To kiss: touch or caress with the lips as a sign of love, sexual desire, or greeting − should only be executed with the consent of both parties.

Review: Grantchester author James Runcie at the Felixstowe Book Festival, Hotel Elizabeth, Saturday, June 29

At the same times as Charles Dickens was writing his classic novels, Mrs Mortimer was penning her own, not so classic, view of the entire world.

Glastonbury... why? I realise the festival offers fans probably the best programme of live music anywhere - they've got Kylie, for goodness sake, but come on, it's not going to be a comfy weekend, is it?

A recent Sky Atlantic drama revisited the Russian nuclear accident, revealing the true extent of the tragedy. Could it happen at Sizewell B? Our reporter finds out more...

Changes to the state pension age have acutely affected women born in the 1950s, leaving many unable to manage as they are left with scant or no income.

As Conservative Party members decide who will be the next Prime Minister, we look at the perils of the job interview.

Opinion No Cutty Sark for spotty Lynne

Monday, June 24, 2019

Lynne was hoping for a lovely break in Greenwich... but in the mean time...

The Very Hungry Caterpillar by Eric Carle was first published in 1969. Since then the book for small children has become a staple of bedtime and many parents know it by heart.

D-Day in Suffolk: putting the Germans off the scent. And D-Day for the Suffolk Regiment: what happened to the Suffolks on June 6 1944.

It is 46 years since ITV first aired the Hovis "boy on a bike" commercial. Even then, it struck a chord of nostalgia - can it do it again in 2019?

This week, there is a judicial review of the process that raised women's state retirement age to 66 - threatening to plunge many into poverty. Our reporter reveals what we know so far.

Hans Christian Andersen's story of the Ugly Duckling is re-imagined in the musical Honk! presented by The Co-op Juniors' younger troupe at the Seckford Theatre, Woodbridge.

If you were just about to pack those nice, capacious swim shorts for a holiday in France, you might want to check the local rules first.

The missile of choice may have changed but protesters have been throwing things at politicians for millennia. Here are some of the incidents over the course of 2,000 years.

Day one at the Suffolk Show dawned fine and town and country were out in force to make the most of what the county has to offer.

The Tuesday before day one of the Suffolk Show is all about getting Trinity Park ready to welcome tens of thousands of visitors. Our reporter interrupted proceedings...

There are all sorts of reasons why people go to the show... but here's a thought - why not make it a relaxing day out? Chloe Shelcott shares some ideas with our columnist.

Next week, I think, will be my 25th year reporting from the Suffolk Show - the last 18 plus seven from the 20th century!

It's where men go to pursue their hobbies but why should they be the only ones to have a personal retreat? It's our turn now, girls.

The supermarket giant Sainsbury's started with one store in London's Drury Lane in 1869. And now as it celebrates its 150th birthday, we look back at its presence in Ipswich.

Is hoarding greetings cards a known condition... or is it just me?

What happens in the event of a tie at Europe's biggest music competition? And what can entrants never...never take up on stage? Our reporter finds out more.

When Maria and Napoleone Zagni, arrived in Ipswich from Modena, Italy, in the 1890s, they brought with them the family recipe for ice cream. Founding Peter's ice cream, their distinctive brand has been enjoyed by generations,

Jane Riley is leaving the Ipswich post. She talks to our reporter about her year as first citizen, during which she has found out so much more about her home town.

It looks as if baby Archie, the first child of the Duke and Duchess of Sussex will be kept, as far as possible, away from the glare of publicity. We look at how it's going so far.

The British Board of Film Classification has been sent my X-rays and is due to reveal whether they are indeed mild.... or scary.

Suffolk "Plant Geek" Michael Perry is the ambassador for Garden Day on May 12. Here he talks about his life with plants and the how gardens contribute to mental health and well-being.

Next year will mark 75 years since VE Day and, in the run up to that anniversary, we remember those celebrations and reflect on the consequences of the Second World War.

Bucket lists - 100 things to do before you die? Forget it, I'm listing the stuff I never want to do and the things I can really do without. So there.

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