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.
Families have had to “fight every step of the way” to get help for the children with the greatest needs in Suffolk.
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.