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A domestic abuse hub has been officially opened in a bid to provide more support to victims across South Essex.
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Michael Barrymore is entitled to "more than nominal" damages against Essex Police over his wrongful arrest.
A man has been jailed for four years and banned from driving for five years after a fatal crash in Weeley Heath.
"Have fun in a safe environment" is Essex Police's message to festival-goers this year as Chelmsford gears up for the V Festival.
Colchester and Ipswich Hospitals could soon become one under plans to merge.
Two fairground workers have pleaded not guilty to charges they face over the death of a school girl on a bouncy castle in Essex.
Rathbone Brothers has confirmed that it is in talks over a £2bn merger with Smith & Williamson, in a bold move that would accelerate the consolidation of the wealth management sector.</
A fire that ripped through a plastic recycling plant was narrowly prevented from escalating to a bigger disaster, fire services have said.
A plot to blow up a plane with explosives hidden inside a large Barbie doll was foiled by Lebanon's security services.
The hunt for the man suspected of driving the van in the Barcelona terror crash has been extended to other European countries - as police confirmed a 15th victim of the twin attacks in Spain.
The original handwritten score for the Beatles song Eleanor Rigby is to be sold alongside the grave deeds of the supposed muse.
A petition to replace a Confederate monument in Virginia with a Missy Elliott statue has been signed by more than 20,000 people.
US comedian Jerry Lewis, famous for his role as The Nutty Professor, has died aged 91.
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A budding four-year-old astronaut who sent NASA a letter asking it to build a rocket he designed was thrilled when the space agency replied with their own letter praising him.
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