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'Remember our stillborn babies in Christmas cards'

17 hours 23 min ago
Grieving parents say including their children's names "acknowledges the little life that was".
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Scunthorpe United 2-2 Colchester United

Sat, 12/14/2019 - 18:29
Two goals in four second-half minutes sees Colchester come from behind to extend their unbeaten run to six matches in a draw at Scunthorpe.
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Southend United 2-2 Rotherham United

Sat, 12/14/2019 - 18:11
Sol Campbell awaits his first League One win as Southend manager after Freddie Ladapo's second-half equaliser rescued Rotherham a 2-2 draw at Roots Hall.
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Jail for Colchester couple who sexually abused baby

Fri, 12/13/2019 - 19:15
The "predatory" couple were trusted by the parents of the children left in their care.
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Scottish Open: Mark Selby knocks out Ronnie O'Sullivan in Glasgow

Fri, 12/13/2019 - 18:47
Mark Selby covers Ronnie O'Sullivan's fist bump in rock paper scissors style before knocking the former world champion out of the Scottish Open.
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Grays lorry deaths: Driver denies links to human trafficking plot

Fri, 12/13/2019 - 13:28
Two 15-year-olds were among 39 Vietnamese nationals found dead in a lorry trailer in October.
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Harry Lennon: Southend defender apologises after Dover pub video

Fri, 12/13/2019 - 11:23
Southend's Harry Lennon apologises after being filmed out with Dover players after their FA Cup loss to the non-league side.
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General election 2019: Headlines in the East of England

Fri, 12/13/2019 - 09:11
BBC political reporters look at the main headlines in the region.
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Election results 2019: Tories increase majorities as Essex remains blue

Fri, 12/13/2019 - 07:23
Chelmsford and Colchester, two seats the Liberal Democrats targeted, saw Tory majorities increase.
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Westcliff murder: Man dies from stab wounds after 'disturbance'

Thu, 12/12/2019 - 11:55
The man died at the scene and no arrests have been made.
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Southend United chairman Ron Martin says club would go bust 'tomorrow' if he left

Thu, 12/12/2019 - 11:49
Southend United chairman Ron Martin says the League One strugglers would go bust "tomorrow" if he left the club.
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General Election 2019: Polling stations open in East

Thu, 12/12/2019 - 07:05
There are 72 seats being contested across the region.
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Jim Smith: Harry Redknapp hails ex-Oxford, Portsmouth & Derby boss as a 'great football man'

Wed, 12/11/2019 - 16:22
Former Portsmouth boss Harry Redknapp describes Jim Smith, who died at the age of 79 on Tuesday, as a "great football man".
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Mid Essex whistleblower gets £127k for unfair sacking

Wed, 12/11/2019 - 13:42
Andrew Smith receives compensation for his 2015 sacking from Mid Essex Hospital Services Trust.
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Lorry stuck on Essex crossing barrier almost hit by train

Wed, 12/11/2019 - 12:03
A concrete lorry came within seconds of being struck by a train carrying passengers in Essex.
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Greater Anglia: Delivery of new Bombardier trains delayed

Wed, 12/11/2019 - 00:43
The fleet of 111 new Bombardier trains will not enter service until the spring, says the operator.
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Scottish Open: Ronnie O'Sullivan says he will keep taking risks after trick shot nearly costs him win

Wed, 12/11/2019 - 00:27
Ronnie O'Sullivan says he will continue to take risks after a trick shot almost cost him victory over Dominic Dale in round one of the Scottish Open.
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Harley Watson's classmates pay tribute to Loughton car death pupil

Tue, 12/10/2019 - 15:28
A minute's applause is held at Harley Watson's school, a week after his death.
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Greater Anglia disruption expected 'until further notice'

Tue, 12/10/2019 - 14:26
Trains are delayed and cancelled across Cambridgeshire, Suffolk, Norfolk and Essex.
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Loughton 'hit-and-run': Harley Watson died of head injury

Tue, 12/10/2019 - 10:51
Harley Watson died after being struck by a car outside his Essex school.
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