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Hannah Witheridge and David Miller

Owner of mobile phone linking Burmese migrant workers to Hannah Witheridge murder never established

Defence lawyers at the Koh Tao murder trial believe the UK authorities may never have confirmed who owned a mobile phone, cited by Thai police as linking two Burmese migrant workers to the crimes.

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Spar shop owner Simone Calnon next to the cash point outside the store in Hemsby.

Picture: James Bass

Rates rule could spell doom for free cashpoints at region’s convenience stores

Rural shops may have to close their cashpoints or pile extra costs on to customers as they struggle to cope with a tax burden handed down by the government, according to an industry body.

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The Gatehouse pub on Dereham Road has just become a listed building. Landlord John Gates raises a glass. Pic: Nick Butcher.

Find out why heritage chiefs decided to protect a Norwich pub

A Norwich pub built between the wars is to be safeguarded for future generations, after heritage watchdogs named it as one of 21 across the county to be given special protection.

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One of the new Norwich park and ride buses. Pic: Submitted.

New £3.3m bus fleet in Norwich park and ride shake-up

A major shake-up of Norwich’s park and ride service will be launched in just over a week, with bosses having spent £3.3m on a new fleet of buses.

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Tony Burlingham in Upper St Giles, where he owned four properties in 2007.  Photo: Bill Smith
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Budget hotel manager outlines future ambitions amid customer complaints

The manager of several under-fire budget hotels, marketed under the MJB Group label, has outlined plans to either redevelop or sell off the properties.

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Harriet Harman, shadow deputy prime minister, is the guest in Charles Clarke's in-conversation event at the UEA. Picture: DENISE BRADLEY

Former Norwich MP gives his verdict on leadership race and his successor

If former Norwich MP Charles Clarke were in charge of the job description and judging for a new Labour Party leader, bookies’ favourite Jeremy Corbyn would unsurprisingly not score highly.

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Oscar, Honey and Arthur Pope on the GoGoDragons! trail in Cathedral Close.

GoGoDragons! fans encouraged to enjoy last full weekend of the Norwich trail

Dragon fans are being encouraged to go out and enjoy the last full weekend of the GoGoDragons! trail in Norwich.

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Artist Antonella Beschomer, with GoGoDragon! Skipper which was inspired by the artwork around the Royal Arcade, and named after the Arcade's designer George Skipper. Picture: DENISE BRADLEY.

Skipper the GoGoDragon! celebrates work of Norwich architect

Dragon hunters who venture into Norwich’s Royal Arcade will find a mythological creature inspired by one of the city’s great architects.

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Dirty Dancing's Jessie Hart and Lewis Kirk - who play Baby and Johnny in the stage show in Jarrold’s new-look fashion floor where they demonstrated their dance skills to a crowd of shoppers. Photo : Steve Adams

Dirty Dancing stars entertain Norwich shoppers

Stars of the musical Dirty Dancing have been showing off their moves at a Norwich department store.

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The cast of Grease perform outside after being evacuated from the Playhouse theatre. Photo by Emily Claxton.

Fire alarm halts Grease performance at Norwich’s Playhouse - but the show goes on outside

A fire alarm couldn’t stop a performance of Grease in Norwich last night.

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Peter Kent's Fatal Gates book. Picture: Peter Kent

A city history book with a difference

How to describe The Fatal Gates of Norwich is a challenge. It is a book like no other. It is unique, brilliant and the chances are it will make you laugh out loud as it blends fact and fiction in a glorious way.

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Tinie Tempah and Jess Glynne

Take the last bite of the summer sunshine cherry with Sundown Festival at the Norfolk Showground in Norwich

Soak up the one of the last festivals of the season and among the most reasonably priced with Sundown at Norwich which celebrates a mix of pop, drum n bass and urban.

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Dereham Town's Sam Borrer returns to action today. Picture: ROB COLMAN

Dereham Town will not underestimate lower-level Deeping Rangers in FA Cup

Dereham Town are on their travels again as they aim to kickstart an FA Cup adventure.

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Wroxham manager 
Stewart Larter. 

Picture: James Bass

Wroxham and Fakenham battle for FA Cup clash against King’s Lynn

Wroxham begin their FA Cup journey with a Norfolk derby at Trafford Park.

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Norwich City keeper John Ruddy still harbours England ambitions. 
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Norwich City keeper John Ruddy aims to get back in the England mix

John Ruddy insists he can force his way back into the England squad if he shines for Norwich City in the Premier League.

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Norwich City defender Steven Whittaker 's goal at Sunderland helped equal a club-record 12 games unbeaten on the spin away from home. 
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Norwich City target away league record at Southampton

Norwich City go in search of a club record at St Mary’s on Sunday that Alex Neil insists is a testament to his players rather than his methods.

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Hornchurch manager Jimmy McFarlane (pic: Gavin Ellis/TGSPHOTO)

Hornchurch have goals to progress in FA Cup

Urchins boss McFarlane confident club has firepower to beat St Margaretsbury

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Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger looks on as mascot Gunnersaurus takes part in the Dizzy Challenge. (Photo by Stuart MacFarlane/Arsenal FC via Getty Images)

PHOTOS: Walcott, Gabriel, Sanchez and Arsenal team-mates prepare for Newcastle trip

Arsenal trained without Per Mertesacker and Laurent Koscielny ahead of the Premier League clash in Newcastle on Saturday lunchtime.

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Paul Pogba of Juventus FC in action (Photo by Lintao Zhang/Getty Images)

Transfer news: Chelsea quoted £72m for Frenchman and Arsene Wenger’s agent talks

All the latest transfer news and gossip with just four days to go until the transfer window slams shut.

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