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'Wind warning' on day of bouncy castle death

Thu, 04/19/2018 - 16:49
A weather warning was in place the day a bouncy castle blew across a fairground killing a girl.
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World Championship: Ronnie O'Sullivan faces Stephen Maguire; Mark Selby plays Joe Perry

Thu, 04/19/2018 - 13:05
Five-time winner Ronnie O'Sullivan will play Stephen Maguire in the first round of the World Championship, while defending champion Mark Selby faces Joe Perry.
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'Major stroke' survivor to run London Marathon

Wed, 04/18/2018 - 17:03
Rachel Farrant has recovered after doctors told her when she was 18 that she might never walk again.
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Bouncy castle that killed Summer Grant 'packed away'

Wed, 04/18/2018 - 14:51
Seven-year-old Summer Grant died after being inside the bouncy castle which blew across a fairground.
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Courtney Senior: Colchester United winger signs new contract

Wed, 04/18/2018 - 12:21
Colchester United winger Courtney Senior signs a new contract, keeping him a the club until the summer of 2020.
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John Pordage death: Bradley Blundell charged with murder

Wed, 04/18/2018 - 06:59
John Pordage, 34, was shot dead at a petrol station in Essex in August last year.
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Summer Grant: Bouncy castle that killed girl not 'adequately anchored'

Tue, 04/17/2018 - 17:12
Summer Grant died because the inflatable she was on wasn't "adequately anchored" a court hears.
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Scott Fenwick: Chelmsford City striker scores back-to-back hat-tricks of penalties

Mon, 04/16/2018 - 20:19
Non-league striker Scott Fenwick scores back-to-back hat-tricks from the penalty spot.
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FC Barcelona 'hot dog and Coke' Good Samaritan found

Mon, 04/16/2018 - 15:03
Dr Smart and his 16-year-old son were looking for a stranger who helped them at a Barcelona match.
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Braintree Town: National League South club accept one-point deduction

Mon, 04/16/2018 - 12:49
Braintree Town are deducted a point in National League South for fielding an ineligible player in two successive games.
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Tom Johnston, 86, granted weightlifting wish

Mon, 04/16/2018 - 12:14
A former powerlifting champion's wish to do a deadlift again at the age of 86 comes true.
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County Championship: Yorkshire and Essex abandoned without a ball bowled

Mon, 04/16/2018 - 11:04
Yorkshire and Essex's County Championship match at Headingley is abandoned without a ball bowled because of a wet outfield.
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Man charged after five hurt in Canvey crash

Mon, 04/16/2018 - 09:49
The injured men were all in their 20s and taken to hospitals in London and Essex.
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Canvey crash: Arrests after five hurt in 'hit and run'

Sun, 04/15/2018 - 14:39
Two teenagers are in custody after five pedestrians were injured on Canvey Island.
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Teenagers sprayed in face near Harlow pizza takeaway

Sun, 04/15/2018 - 14:02
The teenagers were sprayed in the face during an argument outside a pizza takeaway in Harlow.
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Commonwealth Games: Daryl Selby & Adrian Waller beaten in doubles final

Sun, 04/15/2018 - 05:51
England's Daryl Selby and Adrian Waller are beaten in the Commonwealth Games men's squash doubles final.
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Canvey crash: Five hurt as car hits pedestrians

Sat, 04/14/2018 - 19:14
One person is in a critical condition and another has a "potentially life-changing leg injury".
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Colchester United 1-3 Notts County

Sat, 04/14/2018 - 18:32
League Two promotion-chasers Notts County put in a strong second-half performance to claim a comeback win at Colchester United.
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Oxford United 2-0 Southend United

Sat, 04/14/2018 - 17:53
Oxford win for the first time under Karl Robinson and earn a vital three points in their bid to avoid relegation.
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County Championship: Yorkshire-Essex rained off again at Headingley

Sat, 04/14/2018 - 14:05
No play is possible for the second day running at Headingley for Yorkshire and 2017 county champions Essex.
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