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County Championship: Somerset dominate champions Essex on second day

Mon, 08/20/2018 - 18:31
Somerset dominate Essex after an impressive bowling display and lead by 165 at the close on day two of their Division One match.
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Port of Tilbury roof death: Man heard 'snap' before death fall

Mon, 08/20/2018 - 16:32
An inquest is examining the circumstances of roofer Jonathan Moore's death at the Port of Tilbury.
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Man arrested over rape at RiZE Festival in Essex

Mon, 08/20/2018 - 16:28
The 41-year-old is accused of attacking a female festivalgoer in the camping area.
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Arrests after Colchester stab and hot water attacks

Mon, 08/20/2018 - 15:35
A 48-year-old man remains in custody following the Colchester attacks, which police say were linked.
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Trescothick knock frustrates Essex

Sun, 08/19/2018 - 18:10
Marcus Trescothick falls five short of a century as Somerset frustrate the Essex attack on day one at Taunton.
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Harlow police pursuit ends in the arrest of three teens

Sun, 08/19/2018 - 14:52
The police helicopter was deployed to locate the occupants of the car after the nine-mile chase.
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Men hurt in stab and hot water attacks in Colchester

Sun, 08/19/2018 - 13:29
Police say the attacks in Essex are linked and have arrested a man, 19.
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Boy, 13, arrested after stabbing in Southend

Sun, 08/19/2018 - 11:11
A 16-year-old boy was airlifted to hospital after being stabbed in the shoulder and back.
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Southend United v Bradford City

Sat, 08/18/2018 - 10:58
Live coverage of Saturday's League One game between Southend United and Bradford City.
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Mansfield Town v Colchester United

Sat, 08/18/2018 - 10:46
Live coverage of Saturday's League Two game between Mansfield Town and Colchester United.
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Braintree Town v Havant & Waterlooville

Sat, 08/18/2018 - 10:45
Live coverage of Saturday's National League game between Braintree Town and Havant & Waterlooville.
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Take a trip on the historic Southend cliff lift

Sat, 08/18/2018 - 01:00
A cliff lift built in 1912 that takes tourists from the clifftop to the seafront has reopened.
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T20 Blast: Notts Outlaws & Sussex Sharks claim final two T20 quarter-final spots

Fri, 08/17/2018 - 22:06
Defending T20 Blast champions Notts Outlaws and Sussex Sharks win their final group games to secure the last two quarter-final spots.
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Hunt for Westcliff-on-Sea man who kept caiman and snakes at home

Fri, 08/17/2018 - 19:00
Lee Thompson is convicted in his absence of keeping a caiman and snakes in poor conditions at home.
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Measles warning at RiZE Festival after Essex outbreak

Fri, 08/17/2018 - 15:57
Young people aged 18-25 who have not had the MMR jab are particularly at risk.
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Ryanair: 'Tinkerbell' thrown off flight at Stansted

Fri, 08/17/2018 - 15:24
A man dressed as the Peter Pan fairy was taken off the plane to Poland by armed officers, police say.
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Tiptree joins race to build fruit-picking robots

Fri, 08/17/2018 - 14:44
It is a job better-suited to humans, but fruit growers say fewer people want to do it these days.
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Essex building site fire smoke seen from Canary Wharf

Fri, 08/17/2018 - 13:10
Workmen were reportedly seen on scaffolding at the time the fire took hold.
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Nine cows killed in crash on A12 near Witham

Fri, 08/17/2018 - 12:56
The dual carriageway was shut for more than five hours after the crash, early on Friday.
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T20 Blast: Kent beat Somerset to qualify for quarter-finals

Thu, 08/16/2018 - 22:27
Kent Spitfires qualify for the T20 Blast quarter-finals with a thrilling victory over Somerset, while Yorkshire and Sussex also win.
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