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Despite better-than-expected results from some of the East’s big high street names retail sales fell in December.

An energy supplier with customers across East Anglia has vowed to improve after being slapped with a ban on taking on new clients by the regulator.

Shoppers struggled to bag a bargain Christmas this year with prices rising at their highest rate since 2013.

Even with just three months to go Brexit uncertainty remains for businesses in our region and beyond. Business editor RICHARD PORRITT looks forward to what the coming year holds

The prime minister might have won a confidence vote but, asks political editor RICHARD PORRITT, what now for her leadership, Brexit and the country?

MPs have urged caution amid calls for the government to seize control of the region’s failing mental health trust.

East Anglian MPs are demanding greater devolution for the region and more infrastructure spending from government.

What a weekend it was – Latitude is fast becoming one of the world’s best music festivals.

What a weekend it was – Latitude is fast becoming one of the world’s best music festivals.

The sadly-defunct Hacienda nightclub in Manchester has hosted some of the most famous – and infamous – parties in history.

Formed more than 20 years ago in Glasgow, Belle and Sebastian continue to provide a biting commentary on real life.

West Suffolk MP Matt Hancock has won promotion amid the chaos of this week’s government resignations. Here Political Editor RICHARD PORRITT profiles a rising star in the Tory ranks

Foreign secretary Boris Johnson has resigned amid growing anger at Theresa May’s Brexit plans.

Theresa May faces a critical 24 hours after her Brexit secretary sensationally quit over the plans for how the UK will leave the European Union.

Before a momentous week in the House of Commons, Political Editor RICHARD PORRITT analyses the potential fallout of the Brexit votes

Ipswich MP Sandy Martin has asked the prime minister what is being done to stop the spike in violence on our streets in the wake of Tavis Spencer-Aitkens’ murder.

Suffolk Coastal MP Thérèse Coffey has been temporarily replaced as an environment minister due to illness.

It is still too early to say exactly what impact Brexit will have on jobs, business and personal finances.

MPs have heard how the “scandal” of staff shortages is crippling mental health care in Suffolk.

An MP has warned “these are worrying times for Suffolk” after a spike in violent crime in the region.

Brexit, love it or loathe it, is now just a year away.

Philip Hammond’s Spring Statement was an attempt to rouse Britain’s confidence with the clear message: “Things are on track.”

MPs from across the region have met with ambulance bosses amid ongoing concerns over the crisis that hit the service during the festive period.

Former Ipswich MP Ben Gummer has started two new roles after taking time out following his election defeat in June last year.

A shadow minister is urging the Government to rethink a “freeze” in police funding she claims will push the service beyond “breaking point”.

A former health minister has called for an overhaul of how the NHS is run and funded.

East Anglia’s Conservative MPs have backed Theresa May amid Westminster whispers about plots to force her out of Number 10.

A Suffolk MP has demanded the Government pledge emergency cash to solve an ambulance crisis which whistleblowers claim has killed scores across the region.

An MP has told parliament 20 people died in instances when ambulances arrived late to emergencies in East Anglia during a spell of intense pressure over the Christmas period.

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