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Summary

  1. CCTV shows Sylvia and Peter Stuart in Pulham Market days before they were reported missing
  2. Search continues for Norwich man missing in Vietnam
  3. Injury scare ahead of Euro 2016 as Norwich striker Kyle Lafferty leaves Northern Ireland training session early
  4. Updates resume at 08:00 on Wednesday

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We'll be back from 08:00 tomorrow, bringing you the news, sport, travel and weather updates as they happen. 

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Today's news: Castle Mall evacuated after fire...Murder inquiry couple last seen together at Pulham Market farm shop

Patrick Byrne

BBC News

It's been quite an eventful day with stories covering a new code of practice for taxi drivers in Norwich and a highly skilled spaniel dog able to sniff out wildlife in the path of the new northern distributor road.

Norwich striker Kyle Lafferty's training injury raised concerns in the Northern Ireland camp at Euro 2016 in France, and a fire led to the evacuation of the Castle Mall shopping centre.

The last sightings of a Suffolk couple at the centre of a murder inquiry was at a farm shop near Pulham Market, and the family of a man missing in Vietnam spoke of their distress.

Two men arrested and bailed over 'modern slavery offences'

Patrick Byrne

BBC News

Two men have been arrested in connection with trafficking and exploitation offences after raids on businesses in Norfolk. 

A 39-year-old from Peterborough and a 38-year-old from Boston in Lincolnshire were arrested on suspicion of modern slavery offences, and later released on bail until 20 July. 

Mark English, human trafficking coordinator for the police, said: "Very often the victims live in fear and are too frightened or unwilling to come forward but this has to stop. 

"Victims need to know they have the support of Norfolk Constabulary and our partner agencies, and by working together we can help free them of this atrocious crime." 

Archive: When Muhammad Ali visited Norwich

Thousands of fans waited to meet Muhammad Ali when he came to Norwich to promote a bedtime drink in 1971.

The boxer was in an upbeat mood, despite having lost his last fight against world champion Joe Frazier.

When Muhammad Ali visited Norwich in 1971

Weather: Staying fine and dry

Alex Dolan

BBC Look East weather

Norfolk will be fine and dry overnight, and any thunderstorms affecting the south of the region will become isolated and fade out by tomorrow morning. 

Minimum temperature: 10C (50F).

Weather chart
BBC

Tomorrow will be bright and dry with good sunny spells. Cloud around the coast may feed inland at times, bringing cooler temperatures.

Search for missing Aiden Webb 'massively frustrating'

Laura Devlin

BBC News

Police in Vietnam helping in the search for missing climber Aiden Webb have been "amazing" but are "under-funded and under-staffed", his father has said.

Trever Webb told the BBC there were no search dogs or heat-seeking equipment to help track the 22-year-old on Fansipan Mountain. 

"It's so dense here, someone could be laying unconscious within a few feet of you and you would never know," he said.

An agonising wait for Aiden Webb's family

Laura Devlin

BBC News

It is approaching midnight in Sa Pa, the township nearest to Fansipan Mountain in north-west Vietnam.

Trever Webb is awaiting news of his missing son, climber Aiden Webb. It is his fifth night on the mountain and there has been more torrential rain. 

Trever is not permitted to search on the mountain, for fear of risking his own safety. While waiting to hear from the search teams, he speaks to BBC Look East via Skype.

He breaks off from the interview. There is a call from police.

No news. The agonising wait continues. 

Aiden Webb "fit, strong and adorable"

Aiden Webb's father said his son had been working hard to be ready to climb Fansipan Mountain in Vietnam.

"He obviously thought it was going to be easier than it was," Trever Webb told the BBC. "He's my only boy, and I miss him terribly.

"He's very strong, active, fit and stubborn. Adorable, really."

Aiden Webb
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Vietnam mountain 'difficult terrain'

Fansipan Mountain, where 22-year-old Aiden Webb went missing on Friday, is "as dense as a rainforest", his father Trever has said.

"I had a look at the ascent where Aiden started," he told the BBC from Vietnam. "It's a difficult terrain - narrow and slippery, with huge drops either side.

