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  1. Norwich City striker Kyle Lafferty is charged by FA with misconduct over betting
  2. Man spotted near Colchester Garrison is not RAF Marham abduction suspect, police say
  3. Married couple found dead at their home in Magdalen, near King's Lynn, died of shotgun wounds, inquest hears
  4. Norwich City's £8.5m record signing Ricky Van Wolfswinkel leaves club three years after joining club
  5. Updates on Friday, 29 July 2016
  6. News, sport, travel and weather updates resume at 08:00 on Friday

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By Mariam Issimdar

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  1. Our local coverage for the day

    That's it for today folks. It's been a busy old day, especially at Norwich City.

    First off, Ricky Van Wolfswinkel said goodbye to the Canaries after three years and only one goal for the club. City paid a record £8.5m for the striker who heads home to join Dutch side, Vitesse Arnhem.

    This afternoon it emerged that striker Kyle Lafferty has been charged with misconduct by the FA for allegedly breaching its rules over betting. 

    On a happier note, Canaries fans will be pleased to hear that midfielder, Alex Tettey has signed a new two-year contract with the club. 

    Have a great weekend. We're back on Monday from 08:00. 

  2. Taxi boss to run for Maddison

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  3. Picture: Man who killed neighbour over £40 debt

    Mariam Issimdar

    BBC Local Live

    Norfolk Police has released this picture of Kristian Tarragan, 31, who earlier today was sentenced to eight years in prison for the manslaughter of his neighbour over a £40 debt.

    Kristian Tarragan

    Tarragan, of Suffolk Square, Norwich, had previously admitted the manslaughter of Lee Tingle, 50, who died in December 2015.

    Mr Tingle was killed by a single stab wound following a row about money.

  4. Have you been stopped in your tracks by these messages?

    Mariam Issimdar

    BBC Local Live

    You may have seen one of these statements stencilled on the pavements of Norwich city centre and wondered what they are all about.

    Stencilled statement on pavement
    Stencilled statement on pavement
    Stencilled statement on pavement
    Stencilled statement on pavement

    Well, the "street graffiti" is part of an initiative to raise awareness and tackle domestic abuse.

    Councils, health services, police and other public and voluntary sector organisations from across Norfolk are uniting for the initiative led by the NSPCC, which aims to encourage earlier intervention, reduce stigma and minimise harm.

  5. Beach visitors 'more cautious' following drowning

    Andrew Turner

    BBC Radio Norfolk

    People visiting Gorleston beach say they're "much more cautious" following the drowning of a man at Sea Palling at the weekend.

    Leszek Puchala, 52, drowned despite attempts to save him after getting caught in a rip-tide.  

    Sea Palling beach

    One parent from Cambridge told me the incident had made her "think twice about going into the sea" and said she now had "a much healthier respect for it".

    Another parent said it was good to have a lifeguard on the beach but that she still watched her children all the time.

    "If you swim out in the currents you take a chance," said another visitor.  

    The advice is to only swim between the red and yellow flags. 

  6. Sentencing of killer who ran drugs operation from jail delayed

    Mariam Issimdar

    BBC Local Live

    The sentencing of a convicted killer who helped run a £4.6m drugs operation from jail has been postponed to a later date.

    Liam Duffy, who's already serving a 20-year prison term for manslaughter, had been due to be sentenced today having admitted his part in a conspiracy to supply Class A drugs while in jail. 

  7. Overnight weather: Scattered showers perhaps locally heavy

    Dan Holley

    BBC Look East weather

    Some clear spells, but often cloudy tonight with a few scattered showers, perhaps locally heavy. Temperatures will dip to 13C (55F).

    Overnight weather map

    Early showers will fade and there'll be breaks in the cloud tomorrow to give some good sunny spells. There will still be a risk of a few isolated but locally heavy showers developing during the afternoon and evening. Top temperature: 23C (73F) inland.

    BBC Weather has more detail.

  8. It's not a Banksy but it is eye-catching

    BBC Radio Norfolk

    This is the latest eye-catching piece of street art to adorn Norwich city centre and can be found on the Hatch Brenner building facing Theatre Street. 


    The mural, a stylised version of Norwich, has been created by artist Beverley Coraldean after she entered a competition commissioned by the Norwich Business Improvement District (BID). 

    Stefan Gurney, BID executive director said: "Our murals are a fantastic project, adding to the City of Stories cultural tourism of Norwich and delivering a new dimension to the experience of the city centre."  

