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Two men from Albania died 500 metres from Harwich Port after failing to smuggle themselves into the country.
Five people have been left homeless after a house fire in Tilbury.
A children's charity says thousands of children in Essex are being left traumatised by bailiffs being sent to their homes to chase unpaid council tax.
A man in his 60s has died after a crash near Sawbridgeworth.
A man, armed with what is thought to be a gun, has threatened a woman and tried to rob her on Canvey Island.
A motorcyclist has suffered multiple injuries after a collision with a car in Southend.
A CCTV image has been released of man police want to speak to over a sexaul assault in Southend.
Campaigners to get Essex's streetlights kept on say plans to leave them on for an extra hour overnight is a "very small step".
Nigeria's two main presidential candidates have signed an agreement not to stoke tensions ahead of Saturday's tightly contested elections.
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An investigation is under way into the life of the co-pilot who has been blamed for causing the French Alps plane crash.
A policeman has been arrested on suspicion of murdering his wife at their home in Northampton.
The saga of the Crawley family in Downton Abbey will come to an end after the sixth series later this year, ITV has confirmed.
North Yorkshire Police says it has spoken to some potential witnesses over the Jeremy Clarkson incident in a county hotel.
Joan Collins has said she never in a "billion years" expected to be made a Dame after receiving the honour at a ceremony at Buckingham Palace.
Fifty Shades Of Grey director Sam Taylor-Johnson has announced she will not be making the next two movies in the franchise.
James DeGale's world title fight against Andre Dirrell will take place in Boston on 23 May.
Morgan Schneiderlin has reiterated his desire to leave Southampton this summer if the club don't qualify for the Champions League.
Australia are through to the World Cup final to play New Zealand after beating India by 95 runs in the second semi-final in Sydney.
Football Association chairman Greg Dyke is planning contract talks to extend Roy Hodgson's current deal as England manager.
Electricity in the air appears to help animals predict earthquakes, according to a new study of the phenomenon.
A bungling burglary suspect has been arrested by police after he sent out messages on social media leading them to his hiding place.
Scientists say they have found signs of a devastating meteorite which hit Australia millions of years ago.
Pope Francis, who recently claimed the thing he missed most was being able to slip out for a pizza, received a special delivery from a stranger as he waved to crowds during a visit to Naples.
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