Cold and clear tonight. A wintry mix of rain, sleet and snow in parts of the region tomorrowRead the full story ›
These are the stores that Tesco have revealed are set to close.
- Connswater and Cregagh Road in Belfast
- Kirkcaldy and Wrexham Dodds Lane
- Bristol Cribbs Causeway
Tesco Express convenience stores
- Church Street, Ballymena
- Heaton Chapel
- Heybridge, Essex
- Houghton Regis
- Liverpool Kensington
- Longbridge Road, Barking
- Northfield, Birmingham
- Raymouth Lane, Worksop
- Sheffield Manor
- South Tottenham High Road
- Walsall Wood
- Whitley Bay
- York Road, Hartlepool.
Around 2,000 Tesco workers have been told their jobs are at risk after the supermarket giant announced the location of 43 store closures.
Seven superstores and six Homeplus outlets are among the unprofitable shops identified for closure by new chief executive Dave Lewis.
Mr Lewis said: "The decision to close the stores has been exceptionally difficult to take. I recognise it will affect many hard-working colleagues, our customers and local communities.
"Our priority is to explain what this announcement means for our colleagues and, wherever possible, offer them alternative roles with Tesco."
A Met Office yellow warning will be put in place for East Anglia as the UK braces itself for more snow across large parts of the country.Read the full story ›
A storage centre for more than 20 million blood and tissue samples opens in Milton Keynes, to assist research into illness and disease.Read the full story ›
More and more families in our region are struggling to make ends meet, according to a national debt charity.
Step Change says more than 10,000 people in the East of England called their helpline last year - up 17% on the year before.
On average, those callers owed more than £12,000 in unsecured debt such as credit cards, personal loans and overdrafts.
An unsettled day with rain and blustery winds. Brighter and colder by the afternoon.Read the full story ›
Events have been taking place across the region to mark Holocaust Memorial Day. This year is also the 70th anniversary of the liberation of the Auschwitz-Birkenau concentration camp.
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Watch Olivia Paterson's report on Red Bull Racing's day out at Xscape.
It's 45 days until the Australian Grand Prix raises the curtain on a new season of Formula One racing, but the Milton Keynes based Red Bull Racing team has taken time out to swap steering wheels and spanners for skis at the city's Xscape centre.
Team principal Christian Horner was joined by drivers Daniel Riccardo and Daniil Kvyat, who replaces former world champion Sebastian Vettel this season.
It was a chance for the whole team to unwind as they prepare to challenge current champion, Stevenage-born Lewis Hamilton, and his Brackley based Mercedes team for honours this season. Mercedes Team Principal Niki Lauda says he expects Red Bull to provide a stern challenge.