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Summary

  1. Police investigate "unexplained" deaths of two people and a dog on a boat at Wroxham
  2. Updates resume at 08:00 on Monday

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Thank you for joining us on a day dominated by continuing investigations into the deaths of a man and woman on a boat moored at Wroxham on the Broads.

Among the other stories we have covered was news that Norwich City have extended the contracts of Alex Tettey, Wes Hoolahan and Michael Turner, and on King's Lynn Town's search for a match day mascot.

You can scroll back through our updates for any you might have missed.

We'll be back at 08:00 on Monday. Have a good weekend.

Overnight weather: Mainly dry, feeling humid

Dan Holley

BBC Look East weather

A few isolated showers are possible tonight, but most places will be dry. It'll be mild and humid, with lows of 11C (52F).

Overnight weather map
BBC

There'll be some bright or sunny spells tomorrow, but there will also be a few scattered showers developing, which could be heavy or locally thundery. Highs of 22C (70F).

Get the full forecast where you live from BBC Weather.  

Watch: 'Sky-view' of the NDR route

If you've driven around the north of Norwich recently, you can't have missed the construction work taking place for the Northern Distributor Road.

The 20km (12.4 miles) dual carriageway will run from the A47 at Postwick, east of Norwich, to the A1067 north of Taverham.

Local photographer Mike Page has taken to the skies, and sent us this video showing the latest stage of construction work.  

Airport cyber attack: Investigations continue

Paul Moseley

BBC Radio Norfolk

An investigation by Norfolk police into a cyber attack on Norwich Airport is continuing.

In November, BBC Radio Norfolk received a call from a man claiming he had hacked into the airport's website to prove it was vulnerable to attack.

The man, who called himself "His Royal Gingerness", said he'd heard another hacker had planned to put fake bomb alerts on the site at Christmas, potentially causing chaos.

Fingers typing on a computer keyboard
BBC

 A 29-year-old man was arrested in Dover, in February, in connection with the cyber attack.  He was given bail until this month, and police now say he has been rebailed until August 1.   

Councils join forces to fight coastal erosion

Councils from Norfolk and Suffolk are joining forces to fight coastal erosion along the 220km (136 miles) of coastline from Holkham in north Norfolk to Landguard Point in Felixstowe.

Representatives of the council with a banner
BBC

Four councils - North Norfolk District, Great Yarmouth Borough, Waveney District and Suffolk Coastal District - have signed up to a new organisation, "Coastal Partnership East", bringing together resources and expertise.  

The great advantage of bringing together these four councils is we can share resources and expertise... helping us to meet some of the big challenges along our coastline."

Bill ParkerHead of coastal management, Coastal Partnership East

Broads deaths: 'Growing belief' that carbon monoxide may have been factor

Kim Riley

BBC Look East

Although investigations continue into the deaths of the two people found on a boat on the River Bure at Wroxham Broad, there's a growing belief that their deaths may have been due to carbon monoxide poisoning, say from a cooker or a heater on board.

Forensic officers' vehicles at the scene
BBC

That, of course, if yet to be established, and police stress the deaths continue to be treated as "unexplained".   

Today forensic teams have been at work at the site of a boatyard at the Norfolk Broads Yacht club, where the boat was towed. The Marine Accident Investigation Branch has been assessing the vessel.

Listen: King's Lynn Town search for new mascot

Chris Goreham

BBC Radio Norfolk sport

King's Lynn Town have launched a competition to find the club's first ever mascot. 

They're asking local primary schools to get involved in designing a new character to become part of the match day entertainment at The Walks next season.  

Manager Gary Setchell told me he looks forward to a "big old teddy bear high-fiving me every time we score"...

The closing date for the competition is 30 July.

Watch: Reporter looks back at 'gentlemanly' 1975 referendum

In 1975, Michael Cole was one of the BBC's referendum correspondents, and 41 years later he's gone back on the campaign trail to see how things have changed.

You can see more of his report in Sunday Politics at 11:00 on BBC One.

Climber was taking 'very serious risks' says travel expert

Yesterday we reported news of the death of Norwich man Aiden Webb, 22, who fell while solo-climbing a mountain in Vietnam.

Today travel expert Simon Calder has told us that Mr Webb was taking "very serious risks" climbing the mountain on his own.

