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Boy, 10, spots Natural History Museum dinosaur error

Thu, 07/27/2017 - 15:11
Charlie "knows his dinosaurs" and spotted an incorrectly labelled one at the Natural History Museum.
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Arkadiusz Jozwik death: Accused boy 'defending friend'

Thu, 07/27/2017 - 14:31
The victim "was weaving around and saying 'fight me'", the court hears.
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Nile Ranger to return to Southend United when prison term ends

Wed, 07/26/2017 - 09:24
Southend United will give striker Nile Ranger a chance to relaunch his career when he is released from prison.
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Stephen McLaughlin and Dru Yearwood sign new Southend deals

Tue, 07/25/2017 - 18:37
Southend United midfielders Stephen McLaughlin and Dru Yearwood both sign new contracts with the League One club.
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Arkadiusz Jozwik death: 'Superman punch' killed Polish man

Tue, 07/25/2017 - 14:58
A 16-year-old boy denies the manslaughter of Arkadiusz Jozwik, who was attacked in Harlow in August.
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Essex crime commissioner takes over fire service

Tue, 07/25/2017 - 13:53
Essex's police and crime commissioner is the first in the UK to oversee the fire service too.
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Stansted Airport: Boy, 16, held over terrorism offences freed

Tue, 07/25/2017 - 11:38
The Kent teenager was arrested at Stansted Airport as he prepared to board an international flight.
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Dashcam shows young cyclist 'playing chicken' with car

Tue, 07/25/2017 - 10:00
A driver was horrified at the behaviour of a young cyclist who was veering into the path of oncoming traffic.
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Essex nursery 'closes because of universal free hours scheme'

Tue, 07/25/2017 - 02:03
Fidgety Fingers is one of many nurseries which say they cannot make government funding rates stretch.
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Colchester security van carrying money catches fire

Mon, 07/24/2017 - 14:40
Security van crew of two escape unhurt as vehicle catches fire in a Colchester street.
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Luke Prosser: Colchester United skipper to miss start of the season

Mon, 07/24/2017 - 10:27
Colchester United skipper Luke Prosser is to remain sidelined for a further six weeks missing the start of the new season.
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T20 Blast: No David Miller debut for Glamorgan as rain hits Essex match

Sun, 07/23/2017 - 15:46
David Miller is made to wait for his Glamorgan debut as their home T20 Blast match against Essex is abandoned because of rain.
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Hong Kong Masters 2017: Neil Robertson beats O'Sullivan in final

Sun, 07/23/2017 - 15:42
Neil Robertson beats Ronnie O'Sullivan 6-3 in the final of the Hong Kong Masters to seal a first title in 13 months.
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Ferrari at 70: Parade to be held in Essex

Sat, 07/22/2017 - 09:53
More than 100 Ferrari cars will travel through Essex to mark the manufacturer's 70th anniversary.
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T20 Blast: Riki Wessels hits ton as Kevin Pietersen suffers calf injury

Fri, 07/21/2017 - 23:06
Riki Wessels becomes the first Nottinghamshire player to score a Twenty20 century, while Kevin Pietersen injures a calf off the first ball he faces.
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Mikael Mandron: Colchester United sign Wigan Athletic striker

Fri, 07/21/2017 - 15:31
Colchester United sign Wigan Athletic striker Mikael Mandron on a two-year deal, for an undisclosed fee.
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Essex's Chiassaro wins bronze in London

Thu, 07/20/2017 - 22:22
Hannah Cockroft wins her third gold medal of the World Para-athletics Championships, while Georgie Hermitage storms to victory.
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England v South Africa: Tom Westley to make debut, Dawid Malan called up

Thu, 07/20/2017 - 18:00
Essex batsman Tom Westley will make his England debut in the third Test against South Africa, while Dawid Malan is also called up.
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T20 Blast: Kevin Pietersen hits 52 as Surrey beat Essex, Derbyshire win

Wed, 07/19/2017 - 22:35
Kevin Pietersen marks his return for Surrey with 52 to help them beat Essex by 10 runs in the T20 Blast
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Bradwell lightning strike 'like a bomb going off'

Wed, 07/19/2017 - 19:26
Lightning storms across the East of England destroy one man's home and cause travel chaos.
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