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I am Team GB: Why not take up swimming?

Our very own Aidan McGivern takes to the pool to improve his fitness Credit: ITV News Anglia

At the end of this month we're helping to stage the nation's biggest ever sports day - I Am Team GB.

The event, in partnership with the National Lottery is designed to get thousands of us off the sofa and out and about taking part in sport.

Thousands of free events will be available across the region and the ITV News Anglia Team has been getting involved too.

Click below to see how out our weather man Aidan McGivern got on trying to improve his fitness in the swimming pool...

Record number of students gain university places

Video report by ITV News' Dani Crawshaw

Teenagers across our region have been celebrating, or not, after finding out their A-level results this morning.

Nationally the gap between the top performing boys and girls at A level has narrowed while the number of A stars has dropped.

Meanwhile Childline say they've seen a 20% increase in counselling for teenagers worried about their exams.


Women abandoning the Royal British Legion in protest

Thousands of women are leaving the Royal British Legion in protest at plans to curb their independence.

Across the country, hundreds of branches of the women's section could close. In Suffolk, it's likely to be 16 out of 19.

In what is becoming a bitter dispute, the chairman of a branch in Norfolk has accused those running the legion of treating women like the pre-suffragettes. Malcolm Robertson reports.


Bronze medalist Greg Rutherford has his phone stolen in Rio

There's been more disappointment for Greg Rutherford. Credit: Press Association.

Milton Keynes long jumper Greg Rutherford's Olympic disappointment has hit a new low out in Rio - after his mobile phone was stolen.

The athlete won the bronze medal in the long jump final in the early hours of Sunday morning but was unhappy with his performance saying his "best isn't good enough".

But just a couple of hours later he was struck another blow - when his phone was stolen.

The world, European and Commonwealth champion said it meant he had lost lots of photos and videos of his son Milo.

Driver in his 80s dies after crash with HGV

The crash happened at J13 of the M1. Credit: ITV News Anglia.

An elderly driver has died after his car crashed with a lorry on the M1 in Bedfordshire.

Police were called to the northbound carriageway at junction 13, at Woburn near Milton Keynes, at about 4.20pm on Sunday.

A blue Citroen Saxo had crashed with a HGV. The driver of the car, a man in his 80s, was taken to hospital but died a short time later.

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