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  1. Updates on Tuesday, 10 May 2016.
  2. British security services lose their legal fight to force alleged cyber hacker Lauri Love to hand over the passwords to his encrypted computers
  3. Planned fire service cuts are 'still too much', says Labour group
  4. Ipswich Ladies cruise to 8-0 victory in cup final
  5. Updates resume at 08:00 on Wednesday

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By Philippa Taylor

All times stated are UK

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  1. That's it for Tuesday's Suffolk Live

    The team here is signing off, but we'll be back from 08:00 to bring you our usual mix of news, sport, travel and weather updates from across the county.

    Have a great evening.

  2. Overnight weather: Showers which could be locally heavy and thundery

    Alex Dolan

    BBC Look East weather

    Tonight we'll see a mixture of showers or longer spells of rain which will be locally heavy and perhaps thundery. Lows of 12C (54F).

    Wednesday's weather map

    Tomorrow will be cloudy with outbreaks of rain at first, becoming drier and brighter later, although there's also a risk of thundery showers during the afternoon. Top temperature: 21C (70F).

    Get the full forecast where you live at BBC Weather.

  3. Woman in her 90s targeted by distraction burglars

    Philippa Taylor

    BBC Local Live

    A woman in her 90s was told to sit down and not to move by burglars who forced their way into her home, police say.

    When the three men encountered the woman at her home in Sapiston, near Bury St Edmunds, they told her there was a water leak and they needed to carry out checks.

    The house was searched by two of them, whilst the third remained with the woman, who wasn't harmed during the incident. Two house phones and some keys were stolen.

  4. Post office staff in Bury St Edmunds to take strike action

    Steve Martin

    BBC Radio Suffolk

    Staff at the main Post Office in Bury St Edmunds have voted for strike action.

    It's over plans to close the office in the Cornhill and move into neighbouring WHSmith. 

    The strike will be on Friday.

    Bury St Edmunds post office
  5. Dozzell: We're here to win the tournament

    Ipswich Town midfielder Andre Dozzell says he and his England U17s team-mates, who include fellow Blues Ben Morris and Nick Hayes, are at the European Championships in Azerbaijan to win the competition.

  6. In the news: Cause of jockey's death 'unknown'... £20m investment in new crossings considered

    Philippa Taylor

    BBC Local Live

    A final look at our main stories:

  7. Both lanes of A14 'should be fully open by this evening'

    Philippa Taylor

    BBC Local Live

    Highways England says the contraflow which has been causing lengthy delays on the A14 around Stowmarket should be removed by this evening.

    A spokeswoman said: "To try and minimise disruption as much as possible [essential bridge maintenance] work is being carried out overnight using contraflow.

    "This morning the work overran, because our contractors were concerned about the speed limit at the ramps."

    The eastbound carriageway will be opened first, then the westbound.

  8. Government 'should have considered withdrawing Sats paper'

    Philippa Taylor

    BBC Local Live

    An executive head teacher has said the government should have considered withdrawing today's Sats paper for 10 and 11-year-olds, after a test paper was published online for the second time in three weeks.

    Maria Kemble

    Maria Kemble, head teacher at St Joseph's in Sudbury and St Edmunds in Bury St Edmunds, said: "We have really strict guidelines that we have to follow in terms of managing these tests, so when externally it seems like the people who are in charge don't know what they're doing that really does feel like chaos.

    "We'll always have a question mark over this year's results because of what has happened."

    The Department for Education said a "rogue marker" was responsible for the leak.

  9. Council considers £20m investment in crossings

    Philippa Taylor

    BBC Local Live

    Proposals to invest £20m over the next three years to develop business cases for two crossing schemes will be discussed by Suffolk County Council's cabinet next week.

    Ipswich wet dock crossing artists impression

    The two projects are the Lake Lothing third crossing in Lowestoft, which the government has pledged £73.39m towards, and the Ipswich Wet Dock crossing (pictured), which has a pledge of £77.54m.

    Colin Noble, leader of the council, said a final business case had to be developed for each project "to unlock the central government contribution towards these important regional projects."

  10. Round-up of fire service cuts

    Philippa Taylor

    BBC Local Live

    In case you've missed some of the detail on the revised cuts to the county's fire service, as well as Wrentham fire station remaining open and Sudbury retaining both its fire engines, these are the other proposals to be discussed by councillors next week:

    • Princes Street Ipswich: Remove second full-time fire engine and reduce full-time fire fighters by 16 instead of 20
    • Ipswich East, Bury St Edmunds and Lowestoft South fire stations: Remove third fire engine and reduce number of on-call firefighters by six instead of eight
    • Develop plans for a new "blue light" fire station in Ipswich, or refurbish Princes Street, to share facilities with police and ambulance services
  11. Cause of death of retired jockey remains unknown

    Kelly McCormack

    BBC Radio Suffolk

    The cause of death of a retired Newmarket jockey, whose body wasn't discovered for several weeks, remains unknown.

