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A former Ipswich postman once named the world’s fattest man is accused of shoplifting in the US – and allegedly stashed items such as Star Wars toys in his mobility scooter.

NHS

Peace at last – and ‘all the brag and bluster of 30 years shown to be folly and impotence’. What the EADT was reporting 100 years ago

Daily Times

Suffolk athlete, Kieran Clements, who shot to fame as a junior by scooping a host of national titles in 2011, will make his senior debut in an England vest this weekend.

Instagram

Like a growing number of professionals, Megan Whiting knows what ‘nomophobia’ - the irrational fear of being without your phone - feels like.

Volkswagen

Triumphs and tears on the slow path to peace: How the EADT reported the last week of The Great War

House of Commons

Every few years, dozens of descendents of the 15th century Suffolk nobleman John Clopton travel from America to visit the county where their family made its name.

United Kingdom

I was never allowed to go trick-or-treating as a child – my mum called it “begging with menaces” and every evening on October 31 she would take the battery out the doorbell.

Sudbury

The music industry and Hollywood have always enjoyed a very close relationship. The movies have always provided the launch pad for a star’s quest for the big time. Here, Arts editor Andrew Clarke looks at some of the more successful collaborations between the music charts and the movie box office

Andrew Clarke

The Gallery Players have long had a reputation for unearthing unusual or rarely performed shows. Arts editor Andrew Clarke spoke to director Jon Tavener about their latest little gem

Andrew Clarke

Winter is on the way - temperatures have dropped, the leaves are turning brown and this weekend British summer time comes to an end.

United Kingdom

Are you a fan of jazz, classical music or 60s and 70s nostalgia? Take your pick from a great line-up of concerts coming to the area this autumn.

Sudbury

A Kesgrave woman wants to spread the word about a Halloween project which keeps children with food allergies safe.

Halloween

Comedy legend Michael McIntyre had to ask an audience to explain the Suffolk phrase “on the huh” during a sell-out performance at the Ipswich Regent.

BBC

A beauty company in Bury St Edmunds is doing a roaring trade exporting chicken fillets to Americans - but not of the poultry variety.

China

A team of homeless people from Ipswich took part in a national football competition.

United Kingdom

A rare early play by Noel Coward is being given a revival by a Suffolk theatre company who have discovered it has much to say to modern audiences. Arts editor Andrew Clarke spoke to director Sally Broatch

Andrew Clarke

Gerald Ratner has a better perspective than most about what it takes to achieve business success on the high street and in the online world. He once ran the successful jewellery chain The Ratner Group, and now operates the online jewellery business Gerald Online.

United Kingdom

Cinema has had a long-lasting love affair with science and science fiction. These tales of tomorrow often address present-day concerns. Arts editor Andrew Clarke goes Back to the Future

Andrew Clarke

From Einstein to one of the world’s biggest computers, and from the discovery of oxygen to the birth of radio, radar and ready-meals - meet the people and marvel at the discoveries that have put our region at the forefront of science

University of East Anglia

Tickets have officially sold out for one of Ed Sheeran’s open air gigs at Chantry Park, Ipswich - the finale to his 2019 European tour.

ipswich

Quality not quantity is what counts.

India

Which contender is she talking about here? ‘If you happen to be walking past a bookshop, find a copy and read the opening lines. I guarantee you will have to buy the book and take it home with you’

University of Suffolk

How old do you think Olivia Newton-John will be next week? We look at her life and career: from East Anglia to Eurovision and Grease, and her fight with cancer

China

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

A former Suffolk schoolgirl has become the talk of Tinseltown after winning several awards for a film she wrote, produced and starred in.

America

A hit television show filmed in Suffolk has won a prestigious international award

BBC

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

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

Booker Prize winner John Banville on alter-ego Benjamin Black, why he hates summer, the beauty of a dishwasher manual and Norwich’s one-way systems

University of East Anglia

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