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Inquest: 12-year-old girl took own life after mother's death

An inquest has been hearing how a 12-year-old girl took her own life because she was struggling with her mother's death five years ago.

Isabel Richardson from Norwich died in May. She had been self-harming in the weeks leading up to her death.

The Coroner said teachers did all they could to help her, but questioned the level of pastoral care at her school.

Click below for Malcolm Robertson's report

Nathan Redmond named in Under 21 England squad

Redmond's been called up to Gareth Southgate's England Under 21's squad Credit: PA

Norwich City winger Nathan Redmond has been called up to Gareth Southgate's England Under 21s squad.

Redmond has contributed to ten goals in his last eight appearances, scoring five and assisting five.

England will travel to Preston to play a friendly against USA's Under 23's in September, before making the trip to Norway to start their Euro Qualifying campaign.

The 21-year old is already a familiar face in Southgate's squad, having made twenty-two appearances and scoring six times for the Under 21s.

The winger has made an excellent start to the season for City, scoring two goals in three games.

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Hundreds attend funeral of two Norwich teenagers

Hundreds of mourners packed out a church in Norwich today for the funerals of two teenagers who drowned while swimming in a nature reserve last week.

17-year old Stella Kambi had gone into the water to help her cousin 14-year old Bonheur Musungay who'd got into difficulty.

Today their families spoke of a daughter who would stop to help anyone and a son who was charismatic and funny.

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

Hundreds of mourners attend funerals of two Norwich teenagers

Hundreds of mourners packed out St Luke's church in Norwich Credit: ITV News Anglia

Hundreds of mourners packed out a church in Norwich this morning for the funerals of two teenagers who drowned while swimming in a nature reserve last week.

17-year old Stella Kambi had gone into the water to help her cousin 14-year old Bonheur Musungay after he got into difficulty.

Their families spoke of a daughter who love to sing and dance and who would stop to help anyone and a son who was charismatic funny and also loved to dance.

Elvis Beya, the Director of the Norfolk Congelese Association delivered the Eulogies of Stella and Bonheur at today's funeral service.

Click below to watch his tributes to the two teenagers.

Prime Minister unveils plans to create millions of apprenticeships

The Prime Minister's visit to the East to unveil plans to create millions more apprenticeships.

David Cameron said they would be paid for by a "levy" on large companies that aren't investing enough in staff training.

The Transport Secretary Patrick McLoughlin - also in the region today - said around 30 thousand of those new apprenticeships would be in road and rail industry.

Click below to watch a report by ITV News Anglia's Matthew Hudson.

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Prime Minister visits Norwich to launch apprenticeship plans

The Prime Minister has visited Norwich to unveil plans to create millions more apprenticeships.

David Cameron said they would be paid for by a "levy" on large companies that aren't investing enough into staff training.

Kate Prout joined him as he met young workers at KLM in Norwich. Click below to watch her report.

Group of six plead guilty to Norwich jewellers robbery

Six plead guilty to the robbery at Winsor Bishop earlier this month Credit: ITV News Anglia

Six men have admitted carrying out a 'professionally planned' robbery at a Norwich Jewellers.

The men were arrested within an hour of the raid at Winsor Bishop's on London Street in the city centre on August 5th.

The men were arrested just off the A11 near Thetford.

Five appeared at Norwich Crown Court via a video link from prison and all pleaded guilty to carrying out the robbery.

The sixth member, a 17-year old who can't be named pleaded guilty in person at court.

All will be sentenced at the end of September. All were remanded into custody.

Scene of the robbery on August 5th Credit: ITV News Anglia

30,000 rail and road apprenticeships to be created in east

The Transport Secretary visits the National Training Academy for Rail, Northampton Credit: ITV News Anglia

Plans to create more than 30,000 apprenticeships in the road and rail industry have been unveiled at an event in Northampton.

The Secretary of State for Transport, Patrick McLoughlin, was visiting the National Training Academy for Rail, which is due to open in six weeks time.

The minister said it would create a larger workforce for the transport industry that was highly skilled and more diverse.

It comes as the Prime Minister David Cameron has been visiting Norwich airport to launch the plans which will see 270,000 apprentices created in the East of England.

Transport Secretary taking a tour of National Training Academy for Rail in Northampton Credit: ITV News Anglia
  • More than 30,000 apprenticeship places will be created across the road and rail industry.
  • More than £70 billion to improve transport infrastructure.
  • 'Most ambitious' investment in rail since Victorian times.
  • Most extensive improvements to roads since 1970s.

Click below to watch a short clip with the Transport Secretary.

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