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Body found at a house in Suffolk

Foxhall Road in Ipswich.

A body has been found at a house in Ipswich. Police were called just after 11.35am this morning to an address in Foxhall Road.

Officers, ambulance crew and the fire service attended after it was reported there were gas canisters inside the address.

The body of a man was found inside and the canisters were checked by the fire service before the property was declared safe around 12.40pm.

Initial enquiries are underway at the scene. The death is currently being treated as unexplained.


Suffolk Ebola survivor collects his MBE

Will Pooley collecting his MBE. Credit: ITV News

The Suffolk nurse and Ebola survivor Will Pooley has collected his MBE at Buckingham Palace.

Mr Pooley from Eyke has been honoured for his efforts in combating the disease in Africa.

He was one of more than 80 people picking up their honours. Credit: ITV News

He was among more than 80 people from the worlds of public service, charity work, business and entertainment who collected their honours from the Prince of Wales.

Mr Pooley contracted the deadly virus while treating patients in Sierra Leone in 2014. He was airlifted back to the UK where he recovered before returning to Africa to continue helping sufferers.

St. Neots treated to a spectacular view of five planets at once

Conditions couldn't have been better for viewing this rare sight in the night sky just before dawn this morning (Thursday 28th January 2016).

With skies predicted to clear overnight, Roger Skillin took the opportunity capture five planets at once with his camera in the skies over St. Neots.

Five planets spotted together in the night sky above St Neots early this morning. Credit: Roger Skillin

Roger's breathtaking shot faces towards the south - south east of the night sky. Jupiter can be seen to the west of the moon. Mars, Saturn and Venus appear to descend towards the horizon to the east of the moon.

Roger has even managed to capture Mercury as it rises just above the horizon and a few thin high clouds associated with a weather front to the south.

If you missed this morning's display, all five planets will be visible in the early morning sky until 20th February. Hopefully, we will be lucky enough to enjoy another morning as clear as this one.

Prisoner absconds from Suffolk jail

Anthony Lee has absconded from prison Credit: Suffolk police

Suffolk police are appealing for help in tracing a prisoner who has absconded from jail.

19-year old Anthony Lee who is serving a prison sentence for burglary and dangerous driving didn't turn up for roll call at 5.25pm this evening ( Weds 27th Jan).

Suffolk police say if anyone sees him they should contact them straight away.

Initial enquires have failed to locate Lee, who has connections to the Hemel Hempstead and St Albans areas of Hertfordshire.


Research could help stamp out genetic diseases in pedigree dogs

New research is being carried out in Newmarket that could help stamp out genetic diseases in pedigree dogs.

The Animal Health Trust charity is mapping DNA of 50 different breeds that will help to devise more efficient tests to spot carriers of inherited conditions.

It means breeders will be able to breed healthier dogs in the future.

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

Events to mark Holocaust Memorial Day to take place in east

There'll be a special wreath laying ceremony in Lowestoft Credit: ITV News Anglia

Events to mark Holocaust memorial day will be taking place across the region today.

Among them a wreath laying ceremony at Lowestoft Station. It's held in recognition of the arrival of a 'kindertransport' train that arrived with 200 Jewish children from Nazi Europe in 1938.

The children were billeted at a number of places including Pontins in Pakefield.

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