Global, News / 27/11/2020 Iran’s Top Nuclear Scientist Assassinated

Mohsen Fakhrizadeh, Iran’s top nuclear scientist, has been assassinated near Tehran, the country’s capital. The attack, which took place on Friday, severely injured Mr Fakhrizdeh, who later died in hospital.  Iran’s defence ministry described the events in a statement released shortly after Mohsen Fakhrizdeh’s death: “Armed terrorists targeted a vehicle carrying Mohsen Fakhrizadeh, head of...

Main Stories, News / 26/11/2020 New coronavirus tier system announced in England

The new tier system for local restrictions has been announced for England by the Secretary of State for Health, Matt Hancock. Ahead of announcement in the Commons, the Gov website, where people can search to find out which tier their locality is in, crashed. Norwich has been placed into Tier 2 or High Alert, meaning...

Main Stories, News / 25/11/2020 UEA cancels January enrolment onto 5 Masters courses

UEA have cancelled the January 2021 enrolment for select Masters programmes. The decision is mainly a result of low demand for the intake window.  A total of four Master of Science programmes and one Master of Arts programme have had the January intake cancelled. These courses include MA Media, Culture and Society, MSc Global Media...

Main Stories, News, Sport / 25/11/2020 Diego Maradona (1960-2020)

Argentine footballing legend Diego Maradona has died from a heart attack at the age of 60. Regarded by many as the greatest footballer of all time, Maradona captained his country to World Cup glory in 1986. As is often the case when the footballing world mourns the loss of one of its all-time greats, condolences...

News / 24/11/2020 Nation Holds Remembrance Day Service

London’s March Past the Cenotaph did not take place. This due to the second national COVID-19 ‘lockdown’ in England. It normally sees 100,000 people take part. The remembrance service led by the Government took place as usual. It was on television on BBC One. Representatives from the Royal Family, the Government and the armed forces...

News / 24/11/2020 WNHH: No One Left Behind

West Norwich Helping Hands was co-founded in March 2020 by Eddi Gell, a now Masters Student at UEA. The group worked hard to deliver food parcels throughout the lockdown period, helping over 200 families weekly as well as dropping off prescriptions, walking dogs and helping with other essential services within NR4, NR5 and NR6. Thanks...

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