The developing stories in Essex and East Herts updated throughout the day.
A Jaywick man's been jailed for trying to kill a woman with a meat cleaver.
It's after fraudsters have been conning elderly people out of millions of pounds
The Prime Minister has told Heart he is confident the East of England Ambulance Service is improving despite figures showing huge delays in patients being transfered into hospitals over Christmas.
People in Grays could lose their level crossing, because too many people are risking their lives on it.
Sam Smith, George Ezra, Ellie Goulding and Essex's Olly Murs have been announced to play at this summer's V Festival in Chelmsford.
David Cameron announces plans to build 200,000 more homes for first time buyers in a speech in Colchester.
A man in his 20s is in a critical condition in hospital after being injured during a 20 man brawl in Epping.
Two men have been arrested after another man was found with serious head injuries in Halstead.
Two Australian men convicted of drug smuggling in Indonesia have been taken from a prison in Bali to an island where they face execution by firing squad.
A Sky News investigation has led to calls for the NHS to explain why it appears to be wasting millions of pounds sending cancer patients to the United States instead of Europe for treatment that is
A 16ft python has been found dead in a canal, sparking a police appeal for information.
A jury has been selected for the trial of Boston Marathon bombing suspect Dzhokhar Tsarnaev.
American country music star Carrie Underwood has given birth to a baby boy.
Fans of The Walking Dead could make a killing in property by bidding for a chunk of a town where part of the AMC television series was filmed.
China's box office takings have beaten those in the US for the first time after new year celebrations brought a bumper February.
Madonna has announced a new worldwide tour - just days after she tumbled off the stage in front of millions at the Brit Awards.
McLaren's Fernando Alonso will miss the Australian Grand Prix following his crash during the second pre-season test in Barcelona.
Arsene Wenger has said Arsenal are currently "nowhere near" being involved in the race for the Premier League title, but could overtake second-placed Manchester City.
Hashim Amla's 20th one-day international century set South Africa on course for their second 400-plus total in an as many World Cup matches and a 201-run win over Ireland.
Jose Mourinho has guaranteed that Chelsea captain John Terry will be with the club next season.
Thousands of members of the Unification Church have married in a mass wedding in South Korea.
A Japanese island which is home to just 22 people is being overrun by cats.
Police digging into the mystery of a tunnel found near a Toronto sports centre have said the builders posed no threat to the city but have refused to reveal its purpose.
Two runaway llamas caused a stir on the streets around a retirement complex in Arizona before being captured and returned to their owners.
Prepare for some serious jealousy as you witness the happiest dog in the world.
There's something ridiculously cute about children playing with their pets, and this little girl is no exception!
Prepare to see the President of the United States like you've never seen him before in this hilarious video!
In the latest drop from 'Fifty Shades of Grey', Christian shows Anastasia his playroom for the very first time!
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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