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A huge crowd packed into Foxhall Stadium to watch the Brisca F1 Championship of the World at the weekend, writes Dean Cox.

United Kingdom

Ryanair bosses go head to head with shareholders today to address a crisis over pilot shortages and warnings that crews are rejecting cash bonuses to commit to the airline.

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Leisure airline Jet2.com is to operate its first ski programme from Stansted Airport his winter.

United Kingdom

Toys and games retailer Toys’R’Us says it is “business as usual” for its UK stores - including in Ipswich - despite the chain’s North American arm filing for bankruptcy protection in the United States and Canada.

United Kingdom

Retail giant Toys’R’Us has filed for bankruptcy protection in the US and Canada after struggling amid mammoth debts and online competition.

United Kingdom

Musicians in Suffolk have called on the region’s MPs to back a campaign to protect the rights of touring performers amid fears that Brexit will make it harder to make a living from music.

European Union

The musical that takes all the “poodle rock” songs from the 1980s and packages them up in one fun-filled evening of big hair and tight jeans.

Europe

The Port of Felixstowe is about to complete a century of “mega-ship” visits for 2017, as the UK’s maritime industry celebrates London International Shipping Week (LISW).

United Kingdom

Have you found it impossible to get anywhere near your car’s claimed economy? New, stricter testing, introduced from this month, aims to make the results more realistic and relevant in what is dubbed the biggest overhaul of emissions rules in a generation.

European Union

Richard Bainbridge and his kitchen team are busy making the most of the last of the summer’s bounty – including his favourite, tomatoes.

Europe

Legendary commentator John Motson may be a national institution – but it can be claimed that he was made in Suffolk, and the county has played a huge part in his professional life.

Bobby Robson

Philip Thicknesse was a soldier, traveller, writer and thinker. He was also a man who had a knack of making enemies. Arts editor Andrew Clarke speaks to writer Peppy Barlow about a new play about this unlikely East Anglian hero

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TV presenter and self-confessed plant geek Michael Perry shares how the seeds of his successful career were sown in East Anglian.

ITV

The BBC have released a poll pulling together the most popular comedy films of all time. Arts Editor Andrew Clarke cast an eye over the chart and wonders why don’t comedies regularly top the list of great films?

Andrew Clarke

Stansted Airport says its customer satisfaction ratings are improving – despite the findings of a Which? survey which put it next to last in a ranking of the UK’s biggest air terminals.

United Kingdom

Ryanair is to add five new routes to its summer schedule at Stansted next year, bring the number of destinations served by the low-cost carrier from the airport to 144.

European Union

Visitors to Felixstowe will be able to get a taste for food from across Europe this weekend.

France

More people are turning to caravans, motorhomes and camping and enjoying a staycation in Britain with sales and site bookings rising.

United Kingdom

A leisure airline is set to create more than 170 new jobs at Stansted Airport.

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Stansted has reported its busiest ever month with more than 2.58m passengers passing through the airport during July.

United Kingdom

Rural touring theatre company Wonderful Beast loves telling a good story and winning the hearts of the community. Arts editor Andrew Clarke spoke to artistic director Alys Kihl about their discovery of a new audience.

Andrew Clarke

Around 700,000 eggs from Dutch farms implicated in a contamination scare have been distributed to Britain, the Food Standards Agency (FSA) has said. Millions have been taken off supermarket shelves. See a full list here.

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Ipswich Town will discover their Carabao Cup second round opponents tonight. Here’s all you need to know about the draw.

Ryan Fraser

We are four days into the IAAF World Championships in Athletics and have been completely glued to our screens watching the likes of Usain Bolt and Sir Mo Farah. We take a look at the talented athlete’s that have came from Suffolk, from javelin to running - here are 15 of the best Suffolk and north Essex athletes of all time.

Bobby Robson

How good is your geography? Can you find Germany, Portugal or Slovakia on a map?

Ireland

From ancient woolly mammoth teeth to the tell-tale signs of today’s throw-away, consumer-driven society - the things you can find on a beachcombing walk never cease to be thought-provoking. A new venture aims to promote the activity - and help inspire people to take care of the marine environment.

United States

An animal feed firm is celebrating a move to new premises.

United Kingdom

From crime thrillers and beach reads to travel memoirs and non-fiction – bookseller Meg Burrows from Ipswich Waterstones has put together a handy list of 13 books you need to read this summer.

Ireland

British holidaymakers are facing queues of up to four hours at airports and in some cases are missing their flights as staff are forced to carry out more stringent checks due to new European Union rules.

Department for Transport

More than 35% of trains passing through Ipswich and Colchester stations were delayed or cancelled last week, new figures have revealed.

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