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How well have you kept up with this past week’s news?

PUBLISHED: 15:41 04 December 2017 | UPDATED: 15:41 04 December 2017

How news savvy have you been this week? Picture: CLIFFORD HICKS

How news savvy have you been this week? Picture: CLIFFORD HICKS

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How well have you kept up with the news of East Anglia in the last week?

Last week it was revealed that Suffolk Star, Ed Sheeran is being tipped to hit the top spot this Christmas.

The Shape of You singer has collaborated with American superstar Beyoncé for a remix of his latest track Perfect.

• You can listen to the song here: Could Ed hit the top spot this Christmas?

The pair last performed together two years ago at the Grammy Tribute to Stevie Wonder.

Mr Sheeran has also been in the news this week as he made the list of Yahoo celebrity web searches for 2017.

The Castle on the Hill singer topped the celebrities search list ahead of Ariana Grande and Cheryl.

Overall on Yahoo Donald Trump, Brexit, and General Election were the most searched terms.

Ed Sheeran came fourth on that list ahead of Strictly Come Dancing, Love Island, Game of Thrones and North Korea.

• Read more: Suffolk singer Ed Sheeran tops list of Yahoo celebrity web searches for 2017

Ipswich Town fans will be given a chance to pay their respects to club legend Kevin Beattie as his funeral procession drives past Portman Road on Friday, October 26.

Suffolk superstar Ed Sheeran is playing four huge concerts in Ipswich’s Chantry Park next year – and over 100,000 die hard fans are due to descend on Suffolk to see him perform.

NHS staff from EU countries account for up to a sixth of the workforce in some of the region’s key hospital roles, figures show.

Scores of Suffolk schools have signed up for a fresh project to boost attainment – but education chiefs have confirmed no extra cash has been pumped into it.

Train services on the mainline through Suffolk and Essex are returning to normal following cancellations and disruption brought by a track safety inspection.

A man from Suffolk died while attempting to climb the tallest mountain in Europe, an inquest heard.

An Ipswich school is opening its doors to boarders shortly after accepting boys for the first time.

A Royal Mail employee is thrilled to have his favourite superhero on his prosthetic leg thanks to an Ipswich garage.

Admirers of a picturesque Suffolk high street vying for the title of Britain’s best are being urged to back a final push for votes.

Police investigating reports of a stabbing in Ipswich have released a man in connection with the incident as enquiries into what happened continue.

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