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Police have charged a teenager with the murder of a man who was stabbed in a park in Chelmsford.
Police are looking for a man after a woman was assaulted on an Essex.
Essex Police are being investigated by the IPCC over the suicide of a teacher who they suspected of being a paedophile.
Two people have been charged with sex offences against young boys and girls in Basildon.
Essex County Council to receive £49m cut in government funding
Murder investigation launched after man found stabbed in Chelmsford park.
Police are appealing for witnesses following a fatal road collision in Braintree this morning (Thursday, December 18).
Russia's central bank has announced a bailout of the troubled Trust Bank - the first such rescue in the country's currency crisis.
Pakistan plans to execute around 500 militants after the government lifted a moratorium on the death penalty in terror cases.
The accounting watchdog is to scrutinise the former finance director of Tesco during a probe into the financial statements of Britain's biggest retailer.
The owner of B&Q has sold a controlling stake in its loss-making China operation for £140m.
Tara Palmer-Tomkinson has blamed a panic attack for a meltdown at Heathrow Airport which led to her being arrested by armed officers.
The group behind the devstating hacking attack on Sony has apparently posted a message mocking the FBI.
Sir Elton John and David Furnish have officially married - nine years to the day they tied the knot in a civil partnership ceremony.
Sony has defended its decision to cancel a film mocking the North Korean regime after the studio suffered a damaging cyber-attack.
The curtain has come down on an incredible 11 days of Commonwealth Games sporting action in a glittering ceremony at Glasgow's Hampden Park.
Sepp Blatter has "every intention" of running for a fifth term as the head of world football’s governing body, according to officials close to the FIFA president.
Rangers boss Ally McCoist has left his role as manager and will serve out the remainder of his Ibrox contract on 'gardening leave'.
A 97th-minute bullet header from defender Martin Skrtel earned Liverpool a 2-2 draw in their Premier League clash with Arsenal at Anfield.
A German man has comfortably outdone the neighbours with Christmas decorations, as his house is sparkling with more than 450,000 lights.
A cyclist had a lucky escape when he was run over by a large lorry in China.
A dog has been credited with saving the life of its owner after nudging him and alerting him to a fire inside his California home.
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