"I walked for about half an hour and turned back. I've got too much to do here to put myself in danger."

Family fear they're 'running out of time' to find man missing in Vietnam

The "distraught" father of missing backpacker Aiden Webb says rescuers are "running out of time" to find his son on Fansipan Mountain, Vietnam.

Mr Webb, 22, from Norwich, began climbing the mountain on Friday but became lost. This will be his fifth night on the mountain.

His father, Trever Webb, has flown to Vietnam and told the BBC he will not leave without his son. 

Aiden Webb
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Tennis ball reward for newt-sniffing dog

Helen Burchell

BBC News

Let's return to our newt-hunting dog, Rocky, who is helping sniff out great crested newts.

Rocky
Wagtail UK

Aran Clyne, from Wagtail UK , says it has taken several months of rigorous training to develop his skills in tracking wildlife.

"It's all about building an association between the newt smell and Rocky's reward, the tennis ball," he said. "Whenever he finds a newt he gets his ball."

Newts have been discovered in three areas along the 12-mile (20km) route of the Norwich Northern Distributor Road. It's Rocky's job to ensure all of the the protected species are found, so they can be moved to new homes.

Northern distributor road route
Norfolk County Council

Kyle Lafferty 'seems OK'

BBC Sport

Northern Ireland players training for Euro 2016 have played down the injury scare to striker Kyle Lafferty, who limped off the training field earlier today.

Kyle injured
Reuters

Conor Washington said: "We are led to believe he is OK. As soon as you take a knock in training, you want to step out and check everything's fine." 

Conor McLaughlin added: "I thought he slipped. It did not seem too bad."

The Norwich striker went into the team's headquarters in France for an assessment before management staff said there was nothing to be concerned about.

Where is Pulham Market?

Pulham Market is about six miles (9km) north of Weybread, home of Sylvia and Peter Stuart.

Map showing Weybread and Pulham Market
BBC

CCTV footage shows the couple were at Goodies Farm Shop, on Wood Lane, at about 10:18 on 29 May - five days before they were reported missing and the body of Mr Stuart was found in Weybread.

'No let up' in Weybread investigation, says officer leading the inquiry

Police hope CCTV footage will 'trigger someone's memory'

Richard Haugh

BBC News

Det Ch Supt Simon Parkes says he hopes CCTV footage of Sylvia and Peter Stuart in Pulham Market will "trigger someone's memory and help us piece together their movements".

Sylvia and Peter Stuart
Suffolk Police

"We know that family members were with the couple at their home address on Saturday 28 May and CCTV now places them in Pulham Market the next day.

"If you remember seeing Peter and Sylvia in Pulham Market, or if you spoke with them or saw them around this time, we are urging you to get in touch."

'Highly likely' that Ali Qazimaj has left the country

Richard Haugh

BBC News

Det Ch Supt Simon Parkes, who is in charge of the Weybread investigation, said: "Based on this new evidence it is highly likely that he (Ali Qazimaj) has left the country, so our officers are working with colleagues within the UK and internationally in an effort to trace him.

"Necessary legal proceedings are being undertaken to assist this part of the investigation."

Weybread murder suspect 'strongly believed' to have travelled to France

Richard Haugh

BBC News

Police have also revealed that it is "strongly believed" that Ali Qazimaj, who is suspected of being involved in Peter Stuart's murder, caught a ferry to France on Saturday.

The 42-year-old's car was found in Dover on Sunday.

Dover
Google

In a statement, the force said: "Detectives can now confirm they have reliable information which places (Mr) Qazimaj at the Port of Dover ferry terminal at around 18:30 on Saturday 4 June.

"It is strongly believed that he then boarded a passenger ferry unaccompanied to Calais in France soon after 19:00."

CCTV shows Stuarts in Norfolk

Richard Haugh

BBC News

The newly-released CCTV footage from 29 May means police have a more recent confirmed sighting of Sylvia and Peter Stuart, who were reported missing the following Friday. 

