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Summary

  1. Two hostage incidents have taken place at HMP Highpoint this month, including five prison officers being held by a weapon-wielding prisoner
  2. Ipswich Town close to signing Portsmouth defender Adam Webster, with Blues teenager Matt Clarke heading the other way, BBC Suffolk understands
  3. The Duke of Cambridge interrupts a school sports day as the air ambulance is called to help a woman in Felixstowe
  4. More news, sport, travel and weather updates from 08:00 on Monday

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By Kate Williams

All times stated are UK

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  1. Our live coverage across the day

    Nic Rigby

    BBC News

    We hope you've enjoyed what you've seen over the last week in Suffolk, and that you'll join us again on Monday from 08:00.

    See you then.

  2. Weather: Cloudy this evening, with outbreaks of rain overnight

    Chris Bell

    BBC Look East weather

    Cloud will thicken overnight with outbreaks of rain which will be heavy in places later on. Minimum temperature: 10C (50F).

    Weather chart

    Saturday will be cloudy and breezy with a few bright spells, though we are likely to see some rain later on which could turn heavy and thundery. Maximum temperature: 17C (63F).

  3. Headlines: Inquiry into Suffolk jail... Teacher leads schoolboys to Wembley

    Guy Campbell

    BBC Radio Suffolk

    If you're just joining us, here's the headlines for Suffolk:

    • An investigation is under way at a jail in Suffolk after two incidents in which people were held hostage
    • Suffolk County Council has given a heartfelt apology to a mum whose twins were going to be placed in different primary schools
    • A teacher who has led his school football team to national finals at Leicester's King Power Stadium and Wembley say staff and parents have been filled with a "huge amount of pride"
  4. 'Huge amount of pride' for Wembley-bound school boys

    Richard Haugh

    BBC News

    A teacher who has led his school football team to national finals at Leicester's King Power Stadium and Wembley says staff and parents have been filled with a "huge amount of pride".

    Wembley Stadium

    Greg Williamson, from Britannia Primary School in Ipswich, said: "It's been a truly outstanding year. They've won the league, the six-a-side competition, the cup and the county finals.

    "These nine fantastic young people have filled all the staff and parents at Britannia with a huge amount of pride."

    As well as the prestige and experience, if the boys are successful there's even a chance of an open-top bus tour on their return.

  5. Travel: Train delays between Norwich and London continue

    BBC Travel

    Delays on Abellio Greater Anglia trains between Liverpool Street and Norwich are continuing into the evening. 

    A signal failure at Stowmarket which began at lunchtime caused delays of an hour to services but the company says this has moderated to delays of up to 30 minutes.

  6. Schoolboys to play at King Power Stadium and Wembley

    Richard Haugh

    BBC News

    What have you got planned for the week ahead? Whatever it is, I bet it doesn't compare to what these boys are up to.

    Britannia Primary School football team

    On Sunday, Britannia Primary School's football team will be playing on Leicester City's pitch, having beaten competition from the region to claim their place in the national finals of the Danone Nations Cup.

    Then six days later they head to Wembley, as in the actual stadium, to play in the Football League Kids Cup ahead of the Championship play-off final. Wow.

    Good luck!

  7. Thieves take two on the bounce

    If it's your party, you can cry if you want to...

    Children playing on a bouncy castle

    ...because two bouncy castles have been stolen in Old Newton.

    Police are appealing for witnesses after the deflated large yellow castles and their pumps were left out to dry in a garden on Falconer Avenue.  

    A bouncy castle

    They were taken at some point between 5 and 6 May, police said.

  8. John Wark: 'Ipswich UEFA Cup side was up there with the very best'

    Graeme Mac

    BBC Radio Suffolk sport

    Ipswich Town legend John Wark enjoyed success in the league and European Cup with Liverpool, but believes the Blues' 1981 UEFA Cup-winning side was just as good.

    Paul Mariner and John Wark show off the UEFA Cup

    It is 35 years to the day since the triumph, and Wark set a competition record when he scored 14 goals during the campaign - including one in each leg of the final against AZ Alkmaar.

    false"Every time I played that season I felt I was going to score," Wark said. "We were just as good as Liverpool, which was some going."

  9. Mick Mills on the 'relief' of winning the UEFA Cup

    Graeme Mac

    BBC Radio Suffolk sport

    Let's hear from Mick Mills, 35 years to the day that Ipswich Town won the UEFA Cup - their only European triumph to date.

    Mick Mills and Bobby Robson with the UEFA Cup

    At the time, the two-legged victory over AZ Alkmaar came as a relief to the captain, as Town had narrowly missed out on both the league title and FA Cup in the same season.

