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Aviva: Statement from CEO

Mark Wilson the Chief Executive issued this statement:

I know this is difficult news for our employees but these changes are essential if we are to remain competitive.

Aviva needs to become a more efficient and agile organisation to unlock its potential. We must take tough decisions on costs to provide our customers with great value products and ensure our future success. I am determined that Aviva gets through this phase of our business transformation as quickly as possible.

– Mark Wilson

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Film trailer released for Alan Partridge's Alpha Papa

The trailer for the new Alan Partridge film has been released, revealing the title of the big screen debut for Steve Coogan's long-running Norwich radio DJ to be Alpha Papa.

The one minute and 46 second promo sees Partridge workshopping the potential titles for his adventure "in a siege at a radio station". The film will be released on August 7.

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Memorial service for Norwich man killed in Algeria

Sebastian John from Norwich died in January 2013

A memorial service for a former Norwich schoolboy killed in a terrorist attack in Algeria is to take place today.

26-year-old Sebastian John died in the attack at the In Amenas gas plant last month. He was an engineer who began work for BP last year and arrived in Algeria a week before the crisis.

The memorial service is due to take place at Norwich Cathedral this afternoon.

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Plane makes emergency landing at Norwich Airport

A plane has had to make an emergency landing at Norwich Airport.

The pilot on the flight from Amsterdam took action after a cockpit warning.

The aircraft landed safely and there were no injuries.

Holt Road was closed while the plane landed as a safety precaution.

Passengers are being warned that there may be residual delays to flights in and out of Norwich Airport.

Swansea supporter arrested for racist gesture

Swansea City confirmed one of their supporters has been arrested for allegedly making a racist gesture towards Norwich defender Sebastien Bassong during their 4-3 Barclays Premier League defeat at the Liberty Stadium.

The incident took place after Robert Snodgrass had scored Norwich's fourth goal from a free-kick in the 77th minute.

Bassong, who had scored earlier in the game, went to celebrate with his team-mates but quickly motioned to referee Howard Webb that he believed he had been the victim of a racist gesture

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