Mr Stuart's body was found in woodland near their Weybread house later that day, while Mrs Stuart's location remains unknown.

Before now, the last confirmed sighting was believed to have been on the Saturday.  

BreakingWeybread murder: CCTV released of missing couple

Police have released CCTV footage showing Sylvia and Peter Stuart at Goodies Farm Shop in Pulham Market, Norfolk, at 10:18 on 29 May.

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Castle Mall fire: At the scene

Mariam Issimdar

BBC Local Live

The cordon at the scene has just been taken down. The fire service told me the fire was in a plant room. 

There were quite a few people waiting around to hear what was happening. People are going back into the shopping centre now. 

There's a strong smell of smoke in the area.

Public allowed back in to Castle Mall

Mariam Issimdar

BBC Local Live

The public are now allowed in Castle Mall. Fire contained.

Castle Mall fire
BBC

Castle Mall fire 'under control'

Castle Mall fire: Fire engines leaving scene

Kate Scotter

BBC Radio Norfolk

Two out of four fire engines have now left Castle Mall, another is being packed up, ready to go. 

The fire has clearly been brought under control. It started in a plant room near the food court and staff from the Castle Mall are waiting to get back inside. Shoppers and people with cars parked in the car park opposite are also hanging around. 

I can't smell any lingering smoke in the air, but my colleague can. 

Castle Mall fire 'broke out in a plant room'

Castle Mall fire: Picture from the scene

Kate Scotter

BBC Radio Norfolk

Four fire crews are bringing a fire at Norwich's Castle Mall under control.

Lots of people are milling outside after being evacuated - some are waiting to get their cars back.

Fire at Castle Mall
BBC

Castle Mall fire: No-one requiring treatment

The East of England Ambulance Service said it had one ambulance officer at Castle Mall in Norwich, in case a firefighter required medical assistance.

The shopping centre was evacuated and no-one has needed treatment, the spokesman added. 

The fire service said the incident was being scaled down. 

Castle Mall closure bad news for Burger King fan

Castle Mall has been evacuated following a fire.

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Shopping centre evacuated after fire

Norfolk fire service says the Castle Mall shopping centre has been evacuated and no-one had been hurt in the blaze.

It said crews from Carrow, Sprowston, Earlham and Wroxham were attending.

BreakingFire breaks out at Castle Mall in Norwich

The Castle Mall shopping centre in Norwich has been evacuated because of a fire and four fire engines are attending.

Careful newt hunt to ensure Norwich road work will continue

Helen Burchell

BBC News

Newt populations have been known to hold up or even have major construction projects cancelled so great care was taken with the planning of the northern distributor road around Norwich as the amphibians were known to be at three locations along its route.

Newt
BBC
  • Natural England has been overseeing the safe removal of the protected great crested newts to secure areas nearby.
  • Specially-trained Rocky the spaniel is being brought in for a week to ensure none remain along the 12-mile (20km) route.
  • Ecologists need to remove protected species and other wildlife to safe areas before work can begin on the road.
  • Since the warm spring weather brought the newts out of hibernation, more than 7km (4.3 miles) of amphibian fencing has been used to steer them into bucket traps in the three areas they have been found.
  • More than 340 great crested newts have been relocated together with 450 smooth newts, about 850 toads, 90 frogs and an assortment of reptiles and mammals, including a baby hedgehog.

Rocky the newt-sniffing spaniel

Helen Burchell

BBC News

Meet Rocky - the cocky and dewy-eyed spaniel with a sharp nose for conservation.

Rocky the spaniel
Wagtail UK

The specialist sniffer dog has been trained to detect great crested newts, a protected species in the UK.

He’s just started work along the route of the planned northern distributor route, a new road under construction around Norwich. 

Rocky can sniff out the amphibians, enabling ecologists to move them safely to new habitats away from the development and its construction traffic.

Travel: Two-vehicle accident blocks A1074 Dereham Road

BBC Travel

An accident involving two vehicles has blocked the outward bound A1074 Dereham Road from Norwich city centre at the Marl Pit Lane junction.