    Two additional city centre murals will be unveiled by the autumn.

  9. Alex Tettey signs new deal with Norwich City

    Jay Lawrence

    BBC Radio Norfolk

    Norwich City midfielder Alex Tettey has signed a new two-year contract with the club.

    The fresh deal will keep the Norway international at Carrow Road until at least the summer of 2018.

    Tettey joined the Canaries in 2012 and has since scored six goals in 113 appearances.

    Norwich City's Alex Tettey smiling
  10. Kyle Lafferty: More on betting rules

    Mariam Issimdar

    BBC Local Live

    Kyle Lafferty, 28, is accused of breaking FA rule E8, which bars professional players from betting on football-related matters.

    That means not only matches in which they are involved or have an influence, but also on any other football-related matter anywhere in the world - including matches, the transfer of players, employment of managers, team selection or disciplinary matters.

    Kyle Lafferty

    The Norwich City forward spent the end of last season on loan at Birmingham City, having joined them on 24 March, and scored once in six appearances.

    He also appeared three times for Northern Ireland at Euro 2016 as they reached the last 16.

    Lafferty previously played for Burnley, Rangers and Palermo. 

  11. Lafferty misconduct charge: FA won't reveal match involved

    Mariam Issimdar

    BBC Local Live

    The Football Association has declined to reveal which match the misconduct charge against Kyle Lafferty relates to.

    Kyle Lafferty

    A spokesman said details of the alleged breach would not be disclosed until after the matter had been concluded.

    Neither Norwich nor Northern Ireland played on 20 February, the date that Lafferty is alleged to have breached the rules  

    The Norwich City striker has until 5 August to respond to the charge.

  12. Kyle Lafferty: More details about that misconduct charge

    Mariam Issimdar

    BBC Local Live

    The Football Association has explained a little bit more about the misconduct charge against Kyle Lafferty. This is what's being reported on its website

    "It is alleged that on 20 February 2016, the Norwich City forward placed a bet on the result, progress, conduct or any other aspect of, or occurrence in, a football match or competition in breach of FA Rule E8. He has until 5 August 2016 to respond to the charge." 

    Read more about the FA's rules on betting on football. 

    Kyle Lafferty
  13. Kyle Lafferty misconduct charge: No comment from Norwich City

    Mariam Issimdar

    BBC Local Live

    Norwich City says it will not be commenting on the FA misconduct charge against striker Kyle Lafferty in relation to betting.

    Kyle Lafferty

    City signed the Northern Ireland striker on a three-year contract in 2014. 

    He started his career at Burnley, where he netted 10 goals in 83 league games, before a £3m move to Rangers in 2008.

  14. BreakingNorwich City striker charged with misconduct over betting

    Norwich forward Kyle Lafferty has been charged by the Football Association with misconduct in relation to betting, the governing body has announced.

  15. Trains cancelled between Norwich and Lowestoft

    Tim Addicott

    BBC Radio Norfolk

    A fault with a swingbridge has led to trains being cancelled between Norwich and Lowestoft. 

    Train at Norwich station

    The problem bridge at Somerleyton has led to delays for Abellio Greater Anglia passengers. 

    The company say delays and cancellations could continue until 17:30 and a replacement bus service is operating between Norwich and Lowestoft via Oulton Broad North.

  16. Colchester incident summary...

    Jack Warren

    BBC Local Live

    Here's how the Colchester incident developed over the last hour or so:

    • Essex Police was called to Layer Road, Colchester following reports of a man thought to resemble a man depicted in an e-fit following the RAF Marham attempted abduction
    • The barracks seemed to be operating as normal, and people were seen entering and leaving 
    • Norfolk Police said it was "satisfied" that the reported sighting was not linked to its investigation 

    We'll now take a look at other stories happening around the county. 

  17. Essex Police statement on Colchester incident

    We've just had this through from Essex Police.

    The force said: "Police were contacted shortly before 09:00 with reports of a man seen in Layer Road, Colchester, who was thought to resemble the man depicted in the e-fit issued by Norfolk Constabulary in relation to the attempted abduction of a serviceman at RAF Marham. "Essex Police have been working with Norfolk Police who has confirmed that the sighting was not of the man in the e-fit."  

  18. Colchester Garrison: Home to 16 Air Assault Brigade

    Colchester Garrison is home to 16 Air Assault Brigade which includes 2 Para and 3 Para.  

    Colchester Garrison

    The brigade is a rapid reaction force, specially trained and equipped to deploy by parachute, helicopter and air-landing