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The Emmy awards, America’s TV Oscars, rewarded a lot of British talent this week. Arts editor Andrew Clarke takes a look at how Britain has become a major player, not only in Hollywood but in US TV as well.

Andrew Clarke

The American love affair with British TV and its stars shows no sign of abating after another batch of gongs were handed out to homegrown talent at the Emmys. But why do our friends across the pond love our drama so much?

BBC

Vanity Fair is one of the greatest novels about Waterloo: and this week the ITV series reached 1815 and the battle where Napoleon met his final defeat. But how much do you know about East Anglia’s link to the day that decided Europe’s fate?

France

We found out more about a pop-up sushi and Japanese supper club in Bury St Edmunds.

Japan

Father Christmas might not be able to visit his garden centre grotto in Clacton this Christmas, because the centre has been told to stop trading.

London

Thousands of people eager to learn about Suffolk’s historic county town flocked to Ipswich to visit some of its most treasured buildings.

John Norman

A Suffolk riverside town is vying for the title of the “UK’s best high street” after impressing judges with its “outstanding” quality.

United Kingdom

Opinion: How to save money on winter heating bills

Saturday, September 15, 2018

Autumn’s gathering pace and it won’t be long before we’re thinking about firing up the central heating again, writes thrifty living columnist Sheena Grant.

Sheena Grant

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

United Kingdom

Ipswich landmarks the Waterfront and Holywells Park feature in a new reggae-inspired music video by Afrikan Boy.

London

Greater Anglia has shown off one of the first new commuter trains that is expected to transform commuter services in Essex and part of Suffolk from next year.

Norwich

A man arrested on suspicion of murder following the stabbing of Ipswich teenager Tavis Spencer-Aitkens has been released from police custody.

Ipswich Crown Court

Stansted Airport is embroiled in a dispute over flight delays caused by air traffic control.

European Union

I visited the Big Tent Ideas Festival near Cambridge at the weekend as politicians from all parties (well, almost) mingled with members of the public interested in the world about them.

Jeremy Corbyn

Stansted Airport has a vital role to play in delivering economic growth for London and the region, says Ken O’Toole, ceo of the airport.

United Kingdom

The summer of 1980 and I’m still a teenager. With room to spare. I don’t bop in public (lack of rhythm, self-conscious, feet with minds of their own) but in a parallel world I’m a lithesome Nureyev, swaying to a post-disco beat.

Ireland

Suffolk’s new chief executive Nicola Beach has been at Endeavour House for nearly four months – and is getting to grips with managing the £500m-budget authority.

NHS

Stansted Airport has passed the rolling 27 million passengers a year milestone for the first time in the airport’s history, following its busiest ever month and a record breaking summer.

Turkey

An Ipswich schoolgirl is following in the footsteps of Radiohead, Clean Bandit and Take That after recording at RAK Studios.

London

A Suffolk singing sensation has signed to a new manager behind some of the most successful pop acts in recent history – but has one last hometown charity concert to perform.

London

Gina Long talks to East Anglian singer Laura Wright about her loves and hates in East Anglia

Harry

The controversial planning application to turn the former Mulberry Tree pub on Major’s Corner in Ipswich into a community centre has been withdrawn.

London

Archant’s Digital Decoded workshops offer a no-nonsense guide to SEO and more. Jamie Brown explains what you’ll learn at the free sessions.

West Suffolk College

Opinion: Spending less time with the family

Tuesday, September 11, 2018

As Boris Johnson and his wife seek a divorce, Lynne Mortimer wonders if the electorate is too bothered about the private lives of politicians.

David Cameron

While the advance of AI, automation and robotics sometimes evokes fears of mechanised armies and widespread unemployment, according to the TUC, there should be a sunny upside for us mere mortals – a shorter working week and higher pay.

European Union

Some services heading through Ingatestone may still be cancelled or delayed following reports of cattle on the railway.

Ipswich

More detailed analysis of missing children cases has been commissioned as figures showed police dealt with more than 1,500 in the first six months of the year.

Tim Passmore

An Ipswich saxophonist who turned his back on music as a teenager is now playing at celebrity weddings and is hoping to take his music career full-time.

United Kingdom

Town centres are facing a crisis that will require work from all sections of society – that is the blunt message from the chief executive of Ipswich Central.

ipswich

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