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Night life SOS crew welcomes taxi driver code

Nick Conrad

BBC Radio Norfolk

The Norwich SOS bus crew that looks after sick, drunk or distraught revellers has welcomed the introduction of a new code of conduct for taxi drivers.

SOS bus staff
BBC

Volunteer Steve Ginn said: "We are helped by a large number of people in the area such as police, ambulance crews, club door staff and others. Now, with the code of conduct, taxi drivers can help too.

"Staff are pleased to go anywhere in the city centre to help people in distress, and if taxi drivers can help by bringing them to us or even just informing us where they are we will be delighted.

"Our own code means we do not work alone. We have plenty of blankets to cover anyone's modesty and over the 15 years we have been in existence, we have never had any accusation of inappropriate behaviour."

Lafferty fears downplayed by Northern Ireland boss

Lyle Jackson

BBC Sport NI in Lyon

Northern Ireland boss Michael O'Neill has given fans some good news after Kyle Lafferty limped out of training.

"No major concerns at all - all fine all good," he said.

O'Neill said it was "precautionary" to take Lafferty out of training and added the Norwich striker "feels good" after being examined by a doctor.

Lafferty injury worry

Euro 2016

Lyle Jackson

BBC Sport NI in Lyon

Northern Ireland
PA

"Kyle Lafferty twisted lunging for a ball - and left the field appearing to be in some pain.

"The Norwich man scored seven goals in his nine matches during Group F qualifying."

Euro 2016: Kyle Lafferty 'injured in training'

BBC Sport

Kyle Lafferty has hobbled out of Northern Ireland's training session in France with an apparent groin injury.

Northern Ireland striker Kyle Lafferty
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The Norwich striker left the training session in Saint-Georges-de Reneins this morning, appearing to be in some pain after he had reached to control a ball. 

Lafferty's seven goals were crucial to Northern Ireland's surprise qualification for the finals in France. 

Euro 2016 warning over drink driving

Patrick Byrne

BBC News

Football fans celebrating before and after Euro 2016 matches over the next month have been warned not to drink and drive, as Norfolk and Suffolk police begin their summer crackdown.

Breathalyer
PA

Extra patrols are being carried out and any driver stopped over concerns about their driving or a vehicle defect, along with anyone involved in a collision, will be breathalysed, police said. 

Ch Insp Kris Barnard said: "This year's campaign coincides with Euro 2016 and while watching matches is very social, either down the pub or going round a friend's house, we would urge people not to be tempted to drink and drive."

King's Lynn Town sign Great Yarmouth winger

King's Lynn Town have made another new signing, bringing in Declan McAvoy from Great Yarmouth Town. 

The 24-year old is the son of Norwich City's assistant manager Frankie McAvoy. 

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Meanwhile, The Linnets' new owner Stephen Cleeve will meet supporters for the first time tonight. He's promising a big announcement will be made at a fans' forum at The Walks. 

Missing man on Vietnam mountain may have 'fallen in large waterfall'

BBC Radio Norfolk

Searchers fear that a Norwich man missing in Vietnam since Friday could have made his way to a valley that has a large waterfall, and may have fallen in.

Aiden Webb
Bluebell Baughan

Aiden Webb, 22, set off to climb mountains in the northwest of the country near Sapa on Friday, but lost contact with his friends. 

Forest rangers are continuing their search for him.

His girlfriend, Bluebell Baughan, says rangers are trying to contact capable team members from another town that have the skills and equipment to search down the waterfall.

Taxi code motivated by north of England child abuse probe

Nick Conrad

BBC Radio Norfolk

The introduction of a new code of conduct for taxi drivers in Norwich has been motivated by child abuse inquiries in the north of England.

Norwich taxi rank
Google

The code sets out how drivers can behave towards passengers and forbids inappropriate behaviour. This means they cannot take pictures or video of them, give them gifts or sweets or even get in touch with them on social media. 

Drivers are also being trained to spot possible signs of abuse in passengers, following a report that said taxi drivers in Rochdale and Rotherham played a "prominent role" in child abuse.