Main Stories, News / 11/08/2020 Kamala Harris to be Joe Biden’s running mate in US presidential elections

US Senator Kamala Harris of California has been selected by Joe Biden, Democratic presidential candidate, as his vice-presidential running mate for the 2020 US elections. This nomination makes Ms. Harris the first Black woman and the first person with Indian heritage to be nominated for national office by a major party. Ms. Harris is also...

Main Stories, News / 09/08/2020 Police shut down Norfolk rave

EDP reports of police trying to halt a rave near Hilborough, 25.4 miles west-southwest of Norwich. Police operations are currently in motion in order to shut down the rave taking in some woodlands by the A1065 south of the parish. According to locals the rave started late night Saturday 8th, participants had parked around a...

Main Stories, News / 07/08/2020 CCN cancels graduation

In an email to affected students on August 05 2020 the City College Norwich (CCN) stated that this year’s graduation ceremony for higher education students has been cancelled. The ceremonies were due to held on November 14 2020, in the email CCN stated that “due to the government restrictions currently in place for large gatherings,...

News / 04/08/2020 Government outlines new guidance regarding facemasks

The government has outlined new guidelines on facemasks as new rules regarding the wearing of masks come into force on July 24. In England, people must wear a face covering by law in the following settings: public transport, indoor transport hubs, shops and supermarkets, indoor shopping centres, banks, building societies, and post offices. It is...

#BLM, News / 04/08/2020 Norwich School accused of an ‘extremely disappointing’ response from accusations of institutional racism by current and former students

A top private school in Norwich has faced criticism for its “extremely disappointing” handling of allegations of “rampant racism.” The allegations were originally raised in a letter sent to the school in mid-June. The letter requested staff at the Norwich School to be better trained to deal with issues of racism, as well as detailing...

News / 04/08/2020 UEA released virtual graduation video online for class of 2019/20

On the 26 March, a campus-wide email announced that there would be no graduation ceremony taking place this summer as a result of the coronavirus pandemic. Just over two months later, UEA Vice-Chancellor Prof David Richardson announced that plans were underway to accommodate this year’s finishing students in the graduation ceremony at the end of...

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Norwich shops reopen as country-wide restrictions on non-essential businesses ease

Non-essential businesses in Norwich have begun to reopen in line with the nationwide easing of restrictions. After nearly three months of lockdown, businesses including clothes, electronics, and phone retailers have started to open again. Shops that do reopen have to have clear signs showing they are following the government’s COVID-19 guidelines. Thus, stores must limit…

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Far-right protests grip London in response to anti-racism demonstrations

Scenes of violence have gripped the streets of London as groups containing far-right activists congregated in the nation’s capital. Protesters claim they were protecting statues from anti-racism protesters who have also been assembling in London and other areas of the United Kingdom. Police were attacked by activists as reports emerged of officers being beaten, punched…


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