Sonic booms heard over parts of Essex were caused by RAF jets, it has been confirmed.
Three kittens have been rescued from a blaze in Cambridgeshire after firefighters heard them meowing in distress.
A teaching assistant has received a £28,000 payout after being sacked from a school in Suffolk for keeping in touch with her sex offender son.
England's shortage of affordable homes is locking young people in the East of England out of the property market for more than a decade, a Shelter study has found.
A headmaster has paid tribute to two of his teenage pupils who died after being struck by a passenger train in Hertfordshire.
An ex-convict who has committed almost 500 offences has been jailed for 10 years for breaking his cellmate out of prison in Suffolk in a terrifying gunpoint hold up.
A husband and wife from Bedfordshire accused of making a scam bomb detector device will face a retrial after a jury could not decide over their guilt.
Five ambulance trusts across England, including in East Anglia, have failed to meet crucial response time targets, new figures suggest.
The only rail company that has improved its passenger overall satisfaction level was Greater Anglia with a figure of 77% compared with 73% in spring 2012. according to a survey of thousands of train customers.
Families of British soldiers killed and injured fighting in Iraq have been given the go-ahead to bring compensation claims against the Government, after a group of families, including one from Essex, started legal action.
Police were called to a nature reserve in Suffolk after hundreds of twitchers descended to catch a glimpse of a rare bird.
The Essex-based inventor of a bottle designed to produce safe sterile drinking water anywhere in the world has been given an MBE in the Queen's Birthday Honours.
Transvestite potter Grayson Perry, from Essex, has said he is already thinking about what frock to wear when he goes to the palace to pick up his CBE.
The fragrant and colour co-ordinated garden of a couple's picture-postcard Staffordshire home is to be opened to the public to help raise money for a Cambridgeshire-based charity.
Homeless young people in Luton will be helped to access mental health services thanks to a Big Lottery Fund grant.
A project supporting women experiencing perinatal depression in parts of London, Norfolk and Nottinghamshire, has been awarded almost £500,000 from the Big Lottery Fund.
A Cambridgeshire-based genetic scientist who was knighted in the Queen's Birthday Honours list has said he was "thrilled and surprised".
A husband and wife team who have devoted 27 years to providing a luncheon club for the elderly in Norwich have been recognised in the Queen's Birthday Honours.
A man who died following a double stabbing in Ipswich has been named by police.
A former teacher accused of child sex offences in Norfolk has appeared in court after being extradited from France.
A Championship footballer from Suffolk has admitted assault after a brawl in a pub.
A trial in Peterborough of a payment-by-results scheme to rehabilitate prisoners sentenced to less than 12 months in jail has reduced reoffending, the Ministry of Justice has said.
Older people can become Cinderella as they try on better-fitting slippers as part of a fall prevention campaign.
A former BBC radio presenter from Norfolk awaiting trial for alleged sex offences against children is set to face further charges over the possession of indecent images.
Volunteers are needed in East Anglia to work with a charity helping families in crisis.
Unemployment in East Anglia increased by 1,000 in the three months to April, official figures have revealed.
A Hertfordshire couple are challenging people to pull on their football boots for two five-a-side world record attempts to boost funds for Alzheimer's Research UK.
A 33-year-old man who is preparing to row across the Atlantic has challenged colleagues to a rowing competition.
A convicted Essex computer hacker with the LulzSec collective is due to be released "imminently" despite being found with child porn featuring infants as young as six months, a court heard.
Older people in Norfolk will be offered advice and tips to prevent them from falling victim to scams.
A verdict of accidental death has been recorded at the inquest into the death of a Honda test driver killed at a leading testing ground in Bedfordshire.
Hot tubs, rock band Texas and a disco reworking of The Wicker Man have been announced as the latest additions to this year's Latitude festival in Suffolk.
A mother from Cambridgeshire was forced to have a stillbirth after being prescribed acne drugs which are not suitable for pregnant women.
A man has been arrested on suspicion of murder in Ipswich after another man died and a woman was taken to hospital.
A volunteer who supports the work of an air ambulance has set up a gala to raise funds for the charity.
South Suffolk Tory MP Tim Yeo announced he is to stand down as chairman of an influential Commons committee while he faces investigation into claims he used his position to help business clients.
Bosses at an ambulance service in East Anglia which has consistently failed to meet crucial response time targets have been slammed for failing to listen to staff.
An Essex entrant in the 2013 Shed of the Year competition has reached the finals with the Best Tardis Shed.
A body has been recovered from a bungalow following a blaze in Suffolk.
The brother of Eddie Maher - who was jailed for the 1993 theft of a security van containing £1.2 million - will not face charges after being arrested at Luton Airport as he attempted to return to the UK.
Business activity in English regions rose at its fastest rate for more than a year in May, a survey showed, although the East of England was the second weakest part of the country.
High street giant Marks & Spencer is to build a new distribution centre in South Essex, creating hundreds of jobs.
Walkers from Cambridgeshire have raised thousands of pounds for a dementia research charity.
A man has absconded from an open prison in Suffolk, police said.
Alcoholic drinks worth up to £100,000 have been stolen in a raid on a warehouse in Essex.
Specialist paper conservators have begun the painstaking task of restoring books which were damaged during a leak at a National Trust hall near Cambridge.
A primary school in Essex was evacuated after a pupil took an artillery shell to show and tell.
Novelist Tom Sharpe, who previously lived in Cambridge and was known for his satirical farces such as Blott On The Landscape and his Wilt series of books, has died at the age of 85.
Nearly £300 million worth of public and private cash has been awarded to five major science, medical and manufacturing projects across the UK, including one involving the University of Cambridge.
Inspectors are to be sent into Norfolk and the Isle of Wight councils next week amid concerns that they are failing to help their schools raise standards, Ofsted has announced.
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