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Farmers urged Suffolk shoppers to back British farming yesterday at a series of events around the county to mark the first anniversary of the EU referendum.

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A year on from the shock Brexit referendum result, Suffolk and Essex businesses are still bracing themselves for the fall-out from the UK electorate’s momentous decision, chamber chiefs say.

Suffolk Chamber of Commerce

This year it will outline the legislative programme for the next two years rather than the usual 12-months in a bid to give parliament more time to tackle the Great Repeal Bill – the mammoth task of converting European Union law into the UK’s.

Ben Gummer

Final-year BSc (Hons) Bioscience students Sara Kline, 24, from Brandon, and Jamerson Krelle-Hammond, 23, from Ipswich, are taking part in Erasmus+, an EU-funded exchange programme. They will complete their studies at the University of Palermo for three months.

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New MP Sandy Martin thinks Labour should concentrate on being a “strong, solid opposition” on Brexit rather than entering into cross party talks.

Theresa May

Any ban on glyphosate, a commonly-used weed killer, could cost British farmers around £1bn a year, a report has warned.

European Union

Incoming environment secretary Michael Gove has been urged to provide certainty to the UK farming industry as the country gears up for Brexit talks.

European Union

A former minister ousted in the General Election had been appointed as Theresa May’s new Downing Street chief of staff.

Ben Gummer

A Suffolk academic has described how young voters angry at leaving the EU and buoyed by the promise of free tuition – may have swung the election towards a Labour resurgence.

Jeremy Corbyn

Labour’s success in taking Ipswich may have provided the headline in this year’s general election in East Anglia – but with most seats staying Conservative Prime Minister Theresa May retains the support of most MPs.

Jeremy Corbyn

Theresa May has wants to form a government that will provide “certainty” and guide the country through Brexit talks.

Theresa May

Malt and malted ingredients company Muntons has posted increased annual profits despite “significant upheaval” following Britain’s vote for Brexit.

European Union

Farmers’ confidence has taken an ‘unnerving’ and ‘significant’ knock as a result of the Brexit vote, according to a survey.

European Union

Regional landowners’ leaders have chosen next week’s Suffolk Show to launch a new campaign highlighting the importance of the countryside in the run-up to the UK’s departure from the European Union (EU).

European Union

Last year was the East of England’s most successful in terms of securing investment from overseas since 2008, according to figures compiled by professional services firm EY.

European Union

Ipswich’s General Election candidates faced a stern grilling from students at Northgate Sixth Form this morning in a Question Time-style debate.

Ben Gummer

People have until midnight to register to vote in the June 8 snap General Election.

European Union

Election candidates often make ambitious policy claims – but South Suffolk UKIP candidate Aidan Powlesland is hoping to kick-start inter-stellar travel and mining in the asteroid belt if he is elected on June 8.

army

The government has got its immigration policy back to front, a leading East Anglian farmer has claimed.

European Union

Candidates hoping to be elected as MP for Ipswich next month took the battle to some of the town’s youngest voters at an election hustings at Suffolk One sixth form college.

Jeremy Corbyn

It may be the first time he has fought any election, but Cameron Matthews is not daunted by the unenviable task of trying to unseat a Government minister.

Jeremy Corbyn

Liberal Democrat leader Tim Farron has conceded the General Election is a “foregone conclusion” but called on voters in Suffolk and north Essex not to hand Theresa May a “colossal landslide”.

Jeremy Corbyn

What have we learned from the county council elections that might influence the General Election next month:

Liberal Democrat

Brexit has created a “hostile” society and has given people the green light to act on their prejudices, leaders have said.

European Union

The General Election campaign is moving up a gear with the formal dissolution of Parliament on Wednesday. That is the point at which we no longer have MPs. Those seeking re-election simply become candidates again like everyone else.

European Union

A student from Chelmondiston who was born to a British mother but has struggled to acquire British citizenship has described the overwhelmingly positive reaction to her plight.

European Union

The University of Suffolk has outlined the importance of European students after it welcomed the Government’s decision to maintain financial eligibility for EU students next year.

European Union

A Suffolk civil rights charity is calling for the county’s candidates in this June’s General Election to use their campaigns to boost rather than fracture community cohesion.

European Union

A group calling itself the Suffolk EU Alliance is out to cause a political stir in Suffolk by tactically voting, en masse, for hand-picked candidates in the forthcoming county and general elections.

David Cameron

Residents of Ipswich’s Westgate Ward are being urged to embrace different cultures in an effort to build a community spirit in one of the most deprived areas in Suffolk.

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