Sport Ipswich and Preston will meet again in the FA Cup third round replay

A look ahead to the midweek FA Cup replay at Deepdale

Norris charged for controversial celebration

Ipswich midfielder David Norris has been charged with improper conduct by the Football Association following his controversial goal celebration in the win over Blackpool earlier this month.

£350m skiing resort gets go-ahead from ministers

A £350m winter sports resort can be built on a disused quarry, it has been announced.

Volz makes loan move to Ipswich

Ipswich have completed the signing of Fulham defender Moritz Volz on loan until the end of the season.

Wright back at Ipswich

Richard Wright has returned to Ipswich after signing a two-year deal at Portman Road.

Abramovich chips in for statue of rugby hero

Perhaps it was their joint fate in leaving Russia for a high-profile existence in British sport, or maybe it was their shared passion for the finer things in life. Roman Abramovich, sometime oligarch and football fan, has found common cause with a Tsarist émigré who secured fame as the fleet-footed architect of the first English victory over the New Zealand All Blacks.

'Isolated' BBC chief drowned herself

A senior BBC director drowned herself after feeling "under- supported" and "isolated" at work, an inquest heard.

Peter, aged 12, is youngest Young Musician of the Year

He is not even in his teens and is dwarfed by his instrument – but Peter Moore is already a musical star.

Jeremy Hardy: For once, Humph's sense of timing failed him

Much has been made of Humph's timing, but he has robbed this nation by leaving us so cruelly early at the age of 86. The fact that he would not live for ever has been on the minds of everyone involved in I'm Sorry I Haven't A Clue for as long as I have been a part of it. But, somehow, I imagined he would see us all off. I would have liked him to play at my funeral.

Healy drops Ipswich hint over need for regular spot

The Northern Ireland captain, Aaron Hughes, has backed David Healy to continue to pose a threat to defences all over Europe after another landmark night.

Prostitute murders: The tragedy of the cases still unsolved

A third of murders where the victims are prostitutes are unresolved. Could the deaths of five women in Norwich be linked to those in Ipswich, and are police sufficiently diligent in investigating such crimes?

Ipswich murders: A red light district paralysed by fear

Ipswich’s red light district is a handful of banal streets, dark and largely deserted at night beneath the silhouette of empty office blocks and a football stadium.

Ipswich killer will end his life in jail

Serial killer Steve Wright must spend the rest of his life in jail for the murders of five women, a judge ruled today.

Guilty: the forklift truck driver who murdered five vulnerable women

More than a year after Ipswich was paralysed by fear, the man accused of being one of the most brazen murderers of recent history was convicted of killing five of the town's young women.

Wright's passion for cleanliness hid sinister secret

When the residents of London Road, Ipswich, noticed their new neighbour's penchant for cleaning his Ford Mondeo, they thought nothing of it.

Wright: Prostitute 'saved by unexpected noise'

An Ipswich prostitute who had sex with Steve Wright after the fifth victim was found thinks that her life was saved because they were disturbed by an unexpected noise.

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