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Essex v Surrey: Rain interrupts tightly-fought contest at Chelmsford

Sun, 05/28/2017 - 18:13
Rain interrupts a tight contest between Essex and Surrey at Chelmsford with the visitors 55-1 in their second innings.
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The former homeless woman poised to row around UK

Sun, 05/28/2017 - 09:54
Laura Try will eat her way through 224 packets of dry food during her 1,800 mile (2,900 km) voyage
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Essex v Surrey: Dan Lawrence and Ravi Bopara resist with bat for Essex

Sat, 05/27/2017 - 18:32
Essex's batsman put their side in a good position after Surrey's Kumar Sangakkara falls for 200 on day two at Chelmsford.
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Essex v Surrey: Kumar Sangakkara hits fifth first-class century in succession

Fri, 05/26/2017 - 18:51
Kumar Sangakkara leads a remarkable Surrey recovery against Essex with his fifth century in five County Championship innings.
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Colchester man hired hitman to kill stepfather

Thu, 05/25/2017 - 11:56
John Sales was stabbed 11 times in an attack "born out of sheer greed".
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White Gold: Inbetweeners writer honours Essex roots

Wed, 05/24/2017 - 19:56
The enduring image of 1980s Essex is at the heart of a new comedy by the writer of The Inbetweeners.
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Drug dealers 'could hold clues' in Chris May murder probe

Wed, 05/24/2017 - 14:42
Chris May was trying to expand his drug dealing operation when he went missing, police say.
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Nile Ranger: Southend United considering striker's future after prison sentence

Wed, 05/24/2017 - 09:50
Southend United will take time to consider striker Nile Ranger's future after he is jailed for eight months.
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Stansted Airport terror police arrest man, 37

Wed, 05/24/2017 - 03:23
A 37-year-old man was due to board a flight to Turkey before he was stopped by counter-terror police.
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Ex-Premier League striker Nile Ranger jailed for fraud

Tue, 05/23/2017 - 17:21
Nile Ranger is jailed for eight months after admitting online banking fraud.
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Michael Barrymore: Entertainer 'should get substantial damages'

Mon, 05/22/2017 - 13:35
The entertainer says his wrongful arrest over the death of a man at his home destroyed his career.
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Southend United: Ryan Leonard & Michael Timlin stay as six depart Roots Hall

Mon, 05/22/2017 - 13:01
Southend United player of the year Ryan Leonard has the option in his contract extended, but six players are released.
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Mental health deaths probed at Essex NHS trust

Mon, 05/22/2017 - 05:26
Essex police are looking into about 20 deaths, according to the mother of one of those who died.
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Essex v Hampshire: Jamie Porter stars as hosts win by an innings

Sun, 05/21/2017 - 16:49
Jamie Porter takes seven wickets in the match as Essex beat Hampshire by an innings and 97 runs inside three days.
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GetsMyVote: Female boxing club has its say on the election

Sun, 05/21/2017 - 08:46
A group of female boxers have their say on what gets their vote in the 2017 General Election.
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Essex v Hampshire: Visitors struggle with bat on day two

Sat, 05/20/2017 - 20:15
Essex take charge on day two of their County Championship Division One game with Hampshire by reducing their opponents to 92-7.
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Essex v Hampshire: Alastair Cook century puts hosts on top

Fri, 05/19/2017 - 18:56
Alastair Cook and Tom Westley both hit centuries as Essex take control on a rain-affected first day against Hampshire.
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Danielle Jones: Murdered teen case 'to be reviewed' by police

Fri, 05/19/2017 - 17:47
Five day body search involved radar, excavation and a search dog.
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Essex Police acted reasonably in Dunmow 'death by cop' attempt shooting

Fri, 05/19/2017 - 16:21
Man told passers-by he was going to have 'a shoot-out with the old bill'
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Former pirate Radio Caroline awarded broadcast licence

Fri, 05/19/2017 - 15:10
The famous ship-based pirate station gets an AM frequency to cover Suffolk and parts of north Essex.
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