A murder investigation has started after a man was found stabbed inside a bedsit in Westcliff.
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Greater Anglia has apologised as Essex train passengers are set for a second day of disruption because of emergency repairs to a bridge in Witham.
A 22 year-old man is due in court today charged with murder after a woman was stabbed in Pitsea.
A pensioner has died after he was struck by a tractor trailer near Colchester.
Two people have been arrested over a stabbing in Basildon that left a man with life-changing injuries.
Travellers are being warned of lengthy delays on train services between Chelmsford and Colchester after a bridge was damaged at Witham.
A 55 year-old man has been arrested over a stabbing in Chelmsford.
A police officer has been injured after the marked car he was in hit a lamp post while chasing a suspected stolen vehicle near Basildon.
Greek voters have overwhelmingly refused a deal of billions of euros in exchange for more cuts and austerity measures - but what does it all mean?
Asian stock markets are down - with Europe's expected to follow - amid fears over Greece's possible exit from the eurozone.
The family of murdered teenager Alice Gross have urged the coroner to investigate why British authorities were apparently unaware of her killer's criminal past.
Forecasters say Britain is set for more hot weather later this week, but until then the weather is likely to be a tale of two halves - of the country at least.
Lionel Richie says he's got Glastonbury to thank for bagging his first number one album in the charts in more than two decades.
Diana Douglas, the first wife of Kirk Douglas and mother of Michael Douglas, has died after a battle with cancer at the age of 92.
Billy Joel has married his girlfriend Alexis Roderick in a surprise ceremony at the singer's Long Island estate.
The controversial Confederate flag on the Dukes of Hazzard car will be painted over with an American flag, its owner says.
Southampton are prepared to take legal action in their quest to secure Toby Alderweireld from Atletico Madrid, Sky sources understand.
Lewis Hamilton has described his inspired decision to pit for intermediates with 10 laps remaining of the British GP as the best tyre call of his career.
The United States have won the Women's World Cup, beating Japan 5-2 in the final in Vancouver.
Lewis Hamilton won the British GP for the third time on Sunday – eventually – after having to overcome a fast start from both Williams drivers as well as rain showers which struck Silverstone.
The Independence Day hot dog eating contest has taken place in the US, but fans have found the result a little hard to swallow.
A North Dakota man's self-penned, two-word obituary has been published in his local newspaper.
Aliens resembling humans must have evolved on other planets, a leading biologist has claimed.
A woman's ankles were broken when a dolphin jumped into her family's boat in southern California.
Kanye West is forced to bow down to Queen after his Glastonbury festival rendition of 'Bohemian Rhapsody' gets upstaged in this hilarious video.
Journalists are often guilty of asking pointless and empty questions to famous ladies… but here are five times these correspondents were told where to stick it. Now that's girl power!
There are some things that never fail to amaze us!
We've heard of underwater gymnastics, but these youngsters are bringing new meaning to the phrase "dive right in!"
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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