Two men have killed a family dog during an attempted break-in in Ongar described by police as "brutal and terrifying".
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A patient group has told Heart improvements at Colchester Hospital could take a long time, after the health watchdog released another damning report.
Essex County Council says improving cycle lanes and paths is key to getting more people on their bikes.
The health watchdog says it is taking urgent action against Colchester Hospital after releasing another damning report.
Essex's top fire firefighter says fixing the culture at the fire service will not be a quick fix.
An 82 year-old man who suffered serious injuries after a colliding with a bus in Tilbury last month has died in hospital.
Stansted Airport says it is working on plans to reduce aircraft noise for thousands of people who live nearby.
A damning new report has described the culture at Essex's fire service as "corrosive and toxic".
Hundreds of migrants have arrived in Munich, Germany, after they were allowed to leave Hungary and cross through Austria.
British yachtsman Andrew Ashman has died after being hit by a sail while competing in a round-the-world race, organisers say.
The packed impromptu camp set up at Budapest's Keleti railway station amid the refugee crisis has markedly thinned out and was half empty on Saturday morning.
A Syrian surgeon, who has made the perilous journey from war-torn Syria to Greece, has told Sky News he just wants to live in peace.
TV presenter Cat Deeley is expecting a baby.
Star Wars fanatics have queued through the night to be among the first to get their hands on toys from the new film in the series.
Mel Gibson will not be charged over a claim he shoved and abused a photographer who took photos of him and his new girlfriend.
Avril Lavigne has announced that she has split from her husband of two years, the Nickelback singer Chad Kroeger.
Lewis Hamilton remained unbeatable around Monza as he completed another hat-trick of fastest practice times ahead of the Italian Grand Prix.
Rafael Nadal, the winner of 14 major titles, is out of the US Open after throwing away a two-set lead against Italy's Fabio Fognini.
San Marino coach Pierangelo Manzaroli has criticised Roy Hodgson for suggesting England's Ashes-winning cricketers could play against his football team.
Top seed Novak Djokovic and defending champion Marin Cilic are into the fourth round of the US Open after winning their respective matches.
Ariel, Snow White and Cinderella may be known for their luscious locks, but one clever artist has given them the chop!
A new homeowner had a shock when one of the world's largest spiders arrived in a box in the post.
One of the UK's army regiments has a new - slightly unusual - Lance Corporal: a ram who has been promoted for "exceptional performance" and "good behaviour".
Scientists have discovered the fossilised remains of a giant sea scorpion which lived 467 million years ago during a dig in north-east Iowa.
The McBusted musician and his partner have some very exciting news to share...
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.
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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