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DJ and IT engineer David Bradbury met the presenter when she came to East Anglia to record a radio programme for the BBC. He tells our reporter what she was like, and where they travelled together.

Find out about Joe’s many achievements, from working on the Spitfire to hand-printing books.

A big-name retail chain has raised concerns over potential post-Brexit disruption at deep sea ports sparking worries over the impact of leaving the EU on Britain’s biggest container port of Felixstowe.

It’s one of the contradictions of Brexit Britain that while the numbers of international students at the University of Essex has increased significantly since the EU referendum, the numbers of British students choosing to learn a modern foreign language there has fallen sharply.

Our columnist reveals some of the strangest relationships of all time - can you compete with any of these?

UK farmers bracing themselves for Brexit are facing similar turmoil to the American agricultural sector under Trump, a US farming leader says.

In the past, it might have been the Americans or the Italians that had the edge when it comes to coffee. But a Suffolk coffee company has just opened a distribution hub in the UAE to tap into growing global demand for British coffee.

Today as the Chinese community in Ipswich mark the start of the Year of the Pig, we look back to celebrations held at the Corn Exchange in Ipswich in 1986.

With Chinese New Year celebrations in swing, now is the ideal time to bring home a touch of Eastern style, says Gabrielle Fagan.

The head of a proposed new nuclear power station based in Suffolk urged developers, investors and government to join forces to make it happen following a decision to shelve schemes elsewhere in the UK.

A campaign raising concerns over impact of the new Sizewell C development on the world-famous Minsmere nature reserve has now gained 5,000 supporters - including TV presenter, Chris Packham.

Stansted Airport recorded its busiest ever year as it welcomed over 28 million passengers in 2018, an increase of 2.1 million passengers and 8.1% per cent over the previous 12 months.

An author will sign copies of his new historical fantasy novel which plays out in the shadows of the Great Wall of China.

She has spent two years and thousands of pounds trying to get back her beloved pet who is running wild - but Mel Perry will not give up.

University Centre Colchester has announced a new academic partnership with the University of East Anglia, stating that its former long term partner, the University of Essex, is “more focused on international partnerships”.

Stansted Airport has been stepping up talks with China on launching new long-haul routes to the East.

A Suffolk man fighting to bring his grandchildren back to the UK after his son was murdered in China is gearing up for his court battle.

Laura Ashley is to close around 40 stores, as the company’s new chairman pushes ahead with a fresh vision for the brand which includes expansion in China.

A nuclear reactor which uses the same technology as is planned for Sizewell C has just been successfully launched in China.

Pet accessories are all the rage this festive season.

And a couple from Chelmsford, have come up with a range of circus-themed accessories for guinea pigs through their company Haypigs! that tap into the trend for the movie the Greatest Showman too.

A Suffolk man embroiled in a bitter custody battle to bring his grandchildren to the UK from China where his son was murdered says it will be “heart-breaking” to lose the case.

Meat product maker Cranswick has reported near-flat profit growth of 1%, against a tougher background for the meat market.

After suffering from a heart attack 10 years ago, Davide Gasparin recalls being struck by a terrible fear that the same thing might happen again.

Sector leaders have their say on Theresa May’s Brexit deal

With Guy Fawkes night just a fading memory, Christmas is now looming closer with lighting switch-ons, the arrival of Santa and Christmas fayres now dominating our social calendars. Miriam Spall from Where To Take Our Children/Suffolk Kids has look at the family events coming up this week

A 10-strong group of councillors will decide on plans to expand Stansted Airport at a crunch meeting today (Wednesday, November 14).

The BBC TV presenter Dan Snow has stressed the importance of preserving Suffolk’s precious history – and shared an surprising anecdote about a near-death experience in one of the county’s most famous rivers.

And despite now being at the helm of one of Suffolk’s most exciting, pioneering tech firms, which is an Archant ‘Future 50’ company, he was “absolutely not” interested in science as a child.

The chief executive of Stansted Airport claims he is “overwhelmed” by the support he has received for plans to raise the number of passengers Stansted can handle each year.

UN officials are to visit Jaywick as part of an investigation into austerity, poverty and human rights, it has emerged.

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