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Gary Bassett death: Lloyd Deacon jailed for manslaughter

Fri, 01/19/2018 - 18:14
Lloyd Deacon's single kick to Gary Bassett's head caused a fatal brain injury.
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Patient 'froze to death' in East of England Ambulance delays

Fri, 01/19/2018 - 17:00
Leaked document reveals 41 cases where patients were either harmed or died during ambulance delays.
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'Stress ball' police boss Matthew Horne to keep job

Fri, 01/19/2018 - 14:05
Matthew Horne hurled a stress ball at a fellow officer's throat and pushed him into a desk.
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M25 crash: Defendant 'queried how far car would go on low fuel'

Fri, 01/19/2018 - 13:13
Motorist Tammy Langton and lorry driver Anthony Cheshire are accused of causing death by dangerous driving.
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Michael Barrymore: Pool death inquest bid blocked

Thu, 01/18/2018 - 18:11
Stuart Lubbock was found floating in a pool at the home of entertainer Michael Barrymore in 2001.
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East of England ambulance delays: Medical director to leave post

Thu, 01/18/2018 - 17:56
East of England Ambulance Service says Mark Patten's decision had been made some time ago.
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Storm winds cause thousands to lose power in Essex

Thu, 01/18/2018 - 17:23
High winds cause major disruption to Essex's rail network and blow the roof off a Jaywick pub.
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Masters 2018: Mark Allen beats Ronnie O'Sullivan at Alexandra Palace

Thu, 01/18/2018 - 16:48
Defending champion Ronnie O'Sullivan has been struggling with illness and says he is "glad" to be out of the Masters after losing 6-1 to Mark Allen.
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Lavenham's Angel Hotel temporarily closed after assaults

Thu, 01/18/2018 - 16:02
Police request a review of the Angel's licence after early morning assaults.
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Phyllis Reeve, 91, knits teddies for children around the world

Thu, 01/18/2018 - 15:23
Phyllis Reeve said she gets "satisfaction" from her work as it helps "make children happy".
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Cambridge rogue trader used gaffer tape to fix roof

Thu, 01/18/2018 - 14:59
Jobie Newland charges a woman £6,000 for a botched repair to a flat roof.
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East of England battered by high winds

Thu, 01/18/2018 - 11:46
Several roads were blocked by trees as high winds hit the region.
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Paralysed war veteran gets 'robotic skeleton'

Thu, 01/18/2018 - 00:48
Robotic skeleton enables paralysed war veteran to take first dog walk.
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East of England ambulance delays: 20 patients have died, says MP

Wed, 01/17/2018 - 19:40
The deaths occurred when a trust did not move into its highest emergency level, Clive Lewis MP says.
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John Pordage murder: Victim 'grabbed' alleged shooter

Wed, 01/17/2018 - 18:18
John Pordage died in August after the shooting at a BP garage in Chelmsford.
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Phil Brown: Southend United manager set to depart after almost five years

Wed, 01/17/2018 - 17:09
Southend United boss Phil Brown is put on gardening leave by the League One club while the two parties agree a settlement.
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Lorries destroyed in Harwich Stena Line ship fire

Wed, 01/17/2018 - 15:42
Essex County Fire and Rescue Service says there were about 400 people aboard the Stena Line ship.
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PDC Q-School: Colin Lloyd, Tony O'Shea & Darryl Fitton among players seeking tour cards

Wed, 01/17/2018 - 12:11
Former world number one Colin Lloyd is one of more than 600 players who will attempt to earn a PDC tour card at Q-School.
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Colchester United: Brandon Comley completes permanent move from QPR

Wed, 01/17/2018 - 10:29
Midfielder Brandon Comley agrees a permanent move to Colchester United from QPR for an undisclosed fee.
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Two Maldon swans shot in head with crossbow bolts

Tue, 01/16/2018 - 20:58
An RSCPA inspector says the mother and cygnet were shot near a golf club as "target practice".
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