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Although most of the 93,000 passengers passing through Stansted’s doors tomorrow for the start of their half term holidays will be blissfully unaware of it, the next few weeks will be a crucially defining moment in the history of Stansted Airport.

European Union

The scale of alcohol-related liver disease in Suffolk and Essex has been revealed in new figures – showing hundreds of people are admitted to hospital every year.

Scotland

New long-haul routes from Stansted Airport have made some of the most popular global holiday destinations that bit more accessible for East Anglian passengers.

China

Television phenomenon The X Files this month celebrates its 25th anniversary. Arts editor Andrew Clarke takes a look at the enduring appeal of a show that continues to inspire its legions of fans

Andrew Clarke

Two of Suffolk’s leading lights, on the road running circuit, both enjoyed strong runs over the half-marathon distance at Sunday’s bumper Simplyhealth Great East Run.

United Kingdom

American swindler posing as Chief White Elk acted like Robin Hood and gave away millions of dollars that weren’t his

United Kingdom

Beers and ales brewed in East Anglia will be filling up supermarket shelves in China, thanks to a deal between a Suffolk brewery and a Chinese importer.

China

In his latest column, Nino Severino discusses a chance meeting with a big personality who could soon be helping Suffolk’s athletes hit the next level in their sporting endeavours.

Premier League

With the increasing liberalisation of cannabis laws gathering pace around the world, a company in Essex is keen to take advantage of the opportunities.

NHS

An army veteran from Colchester who lost both legs in a bomb blast in Afghanistan has become an ambassador for an independent road safety charity.

United Kingdom

The first direct route from London Stansted to the southern Norwegian city of Kristiansand have just launched.

United States

When people question the purpose behind Charlie Dalton’s company, which manufactures annexes and garden rooms and delivers the finished product to your door, he has a standard reply: “You wouldn’t buy a car if it was built in your back garden, so why buy a building that’s made there?”

United Kingdom

A Suffolk biotech start-up has secured £400,000 as it launches a range of products to help combat the spread of TB in cattle.

European Union

A unique slice of Suffolk folklore – the legend of Black Shuck – is to feature in a new graphic novel by an author who grew up in the county.

Canada

Somersham pub hosts the World Beer Award

Greene King

The region’s ambulance trust has floated the idea of asking volunteers to drive ambulances to help cope with winter pressures, it can be revealed.

Australia

A gunman has killed a woman and injured 13 other people during a shooting spree in Canada.

Canada

Two blind veterans from Suffolk took part in a gruelling 100km walk from London to Brighton in 24 hours to raise money and awareness for a military charity.

Germany

Ex-Ipswich Town groundsman Alan Ferguson is in charge of the showpiece surface at the World Cup in Russia. Stuart Watson spoke to the Scotsman.

UEFA

All concessions owned by Calvetron Brands, including Jacques Vert and Precis, are to close – leading to the loss of around 840 jobs.

United Kingdom

Ipswich JAFFA’s leading lady, Helen Davies, has been selected to run for England, 10 years after she made her ground-breaking international debut.

United Kingdom

Ben Knight – the 16-year-old widely viewed as Ipswich Town’s most promising young player – is set to complete a £1m move to Premier League champions Manchester City next week.

Marcus Evans

Businessman reveals plans to create a £25m `care village’ at Westerfield House, on the edge of Ipswich.

Ipswich Borough Council

Vulnerable and lonely people in Suffolk are four times more likely to be taken in by a scam, according to Suffolk Trading Standards, as a fresh drive to get people reporting fraudsters gets underway.

Facebook

A Suffolk nurse’s proposals to decriminalise cannabis for medical use has been backed by the national union.

NHS

Major US distribution deal signed for Bury St Edmunds-based Echo Barrier.

United States

They’re the viral hits with a difference, TV shows which have you reaching for the hand sanitiser as you watch deadly viruses gripping the world and destroying most of the population. You could almost say that enthusiasm for TV shows that feature pandemics is, ahem, infectious (bows).

United States

John Norman on the local entrepreneur who supplied our emerging middle class and even Queen Victoria

John Norman

The total of more than 1.98m represented an increase of 5.8%, or around 109,000 passengers, compared with the same month last year and beat a previous record set in 2016, when Easter fell during March.

India

Softly spoken Irish singer Daniel O’Donnell has had an album in the UK charts every year for the last 30 years, yet is the most unlikely pop star. He tells us about his remarkable career, his fiercely loyal fans and why he was actually a music rebel.

United Kingdom

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