Aiden Webb
Bluebell Baughan

Mr Calder, senior travel editor for The Independent, said people travelling to relatively poor countries could not expect the same standard of search and rescue efforts as in the west.

He said: "I'm sorry to say if his girlfriend goes to the police and says 'My boyfriend is lost on the mountain' they're going to say 'Well, what do you expect us to do about it?'. 

"That sounds terribly harsh but I'm afraid they're poorly resourced; they don't have the same scope to organise big rescues and their response."

Wroxham deaths: More details released

The man and woman found dead on a boat on the Norfolk Broads were aged in their 60s and 50s respectively, police have said.

Officers were called to the privately-owned boat at about 16:00 yesterday. The body of a dog was also found on the boat.

Investigations are continuing.

'Disney' kittens dumped by roadside

Five kittens have been rescued by the RSPCA after they were found dumped by the roadside in Attleborough last week.

The five kittens in a box
RSPCA

The three female and two male five-week-old kittens were discovered in a cardboard box on West Carr Road, by a passer-by who heard them mewing.

The box that contained the kittens
RSPCA

The kittens have been named Nemo, Bruce, Dory, Flo and Squirt after characters from Disney's Finding Nemo. RSPCA officer Paige Burnham says they're doing well, and "hopefully will be ready to be rehomed in a few weeks".

Wroxham boat deaths: Broads Authority rangers were first on scene

The Broads Authority has issued this statement from its chief executive John Packman regarding the deaths of a man, a woman and a dog on a boat at Wroxham Island.

It says: "We received a call from a member of the public at 16:00 who was also advised to call the police while we mobilised. Two of our rangers were first on scene at 16:20 and we provided support to the emergency services.

Broads scene with yacht
BBC

"They transported police officers and paramedics to the private cruiser, advised police on the details of the vessel and closed the river while maintaining access for officers as required throughout the evening."The boat was recovered by rangers and the river was reopened at 21:30 when we were stood down but we will continue to help with any ongoing investigations."Our thoughts and sympathies are very much with all those affected by this tragedy.”    

Watch: Police at scene of 'unexplained' boat deaths

Investigations are continuing into the deaths of a man and woman whose bodies were found on a boat moored on Wroxham Broad yesterday afternoon.

The deaths are being treated as unexplained.  

Peregrine falcon chick died following 'harassment' from dominant female

Back to the sad news about the loss of the peregrine falcon chick from the Norwich Cathedral spire.

Nigel Middleton, from the Hawk and Owl Trust said the bird left the nest box - as seen in the video below -  yesterday morning and landed on a very low wall.

"We had to intervene and take her back up to the bell tower so that the parents, the male bird, could actually bring her food," he said.

"And all things were going well and then she started to get a lot of harassment from the dominant female that we now have there, the newcomer and unfortunately that newcomer treated her not as an existing fledgling chick but as an intruding peregrine falcon."

Picture: A Red Arrow's-eye view of Norwich

At the speed they travel, you might think everything would be a blur, but the Red Arrows passed over Norwich yesterday and managed to take this fantastic picture.

It's certainly proving popular on social media, getting 366 "likes" on Twitter at the last count.

View more on twitter

Wroxham deaths: Who raised the alarm?

BBC Radio Norfolk

Police were called to Wroxham Island after the public alerted them over the amount of time the boat had been moored there.

Aerial photo showing Wroxham Island
Mike Page

It was then that police found the bodies of a man and a woman and a dog on the privately-owned boat. 

Officers say they are currently in the process of contacting their next-of-kin and no further details will be released at this stage. 

Wroxham deaths: Two dead confirmed as man and a woman

More now on the deaths of the two people at Wroxham. 

Officers have confirmed the two bodies are of a man and a woman, and that they are treating the deaths as unexplained

They were called to the scene at Wroxham Broad yesterday afternoon. The Marine Accident Investigation Branch has been called in to assess the boat, which has been towed away to a local boatyard.

Police forensic van at Wroxham yacht club
BBC

BreakingNorwich City extend Hoolahan, Tettey and Turner contracts

Chris Goreham

BBC Radio Norfolk sport

Norwich City have announced that Alex Tettey, Wes Hoolahan and Michael Turner (pictured) have all triggered one-year contract extensions. 

