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Charity concerned about plans for police to talk to victims via Skype

Gloria Culyer from Age UK. Credit: ITV News Anglia

A charity says it's concerned about plans by Cambridgeshire Police to speak to victims of crime through video and phone calls rather than face to face.

The cost-saving measure has been welcomed by the county's police and crime commissioner and the police federation.

But Age UK say that many older people won't be up to speed with the technology.

Click below to hear from Gloria Cuyler from Age UK

"I think for the majority of people it'll be a very new thing that they're not accustomed to and it could be another way of older people feeling disadvantaged and not able to communicate."

– Gloria Culyer, Chief Executive, Age UK Cambridgeshire

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Fears over Chinese involvement in East Anglian nuclear industry

There are fears over the future security of our East Anglian nuclear industry over Chinese involvement in new nuclear reactors planned for Essex and Suffolk.

It's expected that China will invest in a new nuclear power stations at Sizewell and Bradwell. Credit: ITV News Anglia

The Chinese president has arrived in the UK for a four day tour and it's expected that a deal will be announced for his country's investment at both Sizewell in Suffolk and Bradwell in Essex.

No other Western country has given China such a large stake in its power industry and critics say it poses a huge threat to our national security but the government says tough safeguards will be in place.

Click below to watch a report by ITV News Anglia's Tanya Mercer


The nuclear options for the East of England

A new nuclear power station could be built at Bradwell in Essex within the next decade. Credit: ITV News Anglia

British, French and Chinese cooperation that could mean new nuclear power stations are built in the East of England.

The government's on the verge of signing a deal that would give the green light to building new nuclear reactors at Bradwell in Essex and Sizewell in Suffolk.

The Essex plant is expected to be built in the next decade.

Click below to watch a report by ITV News Anglia's Serena Sandhu

Gamers head to Peterborough

The Minecraft convention at Peterborough Credit: ITV

More than three and a half thousand young gamers met at Peterborough Arena to celebrate all things Minecraft this Saturday

The convention provided a chance to meet other gamers and to dress up as favourite characters.

Ethan James at the convention Credit: ITV

Nine year old YouTube gaming star Ethan James was at the convention. He's not in double figures yet, but has already got more than three hundred thousand subscribers and 106 million views.

"It's kind of like a blocker game, quite like real life, except with a couple of changes. It's got, like zombies, skeletons, creepers and also you can add mods, you can make your own mini-games and also make servers, so it's really, really cool."

– Ethan James, Online gamer

Click below to watch a report by ITV's Sarah Cooper:

Green vehicle technology on display

Vehicles at last year's event Credit: ITV News Anglia

More than than 2,500 delegates will be at the Millbrook Proving Ground in Bedford today for what is the biggest Low Carbon Vehicle event in the country.

It's the eighth year it's taken place and showcases new green technologies.

There will be a number of low carbon vehicles on site for visitors to take part in Ride & Drives. Also an address from Rt Hon Anna Soubry, Minister for Small Businesses, Industry & Enterprise.

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