A soldier from 1st Battalion The Royal Anglian Regiment has been killed in Afghanistan during an operation to disrupt insurgent activity in the Nad-e Ali district of Helmand Province. His family has been told.
The soldier is the 419th member of UK forces to have died since operations in Afghanistan began in October 2001.
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Hundreds of council workers have gathered in sports centres and town halls across the region to count the votes in the 2016 local elections.
The votes are being counted in 22 councils across the Anglia region in the biggest test of political opinion since the General Election.
Clear skies overnight but remaining frost-free. Another sunny day tomorrow and increasingly warm as we head towards the weekend.