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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?


A family who claim their autistic son has not had suitable education since April have described their plight for appropriate provision as “hopeless”.


The news that Suffolk is facing an £8m hole in its finances is hardly surprising – but will certainly set the alarm bells ringing for many.

Matthew Hicks

Tom Gregory is still the youngest swimmer to conquer the English Channel and probably always will be


“Chaps don’t really grow up, their toys just get bigger” reads the message featured on a framed picture made by Ipswich-based company Chatham Chaps. Another reads: “Alcohol may be man’s worst enemy. But the Bible says love your enemy.”

Tyrone Mings

Aldeburgh will meet Stowmarket in the final of the Hambro Cup at Bury St Edmunds on September 9. Both semi-finals were played in persistent afternoon rain.


Alfie Halil of Flempton won the Suffolk Junior match play final with a 3 and 2 victory over George Fricker of Ufford Park at Felixstowe Ferry.


The news that the construction of the Upper Orwell Crossing in Ipswich is “under review” by an independent consultant working for Suffolk County Council is likely to spell the death-knell for this exciting project.

George Osborne

First timers flocked to Felixstowe parkrun for the 17th staging of the weekly 5K event, held on the promenade on Saturday morning.


Don Topley has been blasted on social media for his thoughts on domestic t20. Is he right?


Don Topley takes a look at the new t20 Blast season – and Essex entertain Sussex tonight


The harrowing effects of online abuse were laid bare by expert speakers from across the country during a Virtual Violence seminar at the University of Suffolk.

Tim Passmore

Five of the top plants from naturalistic garden designer Piet Oudolf


The push for a Bostik Premier Division play-off place continues tomorrow afternoon, with Leiston still in sixth place going into the match, writes Craig Cooper.


A Suffolk cancer survivor is to undertake a gruelling 10km obstacle course as training for a Land’s End to John O’Groats world record.

United Kingdom

Lewis Sullivan and April Hill led the way as Suffolk enjoyed a successful day at the annual English Schools Cross Country Championships, held in bitterly cold conditions at Temple Newsam Park in Leeds on Saturday.


A couple from Stowmarket celebrating their diamond wedding anniversary were surprised by a visit from the mayor at their home on Thursday.

United Kingdom

Spanish Ipswich Town superfan José López Lerena travelled all the way from Malaga to see Saturday’s cancelled match with Hull City - but ended up meeting an Ipswich Town legend instead.


Suffolk’s Under-18 girls’ team travelled to Bromley Tennis Centre for 18u County Cup.


Collateral is a gripping thriller but some moments jar - on the other hand, as back stories go, a detective who had to bow out of international pole vaulting due to a mysterious “incident” has to be up there with some of the best of them


Mercedes-Benz debuts in the soft-roader estate market with its E-Class All-Terrain that’s very capable of taking the rough with the smooth, says motoring editor Andy Russell.

Andy Russell

Jane Rich’s Morris 8 tourer, nicknamed Wee 2, is still a big part of the family after more than half a century of ownership.

My First Car

Needham Market striker John Sands is looking to repay the faith shown in him by Marketmen boss Richard Wilkins – with a shedload of goals.

Richard Wilkins

The future looks bright, in terms of young runners bursting onto the scene at county and regional cross country championship level, as highlighted by the recent performances of Ruby Vinton.

Suffolk County

Motoring editor Andy Russell finds out how hi-tech electronic aids make motoring safer but are don’t replace the driver’s brain


A former East Anglian Daily Times journalist who in a long career also worked widely in Africa, New York and London has died at the age of 88.

Daily Times

Grace Wardley and Ellie Cornforth are now ranked number one and two in the country respectively after Ipswich’s Pipers Vale Gymnastics Club enjoyed another successful year at the British Age Group Championships at Guildford Spectrum in Surrey.

United Kingdom

It’s been described as “Downton Abbey for grown-ups” - TV Editor Stacia Briggs looks at Howards End. Ooer.


Leiston head to Dorking tomorrow looking for more FA Trophy glory.


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