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Latitude line-up set to be unveiled

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Festival-goers will find out today who's headlining this year's Latitude Festival.

Organisers will unveil the first sting of acts this afternoon. The event, now it's 13th year, will take place between July 12th and 15th at Henham Park in Southwold.

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Last year, The 1975 and Mumford and Sons were just some of 80 acts performing in the Suffolk countryside.

Soham killer admits he thinks about his victims every day

Huntley is serving a life sentence for the two murders Credit: PA
Huntley is serving a life sentence at HMP Frankland in Durham Credit: ITV News

Soham murderer Ian Huntley has apparently expressed his remorse at having killed schoolgirls Holly Wells and Jessica Chapman.

Huntley, 44, is serving a life sentence after being found guilty of killing the girls, who went missing from a family barbecue in Soham, Cambridgeshire, in August 2002.

After a two-week hunt to find the youngsters, their bodies were found near an air base at Mildenhall in Suffolk.

The Sun reports Huntley has recorded a confession for the killings while behind bars, and has accepted he is "never getting out".

The paper reports the former caretaker as saying: "I am genuinely, genuinely sorry and it breaks my heart when it is reported I have no remorse; that I relish something. I do not.

"I can't change anything. I cannot remove that day from history; what I have done. I know those girls would be 26 this year with families of their own, jobs and lives. I thought about them when they were turning 21 and when they were turning 18. I know no matter what I say that people are not going to think any better of me. I know that, I don't expect it to but I would much rather people have the truth about how I feel."

– Ian Huntley

Huntley's then girlfriend Maxine Carr was sentenced to three-and-a-half years in prison in 2003 after being found guilty of conspiring to pervert the course of justice after giving him a false alibi.

Woman subjected to "terrifying ordeal" after armed robbery at her home

A woman in Suffolk was subjected to what police are describing as a "terrifiying ordeal" after armed robbers burst into her home.

The victim – aged in her 60s – opened her front door at her home in Ramsey Road in Hadleigh around 7pm on Saturday 10 February, to discover a boy outside, who she believed to be 13 or 14 years old. While she was talking to him, two other men aged between 18-27 appeared, initially claiming to be police officers, before forcing their way into the house.

One was holding what appeared to be a pistol in one hand and a screwdriver in the other. They ransacked the house, whilst the teenage boy acted as a lookout. They escaped with jewellery.

"This was a terrifying ordeal for the victim and although she took reasonable measures before answering the door, I want to take the opportunity to remind people to ‘Lock, Stop, Chain, Check’, before answering the door to unexpected callers, especially at night time. These types of incident are rare in Suffolk, but it is important to remain vigilant.

– Detective Inspector Steve Corbett


Suffolk science festival could become an annual event

Hundreds of budding scientists have been in Bury St Edmunds this weekend as part of Suffolk's first science festival.

From making your own racing car and robots, to a pop-up planetarium, the show's organisers want to inspire more children to take up science later in life.

They hope it will help to fill a big skills gap in the STEM subjects - science, technology, engineering and mathematics - across both Norfolk and Suffolk.

Expect to see more RAF Lakenheath jets in the sky

Fighter jets on their way to RAF Lakenheath Credit: Christine Groening/PA Images

The US Air Force has warned people living in East Anglia to expect to hear more jets in the sky that usual next week.

The 48th Fighter Wing based at RAF Lakenheath in Suffolk will take part in an increased number of flying operations.

It is part of a training programme to make sure aircrew and ground support staff are ready for action.

The airbase said the operations would not involve any low-flying aircraft.

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