    An inquest in Bury St Edmunds heard that Derek Brown, 54, died in December. He had lived at Rous Memorial Court in Newmarket, which accommodates retired racing workers.

    Mr Brown had been missing for three weeks before his body was found by a member of staff.

    An open verdict was recorded, as a post-mortem examination hadn't been able to work out a cause of death due to the decomposition of his body.

  12. Travel: Crash blocks A146 in Barnby

    BBC Travel

    The A146 Beccles Road in Barnby is blocked and there's queuing traffic in both directions at New Road, because of a crash involving three vehicles.

  13. 'Emphatic judgement' welcomed by alleged hacker

    Nic Rigby

    BBC News

    Alleged "cyber hacker" Lauri Love, of Stradishall, has welcomed a landmark ruling that he doesn't need to hand over passwords to the National Crime Agency (NCA), which wants to access information on six bits of encrypted hardware it is holding.  

    Lauri Love

    "The district judge was emphatic in her judgement," Mr Love said. "It will go some way to stop the NCA doing this sort of thing in the future."

    He said his team were preparing to fight a US attempt to extradite him, which goes before the courts at the end of the month.

  14. Lauri Love victorious, but encryption battle will continue

    Chris Baraniuk

    Technology reporter

    Law enforcement agencies continue to pursue their latest public enemy number one: encryption.

    Very simply, encryption means that data is converted to illegible code that can only be unscrambled when the correct "key" is used.

    Often, even tech companies can't read the data on encrypted devices used by their customers.

    In Lauri Love's case, the UK's National Crime Agency (NCA) hoped to access computer equipment by forcing Mr Love to give up the key, but this request has not been approved by the district judge.

    As journalist David Allen Green noted in a blog, such approval would have allowed the NCA to "sidestep" the Regulation of Investigatory Powers Act.

    Privacy campaigners have already praised the decision - but the authorities' longer battle over encryption technologies is unlikely to end here.

  15. Mick McCarthy believes he's made more good decisions than bad ones

    Brenner Woolley

    BBC Radio Suffolk sport

    Ipswich Town boss Mick McCarthy has told BBC Suffolk Sport how, over the summer, he'll assess his own performance this season.

    Mick McCarthy

    The 57-year-old, who started his managerial career in 1992, says that's always been the way, whether a campaign has been successful or not.

    "I think more of my decisions have affected the team positively than negatively, that's why I am still in the job after 24 years," he said.

    "Every year I go away and think about things. Not too much has surprised me, but I always learn something." 

  16. EACH Treehouse celebrates anniversary

    It's five years since work was completed on the new EACH Treehouse hospice in Ipswich, made possible thanks to a major fundraising campaign which received backing from BBC Radio Suffolk.

    We'll bring you more on this anniversary on Friday, but in the meantime, James Hazell has produced this video:

    View more on youtube
  17. Mick McCarthy praises 'selfless' Sears

    Brenner Woolley

    BBC Radio Suffolk sport

    Ipswich Town boss Mick McCarthy has hailed the consistency and professionalism of striker Freddie Sears during his first full season at Portman Road.

    Freddie Sears

    The 26-year-old was presented with the John Kerridge Memorial Trophy, the manager's choice award, at last week's end-of-season dinner.

    "He's very selfless whether he's played centre-forward, whether he's played in behind the front man or right or left," McCarthy said.

    "He has never once whinged or complained, he's just got on with it and played equally well in every position."

  18. Charity art exhibition raises £175,000

    Kelly McCormack

    BBC Radio Suffolk

    A huge art exhibition and an online auction of pictures created by celebrities has helped a Suffolk charity raise £175,000 so far. 

    Art for cure exhibit

    Art for Cure was held at Glemham Hall over the May bank holiday weekend, raising money for the cure and treatment of breast cancer. 

    It featured sketches from the likes of Ed Sheeran and Andy Murray, as well as work from dozens of other artists and sculptors including Maggi Hambling and Vanessa Stollery.

  19. Afternoon weather: Cloudy and wet with a risk of thunder

    BBC Weather

    This afternoon will continue to be mostly cloudy, with outbreaks of showery rain, turning heavy at times with a chance of thunder. Top temperature: 16C (61F).


    We've got Weather Watcher Cheryl, from Beyton, to thank for today's photograph.

    If you'd like to know how to join the ranks of the Weather Watchers, take a look at the website.

  20. Lauri Love 'happy' following court ruling over passwords

    Philippa Taylor

    BBC Local Live

    Lauri Love says he's "happy" that a court has ruled he doesn't need to hand over passwords to the National Crime Agency (NCA), which wants to access information on six bits of encrypted hardware it is holding.

    Lauri Love

    Mr Love, pictured following an earlier hearing, accused the NCA of trying to undermine protections safeguarding individuals' property.

    The NCA argued that screenshots taken from the computers before the encryption kicked in showed that Mr Love had information from Nasa, the US Military and the Department of Energy.

    He said: "It is a victory, although it is a more an avoidance of disaster. It retains the status quo which means there has to be safeguards before you force people to undermine their security."