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Cost of family holidays could go up if Britain leaves EU says PM

David Cameron at Luton Airport

Leaving the European Union would put up the cost of a family holiday by more than 200 pounds according to the prime minister.

David Cameron has been in the region today visiting what he's described as a great British success story. He was at Luton Airport speaking to EasyJet staff at their headquarters.

He used the visit to issue another warning about the economic impact leaving the EU could have - something the leave campaign disagrees with.

Here's a report by our political correspondent Emma Hutchinson:

Hard-hitting film spells out concerns of ambulance crews

Video report by ITV News Anglia's Liz Summers

A hard-hitting film highlighting the stress suffered by ambulance crews in the East has been released as they prepare to ballot over industrial action.

The film by the health service union 'Unison' features staff struggling to cope with the aftermath of traumatic call outs, saying they're worried their stress could impact on the safety of patients.

But the East of England Ambulance Service has responded saying it's planning to recruit more staff and has urged crews not to vote to take action.


Frenchman on trial over murder of Hertfordshire woman

Patricia Wilson disappeared four years ago Credit: ITV News Anglia

A gardener is going on trial accused of killing a woman from Hertfordshire who disappeared from a village in France four years ago.

Jean-Louis Cayrou has been charged with murdering 58-year-old Patricia Wilson who was originally from Welwyn Garden City.

She vanished from her home in Vabre-Tizac near Toulouse in August 2012.

Her body has never been found.

Cayrou is due to appear in court later.


Police to target motorists using mobile phones


Motorists who use a mobile phone while driving will be the target of a week-long operation starting on Monday.

Officers from the Bedfordshire, Cambridgeshire and Hertfordshire Road Policing Unit will be out looking for motorists breaking the law.

The operation coincides with a week-long campaign being conducted by the National Police Chiefs Council.

Driving while using a mobile phone is considered one of the ‘fatal four’ driving offences, along with speeding, not wearing a seatbelt and drink or drug driving.

Woman who saw her mother strangled has written a book about her life

Amanda Wright

A Stevenage woman who witnessed her mother's murder when she was four years old says she has never let her ordeal destroy her family.

It was 1980 when Amanda Wright woke one morning to see her mother Susan Lowson being attacked, she was attacked as well and their house set on fire, but she survived.

The man who killed her was family friend John Dickinson, he was jailed for murder.

Now Amanda has written a book about her life and the mother that she's missed out on. Claire McGlasson went to meet her. Here is her report:

Film star among photos of American servicemen in our region on new website

James Stewart

A new website featuring a unique collection of over 30,000 documents, including photographs and letters created and collected by the veterans of the Second Air Division has gone online.

It portrays the huge commitment made by the American Air Force in our region. Film star James Stewart was among the American servicemen.

Here's a link to the website


We have been talking to Libby Morgan, a librarian at the Second Air Division Memorial Library in Norwich:

Whitlock out of European Championships

Max Whitlock

Hertfordshire gymnast Max Whitlock has withdrawn from the British team for the forthcoming men's artistic gymnastics European Championships in Bern.

The gold medal winner at the world championships, who trains at a gym in Essex, has a viral illness.

British Gymnastics says Max has been withdrawn as it was felt better to give him time to fully recover for the Olympics.

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