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Ryanair pilots reject bonus to work through cancellation crisis

Wed, 09/20/2017 - 23:49
Pilots had been offered cash to work extra days after the airline was forced to cancel thousands of flights.
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Hampshire v Essex: Champions 76 all out but perform well after following on

Wed, 09/20/2017 - 18:10
New champions Essex are bowled out for just 76 by Hampshire but fare better after following on at the Ageas Bowl.
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Take Me Out contestant Charlie Watkins 'took own life'

Wed, 09/20/2017 - 16:01
Charlie Watkins lost his job because he took four days off to film the TV show, an inquest hears.
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'Dirty Argies' tweet councillor faces no further action

Wed, 09/20/2017 - 11:38
The mother of Mike Lilley grew up on the Falkland Islands, which were invaded by Argentina in 1982.
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Southern, Merseyrail, Arriva Rail North and Greater Anglia rail staff strike

Tue, 09/19/2017 - 19:29
Members of the Rail, Maritime and Transport union (RMT) are staging two 24-hour walkouts in October.
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Hampshire v Essex: Late wickets leave Division One champions in trouble

Tue, 09/19/2017 - 18:41
County champions Essex collapse to 33-5 as late wickets tumble to leave Hampshire well on top at the Ageas Bowl.
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Private ambulance spending rise in England by 22% in two years

Tue, 09/19/2017 - 15:42
NHS England ambulance trusts spent £78m on private firms in 2016-17, up from £64m two years ago.
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Ryanair cancels 255 flights to and from London Stansted

Tue, 09/19/2017 - 10:54
The airline says issues with pilots' holidays will affect fewer than 2% of its flights.
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Alastair Cook: England opener not included in Essex squad for Hampshire game

Mon, 09/18/2017 - 16:25
Former England captain Alastair Cook is not picked by new county champions Essex for this week's game against Hampshire.
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Southend United: Phil Brown determined to eradicate defensive 'fragility'

Mon, 09/18/2017 - 09:42
Southend boss Phil Brown is determined to rid his side of the defensive "fragility" after nine games without a win.
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South Ockendon stabbing: Man charged with murder

Sun, 09/17/2017 - 11:35
Daniel Adger, 34, died in hospital after being found injured at an Essex property in August.
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Southend United 2-2 Northampton Town

Sat, 09/16/2017 - 18:39
Two goals in the space of three second-half minutes sees Southend United secure a draw with 10-man Northampton Town.
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Cheltenham Town 3-1 Colchester United

Sat, 09/16/2017 - 17:51
Cheltenham Town pick up only their second League Two win of the season with victory against 10-man Colchester United.
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Essex Fire Service spent £400,000 on legal costs

Sat, 09/16/2017 - 00:10
The Essex brigade spent the money in one month on the case of its dismissed chief, figures reveal.
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Kevin Malthouse death: Second murder accused remanded in custody

Fri, 09/15/2017 - 18:10
Former Tilbury Football Club player Kevin Malthouse was fatally stabbed in Grays in Essex.
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Essex win County Championship: Title win 'start of more to come'

Fri, 09/15/2017 - 16:21
Essex players and staff react to the county's first Championship title success since 1992.
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South Ockendon stabbing: Man held on suspicion of murder

Fri, 09/15/2017 - 15:44
Daniel Adger, 34, died in hospital after being found injured at an Essex property in August.
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Ryanair plane makes emergency landing at East Midlands Airport

Fri, 09/15/2017 - 13:38
Ryanair said the plane - which was supposed to be going to Copenhagen - landed safely.
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Essex win County Championship: Lancashire defeat at Somerset confirms title

Fri, 09/15/2017 - 12:03
Essex become county champions for the first time since 1992 as closest challengers Lancashire lose to Somerset at Taunton.
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Prince Harry meets students at the Wilderness Foundation

Thu, 09/14/2017 - 17:40
Prince Harry joins students as they take part in activities including shelter building and fire lighting.
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