Norfolk County Council could be run by an unlikely alliance of councillors from Labour, UKIP and the Liberal Democrats.
Education Secretary Michael Gove has given the go-ahead to a number of new free schools in the region.
The family of Lance Corporal James Ashworth, who was killed by a grenade blast in Afghanistan, have accepted a posthumous VC.
The Conservatives have lost their overall majority on Norfolk County Council for the first time in 12 years. With one result still to come in, the Tories haven't got enough seats to out-vote the other parties.
The leader of council Bill Borrett has conceded they will have to work with other parties to run the council in the future.
The council was last hung between 1993 and 1997.
The Conservative leader of Cambridgeshire County Council Nick Clarke has lost her Fulbourn seat to the Liberal Democrats.
Norfolk County Council's Conservative Cabinet member for Economic Development Ann Steward has lost to UKIP's Paul Smyth. She was the member for Swaffham.
Labour have gained two county council seats in Cambridge taking Abbey from the Greens and King's Hedges from the Lib Dems
UKIP have beaten the Conservatives in the Exning and Newmarket division of Suffolk County Council
The Vice Chairman of Norfolk County Council Jim Shrimplin has been knocked out of office by UKIP.
UKIP's Jonathon Childs won the East Flegg division beating Mr Shrimplin by 91 votes.
UKIP have gained Brandon in Suffolk from the Conservatives in the county council elections.
In other results, the Lib Dems have held Belstead Brook and Bosmere while the Conservatives have held Gt Cornard, Hartismere, Hoxne & Eye, Newmarket & Red Lodge and Stowmarket North and Stowupland.
UKIP have began taking seats from the Conservatives on Norfolk County Council.
Fred Agnew has beaten Conservative Tony Wright in Marshland North in the west of the county.
UKIP have also taken Gaywood North and Central from the Conservatives knocking them into third place behind Labour.
There are unconfirmed reports that UKIP are also winning in Dereham South, Breydon and Gorleston St Andrews.
More votes are being counted following Thursday's County Council elections. Click on the links below to see ward-by-ward results as they come in.