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Almost one in three care homes in Norfolk and Suffolk are deemed to be unsatisfactory leaving the elderly and their families having little choice of quality care in places, new analysis shows.

A Suffolk MP warned immigration will not be able to fall until welfare and education reforms allow foreign labour to be replaced with local talent.

Nick Clegg has claimed there will be an “industrial scale blame game” if Brexit “curdles and goes belly up”.

Donald Tusk has warned there is nothing to win in Breixt telling a press conference he would not pretend it was a happy day.

On 23 June last year, the people of the United Kingdom voted to leave the European Union. As I have said before, that decision was no rejection of the values we share as fellow Europeans. Nor was it an attempt to do harm to the European Union or any of the remaining member states. On the contrary, the United Kingdom wants the European Union to succeed and prosper. Instead, the referendum was a vote to restore, as we see it, our national self-determination. We are leaving the European Union, but we are not leaving Europe – and we want to remain committed partners and allies to our friends across the continent.

Mark Lansley, chief executive of Broadland Wineries

James Cleverly paid an emotional tribute to his friend PC Keith Palmer who was killed in the grounds of Houses of Parliament and made a call for posthumous recognition.

“We are not afraid, our hearts are with you”. This was the simple message next to flowers by the police cordon which sealed off the vast crime scene which Westminster has become.

Like the famous green benches of the House of Commons, the police are part of the fabric of Westminster.

East Anglian Daily Times and Ipswich Star group political editor Annabelle Dickson reports on today’s terrorist incident at the Palace of Westminster from the scene.

Cigarette packets should contain a warning about the risk of smoking to expectant mothers, Colchester’s MP has said.

Former Tory Cabinet minister Norman Tebbit said he hopes Martin McGuinness is “parked in a particularly hot and unpleasant corner of hell for the rest of eternity”.

Theresa May has announced March 29 is the day she will trigger Article 50 - the formal process for leaving the European Union.

Scottish first minister Nicola Sturgeon has announced plans to hold a second independence referendum following the Brexit referendum.

Clacton and Thetford have the highest proportion of leave voters, according to our major new poll.

East Anglia has few regrets about leaving the European Union days before Theresa May wants to formally gives Brussels notice of Britain’s departure, our major new poll reveals.

East Anglian commuters could benefit from safer and quicker journeys from a £400,000 project which could see traffic lights installed at the notorious Fiveways roundabout on the A11.

Lord Tebbit urged ministers to leave Bury St Edmunds alone branding plans for East Anglian devolution “nonsense”.

Theresa May’s Article 50 game-plan was dealt a blow by Lords after it amended the plan to start negotiations on leaving the EU at the end of this month.

A Conservative peer has claimed people are buying pubs in Suffolk to “callously” convert into houses.

An attack on an Ipswich occupational therapist demonstrates the risks of lone working, an MP has said.

Liberal Democrat peers will attempt to force the government to set out its strategy on local funding and economic growth post-Brexit.

Colchester’s MP has reported what he describes as “vile” abuse to the Metropolitan Police.

The European Union has funnelled an average of £135.7m to Norfolk and Suffolk each year since 2007, a new report by the region’s business and political leaders has found.

An East Anglian peer has warned advocates of a second European Union referendum that they are “playing with fire”.

Russian president Vladamir Putin should be offered a state visit, a Suffolk MP has said.

A 10-point plan which would allow regular Ipswich in 60 trains has been set out by Greater Anglia - with a plea for businesses, travellers and politicians in East Anglia to get behind it.

A 10-point rail upgrade plan for East Anglia has been set out by one of the region’s rail operators with a warning cash needs to be found if the full benefits of new trains are to be enjoyed.

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