Updated 1:22 am PDT, Sunday, May 26, 2019 Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif, center, arrives at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs before his meeting with his Iraqi counterpart Mohamed Alhahkim in Baghdad, Iraq, Sunday, May 26, 2019. Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif, center, arrives at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs before his meeting with his Iraqi counterpart Mohamed Alhahkim in Baghdad, Iraq, Sunday, May 26, 2019. Photo: Khalid Mohammed, AP Photo: Khalid Mohammed, AP Image 1 of / 7 Caption Close Image 1 of 7 Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif, center, arrives at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs before his meeting with his Iraqi counterpart Mohamed Alhahkim in Baghdad, Iraq, Sunday, May 26, 2019. Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif, … [Read more...] about The Latest: Iraq to try help end crisis between US and Iran
Video PUBLISHED: 06:00 26 May 2019 Stuart Watson Former Ipswich Town midfielder Simon Milton was the media team manager at Portman Road yesterday. Picture: ROSS HALLS Archant Ipswich Town legend Simon Milton says a top-six finish in League One has to be the minimum target. Milton - who spent 30 years at the club, first as a player and then in various off-field roles - managed a media team in a game at Portman Road on Thursday that marked the launch of the new home and away kits for 2019/20."A club like ours with all the history... The prospect of it playing in the third-tier of English football had never entered my mind. That takes some sinking in," said the former midfielder."But that's where we are. You're not unlucky when you finish bottom of the league. The Championship is a fantastic league full of big clubs and sometimes you can get blasé about that."MORE: 'Barcelona' shirt is back... and this time Ipswich Town should wear it more - … [Read more...] about ‘Top six all season has to be the target’
Video PUBLISHED: 09:11 26 May 2019 | UPDATED: 09:21 26 May 2019 Simon Parkin Thetford magician James Samuel performing with 4MG on Britain's Got Talent. Picture: Dymond/Thames/Syco/REX Archant Young magician James Samuel wowed the judges and baffled viewers when he appeared with teen magic group — dubbed the 'One Direction of magic' — on Britain's Got Talent. Thetford magician James Samuel (far right) performing with 4MG on Britain’s Got Talent. Picture: Dymond/Thames/Syco/REXThe Thetford youngster showed off some impressive trickery with his three mind-bending colleagues from 4MG when they appeared on Saturday night's latest round of live auditions. The all-male team that includes Harry Nardi, 18, Theo Mallalieu, 17, and Josh Horus, 17, as well as 19-year-old James, specialise in mind reading, magic, sleight-of-hand and illusion.Each of the teens performed a different card trick to one of the four judges, Simon Cowell, Amanda … [Read more...] about Re-watch Norfolk magician wow Britain’s Got Talent judges
PUBLISHED: 09:09 26 May 2019 | UPDATED: 09:09 26 May 2019 Justine Sprawling with daughter Brooke, 11, who has a rare condition called ataxia telangiectasia. Picture: STUART ANDERSON Archant Despite living with a rare and complex genetic condition that necessitates a walking frame, regular injections and daily therapy, 11-year-old Brooke Sprawling is in many ways, a regular, happy girl who loves school. "I like English," she said. "But I hate maths."Brooke, from Swanton Morley, was diagnosed with ataxia telangiectasia (A-T), a disorder that causes the immune system to break down, making the body susceptible to diseases.Her mum, Justine, sand she believed there was only one other person with A-T in Norfolk, and around 200 in the whole country.Mrs Sprawling said: "They have got a low immune system, she's on antibiotics full time and requires regular injections of immunoglobulin into her stomach."During the week she wears leg splints because her legs are quite stiff - it's similar to … [Read more...] about Despite injections and daily care, little Brooke loves school
Gallery PUBLISHED: 08:45 26 May 2019 ALAN TUTT The ruins of All Saints; Church at Godwick, which was abandoned when the village died. The church was demolished early in the 17th Century, apart from the 13th Century tower which was retained as a folly. Godwick's medieval inhabitants still lie buried beneath the churchyard. Picture: COURTESY CROMER MUSEUM Archant Beneath Norfolk's fields lies a hidden medieval world now lost amidst the sands of time. ALAN TUTT of Cromer Museum uncovers one of our most notable deserted villages, Godwick. A plan of the lost medieval village of Godwick, which is between Fakenham and Swaffham. Picture: COURTESY CROMER MUSEUMOliver Goldsmith's poem, "The Deserted Village" published in 1770, is a work of social commentary, condemning rural depopulation, the enclosure of common land and the pursuit of excessive wealth.After describing a nameless deserted village as 'Sweet Auburn! loveliest village of the plain", Goldsmith … [Read more...] about Why is this once proud Norfolk village now deserted?