£1 billion is to be spent on developing a new generation of car engines aimed at improving fuel efficiency and reducing carbon emissions.
Business Secretary Vince Cable is at Ford's research centre at Basildon in Essex today to announce joint government and industry funding for the work. It's expected the project could secure 30,000 UK jobs linked to producing engines.
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The Children's Laureate Chris Riddell visits Rockland All Saints Community Primary near Attleborough in Norfolk.
Business leaders across our region are calling for reassurance following Brexit. Concern is growing at losing EU money.