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Norfolk: County of England
Norfolk is a county in East Anglia in England. It borders Lincolnshire to the northwest, Cambridgeshire to the west and southwest, and Suffolk to the south. Its northern and eastern boundaries are the North Sea and to the northwest, The Wash. The county town is the city of Norwich. With an area of 2,074 square miles (5,370 km2) and a population of 859,400, Norfolk is a largely rural county with a population density of 401 per square mile. Of the county's population, 40% live in four major built up areas: Norwich (213,000), Great Yarmouth (63,000), King's Lynn (46,000) and Thetford (25,000).

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Makeshift sauna created at RSPCA centre to help seals with breathing problems [Video]

Makeshift sauna created at RSPCA centre to help seals with breathing problems

Must credit: RSPCA Seals are enjoying a makeshift sauna at an RSPCA centreafter staff created one from a wallpaper stripper. The device has helped easebreathing problems for seal pups, said Alison..

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Queen returns to Windsor Castle while Philip stays at Sandringham [Video]

Queen returns to Windsor Castle while Philip stays at Sandringham

The Queen has returned to Windsor Castle after her stay at Sandringham, whilethe Duke of Edinburgh has remained on the Norfolk estate. Buckingham Palaceconfirmed the monarch, 94, has arrived at the..

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Great-great-grandmother crafts ‘Knittingale’ hospital to raise funds for NHS [Video]

Great-great-grandmother crafts ‘Knittingale’ hospital to raise funds for NHS

A great-great-grandmother spent three months knitting a model hospital calledKnittingale to raise funds for the NHS. Margaret Seaman, 91, used 34 balls ofwool to make the masterpiece at the bungalow..

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A man stabbed in the neck following a "disturbance" in Norfolk died at the scene.
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Ninety-six people have now tested positive for coronavirus at the Banham Poultry factory in Norfolk.
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Police issued all five people with £100 fines after the unlicensed music event in Norfolk.
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Five more workers at the Norfolk poultry plant are isolating as they await test results.
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Great Yarmouth boat crash: 'Woman in river'

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Man jailed for killing terminally ill ex-wife at Norfolk home

Cornelius Van Der Ploeg smothered his ex-wife 'believing it was in her interest', say police.
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Waxham death: Mother dies trying to rescue son and his friend from sea off Norfolk coast

Former partner describes mother as 'wonderful person' who loved gardening
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Waxham: Woman dies after being pulled from sea off Norfolk coast

The woman, who was in her 30s, was seen struggling while in the sea at Waxham.
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Abseilers remove bells from fire-ravaged Norfolk church

Philip Wing, warden at Wimbotsham church, said it was "quite a relief" to see the bells come down.
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UK weather: Showers to sweep across northwest but bright and warm in south

Highs of 27C expected around Norfolk, Suffolk and Cambridgeshire
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Prince William enjoys cider and chips in Norfolk pub beer garden

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Holt Budgens supermarket destroyed by fire

Budgens in Holt, Norfolk, was also home to a post office which was engulfed in flames on Saturday.
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County lines: Norfolk and Met police shut down 20 drug networks

Access to mobile phone call data helped police target those controlling the drug trafficking.
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Coronavirus: Cruise ship dancers home after nine weeks stranded

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Siren the kookaburra is a familiar sight, walking with his owner in the Norfolk countryside.
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Coronavirus: Florist gives 1,200 bouquets to hospital workers

The florist says she wants to honour those who work for the Norfolk and Norwich University Hospital.
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WW2 pilot and social media star Sydney Stevens dies aged 98

Sydney "Stevie" Stevens, of Saxlingham in Norfolk, took part in 28 missions during the war.
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Photographer Brad Damms helps people experience the outdoors without leaving their house.
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Norfolk council: Care services 'left friend' to look after elderly man

The ombudsman found fault with Norfolk council over the care of an elderly man.
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Norfolk vicar and choir row 'disgrace' to Christian community

Wymondham Abbey Rev Catherine Relf-Pennington faced 37 allegations made by choir members.
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Norfolk and Suffolk Foundation Trust improves from "inadequate" status but stays in special measures.
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The dead 15ft (4.5m) long juvenile killer whale was found on the coast of Norfolk and Lincolnshire.
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One sailor died when the Swedish vessel SS Fernebo sank off the Norfolk coast in the winter of 1917.
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Queen takes train to Norfolk for Sandringham Christmas break

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Peter Miller: Great Yarmouth murder victim's brother 'cannot break promise'

Peter Miller died from a single stab wound to the chest in Norfolk in 1984.
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Nick Conrad, who used to host BBC Radio Norfolk's breakfast show, will stand in Broadland in Norfolk.
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A bereaved parent who received one of the Norfolk council letters says it was "disrespectful".
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