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Peter Stuart (left) whose body has been found close to his Weybread home, and his wife Sylvia (right) who is missing.

The arrested son-in-law of murdered Weybread couple Peter and Sylvia Stuart now faces no further action, police confirmed on Wednesday.

The search for Syliva Stuart who is missing from her Weybread home.

A judgment on the extradition case against suspected Suffolk double murder suspect Ali Qazimaj is due to be made on Monday.

Ali Qazimaj
Leader of Breckland Council William Nunn. Picture: Ian Burt

A question mark hangs over the future of the East Anglian devolution deal after it was rejected by two councils.

Broadland District Council
Richard Bacon leads a visit of his How Should Norfolk Grow intiative to Poundbury, in Dorset.

With little in the way of road markings and factories nestled comfortably between homes and shops, Dorset’s Poundbury is known for shaking off traditional planning rules.

Richard Bacon
Norfolk Constabulary police vehicle. Picture: James Bass.

A drink-driver was more than four times the legal limit when police caught him in Bury St Edmunds, a court heard.

UN Court
Cookie when she was rescued in January by Redwings Animal Sanctuary and the RSPCA. Picture: Submitted.

A man from Forncett St Peter, near Long Stratton, has been given a suspended prison sentence and 10-year ban from keeping horses after three underweight horses were rescued.

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Residents in a canoe on the flooded Low Road at Scole. Picture: DENISE BRADLEY

Heavy rain and thunderstorms saw many parts of Norfolk hit by flash floods over the weekend.

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Saturday, June 25, 2016
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England's Will Evans in action against Scotland.

Two of Norfolk’s brightest prospects will look to power England to world glory this evening.

Downham are gaining some momentum in the Norfolk Alliance Premier Division.

Downham Town appear to be finding their feet after making a wretched start to their Premier Division campaign.

Barton Wanderers
North Elmham opener James White demonstrates his ability with the bat. Picture: MIKE WYATT

A somewhat wetter weekend than last saw some games succumb to the bad weather in the Norfolk League, writes Mike Ridout.

Barton Wanderers
Anglian Schools Athletics Championships at the UEA Sportspark. Aaron Loombe.
Picture: ANTONY KELLY

There were a number of fine individual performances from Norfolk competitors in the annual Anglian Schools Championships at UEA Sportspark in Norwich.

Norwich
Participants in the inaugural Diss Cyclathon. Courtesy of Neil Collins.

Hundreds of cyclists, young and old, fastened their helmets for an inaugural sports event this weekend.

South Norfolk Council

Diss Events

What's on in Norfolk - From left to right: The Great Norwich Duck Race, Festival Too in King's Lynn and Dirty Dancing screening at the Outdoor Cinema at Holkham Hall. (Photo: Lionsgate home Entertainment).

Looking for something to do this weekend? Here’s a quick guide to some of the events taking place across the county.

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18-19 June Weekend Guide: Diss Cyclathon, Caister Lifeboat Beer and Cider Festival and Aylsham Garden Show (L-R)

Looking for something to do this weekend? Here’s a look at some of the events taking place across the county on Saturday and Sunday - including a little Fathers Day inspiration.

Has your dad a head for heights? Go Ape in Thetford Forest is one potential Father's Day destination. Picture; Matthew Usher.

Father’s Day is this Sunday, but fret not, whatever type of dad yours is — nature lover to history buff, petrolhead to culture vulture — there is something happening to treat him to. SIMON PARKIN picks ways to dazzle your dad with all the family.

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Weekend Guide 11/12 June: Sandringham Country Park where Nelson's Journey is holding a memorial walk and activity day, Diss Carnival 2016 and Plantation Garden where a Vintage Fair will be taking place.

Looking for something to do this weekend? Here’s a quick guide to some of the events taking place across Norfolk on Saturday and Sunday.

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There is soemthing for all tastes as the region plays hosts to summer music festivals

From corporate pop festivals to home-grown leftfield gatherings and boutique summer parties. Metal to folk, dance to rock, hip hop to world music, the region has a music festival for you. SIMON PARKIN picks 2016’s best.

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Norfolk Entertainment

What's on in Norfolk - From left to right: The Great Norwich Duck Race, Festival Too in King's Lynn and Dirty Dancing screening at the Outdoor Cinema at Holkham Hall. (Photo: Lionsgate home Entertainment).

Looking for something to do this weekend? Here’s a quick guide to some of the events taking place across the county.

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Opening fireworks of Festival Too by Ian Ward

Music artists will entertain audiences as part of King’s Lynn’s Festival Too – after the first weekend erupted in a blaze of fireworks at the waterfront.

King's Lynn
One of the vehicles taking part in last year's rally.

Classic cars are adding extra drive to a £5m charity appeal at Great Yarmouth.

Quirky museums in Norfolk: Davenport's Magic Kingdom, John Jarrold Printing Museum and The Hippodrome Circus Museum. (L-R)

It’s no secret that Norfolk is home to many weird and wonderful things, including an array of museums filled with items such as seashells and straw. Here’s a look at some of the quirkiest museums our county has to offer.

Norwich
Comfort food in Norwich: Dandy Horse, Pandora's Kitchen and The Plough. (L-R)

Out and about in Norwich and in need of something delicious to keep you going? These nine places are dishing up comfort food at its finest...

Norwich

Norfolk Sport

Morello Racing’s Davey Todd crashes in qualifying for Superstock 600. Picture: Barry Clay

Three of the four local riders hit the deck in mixed conditions at round four of the British Superbike Championships, which took place at Knockhill in Scotland.

Scotland
Norwich batsman Oli Higenbottam during the little play that was possible at Sudbury. Picture: Gregg Brown

Swardeston managed to squeeze in a win before the forecast thunderstorms arrived to get their East Anglian Premier League title bid firmly back on track.

Sudbury
Rob Lyon and the King's Lynn Stars have had their Elite League trip to Poole on Wednesday night postponed. Picture: Ian Burt

King’s Lynn’s scheduled Elite League trip to Poole Pirates on Wednesday night has been postponed due to a wet weather forecast.

Alfie Hewett in action in the Wheelchair Gentlemen's Doubles during day 12 of the 2015 Wimbledon Championships at the All England Lawn Tennis and Croquet Club, Wimbledon. Picture: Adam Davy/PA Wire.

Norfolk wheelchair tennis star Alfie Hewett has been named in the Great Britain team for the upcoming Paralympics in Brazil.

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Gareth Southgate is one of the frontrunners to replace Roy Hodgson. Photo: Adam Davy/PA Wire.

Alan Shearer has called for a double act of Gareth Southgate and Glenn Hoddle to lead England in the wake of their “clueless and embarrassing” Euro 2016 exit.

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