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A 15 year-old boy has been attacked by a man with a metal pole while walking home from school in Waltham Abbey.
Passengers are facing long flight delays into and out of Stansted and Luton which could last all day
A woman has been left with serious leg injuries after she was hit by a car in Westcliff.
David Cameron has led dozens of international tributes to Nelson Mandela, who has died in South Africa aged 95.
Shadow chancellor Ed Balls has told Sky News he “couldn’t give a t***” about speculation by newspapers and bookmakers about his future after stinging criticism of his Autumn Statement speech.
Thailand's Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra has proposed a referendum on her future as anti-government protesters prepare for a final push to force her from power.
Three people are in custody and being questioned by police in connection over football spot-fixing allegations.
Fast & Furious star Vin Diesel has spoken on Facebook about a touching visit to Paul Walker's mother following the death of the 40-year-old actor.
Stephen King has decided to give Twitter a try - but don't expect to hear a lot from him.
A Banksy mural stenciled on the side of a Hollywood gas station five years ago has fetched $209,000 (£129,000) at auction.
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Police have confirmed that three people are in custody as part of an investigation into spot-fixing allegations involving former Portsmouth defender Sam Sodje.
England took the second Ashes Test into a fifth day at Adelaide - but they are still staring down the barrel of a heavy defeat after being set 531 for victory.
Darren Barker's first defence of his IBF middleweight title ended in defeat after being stopped in the second round.
Luke Fitzgerald scored a hat-trick as Leinster ran in six tries during a crushing 40-7 victory at Northampton.
A Wendy's employee who dropped a partially smoked joint into a customer's cheeseburger has been fired and charged with marijuana possession.
Doctors at a Northern California hospital say a couple have given birth to an extremely rare set of naturally conceived identical triplets.
Darth Vader joins Instagram: and 3, 2, 1 POSE!
The Pope has revealed he once worked as a nightclub bouncer in his native Argentina.
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Peter the elephant joins in on a blues piano duet. Watch the incredible video here!
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Astronauts share their experience of space travel and the impact it's had on them.
A whopping 79% of women lie to their friends and family about the real reason they can’t go out on the town.
According to one in ten men a man's place is now well and truly in the kitchen.
Research has revealed that 85% of British men dream of an easy life.
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