Nine players are leaving the club, including Gary O'Neil who signed for Bristol City yesterday, and youngsters Jamar Loza, Reece Hall-Johnson and Cameron King. 

Michael Turner
Getty Images

Two other academy graduates, Michee Efete and Ray Grant have signed new one-year deals with the option of a further year. 

Tragedy on the Broads

Eastern Daily Press

Here's a look at the EDP's front page:

Eastern Daily Press front page
Eastern Daily Press

Broads deaths: Site of discovery 'very isolated'

BBC Radio Norfolk

Wroxham Broad is not closed off today and boats are able to get through after yesterday's grim discovery. 

Describing the mooring where the boat containing the bodies was found, Wally Webb said: "It's very isolated, that little strip of land, which is just covered in bushes and shrubs; it's a little thin green strip right across on the far side of the Broad to me."

Map showing Wroxham Broad
BBC

Broads deaths: Question mark over boat ownership

BBC Radio Norfolk

BBC's Wally Webb says it's not clear who owns the boat discovered yesterday with the bodies of two people and a dog on board at Wroxham Broad. 

Wroxham Broad
David Dixon/Geograph

He said: "What we don't know at this stage is whether this was a privately-owned boat, in which case, it's likely that the people who were discovered on board lived locally, or whether it was a hire craft. 

"And if it was a hire craft, of course, it would be very easy then for the police to trace that back to the yard, and the yard will have all the details of the people who hired the boat."

Broads deaths: Boat no longer on mooring

BBC Radio Norfolk

Police have told us the investigation into the deaths at Wroxham Broad is at a very early stage.

Map showing Wroxham
BBC

Officers from Great Yarmouth CID are leading the investigation and say the deaths are being treated as unexplained. 

This morning BBC Radio Norfok's Wally Webb was at the Broad and he said: "I've been to the scene and am looking out over the island. 

"There's no boat any longer on the 24-hour mooring where the boat was discovered, so I think it's fairly safe to assume that they (police) brought it here to the Norfolk Broads Sailing Club."

Broads deaths: What do we know?

Philippa Taylor

BBC Local Live

The first we knew about the deaths at Wroxham Broad was when police issued a press release yesterday afternoon at 17:20.

It said they'd been called to the boat a little earlier, at 16:00, following concerns for safety due to the length of time the vessel had been moored in that location. 

On attendance, officers found two people and a dog dead on the boat, moored near Wroxham Island.

A seal was put in place around the area, while officers from Great Yarmouth CID determine the circumstances surrounding the deaths, which are being treated as "unexplained".

Scene of Wroxham Broad
BBC

People 'have a lot of questions' about Broads deaths, says county councillor

Graham Barnard

BBC Radio Norfolk

A seal is in place around an area on the Norfolk Broads where two people and a dog were found dead on a boat yesterday afternoon.

Wroxham Broad
David Green/Geograph

Police were called to Wroxham Broad after concerns were raised about a boat that had been moored near Wroxham Island, and officers from Great Yarmouth CID are now investigating the circumstances surrounding the deaths.

Local councillor Tom Garrod says people naturally have a lot of questions: "I think one of my roles as a county councillor is actually once the police investigation comes back, to see what lessons the police and Broads Authority think local authorities can learn from this."

Peregrine falcon chick dies

Sad news now. We told you yesterday that one of the four peregrine falcon chicks at Norwich Cathedral had flown the nest.

Well, we've just heard that the chick has died. We'll bring you more news shortly.

Peregrine chick dies
Paul Jenkins

Friday's weather: Warm with hazy sunshine

Elizabeth Rizzini

BBC Look East weather

It'll be dry and bright through the morning with some warm hazy sunshine. The odd shower could develop this afternoon, however most places are likely to stay dry. 

It will be staying warm through the afternoon, but coastal areas will be slightly cooler. Top temperature inland: 21C (70F).

Mild again tonight with cloudy skies and a risk of the odd shower. Lows of 12C (54F).  

Get more on the forecast where you live from BBC Weather.

Welcome to Friday's Norfolk Live

Philippa Taylor

BBC Local Live

Investigations will continue today into the deaths of two people and a dog, on a boat on the Broads.

Concerns were raised after people noticed that a boat moored near Wroxham Island had not been moved for a long time.

Police say the deaths are being treated as "unexplained" at this time.