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Worried East Anglian farmers say they have been left in limbo after the industry sought to nail the government down at a key annual conference on what kind of future the sector faces as Brexit looms.

It’s been a huge week in politics with MPs leaving both the Conservatives and Labour. Iain Dale says the new independent MPs need to quickly build a realistic policy platform

An Essex businessman has successfully challenged an international airline over booking fees and forced them to abolish some “unfair” credit card charges.

A building society has continued to expand in spite of tough market conditions, it said as it published a solid set of financial results.

There has been a marked loss in oilseed rape crop (OSR) planted areas in the UK, including in East Anglia, a survey suggests.

East Anglian farmers face an era of ‘survival of the fittest’, they were told this week.

A host of pro-EU campaigners distributed thousands of leaflets to households across Ipswich in an effort to boost momentum for a second Brexit referendum.

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.

Farmers have done ‘a terrible job’ of communicating what they do, an East Anglian conference has heard.

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

Grave concerns are being raised about how prepared Suffolk is for Brexit with just a few weeks left on the clock.

Special Report How a no-deal Brexit could affect you

Tuesday, February 5, 2019

Britain will leave the European Union without a deal on March 29 unless a withdrawal agreement is approved or Article 50 is delayed – we look at how this eventuality could affect you in Suffolk.

“We take the attitude if you are going to do it, do it properly,” says farmer Pete Thompson as he describes how he branched out into apple orchards.

Iain Dale says things are looking up for Theresa May this week, but there’s a long way to go to see if a good Brexit deal will define her time at 10 Downing Street

Business confidence in the East of England fell to its lowest level in more than a year in January with more expecting to cut jobs, a survey has found.

If you bought, hired or leased a lorry between 1997 and 2011 you could be due thousands of pounds in compensation.

James Marston says Brexit has to be sorted and we might have to accept that none of us will be happy

As an etiquette expert comes up with guidelines for MPs to get through Brexit...with good manners!

Brexit is back firmly on the political agenda – and not just in the House of Commons where the Prime Minister is making another futile attempt to push through her deal that was rejected by two thirds of MPs nine days ago.

While the craze for online shopping is leading to empty shopfronts, it’s also bringing a massive boost to Suffolk’s warehousing and logistics industry.

The East of England is set to count the cost of a ‘no deal’ Brexit in billions of pounds, according to analysis by business lobby group the CBI.

A major logistics company is seeing demand for warehousing space soar in the countdown to Brexit.

Wetherspoon boss and keen Brexiteer Tim Martin has taken his “no deal” message on Europe to The Cricketers pub in Ipswich as part of a national tour.

Ipswich Labour MP Sandy Martin has insisted he is not disrespecting the views of his constituents by suggesting that a second referendum might be needed to sort out the Brexit problems if all else fails.

Some people are stocking up on tins and dried goods ahead of the Brexit decision, so what’s in their trollies?

After a dramatic two days in the House of Commons, attention now turns to what happens next in the Brexit saga – and we should not have too long to wait.

Theresa May has survived the Vote of Confidence in her government – but not without another bruising debate in the House of Commons.

Worried East Anglian farmers’ leaders warned that a ‘no deal’ Brexit would have a ‘serious impact’ on rural businesses as the political crisis deepened following a crushing defeat for prime minister Theresa May’s European Union (EU) exit strategy.

The value of Suffolk’s housing stock out performed the national average and grew by 3.8% in 2018 despite Brexit fears slowing the UK market, according to analysis from property expert Savills.

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