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Body of pupil found in dormitory of Norfolk school

Gresham's School in Holt. Credit: ITV News Anglia.

The body of an 18-year-old pupil has been found in a dormitory of a private school in Norfolk.

The teenager, who has not been named, was found just after 7.30am on Saturday at Gresham's School in Holt.

A spokesman for the school said paramedics were called but she was pronounced dead at the scene.

“We are all devastated by the death of a much loved and cherished pupil. The thoughts and prayers of the whole School are with the family and friends of the young woman."

– Douglas Robb, Headmaster, Gresham's School.

The school said the teenager's family had been informed immediately and relatives had visited Gresham's on Saturday to meet headmaster Douglas Robb.

Police confirmed the woman's death was not being treated as suspicious.

Gresham's School in Holt. Credit: ITV News Anglia.

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Duchess opens a new charity shop but an 11 year old steals the show

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The Duchess cuts the ribbon to open new shop
Rebekah Hughes and the Duchess of Cambridge discuss handbags Credit: ITV Anglia

An 11 year old girl stole the show as she took the Duchess of Cambridge on an impromptu tour of a new charity shop. Kate was visiting the new East Anglia's Children's Hospices (EACH) store in Holt. She met Rebekah Hughes, who has the rare Dravet Syndrome, a severe form of epilepsy, inside the shop.

Kate was led by the hand by Rebekah to a display of handbags and jewellery. Rebekah showed her a silver handbag to which Kate replied : "We better put a reserved sticker on that."

Afterwards Kate bought a Fireman Sam book for Prince George and a Beatrix Potter Tom Kitten figure for Princess Charlotte.

Crowds gathered to greet the Duchess when she arrived:

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One of Europe's rarest butterflies spotted in Norfolk

One of Europe's rarest butterflies has been spotted in Norfolk Credit: Yellow-legged Tortoiseshell

One of Europe's most rare butterflies has been spotted in Norfolk.

The scarce tortoiseshell also known as the Yellow-legged Tortoiseshell, is so uncommon it hasn't managed to survive hibernation here for more than 60 years.

But it was spotted in Holt country park this month. Conservationists say this new sighting is a truly historic event as it marks the first time this stunning butterfly has ever overwintered successfully in Britain.

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