for new talent. Arts editor Andrew Clarke speaks to Tallulah Brown, an emerging playwright from Aldeburgh, who has new play dealing with the power of the sea

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 team of cyclists from Ipswich High School for Girls are gearing up for an epic 300-mile challenge in memory of a “warm, kind-hearted and generous” former teacher.

To mark the 20th anniversary of the death of Princess Diana members of the East Anglian Daily Times have reflected on her visits to Suffolk and Essex and what it was like to report on the tragic news of her death.

Princes William and Harry remain deeply affected by their mother’s death 20 years ago on August 31, 1997.

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