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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

The countdown to an international cycling spectacular sweeping through the heart of Suffolk in June has stepped up a gear – as a high-profile dignitary swapped her civic chain for a bicycle one.

An Ipswich man allegedly confessed to a friend that he had stabbed father-of-five Dean Stansby but hadn’t meant to kill him, a court has heard.

Schools in Ipswich are among the most under-funded in Suffolk according to new figures obtained by a union-sponsored website.

In 2012 the Woodbridge teenager had just become an internet sensation.

A black tie charity ball is taking place to collect cash for an Ipswich-based baby bereavement support group.

Rail conductor/guards working on Greater Anglia trains have called a second one-day strike in early May – but the company insists passengers will not be affected.

The harshest winter for years is set to cost Suffolk County Council millions of pounds according to a report by officials.

Politicians from across the political spectrum have joined together to recognise the achievements of Aldeburgh born suffragist Dame Millicent Fawcett as a new statue was unveiled in her memory.

If you are desperate for a three-day weekend you will be happy to hear that you don’t have long to wait.

Ipswich Town owner Marcus Evans has given his first-ever interview on camera - and revealed that he plans to appoint a new Blues boss ‘towards the end of May or early in June,’ plus admitted that raising season ticket prices last year was a mistake.

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