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A look at our transatlantic links as America celebrates Thanksgiving

An Essex premium turkey entrepreneur is celebrating a major breakthrough in his bid to sell his birds across the United States.

British comedy classic Four Weddings and a Funeral is being made into an American TV series. Arts editor Andrew Clarke suggests that the film and TV world is starting to take the idea of recycling a little too far. New classics can only come from original ideas.

Charlotte Smith-Jarvis finds out more about the latest craft brewery in East Anglia, Station 119.

A collection of letters, written from the battlefields of the First World War, inspired a Suffolk woman to research her uncle’s bright life and devastating death.

Actor Kevin Spacey is being edited out of an already completed Hollywood blockbuster filmed in Suffolk over allegations of sexual misconduct.

Essex Conservatives backed Witham MP Priti Patel last night after she quit the Cabinet over her secret meetings with senior Israeli figures.

Essex MP Priti Patel has tonight quit her Cabinet role and acknowledged that her “actions fell below the standards of transparency and openness” she had advocated.

A ‘guy’ in the style of Donald Trump will top the bonfire at one of the county’s biggest fireworks displays .

We all know people who seem to have the unerring ability to bounce back, whatever life throws at them.

Levington-based precision engineering firm, BDK, is re-structuring its management team as demand for its products grows.

Fifty years on from its first transmission, we are still captivated by The Prisoner, writes Lynne Mortimer

An explosive leak of documents has laid bare the financial affairs of the global elite, including claims that the Queen has a personal fortune invested in an offshore tax haven.

BBC Radio Four is airing a dramatisation of AJ Cronin’s The Citadel, a fictional account of a young doctor working for a mining community in 1920s South Wales, writes Martin Newell.

Suffolk advocates for the UK to remain in the European Union say their movement is gathering momentum after a former cabinet minister and serving MP attended their latest conference.

John Mayall, the Godfather of British Blues, visits the Ipswich Regent next week. He spoke to Martin Hutchinson.

Technology has meant that comeback tours are available to music legends who are long dead. Arts editor Andrew Clarke says that perhaps this is a step too far and the hologram makes a mockery of the live experience

A Colchester family is appealing for funds to take their selective mute son – who will not even cough, sneeze or hiccup outside of his home – to America for treatment.

Essex PGA have followed in the footsteps of Suffolk by winning the PGA in England and Wales County Championship at The Belfry.

As people up and down Britain get ready to mark the failure of Robert Catesby’s plot to blow up Parliament this coming weekend, Sudbury is also commemorating the success of another Catesby.

A man in a rented van mowed down cyclists and pedestrians in New York killing eight people in what the city’s mayor called “a particularly cowardly act of terror”.

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

A housing firm has promised to donate £10,000 every year for the repair and conservation of war memorials in this region.

Amid concerns of automation decimating the industrial workforce, a new report suggest 175,000 manufacturing jobs could be created over the next decade under a “fourth industrial revolution” using advanced digital technology.

We speak to the voice of Strictly Come Dancing, Lance Ellington, who brings Broadway glamour to Colchester tonight.

Members of a Facebook group bringing together women from Ipswich who now live in America have got together for a trip to New Orleans.

A Colchester based cycle team has raised £10,000 for a charity close to their heart.

A new transatlantic route is set to be launched from Stansted Airport next June.

It’s official. old rockers never die – they continue to perform. And four legends of the rock and roll era are back and touring the UK.

The Crucible, by playwright Arthur Miller, is one of the great masterworks on modern theatre. As David Henshall discovers, The Crucible is more than a historical drama it’s a perceptive examination of how communities function and how petty jealousies can tear them apart.

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