    "We needed something," Mills said. "If we hadn't have won that final people would not have remembered that season at all."

  10. Council's heartfelt on-air apology over twins school gaffe

    Steve Blower

    BBC Radio Suffolk

    Suffolk County Council has given a heartfelt apology to a mum whose twins - one of whom has cerebral palsy - were going to be placed in different primary schools this September.

    Twins Holly and Elliot

    Hayley Duffety from Great Barton was worried about the effect of the separation, but now her twins Holly and Elliot are being kept together. 

    Gordon Jones, Suffolk county councillor for education, told BBC Radio Suffolk: "We're all human, we make mistakes.

    "But I think the issue is how you react to those mistakes. We have reacted to it, we have addressed the issues, and I think we've got the outcome that I think everybody wants - especially the family."

  11. Weather: It's going to be cloudy

    BBC Weather

    Thanks to BBC Weather Watcher "Hale" for sending in this scene over Great Bricett earlier today.

    Scene over Great Bricett

    It will be a largely dry afternoon with sunny intervals, perhaps sparking the odd light shower before cloudier conditions return later. 

    Maximum temperature: 18C (64F).

  12. In the news: Inmate interviewed over prison hostage incident... Council offers heartfelt apology over twins' school gaffe

    Kate Williams

    BBC Local Live

    If you're just joining us, here's what's been making the news today:

  13. Prince William at controls of East Anglian Air Ambulance

    Kate Williams

    BBC Local Live

    Here's the moment the East Anglian Air Ambulance arrived on a school field in Suffolk yesterday, piloted by the Duke of Cambridge.

    The helicopter hovering above the school field

    Prince William arrived at Kingsfleet Primary School at about 15:00 with a team of medics to treat a woman who hurt her leg nearby.

    She was later taken to Addenbrooke's Hospital in Cambridge. Her injuries were not life-threatening, the air ambulance said.

  14. Thumbs up to 'impeccably behaved' children as Prince William lands on school field to assist patient

    Kate Williams

    BBC Local Live

    Sports Day at Kingsfleet Primary School in Felixstowe came to an abrupt end yesterday when the air ambulance landed on the school field - and the future King stepped off.

    Prince William at Kingsfleet Primary School

    The Duke of Cambridge piloted the helicopter onto the field to assist a woman nearby who had injured her leg.

    She was then taken to Addenbrooke's Hospital in Cambridge for treatment.

    Prince William at Kingsfleet Primary School

    The school said pupils were gathered waiting for the Sports Day results when the ambulance landed.

    "All the children were impeccably behaved and very sensible, we are very proud of them," a statement on the school's website said.

  15. Former inmates at Highpoint Prison

    Kate Williams

    BBC Local Live

    Following news this morning of two hostage-takings at Highpoint Prison during the past month, here's some well-known inmates who have served time at the site.

    Myra Hindley

    It was once home to Moors murderer Myra Hindley, who served 36 years in jail for her part in two killings. 

    Hindley spent the last few years of her sentence at Highpoint, from 1998 until her death in 2002.

    George Michael

    Popstar George Michael also served some of his eight-week sentence at Highpoint Prison after crashing his Range Rover while under the influence of cannabis.

    He was found slumped at the wheel after it smashed into a branch of Snappy Snaps photo store in Hampstead, north London, in July 2010.

  16. Landlords told to improve living standards

    Vikki Irwin

    BBC Radio Suffolk political reporter

    Housing inspectors have found rat holes, overcrowding, no heating and a lack of smoke alarms in rental properties in the Newmarket area.

    Landlords have been required to carry out improvements after what Forest Heath District Council's deputy leader Robin Millar called a "real eye opener''. He said living conditions inside some properties were "simply not up to scratch".

    "Who knows, the action taken may have prevented a tragedy," he said.

  17. More on Webster: Fee Set to Be McCarthy's Biggest at Town

    TWTD.co.uk

    Portsmouth defender Adam Webster will reportedly cost the Blues more that £500,000 plus Matt Clarke, which would be the largest fee Town have spent on a player since Mick McCarthy took charge in November 2012, reports TWTD this morning

  18. Hoxne aim to spring a surprise at Portman Road

    Diss Express

    And finally, here's the back page of today's Diss Express:

    Diss Express back page
  19. Bury swoop for title-winning prop Griffiths

    Bury Free Press

    Here's the back page of the Bury Free Press:

    Bury Free Press back page
  20. Duo praised for pulling woman from burning building

    Ipswich Star

    Here's the front page of today's Ipswich Star

    Ipswich Star front page