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West Brom midfielder Graham Dorrans joins Norwich

West Brom midfielder Graham Dorrans has joined Norwich on a two-year deal after helping the club win promotion to the Premier League this week.

Dorrans joins Norwich after a successful loan spell. Credit: PA

Norwich announced that the Scotland international had moved to Carrow Road for an undisclosed fee just 48 hours after he appeared as a substitute in the Canaries' Sky Bet Championship play-off final victory over Middlesbrough at Wembley.

The 28-year-old had been on loan with Norwich from February, making 18 appearances for Alex Neil's side.

The midfielder joined West Brom from Livingston in 2008 and turned out for the Baggies on 189 occasions, scoring 26 times.

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Inquest into death of grandmother beheaded in Tenerife

An inquest into the death of a British grandmother beheaded in Tenerife is due to resume today.

Jennifer Mills-Westley, 60, a retired road safety worker originally from Norwich, was shopping in Los Cristianos in May 2011 when she was attacked and killed by Deyan Deyanov.

Jennifer Mills-Westley was murdered by Deyan Deyanov in 2011 Credit: PA

Bulgarian national Deyanov was sentenced to 20 years in a secure psychiatric unit in Seville after a Spanish jury ruled he was suffering from paranoid schizophrenia.

An arrest warrant had been issued for him just three days before the killing, in connection with a separate violent assault.

The inquest will be held at Norfolk Coroner's Court, in Norwich later today.

Bishop: We should engage in politics for the common good

The Bishop of Norwich told ITV News that the Church of England was calling for more people to be engaged in politics and encouraging ordinary people and politicians to come together "for the common good."

The Rt Revd Graham James said: "Sometimes our political culture and the name calling within it doesn't actually do politicians themselves much good. What we're calling for is for all of us to engage in a politics that actually has a vision that is for the common good."

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Smog-covered Norwich's pollution level hits 'high'

Norwich was among the cities covered in smog this morning as health experts warn those with heart and lung conditions, including asthma, to avoid strenuous activity outdoors.

The scene in Norwich this morning as pollution levels remain high. Credit: ITV News

People suffering symptoms of pollution - including sore eyes, coughs and sore throats - should also cut down the amount they do outside, experts said.

Alan Partridge Christmas lights displayed in Norwich

The design was created by Blinkbox using more than 10,000 lights and 50 metres of light rope. Credit: Jeremy Durkin/PA Wire/Press Association Images

The face of Alan Partridge has been illuminated in Christmas lights in his home town of Norwich.

A 30 ft version of the character's face is serving as the centre piece of Norwich city centre's Christmas decorations this year.

Partridge fans enjoying the switch on in Norwich City Centre. Credit: Jeremy Durkin/PA Wire/Press Association Images

The huge model has a moving mouth, and lightening engineers have programmed it to sing along to the 80s hit Cuddly Toy by Roachford, to which Steve Coogan mimed in his film, Alan Partridge: Alpha Papa.

The light sculpture fires powerful images from his eyes to project giant images of the character on to walls of nearby buildings. Credit: Jeremy Durkin/PA Wire/Press Association Images

Partridge's pal Michael (played by actor Simon Greenall) read out a note to visitors at the switch-on, which said:

"Dear people of Norwich, and to a lesser extent anyone here from Suffolk - welcome! I'm genuinely heart-broken not to be there with you, but it's quiz night at the Rose & Crown and I'm the designated driver.

"The electricity used to power the illuminations is enough to run a trouser press for over 25 years. Instead, it's powering an LED effigy of my face and body, lighting up the Christmas night just as the Archangel Gabriel did over two thousand years ago.

"I hope you have a wonderful festive season. A-ha."

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