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Northampton woman caught up in Nepal earthquake tells of lucky escape

A woman from Northampton who was caught up in the deadly earthquake in Nepal has had a lucky escape.

Hayley Saul had been visiting a village in Kathmandu - just two hours before the quake struck and completely wiped it out.

Hayley and her friend have been telling how they were left running for their lives as boulders crashed beside them and the path they were trekking on disappeared.

Click below to watch a report from ITV News Anglia's Matthew Hudson

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Free flower Friday

Flower arrangers around the East of England are preparing little bunches of flowers which they're going to leave around the region on Friday 1st May for people to find.

The National Association of Flower Arrangement Societies is marking National Flower Arranging Day by leaving 60,000 'lonely bouquets' across the country.

Some will be in phone boxes, some on park benches and others in various random locations. More than 40 flower clubs in the region are taking part in the event.

'Lonely bouquets' are being left for people to find

Organisers say it's a kind of goodwill gesture that involves leaving a bouquet in a public place to be picked up by an unsuspecting passerby.

The motivation is to bring a smile to someone’s face.

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Luton Town striker Ricky Miller being questioned by police following alleged assault

Kenilworth Road, Luton. Credit: PA

Luton Town striker Ricky Miller has been arrested on suspicion of assault.

The 26-year-old was arrested following an alleged incident in Hockliffe in Bedfordshire in the early hours of this morning.

Luton Town say that they have suspended the forward pending a police enquiry.

They also say that an internal investigation is underway.

Secretary: Ipswich Town's goal during minute's applause was an "unbelievable moment"

Chris Reynolds. Credit: Rookery Park Golf Club

The Secretary of the golf club where Ipswich Town fan Chris Reynolds used to play has described Daryl Murphy's goal during a minute's applause as "unbelievable".

Town supporters were in the process of celebrating Mr Reynold's life in the 21st minute of The Championship clash with Nottingham Forest on Saturday when Murphy broke the deadlock.

Chris used to play at the Rookery Park Golf Club. Credit: ITV News Anglia

Mr Reynolds passed away at the age of 21 last week.

He was "massive" Ipswich Town fan and also regularly played golf at the Rookery Park Golf Club near Lowestoft.

Click below to hear from Robert Pettett

"It meant a tremendous amount to the family, who I know quite a few of them are members, and they go along to watch Ipswich.

It just meant so much to them that the fans were supporting them, and the club were supporting them.

When that goal went, at that time, it was just unbelievable. It was a great moment."

– Robert Pettett, Rookery Park Golf Club

Man arrested in connection with Great Yarmouth Tesco "bomb hoax"

The store was evacuated on March 6. Credit: ITV News Anglia

A 42-year-old man from the Great Yarmouth area has been arrested in connection with a bomb threat at Tesco last month.

The store in Pasteur Road had to be closed on March 6 while police investigated the threat.

A man was arrested this morning on suspicion of blackmail. He's been released on bail pending further enquiries.

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