Heart's discovered that dog attacks in Essex have increased by 143% over the last 5 years.
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Attack happened in Colchester yesterday afternoon.
Fatal light aircraft crash could have been caused by the captain suffering severe heart problem, accident investigators said.
Essex model Jodie Marsh has been charged with harassment over text messages she allegedly sent to her ex-husband.
Detectives are investigating the deaths of an elderly couple in Southend.
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Man who killed his colleague with single punch to the jaw at a work Christmas party in Harlow cleared of manslaughter.
A man being questioned by police after a suspicious item was found at North Greenwich Tube station is 19-year-old Damon Smith, Sky sources can reveal.
More than 200 drug addicts are on the run after a mass escape from a rehabilitation centre in Vietnam.
A least five people have died after a light aircraft crashed at Malta airport.
Former British banker Rurik Jutting filmed the torture of one of his victims on his mobile phone, jurors at his murder trial in Hong Kong have been told.
One of the creators of comedy classics like Dad's Army and Hi-de-Hi!, Jimmy Perry, has died aged 93.
Actress Carey Mulligan was among protesters who left teddy bears outside the gates of Downing Street in protest at persistent, deadly attacks on Aleppo.
Bob Dylan's continued silence over his Nobel Prize for Literature is "impolite and arrogant", according to a member of the panel that awarded him the honour.
Sir Bruce Forsyth is focused on getting better and had made "no formal or informal decision about retiring", his manager has said.
Lewis Hamilton has revealed he was filled with dread throughout the US GP as the Austin victor anxiously fretted whether his Mercedes car would finish the race.
New research into heading a football has identified "significant" changes in brain function from routine practice.
Jose Mourinho was left to rue "incredible defensive mistakes" as Manchester United were beaten 4-0 by Chelsea on Super Sunday.
Antonio Conte has denied he tried to humiliate Jose Mourinho by whipping-up the crowd following Chelsea's fourth goal against Manchester United.
Spiders can tune webs to help catch prey or even attract a mate, according to researchers at Oxford University.
A giant puffball mushroom with a 1.5-metre circumference and weight of more than 10kg has been found - and quickly eaten - by a countryside ranger and her colleagues.
Police have released an image of a man suspected of stealing a Venetian blind by stuffing it down one trouser leg and up the back of his jacket.
A man who survived a face to face encounter with a great white shark says he feels "reborn" after the terrifying incident.
After young Junior Cox-Noon (above) rocked the internet with his incredibly thick hair, we take a look at these other babies with luscious locks!
Video Watch George Clooney's Utter Surprise At Discovering Brad Pitt And Angelina Jolie Are Divorcing
The Hollywood actor has been close friends for years with both sides of the A-List couple and is left speechless when he discovers that the pair have split in the MIDDLE of an interview.
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If you're a car fan you might find this hard to watch! A cocky driver couldn't even make it out of the car park in his expensive supercar!
We've been hit by a heatwave, but don't panic, these cute and practical fans will keep you cool on the go!
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.
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