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A murder investigation has been launched after a man stabbed in Basildon died from his injuries.
Councils in Essex called in the bailiffs nearly 57,000 times to collect their debts last year, according to new figures.
A man from Rochford has avoided prison for harassing the family of Lee Rigby.
Pictures of missing Chris May from Kelvedon are being displayed on billboards across the country as part of the search to find him.
Two youths have attacked a man who is almost completely blind in an underpass in Laindon.
A former Essex Tory MP has been quizzed for a second time by detectives investigating historical allegations of child sex abuse.
A man has been arrested on suspicion of murder after a man was found dead following a fire in Southend.
A Chelsea Pensioner has been jailed for 12 months for sexually abusing a woman in her 20s in his room in the Royal Hospital.
The US military says it has confirmed the death by drone strike of a "very dangerous" British computer hacker for Islamic State in Syria.
Bold and brassy, colourful and controversial, she made the current Tory extrovert Nadine Dorries look like a shrinking violet.
The man who set up the adultery website Ashley Madison has stepped down as CEO of its parent firm Avid Life Media after it was hacked.
Glamour model Tila Tequila has been kicked out of the Celebrity Big Brother house for previously posting comments on social media saying she sympathised with Hitler.
A "dangerous, misleading and wrong" Bollywood film is facing legal action from an international aid charity, amid claims it could endanger lives.
A legal fight over the possessions of Robin Williams includes his large bicycle collection, books and artwork, a lawyer for the late actor's widow has said.
A cameraman stops Usain Bolt in his tracks, Jennifer Lawrence and Amy Schumer join forces and will Adele FINALLY release her new album in November?
Tottenham have signed Heung-Min Son from Bayer Leverkusen, subject to the forward receiving a work permit.
Wolfsburg's director of sport Klaus Allofs says Manchester City have made an 'astonishing' salary offer to Kevin de Bruyne.
Everton chairman Bill Kenwright has confirmed the club has rejected a transfer request from defender John Stones.
Southampton crashed out of the Europa League on Thursday after a lacklustre performance against Danish champions FC Midtjylland.
Two fire crews were called to free a cow who got its head stuck in a garden chair.
Sheriff's deputies have interviewed more than a dozen girls called Destiny as part of an investigation into a prom invitation spray-painted on to a cliff in Idaho.
Four people have been injured after they were caught in a giant sinkhole at a bus stop in China.
Oxford English Dictionary have added a whole bunch of new words, with 'Bants', 'Brain Fart' and 'Wine O'clock' being added to the list!
This blushing bride got more than she bargained for when her groomsmen presented her with a hilarious 8-minute choreographed routine.
News anchor John Brown storms off live on TV, refusing to talk about the Kardashian clan anymore.
We can't get over how adorable this little one is! Watch how he tries to break a board in his Taekwondo class to get his very first belt.
Another day, another duet by the McBusted singer and his adorable toddler.
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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