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Lip-reading technology could help solve crime

Lip-reading technology could help solve crime. Credit: ITV News

A team of Norwich-based computer scientists are programming computers to lip read bringing a whole new meaning to watching what you say.

It's hoped the technology may be useful in helping solve crimes by determining what people are saying in situations where the audio is not good enough to hear such as CCTV footage.

Click below to watch a report by Lauren Hall

Flying Scotsman train trip to East Anglia cancelled

The Flying Scotsman made an historic journey along the East Coast line in February. Credit: ITV News

A visit to the Anglia region by the historic steam locomotive The Flying Scotsman has been cancelled after safety concerns.

The legendary locomotive was due to run a special excursion train from Ely to Norwich however the trip's been called off.

It's after thousands of pounds worth of delays were caused when people got too close to the tracks as the engine steamed through St Neots in Cambridgeshire in February.

It was feared the same might happen when the East Anglia trip was due to take place on 25 May.

Crowds turned out in force to see The Flying Scotsman travel through the Anglia region in February. Credit: ITV News

Candle-lit vigil for seven-year-old killed in bouncy castle accident

A candle-lit vigil has been held for Summer Grant, 7, who died in a bouncy castle accident in Harlow. Credit: ITV News Anglia

The family of the seven year-old girl killed in Harlow when a bouncy castle blew away in high wind have thanked the public for their support.

More than 150 people attended a candle-lit vigil for Summer Grant on Saturday night.

It was held in Harlow Town Park where the tragic incident happened at an Easter fair.

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

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Candlelit vigil for girl killed on bouncy castle

Summer Grant. Credit: Essex Police.

A candlelit vigil for a schoolgirl who died on a bouncy castle in Essex will take place this evening.

Summer Grant, who was seven and from Norwich, was killed when the fairground ride blew away as she played on it.

A two-minute silence will be held this evening at the gates of Harlow Town Park, where the little girl was injured.

Two people have been arrested on suspicion of manslaughter by gross negligence in connection with Summer's death.

'Give us a call': Police challenge to dopey drug dealer who lost his stash and ID

Police are looking for a dopey drug dealer who accidentally lost his stash - along with a wallet containing his identification.

Sergeant Mark Shepherd posted the snap of the bag which was found in a street in Norwich, Norfolk, asking for the culprit to call the non-emergency police line.

The photo shows what looks like a clear plastic bag containing herbal cannabis, a small set of electronic weighing scales along with other small packets wrapped in plastic.

The officer for Norwich South Safer Neighbourhood Team tweeted the image to his 2,300 followers and has so far gained over 50 retweets.

Also found in the bag was a blue wallet, a wad of cash, phone charger and a plastic film roll canister.

Woman injured after shop sign falls on her in Norwich

A shop sign fell onto a shopper in Norwich Credit: ITV News Anglia

A woman has been injured after a shop sign in Norwich city centre fell on top of her leaving her unconscious.

Two ambulances were sent to the Clarks store on Briggs Street just after 2.30pm where they treated a woman in her 20s who had suffered head injuries.

She regained consciousness while the ambulance staff were there and has been taken to the Norfolk and Norwich Hospital.

Police were first on the scene to help the injured woman Credit: ITV News Anglia

Clarks confirmed to ITV News Anglia that building work had been ongoing at the store.

"Clarks can confirm that an accident occurred outside our Norwich store, causing injury to a member of the public. We immediately called an ambulance and store staff provided aid whilst awaiting medical assistance. The Norwich store is currently undergoing renovations, although is still trading. We are investigating how this accident occurred and ensuring that the ongoing work does not pose a further risk. We offer our deepest apologies to the injured party and will be in contact with them over the coming days.”

– Spokesperson for Clarks

Holy Smoke! The Batmobile's come to Norwich

One caped crusader with the Batmobile in Norwich Credit: ITV News Anglia

With Batman v Superman dominating the film charts at the moment - it's perhaps no surprise there was excitement in Norwich when the Batmobile turned up this afternoon.

During a superheroes day held at the city's Castle Mall - the car used in the 1989 Michael Keaton film took centre stage.

And plenty of young caped crusaders were queuing to have their pictures taken with it.

Credit: ITV News Anglia
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