What makes a great British film? Something that captures the essence of the British character or sense of humour. Which of these Great British Films have you seen?


Stansted Airport saw more 1.87 million passengers pass through the airport in February, an increase of 8.2% over the same month in 2018.

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A Suffolk food entrepreneur is being feted as one of the UK's top businesswomen.

University of East Anglia

Terry Hunt admits in his 52 years as an Ipswich Town fan, this is the lowest point. But now it's time to rebuild

Terry Hunt

Enforcement agents have been granted a four-month extension to keep hold of almost £50,000 in cash found inside the lining of a bag at Stansted Airport.


Crowds of people flocked to RAF Honington today to wave goodbye to the Tornado jet on the aircraft's farewell tour.


RAF Honington is one of the locations set for a flypast from the Tornado jet as the warplane embarks on its farewell tour next week.

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I first saw The Italian Job a couple of years after it was released in a Saturday afternoon double-bill with The Dambusters at Aldeburgh Cinema.

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Stateside life is suiting Ipswich skiing star Alexa Eliff down to the ground, but she can't wait to catch up with old friends at the English Alpine Skiing Championships, writes Tom Harle.

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Paul Geater says The Italian Job was the first and best heist movie - here he celebrates its 50th anniversary

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Jake Nicholls began riding a motorbike at just three years old, taking part in his first race on his 6th birthday, which he went on to win. Up until the age of 16, Jake raced Junior Motocross Bikes before turning professional. He was just 17 when he competed in his first World Championship. Sadly, an injury caused Jake to retire from the World Championship Scene in 2017. His highlights were being placed 4th in the World Championship 2012 and reaching the podium at the British Grand Prix. Last year Jake joined his father, Suffolk businessman Guy Nicholls, at Tru7 Group, where he is Operations Manager. Jake competes in the British Motocross Championship and loves living in Suffolk. He talks to Gina Long MBE


After Sir Andy Murray's emotional press conference when he announced he would be retiring from tennis, TalkSport presenter and former Ipswich player Alan Brazil had a bit to say about the sportsman's tears.

Daily Times

With Brexit looming, all EU citizens living in the UK will need to apply for the right to remain in the UK, and the Italian restaurant chain Carluccio's has taken bold steps to ensure that its foreign employees do just that.

European Union

Romantic, enchanting, passionate and charismatic, Russian ballet holds a special magic that continues to captivate.


Suffolk and Essex are among the top 10 counties in Britain deemed to have the highest number of substandard bridges, it has been revealed.

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The reputation of Woodbridge as an interesting shopping destination is enhanced by its range of independent traders.

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As the year draws to a close and the awards season revs up, Arts editor Andrew Clarke takes a look at a surprisingly diverse and entertaining year at the cinema and suggests these films should be on your home viewing list. How many have you seen?

Andrew Clarke

'Tis the season to watch telly…now is the time to reserve your place on the sofa and start looking forward to the festive treats coming to a small screen near you this Christmas. Here are 10 top highlights this Christmas.


Fortuna Düsseldorf are weighing up a January move for Ipswich Town defender Jonas Knudsen, according to German newspaper Bild.

Jonas Knudsen

You might not think to associate hip hop with the art of cuisine, but according to Suffolk rapper Scott "Booda" French, "food and rap is a pairing as logical as bacon and eggs".


Emily Moyes, who will be running for Great Britain at the European Cross Country Championship this weekend, insists that she doesn't even particularly like cross country!

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Around 64 jobs have been saved at a Colchester-based logistics firm, which has become part of Litchfield-based Palletways UK.

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In his latest column, Nino Severino discusses a big day for him and the team at the University of Suffolk's state of the art sports science Hub.

Martyn Waghorn

East Anglian company Hamiltons Removals celebrates its 25th anniversary this week.


At the end of July this year, a team of three cyclists set off from Colchester on an epic 8,000km journey across Europe with just their bikes.


After suffering from a heart attack 10 years ago, Davide Gasparin recalls being struck by a terrible fear that the same thing might happen again.


Ipswich Town left-back Jonas Knudsen says he is ready to talk to other clubs in January.

Jonas Knudsen

They might have spent decades living in the USA, but their hearts are still in Ipswich. A group of 20 "GI brides" met up in San Antonio, Texas, for their annual reunion.


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