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Essex one of the top ten places in the country for calls to the RSPCA about organised dog fighting.
Essex's Police and Crime Commissioner is launching a new initiative to prevent youngsters being exploited by gangs.
Abellio selling 40% of the Greater Anglia rail franchise.
More than half a billion pounds for social care across Essex but an extra 3% council tax levy will pay for it.
Tendring praised for support to those affected by flooding threats.
Flood-threatened residents have expressed relief on Essex's coast as a feared storm surge failed to deliver the chaos expected.
Evacuees escaping a predicted high tide and severe weather, which could cause mass flooding in a small Essex village, have begun arriving at a rest centre.
Gambia's outgoing leader, Yahya Jammeh, has been accused of emptying the country's banks of 500m Gambian dalasis (£9.2m) in the last two weeks of his reign.
The chief executive of Agent Provocateur is in talks about his future with the lingerie retailer as it progresses an urgent plan to inject new funds into the struggling business.
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Andy Murray's dreams of his first Australian Open win have been crushed in stunning fashion by Germany's 50th-ranked Mischa Zverev.
Johanna Konta's Australian Open charge shows no sign of slowing after the British No 1 beat Caroline Wozniacki to make the last 16.
Boris Johnson will be asked to justify his management of London's Olympic Stadium as part of an in-depth investigation into the "skyrocketing" costs of converting the arena for West Ham United. </
Novak Djokovic's hopes of a record-breaking seventh Australian Open title were shattered by an inspired Denis Istomin in a five-set thriller on Thursday.
A bovine visitor took a fancy to a neighbourhood swimming pool and couldn't resist an early morning dip.
Johanna Quaas is 90 years old and officially the world's oldest gymnast according to the The Guinness Book Of Records.
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