A "monster'' teenager is due to be sentenced later for murdering two strangers in Colchester in 2014.
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Nearly 7,000 weapons have been handed in across Essex during a knife amnesty campaign.
The election to see who will be Essex's next Police and Crime Commissioner takes place on Thursday, 5 May.
Colchester Hospital has been told a "long-term partnership" with a neighbouring trust as the "only way" of securing better care long term.
Two men have been arrested as part of an investigation in historic child abuse allegations at a boarding school in Ongar.
The name has been released of a train driver who died while driving a c2c service from Essex into London.
A former doctor from Hornchurch has been jailed for a series of indecent assaults on patients.
A 16 year-old boy is due in court next month charged with possessing a knife in Chelmsford city centre.
The eurozone economy has finally recovered all the ground lost since the 2008 downturn after growth accelerated in the first quarter of 2016.
Shares in the owner of British Airways have fallen after it warned on the impact of the Brussels terror attacks on its revenues and growth plans.
Former Chelsea striker George Weah is making a second attempt to become President of Liberia.
At least 20 people have been arrested after scuffles broke out between protesters and supporters of Donald Trump in California.
Arthur Simpson-Kent, the partner of EastEnders actress Sian Blake, admits killing her and their two children, his lawyer has said.
Plans to hold a John Wayne Day in California have been rejected after several lawmakers accused the actor of being racist.
Oscar winner Alicia Vikander is to follow in Angelina Jolie's footsteps by taking on the role of archaeologist and adventurer Lara Croft in a new Tomb Raider film.
Detectives are looking into whether Prince was being prescribed drugs by a doctor in the weeks before his death - and whether the star died of an overdose.
Ander Herrera says Manchester United are determined to delay Leicester's Premier League title party to keep their own top four dreams alive.
Jurgen Klopp has warned Villarreal that Anfield awaits after his side's 1-0 defeat in their Europa League semi-final first leg.
Liverpool have been ordered by a tribunal to pay Burnley a £6.5m transfer fee for striker Danny Ings, with a further £1.5m in add-ons.
Dele Alli's season is over after he was hit with a three-match ban for punching West Brom's Claudio Yacob in the stomach.
An American Airlines flight had to return to a Seattle airport after it was hit by a bird on takeoff, leaving a large dent in the plane's nose.
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A tiger was found wandering the streets of suburban Houston, after deadly floods around the Texas city led to its escape.
The 'Late Late Show' host paired up with Gwyneth Paltrow to brush up on their dance skills, but they got more than they bargained for.
The chilling moment an oblivious snowboarder is chased by a huge bear has been accidentally captured on film...and you won't believe how terrifying it is!
The 'Trainwreck' actress is no stranger to telling it how it is, or standing up for herself, but the comedienne really stuck it to the haters after a fashion magazine made a BIG slip up.
The 'Hello' hitmaker is never one to mind her P&Qs, so it's no surprise she let slip a few cheeky words upon learning there had been a technical difficulty...
Regardless of how much mileage you have on your clock this new test claims to be able to calculate a new age for you depending on how well you've looked after yourself. This could be your chance to drop a decade in minutes!
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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