Five rides have been closed at UK theme parks – including Pleasurewood Hills in Suffolk – after a fatal accident in the US.
Forecasters are warning that heavy rain and possible thunder could bring flooding to homes and businesses in East Anglia this afternoon.
Comedian and panel-show regular Ó Briain is among the latest acts to be announced for this year’s Latitude Festival.
Experts say the rescue of 18 migrants from the Channel earlier this week – and reports of a suspected people trafficking ring attempting to reach Sea Palling in Norfolk – has exposed weaknesses in the UK’s borders, particularly along more isolated stretches of coastline.
A Norfolk mother whose daughter was infected with a potentially life-threatening disease has made fresh calls for routine screening of unborn babies.