News David Cameron visited East Anglia at the times of the floods to see the damage and meet members of the local emergency services

Repairing or improving flood defences is so expensive that areas of countryside which are still under water could be deserted, says Environment Agency

Texas star: John Arne Riise (right) and Clint Dempsey celebrate Fulham's opener

Dempsey's speedy start drives Fulham

Fulham 2 Norwich City 1: Texan striker blows away Lambert's Norwich who recover too late to hurt the Cottagers

Lightning Holt: Norwich’s Grant Holt needs only 90 seconds to put his side level

Wolves tamed by Holt power and precision

Norwich City 2 Wolverhampton Wanderers 1: Jarvis goal gives glimmer of hope before Norwich striker casts visitors adrift at bottom of table

Canaries win mired by double-scoring captain Holt send off

Norwich 2 Wolves 1

Two quizzed over stab murder at Herbie Hide's property

Two people were being questioned today on suspicion of murder following a stabbing during a party at the home of a former world champion boxer.

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Man stabbed to death at home of boxing champion

A murder investigation has begun after a man was found stabbed to death at the home of Herbie Hide, the former world heavyweight boxing champion.

Murder probe over boxer Herbie Hide home death

A murder probe has been launched after a man was stabbed to death at a party at the home of former world champion boxer Herbie Hide, police said today.

Wolves midfielder Henry ruled out for four weeks

The Wolves manager, Terry Connor, has admitted midfielder Karl Henry's absence through injury for three to four weeks is a "big blow" in their battle for Premier League survival.

Matthew Etherington wheels away after scoring the winner

Etherington takes his chance as referee dithers

Stoke City 1 Norwich City 0

Norfolk villagers win urban growth battle

Norfolk villagers who formed an action group called Snub in an attempt to stem urbanisation today won a High Court battle with council chiefs.

David Nugent (right) shares some moves with his Leicester team-mate Neil Danns after scoring the winner

Nugent cashes in as Norwich keep eyes on bigger prize

Norwich City 1 Leicester City 2: Leicester look for boost to Championship form after bringing down Premier League high fliers

Beware of sky-high bank fees to access cash abroad

New research by Which? reveals some banks charge exorbitant fees for overseas transactions with details often hidden away on providers' websites or undisclosed on statements.

Pig cruelty investigation farmer Stephen Brown found dead

A farmer who was being investigated over allegations of cruelty to pigs has been found dead at his home.

Councils fined over welfare data

Two councils have been fined a total of £180,000 for failing to keep highly sensitive information about the welfare of children secure, a watchdog said today.

Iron War, by Matt Fitzgerald

Who are Dave Scott, Mark Allen and Chrissie Wellington? Let's take the first two for starters, as indeed the Americans were as they lined up for the 1989 Ironman World Championship in Hawaii.

Drought alerts remain despite rain and snow

Much of eastern England remains in a state of drought, despite winter rain and snow, the Environment Agency warned yesterday.

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